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6 Days Gorilla & Chimpanzee Safari in Rwanda

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Day 1: Day 1: Pick up and Kigali City Tour

Stop At: Kigali City Tower, Kigali Rwanda
Day 1: Pick up and Kigali City Tour

upon your arrival at Kigali airport, our driver guide will pick up and transfer you to Kigali for a city tour. You will tour various sites in the city such as the Kigali convention center, national Museum, presidential palace, and the Kigali genocide memorial center among others. Dinner and overnight at Kigali Serena hotel/Frame tree village/Five to five hotel.
Duration: 12 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Day 2: Transfer Nyungwe Forest

Stop At: Nyungwe National Park, Butare Rwanda
After a morning breakfast, drive for 6-7 hours to Nyungwe forest national park in the southwestern part of the country via the rolling hills across Rwanda. You will have lunch en-route and reach at the lodge in the evening. Dinner and overnight stay at Nyungwe forest lodge/ Nyungwe top view lodge/ Gisakura Guest House.
Duration: 12 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Day 3: Chimp trekking in Nyungwe forest – Kibuye City

Stop At: Nyungwe National Park, Butare Rwanda
After breakfast, transfer to the park headquarters for briefing and then hike into the forest to trek the chimpanzees. You will also encounter other animals such as the elephants, colobus, blue monkeys and many bird species. In the afternoon, drive for 2 hours to Kibuye for a city tour and then return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. (day 2).
Duration: 5 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 4: Day 4: Kibuye- Volcanoes national park in Kinigi (PNV)

Stop At: Volcanoes National Park, Musanze Kinigi, Ruhengeri Rwanda
You will have a morning breakfast and then transfer to volcanoes national park in kinigi via Gisenyi in Ruhengeri. You will pass via tea plantations with spectacular views of the neighboring communities and beautiful sceneries reaching in the evening. The distance from kibuye to Volcanoes is roughly 3-4 hours drive. Dinner and overnight at Mountain gorilla view lodge/Gorilla solution lodge/ Da Vinci gorilla lodge/Kinigi guest house.
Duration: 23 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 5: Day 5: Gorilla tracking

Stop At: Volcanoes National Park, Musanze Kinigi, Ruhengeri Rwanda
Wake up early and transfer to volcanoes national park headquarters in Kinigi for a briefing about gorilla trekking. At 8:30 am, transfer to the trekking starting point and then hike into the forest to search for mountain gorillas. You will spend an hour with the mountain gorillas and then descend back to the lodge. In the evening, you may go for cultural encounters and interact with the local people. Dinner and overnight at the lodge (day 4).
Duration: 13 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 6: Day 6: Departure

Stop At: Volcanoes National Park, Musanze Kinigi, Ruhengeri Rwanda
Wake up early, have morning breakfast and then return to Kigali for a return flight.
After breakfast, trek up to the mountain for another memorable experience with the gorillas. OR Visit Dian Fossey’s tomb, another option is a Climb of Mt Bisoke, which is topped with a beautiful crater lake.
All the above activities are suitable for those who are reasonably fit.

End of the Tour
Duration: 17 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We can pick up the clients at either Entebbe International Airport or Kigali International Airport. We can customize all our trips to fit your budget and days. We can pick up clients at their hotel or accommodation.

Airports

  • Entebbe Airport, Entebbe Uganda
  • Kigali Intl. Airport, Kigali Rwanda
Duration
6 days
Inclusions
  • 6x Breakfast
  • 6x Dinner
  • 6x Lunch
  • Accommodation for 5 days
  • Ground Transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Kigali City Tower
  • Entry/Admission - Nyungwe National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Volcanoes National Park
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Reviewed 27 July 2019

Me and friends arranged a six days trip for Uganda and Rwanda. We had decided to arrange the required items first due to fixed budgets. We booked gorilla permits for bwindi and arranged the vehicles.According to the information given with no experience in Uganda and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gernardo
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