7 Days Rwanda Gorillas

Safari Highlights:
The places you will explore on this safari: Kigali, Dian Fossey, Nyungwe Forest, Rwanda Genocide Memorial Site.

Day 1: Arrival in Kigali Rwanda
When you arrive at Kigali International Airport, the tour guide will meet you and transfer you to the hotel for an overnight stay. Dinner and over night at Gorilla Nest lodge or hotel Chez Lando or Kinigi guest house. (BB)

DAY 2: Mountain Gorillas Trekking
Day of gorilla trekking in the Volcanoes gorilla park. Depending on the level of fitness, you may be allowed to choose the group of gorillas you wish to visit. The closest being about 2 hours or even a couple of minutes from the park boundary. Meals and overnight at the Mountain Gorillas’ Nest Lodge or hotel Chez Lando or Kinigi guest house. (FB)

DAY 3:  Tour to Dian Fossey
Have an early morning hike and visit Dian Fossey Grave Yard and Research centre. Where Dr. Fossey, a renowned primatologist  spent close to two decades habituating, studying and conserving the endangered Mountain Gorillas. Overnight at the Mountain Gorillas Nest Lodge in Kinigi or Hotel Chez Lando or Kinigi guest house. (FB)

DAY 4: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest.
Morning breakfast then transfer to the Nyungwe Forest. This Forest contains a variety of habitats including montane forest, bamboo, grasslands, swamps and bogs, and is very mountainous too. It provides some of the best Golden Monkey trekking in Rwanda. Meals and Overnight at Gisakura Guest House. (FB)

DAY 5: Chimpanzee trekking
after breakfast, start the morning Chimpanzee trekking in Rwanda – Nyungwe forest in search of colonies of habituated Golden Monkeys. Other wildlife in the forest include: grey-cheeked mangabeys, blue monkeys, Angolan colobus, L’hoest’s monkeys and owl-faced monkeys. Meals and overnight at Gisakura Guest House.

DAY 6: Genocide Memorial Visit
Visit the Genocide Memorial where remains of thousands of Tutsis and moderate Hutus are preserved. Meals and overnight at the Hotel Des Millecollines.

DAY 7: Fly out of Rwanda
Transfer to the airport for your next flight.