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6 Days Rwanda Gorillas, Chimps & Lake Kivu Tour

The 6 Days Rwanda gorillas, chimpanzees and Lake Kivu safari is an exceptional Package to explore Rwanda primates and a boat cruise on lake Kivu. Meet face to face with the endangered gorillas in Volcanoes National park and chimpanzees in Nyungwe Forest National Park for a lifetime experience. The trip also involve canopy walk for great aerial views of wildlife and the surrounding attractions. We shall start and end in Kigali Rwanda

Trip summary

Day 1: Transfer to Nyungwe National park.
Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking and afternoon Forest Canopy walk.
Day 3. Transfer to Gisenyi on the shores of L. Kivu
Day 4: Boat cruise and transfer to Volcanoes NP
Day 5. Gorilla tracking and afternoon cultural walk.
Day 6. Golden monkey tracking, transfer back to Kigali and city tour.

  • Day 1: Transfer to Nyungwe National park.

    In the morning, you will be picked by the tour guide and set off a scenic drive to Nyungwe National park. You will have en route visit to Nyanza Kings palace for cultural visit, Butare national museum, Murambi genocide museum among others. Proceed and reach Nyungwe in the evening for dinner and overnight at Gisakura Guesthouse (budget)/Emeraude Kivu Resort (Deluxe/ luxury).

    Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking and afternoon Forest Canopy walk.

    6 Days Rwanda gorillas, chimps & lake kivuIn the morning, you will set off to the forest for chimpanzee tracking adventure. Embark to the hotel for lunch and in the afternoon, go for forest canopy walk to enjoy the panoramic views of the forest. Dinner and overnight (Day 1).

    Day 3. Transfer to Gisenyi on the shores of L. Kivu

    Early morning, you will set off a spectacular drive to Gisenyi on the upper shores of L. Kivu. In the evening, embark on a canoe rid with the singing fishermen on the lake as you enjoy the scenic views of the sun setting over the lake. Dinner and overnight at L. Kivu Serena hotel (luxury)/ Paradise Malahide (deluxe)

    Day 4: Boat cruise and transfer to Volcanoes NP

    Lake KivuIn the morning, you will go for a boat cruise to the hot springs. On return, you will transfer to Volcanoes NP. Dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View lodge/ Five volcanoes hotel/ Tiloreza Volcanoes eco lodge (luxury)/ Gorilla Solution lodge / Davinci gorilla lodge(deluxe)/ Muhabura hotel (budget).

    Day 5. Gorilla tracking and afternoon cultural walk.

    Early morning, with packed lunch, you will go to the park headquarters for briefing before embarking on the gorilla tracking adventure. In the evening, you will go for a cultural walk to Iby'wachu for cultural visit where you will learn more about the Banyarwanda culture. Dinner and overnight (Day 4).

    Day 6. Golden monkey tracking, transfer back to Kigali and city tour.

    Early morning, you will go for golden monkey tracking, enjoy them play in the forest. On return, transfer to Kigali, reaching early to visit the Gisozi genocide memorial, local markets among others. You will then transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

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  • Lodges in Volcanoes Natonal Park
    Lodges in Volcanoes Park
    Accommodation in Lake Kivu
    Accommodation in Lake Kivu
    Lodges in Nyungwe Forest
    Lodges in Nyungwe Forest National park

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    • Mandatory hand washing
    • Mandatory face masking
    • Keep a distance of 2 meters away
      • Before boarding your plane, you will be required to show your covid 19 negative test results which should be valid for not more than 72hrs (applies for both Rwanda and Uganda)
      • Also you are supposed to fill a locator form (link below) which you will also be asked before boarding (failure to have it, you will be denied boarding)

      http://www.rbc.gov.rw/travel/

      • Once you arrive in Kigali, you will take another covid 19 test and be in self quarantine at any of the chosen hotels in Kigali for 24hrs as you wait for your covid 19 test results

      You will then start your tour after your results have returned and you are proved negative

      • These results expire every after 72hrs, hence if your tour is still going on, you will need another test to allow you enter any other park or do any other activity after 72hrs of your test. (This applies to Rwanda only, not Uganda)
      • Before departure from Rwanda or Uganda, you need to do another covid 19 test not more than 72hrs before your departure as you will be required to present your results before boarding your departure flight.
      • While on your tour, you are advised to carry your masks and maintain social distance whenever you are in the public

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