FULL ITINERARY

A 5 days primates tour will take you to Nyungwe Forest, a home for Chimpanzees and Colobus monkeys, as well as Volcanoes NP, a home for gorillas and golden monkeys where you will be able to see all these primates.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Nyungwe National park.
In the morning, you will be picked by the tour guide from your Hotel in Kigali at 7:00am 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 Nyungwe Forest Lodge/Nyungwe Top View Lodge/Gisakura Hotel.

Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking and afternoon Colobus Monkey tracking/Forest Canopy walk.
Early in the morning, set off to Kyamudongo forest for chimpanzee tracking adventure. You will return in the afternoon and after lunch, embark on Colobus Monkey tracking where you will encounter other primates as well as variety of bird species. You may as well go for Forest canopy walk with a great scenic vie of the entire Nyungwe Forest. Dinner and overnight (Day 1).

Day 3: Transfer to Volcanoes national park.
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 Muhabura Hotel/Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge/Mountain gorilla View Lodge.

Day 4: Gorilla tracking and evening Cultural walk.
In the morning after an early breakfast, gather at the park headquarters at 7:30am for a compulsory pre-tracking briefing where you are also allocated a group to track. After briefing from the senior park ranger you will commence your memorable gorilla trekking which normally takes 2 to 6 hours in the jungle. You will be allowed to stay in the presence of the gorillas for a maximum of 1 full hour. Later return to your Hotel for Relaxation. In the evening, you may go for cultural walk to Iby’wachu. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Golden Monkey tracking and Transfer back to Kigali.
In the morning after an early breakfast, you will gather at the park headquarters for briefing before heading for golden Monkey tracking. On return, you will be transferred back to Kigali reaching in the afternoon and transfer to the airport for departure if on schedule.

End of Tour.