This 5 Days Rwanda Primate Safari involves gorilla trekking in Volcanoes & Chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe national park. This tour to Rwanda is adventurous as it takes you close to the primates in their natural habitats. It starts and ends in Kigali the capital city of Rwanda

Brief Itinerary
Day 1: Transfer to Nyungwe
Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking – nature Walk
Day 3: Transfer to Volcanoes national park.
Day 4: Gorilla Tracking
Day 5: Transfer back to Kigali

Day 1: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest, Southern Rwanda
In the morning after breakfast, the guide will pick you at the lodge/hotel and drive you to the south western part of Rwanda to Nyungwe forest national park with, en route visit to the Mirambi Genocide memorial site and the King’s Palace, have lunch in Butare and later continue with the drive to the park for relaxation, dinner and an overnight at Overnight stay at Nyungwe Safari Lodge / Gisakura Guest House

Day 2: Chimpanzee Trekking Nyungwe forest
In the morning after breakfast, you will assemble at the park headquarters in Gisakura for short briefings about the dos and don’ts about the chimps. After escort the ranger guide to the forest to begin the search of our closest relatives the chimps sharing almost 98% of human genes. the time taken while searching the chimps is unpredictable although it can go from 1-6 hours in the jungle searching them, meeting them depends on where they last spent their night from and once they are met you are only allowed one hour with them. You will meet other primate species like the black and white colobus monkey, baboons, civet monkey, grey checked manga bay among others plus very many species of birds. Retire back to the lodge for relaxation and lunch in the evening you can opt for nature walk or visit the tea estate around the park. Overnight stay at Nyungwe Safari Lodge / Gisakura Guest House

Day 3: Transfer to Volcanoes national park
After breakfast at the lodge, you will embark on the scenic long drive to volcanoes national park a home to the endangered mountain gorillas, you will enjoy a scenic long drive to Volcanoes national park in Ruhengeri. Arrive in the evening at the park, later to the lodge for relaxation as wait for tomorrow’s breathtaking safari activity gorilla tracking. For relaxation, dinner and overnight at Muhabura hotel (Budget)/La Palme hotel (Deluxe)/Mountain gorilla view lodge (Luxury) as you prepare for the following day’s memorable adventure.

Day 4: Gorilla Tracking
After breakfast, you will head to the park headquarters to receive short briefing from the park wardens about the dos and don’ts while with the gorillas as well as get you assigned to the ranger guide and the gorilla family. After, head to the forest to begin the search of mountain gorillas. it’s a breathtaking moment to be among the 8 members allowed per group to trek the gorillas, sit among them listen to them grumble and marvel at the cheer full male silver buck, it’s a wonderful moment in life very difficult to forget. Return to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and an overnight at Meals and overnight at Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge (mid-range)/ Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (luxury)

Day 5: Transfer back to Kigali
Wake up luxury for a hearty breakfast and then after transfer back to Kigali Rwanda’s capital and its largest city. If time allows first go for a city tour and visit the Gisozi genocide memorial site. After continue to the airport to meet your departure flight back home
End of safari.

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