Boarding the natural habitat for almost half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas, Rwanda is one of the best places to go gorilla trekking. Visit Volcanoes National Park for the ultimate gorilla trekking experience. Or walk through the Nyungwe Forest to see 13 different species of primates and enjoy a sundowner cruise on Lake Kivu, one of Africa’s most beautiful lakes.
Gateway city: Kigali
Best time to travel: Year round
Highlights: Volcanoes National Park — Gorillas, Lake Kivu