5 DAYS SAFARI RWANDA TOUR TRIP, CHIMPANZEE TREKKING, COLOBUS MONKEY, PRIMATES TRACKING TOUR
5 Day Safari Rwanda Tour Trip – SAFARI OVERVIEW.
5Days Safari Rwanda Tour Trip is a 4 nights/5 day Safari in Rwanda trip offering you Chimpanzee, Colobus Monkey, (Primates Tracking) Tour and a thrilling Canopy walk in Nyungwe Forest National Park as well as the Kigali City and Gisozi Genocide Memorial Museum Tour. The 5-day Safari in Rwanda tour 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 unique activity that you must ever have.
5 Day Safari Rwanda Tour Trip – DETAILED SAFARI ITINERARY.
Day 1 of the 5 Days Safari Rwanda Tour Trip: 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.
Accommodation: Kigali Serena Hotel (Luxury/upmarket), Hotel Chez Lando (Midrange/standard) or Murugo Rwanda Hostel (Budget/basic).
Day 2 of the 5 Days Safari Rwanda Tour Trip: 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.
Accommodation: Nyungwe Forest Lodge (Upmarket/luxury), Nyungwe Hill Top Hotel (Midrange/standard) or Gisakura Guest House (Budget/Basic).
Day 3 of the 5 Days Safari Rwanda Tour Trip: Carry out Chimp trekking experience
Wake up for an early morning cup of coffee before embarking on Chimp trekking experience at 08:00 am 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.
Accommodation: You will spend an overnight at your previous lodge.
Day 4 of the 5 Days Safari Rwanda Tour Trip: 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 them 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 of the 5 Days Safari Rwanda Tour Trip: 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 Safari Rwanda Tour Trip:
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 the phone
General Safari Inclusions
- Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
- Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
- Full Board Accommodation on Safari
- Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
- 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)
- 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)
Accommodations, Safari Lodges, Safari Hotels in Akagera National Park Rwanda
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 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.
Accommodations, Safari Lodges, Safari Hotels in Nyungwe National Park Rwanda
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.
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.
Accommodations, Safari Lodges, Safari Hotels in Volcanoes National Park Rwanda
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.
Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge is positioned close to the Volcanoes Park Headquarters is about few minutes’ drive. Accommodation is provided in six cottages with two (2) suites with private verandas, inbuilt ablutions and living room overseeing fireplace.
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.
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Volcanoes National Park, Also known as Parc Nationale des Volcanos in French, the Volcanoes National Park is located in the north west of Rwanda protecting the Rwandan side of the Virunga massif thus bordering with Uganda’s Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and Congo’ Virunga National Park.
Nyungwe Forest National Park, Positioned in the south west of Rwanda, the Nyungwe Forest National Park overlooks the Democratic Republic of Congo border to the west and the Republic of Burundi in the south. The Nyungwe is noted to be one of the ancient forests of Africa and is known to have survived the last ice age. The Nyungwe forest is noted to one of the largest mountain forests in East Africa and at the moment is considered to be the most conserved forest in the Central African Highlands.
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