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14 Days Primates of Rwanda Highlights Safari

Safari tour package: A set-date, set-itinerary, group safari
Prices: $6000
Includes internal flights: No
Length of safari: 14 days
Best months: All year
Countries visited: Rwanda Rwanda
Parks visited: Volcanoes, Akagera, Nyungwe Forest
Activity level: Very Active - Trekking, mountain biking, kayaking
Safari type:
  • Cultural
A 14 days Rwanda safari package to track chimpanzees, gorillas, golden monkeys, and other primates in the jungles of Rwanda

Day 1: Kigali

Upon arrival at the international airport Kigali, you will be met by our airport representative and transfer to your hotel in Kigali. The rest of the time at leisure or enjoy excursion at extra cost depending on your international flight arrival time. Dinner at local restaurant own payment

Overnight at hotel in Kigali


Day 2: Nyungwe National Park    

Pick up by your driver guide for city tour, Enjoy city tour of Kigali, Kigali is one of the friendliest African capitals and also an introduction to the land of a thousand hills; the tour includes visit to the Genocide Memorial, Craft Centres and other areas of attractions. Later proceed to Nyungwe National Park. With enroute visit to Butare which is the famous National Museum and the ancient King’s Palace at Nyanza.

Overnight Nyungwe.


Day 3: Nyungwe National Park  

After breakfast depart very early for Nyungwe National Park. This is the largest mountain forest in East and Central Africa and  its unique due to its rich biodiversity including the primates which is about 13 species resident. You shall be driven to the Park offices arriving by 0700hrs for registration followed by briefing by the experienced trackers/guides.   Return from tracking and proceed to your hotel                                                          

Overnight Nyungwe


Day 4: Nyungwe National Park   

After breakfast, you will visit the Park again, today's  activities include nature walk and visit to Kamiranzovu waterfall. This forest consist of wide variety of flora and fauna; there are at least 200 tree species, over 280 bird species and about 100  species of butterfly. 
Overnight at yr hotel Nyungwe.


Day 5: Kibuye

Breakfast at your hotel. Enjoy a morning drive along this beautiful Lake known as Kivu as you drive towards the magnificient town of Kibuye. Lunch and theafter enjoy a relaxing boat trip to either Napoleon’s (it’s shaped like his hat) Island or Amahoro (meaning peace) Island.

Overnight Kibuye.


Day 6: Gisenyi

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Gisenyi which is the largest port on the Rwandan shores of Lake Kivu.  At leisure you can just relax at within the hotel as you enjoy the scenic views it offers Or for waterlovers, you can swim in the lake Or simply explore the town, sightseeing the local activities including the local market or just wander through the streets admiring the old colonial buildings.

Overnight  Gisenyi.


Day 7: Volcanoes National Park

Today after breakfast, you shall tour Rubona which is nearby to see the local hot springs before proceeding to Ruhengeri via the tea plantations and numerous small villages. Afternoon shall be spent enjoying the tour in Ruhengeri, the fourth largest town in Rwanda which offers excellent views of The three Volcanic Mountains.

Overnight Ruhengeri.


Day 8: Volcanoes National Park

An early Depart for Kinigi, home to the Volcanoes National Park Offices and upon arrival, tour briefing on Gorilla tracking by the trackers/guides, commence the track to enjoy the memorable experience of mountain gorilla tracking.

Overnight Ruhengeri.


Day 9: Volcanoes National Park

Returning to the Volcanoes National Park offices for registration and briefing for tracking. However, today, you will be tracking the rare Golden Monkeys which offers you a different experience within same Park. After tracking, drive back to your hotel.

Overnight Ruhengeri.


Day 10: Volcanoes National Park

Again you be driven by your tour guide back to the Volcanoes National Park Offices for the climb of Mount Bisoke. Briefing will be given by climbers/guides. After climb return to the starting point where you will meet your driver guide and drive back to your hotel

Overnight Ruhengeri.


Day 11: Akagera National Park

From the Volcanoes National Park tour, you shall proceed to the low-lying undulating plains of Akagera National Park with a stop in Kigali for a tour to the Gisozi Genocide Memorial Centre. Your arrival at Akagera is timed to enjoy an evening game drive.

Overnight Akagera


Day 12: Akagera National Park

Today you shall enjoy a full day game drive as you spot elephant, giraffe, hippo, zebra, crocodiles.  And for the really lucky visitor you might also spot lion, leopard and black rhino. Akagera National Park is a must for anyone really wanting to experience the delights of an African game reserve without the crowds of other more famous parks.

Overnight Akagera.


Day 13: Kigali

After breakfast drive back to Kigali the capital city of Rwanda for shopping and sightseeing or city tour.
Overnight Kigali


Day 14: Fly home

Pick up from your hotel by our airport representative for transfer to Kigali Airport for your flight back home. Pick up time depends on your flight departure time

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