6 Days Rwanda Gorillas Chimpanzee Lake Kivu and Golden Monkey Tracking, Rwanda Primates safari includes chimpanzee tracking, Gorilla trekking, and Golden Monkey and other attractions. This safari starts and ends in Kigali. We begin with Parc National des Volcans for gorilla trekking as well as Nyungwe Forest National Park for chimpanzee tracking and lastly return to Kigali.
Day 1: Arrival in Kigali.
Upon arrival at Kanombe airport in Kigali, our guide will be glad to welcome you to Rwanda, the land of a thousand hills. You will surely appreciate the natural beauty of the country along with its calm environment. Our guide will drive you to your hotel and check-in.
our accommodation range from luxury, moderate, budget and Camping, Whichever you choose, you will have a comfortable stay with beautiful scenery of the area. Have dinner and overnight at Chez Lando Hotel
Luxury Accommodation: Manor Hotel
Moderate Accommodation: Chez Lando Hostel
Day 2:Transfer to Nyungwe forest national park.
Have a lovely breakfast and drive off to Nyungwe National Park. The journey is quite interesting as you will see beautiful surrounding the area. Our guide will drive slowly to enable you to enjoy your safari and capture the best pictures. You will definitely make stopovers and the first one will be at Butare National Museum, Malaba coffee factory, Nyanza (Rukali), and other adventurous areas. Dinner and overnight at Nyungwe Top View Hotel
Day 3: Chimpanzee tracking after transfer to Volcanoes National park
Wake up early morning and have breakfast. Proceed to Nyungwe forest for chimpanzee tracking with the help of the rangers. The rangers know the best spots where you can easily track the chimpanzees. As you hike through the forest, you will come across other primates like monkeys, these will excite you as you get closer to the chimpanzees. Birds will be all over and for birdwatchers, this is the best place to be. Getting a chance to see these chimpanzees is breathtaking, you will see them play, rest, and others feeding. You are allowed to take as many pictures as you can… In the afternoon we transfer to Volcanoes National park. dinner and overnight in Muhabura Hotel.
Day 4: Gorilla trekking adventure
Have an exquisite breakfast and go to the park headquarters at Kinigi for a briefing about gorillas and meeting with the rangers. Hiking through the jungle will be amazing, but some level of physical fitness is required as you track the gorillas. The activity takes about 2 to 6 hours. Getting a chance to come face to face with the gorillas is adventurous; these are seen in groups as they do their daily routine work; mothers feeding their young ones, playing, resting as well as feeding.
You spend only one hour in the presence of the gorillas. After a memorable day with the gorillas, return to the headquarters. Dinner and overnight at Muhabura hotel
Day 5: Golden Monkey tracking in Volcanoes National park.
Have breakfast early morning and proceed for golden monkey tracking, this is another existing moment. Prior to meeting the golden monkeys, you will see other primates, fauna, and flora. Finally, get face to face with the beautiful golden monkeys. You will see them play as they jump from one branch of the tree to the other; all this will be amazing and memorable for your safari. dinner and overnight at Muhabura Hotel
Day 6:Transfer to Lake Kivu.
The lake covers a total surface area of some 2730 km2 and stands at a height of 1463 m above sea level. Lake Kivu is a shared resource between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The lake bed sits upon a rift valley that is slowly being pulled apart, causing volcanic activity in the area, and making it particularly deep: its maximum depth of 485 m is ranked eighteenth in the world. The lake is surrounded by majestic mountains. The Gisenyi beaches offer a remarkable evening experience like swimming, beach sports, and boat cruise among others. Retire for relaxation. dinner and overnight at Plam Gardens Hotel
Day 6: Lake Kivu- Kigali Airport
After breakfast spends some time on the beach, in the afternoon drive back to Kigali your flight proceeds to the airport.
What is Includes in the price: Meet & greet services, airport transfers to/from Kigali airport, accommodation, one Golden Monkey tracking Permit per person all breakfast and lunch are on safari as above, bottled water on a safari vehicle, services of driver/guide, all park entry fees and set activities on the itinerary.
Excludes in the price: one Gorilla permit per person and one Chimp permit per person, Diner, Visas, personal travel insurance, and items of a personal nature. each Charter/Scheduled flight also an optional extra. Plus all expenses of personal nature like tips, drinks, etc.
6 Days Rwanda Gorillas Chimpanzee Lake Kivu and Golden Monkey Tracking