Rwanda is an original Gorilla safari market and AA Tours Rwanda has designed the 7 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari to enable you explore the whole country of thousand Hills, it has a variety of safari activities like Gorilla Trekking, Dian Fossey visit and Lake Kivu Boat Cruise, Golden Monkey tacking and Chimpanzees Tracking and Kigali City Tour,Cultural Tour, Nature walk. Rwanda’s safari of 7 Days Includes the above mention great activities once you travel with Ultimate Gorilla Expeditions.
Take on the 7 Days Rwanda Primates Tour to encounter and experience the best of Rwanda’s primates from the Gorillas of Volcanoes National Park to the chimpanzees of Nyungwe Forest. You will also have a chance to spot other primates even those that move at night an experience that will leave you excited.
This 7 Days Rwanda Primates tour takes you through Rwanda’s amazing attractions from Kigali to volcanoes national park the home of mountain gorillas.
Day1: Arrival-Drive to Ruhengeri.
Pick up from either Kanombe airport or your hotel in Kigali and with lunch en route, drive to Ruhengeri in the northern Rwanda’s Musanze district. This drive will take you through the undulating hills of Rwanda, visit the memorial genocide site at Gisozi and as well go to the two twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo.Reach in the evening and check in at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge[luxury],Lap-lame Hotel[mid range]orKinigi Guest House[budget] for dinner and overnight. Meal plan: F/B.
Day 2: Gorilla trekking day.
After early morning breakfast,head straight to the volcano national park head offices for briefing about gorilla Trekking Rules then after enter into the rain forest to search for the mountain gorillas . when they are found you will a maximum of 1 hour and then return to the park offices for your gorilla tracking certificate. Return to the hotel for lunch and some relaxation and take a simple nature walk to visit some local communities . Dinner and overnight. Meals plan here is F/B
Day 3: Dian Fossey
After breakfast, you will go to tour the tombs of the great lover of Gorillas (Dian Fossey) an American anthropologist spent years researching and conserving the gorillas before she was killed and is buried there next to Digit, a silver back gorilla. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest.
Have breakfast and after drive to Nyungwe forest where you will experience the chimpanzee trekking and the amazing canopy walk to spot various primates. Dinner and overnight at Nyungwe Forest Lodge/Nyungwe Hill Top Lodge/Gisakura Guest House. Meal plan: F/B
Day 5: Chimpanzee Tracking and simple Nature walk.
Wake up very early in the morning and have breakfast and then after go for chimpanzee briefing and thereafter, enter Nyungwe forest in the company of ranger guides in search for colonies of Chimpanzees and many monkey species like Blue Monkeys, red tailed monkeys and grey checked mangabeys, colobus monkeys, plus beautiful forest birds among others. Back to your lodge for lunch, relaxation as preparing for Short Nature walk around the lodge in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at your lodge. Meal plan is F/B
Day 6: Canopy Walk & transfer back to Kigali
Wake up very early in the morning and have your breakfast and go for the canopy walk and afterwards drive to Kigali Dinner and Overnight at mille collines.Meal plan is F/B.
Day 7: Kigali City tour & Departure day.
Wake up in the morning though not so early and relax a little bit as you prepare for the simple City Tour of kigali to visit the various Genocide Memorials and Shopping Markets . Then depending on your flight time drive to the airport and take your flight back home and kiss bye bye to the country of Thousand hills.
The package includes:
Full day English guide/driver
Ground transportation in 4×4 Safari Van
Gorilla permits Costing USD 750
Chimpanzee Permits 90 USD
Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary
Mineral water on board
The package excludes
All expenses of personal nature like: Air fare, Rwanda Visa, drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, porter fee while trekking, personal insurance, personal shopping bills and cigarettes