6 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking and Lake Kivu Tour
The 6 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking and Lake Kivu Tour takes you on an expedition in Rwanda where you will discover the variety of Primates in the Rwanda wilderness on the safaris including chimpanzee tracking, Gorilla trekking, and Golden Monkey trekking alongside the beautiful Lake Kivu.
This safari starts and ends in Kigali beginning with Parc National des Volcans for gorilla trekking and Golden monkey trekking as well as Nyungwe Forest National Park for chimpanzee tracking.
Safari Highlights of Rwanda Gorilla Trekking and Lake Kivu
- Gorilla tracking in Volcanoes National Park
- Golden Monkey tracking in Volcanoes park
- Chimpanzee Trekking
- Canopy walk
- Visit and relax on the shores of Lake Kivu
Tour Summary of Rwanda Gorilla Trekking and Lake Kivu
- Day 1: Arrival in Kigali
- Day 2: Transfer to Nyungwe forest national park
- Day 3: Chimpanzee tracking, canopy walk, and transfer to Volcanoes National park
- Day 4: Gorilla trekking adventure in Volcanoes National Park
- Day 5: Golden Monkey tracking in Volcanoes National park
- Day 6: Transfer to Lake Kivu
- Day 7: Departure
6 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking and Lake Kivu Tour
The 6 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking and Lake Kivu Tour includes chimpanzee tracking, Gorilla trekking, and Golden Monkey and relaxing at the beautiful Lake as you enjoy the cool breeze. 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.
The 6 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking and Lake Kivu Tour commences from 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 into one of our accommodations that range from luxury, moderate, budget, and Camping, Whichever you choose, you will have a comfortable stay with the 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 scenery 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 feed. 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 in Volcanoes National Park
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 with the Gisenyi beaches offering a remarkable evening experiences like swimming, beach sports, and boat cruise among others. Retire for relaxation. dinner and overnight at Plam Gardens Hotel
Day 6: Departure
After breakfast spends some time on the beach, in the afternoon drive back to Kigali your flight proceeds to the airport.
End of Rwanda Gorilla Trekking and Lake Kivu Tour
- All our tours/safaris can start and end in Kigali Rwanda or Entebbe Uganda with no extra costs
- Our tour consultant is at your disposal for any information you may need 24/7
- We do all your airport transfers in Kigali or Entebbe
- We arrange accommodation for you day before the tour starts and on the day tour ends with no extra costs
Transportation & Guides
We use both standard 4×4 customized safari vans and 4×4 luxury customized safari Land cruisers as our road mode of transport for game viewing, taking photos wildlife filming and photography, all our safari vehicles has pop up roofs for proper game viewing and easy for to take as much photos as you can, with also charging system for your cameras, phones and also every client is guaranteed of a window seat for easy view.
Our drive/guides are very professionally and well trained, we know every successful safari needs a great guide, majority of the comments from our clients regarding our services are centered on the professionalism of our guides, returning clients request the same guide on their second and third trip.
– Meet & greet services airport transfers to/from airport,
– Accommodation and meals on safari as above,
– One chimp and golden monkey permit per person
– Bottled water in the safari vehicle,
– Full-time services of English speaking driver/guide,
– All park entry fees and set activities on the itinerary.
– Visas and Rwanda Gorilla permit
– Personal travel insurance and items of a personal nature.
– Charter/Scheduled flights also optional extra.
– Plus all expenses of personal nature like tips, drinks, etc.
COST PER PERSON SHARING TWIN/DOUBLE ROOMS
|Cost per person sharing
|Price(USD) midrange safari