7 Days wildlife -Primates expedition


Day 1: Kigali-Akagera Park
Today, after your breakfast from your hotel of residence, meet our guide and drive to eastern Rwanda and Akagera National Park. With lunch en-route and afternoon game drive, evening boat ride and overnight at Akagera Lodge or Camping. Meal plan: Half-Board
Day 2: Akagera-Nyungwe forest park
After breakfast, embark our safari truck and proceed to southern Rwanda and Nyungwe Forest National Park. Lunch en-route and visit to Butare museum. Dinner and overnight Nyungwe forest lodge or Gisakura Guest House. Meal plan: Full-Board
Day 3: Chimp trekking
Early morning breakfast, and after go for briefing from the park officials and after start trekking for the chimpanzees, this can take anything from a few hours to a full day depending on where the chimpanzees are. Evening nature walk to spot other primates in Nyungwe such as the Ruwenzori Columbus, L’Hoest’s monkey, The Silver monkey, Owl faced monkey and the Grey cheeked Mangabey among others. After the trek return to base- Dinner and overnight Nyungwe forest lodge or Gisakura Guest House. Meal plan: Full-Board.
Day 4: Nyungwe-Volcanoes
After breakfast, take a whole day drive to northern Rwanda and to the foothills of the volcanoes that make up “Volcanoes National Park ". Lunch en-route, Dinner and overnight at Gorillas nest or Virunga safari Lodge or Sabinyo Silverback lodge. Meal plan: Half-Board
Day 5: Gorilla tracking
Have early morning breakfast, and after transfer to the Park Headquarters of Parc National des Volcano. Meet your ranger guides for briefing on how to behave while in the forest searching for the Gorillas and also will let you know more about their behaviors’ and ways of life before you set off. After the briefing you will enter into the forest and search for these endangered rare mountain Gorilla species. This is a once a life adventure and an opportunity one should never miss in life. The activity will take half or full day, therefore you are advised to go with your packed lunch and bottled mineral water, walkable shoes, hut, sun screen, insect repellent, Cameras, rain gears among others you think are vital while in tropical rain forest. After your hour spent with the mountain gorillas, return to lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight. Meal plan: Full-Board
Day 6: Dian Fossey-Volcano trek
After breakfast, trek to the grave of the legendary Dian Fossey and experience her effort regarding the conservation of gorillas in their mist. Return to lodge for lunch and spend the evening trekking the mountain volcanoes. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight. Meal plan: Full-Board
Day 7: Volcanoes-Kigali
After breakfast, visit to the genocide memorial with lunch en-route and transfer to Kigali airport to board your flight back home. Meal plan: Half-Board-End of services.
The package includes:
Airport transfers
Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
Gorilla permits
Nature walks
Canopy walk
Transportation by safari van
Visit Dian Fossey
Volcano trek
The package excludes
The expenses of personal nature like: Air fare, Visa, drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, porter fee while trekking, and personal insurance, personal shopping bills.