Top 3 summer activities in Rwanda : Rwanda is no doubt on of the top Africa destination for summer safaris and tours. And since the summer is upon us, we want to share with you the top 3 summer activities in Rwanda. Also some good news for you this summer, you no longer need a covid test to enter Rwanda; So you can entry to the country has been made pretty easy.

Here are the top 3 summer activities in Rwanda

Primate trekking

Spend an one hour with the gorillas in Volcanoes National Park, you will have the chance to watch a number of beautiful scenery like the different bird species, a number of primate species like the black and white colobus monkey, golden monkeys, Mona monkey and you will see rewarding views of the twins lakes of Burera and Ruhondo as you hike the Virunga mountains in Rwanda namely mount muhabura, mount gahinga, mount Sabyinyo and mount karisimbi in order to get to the habituated gorilla families in Rwanda. Once you get the gorillas, you will spend one hour observing their rewarding features like how they exit with one another.

Trek the chimpanzees in Nyungwe national park to understand more about the primate species in the wild for an amazing experience. Chimpanzee trekking in the park can be carried out in Nyungwe national park the primate hub of Rwanda where you will see a number of primate species making it the number one primate tracking destination in Rwanda.

Just like gorilla trekking where you spend time with the chimpanzees to understand more about the rewarding primate species in the park. Some of the most memorable features you will get to see about the species include their strength as compared to other primates like gorillas because it has been recorded in several encounters, gorillas especially infants have been seen being killed by the chimpanzees which has raised questions on how strong the chimpanzees are. Other primate species that can be visited include the golden monkeys an endangered group of species that are only endemic to the Albertine rift and these have rewarding features that you will also enjoy once you visit volcanoes national therefore during your Rwanda safari do not forget to carry your camera to take pictures of the primate species and other rewarding views for a memorable safari.

Wildlife adventures

The big five animals in Rwanda should also not miss out among the different attractions you will get to see when you participate in your Rwanda safari.  The big five animals in Rwanda can only be tracked in Akagera national park where you can take part in a number of activities like the morning game drives where you will see the rhinos, buffalos and the elephants grazing within the plains of the park and during the evening game drives you will also get to see the lions and the leopard hunting for prey. Other animal species that can be seen include; the zebras, oribi, impala, hippos, the endangered shoe bill stork a number of bird species like; African Darter, African Wattled Lapwing, Blue-cheeked Bee-eater, Common Squacco Heron, Crowned Lap wing, Eastern Grey Plantain-eater, Great Egret and many other attractions for an amazing Rwanda safari.

Water activities

Top 3 summer activities in Rwanda
Lake Ihema

You will have an amazing time visiting some of the water sources in the country that have a number of rewarding attractions that you will get to see when you participate in the different activities you take part in. among the notable water sources in the country are the twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo which are lava dammed lakes however these two beautiful and eye catching lakes have a unique story behind them they are believed to have been birthed by a sacred woman and up to now they are believed to have healing and spiritual power and you will get to see a number of people especially the locals carrying a bottle to take home with them cause they believe the waters can heal a number of diseases and health related problems like bareness.

Another interesting water sources in the country is lake kivu the largest fresh water lake in Rwanda that supplies over two thirds of the whole country, the lake is shared by the democratic republic of Congo. Lake Ihema and lake Shakani are also some of the water bodies that can be seen when you visit Akagera national park and these will offer amazing views of the park as you watch the different bird species especially the water birds catching fish from the lakes as you with a variety of different animal species like the rhinos, buffalos and many herbivores in the park feeding within the savannah plains as you take part in the boat cruise.

At the lakes, you can take part in a number of activities like swimming in lake kivu, you can also carry out water sports at one of the different beaches on the lake shore, you can also participate in fishing where you will have the chance to take home a fish as a reward in visiting the different water bodies in the country.

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