6 Days Rwanda gorilla safari to Volcanoes National Park and Nyungwe forest chimp trekking

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6 Days Rwanda gorilla safari to Volcanoes National Park and Nyungwe forest chimp trekking

Overview of the 6 days Rwanda gorilla safari to Volcanoes National Park and Nyungwe forest chimp trekking

Your 6 days Rwanda gorilla safari to Volcanoes National Park and Nyungwe forest chimp trekking is a week safari in Rwanda that offers you a chance to see most of Rwanda (the land of a thousand hills) in barely 6 days. These 2 national park safari features gorilla trekking, Kigali city tour, a visit to Dian Fossey center, a canopy walk and chimpanzee trekking.

Rwanda is blessed to be one of the three countries of the world that are home to mountain gorillas. Volcanoes national park with 10 gorilla families is the only national park with mountain gorilla in the country and definitely the gorilla safari Rwanda destination. Other destinations include Mgahinga gorilla national park for Uganda gorilla safaris and Virunga national park for gorilla trekking safaris in Congo within the Virunga massif.

Nyungwe forest national park will offer you the best chance to trek our closest relatives-the chimpanzees and take a memorable 2 hour walk above the forest canopy (canopy walk). Situated south west of Rwanda this is the best spot that will take you through the fresh air of Rwanda with several bird species flying around though you may probably need to keep your eyes up.

Highlights of the 6 days Rwanda gorilla safari to Volcanoes National Park and Nyungwe forest chimp trekking

Day 1: You will arrive at Kigali international airport and be transferred by your driver guide to your booked accommodation facility for an overnight in Kigali city. You will do a short Kigali city tour.

Day 2: You will be transferred to Nyungwe forest by your driver guide using a 4×4 safari vehicle.

Day 3: You will do chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe forest and do a canopy walk in the evening.

Day 4: Your driver guide will drive you to Volcanoes national park.

Day 5: You will do gorilla trekking in Volcanoes national park.

Day 6: You will have a relaxed breakfast then return to Kigali international airport for your departure flight.

Trip itinerary of the 6 days Rwanda gorilla safari to Volcanoes National Park and Nyungwe forest chimp trekking

Day 1 of your 6 days Rwanda gorilla safari to Volcanoes National Park and Nyungwe forest chimp trekking

Upon your arrival at Kigali international airport, your driver guide will welcome you to Rwanda and give a brief about the whole tour. Depending on the time of arrival, you can go for a short Kigali city tour to Gisozi genocide memorial center. You will be driven to the prior booked lodging facility for dinner and an overnight in Kigali.

Day 2 of your 6 days Rwanda gorilla safari to Volcanoes National Park and Nyungwe forest chimp trekking

After a relaxed breakfast, your driver guide will drive you 193km south west of Rwanda. After passing past the amazing backdrop of the rolling hills of Rwanda, you will arrive in Nyungwe forest where you will have dinner and an overnight at an accommodation facility close to the park.

Day 3 of your 6 days Rwanda gorilla safari to Volcanoes National Park and Nyungwe forest chimp trekking

6 days Rwanda gorilla safari to Volcanoes National Park and Nyungwe forest chimp trekkingOn this third day of your Rwanda safari, you will be driven to the park headquarters in Nyungwe forest national park where you will trek chimpanzees for about 2-4hours. After the trek, you will be driven back to your lodging facility for a meal and refreshment. In the evening, you will be driven to the Uwinka tourist reception center at the park headquarters for the start of your 2 hours memorable walk. Walking 50m above the ground for 200meters is a breathtaking experience you cannot compare to any other canopy experience or 2 hours experience.

 

Day 4 of your 6 days Rwanda gorilla safari to Volcanoes National Park and Nyungwe forest chimp trekking

After a relaxed breakfast you will be driven by your driver guide past beautiful landscapes for 258km to Volcanoes national park for your Rwanda gorilla trekking tour experience the next day. Upon arrival, you will have dinner and an overnight at your prior booked accommodation in Volcanoes national park.

Day 5 of your 6 days Rwanda gorilla safari to Volcanoes National Park and Nyungwe forest chimp trekking

6 days Rwanda gorilla safari to Volcanoes National Park and Nyungwe forest chimp trekkingAfter breakfast at your lodging facility your driver guide will drive you to the park headquarters for an amazing gorilla trekking experience. Briefing starts at 8:00am and you should be at the park headquarters before this time. Gorilla trekking takes about 2-5 hours with only 1 magical hour of mesmerizing at how human like these species can be. After the trek, you will receive a gorilla trekking certificate at the park headquarters there after be driven back to your lodging facility for dinner and an overnight.

Day 6 of your 6 days Rwanda gorilla safari to Volcanoes National Park and Nyungwe forest chimp trekking

After breakfast, you will pay a tribute visit to the Dian Fossey center in Volcanoes national park. At the Dian Fossey center you will learn a lot about gorillas and how the center is doing a lot to conserve the mountain gorillas. This visit is a sign of respect to Dian Fossey who was the first lady to empathize gorilla conservation and lost her life during this cause. In the evening, you will return to Kigali international airport for your departure flight.

Spend 6 days and discover the most of the treasures of the land of a thousand hills.

 

 

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