6 DAYS RWANDA PRIMATES SAFARI

Overview

The 6 Days Rwanda Primates Safari is the ultimate adventure for wildlife enthusiasts seeking an immersive experience with Rwanda’s remarkable primate species. This comprehensive tour takes you on a journey through the lush forests of Volcanoes National Park and Nyungwe Forest National Park, offering unparalleled opportunities to trek mountain gorillas, chimpanzees in their natural habitats.

Highlights

  • Mountain Gorilla Trekking
  • Chimpanzee Trekking
  • Canopy Walkway
  • Visit King’s Palace Museum
  • Visit Ethnographic Museum
  • Visit Gorilla Guardian Village
  • Visit Murambi Genocide Memorial

 

 

 

 

Itineraries

Day 1: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park

You will be picked up by our company driver guide from either a hotel / Kigali International Airport for a transfer to Nyungwe Forest NP which is 4 hr(218 km). En route, visit the King’s Palace Museum, Ethnographic Museum and Murambi Genocide Memorial among others. Later proceed with your drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park for check-in, dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Day 2: Chimpanzee trekking and Canopy Walkway in Nyungwe Forest National Park

As early as 5am, you will be expected at the starting point for the chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe forest. You will receive a briefing ahead of your chimpanzee trek and after set out into the Nyungwe forest. This is a tropical forest and a home to the Rwanda chimpanzees and 13 other different primate species. You will spot several chimpanzees swinging from one tree branch to another. After the trek, you will exit the forest and head back to your hotel for a late breakfast or an early lunch.

After lunch, your driver guide will be waiting to take you on your next activity that is the canopy walk experience in Nyungwe Forest National Park. You will walk on this canopy bridge starting from the Uwinka visitor centre and get to view the forest from the top. You will later return to your hotel for dinner and another night in the Nyungwe forest.

Day 3: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park and Visit Gorilla Guardian Village

On waking up; have breakfast and later at 8:00AM hit the road for your transfer to Volcanoes NP, northwest of Rwanda in Musanze province which is 270km. En route enjoy the spectacular scenery views of the countryside. Your guide for a drive to your hotel. After Lunch, step out for a visit to the Iby’wacu Cultural Village (Gorilla guardian village) where you will learn more about the Rwandan cultural practices. Dinner and Overnight at your Hotel in Musanze.

Day 4: Mountain Gorilla Trekking

Have breakfast and head for the Kinigi Park offices by 7:00AM; just in time for the morning briefing on the code of conduct when trekking for the mountain gorillas. After locating the creatures, take clear observation of their behavior while taking photographs and videos for this wonderful encounter.

Day 5 : Road trip from Musanze to Kigali

In the morning hours right after breakfast, at 10 am our guide will pick you up from your hotel in Musanze to transfer to Kigali( 2 hr drive 91 km) to your hotel with an option to do a short city tour while visiting crafts shops to shop for gifts and souvenirs or an option to relax at your hotel while enjoying what it has to offer.

Day 6 : Airport transfer and end of the tour

On this day your driver guide will pick you from the hotel at your preferred time to transfer you to airport. End of the 6 days Rwanda Primates Safari.

⦁ All Park entrance fees & permits & All the activities in the package

⦁ All Concession fees

⦁ All activities (Unless labeled as optional)

⦁ Accommodation for all nights

⦁ A professional driver guide

⦁ All transportation & Airport transfers (4X4 Luxury Vehicle) (Unless labeled as optional)

⦁ All Taxes/VAT

⦁ All Meals (Breakfasts, Lunches & Diners)

⦁ Soft drinks (On all days)

  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Tip
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • The government imposed an increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Personal requirements apart from the included.