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8 DAYS RWANDA PRIMATES, From USD 1590

Rwanda
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8 DAYS RWANDA PRIMATES

This 8 days’ adventure leads you to the land of 1000 hills where you will see up to 15 primates species including the chimpanzees ,gorillas, golden monkeys, vervet monkeys white and black colobus monkeys and so on. This adventure highlights the forested National Parks of Rwanda.

  • Day 1 Arrival
  • Day 2 Transfer to Butale
  • Day 3 Chimpanzee tracking
  • Day 4 Nyungwe Forest walk
  • Day 5 Transfer to Kibuye
  • Day 6 Transfer to Parc De Volcanoes
  • Day 7 Gorilla Tracking
  • Day 8 Transfer to Kigali Airport
  • DAY 1 Airport Transfer

    On your arrival at Kigali Airport, you will be picked /welcomed by African Wild Tours’ representative for transfer to your accommodation in Kigali. On this day, you will be briefed about your whole tour.

  • Travel time
  • Accommodation – Cari Hotel/
  • Meal plan – Lunch and supper.
  • DAY 2 Transfer to Butare

    Having had breakfast, you will be transferred to Butare (Huye). You will then visit the National museum and the Rwanda Genocide Memorial Centre/Nyanza Hill.

  • Accommodation – Top view Hill Lodge Nyungwe Forest Lodge
  • Meal plan – Breakfast lunch and supper.
  • DAY 3 Chimpanzee tracking.

    After an early breakfast, you shall hike into the jungle with your guide to search for man’s closest relatives (The chimpanzees). Nyungwe forest is the largest in East Africa and is home to a number of primates including chimpanzees, mona monkeys, owl faced monkeys, Angolan Black colobus, and so on. On this day, you feed on packed lunch.

  • Accommodation – Top View Hill Hotel/ Nyungwe Forest Lodge
  • Meal plan – Breakfast, lunch and supper.
  • DAY 4. Nature walk and bird watching

    Having had breakfast at leisure, you will enter the forest for a nature walk and then go bird watching. A pair of binoculars is vital for the bird watching activity. You then check in your accommodation. Accommodation Top View Hill Hotel/ Nyungwe Forest Lodge

  • Meal plan – Breakfast, lunch and supper.
  • DAY 5 Transfer to Kibuye

    After a mighty breakfast, you will be transferred to Kibuye on the shores of Lake Kivu. For bird lovers, you will enjoy the numerous bird species here. This beautiful lake is good to relax at. You may opt to have a boat trip on it and later check in your lodge later for evening accommodation.

  • Travel time
  • Accommodation
  • Meal plan – Breakfast, lunch and supper.
  • DAY 6 Transfer to Parc De Volcanoes

    After breakfast, you will be driven to Volcanoes National Park situated in the Virunga mountains. Virunga mountains cover three countries and these are; Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo. This is the area in the world where one can encounter the mountain and lowland gorillas in their natural habitat. You then check in your lodge and prepare for a long day tomorrow.

  • Accommodation –Muhabura Lodge/ Le Mbaou Gorilla Lodge
  • Meal plan – Breakfast, lunch and supper.
  • DAY 7 Gorilla Tracking

    Early this morning, you wake up for breakfast, check if you have all the essential equipment and then enter the forest to search for some of the remaining giants (The Mountain Gorillas). Be ready to walk for as more as 6 hrs. Having encountered them, you will spend an hour with them and this is something you are likely to remember for years. You then transfer to your Guest House for evening accommodation.

  • Accommodation – Muhabura Lodge/ Le Mbaou Gorilla Lodge
  • Meal plan – Breakfast, lunch and supper
  • DAY 8 .Airport Transfer.

    Depending on the time of your Flight, you will be transferred to Kigali Airport and hence end of service. Travel time – Approx. 1 HR.

    HIGHLIGHTS

  • Chimpanzee tracking
  • Gorilla tracking
  • Birding
  • Nature walks
  • Genocide Memorial Center
  • Inclusions

  • All Park Entrance fees
  • Game Drives and game ranger fees.
  • Transportation in a 4WD Safari car
  • English speaking driver/guide
  • 1 gorilla permit per person
  • 1 chimpanzee permit per person
  • All accommodation while on tour
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary
  • Enough bottled drinking water on safari
  • Exclusions

  • International flights
  • Visa fees
  • Personal Insurance
  • Drinks besides water and tips
  • Laundry unless provided by your accommodation
  • Optional activities stated in the itinerary.
  • What to pack

  • Light clothes
  • Hiking boots
  • Jackets, hat, sunglasses
  • Personal cameras and binoculars.
  • Insect repellent
  • NOTE

    Flights between parks/sites can be arranged on request. This safari will be confirmed after receiving at least 1/2 of the quoted price, the remaining balance can be settled on arrival.

    While on site, we accept payment in only US Dollars, GB Pound, Euro and UG Shillings. On this tour, you can remove the bits you do not want and add ones that you want to suit your budget and interest.

    ENJOY YOUR TRIP!