5 days Primates Rwanda ( Gorilla & Chimpanzee tracking )

5 days Primates Rwanda safari is an amazing tour that will offer you an enriching adventure of this beautiful country with a thousand hills, as you explore it’s primate population and unending beauty. The country is home to the endangered Mountain Gorillas and 13 primates. This safari will bring you close with these beautiful and unique creatures.

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Highlights For 5 days Primates Rwanda Safari

  • Chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe forests National park
  • Great Canopy walkway in Nyungwe forest
  • Gorilla trekking Volcanoes national Park
  • Guided Community walk Rwanda
  • Travel in a customised 4WD safari vehicle

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 : Kigali – Transfer to Nyungwe forests National park

Upon your arrival at Kigali international airport, you will be warmly welcomed by your driver / guide who will help you with your luggage, brief you about the safari and transfer you to Nyungwe forest National Park. You will make a brief stop at ikongoro for a visit to the Genocide Memorial of Murambi and Butare. After a quick snack, we will proceed to Nyungwe National Park to check into your booked safari lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation options

  • Luxury : Nyungwe Forest Lodge
  • Budget : Gisakura Guest House
  • Meal plan : Lunch and dinner

Day 2 : Chimpanzee trekking Nyungwe and Canopy walk

After your early morning breakfast, drive to the park headquarters for briefing about the Chimpanzee tracking and what to kind of expect. Return from your Chimpanzee tracking return to the lodge for an early lunch and later set out for a canopy walk that that will reward you with scenic views and get to see different primates. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation options

  • Luxury : Nyungwe Forest Lodge
  • Budget : Gisakura Guest House
  • Meal plan : Lunch and dinner

Day 3 : Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Check out of the safari lodge and proceed to Volcanoes National Park after your breakfast. Enjoy the scenic drive passing through Virunga volcanoes, as you wound your way through the breathtaking countryside. Upon your arrival at the safari lodge, check in for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation options

  • Luxury : Mountain Gorilla view lodge
  • Budget : Hotel Muhabura
  • Meal plan : Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 4 : Gorilla trekking Volcanoes and Community walk

With your packed lunch after breakfast, transfer to the park headquarters at Kinigi for briefing and after you can set out into the forest to begin the trek in search of these gentle giants. After your one hour viewing of these gentle giants, return to your lodge for lunch and later after one hour of relaxation, you will venture out for a community walk to encounter different tribes that are in this forest, exploring more of their unique culture and ways of life. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight. Meal plan: F/B.

Accommodation options

  • Luxury : Mountain Gorilla view lodge
  • Budget : Hotel Muhabura
  • Meal plan : Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 5 : Transfer from Volcanoes National Park to Kigali

Wake up to an early morning breakfast, check out of the safari lodge. You will exit volcanoes National park, heading to the Iby’iwacu cultural village for the great dance and cultural experience. Continue your drive to Kigali for a brief tour of this vibrant city and one of the fastest growing in Africa. Visit the craft markets and purchase different souvenirs to take back home. You will have a lunch break and later visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial site. You will continue to Kigali international airport for your evening flight back home. Meal plan: Breakfast and lunch

Package for 5 days Primates Rwanda safari includes:

  • Airport transfers
  • Gorilla tracking permit
  • Chimpanzee trekking permit
  • En – route lunches
  • Accommodation and meals per itinerary
  • All activities as per itinerary
  • Visit the Iby’iwacu Cultural village

Package for 5 days Primates Rwanda safari excludes:

The expenses of personal nature like:

  • Airfare
  • Rwanda Visa
  • Luxury drinks
  • Laundry
  • Tips to local guides
  • Telephone and porter fee while trekking
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal shopping bills and cigarettes and any other item not mentioned above