6 Day Chimpanzee and Canopy Walk and Gorilla Trekking with Nziza Safaris.
Estimated Value: $
Day 1: Pick Up and transfer to Akagera National Park
Today you will be picked up with your driver guide, and drive to Akagera National Park about two and a half hours away. When you arrive, you will have lunch then play a short game and take a drive in the park. Afterwards, you will drive back to your hotel for your overnight stay and dinner.
Accommodation: Akagera Game lodge
Day 2: Full Game Drive and transfer to Kigali
This morning we shall have another day of adventure within the park, enjoying the beautiful sceneries of Rwanda’s hilly landscape, comprised of a blend of wetland, savannah and woodland; the natural forests also make quite a view. Some of the wildlife you might see are animals like giraffes, buffalos, elephants, lions, rhinos, water bucks, leopards, bush bucks, imparas, a profusion of birds and many others.
If fortunate, we may be able to see the Shoebill Stork, especially around the shores of the lake. From here you will drive back to your hotel in Kigali for an overnight stay and dinner.
Accommodation: Budget hotel, Urban city blue hotel
Day 3: Kigali – Nyungwe Forest National Park
We will have an early morning pick up from the Airport or your hotel in Kigali and transfer you to Nyungwe forest. On the way you will visit Nyanza King’s Palace, the National Museum of Butare and Nyanza, which was the headquarters of the ancient Rwanda Kingdom before the arrival of the Europeans. The compound has the modern palace constructed by King Mutara in 1934. It is tastefully decorated with the traditional mats and utensils.
Accommodation: Budget Lodge -Peace guest house
Day 4: Chimpanzee trekking and Canopy walk
After an early breakfast, we will leave for Chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe forest. The forest is rich in botanical diversity and home to 13 species of primates including Chimpanzees, L’Hoest monkeys, and Columbus monkeys. You will receive a briefing from your ranger guide and thereafter start your trek. Later you will driver back to your hotel for overnight and dinner
Accommodation: Budget Lodge -peace guest house
Day 5: Nyungwe – Volcano National Park
After breakfast at the Hotel you will spend your day at Kivu Beach. If you are a birdwatcher this is a great place for this activity; they are located on one Island called Napoleon inside lake Kivu. Afterwards, you will take your boat back to your hotel and spend time relaxing at Kivu Lake. After lunch you will have a short Kibuye & Gisenyi city Tour and later drive to Musanze for an overnight stay and dinner.
Accommodation: Budget Lodge -Fatima Hotel
Day 6 : Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park
Breakfast is served early in the morning and followed by a drive to Kinigi park headquarters for group, guide allocation and briefing. This is followed by a drive to the trailheads where hiking and trekking up the hills to the bamboo zone begins. Hiking, trekking and tracking gorillas may take 2-4 hours. Observe and stay with the Gorillas for one hour and then descend to your hotel for lunch. Afterwards, you will drive back to Kigali to your hotel or your flight.
ABOVE COST INCLUDES :
- All participants must be over the age of 18.
- Valid for 3 people.
- Airport transfer on Day 1 and Day 6.
- Transportation Charges.
- Gorilla Tracking Permit (1500$pp).
- Chimpanzee Tracking Permit.
- Canopy Walk.
- Full board accommodation.
- English speaking driver/guide.
- All meals.
- All activities as per the itinerary.
- The experience is non-transferable.
- The experience is non refundable.
ABOVE COST EXCLUDES :
- International/Domestic flights & additional accommodation before or after the tour.
- Personnel items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fee).
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