8 Days Primates of Rwanda
Our 8 day trip brings you the Primates of Rwanda: Expect to see up to 15 primate species, including gorillas and chimps!!!
This trip specifically includes the most important and well known Forested national parks of Rwanda: Nyungwe Forest National Park and Volcanoes National Park.
Day 1: Kigali
Arrive at Kigali Airport. Meet and great with your guide and transfer to your hotel.
Day 2: Kigali - Butare - Nyungwe Forest National Park
Transfer to Butare (Huye) where it is possible to visit the National Museum and Nyanza Hill. Afterwards transfer to Nyungwe Forest.
Day 3: Nyungwe Forest National Park
Early morning Chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe Forest. Optional walk to the waterfall or visit to the Angolan Black Colobus monkeys (both activities optional).Nyungwe Forest is East Africa's largest forests, with 13 monkey species, including chimpanzees, Angolan Black Colobus, Mona Monkey and Owl Faced Monkeys.
Day 4: Nyungwe Forest National Park
Go for a nature walk or bird watching, make the primate walk, make the canopy walk or do the waterfall trail (one activity included).
Day 5: Nyungwe Forest National Park - Kibuye
Transfer to Kibuye by the shores of Lake Kivu. Relax at the shores of this beautiful lake. It is possible to make a walk along the lake or visit a vising village or make an optional boat trip on the lake.
Day 6: Kibuye - Volcanoes National Park
Today we drive to the Volcanoes National Park. It is possible to visit the local people or the pygmies (both activities optional).Volcanoes National Park is a unique jungle, with many monkey species, including the endemic Golden Monkeys. Volcanoes National Park is part of the Virunga Mountains, covering Uganda, Rwanda and Congo, and one of the two places in the world where you can find Mountain Gorillas!
Day 7: Volcanoes National Park
Gorilla tracking!!! Early morning departure with your ranger to search for one of the world's most interesting and endangered animals, the Mountain Gorilla! You will spend one hour with one of our closest relatives. An experience you will never forget.
Day 8: Volcanoes National Park - Kigali
After breakfast drive to Kigali for your outbound flight.