5 Day Rwanda Gorilla & Chimps

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Our 5 day trip brings you the primates of Rwanda: expect to see up to 15 primate species, including Gorillas and Chimps!!!

This trip specifically includes the most important and well known forested National parks of Rwanda: Nyungwe Forest National Park and Volcanoes National Park.

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DAY 1 - Transfer to Ruhengeri / Volcanoes national park

After your breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up by our company tour Guide from your Hotel in Kigali and transfer to Parc National Des Volcans which is found in the northern area of the country. The park is well known for its rare mountain gorillas and therefore Gorilla trekking is its major tourism activity.

Upon arrival you will go for Ruhengeri city tour, after, transfer to your place of accommodation for dinner and overnight at your lodge.

Parc Nationa Des Volcans Volcanoes National Park

 

DAY 2 - Gorilla trekking in the volcanoes national park

After breakfast at your hotel, you will proceed for briefing from the ORTPN officials, set off for the gorilla tracking. This experience of gorilla tracking is a once in a life time adventure.

The rangers will lead you deep into the forest in search for the Gorillas. You will move up and down the rugged terrain until you finally meet these harmonious creatures that will entertain you with performances for about 1 hour. The activity in Rwanda can take 3-5 hours since the gorillas move up and down. This is an awe some and exciting moment. En route there are chances of seeing other primates such as monkeys and many species of birds and more.

Return for lunch at the Lodge and in the afternoon, go for the community walk or the twin lakes, Burera and Ruhondo where you will stand a chance of viewing the peaks of the five volcanoes standing at virunga lodge as you enjoy your cup of tea or coffee.

Return for dinner and overnight stay at your lodge.

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DAY 3 - Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park

After breakfast, you will drive southwest to Nyungwe forest National Park. Through Kibuye lake kivu shores and have lunch in town as you have a look around to people & amazing landscapes. then later continue with the drive.

Upon arrival in Nyungwe, relax and enjoy the hotel facilities. Dinner and overnight stay at your lodge.

Nyungwe Forest Nyungwe National Park

DAY 4 - Chimpanzee Tracking in Nyungwe Forest

After a morning breakfast, you will head to the Park headquarters for chimp trek briefing.

After this you will then go for chimp trek in the forest. The time taken to encounter the Chimpanzee is unpredictable but usually takes between 3- 10 hours. Along the way, you will encounter other primates species found in this Park such as the Silver monkey, Owl faced monkey, Ruwenzori colobus, L’hoests monkey, and the Grey cheeked Mangabey and so many others.

Return for dinner and overnight stay at your lodge.

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DAY 5 - Forest walks in Nyungwe and Transfer to Kigali

After breakfast, you will drive back to Kigali En Route visit the ethnographic museum have lunch in Butare and proceed to King Palace in Nyanza.

Later continue with the drive to Kigali.
You will go for souvenirs in the craft shops around the town, later transfer to the airport for your flight back home.

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