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5 Days Rwanda Safari : Gorillas & Chimpanzee Trekking

Join a 5 Days Rwanda gorillas & chimpanzee Safari to trek mountain gorillas in Volcanoes national park and Chimpanzee Trekking Tour/canopy walk in Nyungwe forest national park with Gorilla Trek Africa.

  • Day 1:Transfer to Nyungwe Forest national park

    Day 2:Chimpanzee tracking & canopy walk

    Day 3:Transfer to Volcanoes national park for gorilla tracking

    Day 4:Gorilla tracking

    Day 5: Transfer back to Kigali

    5 days rwanda primates tour

  • Day 1: Transfer to Nyungwe National park. (5-6hrs drive)
    In the morning, you will be picked by the tour guide from the hotel in Kigali and set off a scenic drive to Nyungwe National park, with en route stops at the Nyanza king’s palace and Butare museum, reaching in the late afternoon at your lodge. Dinner and overnight at Gisakura Guesthouse (budget)/ Emeraude Kivu Resort (deluxe/ luxury)/ One and Only Nyungwe house (super luxury).

    Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking and afternoon Forest Canopy walk.

    In the morning, you will set off to Kyamudongo forest for briefing and then proceed for chimpanzee tracking adventure, an activity that may take several hours as chimps usually move deep into the forest. After seeing them, you will drive back to the hotel for lunch and in the afternoon, go for forest canopy walk to have a scenic view of the forest from high above. Dinner and overnight Gisakura Guesthouse (budget)/ Emeraude Kivu Resort (deluxe/ luxury)/ One and Only Nyungwe house (super luxury).

    Day 3. Transfer to Volcanoes national park (6-8hrs drive)
    Early morning, you will set off a spectacular drive to Volcanoes national park with stop overs for photography and lunch. Reach Volcanoes national park in the afternoon to relax at your lodge. Dinner and overnight at Muhabura hotel (budget)/ Davinci lodge (deluxe)/ Five Volcanoes hotel/ Tiloreza Volcanoes Eco lodge (luxury)/ Sabyinyo Silverback lodge/ Bisate lodge (super luxury).

    Day 4. Gorilla tracking
    In the morning, you will be transferred to the park headquarters for
    briefing before proceeding to track gorillas. On return, you will transfer
    back to your lodge for relaxation. In the evening, you will go for a cultural experience at the Gorilla Guardians’ village formerly known as Iby’wachu cultural village. Dinner and overnight at Muhabura hotel (budget)/ Davinci lodge (deluxe)/ Five Volcanoes hotel/ Tiloreza Volcanoes Eco lodge (luxury)/ Sabyinyo Silverback lodge/ Bisate lodge (super luxury).

    Day 5. Golden monkey tracking and transfer back to Kigali.
    Early morning, you will go for briefing at the park headquarters and then proceed for golden monkey tracking. On return, transfer back to Kigali for drop off at your hotel or airport

    End of Tour.

    End of tour.

    Planning to Go

    Obtaining Visa

    Acquiring your Rwanda visa just got much easier as the Rwandan government established a new visa regime starting January 2018. Presently, all travelers access visa on arrival at Kigali international airport. Also remember to carry other travel documents such as passports and medical certificates Read More

    Packing list

    To ensure a peaceful, comfortable and memorable safari to Uganda, Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of Congo and other African countries, traveler are reminded to carry a fully equipped packing list. This includes all that you a need on a safari such as appropriate clothes such as hiking boots, changing dresses, long-sleeved shirts, long pants, and rain jackets to deal with the unpredictable weather conditions. Read More

    Obtaining gorilla permits

    All travelers must have gorilla permits without which no one is allowed to see these gentle giants. Due to the high demand for the permits, travelers are required to book as early as six months prior to the trekking date. Booking can be done directly with the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) in Rwanda or Uganda wildlife authority (UWA)in Uganda. Alternatively you contact to arrange for you a gorilla tour at fair prices. Read More

    Seek medical services

    All travelers planning African safari are reminded to seek medical services and advice before setting off. This is to prevent any upcoming sickness and ensure good health able to do all activities such as the memorable gorilla trekking experience among others. Fortunately, all tourism destinations have also established international hospitals to provide excellent medical services to travelers. Read More



  • Included in this tour package;

    • Hiking permit fee

    • Park Ranger Fees

    • Relevant Government Taxes

    • Full Board Accommodation

    • Full-time English speaking Driver/Guide

    • Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari vehicle

    • Airport transfer, as long as your flight is on the same day on which the safari ends.


    • Airfares

    • Visa Fees

    • Personal Insurance

    • Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities.

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  • One and only Nyungwe House
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