5 Days Rwanda Gorilla & Chimps Safari Tour

Starting from

Entebbe/Kampala

Destination (s)

Tanzania

Duration

10 Days, 9 Nights

Accommodation

10 Days, 9 Nights

5 Days Gorillas & Chimps in Rwanda

5 Days Rwanda Primates Safari includes visits to Nyungwe Forest National Park to monitor wild chimps, a canopy walk, and a transfer to Volcanoes National Park for a tour. Itinerary
Day 1: Transportation to Nyungwe National Park

Our tour guide will meet you at the airport or hotel and drive you to Nyungwe Forest National Park. Dinner and overnight at Nyungwe Forst Lodge (Luxury), Nyungwe Top View Hotel (Mid-range), and Gisakura Guest House (Basic).
Day 2: Chimp Tracking – Canopy Walk/Nature Walk/Bird Watching

After an early breakfast at your hotel, proceed with your guide to the Nyungwe forest headquarters for a briefing on chimp tracking. The rangers know the finest locations to readily track the chimps. As you walk through the jungle, you will encounter other primates such as monkeys, which will pique your interest as you move closer to the chimps. You return for lunch and rest after spending time with the chimps. You go for a forest canopy stroll in the afternoon. Dinner and stay at your Day 1 hotel.
Transfer to Volcanoes National Park on Day 3

Arrive at your accommodation early, and your guide will transport you to Volcanoes National Park. The route will take you through Lake Kivu, where you will have clear views of the water body and opportunities to photograph the stunning scenery. Have lunch on the way and continue our intriguing journey. Arrive late and check in to Mountain Gorilla View Lodge / Volcanoes Lodge (Luxury), Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge / La Palme (Mid-range), or Muhabura Hotel (Basic).
Day 4: Gorilla Tracking – Twin Lakes Tour

Wake up to an early breakfast at your hotel before heading to the Volcanoes park headquarters with your guide as early as 7:30 a.m. After a brief introduction to your planned gorilla tracking experience, including the dos and don’ts, you will explore the rain forest in search of mountain gorillas. Once you’ve met the gentle giants, you have a maximum of one hour with them before returning to your lodge. If you have time in the afternoon, take a trip to the twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo. Dinner and lodging at your lodge
Dian Fossey – Departure Day 5: Golden Monkey Tracking

After an early breakfast, proceed to the Kinigi park headquarters for a briefing on the dos and don’ts of tracking Golden Monkeys. For tracking, you will be placed into groups of no more than six persons. Return to the lodge for lunch and prepare to journey back to Kigali for departure.

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  • All relevant Government taxes
  • Park fees
  • Transfers to all destinations as per the itinerary
  • Ground transportation
  • Gorilla permits
  • Water in the vehicle for all overland sectors
  • Services of a qualified English-Speaking Driver Guide
  • Meals as showed in the itinerary
  • Accommodation as showed in the itinerary
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers

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