Gorilla trekking

6 DAYS RWANDA PRIMATE SAFARI VACATION

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6 DAYS RWANDA PRIMATE SAFARI

This 6 days Rwanda primate safari will give you a chance to participate in two premium wildlife activities in Rwanda. Gorilla trekking and chimpanzee tracking which are considered to be some of the best to engage in while on safari in Africa. Both hikes can be challenging depending on where chimpanzee and gorillas nested the previous night. The chimp trekking differs from gorilla trekking because the  sighting are a bit more sporadic and rushed but worthwhile nonetheless as opposed to gorillas that stay for while in one location.

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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
    Culture, Guided Tours
  • Activity Level Challenging
    5/8
  • Group Size Small Group
    6
All about the 6 DAYS RWANDA PRIMATE SAFARI VACATION.

6 DAYS RWANDA PRIMATE SAFARI

This 6 days Rwanda primate safari will give you a chance to participate in two premium wildlife activities in Rwanda. Gorilla trekking and chimpanzee tracking which are considered to be some of the best to engage in while on safari in Africa. Both hikes can be challenging depending on where chimpanzee and gorillas nested the previous night. The chimp trekking differs from gorilla trekking because the  sighting are a bit more sporadic and rushed but worthwhile nonetheless as opposed to gorillas that stay for while in one location.

Safari Highlights

  1. Kigali city tour
  2. Chimpanzee trekking
  3. Canopy walk
  4. Gorilla trekking
  5. Gorilla gardians village
  6. Optional-Dian fossey grave or visit to the caves or Batwa trail
  1. day 1 ARRIVAL FOR RWANDA PRIMATES’ SAFARI

    DAY 1: ARRIVAL FOR RWANDA PRIMATES’ SAFARI

    To day you arrive for your 6 days Rwanda primate safari. Our driver guide from African skimmer tours will be at the airport waiting to pick you up and drive you at booked place of accommodation. Depending on your arrival time you will take chance to Kigali city tour and visit site like Kigali genocide museum, craft market and many other interesting places. Later return to the lodge for dinner relaxation and overnight.

  2. Day 2 TRANSFER TO NYUNGWE FOREST NATIONAL PARK

    DAY 2: TRANSFER TO NYUNGWE FOREST NATIONAL PARK

    The journey from Kigali city to Nyungwe forest national park will keep you awake as you enjoy the various adventure sceneries. Nyungwe forest is located in southern Rwanda en route to Burundi and some parts of Congo. The tour Nyungwe forest national park will start early morning after your delicious breakfast with short stopover in Nyanza before proceeding to Huye to tour the ethnographic museum. In Nyanza district there is an opportunity to visit the king’s palace museum which alternative to ethnographic museum. You can discuss with your driver guide on which of the museum to visit depending on your interests. They both share Rwanda’s cultural history but the ethnographic museum has more items and wide coverage. Arrive in Nyungwe forest later in that evening and proceed to tour lodge and overnight.

  3. Day 3 CHIMPANZEE TREKKING IN NGUNGWE FOREST NATIONAL PARK

    DAY 3: CHIMPANZEE TREKKING IN NGUNGWE FOREST NATIONAL PARK

    Chimpanzee trekking is the authentic experience with the forest and its inhabitants. Your driver guide will transfer you the briefing point in the forest were you are expected as early as 5:00am. Depending on how big the group is for tracking on particular day, the ranger guides will divide the group so that one starts the Uwinka trail head and other at Cyamudongo trail head. The ranger guide will share tip for chimpanzee tracking and what to do while in the forest. In the trail head you were located, your driver guide will be waiting for you to transfer at the starting point. The   forest is rich with botanic diversity and home to 13 species of primates including the red tailed monkeys, grey cheeked mangabey, silver monkeys and many more with over 300 species of birds with number of Albertine endemics and several butterfly species and mammals.

    You will return to the lodge for lunch and then afternoon decide to take canopy walk or stay at the lodge until dinner and overnight.

  4. Day 4 TRANSFER FROM NYUNGWE FOREST TO VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK  

    DAY 4: TRANSFER FROM NYUNGWE FOREST TO VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK  

    You will have relaxed breakfast and check out of the lodge and start your journey to the home of mountain gorillas in Rwanda the volcanoes national park in the Virunga massive region. Enjoying the winding roads with amazing scenery of thousand hills along the way and Lake Kivu.  You will check in to the booked hotel in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight

  5. Day 5 GORILLA TREKKING IN VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK IN RWANDA

    DAY 5: GORILLA TREKKING IN VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK IN RWANDA

    This is one of the highlight of your primate safari vacation in Rwanda meeting with the gentles apes in the volcanoes national park and its one of the life time moments meeting in close range with mountain gorillas  in their natural habitat. The starts with early morning breakfast and carry your day pack and meet your driver guide to transfer to the briefing point of park. Your ranger guide will lead to meet the gorillas, the trek can take can 1 hour to  hours depending on where gorillas nested the previous night and the trek requires to be physical fit to enjoy the experience.

    Depending on the time the gorilla tracking spends, you have opportunities for cultural group performance at Gorilla Guardian village or we can take this tomorrow before leaving for Kigali

    All meals at booked lodge

  6. Day 6 END OF 6 DAYS RWANDA PRIMATE SAFARI VACATION

    DAY 6: END OF 6 DAYS RWANDA PRIMATE SAFARI VACATION

    Wake up with memories of the previous day in the jungle with mountain gorillas. After a lazy morning or visit  to the Ibyi iwacu cultural village and then return to the lodge for lunch and check out after to transfer back to Kigali capital city for departure flight at Kigali international airport

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