13 days Gorilla Chimpanzee tracking Rwanda

13 days Gorilla and Chimpanzee tracking Rwanda Expedition with Simba Africa Expeditions team to the City tour and Akagera National Park to encounter game drive and boat ride, visit to the Nyungwe forest for chimpanzee trekking and canopy walk, nature walk to waterfalls, Twin Lakes and most importantly, 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!

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You Must Know when Booking

✓ Group Size : Minimum One traveler
✓ Transport 4X4 Safari Vehicle, Van or Minibus
✓ 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 gorilla and Chipanzee permits

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Highlight for 13 days Gorilla Chimpanzee tracking Rwanda

  • Kigali City Tour
  • Game drive and Village visit with Boat ride
  • Akagera National Park – Twin Lakes
  • Gorilla tracking in Volcanoes National Park
  • Community Excursion – Lake Kivu
  • Nyungwe forest National Park for Chimpanzee trekking and Canopy walk
  • Nature walk to waterfalls

Detailed itinerary 13 days Gorilla Chimpanzee tracking Rwanda

Day 1 : Arrival at Kigali international Airport

Upon your arrival at the Airport meet our guide / driver and thereafter transfer to Hotel for briefing about your best Rwanda adventure. Dinner and overnight at Kigali Serena Hotel / Okapi Hotel. Meal plan : H / B

Day 2 : Short Kigali City Tour

After our breakfast, we shall embark our safari vehicle and start our city tour to historical site in Kigali, visit to landmarks of colonial, post – independence, genocide and post – genocide times. That is Kigali Solaire, Stade regionale, Kigali Genocide memorial site, Kandt Museum, Belgian camp. Transfer to Bugesera in the afternoon to visit the reconciliation village, Nyamata and Ntarama genocide churches. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight. Meal plan : F/B

Day 3 : Kigali city to Akagera National Park

Today we shall have our African breakfast and thereafter transfer to Kirehe with lunch en-route, visit Imigongo and practice ancient artisan in the region, watch the waterfalls in Rusumo on the border of Tanzania and Rwanda. After with leisurely scenic drive proceeds to Akagera National Park a home to wild game species. Dinner and Overnight at Akagera game lodge. Meal plan : F/B

Day 4 : Game drive and Village visit

Dawn Game drive and birding in Akagera National Park, variety of wildlife and birds are spotted. After depart to the northern part of the park and visit the pastoralist heritage experience. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight. Meal plan : F/B

Day 5 : Game drive and Boat ride

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

Day 6 : Akagera National Park and Twin Lakes

Breakfast and thereafter transfer to Ruhengeri for ethno botany tours. Lunch en-route and later visit twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo visit community project initiatives like brick making sites and bee hive locations. Dinner and overnight at your lodge of choice in Ruhengeri town. Meal plan : F/B

Day 7 : Gorilla tracking Volcanoes National Park

Have early morning breakfast, thereafter take the awesome Gorilla Tracking in volcanoes forest and remember to carry the walkable shoes, rain gears, hut, sunscreen, insect repellent and much required while in tropical rainforest. Visit Buhanga forest for Kinigi Cultural Village. Dinner and overnight at Le Bambou lodge / Kinigi guest house. Meal plan : F/B

Day 8 : Community Excursion and visit Lake Kivu

Have breakfast and visit the Banana and Sorghum beer production experiences and even have a taste. After transfer to the shores of Lake Kivu to relax as you swim at the shores of Lake Kivu. Dinner and overnight at Lake Kivu Hotel. Meal plan : F/B

Day 9 : Gisenyi and Goma

Have your breakfast and after take tour to Gisenyi town. Lunch and after visit to Goma town in Congo. Then 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 : Visit Kibuye and Nyungwe forest

After breakfast, transfer by boat to Cyangugu and Kamembe town, relax 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

Have breakfast, after go for Chimpanzee trekking and other primates like white and black Colobus, Vervet monkeys in Nyungwe National Park. Lunch and after take canopy walk trail to experience other primates, birds and scenic view of canopies. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight. Meal plan : F/B

Day 12 : Nature walk to waterfalls

Have breakfast and then Visit the waterfalls, Kamiranzovu swamps and view other species of primates like the black and white colobus monkeys, Mountain Monkeys, spot the birds. Dinner and Overnight. Meal plan : F/B

Day 13 : Transfer from Nyungwe Forest to Kigali City

Have breakfast and then visit to the National Museum, introduction to Rwanda’s kingdoms, and discovery of colonial architecture, 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. En-route visit the Basilica of Kabgayi and back to Kigali. For dinner and overnight at Kigali Serena Hotel. Meal plan : F/B end of your Gorilla Chimpanzee tracking Rwanda.

13 days Gorilla and Chimpanzee tracking Rwanda includes :

  • Airport transfers
  • Private 4×4 Safari Vehicle
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
  • Gorilla tracking permit
  • Chimpanzee trekking permit
  • Pure Bottled Drinking water
  • Visit Dian Fossey and Karisoke research center

13 days Gorilla and Chimpanzee tracking Rwanda excludes :

  • Airfare
  • Rwanda Visa
  • Luxury drinks
  • Laundry
  • Porter fee while trekking
  • Personal shopping bills and cigarettes
  • Any other item not mentioned above