This 7 days gorilla Tracking Rwanda safari will take you to Rwanda to tour a country with “a thousand hills”. Rwanda, Uganda and DRC are the only countries that home to the endangered mountain Gorillas in the whole world. Besides trekking Rwanda gorillas, you may choose to go for a kigali city excursion, golden monkey tracking among other optional activities as well as visiting Nyungwe forest national park for either chimpanzee trekking or canopy walk.
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Nyungwe Forest
Upon your arrival, you will be welcomed by our professional tour guide who will take you for a city excursion in and around Kigali so that you are oriented about this great country with a thousand hills. After this excursion, will drive to Nyungwe for your overnight.
Day 2: Chimpanzee trekking/ canopy walk in Nyungwe
After your breakfast, you will transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park for briefing and then chimpanzee trekking in the forest. Please note that chimpanzees in Nyungwe Forest National Park are semi habituated and as such, you will be required to wake up early for you to have chances of spotting them. You can as well go for the adventurous canopy walk which involves walking from one end of the forest to another viewing bird, and other species of primates. Return to the lodge for overnight.
Day 3: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park
After your breakfast, you will leave Nyungwe Forest for Volcanoes National Park arriving in the late afternoon for overnight at your lodge.
Day 4: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park
Early morning benefit from a tasty breakfast at the lodge before your first exciting morning drive through the Switzerland of Rwanda Park that is too clear in the indigenous forest for Gorilla trekking and draws one to the real side of natural beauty. The activity immerses you into the strange intimacy of the rainforest plus a live call of colorful birds, chattering of the rare golden monkey, and littered with fresh spoor of the mountain elusive populations of buffalo and elephant. Have lunch at the lodge and later relax up at the lodge from the tiresome and exciting activity.
Day 5: Diana Fossy Hiking
After your breakfast undertake a hike to Karisoke Research Centre to witness the graveyard for the famous primatologist – The Late Dian Fossey. Later transfer to Lake Kivu for relaxation at the beach and stay overnight.
Day 6: Mount Bisoke Hike
You will wake up very early today and by 7:30am converge at the headquarters of the park where you while be briefed about the hiking adventure and then begin the hike led by a park ranger. In addition, you will be availed with 2 porters who will assist carry your backpack (in case you have any) as well as support you as you traverse the slippery forest paths. This thrilling hike takes 2-4 hours to reach the peak and then 2 hours descending.
Day 7: Departure
Drive back to Kigali
- Kigali city tour
- Gorilla Trekking
- Chimpanzee trekking
- Game Drives
- Wildlife viewing
- Photography Moments
- Ground transport in a safari tour mini bus with a game viewing open roof
- National park & game reserve entrance fees as per itinerary
- All park entry fees for clients, Mineral Water
- Private safari guide
- Transfers in both directions between the International Airport
- Airport Pickup & Drops.
- Government taxes, VAT relating to Accommodation
- Local & International flights.
- personal travel insurance,
- Cigarettes, tips, souvenirs and
- Any other items of a personal nature.