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8 Days Rwanda Primates
Adventure Safari

TRIP OVERVIEW

This 8 days epic Rwanda safari adventure will give you a great memory of Rwandan tour and you explore and wrap up Rwandan attractions in just 8 days. You will be able to visit Nyungwe NP for chimpanzee and Canopy walk, Lake Kivu, Volcanoes national park for Gorilla trekking and Golden monkey trek and Kigali known as the cleanest city in Africa, adding in a visit to Lake Kivu to spice up your stay. You will well be able to do both gorilla and golden monkey trekking which is a life time adventure.
8 Days Rwanda Primates Adventure Safari
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8 Days Rwanda Primates Adventure Safari

Kigali - Volcanoes National Park - Gisenyi – Nyungwe National Park 8 Days / 7 Nights

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Transfer from Kigali to Volcanoes National Park

Day 1: Arrival at Kigali international airport

Upon arrival at Kigali international airport, you will go through custom and immigration, and you will be met by our company guide who will warmly welcome you to the Land of a thousand hills that Rwanda is know of, and later drive to your booked hotel accommodation for dinner and overnight stay. Luxury Accommodation: Kigali Radisson Blu Hotel https://www.radissonhotels.com/en-us/hotels/radisson-blu-convention-kigali?cid=a:se+b:gmb+c:emea+i:local+e:rdb+d:mea+h:RWKGLCCR
Rwanda’s capital and biggest city stretches across undulating lush hills surrounded by towering mountains, the largest of which is Mount Kigali, rising 1850 metres above sea level. Kigali is the country’s financial, commercial and cultural hub, served by an international airport and featuring a wide range of accommodation options, restaurants and points of interest, including the Kigali Genocide Centre, an atmospheric market and numerous craft shops. With its interesting architecture, busy streets, meandering boulevards, and green hillsides, Kigali is said to be one of the most attractive cities in Africa and is definitely worth a visit.
Dinner, Tea and coffee included

Virunga National Park Landscape

Day 2: Transfer from Kigali to Volcanoes National Park

Today after taking your early morning breakfast, you will checkout of the lodge and drive for Kigali city tour by visiting the Kigali genocide memorial centre which honors the memory of the more than one million Rwandans killed in 1994 through education and peace-building. You will be able to watch and listen to some video clips from some of the survivors’ of the incident. Later after lunch you will proceed with a drive to Volcanoes NP through the magnificent route to your booked accommodation spend the rest of the afternoon relax and prepare for the next day’s trekking. Luxury Accommodation: Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel
Bordering the Democratic Republic of Congo in Rwanda, the Volcanoes National Park is best known as a sanctuary for the region’s rare mountain gorillas. Visitors flock here to experience a face to face encounter with these intriguing creatures. The park is set high on the jungle-covered slopes of the volcanic Virunga Mountains. Highly regulated treks through the reserve allow visitors to spend an hour at a time with these incredible primates in their natural habitat. While the gorilla’s are without a doubt the main drawcard, visitors can also look forward to exploring a network of scenic hiking trails, visiting the tomb of the world-famous Dian Fossey and the Ellen Degeneres Campus of Diana Fossey, and enjoying a beautiful day hike to the crater lake on Mount Bisoke.
Activities
Morning : Kigali city tour
Afternoon : Transfer to volcano national park

4 DAYS EPIC RWANDA GORILLA SAFARI ADVENTURE

Day 3: Gorilla trekking at Volcanoes National Park

After an early morning breakfast, you will be transferred to the park headquarters. You will meet with your ranger who will brief you about the code of conduct while are trekking gorillas. You will then enter the forest in search of the gorillas. The trekking may take 2-6 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas in the jungle and your group speed as well. Meet and stay with the gorillas for a maximum of one hour. After a great experience you will walk back to the starting point and be transferred to your lodge for lunch, and after lunch, you can decide to relax at your lodge at your leisure or head for a cultural encounter at community walk to get an insight of Rwandan culture. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Luxury Accommodation: Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel http://www.fivevolcanoesrwanda.com/ Midrange Accommodation: Ingagi Parkview Lodge https://ingagi-park-view-lodge-lodge.business.site/?utm_source=gmb&utm_medium=referral
Activities
Morning : Gorilla trkking volcano national park
Afternoon : Community walk in local villages

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Day 4: Golden Monkey trek and transfer to Lake Kivu

