5 Days Rwanda Primates Safari

This 5 Day Rwanda primates Safari is a perfect package to trek gorillas and chimpanzees in Rwanda with African Apes Holidays.African Apes Holidays.  The safari takes you to Volcanoes National park for gorilla trekking/ golden monkey trekking and Nyungwe Forest National park. The trip safari starts and ends in Kigali Rwanda.

Trip activities

  • Mountain gorilla trekking
  • Golden monkey trekking
  • Chimpanzee trekking
  • Canopy walk

Trip summary

Day 1: Pick up & transfer to Volcanoes National park

Day 2: Gorilla trekking

Day 3: Golden monkey trekking & transfer to Nyungwe Forest

Day 4: Chimpanzee trekking & Canopy walk

Day 5: Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Pick up & transfer to Volcanoes National park

Your driver guide (our company representative) will pick you up from Kigali airport or your hotel and transfer to Volcanoes National Park, home for the endangered mountain gorillas. The drive time from Kigali to VNP is roughly 3 hours with scenic views of the green sceneries and Rwanda’s rolling hills. Dinner and overnight stay at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/ Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge.

Day 2: Gorilla trekking

Rwanda gorilla tripsToday you wake up very early, have breakfast and with your packed lunch transfer to Kinigi Park headquarters for registration and briefing about the dos don’ts of gorilla trekking. You will be served with a cup of coffee and also entertained by local dancers to make your pre gorilla trekking experience awesome. At 8:00 am, start off the trekking to meet the allocated gorilla family. Hiking time is not predictable but it may be as short as 30 minutes to several hours depending on where gorillas will be located that day. On meeting the gorillas, spend an hour in their company, observe their human-like characters, take pictures, capture videos and enjoy this lifetime experience. Dinner and overnight stay at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/ Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge.

Day 3: Golden monkey trekking & transfer to Nyungwe Forest

Rise up early, have a cup of coffee and drive to Kinigi park headquarters for briefing about golden monkey trekking. The hike to meet these playful creatures starts at 8:00 am. Enjoy a magical encounter with the endangered golden monkey, enjoy their playful characters and have fun. Return to the lodge for refreshment, check out and drive south-westwards to Nyungwe Forest National park. Dinner and overnight stay at Nyungwe hilltop View/ One and Only Nyungwe House.

Day 4: Chimpanzee trekking & Canopy walk
In the early morning, have breakfast, get your packed lunch and transfer to Nyungwe Forest park headquarters for briefing. Thereafter, embark on a hike to meet your close relative. Spend an hour in the company of a chimpanzee community, embrace their human-like characters, take pictures and have fun. In the afternoon, go for a 2 hours canopy walk for aerial views of the forest. Dinner and overnight stay at Nyungwe hilltop View/ One and Only Nyungwe House.

Day 5: Departure

After breakfast, check out and tranfer to Kigali for your conencting fligght.
End of the Tour

Tour Inclusions

• Gorilla trekking permit
• Golden monkey permit
• Chimpanzee permit
• Canopy walk
• Accommodation & meals
• Government taxes
• Ground transport
• Full-time English speaking guide
• Bottled drinking water
• Packed Lunch
• Miscellaneous

Tour Exclusions

• International flights
• Alcoholic beverages
• Personal expenses
• Visa fees
• Porters fee
• Tips

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