5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari
Day 1: Pick Up From Kigali & Transfer to Nyungwe Forest
After breakfast, enjoy a scenic drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park with en route visit to Nyanza king’s palace, Butare national museum. Dinner and overnight stay at your Lodge/hotel
Day 2: Chimpanzee Trekking and Afternoon Canopy Walk
Take your breakfast before 6.00 am and embark on chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe Forest. Expect to encounter other primates such as colubus monkeys, vervet monkeys, baboons among others as well as forest birds, and butterflies. In the afternoon, go for a canopy walk which will provide you with spectacular aerial views of the entire national park and wildlife. Return in the evening for Dinner and overnight your lodge/hotel.
Day 3: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park
You will wake up early, have breakfast, check out of the lodge and have a scenic drive northwards to Volcanoes national park in Ruhengeri, a home to over 360 Mountain Gorillas. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.
Day 4: Gorilla Trekking
In the morning at 7:00am, assemble at the park headquarters for a briefing along with your trekking gear, drinking water and packed lunch. Transfer to the forest to track the gorillas, an activity that will take you between 1-8 hours depending on the movement of the apes in their natural wild. After meeting and staying in the presence of the gorillas for a maximum of an hour, return to your lodge for relaxation. In the evening, you may go for a cultural walk to Iby’iwacu Cultural Village. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.
Day 5: Golden Monkey Tracking / Dian Fossey Hike
In the morning, assemble at the park headquarters for briefing, and later Either go for golden monkey tracking or hike up to Karisoke research centre, established by Dian Fossey, an American primatologist who dedicated all her life conserving the lives of mountain gorillas until she was killed and buried next to Digit, a silverback gorilla she loved most. You will learn more about the lives of the mountain gorillas at the research centre before your transfer back to Kigali for flight back home.
End of Trip.
Included5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari
Not IncludedDeparture TaxesEntry Fees5 Star AccommodationPersonal GuideBreakfast