6 days Rwanda Primates tracking (Gorilla and Chimpanzee)

With this tailor made Rwanda primates tracking Safari, You are guaranteed an extraordinary experience of tracking Chimpanzees in Nyungwe Forest and the Mountain Gorillas in the tropical forest of the Volcanoes National Park in this 6 days Rwanda primates safari with different accommodation facilities ranging from Luxury, Mid-Range and Budget that are pocket Friendly .You will take pleasure in the breathtaking scenery of the misty forests and variety of wildlife during the trekking.

A visit to the Kibuye for the relaxation at the Amahoro also known as the “peace” island after the Chimpanzee trekking, and also visit Lake Kivu after the gorilla trekking, and finally to conclude the safari you will be doing a tour of Kigali City, one of Africa’s most vivacious and fastest developing cities. A quick visit to the eminent genocide memorial sites and also craft center to purchase some souvenirs and curios among other things.
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Rwanda Primates

HIGHLIGHTS FOR RWANDA PRIMATES TOUR

  • Chimpanzee and Columbus Monkey trekking in Nyungwe forest
  • Mountain Gorilla tracking in Volcanoes National Park
  • full immersion with Iby 'iwacu cultural
  • Service of english speaking driver / Guide
  • Travel in a customised 4WD safari Vehicle
  • Airport transfers

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1 : Kigali Rwanda - Nyungwe forest

You will be picked up by the driver/guide after your breakfast and be ready to depart from the hotel in Kigali town. The final destination will be Nyungwe forest National Park with an en – route stop to some historical sites on the main road like Kamegeri rock, king’s palace and museums in Nyanza. You will arrive in time for lunch and check in to your booked accommodation. Later in the evening, you will have a canopy walk deep into the forest combined with a walk around the tea plantation and return to your lodge for Dinner and Overnight.

Accommodation Options

  • Up Market &58; Nyungwe forest lodge
  • Mid Range : Nyungwe top view hotel
  • Budget : Gisakura guest house
  • Meal plan : Lunch and Dinner

Day 2 : Chimpanzee and Colobus Monkey trekking

Wake up early to a delicious African breakfast and get to the starting point for a briefing from the park officials/guide on the dos and don’ts before you set off into the forest for chimpanzee trekking experience. The trekking will be done in time for your lunch where you will return to the lodge, relax a bit and later in the afternoon head out for the Colobus monkey trekking. This will expose you to a number of other primates such as baboons, vervet monkeys, birds and more floras hence return to the lodge for Dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options

  • Up Market : Nyungwe forest lodge
  • Mid Range : Nyungwe top view hotel
  • Budge : Gisakura guest house
  • Meal plan : Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner

Day 3 : Transfer to Ruhengeri - Kinigi Town

When you are done with your breakfast, you will check out of the hotel and head out of Nyungwe National Park and transfer to Ruhengeri – Kinigi town. When you get there you will be welcomed to some cultural performances at the Iby Iwacu cultural village. You shall check in and get some rest for the evening.

Accommodation Options

  • Up Market : Mountain Gorilla view lodge
  • Mid Range : le 'bambou gorilla lodge
  • Budget : Kinigi guest house
  • Meal plan : Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner

Day 4 : Gorilla tracking Safari in Volcanoes

Be ready to have an early start of your day. You should be at the starting point at least 30 minutes earlier to get a detailed briefing about the mountain Gorillas. Have all the necessary items ready that you need to track especially really comfortable shoes that you can walk in, rain coat, hut, sun screen, insect repellent. When you return from the gorilla trekking you will go ahead and visit Buhanga forest for some Kinigi Cultural Village with dinner and overnight at your booked lodge/hotel.

Accommodation Options

  • Up Market : Mountain Gorilla view lodge
  • Mid Range : le 'bambou gorilla lodge
  • Budget : Kinigi guest house
  • Meal plan : Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner
  • Day 5 : Community tour - Lake Kivu

    After breakfast, you will head to the Banana and Sorghum beer production farms to get an experience of what it is like and how it is done, you might also get to taste the local beer. You will then transfer to Lake Kivu and arrive in time to have your lunch. Later relax as you swim at the shores of Lake Kivu with dinner and overnight.

    Accommodation Options

    • Up Market : Lake Kivu Serena Hotel
    • Mid - range : Paradise Malahide
    • Budget : Lake Kivu Hotel
    • Meal plan : Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner

    Day 6 : Transfer from Lake Kivu - Kigali

    Have breakfast, then drive to Kigali with a city tour where you will pass via local food markets and grocery markets. You will have an opportunity to shop for Souvenirs in local hand craft markets and then finally make your way to the airport for your return flight back home.
    Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch

    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes to walk in the Jungle
    • Warm clothes for the night as this part of the country gets cold
    • A good Zooming lens Camera
    • A torch is necessary
    • Insect repellant

    Package for Rwanda primates tracking Safari includes

    • Airport transfers
    • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
    • Transportation by safari vehicle
    • Iby Iwacu Cultural village
    • Boat ride on lake Kivu
    • Gorilla trekking permit
    • Chimpanzee tracking permit
    • Visit Lake Kivu and boat ride

    Package for Rwanda primates tracking Safari 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