4 Days Rwanda Primate Tracking Tour, Gorilla Trekking & Chimpanzee Trekking

This 4 Days Rwanda Primate Tracking Tour with gorilla and chimpanzee trekking is a perfect itinerary to trek the mountain gorillas and chimpanzees in the beautiful land of a thousand hills. The gorilla trekking and chimpanzee tracking itinerary are also combined with a canopy walk to the top of the dense tropical rain forest of Nyungwe.

The mountain gorilla trekking experience is amazing as you trek through the bamboo and get to spend a maximum of 1 hour in the presence of these giants that are actually surviving and increasing in number due to conservation efforts and funds from gorilla tourism.

Nyungwe Forest National Park is the only chimpanzee habitat in beautiful Rwanda where they can trek. The park is tucked in the southwestern corner of Rwanda filled with untouched natural rainforest and biodiversity. Experience the amazing old forest as you get a chance to trek chimpanzees on the forest floor and have a canopy walk on the treetops.

4 Days Rwanda Primate Tracking Tour highlights

1: Pick up transfer to Volcanoes National Park

2: Mountain gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

3: Transfer to Nyungwe and have a canopy walk in the evening

4: Morning chimpanzee trekking and return to Kigali

Rwanda Primate Tracking Tour

Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Detailed itinerary of the 4 Days Rwanda Primate Tracking Tour with gorilla & chimpanzee trekking

Day 1: Pick up and transfer to hotel in Volcanoes National Park

Either on arrival or hotel in Kigali, your driver-guide will pick you up for a transfer to the Volcanoes National Park.

Depending on where you are at or any other activity, you will be picked up from your current location.

Drive to the park and check-in at booked hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.

Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner

Day 2: Mountain gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Early in the morning ensure that you arrive at the park before 8 am. On arrival at the park, you have a briefing from the park wardens with guidelines for the activity then head to the forest.

The trek takes you through the bamboo forest till when you meet the mountain gorillas. On meeting the gorillas, you spend a maximum of 1 hour.

Spend your time enjoying the gorilla family experience, taking pictures, and learning how they survive in their habitat.

After the experience, you return to the park headquarter for debriefing. Return to the hotel and relax at the foothills of the beautiful volcanoes.

Meal Plan: Breakfast. Lunch & Dinner

Day 3 of 4 Days Rwanda Primate Tracking Tour: Transfer to Nyungwe and have a canopy walk in the evening

After breakfast is ready for transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park. Take the drive through the beautiful scenery to the Nyungwe forest and check-in at the Uwinka Visitors Centre.

By afternoon, you have a briefing by the Park Forest guide before you head for the canopy walk. Take about 2 hours on a walk above the tree canopies and enjoy the beautiful views and sightings.

After the canopy walk, return to the visitor center for transfer by your guide to a hotel where you spend the night. Check-in at the hotel for dinner and overnight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4: Morning chimpanzee trekking and return to Kigali

Very early in the morning, you will get to the forest for a chimpanzee trekking experience. Have a morning chimpanzee tracking in the forest for about 2 hours in search of man’s closest relatives.

After chimpanzee trekking, refresh and have a meal then embark on the drive back to Kigali. Drop off can be at the hotel, home, or at the Kigali International Airport for a departure flight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch

End of 4 Days Rwanda Primate Tracking Tour

Safari Inclusions and Exclusions

The safari package includes

  • Park Entrance fees
  • 4×4 Land Cruiser or Safari Van for ground travel
  • Service of professional English-speaking guide
  • Boat ride
  • Game viewing
  • Bottled water on tour

The safari package excludes

  • Tips
  • Laundry
  • Visa fees
  • Optional Activities
  • Air tickets
  • Shopping
  • Cigarettes
  • Telephone bills
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