7 days Rwanda Primates trekking Safari

This Rwanda Primates trekking tour will take you to the great primate capital of Nyungwe forest National Park for an adventurous time with man’s closest relative and on to Volcanoes to meet the mountain Gorillas commonly referred to as the “Gentle Giants.”

Primates trekking

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✓ Group Size : Minimum One traveler
✓ Transport 4X4 Safari Vehicle – Van or Mini Bus
✓ Accommodation : Safari Lodges types ( Budget, Mid – Range or Luxury)
Note : For Booking and Confirmation, a 50 % initial deposit is required in order to secure the Chimpanzee and Gorilla Permits

Highlights for Rwanda Primates trekking Safari

  • Travel in a customized 4WD Vehicle
  • 6 nights accommodations and meals per itinerary
  • Kigali City tour
  • Chimpanzee trekking Nyungwe forest National Park
  • Gorilla tracking Volcanoes National Park
  • Rwanda Community tour
  • Relaxation at Lake Kivu

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 : Travel from Kigali to Nyungwe forest

After your breakfast, you will depart from your hotel to Nyungwe forest with a stop to some historical sites like Kamegeri’s and after lunch continue to Nyungwe forest and check into your booked safari lodge upon arrival. After your adventurous primate walk, return to lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 2 : Chimpanzee trekking Nyungwe forest National Park

After breakfast, set out for briefing at the park headquarters after which you will be ready for an experience with the chimpanzees. Return to lodge for lunch and later in the afternoon, you will have a nature walk, identify different tree species, birds and so much more. Return to lodge for Dinner and overnight.

Day 3 : Transfer from Nyungwe to to Kibuye

After your early morning breakfast, you will visit Napoleon’s hut and Amahoro (Peace Islands). Enjoy a relaxing afternoon at Lake Kivu while eating some fresh fried tilapia fish

Day 4 : Transfer from Kibuye to Ruhengeri

Transfer to Ruhengeri for ethno botany tours after breakfast. After breakfast, you will later visit twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo and have some community visits involving project initiatives like brick making and harvesting honey. Dinner and overnight at Kinigi guest house.

Day 5 : Gorilla tracking Volcanoes National Park

After your early morning breakfast, you will have a briefing at the park headquarters before your Gorilla tracking activity. Return to lodge for lunch and after set out to Kinigi Cultural Village. Dinner and overnight at your booked safari lodge.

Day 6 : Rwanda Community tour and visit Lake Kivu

Today will be an awesome experience at the beer production plant where you will get to actively participate in the making of beer and taste it. Later after you have had your lunch, you will transfer to the shores of Lake Kivu for an evening of relaxation and overnight.

Day 7 :Transfer from Lake Kivu back to Kigali

Drive to Kigali after breakfast and get some time to explore the beauty of this small city, visit different historic sites and tour various craft markets to get a few souvenirs family and friends. Drop at hotel/airport for flight back home after lunch.

Package for Rwanda Primates trekking includes :

  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
  • Transportation by safari vehicle
  • Boat ride
  • Park fees
  • Gorilla tracking permit
  • Chimpanzee trekking permit
  • Visit Lake Kivu and boat ride

Package for Rwanda Primates trekking excludes :

  • Airfare
  • Rwanda Visa
  • Luxury drinks
  • Laundry
  • Tips to local guides
  • Telephone and porter fee while trekking
  • Personal shopping bills and cigarettes and any other item not mentioned
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