5 Days Rwanda Chimpanzee Trekking Safari


5 Days Rwanda Chimpanzee Trekking Safari-Rwanda Chimp Trekking Tour in Rwanda is an amazing Safari to Rwanda`s Nyungwe Forest for Chimps and Colobus Monkey tracking.

The 5 Days Rwanda Chimpanzee Trekking Safari offers you an opportunity to experience the primates of East Africa and Rwanda in particular. The encounter with Chimpanzees and colobus monkeys will generate great memories for you. The raised Nyungwe canopy walk is a hilarious activity that you can ever have.

  • 5 Days Rwanda Chimpanzee Trekking Safari highlight

    Day 1: Do Kigali city tour.
    Day 2: Drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park
    Day 3: Carry out Chimp trekking experience
    Day 4: Do Colobus monkey tracking & canopy walk
    Day 5: Drive back to Kigali city.

  • Day 1: Do Kigali city tour.

    After your breakfast, embark on Kigali city tour to mark the beginning of your 5 day Chimp trekking safari in Rwanda. On this city tour, you have a lot to enjoy ranging from the sorrowful Gisozi Genocide memorial site to the Presidential Palace which belonged to the former president Juvenal Habyarimana where you will also be able to see the remains of the FALCON 50 presidential plane that was brought down on 6th April 1994. You will also encounter the amazing Kigali suburbs including down town Kigali and Hotel des Mille Collines & the site for the Movie Hotel Rwanda.


    Kigali Serena Hotel (Luxury/upmarket), Hotel Chez Lando (Midrange/standard) or Murugo Rwanda Hostel (Budget/basic).

    Day 2: Drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park

    After breakfast, embark on your 5 days Chimpanzee trekking safari by driving to Nyungwe Forest National Park - the home of chimpanzees in Rwanda. It is 268km about 6 hours drive from Kigali city. Driving to Nyungwe is not a mere journey but rather an amazing encounter in its self as you will come across great sights of Rwandan hills, make stop en route in Butare to visit the Nyanza Palace & the residence of the Kings of Rwanda, Butare National Museum featuring rich ethnography of Rwanda and Nyanza memorial site. Have Lunch en route and continue to arrive in Nyungwe Forest National Park in the afternoon.


    Nyungwe Forest Lodge (Upmarket/luxury), Nyungwe Hill Top Hotel (Midrange/standard) or Gisakura Guest House (Budget/Basic).

    Day 3: Carry out Chimp trekking experience

    Wake up for an early morning cup of coffee before embarking on Chimp trekking experience at 08:00am in the Forest of Nyungwe  Rwanda. The experience is quite rewarding as you see Chimps roll down the tree branches; munching fruits, young ones playing amidst their amazing sounds. Their playful and food gathering tactics will leave you in a state of marvel prompting you to fill your camera with amazing photos.


    You will spend an overnight at your previous lodge.

    Day 4: Do Colobus monkey tracking & canopy walk

    Wake up for an early cup of tea before embarking on the colobus monkey tracking to encounter one of the most treasured primates with amazing body adornment. Their black and white skin is one of those rare things that you will ever have. Enjoy the versatile form of these colobus monkeys allowing you to view for some prolonged time as they do not move so fast. Interestingly, Nyungwe has the largest grouping of colobus monkeys n the whole African continent about 400 members. Return to the Lodge for relaxation and Lunch. In the afternoon, embark on the Nyungwe Forest canopy walk, the third of its kind in Africa and the First of its kind in East Africa. The 90m long and 50m tall walking platform offers rewarding views of animals, birds, butterfly and great flora.

    Accommodation: Spend an overnight at your lodge.

    Day 5: Drive back to Kigali city.

    After your relaxed late breakfast, you will embark on the drive back to Kigali to mark the end of your 5 days Chimpanzee trekking encounter. You can visit the Art gallery at Rwesero and continue with your journey to Kigali city.

    End of 5 Days Rwanda Chimpanzee Trekking Safari:

    Please note that Upon your request, we can change(customize) the tour destinations, hotels and number of days to suit your desire .just contact us call us  24/7 on phone

  • General Safari Inclusions

    • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
    • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
    • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
    • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
    • Fuel
    • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
    • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
    • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
    • Bottled water while on safari
    • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)

    General Safari Exclusions

    • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
    • Laundry Services
    • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
    • International Flights (Arranged on request)
    • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
    • Visas
    • Optional Activity fees
    • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
    • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
    • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)

  • Hotels we use in Akagera National Park

    Ruzizi Tented Lodge


    Ruzizi Tented Lodge is a luxury tented accommodation facility in Akagera National Park. It offers accommodation in a range of twenty (20) beds that are connected by walkways. Ruzizi Tented Camp has nine (9) tents which can up to twenty (20) clients.



    Akagera Game Lodge

    The Akagera Game Lodge is located within the park close to its southern entrance. The Lodge features a swimming pool, conference center and a tennis court. Accommodation is offered in standard rooms, deluxe, family and Junior Suite. The lodge features over 60 bed rooms.



    Hotels we use in Nyungwe National Park

    Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel

    Accommodation at Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel is offered in twelve (12) units and four (4) of these feature twin beds while the eight (8) are apartments featuring queen sized beds. The rooms are self-contained. The Hotel also has a restaurant and a well-stocked bar.



    Gisakura Guesthouse

    Positioned at 2km distance outside Nyungwe Forest National Park. Gisakura guesthouse offers accommodation in twin, double and triple rooms which are self-contained and with provision of warm water on request. The Guesthouse also features a good restaurant.



    Hotels we use in Volcanoes National Park

    Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

    The Mountain Gorilla View Lodge is an upmarket lodge on the boundaries of Volcanoes National Park about fifteen (15) minutes drive to the entrance of the park. The lodge offers accommodation in a range of thirty (30)  chalets with enough space, a modern bar and restaurant.



    Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

    Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge is positioned close to the Volcanoes Park Headquarters is about few minutesrive. Accommodation is provided in six cottages with two (2) suites with private verandas, inbuilt ablutions and living room overseeing fireplace.



    Virunga Lodge


    Virunga Lodge is a luxury accommodation located on a ridge with impressive views of the Virunga massif. Accommodation is presented in eight (8) bandas and each banda features a private terrace with impressive views of the Virunga massif.



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