8 Days Rwanda Gorilla & Wildlife Safari
Tour Duration: 8 Days and 7 Nights
Places to Visit: The 8 days Rwanda Safari offers you the best opportunity to Visit the country’s key tourist attractions such as Kigali City, Nyungwe Forest National Park, Parc National des Volcans, Karisoke Research Centre
Meet the rare mountain gorillas in Rwanda on this 8 days Rwanda tour the best tour to showcase all what Rwanda has to offer! Rwanda is a new comer to tourism in Africa with an incredible array of wildlife most especially primates. This trip is one of the best primate safaris in Africa featuring gorilla tracking, chimpanzee tracking and golden monkey tracking. This trip is no doubt a great value for money and is available all year round.
Day 1: Arrival in Kigali
You will be received by a representative from Africa Nature Trekkers and one of our drivers / safari guide at Kigali International Airport. Dinner and overnight stay at Mille Collines Hotel
Day 2: A visit to Nyungwe Forest NP
After your breakfast you will transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park. Along the way you may make a stop-over for your lunch and a visit to the National Museum at Butare and Murambi Genocide Memorial Centre. Dinner and overnight stay at Gisakura Guest House
Day 3: Chimpanzee Trekking in Nyungwe
After your early morning breakfast you will be picked up from you hotel and head out for an adventurous chimpanzee trek. Nyungwe Forest is one of the best places for chimp trekking. After lunch transfer to Bethanie Guest House for your dinner and overnight stay.
Day 4: Gorillas in the Mist
After breakfast transfer to the Volcano National Park en route lunch in Gisenyi. Dinner and overnight stay at Mountain Gorillas Nest Lodge
Day 5: Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Volcano National Park
Enjoy your morning breakfast and go for a briefing before undertaking gorilla trekking in Parc National des Volcans. You can at any time of the day encounter the mountain gorillas in the forests depending on their movement that day. You will be allowed to view the gorillas for an hour. This gorilla encounter is the highlight of a tour in Rwanda. You may dedicate the evening to a community visit. Dinner and overnight stay at Gorillas Nest Lodge
Day 6: Trekking Golden Monkeys
Take your breakfast and penetrate the jungles for trekking the colonies of Golden monkeys in Volcanoes National Park. Dinner and overnight stay at Gorilla Nest lodge
Day 7: Touring Karisoke Research Centre
Visit the Karisoke Research Centre established by late Dian Fossey. The Movie Gorillas in the Mist was covered from here. The Graveyard of Dian Fossey together with her once beloved Mountain Gorillas stand out as a testimony of her love and dedication towards the conservation and development of mountain gorilla tourism in Rwanda. Dinner and overnight stay at Mountain Gorillas Nest Lodge
Day 8: End of Rwanda Tour
Depending on your flight schedule you will transfer from Parc National des Volcans to Kigali for your lunch in preparation for your flight back to your home country.
End of Safari!
What to Bring
- Comfortable safari boots / shoes
- Right travel clothes
- Sun block
- Photo /Video Camera