13 days Remarkable Chimpanzee & Gorilla trekking Rwanda Expedition

This Remarkable Chimpanzee & Gorilla trekking Rwanda Expedition will leave your adventurous spirit filled! You will have a City tour and head to Akagera National Park, you will have a game drive and boat ride, visit the Nyungwe forest for chimpanzee trekking and canopy walk, nature walk to waterfalls, Twin Lakes then go for the amazing volcanoes gorilla tracking in their typical mist, relax at Lake Kivu and you can enjoy the fresh fried fish and then end the trip with Kigali city tour to famous historical site and shop souvenirs’ and curios for winding up the Rwanda Expedition safari.

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HIGHLIGHTS FOR Remarkable Chimpanzee & Gorilla trekking RWANDA EXPEDITIONS

  • Chimpanzee and Gorilla tracking Safari
  • Game drives and wildlife activities
  • 1 Chimpanzee and Gorilla trekking permits per person
  • Transfers to and from Kigali international airport
  • Nature Walk to Waterfalls
  • English - speaking driver / guide
  • Community Excursion ‐ Lake Kivu
  • 12 nights accommodation

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1 : Arrival

Upon your arrival at the Airport, you will be welcomed by your driver/ tour guide who will transfer you to your booked accommodation. Dinner and overnight at Kigali Serena Hotel / Okapi Hotel. Meal plan: H/B

Day 2 : Kigali City Tour expedition

After your breakfast, we will set out for a city tour in Kigali, have a visit to the landmarks of colonial post – independence, genocide and post – genocide times. After your lunch, you will transfer to Bugesera to visit the reconciliation village, Nyamata and Ntarama genocide churches. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Meal plan: F/B

Day 3 : Kigali ‐ Akagera National Park

After your delicious African breakfast, you will drive to Kirehe and visit Imigongo, here you will learn about the ancient artisan in the region. After you have had lunch, get a view of the beautiful waterfalls in Rusumo on the border of Tanzania and Rwanda. You will then drive to Akagera National Park. Upon your arrival, check in for Dinner and Overnight at Akagera game lodge. Meal plan: F/B

Day 4 : Game Drive and Village Visit

Wake up to an early breakfast and set out for your game, you may get to encounter various wildlife and birds. After depart to the northern part of the park and visit the pastoralist heritage experience. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Meal plan: F/B

Day 5 : Game Drive and Boat Ride

After our breakfast, you will have another Game drive to search more wildlife that was missed on the previous drive. Return to the lodge for lunch and after you will take a stunning boat ride on Lake Ihema to spot aquatic wildlife like crocodiles, hippos and over 50 species of water birds like pelicans, sunbirds among others. Retire to lodge, Meal plan: F/B

Day 6 : Akagera ‐ Twin Lakes

You will transfer to Ruhengeri for ethnobotany tours after your breakfast. You will later have your lunch before visiting the twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo. Enjoy some time with the local community and getting involved in the local project initiatives like brick making and harvesting honey. Dinner and overnight at your lodge of choice in Ruhengeri town. Meal plan: F/B

Day 7 : Gorilla Tracking in Volcanoes

After your early morning breakfast, you will attend a short briefing before setting out into the forest for an adventurous Gorilla Tracking experience. Make sure to have your packed lunch and plenty of water. Visit Buhanga forest for Kinigi Cultural Village. Dinner and overnight at Le-mbombou lodge/ Kinigi guest house. Meal plan: F/B

Day 8 : Community Excursion ‐ Lake Kivu

Head to the Banana and Sorghum beer production sites after breakfast, learn how African beer is brewed and even get to taste it. You will then transfer to the shores of Lake Kivu to relax. Retire for Dinner and overnight at Lake Kivu Hotel. Meal plan: F/B

Day 9 : Gisenyi ‐ Goma

After your breakfast, you will head on to tour Gisenyi town. Have your lunch and after a visit to Goma town in Congo, you will transfer by boat to Kibuye with en- route visit Amahoro Island. Dinner and Overnight at your lodge in Kibuye town. Meal plan: F/B

Day 10 : Kibuye - Nyungwe Forest

After breakfast, transfer by boat to Cyangugu – Kamembe town and get some time of relaxation at the lakeside. Dinner and Overnight at Nyungwe forest lodge /Gisakura guest house. Meal plan: F/B

Day 11 : Nyungwe Chimpanzee Trekking and Canopy Walk Expedition

You will head out to the park headquarters after your breakfast for a briefing about the chimpanzee and what to expect while tracking as well as what is expected of you. You will then go into the forest to begin your tracking. Colobus, vervet monkeys in Nyungwe Forest National Park . Lunch and after take canopy walk trail to experience other primates, birds and scenic view of canopies. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Meal plan: F/B

Day 12 : Nature Walk To Waterfalls

Be sure to have your breakfast before heading out to the Kamiranzovu swamps to view other primate’s species like the black and white colobus monkeys. Dinner and Overnight. Meal plan: F/B

Day 13 : Nyungwe ‐ Kigali City Rwanda Expedition

After breakfast, you will visit the National Museum and discover the pre- colonial architecture as well as the history of Rwanda, enjoy traditional dancers from the museum or the national university. History-minded exploration of Nyanza, visit the King’s palace and traditional home where you will cook and share lunch with the family. On your way back to Kigali, you will visit the Basilica of Kabgayi. Dinner and overnight at your booked accommodation. Meal plan: F/B

Package for Chimpanzee & Gorilla trekking Rwanda Expedition Includes :

⇒ Airport transfers
⇒ Private safari vehicle
⇒ Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
⇒ Game drive
⇒ Boat ride
⇒ Park entry fees
⇒ Gorilla tracking permit
⇒ Chimpanzee trekking permit
⇒ Visit Lake Kivu and boat ride

Package for Chimpanzee & Gorilla trekking Rwanda Expedition Excludes :

The expenses of personal nature like Airfare
⇒ Rwanda Visa
⇒ Luxury drinks
⇒ laundry
⇒ Tips to local guides
⇒ Telephone and porter fee while trekking
⇒ Personal insurance
⇒ Personal shopping bills and cigarettes
⇒ Any other item not mentioned above