6 Days Gorilla and Chimp Safari
On arrival you will be picked up by our representative and set off f to Nyungwe National park. You will have en route stopover in Nyanza museum, Butare museum among other areas good for photography and adventure, as well as lunch. Reach Nyungwe in the evening for dinner and overnight at Nyungwe forest Lodge (Luxury)/Nyungwe top view lodge (Deluxe)/Gisakura hotel (Budget).
In 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 colobus monkey tracking where you will encounter other primates as baboons, vervet monkeys, and others. Dinner and overnight stay at Nyungwe forest Lodge (Luxury)/Nyungwe top view lodge (Deluxe)/Gisakura hotel (Budget).
Early morning, you will set off a spectacular drive to Volcanoes national park with stopovers for photography and lunch. Reach Volcanoes national park in the evening for dinner and overnight at Mountain gorilla view lodge/La palme hotel/Muhabura hotel.
In the morning, you will go for pre tracking briefing at the part headquarters before going for the gorilla tracking adventure in the forest. Tracking may take 1-8 hours depending on the group you are allocated and movement of the gentle giants. Stay in the presence of the gorillas for a maximum of one hour before returning back. In the afternoon, you may go for nature walks or cultural walk to the Banyarwanda village. Dinner and overnight stay at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury) / Hotel La Palme (Deluxe) / Muhabura Hotel (Budget).
This day, you will either go for golden monkey tracking or go for Dian Fossey hike at Karisoke research centre, where Dian, an American anthropologist spent years researching and concerving the gorillas before she was killed and is buried there next to Digit, a silverback gorilla. On return, transfer to Lake Kivu, Relax at the beach, dinner and overnight at Lake Kivu serena hotel/Stripp Hotel/Paradise Malahide.
After breakfast, you will drive back to Kigali, where you will do a city tour visiting the genocide memorial museum, local markets and other places. You will then head to catch your scheduled flight back.