Things to do after trekking gorillas in Rwanda
- The Volcanoes National Park entrance at Kinigi is also the starting point for hiking Sabyinyo’s imposing volcanic peak.
- Also within walking distance, accompanied by a guide, you can visit the grave of world-famous primatologist Dian Fossey and the graves of the gorillas she studied. If you have watched “Gorillas in the Mist,” you may recall Digit.
- Trekking to see the endangered Golden Monkeys.
- The birdwatching in Virunga is sensational.
- Community activities include colourful, traditional Intore dance performances and village walks to see the traditional way of life.
- The popular resort of Gisenyi, on the shore of Lake Kivu, is two hour’s drive from Rwanda’s gorilla trekking centre. Lake Kivu is the largest of Rwanda’s lakes and offers a wide range of beach and water sports.
For gorilla trekking stories and Uganda and Rwanda travel advice, click on the hyperlinks in the Ultimate Guide to Mountain Gorilla Trekking. Still got a question? Contact the Muzungu.