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Portrait of a golden monkey eating leaves in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda, Africa

Sleek Silverbacks: Tune Into the Gorillas of Rwanda

A family of mountain gorillas, led by a silverback, munches on leaves just meters away from you in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park. This is their last remaining forest habitat, and thanks to peace returning to this country, travelers can visit them. This surely ranks as one of the most extraordinary wilderness experiences anywhere, and it takes a specialist to get it right. Enchanting Travels consultants are committed to crafting an unforgettable Rwanda itinerary for you. Reach out to us, to seal the deal on an exceptional holiday. On the ground, expert trackers will help you hike into the mountains to see gorilla families in their natural environment. Besides trekking to meet gorillas, other famous walking trails in this park include one to the tomb of the famous murdered gorilla researcher Dian Fossey, immortalized in the Hollywood movie Gorillas in the Mist.

For years, civil war and genocide have marred life in Rwanda, and this background is never far away. In the capital Kigali, everyone should stop at the fine Kigali Genocide Memorial Center museum to learn about the country’s tragic history.

At least 13 other primates live in Rwanda’s Nyungwe Forest National Park just two hours south of the capital city. A 197-foot-high canopy walk takes visitors through the lush mountain forest to meet black-and-white Angola colobus monkeys, chirpy baboons, grey-cheeked mangabeys, or curious vervet monkeys. These wonderful creatures will have you laughing and staring right back at them in awe.

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Gorilla trekking at Mountain Gorilla View, Rwanda

Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda

6 Days: $ 5,290 / person
Follow in the footsteps of Dian Fossey. This short trip takes you deep into the heart of gorilla territory – Volcanos National Park, where half the world’s gorilla population lives!
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Gorilla Trekking, Rwanda, Africa

Kenya and Rwanda: Call of the Wild

10 Days: $ 9,590 / person
Hear the call of the wild in this epic adventure of Kenya and Rwanda. This tour takes you gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park and to the wildlife of the Masai Mara and Laikipia.
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At Enchanting Travels, our unique tours are built on extensive knowledge of our destinations, an outstanding team of professionals, and personalized top-notch service. Our work is consistently recognized by prestigious organizations across the travel industry. In 2020, we have been awarded the Travel Weekly Magellan Gold Award for the World’s Leading Tour Operator – Overall, the Lux Life Magazine Award for the Most Trusted Online Tour Operator, and North America’s Leading Tour Operator by World Travel Awards.
Magellan Awards 2019

“This was truly an “Enchanting” adventure! The value and service was beyond excellent! The entire team ensured every detail was taken care of and went out of their way to welcome us! And every hotel and excursion was amazing, and we were greeted with welcoming open arms every where we stayed! Nothing was left to chance…and we felt so secure knowing Enchanting Travels had everything lined up for us! Even our lodges said Enchanting Travels was a top-notch company!”

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David FeitlerUSA

“We have used Enchanting Travels twice to help us with our African adventures, and totally appreciate the details and planning. Visiting several countries in Africa requires transfers and planning, and Enchanting were on top of everything.”

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Carolyn DavidUSA

“We received complete support from Enchanting’s travel experts from day 1. They were very prompt in developing an itinerary that fit into our budget and interests; answered all our questions with clarity and advised on various options and special arrangements we wanted to make.”

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Vijay KayathUSA

“This was the trip of a lifetime for my husband and I. It was first class service from the moment we landed. The ease of having everything pre-booked for us really allowed us to enjoy our trip. I would highly recommend this service for anyone looking to plan a trip like this.”

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Alan Strozza & Lori BesenUSA

“We chose Enchanting Travels for a Kenya, South Africa and Botswana trip. We will not hesitate to rely on them in the future. Everyone from start to finish was informative and dependable. Enchanting Travels even surprised us with an awesome dinner experience for just the two of us.”

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Sherrie & StevenUSA

“We have traveled with Enchanting five years in a row. The travel experience with Enchanting has always been unique and memorable for us, for they offer fully customized itineraries that perfectly suit our needs. They always go above and beyond to fulfill our needs throughout our travel.”

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Alison LoveUSA

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Discover our enchanting world your way. Our experts completely customize your private tour to match your interests and preferences through their comprehensive knowledge of each destination.

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Enchanting Travels custom-designed our African Adventure to include all the specific locations and activities we were interested in. We did not have to worry about any details and were free to enjoy the most extraordinary adventure that was a once-in-a-lifetime experience for our first visit to Africa, including activities at Victoria Falls, safari adventures with great guides, and all the accommodations were fantastic.

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Enchanting Travels Guest - Couples enjoying at Victoria Falls Zimbabwe, Africa

Judith MoranUSA

We were recommended by friends to use Enchanting travel to help plan our Africa Experience. From first contact to the conclusion of the trip Enchanting travel supported our every need and looked after every detail. Our trip was absolutely flawless and an experience of a life time. I would be happy to discuss our trip with any potential customers as we feel our agenda gave us the perfect overview of sights, culture and safari activities. We came home and feel we missed nothing.

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Enchanting Travels Guest in Victoria Falls Zimbabwe, Africa

Jonas WilliamsUSA

This was truly an “Enchanting” adventure! The value and service was beyond excellent! The entire team ensured every detail was taken care of and went out of their way to welcome us! And every hotel and excursion was amazing, and we were greeted with welcoming open arms every where we stayed! Nothing was left to chance…and we felt so secure knowing Enchanting Travels had everything lined up for us! Even our lodges said Enchanting Travels was a top-notch company!

Rating 5/5
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