5 days Rwanda primates safari
Day 1: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park
You will be picked up by our company guide from Kigali for a transfer to Nyungwe Forest National park. En route; visit the Murambi genocide Memorial site, Butare King’s museum as well as Nyanza King’s palace. Dinner and overnight at Nyungwe Forest Lodge( Luxury), Nyungwe Top View Lodge( Midrange0 and Gisakura lodge(Budget).
Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking and Canopy Walk
Rise early , have breakfast and assemble at the park offices by 6:00 am, attend the briefing on the code of conduct when tracking for chimpanzees and later embark on your expedition through the woods of Nyungwe Forest. Expect to see various primate species like the colobus monkeys, Silver monkeys, the 1qGrey cheeked Mangabey, L’hoests monkey and other wild animals (elephants, giraffes etc.) and the humming, singing and whistling early. In the afternoon engage in a guided Forest Canopy Walk though not for the light hearted. Dinner and overnight at Nyungwe Forest Lodge( Luxury), Nyungwe Top View Lodge( Midrange0 and Gisakura lodge(Budget).
Day 3: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park
Have breakfast and get ready for a transfer to Volcanoes National Park; reaching in the evening. Dine and rest at Mountain View Gorilla Lodge( luxury), Davinci Lodge ( Midrange) and The Garden Place( Budget).
Day 4: Mountain Gorilla Trek and Iby’wacu Cultural Center
Rise early morning, enjoy breakfast and assemble at the Kinigi Park offices by 7:00 am; for morning briefing on the code of conduct when trekking for mountain gorillas. After this, embark on your amazing expedition and on meeting the gorillas, enjoy an hour observing their behavior as they continue with their daily activities in your presence; not forgetting to take photographs and videos for this memorable encounter.
In the afternoon, take a visit to the Iby’wacu Cultural Center for local entertainment from the indigenous people of Rwanda. Dinner and over night at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury), Davinci Gorilla Lodge (Midrange) The Garden Place (Budget)
Day 5: Departure
Have breakfast at leisure and get ready for transfer back to Kigali; upon arrival, engage in a Kigali City Tour to Gisozi Memorial Genocide Site and some craft shops and local markets before drop off at Kigali International Airport to catch your departure flight in the evening.
End of tour