This 5 days Rwanda tour will expose you to Rwanda’s primates, visiting Nyungwe Forest National Park and Volcanoes national Park.
Day 1: Transfer to Nyungwe.
You will be picked from your hotel in Kigali at 8am and set off to Nyungwe Forest National park with en route visit to Nyanza Palace, Butare Museam, Murambi genocide museum reaching Nyungwe Forest in the evening. Dinner and overnight at Nyungwe Forest Lodge/Nyungwe Top View Lodge/Gisakura Guest House.
Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking and Colobus Monkey tracking/Canopy walk.
After an early breakfast, transfer to the park headquarters and attend to a briefing from the park warden on do’s and don’ts while tracking chimps. You will then drive to Kyamudongo Forest where you will track the chimps in the forest with view of other primates in the forest. In the afternoon, you will go for EITHER colobus monkey tracking or go for the scenic Forest canopy walk. Dinner and overnight stay.
Day 3: Transfer to Volcanoes national park.
In the morning, you will set off a scenic long to Volcanoes national park with en route stopover for lunch and photography reaching Volcanoes National park in the evening. Dinner and overnight at Muhabura hotel(Budget)/La Palme hotel(Deluxe)/Mountain gorilla view lodge(Luxury.
Day 4: Gorilla trekking and cultural walk.
You will wake up early for breakfast and then transfer to the park headquarters by 7:30am to start the briefing about the dos and don’ts with the gorillas. You will then be allocated the gorilla tracking group and then the driver will drive you up to the starting point of the gorilla tracking group allocated and then ascend the forest for the memorable adventure. Once you see the gorillas, a maximum of one hour is allowed to stay with them before descending back to the starting point. On descent, you will meet your driver/guide and drive back to your Lodge for refreshment. In the evening, you may go for a cultural walk to Iby’wachu where you will be entertained in Banyarwanda traditional songs and learn more about their culture. Dinner and overnight stay at your Lodge.
Day 5: Golden Monkey tracking and transfer back to Kigali and Departure
In the morning after an early breakfast, you will gather at the park headquarters for briefing before ascending the forest for golden monkey tracking where you will enjoy them play in the forest in search of food. On return, you will set off back to Kigali reaching early for shopping if necessary and later transfer to the airport to check in for your departure flight.
End of Tour.