7 Days Rwanda Prime Wildlife & Primates Safari

//7 Days Rwanda Prime Wildlife & Primates Safari
7 Days Rwanda Prime Wildlife & Primates Safari 2017-10-15T15:09:55+00:00

This 7 Days Rwanda Safari takes you to the prime safari destinations in Rwanda, the land of a thousand hills. Travel to Akagera National Park, the only savanna national park in Rwanda. Later travel to Nyungwe Forest National Park where you will enjoy chimpanzee tracking and a canopy walk. The trip ends in Volcanoes National Park

Day 1: Kigali – Akagera National Park

After your breakfast your hotel of residence, meet our guide and drive to eastern Rwanda and Akagera National Park. With lunch en-route and afternoon boat ride and overnight at Akagera Lodge/Ruzizi Tented Camp,or Dereva hotel Meal plan: Half-Board

Day 2: Akagera-Nyungwe Forest National Park

After breakfast, embark our safari truck with en-route game drive and proceed to southern Rwanda and Nyungwe Forest National Park. Lunch en-route and visit to Butare museum. Dinner and overnight Nyungwe Hill Top Lodge or Gisakura Guest House. Meal plan: Full-Board

Day 3: Chimp trekking in Nyungwe Forest

Early morning breakfast, and after go for briefing from the park officials and after start trekking for the chimpanzees, this can take anything from a few hours to a full day depending on where the chimpanzees are. Evening nature walk to spot other primates in Nyungwe such as the Ruwenzori Columbus, L’Hoest’s monkey, The Silver monkey, Owl faced monkey and the Grey cheeked Mangabey among others. After the trek return to base- Dinner and overnight Nyungwe Hill Top lodge or Gisakura Guest House. Meal plan: Full-Board.

Day 4: Nyungwe Forest – Volcanoes National Park

After breakfast, take a whole day drive to northern Rwanda and to the foothills of the volcanoes that make up “Volcanoes National Park “. Lunch en-route, Dinner and overnight at Laplame Hotel/Muhabura/Kinigi Guest House. Meal plan: Half-Board

Day 5: Gorilla tracking in Volcanoes National Park

Have early morning breakfast, and after transfer to the Park Headquarters of Parc National des Volcano. Meet your ranger guides for briefing on how to behave while in the forest searching for the Gorillas and also will let you know more about their behaviors’ and ways of life before you set off. After the briefing you will enter into the forest and search for these endangered rare mountain Gorilla species. This is a once a life adventure and an opportunity one should never miss in life. The activity will take

half or full day, therefore you are advised to go with your packed lunch and bottled mineral water, walkable shoes, hut, sun screen, insect repellent, Cameras, rain gears among others you think are vital while in tropical rain forest. After your hour spent with the mountain gorillas, return to lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight. Meal plan: Full-Board

Day 6: Dian Fossey – Bisoke Volcano trek

After breakfast, trek to the grave of the legendary Dian Fossey and experience her effort regarding the conservation of gorillas in their mist. Return to lodge for lunch and spend the evening trekking the Bisoke mountain volcanoes. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight. Meal plan Full-Board

Day 7: Volcanoes-Kigali

After breakfast, visit to the genocide memorial with lunch en-route and transfer to Kigali airport to board your flight back home. Meal plan: Half-Board.

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