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6 Days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes & Nyungwe chimpanzee trekking tour

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6 Days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes & Nyungwe chimpanzee trekking tour

By |2019-03-19T08:38:09+00:00November 6th, 2018|Blog, safari news|Comments Off on 6 Days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes & Nyungwe chimpanzee trekking tour

Overview of the 6 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes & Nyungwe chimpanzee trekking tour

This adventure filled 6 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes & Nyungwe chimpanzee trekking tour or 6 days volcanoes gorilla trekking safari Rwanda and Nyungwe chimpanzee trekking tour is a unique wildlife safari in Rwanda. Taking you to 2 safari parks in the land of a thousand hills, this 6 days Rwanda safari features a Kigali city tour, chimpanzee trekking and a canopy walk in Nyungwe Forest National Park, gorilla trekking and a visit to Dian Fossey center at Volcanoes National Park.

From Kigali international airport, your knowledgeable driver guide will pick you up go for a short Kigali city tour and then spend the night in Kigali. The next day, you are transferred to Nyungwe forest national park where you spend the night and go for chimpanzee trekking and a canopy walk the next day. After a hearty breakfast on the forth day of your Rwanda wildlife safari, you are driven to Volcanoes national park for gorilla trekking the next day. The safari ends with a drive to Kigali international airport for a departure flight.

Highlights of the 6 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes & Nyungwe chimpanzee trekking tour

Day 1: After arrival at Kigali international airport you go for a short Kigali city tour and spend the night in Kigali city.

Day 2: You spend the day on a transfer to Nyungwe forest national park by your driver guide using a 4×4 safari vehicle.

Day 3: After breakfast, you go for chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe forest national park in the morning and do a canopy walk in the evening.

Day 4: As you drive past the home to the land of a thousand hills, you are transferred to Volcanoes national park.

Day 5: After breakfast, you go for Rwanda gorilla trekking in Volcanoes national park.

Day 6: You will have a relaxed breakfast then return to Kigali international airport for your departure flight.

Day by day itinerary of the 6 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes & Nyungwe chimpanzee trekking tour

Day 1 of your 6 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes & Nyungwe chimpanzee trekking tour

Upon arrival, your driver guide will transfer you from the airport for a short Kigali city tour to Gisozi genocide memorial center. Here you have the chance to learn about the history of the country and how the country recovered from the 1994 genocide. After this tour, you will be driven to the prior booked lodging facility for dinner and an overnight stay in Kigali city.

Day 2 of your 6 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes & Nyungwe chimpanzee trekking tour

Waking up at the land of a thousand hills, after a relaxed breakfast, your driver guide will drive you 193km south west of Rwanda to Nyungwe forest national park for a Rwanda wildlife tour. After going past the amazing backdrop of the rolling hills of Rwanda, you arrive in Nyungwe forest national park where you will have dinner and an overnight at an accommodation facility close to the park.

Day 3 of your 6 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes & Nyungwe chimpanzee trekking tour

6 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes & Nyungwe chimpanzee trekking tour

On day 3 of your 6 days 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 canopy walk. This is one of the amazing walks in Rwanda where after you are returned to an accommodation facility for dinner and relaxation.

Day 4 of your 6 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes & Nyungwe chimpanzee trekking tour

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 morning. Upon arrival, you will check in, have dinner and an overnight at your prior booked accommodation in Volcanoes national park.

Day 5 of your 6 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes & Nyungwe chimpanzee trekking tour

6 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes & Nyungwe chimpanzee trekking tour

Expect to be up early at your lodging facility, have breakfast and be transferred by your driver guide to the park headquarters for an amazing Rwanda gorilla trekking safari experience. Anticipate to be at the park headquarters for briefing by 8:00am and be allocated a gorilla family to trek according to your physical ability. 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 Rwanda gorilla trekking certificate at the park headquarters thereafter be driven back to your lodging facility for dinner and an overnight.

Day 6 of your 6 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes & Nyungwe chimpanzee trekking tour

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 gorilla conservation and lost her life during this cause. In the afternoon, you return to Kigali international airport for your departure flight.

Volcanoes national park with 10 gorilla families is the only national park with mountain gorillas in the country and definitely the gorilla safari Rwanda destination. Adjacent to the park are other destinations/parks that host mountain gorillas including Mgahinga gorilla national park for Uganda gorilla safaris and Virunga national park for gorilla trekking safaris in Congo within the Virunga massif.

Come visit man’s closest relatives, walk above a dense forest, trek gorillas and feel a fresh breath of calmness in the country side and you will have a great perspective of what a Rwanda safari is.

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