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6 Days Gorilla & Chimpanzee Tracking Tour

Summary of the tour

6 Days Gorilla & Chimpanzee Tracking Tour, This 6 days 5 night tour to Rwanda gorilla and chimp trekking tour will enable you track the gorillas in their natural habitat in the volcanoes national park and also track the chimps in the Nyungwe forest national park. Sharing the love of chimps with that of gorillas the closest relatives of man is one of the moments in life one should not love to miss, if time allows you will also explore Kigali city.

6 Days Gorilla & Chimpanzee Tracking Tour safari highlight

Arrival

transfer to volcanoes national park

Mountain Gorilla Tracking

Depart to Nyungwe forest national park in the south

chimpanzee trekking

departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and transfer

On your arrival at Kigali international airport, you will be welcomed by our safari guide/driver who will brief you about the safari and later he will transfer you to hotel

Location: Kampala/Entebbe

Accommodation options:

  • Luxury: Serena hotel
  • Mid-range: Des Mille Collines
  • Budget: Chez Lando Hotel
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: City tour and transfer to volcanoes national park

Depending on your arrival time, you will be meet and greeted by our safari tour guide, who will take you for a Kigali city tour if you arrival in Kigali in time. Places to visit include the Kigali genocide memorial site in Gisozi, local handicraft market, national museum among others if time allows, enjoy lunch enroute and later you will embark on a two hours’ drive to the northern part of Rwanda and finally to volcanoes national park in Ruhengeri Musanze district, arrive in the evening as you wait for the most interesting activity gorilla tracking.

Location: Volcanoes national park

Accommodation Option:

Luxury: Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel/Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

Mid range:  Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge/La Palme Hotel 

Budget:Garden Palace Hotel/Kinigi Guest House

Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch as well as Dinner

Drinking Water and Fruits throughout

Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Tracking

Wake up early for a cup of tea or coffee to warm you up, and later you will be transferred to the park headquarters to receive short briefings by the park wardens/ senior ranger guide and also gets you allocated to the gorilla family in respect to your physical abilities. After briefing, the ranger guide will transfer you to the starting point to begin the search of our close cousins who shares almost 97% of human genes, this is a breathtaking experience on should not love to miss in the life time. Gorilla tracking time is unpredictable it can go from 1-7 hours since meeting them depends on where they last seen the previous day, so a reasonable degree of fitness is needed as well as tracking gears like sturdy pair of walking shoes boots.

It’s a breathtaking moment to sit among the gorillas listening to them grumble to each other, it’s an extraordinary feeling sitting in the forest knowing you are with a few of the last remaining mountain gorillas, it’s amazing that only 880 of these remaining creatures left. Upon spotting them one hour is allowed to stay with them while taking photography as well as imitating their calls. Then return to the point where your vehicle is stationed so as to transfer you back to the lodge and later you may go for nature walk to Lake Ruhondo and Burera (Optional). Dinner and an overnight at

Location: Volcanoes national park

Accommodation Option:

Luxury: Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel/Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

Mid range:  Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge/La Palme Hotel 

Budget:Garden Palace Hotel/Kinigi Guest House

Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch as well as Dinner

Drinking Water and Fruits throughout

Day 4: Depart to Nyungwe forest national park in the south

Morning breakfast and later transfer to Nyungwe forest national park a home to over 13 species of primates coupled with chimpanzee the closest relative of man. Stopovers will be made at Butare town, here you will visit interesting places like the kings palace at Nyanza, the Murambi genocide memorial site, among others, enjoy lunch in Butare and later embark on the transfer to the park arrive in the evening for leisure and later dinner and an overnight at

Location: Nyungwe forest national park

Accommodation Option:

Luxury: Nyungwe Forest Lodge

Mid range: Nyungwe top View Hill Hotel

Budget: Nyungwe Guest house/ (Gisakula Gust House

Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch as well as Dinner

Drinking Water and Fruits throughout

Day 5: Chimpanzee tracking

A breakfast is followed with a transfer to the park headquarters to receive short briefings about the dos and don’ts s while with the chimps and also gets you assigned to the ranger guide. After, you will follow the ranger guide to the forest to begin the search of our cousins who shares almost 98% of human genes. Chimps are tremendous fun to watch as they squabble and play in fruitful trees.

The incredible diverse forest is a home to over 13 species of primate, other species expected to see during the search of chimps include the black and white colobus monkey, baboons, civet monkey, mona monkey, grey mangabey, black faced vervet monkeys among many others. chimp tracking may go from 1-6 hours and ounce they are met, you strictly allowed one hour with them while studding as well as taking photos (flash cameras are not allowed). After the activity return back to the lodge for lunch, in the evening, you may go for an optional nature walk.

Location: Nyungwe forest national park

Accommodation Option:

Luxury: Nyungwe Forest Lodge

Mid range: Nyungwe top View Hill Hotel

Budget: Nyungwe Guest house/ (Gisakula Gust House

Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch as well as Dinner

Drinking Water and Fruits throughout

Day 5: Transfer back to Kigali.

Wake up for a hearty breakfast and after, embark on the transfer back to Kigali. If you missed the first Kigali city tour, go for a city tour and visit places like Gisozi genocide memorial site. After, transfer to the airport for your departure flight to the next destination.

Thus the End of tour.

The safari include

  • 4×4 Ground transportation and fuel
  • Full English speaking safari driver/ guide an all his associated expenses
  • Park entrance fees
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
  • 1 gorilla permit per person
  • 1 chimp permit per person
  • Lunch en route
  • City tour and any other activities included in the itinerary

Not included

Visa fees,

Airport taxes

Items of personal nature like bar bills, tipping, Laundry, and any expenses of personal nature

Thank you for booking this trip with us at Adventure Rwanda Safaris expect the best.  This trip is arranged by Mum and Dad Uganda Tours and it should be noted that this itinerary can be re-arranged to meet your expectations.