This 8 Days Rwanda gorilla safari involves trekking both mountain gorillas in Rwanda & Lowland gorillas in Congo. It also includes a boat cruise on Lake Kivu and Kigali City tour. This tracking tour begins and ends in Kigali Rwanda’s capital city.

Brief Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival at Kigali airport
Day 2: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest, Southern Rwanda
Day 3: Chimpanzee trekking Nyungwe forest
Day 4: Cross over to Bakavu in Congo
Day 5: Gorilla trekking in Virunga
Day 6: Boat cruise on Lake Kivu
Day 7: Mountain gorilla trekking in Volcano National park
Day 8: Kigali city tour and departure

Detailed trip itinerary
Day 1: Arrival at Kigali airport
The tour representatives will be holding a placard you’re namely happily waiting to receive you at Kigali airport. He will immediately transfer you to a hotel in Kigali for relaxation with dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest in South Rwanda
After an early morning breakfast, your tour guide will pick you from the hotel and drive southwards. En route at Mirambi genocide the king’s palace
Dinner and Overnight at Nyungwe Forest Lodge (Luxury), Top view Hill lodge (Midrange), Gisakura Guest House (Budget)

Day 3: Chimpanzee trekking at Nyungwe forest
Have an early morning assemble at Gisakura park headquarters for briefing from the senior park ranger before undertaking a forest walk searching for a man’s closet relative called the chimpanzees.
Dinner and Overnight at Nyungwe Forest Lodge (Luxury),Top view Hill lodge (Midrange), Gisakura Guest House (Budget)

Day 4: Cross over Bakavu in Congo
You will cross over to the Democratic republic of Congo for the next day’s lowland; gorilla trekking. It takes less than 2 hours to cross over to Bakavu town. This day you may visit the museum at Bakavu and other interesting places at Lake Kivu with a boat cruise to Idjwi Island
Dinner and Overnight stay at Nyungwe Forest Lodge (Luxury), Top view Hill lodge (Midrange), Gisakura Guest House (Budget)

Day 5: Gorilla Trekking in Virunga
You will start from Tshivanga visitor center for briefing and then go gorilla trekking in Virunga National Park Congo.
Dinner and overnight stay at Sabinyo Silverback Lodge (Luxury), Le Bamba Lodge (Midrange), Kinigi Guest House (Budget)

Day 6: Boat Cruise on Lake Kivu
Today, you will go for a boat cruise to the coffee Island. You will witness the local brewing of banana beer and the banana gardens. You will return to the shores for lunch and in the afternoon, you will drive to Ruhengeri in Kinigi.
Dinner and Overnight at Lake Kivu Serena (Luxury), Ruzizi Tented Camp (Midrange), Paradis Malalinde Hotel (Budget)

Day 7: Mountain Gorilla trekking
Today will be reserved to tracking gorillas in the Volcanoes National park
Dinner and overnight stay at Sabinyo Silverback Lodge (Luxury), Le Bamba Lodge (Midrange), Kinigi Guest House (Budget)

Day 8: Kigali city tour and departure
Today, you will enjoy the city tour and visit the Gisozi memorial site. There are handicrafts shops in the evening thus we shall drop at the airport for your return flight.

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