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Track Mountain Gorillas in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park on this 8 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari. Also track chimpanzees in Nyungwe Forest National Park and visit Lake Kivu and Ruhengeri. Rwanda is a top tourist destination with stunning features and great tourist activities, notable among which is tracking Mountain Gorillas. Contact us today to book this memorable 8 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari.

Detailed Itinerary.

Day 1: Arrival – Kigali Airport

Upon your arrival at Kanombe International Airport in Kigali, you will be received by our company representative, who will brief you about the Safari Itinerary and then transfer you to a hotel booked for you in Kigali. Depending on your arrival time, you will be taken on a short city tour within Kigali where you will visit the Murambi and Gisozi Genocide Memorial sites. Accommodation Options: Kigali Serena Hotel (High End), Hotel Chez Lando (Mid Range), Okapi Hotel (Budget). Meal Plan: (Lunch, Dinner).

Day 2:  Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park

Have an early morning breakfast and embark on a journey to Nyungwe Forest National Park. Have a stopover at the royal King’s Palace in Nyanza for a cultural experience where you get an opportunity to learn about the history of Rwandan people. Have a lunch break. Visit the Rwandan National Museum where you will get more information about the country’s history and culture. Proceed to Nyungwe Forest National park for dinner and overnight stay. Accommodation Options: Nyungwe Safari Lodge (High End), Peace Guest House (Mid Range), Gisakura Guest House (Budget). Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

Day 3: Chimpanzee Tracking in Nyungwe Forest National Park

After an early morning breakfast, you will head to the park headquarters for briefing before entering the forest in search of chimpanzees and other primates. Remember to come with packed lunch. Chimpanzee Tracking in Nyungwe Forest National Park could take you the whole day. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay. Accommodation Options: Nyungwe Safari Lodge (High End), Peace Guest House (Mid Range), Gisakura Guest House (Budget). Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

Day 4: Nyungwe Forest Nature Walk

Have an early morning breakfast and report to the park headquarters for briefing about nature walk in the forest from where you will  set out for the forest walk which will enable you experience the park’s unique tourist attractions such as the waterfalls. Return to the lodge for lunch and spend the rest of the afternoon relaxing. Accommodation Options: Nyungwe Safari Lodge (High End), Peace Guest House (Mid Range), Gisakura Guest House (Budget). Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

Day 5:   Transfer to Kibuye Town

You will be driven to Kibuye which located on the shores of Lake Kivu. The town has one of the country’s most attractive lake ports which will offer you spectacular views of the lake. Spend the whole day exploring the lake. Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel Bethanie. Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

Day 6:  Transfer to Ruhengeri via Gisenyi.

Today, after an early morning breakfast, you will be driven to Gisenyi. The town is characterized by waterfront and sandy beaches which are good for relaxation. Proceed to Ruhengeri as you enjoy the rolling hills for which Rwanda is well known. Accommodation Options: Gorilla Nest Lodge (High End), Le’ Bambou Gorilla Lodge (Mid Range), Kinigi Guest House (Budget). Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

Day 7: Gorilla Tracking in Volcanoes National Park

You will have an early morning breakfast and head to the park headquarters for pre-trek briefing by the park rangers. You will then be allocated a gorilla tracking group and you will enter the park in search of Mountain Gorillas with the help of park rangers. Once you locate the gorillas, you will be allowed 1 hour with them as you take pictures and watch them feed the young ones. Return to the lodge for overnight and dinner. Accommodation Options: Gorilla Nest Lodge (High End), Le’ Bambou Gorilla Lodge (Mid Range), Kinigi Guest House (Budget). Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

Day 8: Return to Kigali – Airport – Departure

Today, you will depart Volcanoes National Park and return to Kigali. Depending on the time of your departure flight, you will be taken a tour of Kigali City where you will visit different attractions, have lunch and buy souvenirs to take back home. You will then be transferred to Kigali Airport in time for your departure flight.

End of the 8 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari.

The 8 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari package includes;

  • Accommodation on full board
  • Transportation 4×4 land cruiser
  • 1 Litter of Mineral water per person per day
  • Service of English speaking driver guide
  • Service of airport representative.
  • Airport transfers.
  • One gorilla and chimp permit per person
  • Kigali City Tour

However, the 8 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari Price does not include;

Flights, Drinks Visa, travel insurance, Laundry, Internet, Tips & all personal expenses.

NOTE:

This itinerary can be changed upon request to best suit your preferred tourist destinations and accommodation options. Prices will be provided upon request. ENQUIRE NOW.

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