Tag Archive for: conservation

The Golden Monkeys of Rwanda

02 Nov
November 2, 2016

On the second day of our Rwanda adventures, we went trekking to see the golden monkeys, an endangered species that live in the lower bamboo forests of the Virunga Mountain Range. Our trekking group met at the Kinigi headquarters and we set off down the trail leading into the forest. Read more →

Gorilla trekking in Rwanda

23 Oct
October 23, 2016

The morning began early. At 4:30am our guide Gerald from Primate Safaris picked us up in a dark green Land Cruiser and we drove 90km northwest from Kigali to Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. We were on our way to trek through the rainforest to see the critically endangered mountain gorillas. Sharing 95% of our genes, there are only 880 gorillas left in the wild and only a handful of people have the opportunity to see them in their natural environment.

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