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Hike through jungles and forests of Rwanda to see rare mountain gorillas

Track mountain gorillas through the jungles and bamboo forests of Rwanda on eight-day eco-tours in July and December. Besides tracking the rare gorillas, travelers will search for chimpanzees and golden monkeys. All hikes are led by gorilla conservationists. Travelers also will visit Kigali, capital of Rwanda, explore massive Lake Kivu by boat, soak in the Kivu Hot Springs and take guided hikes through Nyungwe Forest. Trip limited to 12.

Dates: July 24 and Dec. 13

Price: July, $4,060 per person; December, $5,684. Included are accommodations, most meals, guides, admissions, activities and other excursions. International airfare not included.

Info: Gondwana Ecotours, (877) 587-8479


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