4 Days Gorilla & Chimpanzee Tracking in Rwanda



kigali international airport


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Tour Plan

Day 1: City tour and Transfer to volcanoes National Park.

Upon arrival at kigali international airport , you will be welcomed by the tour Guide of Active African Vacations, Enjoy a city tour of kigali as you transfer to Volcanoes national Park.

Upon arrival at Ruhengeri/musanze you will enjoy lunch and transfer to the local community to even visit twin Lakes . Later check in the hotel for dinner and overnight at Mountain gorilla view lodge/ Kinigi Guest House. Meals Full board.

Day 2: Gorilla tracking & Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park

Rise up very early in the morning and have breakfast and thereafter proceed to volcanoes national park in Musanze district. Head straight to the park offices for briefing about the gorillas and allocation of gorilla groups and guides.
Thereafter get into the tropical rain forest and search for the mountain gorillas starting from where they were the previous day until you find them. You will find them doing their daily chores of feeding their young ones, climbing trees and others just relaxing. Take your best photographs having switched off your flash.

This whole exercise takes a maximum of 1 hour and then return to the park offices for your gorilla tracking certificate. After you will go to the lodge for lunch and later transfer to nyungwe forest national park dinner and overnight at Nyungwe Forest Lodge/Gisakura Guest house. Meal plan Full Board.

Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking and Canopy walk.

Wake up very early in the morning and have breakfast and then after go for chimpanzee briefing and thereafter, enter Nyungwe forest in the company of ranger guides in search for colonies of Chimpanzees and many monkey species like Blue Monkeys, red tailed monkeys and grey checked mangabeys, colobus monkeys, plus beautiful forest birds among others.

Back to your lodge for lunch, relaxation as preparing for any one of the above mentioned activities of your choice, in the afternoon. Return to the lodge for dinner & overnight as above.

Day 4: Transfer to Back to Kigali

After Morning Breakfast at the lodge, you will transfer back to Kigali & incase you arrive in time in Kigali, you will go for shopping and later be dropped at the airport.

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