6 Days Primate Safari Tour in Rwanda

The 6 Days Rwanda Primate Safari Tour takes you Chimpanzee Tracking Adventure in Nyungwe Forest National Park, Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park, a visit to Lake Kivu and a nature walk along the Canopy Walkway.

Trip Overview

Day 1: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park

Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking & Canopy Walk in Nyungwe

Day 3: Transfer to Lake Kivu

Day 4: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Day 5: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Day 6: Departure to Kigali

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park

After your breakfast from your hotel or upon your arrival at Kigali airport meet our company representative and exchange greetings, thereafter transfer to Nyungwe forest with stopover at some of the Rwanda genocide memorials to experience the massacre information of Rwandese who lost their lives. Lunch en-route, and after transfer to the forest and have dinner and overnight at Nyungwe forest lodge/Nyungwe hill top hotel/Gisakura Guest House. Meal plan: H/B

Day 2: Chimpanzee Trekking & Forest Canopy Walk

After breakfast meet at the park offices for briefing about the forest and the primates, thereafter enter into the forest searching for the chimpanzee in the branches of the trees and as you look for the chimps expect to spot other primates like the white and black Columbus, vervet monkeys, red tailed monkeys and variety of birds. Lunch and thereafter enjoy the evening canopy walk viewing various birds and canopies. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight, meal plan: F/B
Nyungwe Chimps Trek

Day 3: Transfer to Lake Kivu

After breakfast from your lodge embark our safari van and transfer back to lake Kivu with lunch en-route and upon your arrival at the shores of the Lake enjoy the sun bathing the white sand, enjoy the swimming, with time available take the boat ride visiting to the fishing villages. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight stay, meal plan: F/B

Day 4: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Have breakfast and then embark the safari vehicle and transfer to volcanoes Gorilla Park, a home to the some of the mountain gorillas in the mist. The park has got so far now ten gorilla families launched for tourism gorilla trekking and each family is visited by 8 clients per day. Experience village walk at Ruhengeri visiting some of the local community projects. Dinner and overnight at Lebombou lodge/Laplame Hotel/Muhabura lodge/Kinigi guest house, meal plan: F/B

Day 5: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Have breakfast, thereafter continue to the park head quarters for briefing about the mountain gorillas in the mist and the park as well, after enter into the jungle to search for the mountain gorillas and you meet them stay with them for about an hour while taking the unforgettable photographs and videos. Have your packed lunch, and then return to the park offices for your gorilla trekking certificate. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight, meal plan: F/B

Day 6: Departure to Kigali

After breakfast, with our leisurely drive return to Kigali with visit to other museums, genocide memorials and local markets. Lunch and after transfer to airport for your return flight back home.

The safari includes
  • Ground transportation
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
  • Chimpanzee Trekking Permit
  • Gorilla Trekking Permit
  • Boat cruise at Lake Kivu
  • Lunch
  • Canopy trail
  • Professional English speaking guide
Exclusions
  • Airfares
  • Visa
  • Tipping fees to locals and porters
  • Laundry
  • Cigarettes
  • Luxury drinks

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