6 Days Rwanda Wildlife and Chimpanzee Trekking Safari

6 Days Rwanda Wildlife and Chimpanzee Trekking Safari brings you the ultimate experience of wildlife in two parks. A visit to Volcanoes national park for Gorilla trekking, golden monkeys, and various bird and plant species is worth it. Take another exposure at Nyungwe forest for Chimpanzee trekking plus many adventurous activities. 6 Days Rwanda Wildlife and Chimpanzee Trekking Safari

Highlights of the 6 Days Rwanda Safari

  • Arrival in Kigali – City tour
  • Gorilla Trekking – Volcanoes National park
  • Lake Kivu
  • Chimpanzee Trekking – Nyungwe Forest
  • Canopy Walk – Nyungwe Forest
  • Departure – National Museum

 Detailed: 6 Days Rwanda Wildlife and Chimpanzee Trekking Safari

Day 1: Arrival at Kigali International Airport

Upon arrival at the airport, your designated guide/driver will transfer you to your booked hotel. Visit Kigali city for a tour around the town before the day comes to an end. Visit the Musanze local market to get an interaction with the local people. Visit the Genocide memorial center for the history of the Rwanda civil war that broke up in 1994.

Transfer back to the lodge for dinner and overnight

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking – Volcanoes National Park

Gorillas Rwanda

Gorillas Rwanda

After having an early breakfast, the driver/guide will transfer you to the park offices for clearance and briefing about the dos and the don’ts while with the Gorillas. Briefing time is normally 7:00 am and trekking commences at 8:00 am with a group of 8 people trekking a particular family of habituated gorillas.

Pass through the steep slopes of the mountains with the view of the 5 Virunga mountains bringing you the ultimate beauty of Nyungwe with the beautiful sounds of birds, chattering of the rare Golden monkeys, the fresh spoor of the mountain elusive populations of Buffalo and elephant. Upon spotting the gorillas, you are granted 1 hour of interaction and photographs.

Have dinner at your hotel and rest.

Transfer back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Lake Kivu – Volcanoes National Park

After breakfast, your driver/guide will transfer you to Lake Kivu for relaxation and a canoe boat ride to the hot springs.  Enjoy sighting lots of activities at the lake and at its shores like hiking and biking, windsurfing. Paddling, fishing, etc.

Experience the beautiful view of the sunset and sundowner in the evening before being transferred back to the Lodge.

Day 4: Drive to Nyungwe Forest

After breakfast, drive to Nyungwe national park for the next day’s activity. You will arrive in the afternoon and relax in your booked hotel.

Day 5: Chimpanzee Trekking and Canopy Walk

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the park offices for a briefing about the chimpanzees. Trekking normally begins at 8:00 am and lasts for 2-6hours. The Rwanda Chimpanzee trekking Permit for Nyungwe costs USD 90.

After trekking, drive back to the lodge for lunch as you prepare for an evening magical canopy walk that takes 2 hours as you experience sighting the forests from the canopies.

Drive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 6: Departure

In the morning after breakfast, drive to Kigali via Butale to visit the National Museum. Later proceed to the airport for your flight back home.

End of 6 Days Rwanda Wildlife and Chimpanzee Trekking Safari.

Safari Package Price includes;

  • All park fees
  • Gorilla Trekking Permit
  • Chimpanzee Trekking Permit
  • All airport transfers
  • 4 x4 Land cruiser for transfers and game drives
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Good English /French speaking guide
  • All activities mentioned in the itinerary

Safari Package Price excludes;

  • Visa
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • All activities not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal bills
  • Tips and gratitude.