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This 6 Days Gorilla and Chimpanzee Tour Rwanda safari takes you through the best 2 National parks of Rwanda, which include Nyungwe National Park; a home to 13 primates species, and Volcanoes National Park, home of 360 Mountain Gorillas.

Trip Summary

  • Day 01: Arrival at the Airport in Kigali
  • Day 02: City tour in the morning and transfer to Volcanoes national park.
  • Day 03: Gorilla tracking and afternoon Nature walk
  • Day 04: Dian Fossey Hike and transfer to Lake Kivu
  • Day 05: Transfer to Nyungwe
  • Day 06: Cultural walk and Return to Kigali

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1 : Arrival at the Airport in Kigali

Arrival at airport in Kigali, you will be welcomed by one of our company representative who will transfer you to your hotel. Dinner and overnight at Flame Tree Village (Deluxe) /Serena Hotel (Luxury)/step town motel (Budget).

Day 2: City tour in the morning and transfer to Volcanoes national park

Morning visit to the genocide si memorial site, national museum, etc. After lunch enjoy a scenic drive to the Volcanoes national park, home to the endangered mountain gorillas.

Spend the evening at Iby’wachu Cultural Village where you will learn more about the Banyarwanda cultural practices and their tradition. Dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla view Lodge (Luxury)/Le Bambou gorilla lodge (Deluxe)/Hotel Muhabura (Budget).

Day 3: Gorilla tracking and afternoon Nature walk

This morning attend to briefs from the senior park ranger. The tour guide will transfer you to the starting point of the gorillas trail along with other trackers. Upon encountering the gorillas, spend at least an hour taking photography and observing their fascinating acrobatics. Later return to your Hotel for Relaxation. In the evening, you may go for cultural walk, where you will be entertained by the Banyarwanda community, or go for nature walk to the lakes and caves. Dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla view Lodge (Luxury)/Le Bambou gorilla lodge. (Deluxe)/Hotel Muhabura (Budget)

Day 4: Dian Fossey Hike and transfer to Lake Kivu

In the morning, you may undertake a hike up to Karisoke research centre, established by Dian Fossey. Learn more about the activities of Dian Fossey of mountain gorilla conservation. On return, you will transfer you to Lake Kivu. Dinner and overnight at Lake Kivu Serena Hotel(Luxury)/ Stipp Hotel(Deluxe)/Paradise Malahide(Budget).

Day 5: Transfer to Nyungwe

In the morning after a relaxed breakfast, transfer to Nyungwe with en route stop overs for photography and lunch. Dinner and overnight at Nyungwe Forest Lodge (Luxury) / Nyungwe top view hotel (Deluxe)

Day 6: Cultural walk and Return to Kigali

After breakfast transfer to the park headquarters for briefing before embarking on chimp tracking; later transfer back to Kigali with en route visit to the King’s Palace at Nyanza, Butare Museums and Murambi Genocide Memorial Site.

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