9 Days Gorillas, Wildlife & Chimpanzee Safari in Rwanda

The 9 Days Rwanda Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Wildlife Tour  takes you Chimpanzee Tracking in Nyungwe Forest National Park, Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park and Wildlife Tour in Akagera National Park Rwanda.

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 Tracking & 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

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
Best Rwanda Gorilla Safari

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: Transfer to Akagera National Park

After breakfast, with our leisurely drive return to Kigali with visit to other museums, with lunch in Kigali and then after drive to Akagera wildlife national park an extension of Tanzanian plains where you can spot variety of wildlife species like the lions, elephants, buffaloes, warthogs among others. Dinner and overnight at Akagera game lodge, meal plan: F/B
Wild-Lions in Akagera

Day 7: Game drive & Boat Cruise

Dawn game drive to look for early riser wildlife species and other wildlife like the lions, elephants, buffaloes, giraffes, warthogs, water and bush backs, among others. Return to lodge for lunch and after in the evening prepare for boat ride along the Ihema Lake and over the cruise expect to spot various wildlife along the shores and birds as well. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight, meal plan: F/B

Day 8: Transfer to Kigali

After breakfast you can enjoy a more morning game drive to spot more wildlife that you missed yesterday. After embark the safari vehicle and transfer back to Kigali with lunch en-route with another stop to some local markets to shop souvenirs to take home. Dinner and overnight at Kigali Serena Hotel/Okapi Hotel, meal plan: F/B

Day 9: Departure at the Kigali Airport

After breakfast from the hotel take another city tour visiting more genocide memorials experiencing the historical and tribal issues that made Rwandese massacre each others. Lunch and after proceed to the airport for your flight transfer.

The safari includes:
  • Ground transportation
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
  • Chimpanzee Trekking Permits
  • Boat cruise at Lake Kivu
  • Gorilla Trekking Permits
  • Lunch
  • Canopy trail
  • Professional English speaking guide
Exclusions:

Airfares, Visa, tipping fees to locals and porters while trekking chimpanzees, Laundry, Cigarettes, Luxury drinks and any other personal nature expenses not mentioned in the itinerary.

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