Rwanda Primate Safaris Adventure 9 Days/ 8 nights

Gorilla Trekking, Chimpanzee Tracking, Golden Monkey

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    Day 1:  Kigali

    Upon arrival at Kigali – international airport you “be met by one of our driver and transferred  to you hotel this beautiful  place offers wonderful serenity the people  here being some  of the  warmest and most welcoming you could ever hope to meet dinner and overnight at Kigali –Serena.

    Day 2: Kigali – Nyungwe

    Begin your safari from Kigali heading to Nyungwe National Park via Butare Museum. After Butare, head to Gikongo and visit Murambi genocide memorial centre and break for lunch.  Later proceed to Nyungwe forest. Dinner and overnight at Nyungwe forest lodge.

    Day 3: Chimpanzee Tracking

    Chimpanzee trekking in the morning and later return to the lodge for a hot lunch.  After lunch, visit of Gisakura Tea Factory, dinner and overnight at Nyungwe Forest lodge.

    Day 4:  Conopy Walk

    Today you can opt for a walk on the second African highest Canopy or for a nature walk visiting water fall in the morning. After lunch, track the colobus monkeys and later return at the lodge for Dinner and overnight at Nyungwe Forest lodge.

    Day 5: Nyungwe -Kibuye

    After breakfast, hit the road to Kibuye in the beautiful lake resort of Lake Kivu.  Lake Kivu is one of the greatest Lakes in Rwanda, and is in the Albertine (Western Rift valley, a part of the Great Rift Valleys. The lake is a 2650 square kilometer freshwater expanse and the largest of all the lakes that fill the valleys of Rwanda. Spend the afternoon by the lakeshores. Overnight at Lake Kivu Serena hotel.

    Day 6: Kibuye Musanze- Volcanoes

    After breakfast, drive to Musanze (ex- Ruhengeri) the base town for mountain gorillas.  In the evening you will go for a cultural adventure at ibyiwacu Cultural Village. Iby’Iwacu Cultural village gives you a rare chance to meet local people, in their environment, with a taste of Rwandan culture and traditions. The community you visit will genuinely welcome you as a special guest while they proudly present to you aspects of their traditions and beliefs. This will truly be an experience of a lifetime. Return to the lodge for Dinner and Overnight at Sabinyo Silverback Lodge.

    Day 7: Golden Monkeys trekking

    After you morning wake-up call and breakfast, transfer and report to the park headquarters, for Golden monkey trekking formalities and briefing. After Golden monkey trek have lunch at the lodge and relax. Dinner and overnight at Sabinyo Silverback Lodge.

    Day 8:  Gorilla Trekking –Kigali

    Early morning transfer to Virunga National Park headquarters for gorilla trekking adventure briefing. You will be allocated your specific group and hike to the forest following a ranger. When you meet the mountain gorillas, you will spend one hour with them and take pictures. Return to the lodge, have lunch and transfer to Kigali. Dinner and overnights at Kigali Serena Hotel.

    DAY 9

    After breakfast, take Kigali city tour including visits to the genocide memorial/site/museum.  Thereafter proceed to the airport for your departure flight.

    End of Tour!