This is 5 day Rwanda Primates safari (counting Mountain gorilla trekking and chimps tracking in Rwanda). This safari begins and ends in Kigali. The safari will take you to the impressive Volcanoes National park for gorilla trekking adventure and later on continue to Nyungwe Forest National Park to track chimpanzee and return to the Kigali for flight back home.
Day 1: Arrival in Kigali
On landing, at Kigali International Airport, our tour guide/driver will welcome you and drive to the eminent genocide museum to see a percentage of the historical monuments in that place, have a city tour as you continue to Ruhengeri. Dinner and overnight at or Kinigi Guesthouse (FB)
Accommodation Options Here
- Gorilla Nest Lodge
- Kinigi Guesthouse
- Sabinya Silverback lodge
- Virunga Lodge.
- Hotel La Palme
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Parc National des Volcans
Accompanying breakfast in the early morning, depart to the headquarters of Parc National des Vocans for the briefing on the rules and regulations about gorilla trekking. With a packed lunch in and trekking equipments you will enter the tropical rainforest to start your trekking as you search for the groups of mountains gorillas. This is the most magnificent and tiresome wildlife experience that you will have as you will get extremely close with these primates and watch them at close proximity. You are allowed to stay with the gorillas for a maximum of one hour for observation and photographing. Dinner and overnightr at the lodge on day 1 (FB)
Day 3: Transfer to Nyungwe National Park
After breakfast at lodge/hotel on day 2, you will be transferred to Nyungwe Forest National Park. Visit the ancient King’s palace in Nyanza, Drive through the verdant hills covered with tea plantations and the vast Nyungwe Forest. Dinner and overnight at Gisakura Guesthouse / Nyungwe Forest Lodge / Nyungwe hill top view Hotel
Accommodation options here
- Nyungwe Forest Lodge
- Gisakura Guest House
- Nyungwe hill top view Hotel
- Peace Guest House.
Day 4: Chimpanzee tracking
Today morning you go chimps tracking in Nyungwe National Park. Delight in a whole day guided Nature walk inside the forest as you search for the 13 different primates species in this forest, among which are chimpanzees, Rwenzori colobus in addition to the golden monkeys, grey cheeked mangabey and olive baboons and more. It is habitant to more than 275 species. After the trekking return to your lodge for relaxation
Day 5: Departure
After taking breakfast, like a non-obligatory guided nature walk alternatively drive to Kigali instantly in order to have a last minute shopping. Move ahead to Kigali Airport to get your flight.