5 Days Chimps & Gorilla Safari

Day 1: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest

You will be met by our safari guide at Kigali International Airport or preferred accommodation and after a small briefing about the safari, proceed to Nyungwe Forest National Park. Dinner and overnight at Nyungwe Forest Lodge/Peace Guest House/Gisakura Guest House

Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking

Early start tracking for the chimpanzees, this can take anything from a few hours to a full day depending on where the chimpanzees are. It should be mentioned that it is not guaranteed to see the chimps as they are unpredictable and can move long distances in one day. There are several other primates in Nyungwe such as the Rwenzori colobus, L’Hoest’s monkey, Silver monkey, Owl faced monkey and the Grey cheeked Mangabey.  After the trek, return to the lodge for lunch and relaxation. Dinner and overnight at Nyungwe Forest Lodge/Peace Guest House/Gisakura Guest House

Day 3: Drive to Gisenyi

After breakfast, you will transfer to Gisenyi town which is located on the shores of Lake Kivu. Dinner and overnight at Lake Kivu Serena Hotel/ Palm Beach Hotel / Stipp Hotel/Malahide Paradis Hotel

Day 4: Gorilla Trekking

After breakfast, drive to the foothills of the volcanoes in Northern Rwanda for gorilla trekking. Trekking through the forest, hills and swamps can be tough, strenuous and tiring, sometimes taking up to 8 hours in the forest. But coming in contact with the great primates is well worth the effort. You spend one hour with the gorillas which is a truly amazing experience.  Dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/ Le Bambou Lodge/Kinigi Guest House

Day 5: Reserved for departure

Return to Kigali, after breakfast for a city tour.

End of the Safari