The wildlife junkies have a strong connection with Rwanda and the primary reason for this is the stunning primates residing in the dense forest and volcanic mountain of the country. Though Rwanda is the iconic land for spotting Mountain Gorillas, there are a number of other primates also available who are equally entertaining.
Other primates than Gorilla that can be spotted in Rwanda:
Chimpanzee Tracking: Considered as the cousins of human sharing 98% of Human DNA Chimpanzees tracking is one of the adventurous activities throughout the year. Nyungwe Forest National Park is the prime spot for chimpanzee tracking.
Golden Monkey Tracking:
Golden Monkeys are the stunning primates with their bright orange fur contrasting the green rainforests of the Virunga Mountains and Gishwati Forest provides stunning experience to the wildlife lovers. Spot these unique Golden Monkeys with your guides that are a treat for the eyes.
Colobus monkeys: Colobus Monkeys are from a unique supergroup spotted in Nyungwe are recognized with their black and white coloring and long hair.
L’Hoest’s monkeys: Spotted at Nyungwe and Gishwati Forest L’Hoest monkeys are endemic to Albertine Rift and live in small groups dominated by females, with a single male.
Olive baboons and vervet monkeys: The stunning Olive baboons and Vervet monkeys are found in Akagera National Park, which is a dream to wildlife photographers.