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8 Days Rwanda Gorillas and Chimpanzee Trekking Safari

The 8 Days Rwanda Gorillas and Chimpanzee Trekking Safari will take you deep into the heart of Rwanda’s natural wonders, where you will have the incredible opportunity to encounter the majestic mountain gorillas and playful chimpanzees in their natural habitats. Prepare to be mesmerized by the stunning landscapes, immerse yourself in the vibrant culture, and create lifelong memories as you embark on this captivating adventure.

The 8 Days Rwanda Gorillas and Chimpanzee Trekking Safari begins with your arrival in Kigali, Rwanda’s capital city, where you will be warmly greeted by our knowledgeable guide. From there, you will be whisked away to Volcanoes National Park, home to the endangered mountain gorillas. Nestled amidst breathtaking volcanic peaks and lush rainforests, this park offers a truly awe-inspiring setting for your gorilla trekking experience.

As you venture into the dense vegetation, guided by experienced trackers, you will find yourself in the presence of these gentle giants, witnessing their impressive strength and observing their intricate social dynamics.But the adventure doesn’t end there. After encountering the gorillas, you will journey to Nyungwe Forest National Park, a haven for chimpanzees and other primate species. Here, you will embark on thrilling chimpanzee trekking expeditions, following expert guides through the dense forest.

Detailed 8 Days Rwanda Gorillas and Chimpanzee Trekking Safari

Day 1: Arrival in Kigali and Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Upon your arrival at Kigali International Airport, our experienced guide will warmly welcome you to Rwanda. After a brief orientation, embark on a scenic drive to Volcanoes National Park, home to the majestic mountain gorillas. Settle into your comfortable lodge and prepare for the incredible encounters ahead.

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Today, get ready for an unforgettable gorilla trekking experience in Volcanoes National Park. Accompanied by knowledgeable guides and trackers, venture into the dense rainforest in search of a gorilla family. As you come face to face with these gentle giants, witness their impressive strength and observe their intriguing behaviors. This encounter with the gorillas is a truly magical and humbling experience.

trekking for gorillasDay 3: Golden Monkey Trekking and Cultural Visit

Embark on an exciting golden monkey trekking expedition, where you’ll witness the acrobatic antics of these endangered primates. Enjoy observing their playful interactions and capture stunning photographs. In the afternoon, immerse yourself in the local culture with a visit to nearby communities. Engage in traditional dances, interact with locals, and gain insights into their customs and way of life.

Day 4: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park

Bid farewell to Volcanoes National Park as you journey to Nyungwe Forest National Park, a haven for chimpanzees and other primate species. Marvel at the scenic landscapes and enjoy a relaxing drive to your lodge nestled in the heart of the forest. Take in the tranquility of the surroundings and prepare for your thrilling chimpanzee trekking experience.

Day 5: Chimpanzee Trekking in Nyungwe Forest

Embark on an exhilarating chimpanzee trekking expedition in the lush rainforest of Nyungwe. Follow the expert guides as they lead you through the forest trails, listening for the sounds of these intelligent primates. Observe their playful behaviors, learn about their social dynamics, and witness the similarities between chimpanzees and humans. Nyungwe Forest is also home to a variety of other primate species and an abundance of birdlife.

Day 6: Canopy Walk and Nature Walk in Nyungwe Forest

Start your day with a thrilling canopy walk, allowing you to stroll along suspended bridges high above the forest floor. Enjoy panoramic views of the forest canopy and marvel at the breathtaking beauty of Nyungwe Forest. In the afternoon, embark on a guided nature walk, exploring the diverse flora and fauna that inhabit this pristine ecosystem.

Day 7: Lake Kivu Excursion

Embark on a scenic drive to the shores of Lake Kivu, one of Africa’s Great Lakes. Enjoy a relaxing boat excursion on the lake, soaking in the serene ambiance and taking in the picturesque views. Visit local fishing villages, interact with the friendly locals, and savor a delicious lakeside lunch. This excursion provides a refreshing break and a chance to appreciate Rwanda’s natural splendor.

Lake Kivu

Day 8: Kigali City Tour and Departure

Conclude your safari with a city tour of Kigali, where you’ll visit cultural landmarks, markets, and museums. Explore the vibrant streets of the capital city, learn about Rwanda’s history and progress, and have a chance to purchase souvenirs. Finally, our guide will transfer you to the airport for your departure, leaving you with cherished memories of your Rwanda Gorillas and Chimpanzee Trekking Safari.

End of 8 Days Rwanda Gorillas and Chimpanzee Trekking Safari

Tour Inclusives

  • Gorilla Permits
  • Chimpanzee Permits
  • Rhino Tracking
  • Bottled Water
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Park Entrance Fees
  • Boat Rides
  • Cultural Tours

Tour Excludes

  • Tourist Entry Visa
  •  International Flight Tickets
  •  Travel Insurance
  •  Items of Personal Nature
  •  Tips and Gratuities

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