5 Days Gorilla and Chimp Trek
5 Days Rwanda primates safari including gorilla tracking and chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe national park starts and ends in Kigali. Nyungwe Forest has a large concentration of primates in Rwanda
Of recent Nyungwe chimps are increasingly becoming unpredictable as they keep moving forth and backward between forests of Nyungwe and Kibira in Burundi. Therefore, at We we advise our clients to opt for trekking chimps in Kibale national park Uganda and we pay for your Ugandan visa to enable you track chimps in Kibale Forest national park. For the Nyungwe tour, you will be up early for pick up by one of our tour guides and transfer southwards to Nyungwe national park with en route visit to the national museum in Butare, the Murambi genocide memorial site, the Nyanza king’s palace. Dinner and overnight at stay Nyungwe Forest Lodge(Luxury).
After an early breakfast, you will set off to discover the primates and scenic splendor of Nyungwe. Viewing the primates on the steep slopes of Nyungwe forest is quite challenging but the park guides at Nyungwe are experienced and very knowledgeable about most of Nyungwe’s wildlife. The guides shall provide you with all the relevant information about thße primates in Nyungwe forest; primates lifestyle, feeding, reproduction among other details. Among the primates you are to track in Nyungwe forest include; chimpanzees, L’Hoest’s monkey, golden monkeys, large troops of the Angola Colobus, vervet monkeys, Silver Monkey, Hamlyn’s Monkey, Red-tailed Monkey, Dent’s Mona Monkey, Olive Baboon, Grey-cheeked Mangabeys among other primates. Return to the lodge for lunch, and in the afternoon embark on a canopy walk. Later return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
In the morning, you will enjoy a scenic long drive to Volcanoes national park in Ruhengeri. Dinner and overnight at Muhabura hotel (Budget) / La Palme hotel (Deluxe) / Mountain gorilla view lodge (Luxury) as you prepare for the following day’s memorable adventure.
After breakfast, our tour guide will lead you to the park headquarters for briefing from the head of the park rangers. At 8.30 am local time, commence the memorable gorilla tracking experience. You will be left in the presence of the awesome mountain gorillas for about an hour. Take photographs and enjoys the antics of baby gorillas as they swing from tree branch to another. Gorilla trekking is the best wildlife experience in Africa.
After breakfast transfer back to Kigali. You may wish to enjoy a city tour including a visit to Gisozi genocide memorial site. The will be ready to transfer you to the airport for your departure flight to the next destination.
It is important to note that booking in advance will facilitate better planning so as to allow us get the stated accommodation in our itineraries. Last minute booking requests might require us to change the quoted properties especially during high seasons when the demand for quality accomodation is quite high.
- Gorilla Permits
- Park entrance fees
- Relevant Government Taxes
- Full Board Accommodation
- Full time English speaking Driver/Guide
- Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari vehicle
- Airport transfer, as long as your flight is on the same day on which the safari ends.
- All International Flights + Taxes
- Travel & Personal accident insurance
- Tips & personal expenses such as telephone calls etc
- Excursions not detailed in itinerary
- Premium / Luxury Drinks