7 Days Rwanda Wildlife Tours

Day 1: Transfer To Volcanoes National Park

. Upon your arrival at the airport, our guide will welcome you and transfer you to the home of mountain gorillas in the Volcanoes National Park watching over mighty beautiful natural setup of the Virunga Mountains. You will check to the hotel/lodge from where you will again meet with the guide and spend your evening at Iby iwacu cultural village. Dinner and overnight stay at, mountain gorilla view lodge (luxury), Sabyinyo silver back lodge (mid-range), kinigi guest house (budget).

Day 2:  Gorilla Tracking in volcanoes national park.

After your Breakfast and drive to the park headquarters with packed lunch and enough water for a short briefing about gorilla tracking. From here you will move into the forest with your guides in search for gorillas. Trekking for these Gentle giants in the mountain ranges is a bit strenuous and challenging depending on which gorilla group have allocated for you to track during the briefing at the park headquarters. The tracking hours are never exact but we assume that it can take 2-8hours depending on the movement of the apes. After the trekking, you may decide to have an evening nature visit the beautiful Muzanze caves exploration which may result an additional payment of USD 50 each person. Dinner and overnight stay at, mountain gorilla view lodge (luxury), Sabyinyo silver back lodge (mid-range), kinigi guest house (budget).

Day 3: Golden Monkey Tracking.

Enjoy your morning breakfast as you organize you self for another amazing activity in the volcanoes national park. You will assemble for a briefing about golden monkey trekking the way as it is done in gorilla tracking. The briefing will be all about the does and the don’ts as your trekking these amazing primates. The guide will lead into the forest in search of these monkeys, upon seeing them as the looter around a round, play and interact with each is such an amazing primate experience. Spend 1 hour with them as your taking pictures. Return back to the hotel/lodge for lunch and proceed with your trip to visit the twin lake s of Burera and Ruhondo. Dinner and overnight stay at, mountain gorilla view lodge (luxury), Sabyinyo silver back lodge (mid-range), kinigi guest house (budget). 

Day 4: Adventurous Hike To Dian Fossey Tombs

Wake up early for another adventurous trek to Dian Fossey grave ,the site is  located at the former Karisoke Research Center, where, the late Dian Fossey spent about 20 years carrying out research and study abut habituating the Mountain Gorillas. This hike is so such an outstanding one ,it involves moving  thick bamboo forest and afro-montane territories, with criss-crossed trails and trails of forest buffalo and elephant. Expect to meet with all sorts of wildlife as you ascend and descend to Karisoke, nestled between the attractive volcanic mountains of Karisimbi and Bisoke. .Drive back to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at; Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (luxury), Le bambou Gorilla Lodge (mid-range) and Muhabura hotel (budget) all books on full board basis. 

Day 5: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park.

Enjoy your breakfast and transfer to south western Rwanda to Nyungwe Forest national park. Enroute visit in Butare town to tour Rwanda National Museum plus Murambi genocide memorial museum. Continue to the forest,  upon reaching there ,check to your preferred accommodation  and spent the rest of hours relaxing at the lodge/hotel .dinner and overnight stay at ;Nyungwe forest lodge(luxury),Nyungwe top view lodge(luxury) and Gisakura guest house(mid-range).

Day 6: Chimpanzee tracking and canopy walk.

After breakfast, you will move to the tracking information Centre for a short briefing about  chimpanzees tracking in the forest with the park .be expectant to see other number of primates as you move within this forest such as colobus monkeys, red-tailed monkeys, vervet, mangabey, birds and many more others. You will break off for a brief lunch from where again you get back to the forest to walk in suspended loops hanged in the air during evening hours. This will provide with a wide view all over the Nyungwe national park. Dinner and overnight stay at Nyungwe forest lodge(luxury),Nyungwe top view lodge(luxury) and Gisakura guest house(mid-range).

Day7. Departure.

Have breakfast and return back to Kigali .while on your way you may stopover to visit nyanze kings palace, Rwanda national museum, plus art and craft shops in the city as head to the Airpor.

End of the Tour

 

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