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7 Days Rwanda Primates Safari – Best Rwanda Gorilla Trekking and Wildlife Tour
7 days Rwanda Primates safari introduces you to the “land of thousand hills”. Rwanda is a best place for an experienced African safari with chances to view mountain Gorillas and chimpanzees in Volcanoes national park where you will encounter in gorilla trekking and chimpanzee trekking activities including the tumultuous histories.
Highlights for 7 days Rwanda primates safari
- Gorilla trekking
- Chimpanzee trekking
- Canopy walk in Nyungwe forest
- Serenity at Lake Kivu
Detailed itinerary for 7 days Rwanda Primates safari
Day 1: Arrival at Kigali international Airport
Depending on your arrival time at the Kigali International Airport, your Guide will pick you and transfers you to your Hotel where you will be briefed from.
Accommodation; Hotel Mille Colline, Meal plan HB
Day 2: Nyungwe Forest national park
Have breakfast, and then transfer to Nyungwe Forest national park which is the largest montane forest at high altitude in East and central Africa consisting of over 13 primate species such as colobus monkeys, mangabeys, blue monkeys, chimpanzees, over 300 bird species, over 100 species of orchids.
Upon arrival check in and head for canopy walk which takes place above a deep gorge across the forest with chances to spot the blue monkeys, unique birds, back to the lodge for overnight and dinner. Nyungwe Forest Lodge, meal plan FB
Day 3: Chimpanzee tracking and Canopy Walk in Nyungwe Forest
After a morning breakfast, proceed to the park headquarters for chimpanzee tracking briefing in either Cyamudongo or Uwinka sections.
Enter the forest to search the chimps which takes unpredictable time, once you meet the primates, you are only allowed one hour of interaction with them. After the trek back to the lodge for relaxation or take a walk with the guide. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 4: Transfer to Lake Kivu
Have breakfast, transfer to the eastern part of Lake Kivu in Kibuye; with time allowing us, you will take a visit to Ndaba Falls or a walk in Kibuye town or even enjoy a boat trip to some Islands. Overnight and Dinner at Serena Lake Kivu, FB.
Day 5: Visit the shores of Lake Kivu-Ross Carr orphanage-Musanze
Have breakfast; depart to Lake Kivu for Musanze town with a visit to Orphanage Centre en-route. And later continue to Musanze on the foothills of the Volcanoes National Park. Overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge. FB
Day 6: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park
Have breakfast and then continue to the park headquarters for briefing, after the briefings enter in to the forest to search out the giant apes.
After meeting the giant apes you are allowed 1 hour with them for interaction. After the trek, back to the lodge for relaxation. Dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge, meal plan FB
Day 7: Transfer back to Kigali
Have breakfast and then embark to the journey to Kigali with Kigali city tour if time allows to view places like Genocide Memorial, Education centers and visiting to the local markets, as we make the end of our 7 days Rwanda Primates safari.
Inclusions for 7 days Rwanda Primates Safari
- Airport transfer
- 4 WD safari vehicle
- Gorilla permits
- Chimp permits
- Bottled water
- English/French Speaking Guide
Exclusions for 7 days Rwanda Primates safari
- Laundry fares
- Expenses and tips
- Extras at the lodge
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