6 Days Safari In Rwanda Tour, Gorilla Trekking, Chimpanzee Tracking, Scenery Viewing
6 Days Safari in Rwanda Tour – SAFARI OVERVIEW
6 Days Safari in Rwanda Tour is a 5 nights/6 days safari to Rwanda trip offering primate tracking in Rwanda taking you gorilla trekking in Rwanda’s Volcanoes, and Chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe.
Your 6 days safari in Rwanda tour takes you deep into Volcanoes National Park for Mountain Gorilla trekking and to Nyungwe National Park for an amazing chimpanzee trekking trip as well as a thrilling Canopy Walk.
This 6 Days Safari in Rwanda also gives you a chance to see most of the beautiful Rwanda scenery (the land of a thousand hills), a Kigali city tour, a visit to Dian Fossey tomb/Centre.
Rwanda is blessed to be one of the three countries in 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.
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 southwest 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.
6 Days Safari in Rwanda Tour – SAFARI ITINERARY
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 the 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.
6 Days Safari in Rwanda Tour – DETAILED ITINERARY
Day 1: You Arrive, get Briefed, A mini Kigali City Tour, and Check-In at your Lodge.
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 the Gisozi genocide memorial center. You will be driven to the prior booked lodging facility for dinner and overnight in Kigali.
Day 2: Drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park
After a relaxed breakfast, your driver-guide will drive you 193km southwest 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 overnight at an accommodation facility close to the park.
Day 3: Chimpanzees Tracking, Canopy Walking & Amazing Scenery Viewing
On 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. Canopy Walking on the 50m above the ground for 200meters is a breathtaking experience you cannot compare to any other canopy experience or 2 hours experience.
Day 4: Have a Scenic Drive to Volcanoes National Park.
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 overnight at your prior booked accommodation in Volcanoes national park.
Day 5: Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda`s Volcanoes National Park.
After breakfast at your lodging facility, your driver-guide will drive you to the park headquarters for an amazing gorilla trekking experience. Briefing starts at 8:00 am 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 thereafter be driven back to your lodging facility for dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Visit The Dian Fossey Tomb/Center in Volcanoes National Park
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 with gorilla conservation and lost her life during this cause. In the evening, you will return to Kigali international airport for your departure flight.
Book this 6 Days Rwanda Safari Tour and discover most of the top treasures in Rwanda a country dubbed the land of a thousand hills.