Tour Highlights: Gorilla trekking, Chimpanzee tracking, Dian Fossey grave
Day 01: Ruhengeri – Kiningi
Leave Kigali City and drive north for Ruhengeri town. This journey goes through the beautiful terraced hillsides that characterize much of Rwanda’s landscapes. Sometimes if the weather is clear, the five peaks of the Virunga volcanoes can be clearly viewed. Dinner and overnight Mt Gorilla View Lodge. Dinner
Day 02: Gorilla Tracking
After breakfast you will transfer to the start point for the trek where you will be briefed by professional park rangers about the Gorillas and start Rwanda Gorilla tracking in Parc National des Volcans. Tracking the gorillas through the light mountain forest on the slopes of the Virungas is a magical experience. Other primates are habitat too in the same forest and can be seen jumping on trees.
Rwanda Gorilla trekking can take from 1 hr upto 8 hrs depending on the location. Once located you are allowed 1 hr with them. Please carry a picnic lunch and drinking water with you. Return to your lodge. Overnight Mt Gorilla View Lodge. All meals included
Day 03: Diane Fossey Research Centre visit
After breakfast, Hike to the famous Diane Fossey Research Center to learn about the works of this amazing woman in habituating, studying and conserving the endangered Mount Gorillas in this country. Return to your accommodation for dinner and overnight stay. Overnight Mt Gorilla View Lodge. All meals included
Day 04: Nyungwe Forest
Early morning departure for Nyungwe Forest ,the journey is through beautiful terraced hillsides that characterize this country.Dinner and overnight at Nyugwe Forest Lodge. All meals included
Day 05: Chimpanzee Trek
Get up early morning into the Nyungwe Forest, the largest block of montane forest in East and Central Africa. It is an incredibly rich area of biodiversity too, but the reason for your visit today is the Chimpanzees and other primates like grey checked mangabeys, golden monkeys. Blue monkeys, Angolan colobus, L’hoest monkeys, owl faced monkeys and many others.
In the after noon, take a nature walk around the park for birds, butterflies and other primates. Overnight Nyugwe Forest Lodge. All meals included
Day 6: Butare -Kigali City Tour – Departure
After breakfast, leave the ever green forest for Kigali with a tour of the Genocide,the famous National Museum at Butare, the ancient King’s Palace at Nyanza, or After lunch, proceed to Kigali city, later transfer to Kanombe Airport for your departure flight. Breakfast and Lunch.
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Safari includes: airport transfers, private transportation and game drives in 4WD safari vehicles with opening roof hatches for maximum game viewing, the services of professional driver/guides on safari, all park entrance fees, accommodation and meals as stated, excursions as stated.
Safari does not include: flights to and from, visas, medical or travel insurance, drinks, items of a personal nature, tips and gratuities
*Safari options: All our itineraries can be customized to your wish. You can add extra days, change a hotel or add other tourist sites. Please contact us for free, non-obligation safari advise.