10 Days Rwanda Safari, Mountain Gorilla Trekking, Golden Monkey & Chimpanzee Tracking

This 10 Days Prime Rwanda Safari takes you for the best Highlights of the land of a thousand hills. Go for a Mountain Gorilla Trekking Tour in Volcanoes National Park, Wildlife viewing in Akagera National Park & Primates watching in Nyungwe Forest National Park.

Safari Overview

The 10 Days Prime Rwanda Safari takes you to various safari destinations in Uganda i.e; Nyungwe Forest National park, Lake Kivu and Volcanoes National Park to enjoy amazing Wildlife

Day 1: Airport Transfer

Upon your arrival, you will be driven to Okapi Hotel for dinner and overnight stay in Kigali.

Day 2: Transfer-Nyungwe Forest National Park

Have breakfast proceed to Nyungwe. Visit the Nyanza palace, Murambi Memorial and Butare Museum en-route. Your lunch will be en-route and continue for dinner and overnight stay at Nyungwe hill top lodge/ Gisakura Guest House.

Day 3: Chimp Tracking-Nyungwe Forest

Breakfast and go for briefing at the park headquarters. You will be told the “dos and don’ts” while with the chimps before entering the forest.Enjoy them feeding, playing around while taking observations and photographs. You will also encounter other primates such as the black and white Columbus monkeys and many others. Dinner and overnight stay at Nyungwe hill top lodge / Gisakura Guest House.

Day 4: Canopy and Nature walks

After breakfast, you will go for a canopy walk within the forest expecting to enjoy the beautiful sights and sounds of different bird ( This canopy begins from 2:00 am/2:00 pm and 3:00 pm , species such as the Rwenzori Turaco, Horn bills among others. You will also have a self guided walk after lunch around the nearby environment and the Kamiranzovu waterfalls. Dinner and overnight stay at Nyungwe hill top lodge / Gisakura Guest House.

Day 5: Drive-Lake Kivu

Take breakfast and head to Lake Kivu in Kibuye town. Enjoy breath-taking. Drive scenery of the Virunga Mountains via the Congo Nile trail, there plenty of other primates that can be seen within the scenic drive in the forest and the green vegetation en-route. You will have lunch en-route and proceed for either a boat cruise along Lake Kivu that takes you to the great falls and unishment island within lake kivu. or relaxing on the shores. Dinner and overnight at paradise Marahide Hotel

Day 6: Transfer-Volcanoes-Golden Monkey Tracking

Have breakfast and drive to Volcanoes National park to catch up with the Golden monkey tracking activity. These are the most endangered primate species at Parc des Volcano. After having lunch, you will head to Karisoke Research Centre to visit Dian Fossey ‘grave. Dinner and overnight stay at Muhabura/Kinigi Guest House

Day 7: Mountain Gorilla Tracking

You will have an early breakfast and head to the park headquarters to be briefed before entering the forest to track the gorillas. This involves the briefing and gorilla family location ,The hiking may take about 1-8 hours depending on the movement of the gentle giants. A maximum time of one hour is given for photography, observations, and enjoying them feeding or playing around. Dinner and overnight stay at Muhabura/ Kinigi Guest House or Mountain gorilla view lodge.

Day 8 & 9: Explore-Kigali on City Tour

Enjoy your breakfast and drive back to Kigali for a city tour in Kigali where you will visit the Belgium Memorial, Kigali historical Museum, Genocide Museum then later transfer back to your lodge for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight.

Day 10: Departure

Have breakfast, go for African craft shopping to take home.


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Includes

  • Transport in a 4wd land cruiser or safari vehicle with pop-up roof for excellent safari view viewing (or upgrade, see)
  • All fuel for the tour.
  • English speaking Rwanda driver/guide.
  • Accommodation in double/twin rooms (shared).
  • Meals as indicated.
  • All activities described in the itinerary.

Exclusions

  • 1 Gorilla permit per person (àt USD 1500)
  • 1 Nyungwe Entry permit per person (àt USD 100)
  • International air fares.
  • Entry visa Rwanda.
  • Personal (medical/travel) insurance.
  • All drinks
  • All expenses of a personal nature (e.g. drinks, laundry, souvenirs etc.).
  • Meals and snacks which are not inclusive in the accommodation.
  • A porter for during the gorilla trackings (someone who carries your daypack).
  • All activities that are not mentioned in the program or activities that are mentioned in the program as optional activity. Tips and gratuities to rangers, driver/guide, porter, hotel staff, etc.


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