Apart from being a home of endangered mountain Gorillas, Rwanda is also home to many other rare, beautiful, unique and endangered species of animals and birds that cannot be found anywhere else in this world. These include 13 primates, a variety of bird species and plant life. In addition, Rwanda has beautiful stunning views of volcanoes, hills, plains, swamps and rain forests, as well as friendly local people and unique cultures, all make Rwanda the ultimate safari destination in Africa. This safari will help you explore most of the hidden treasures of Rwanda.
Day 1: Arrival – Volcanoes National park
Upon arrival at Kigali Airport, your driver guide will warmly welcome you, transfer you to the home to Mountain Gorillas. The journey takes you through the beautiful terraced hillsides that characterize much of Rwanda's landscape. Dinner and overnight at Kinigi Guest house / Mountain Gorilla’s Nest lodge.
Day 2: Gorilla tracking Expedition
Have an early morning breakfast and get ready for today’s incredible of Gorillas tracking. Assemble at the park headquarters with packed lunch for a briefing about the ‘Dos’ and ‘Don’ts’ while with gorillas. The trek is quite strenuous, so you should be able to hike for 2-9 hours on steep and slippery mountain trails. However, the thrill of staying with gorillas is worth the effort. Descend to the lodge for a rest. If the evening is free, we can have a cultural tour to nearby communities.
Day 3: Parc National des Volcans – Nyungwe Forest
Have breakfast then transfer to Nyungwe forest with lunch enroute. This is a home to 13 primate species such as Chimpanzees, endangered Golden monkeys, Blue Monkeys, colobus, red tailed monkeys and Grey checked mangabeys. There are also about 300 bird species. Dinner and overnight at Gisakura guest House or Nyungwe Forest Lodge.
Day 4: Chimpanzee trekking Expedition
Take early breakfast and go for Chimpanzee trekking. Along the trek, expect other species of habituated Golden monkeys and Grey cheeked Mangabey, blue monkey, l’hoest’s monkey, Angolan colobus monkey and Owl faced colobus monkey as well as over 300 bird species. Depart for Kigali via Butare. Dinner and overnight stay in your hotel.
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