7 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari
The 7 days Rwanda gorilla safari allows you to explore best destinations of Rwanda in details. You will reach to the historical places, join on cultural activities, view wildlife and you will enjoy Rwanda as a country. The safari will take you to volcanoes national park, Dian Fossey, Nyungwe national park and Genocide memorial where the bodies of over 1500 people were buried.
Day 1: transfer to volcanoes national park
Our company driver will pick you from the hotel or Kigali international airport, he will brief you and then transfer you to volcanoes national park. On the way you will view beautiful rolling hills and green vegetation. Upon arrival you will check-in with the lodge where you will have meals and overnight.
Mountain gorilla view lodge
Da Vinci hotel
Five volcanoes Boutique hotel
Day 2: Gorilla trekking
Wake up early in the morning, take breakfast and report to park’s headquarters for briefing on the dos and don’ts of gorilla trekking by the game rangers. You will be allocating trekking group of 8 people and you will enter the jungle to trek our cousins the mountain gorillas. Time to spend with the gorillas after allocate them is one hours and you will go back to lodge. In the afternoon will have community walk and back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Dian Fossey tour
Wake up early have breakfast and head to famous Dian Fossey Research Centre and grave yard. Dian fossey research centre was started by Dr. Fossey and she spent close to two decades habituating, studying and conserving the endangered mountain gorillas. Return to the lodge for meals and overnight.
Day 4: transfer to Nyungwe national park
Take morning breakfast and the driver will transfer you to nyungwe forest national park. Nyungwe forest has variety habituate including the montane forest, bamboo, grasslands, swamps and bogs and the forest is mountainous. Nyungwe forest is best destination for golden monkey trekking experience. When you reach, will check-in to the lodge, meals and overnights at the lodge.
Gisakura guest house
Nyungwe forest lodge
Nyungwe top hill hotel
Day 5: chimpanzee trekking
You will have morning breakfast and then proceed to headquarters for briefing on chimpanzee tracking. You will enter the jungle to search for chimpanzees and colonies of habituated golden monkeys. You will observe other wildlife in the forest like grey-cheeked mangabeys, blue monkeys, Angolan colobus and owl-faced monkey to mention the few. After you will return back to lodge for meals and overnight at the same lodge with day 4.
Day 6: Visit Genocide Memorial
Have breakfast and head to Genocide Memorial where you find the remains of the people who were killed. The war killed thousands of the Tutsis and Hutus. Meals and overnights at hotel Des Millecollines.
Day 7: city tour and transfer to the airport
You will have city tour in Kigali city and lunch, after the driver will transfer you to airport for your flight back home.