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Golden Monkey Trekking

Although Rwanda is best known for its gorilla population, expeditions to view the golden monkeys in the Virunga heartlands are increasingly popular. Found only in the bamboo forests of the area's volcanic mountains, the endangered primate is both mysterious and fascinating. Many tour operators offer Golden Monkey viewing…

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Gorilla Trekking

Most visitors to Rwanda come to track the endangered mountain gorillas in the far northwest of the country, on the slopes of the Virunga Mountains within the Parc des Volcans. Despite their fierce reputation, gorillas are peaceable primates, the largest and most ferocious looking of the ape family, and the chance to…

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Nyungwe Forest Chimpanzee Trekking

Rwanda is a hotspot for viewing primates in their natural habitat, and along with gorillas and golden monkeys, chimpanzees are a major draw. While many people are used to seeing chimps in movies and zoos, many tour operators offer trips into Nyungwe Forest National Park to view them in their natural habitat, while guides…

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