Rwanda 6 Days Tour: 2 Times Tracking the Mountain Gorillas in Volcanoes National Park and Chimpanzee in Nyungwe  

    Safari Overview
    Rwanda 4 Days Nyungwe Chimpanzee And Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park
    On this tour you get six days packed with 2 full days with the gorillas in Volcanoes National Park, Track the Chimpanzees in Nyungwe. The tour takes visits to Nyungwe, in South West of Rwanda, a huge afro-montane forest. With over 10000sq.km in size, Nyungwe is the undisputed giant in Central Africa. The natural forest is renowned for its large troops of colobus monkeys, chimpanzees, butterflies and a rich variety of orchids. Over 300 bird species have been recorded. Visit some cultural sites en route - the Museum in Butare and the palace at Nyanza.
    Visit Parc National des Volcans (PNV) in the north of Rwanda where about 300 mountain gorillas live.
     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Day 1: Parc Nationale Des Volcanoes.
    You will be picked from your hotel or place of residence and transferred to Parc Nationale des Volcanoes,. Dinner and overnight at Le’ Bambou Gorilla Safari Lodge (Lodge facility) or Kinigi Guest House (Budget facility). The evening is spent on sightseeing and relaxing around the hotel.
    Dinner and Overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury Lodge facility) or La Palme Hotel (mid range lodge) Kinigi Tourist Guesthouse
    (low budget facility) Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

    Day 2 and 3:  Gorilla trekking-Nyungwe Forests
    Have breakfast and go to ORTPN offices for briefing after that set off in the forest for Gorilla trekking. A thrilling trek through the refined foothills of the Virungas provides inspiring views in all directions. Then, suddenly, the trail enters the national park, engrossing trekkers in the strange closeness of the rainforest, alive with the calls of colorful birds and chattering of the rare golden monkey, and besieged with fresh spoor of the mountains' elusive populations of buffalo and elephant. Through gaps in the forest canopy, the marvelous peaks are sighted, easily easy to get to and among the uppermost in Africa, indicating an ascent. Gorilla trekking is quite strenuous but a worthwhile on encounter of these gentle giants. The enthusiasm of your coming across with these apes will wipe away your intricacy of the strenuous trek. Spend time watching gorillas, watch the adults feeding their young ones, brushing and resting as the youngsters play from vines in a pleasurably playful display.
    Dinner and Overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury Lodge facility) or La Palme Hotel (mid range lodge) Kinigi Tourist Guesthouse
    (low budget facility) Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


    Day 4: Transfer to Nyungwe National Park
    An early wake up will see you start your Journey to Nyungwe National Park. The drive is approximately 6-7 hours via Kigali city. The drive takes you through small towns and villages and if interested you could also look out for several up country mass graves to learn more about the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. You will arrive at the lodge in time for relaxation and preparation for tomorrows activities. If time allows, you may visit the National Museum at Butale or The Kings Palace to learn more about the culture of the Rwandese people.
    Dinner and Overnight at Nyungwe Lodge (Luxury Lodge facility) or Top Hill View Lodge (mid range lodge) Gisakura Guest House
    (low budget facility) Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

    Day 5: Chimpanzee trekking Nyungwe Forests
    Have breakfast go for chimp trekking, during trekking you might spot primates like the colobus monkeys plus viewing other inhabitants of the forest like birds and butterflies, return to the lodge for late lunch.
    Dinner and Overnight at Nyungwe Lodge (Luxury Lodge facility) or Top Hill View Lodge (mid range lodge) Gisakura Guest House (low budget facility) Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

    Day 6: Nyungwe Forests-Kigali Out
    Have breakfast ready for a guided nature walk in the forest to see a variety of animals and some of the three hundred bird species found here, which include the Rwenzori turaco and black and white casqued hornbill.  Go on an escorted walk in search of large groups of colobus monkeys and transfer back to Kigali with lunch enroute ready to catch up with your evening out bound flight to your next destination. Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch End of service

    The safari package includes
    Transportation by 4 WD safari van, Fuel expenses
    Accommodation while on safari as per the itinerary
    The costs also cover the services of English speaking driver/guide
    Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) while on safari,
    1 soft drink per meal i.e. a soda or mineral water at/during lunch and dinner,
    Park entrance fees
    Two Gorilla permit trekking Parc Volcanoes
    One chimpanzee permit Nyungwe
    Guided nature walk Nyungwe
    Ranger fees
    Kigali City Tour

    Excludes:
    Local and international flights,  Personal Travel insurance, Visa Fees, drinks, cigarettes, tips, souvenirs and any other items of personal nature.