6 Days Rwanda Primates Safari
This 6 days Rwanda primate’s safari takes you to the national parks and some historical places in Rwanda like cultural experience of Rwandese people from ibyiwacu cultural centre, you will visit the Genocide Memorial sites, national museum and the Kigali city tour.
Day 1: Transfer to Nyungwe National Park
Our professional driver/guide will pick you from Kigali international airport, he will brief you about the 6 days trip and then hit to the road to Nyungwe national park. You will be seeing rolling hills and ever green vegetation on the way. Dinner and over night will be at;
Gisakura Guest house
Nyungwe forest lodge
Nyungwe top view hotel
Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking/canopy walk/nature walk/birding
Have morning breakfast and report to park’s headquarters for briefing on rules and guidelines of chimpanzees tracking. The rangers and tour guide will accompany you to the jungle, the ranger usually know where to spot the chimpanzees easily. Not only will you view chimpanzees but you will view others wildlife like monkeys, baboons mention the few. The most exciting moment when you allocate the chimpanzee family and you spending the given one hour with them, taking photos and learning about them is really amazing. Back to lodge for lunch and refreshment. Afternoon head to the forest for canopy walk while viewing primates and later you can go for nature walks in the forest trails watching bird species. End of day 2 back to lodge for dinner and overnight at the same lodge with day one.
Day 3: Transfer to volcanoes national park
Morning breakfast and transfer to volcanoes will begin, our professional driver will drive you via Lake Kivu where you will view beautiful beach, water body, local people fishing and you can takes some photos for memories. You will have your lunch from hotels near Lake Kivu and then continue with journey to volcanoes national park. You will reach later and check-in with lodge for dinner and overnight.
Mountain Gorilla view lodge
La Palme lodge
Day 4: Gorilla tracking and visiting twin lakes
Have breakfast very early in the morning, pack your tracking equipment, packed lunch and enough drinking water then report to the park headquarters for briefing from the games rangers. They will brief you on the dos and fonts of gorilla tracking. You will enter rain forest and search for mountain gorillas will start off. When your group meets gorilla family, you will spend one hour with the gorillas and then return to the lodge. Later in the afternoon you have to go for another tour to the twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo view beautiful blue waters and taking photos. Dinner and overnight at the some lodge.
Day 5: golden monkey’s tracking/Dian Fossey Grave Hike/Iblwacu cultural tour
Take morning breakfast, head to kingi park headquarters for briefing from the game rangers on how to conduct tracking on the endangered golden monkeys. For golden monkeys you will be places in group of 6 people and tracking takes some good time. After tracking golden monkeys head back to the lodge for lunch and relax a bit then after lunch head for community walk and visiting Dian Fossey grave. Back to lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 6: transfer to Kigali city for tour and departure
Wake up early, take breakfast and transfer to Kigali city set off. You will have city tour to most of the historical places like genocide memorial site and national museum. You will have lunch then the driver will drop you to airport or hotel in Kigali.
End of tour