5 Days Rwanda Gorillas & chimpanzees Safari

The 5 Days Rwanda Primates Safaris takes you to Rwanda’s best national parks of Nyungwe forest for Chimpanzee tracking and canopy walking experience, then to Volcanoes National Park for Gorilla trekking & Dian Fossey hike.

Trip Summary of For 5 Days Rwanda Safari

Day 1: Kigali – Nyungwe National park

Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking, Canopy walk or Colobus Monkeys

Day 3: Transfer to Volcanoes National park

Day 4: Mountain Gorilla & Iby’Iwachu cultural expereience Adventure

Day 6: Golden monkey trek or Dian Fossey hiking, Departure

Detailed Itinerary For 5 days Rwanda Safari

Day 1: Transfer to Nyungwe National park

Following your arrival, you will be picked after breakfast, then be transferred to Nyungwe Forest National Park from Kigali. Enroute you will visit the  Nyanza King’s palace in Butare town, visit Rwanda National Museum in Huye as well as Murambi genocide memorial museum.

After a 5-7 hours drive, reach the hotel/lodge in the evening, for dinner and an overnight sleep.

 Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking, Canopy walk or Colobus Monkeys

Rise up early in the morning for breakfast, then head to the park headquarters in Nyngwe forest where you will assemble for briefing on the code of conduct when tracking chimpanzees. You might encounter other primates like colobus monkeys, Silver monkeys, the Grey cheeked Mangabeys, L’hoests monkey among others.  Enjoy lunch at your lodge  and take  part in the afternoon canopy walk on a walkway hanging above the Forest.

Dinner and overnight at your booked lodge.

 Day 3: Transfer to Volcanoes National park

Following your morning breakfast, transfer to the natural habitat of the famous Mountain Gorillas-Volcanoes National Park, reaching in early evening for dinner and an overnight at the hotel preserved for you.

Day 4: Mountain Gorilla Trekking Adventure

Upon waking up early for breakfast, join others at the head quarters for gorilla trekking code of conduct. Gorilla trekking may take from 2 to 7 hours depending on the movement of gorillas. Sight and stay with these gorillas for at most 1hour upon finding them, while you take enough photographs of them. Return to your lodge for lunch and later on take a community walk to Village of the Gorilla cousins.

Dinner & overnight at your lodge on DAY 3.

Day 5: Golden monkey trek or Dian Fossey hiking, Departure

On this day, you will choose to either go for golden monkey tracking or hike to Dian Fossey grave, and then  return to the lodge at by mid-day for lunch.

Drive back to Kigali after lunch, and proceed to the airport for your scheduled departure flight.

End of the tour