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7 Days Rwanda Primates Experience

7 Days Rwanda Primates Experience

7 Days Rwanda Primates Experience: In the southwest Nyungwe National Park is a vast tract of virgin forest, one of the largest uncut natural forest reserves remaining in Africa and Home to habituated chimpanzees and 12 other primates species (including a 400-strong troop of habituated Ruwenzori Black & White Colobus), it’s also a birder’s paradise with over 300 species, including 16 endemics, and is home to 75 different species of mammals.

Day 1
Day 1: Arrival

On arrival at Kigali International Airport in Rwanda, you will be received by one of our tour guides who will transfer you to the hotel. Depending on your arrival time, you will do a city tour to introduce you to the history and culture of this country of a thousand hills and visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre. Overnight at your hotel.

Budget Accommodation: Chez Lando Hotel

Midrange Accommodation: Lemigo Hotel

Day 2
Day 2: Visiting Nyungwe National Park

Early morning enjoy your breakfast and leave the hotel to western province, on your way visit the Royal Palace Museum and Ethnographic Museum in Southern Province. After lunch, you head to Nyungwe National Park. [Approximate driving time: 5 hours]

Budget Accommodation: Emeraude Hotel

Midrange Accommodation: Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel

Day 3
Day 3: Chimpanzee trek

Your visit is to see the primates, with 13 species of Chimpanzee resident in Forest, you go to the park office before heading to trek chimpanzee. After Lunch, we go to walk on the canopy walkway at Uwinka.

Budget Accommodation: Emeraude Hotel

Midrange Accommodation: Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel

Day 4
Day 4: Waterfall hike and tea plantation visit

After breakfast, we go for hiking Kamiranzovu waterfall back for visiting the tea plantation and later head to Kibuye along the Kivu Lake; you will have a fantastic view of the country of a thousand hills.

Budget Accommodation: Bethany Hotel

Midrange Accommodation: Moriah Hill Resort

Day 5
Day 5: Kibuye- Volcanoes

After Breakfast, go for a boat ride and visit different islands in the Kivu Lake. After we visit the environmental museum in Kibuye before heading to Volcanoes National Park

Budget Accommodation: La Palme Hotel

Midrange Accommodation: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

Day 6
Day 6: Gorilla Trekking and Cultural visit

After an early morning breakfast, you will transfer to the park headquarters together with your packed lunch early enough to be briefed about the code of conduct while with the gorillas. This will be followed by entering the forest in search of the gorillas in the forest which may take 2-6 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas in the jungle. Meet and stay with the gorillas for a maximum of one hour. Ascend for a community walk to the Banyarwanda people and enjoy their different performances and also explore more about their unique culture.

Budget Accommodation: La Palme Hotel

Midrange Accommodation: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

Day 7
Day 7: Option: Golden Monkey Trekking or Bisoke Volcan Hike

Have an early morning breakfast and then proceed to the park headquarters to trek golden monkeys or hiking Bisoke volcano along with other primates in the forest. After you will be transferred to Kigali for your departure flight.

Inclusions

  • Airport transfers and meet & greet service by our local representatives at Kigali International airport
  • All Accommodation in standard rooms.
  • Meals as described by B (Buffet Breakfast), L (Lunch), D (Dinner)
  • 1-litre bottled mineral water per person per day whilst on safari
  • Transportation by a 4*4 safari Car
  • Services of a professional English speaking driver/guide
  • Sightseeing and excursions as described in the itinerary, inclusive of applicable entrance fees

Exclusive of

  • International flight
  • Gorilla permit: 1500 USD per person
  • Items of a personal nature i.e., telephone/internet usage, laundry, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, etc

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