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    Meeting the mountain gorillas of Rwanda

    Live out your Dian Fossey dreams in the Virunga Mountains, where a close encounter with endangered mountain gorillas remains one of the world’s ultimate wildlife experiences Read More»

  • Flowers in the memorial garden at the genocide memorial centre.

    Rwanda: Let there be light

    The sky turns black and thunder roars overhead. The people of Kigali run for cover, seeking shelter wherever possible, leaving Rwanda’s colourful capital eerily quiet. And then the downpour stops.… Read More»

  • Rwanda & Uganda: In search of silver backs

    The Virunga Massif covers three East African national parks and is the ideal starting point for an ape-spotting adventure — from gorillas in Rwanda’s tropical highlands to the chimpanzees of… Read More»

  • A chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) in Cyamudongo Forest, Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda.

    Rwanda: On the trail of chimpanzees

    It’s not quite 6am and I’m already walking on a muddy trail in Rwanda’s lush Nyungwe National Park. I’ve been told that an early start is essential if I want… Read More»