Today after you warm early morning breakfast, you will be picked by our safari driver guide who will transfer you to the park headquarters for briefing with your packed lunch and start off you day golden monkey trekking in search for these shy primates in the jungle. Just like the gorilla trekking experience, the same applies to golden monkey trekking though no so hectic like gorilla trekking. You will later return to the lodge for lunch and later transfer to Lake Kivu for night fishermen experience in this beautiful lake. Luxury Accommodation: Lake Kivu Serena Hotel https://www.serenahotels.com/serenalakekivu/en/default.html Midrange Accommodation: Kivu Paradise Resort https://www.paradisekivu.com/ Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Diner Situated at Lake Kivu’s northeast corner and neighbouring the Congolese city of Goma, Gisenyi is a scenic Rwandan town at the foot of fertile hills. The town offers an excellent variety of activities, including fantastic coffee shops and restaurants, an array of watersports on the lake, and some delightful beaches. The Calafia Cafe is a not-to-be-missed spot which serves delicious pastries (the banana cake is famous) and other cuisine, alongside wonderful ethically produced local coffee. Visitors can kayak, boat, take hikes to see gorillas, or go on historical and cultural tours. The Gisenyi Public Beach offers a charming location for swimming and picnicking. Don’t miss the opportunity to meander through the atmospheric Main Market, go beer tasting at the brewery, or visit the local youth cultural center to see kids practice dance, music, and gymnastics.
Activities
Morning : Volcanoes National Park Golden Monkey Trekking
Afternoon : Transfer to Lake Kivu
Everning : Night Fishermen Experience on Lake Kivu

Things to do in Rwanda Canopy walk Nyungwe national park

Day 5: Coffee experience and canopy walk

After your morning breakfast, heads to Kimbiri for coffee plantation and processing experience, later you will be transferred to Nyungwe National park. On arrival we shall head to the canopy walk within this national park. This suspended bridge will reward you with great views. After drive to the hotel for diner and overnight. Luxury Accommodation: Lake Kivu Marina Bay Midrange Accommodation: Emeraude Kivu Resort Formerly known as Shangugu, the town of Cyangugu rests at the southernmost tip of Lake Kivu overlooking the DRC’s town of Bukavu with which it is contiguous. The town serves as a popular gateway to both the lake and the nearby Nyungwe National Park, a beautiful forested area which is home to chimpanzees as well as a number of other primate species
Activities
Morning : Coffee Tour Experience at Kimbiri
Afternoon : Transfer to Nyungwe National Park

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Day 6 : Chimpanzee trekking and tea plantation visit

Today, after your early morning cap of African coffee, you will leave your hotel to experience the natural forest of Nyungwe well known for having 13 species of primates, and transferred to the park for briefing and chimpanzee trekking. You will be entitled to one hour on finding the chimpanzees. After doing the chimpanzee trek, head for lunch before head for tea plantation visit, learn more about how tea is processed
Luxury accommodation : Lake Kivu Marina Bay
Midrange Accommodation: Emeraude Kivu Resort
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Diner
Activities,
Chimpanzee Trekking in Nyungwe National Park Tea Plantation Experience in Gisakura
Basis Full Board - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch Tea and Coffee Included

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Day 7 : Waterfall hike and Kings Palace museum, transfer back to Kigali

After a relaxed morning breakfast, head for a waterfalls hike, in the park, which is roughly 2 -3 hour’s walk, exploring a number of waterfalls, within the park. On a lucky day, some primates can as well be spotted and a number of bird. Later return and drive off to Kigali, with enroute lunch, and visit to King Palace museum, reaching Kigali in afternoon. Luxury accommodation : Kigali Radisson Blu Hotel Midrange Accommodation: Hotel des Mille Collines
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Diner
Activities
Nyungwe Forest Isumo Waterfalls Hike
Transfer back to Kigali with enroute visit to Royal Kings Palace

Murchison Falls National Park

Day 8 : Airport departure

After getting done with your relaxed morning breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport to catch up with your onward flight. Depending on your flight time (if it is in the afternoon) We will have the city tour by visiting the Nyamirambo Women Centre for walking around in Kigali suburb to experience the way of living for Rwandans prior to your departure flight. End of service!
Activities Morning : Kigali Water fall
Afternoon Transfer to the Airport for departure flight

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