Gondwana is Featured in The Boston Globe!
Gondwana’s Rwanda Ecotour has been featured in The Boston Globe’s travel recommendations. The column Here, There, Everywhere features local trips in Boston, destinations in distant countries and travel accessories that can be used by anyone. Kari Bodnarchuk’s title, “See Rwanda’s Landscape, Gorillas and Capital” encompasses the highlights of this ecotour.
Each excursion on the Rwanda trip focuses on the country’s natural background. The Boston Globe writes, “…a boat ride on Lake Kivu (one of the African Great Lakes)” is a signature part of this trip. Additionally, guests will enjoy a guided tour of a coffee farm and roastery. The coffee industry is one of the ways that the Rwandan community recovered after the political turmoil of the early 1990s. Exploring the hills of the coffee farm, Lake Kivu and it’s hot springs give travellers a glimpse of Rwanda’s landscape.
Mountain Gorillas in Virunga
Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda is the defining excursion on this ecotour. “Hike into the Virunga Mountains to see some of the last remaining mountain gorillas in the world,” while encountering a vast expanse of lush greenery and exotic animals. A professional gorilla tracker and a Gondwana guide will lead a group into the rainforest to find a habituated gorilla family. Seeing these primates play, spend time with their children and interact with visitors is an unforgettable experience.
Rwanda’s Capital, Kigali
It’s been about 20 years since the Rwandan Civil War and Genocide. Since then, Kigali has experienced a revival. The city’s art and culture movement is growing, and Kigali is known as one of the safest African travel destinations. Guests will take a cooking class with the students of ASPIRE Rwanda, giving travellers an opportunity to spend time with locals. Gondwana will donate some of the trip’s proceeds “…to ASPIRE Rwanda, a nonprofit that teaches urban women the skills they need to earn a living.”
Travel With Gondwana Ecotours
The Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda adventure is sure to enchant Bostonians and global citizens alike. Being featured in The Boston Globe brings Gondwana and our Rwanda trip a large audience, which increases the awareness and exposure to the Rwandan community. We hope that this opportunity brings visibility to the animals and citizens of Rwanda, while promoting Gondwana’s style of environmentally-friendly small group travel to the world.