Rwanda, also known as the land of a thousand hills, is home to several national parks:
- Volcanoes National Park (Parc Nationals des Volcans) – Home of the mountain gorillas and where Dian Fossey worked for many years
- Nyungwe Forest National Park – Home to 13 primates including chimps
- Akagera National Park – 1,100km² of savannah and woodland, reminiscent of typical East African safaris.
- Gishwati-Mukura National Park – The newest park in Rwanda.