A 7 day safari itinerary, in Rwanda with gorilla trekking, chimpanzee trekking and golden monkey tracking;
Day 1; Arrival in Kigali
Upon your arrival at Kigali International Airport, our representative will meet you and accompany you to your hotel in Kigali. Depending on the time of your arrival you’ll have the opportunity to explore the city or visit the Genocide Memorial.
Day 2; Kigali to Nyungwe Forest National Park
After a guided city tour in Kigali during the morning you’ll take a flight to Kamembe, which’s near Nyungwe Forest National Park. Spend the afternoon unwinding at the lodge or exploring the surroundings.
Day 3; Chimpanzee Trekking in Nyungwe Forest
begin on a chimpanzee trekking expedition through Nyungwe Forest. Accompanied by a guide you’ll track one of the chimpanzee families and spend an hour observing them in their natural habitat.
Day 4; Nyungwe Forest to Volcanoes National Park
Fly from Kamembe to Kigali. Then proceed to Musanze, which’s close to Volcanoes National Park. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure with options for community visits or nature walks.
Day 5; Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park
Get ready, for an experience as you begin on gorilla trekking – one of the highlights of this trip.After receiving a briefing from the park rangers you will begin on a hike, through the forest to locate a gorilla family and have a hour in the presence of these creatures.
Day 6; Tracking the Majestic Golden Monkeys
On your day you will have the opportunity to track down the endangered golden monkeys, which are unique primates found exclusively in the Virunga massif. Afterward you can choose to visit either the village or pay your respects at Dian Fosseys grave. Dian Fossey dedicated her life to conserving mountain gorillas.
Day 7; Departure from Volcanoes National Park to Kigali
Following a morning you will take a flight back to Kigali. Depending on your flight schedule there may be time for shopping or sightseeing before your transfer to Kigali International Airport for departure.
- Accommodation with board at safari lodges.
- All flights and transfers.
- Expert tour guides fluent in English.
- Permits, for tracking gorillas, chimpanzees and golden monkeys.
- All park fees included.