- Observe endangered mountain gorillas and golden monkeys on treks through Volcanoes National Park.
- Discuss gorilla conservation efforts with a researcher at the Karisoke Research Centre, founded by National Geographic Grantee Dian Fossey in 1967.
- Spend time in Kigali’s bustling Nyamirambo neighborhood, and share lunch and stories with local women who have gained job skills through a G Adventures–supported training centre.
- Track the “big five” on safari in Akagera National Park, and enjoy an insider’s perspective on anti-poaching efforts and community-led conservation initiatives here.
Embark on an unforgettable expedition to track mountain gorillas and golden monkeys, in the rainforest of Rwanda. Visit a research centre set up by Dr. Dian Fossey, who spent 18 years studying gorillas in the Virunga Mountains with support from National Geographic, and get up close to these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat. Set out in search of the “big five”—lions, leopards, elephants, and Cape buffalo—while on safari in Akagera National Park, while learning about the incredible conservation efforts that brought this onetime battleground back from disaster.
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