Day 1 | Arrive at Kigali Airport. (Travel Time 1hr+)

On arrival at the Kigali airport you will meet the company tour guide and manager, exchange greetings and then transfer to your hotel. You may have a quick review of the itinerary with the tour manager and he will answer any questions you may have.

Accommodation in Kigali

  • Hotel Des Mille Collines (Luxury)
  • Flame Tree Village (Mid-range)

Meal plan — Lunch and dinner (L&D)

Day 2 | Kigali | Butare | Nyungwe Forest National Park

Transfer to Butare (Huye) where it is possible to visit the National Museum and Nyanza Hill. Afterwards transfer to Nyungwe Forest.

Accommodation

  • Nyungwe Forest Lodge (Luxury)
  • Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel (Mid-range)

Meal plan — Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (Full board)

Day 3 | Nyungwe Forest National Park

Early morning Chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe Forest. Optional walk to the waterfall or visit to the Angolan black colobus monkeys (both activities optional). Nyungwe Forest is East Africa’s largest forests, with 13 monkey species, including chimpanzees, Angolan black colobus, mona monkey and owl faced monkeys.

Meal plan — Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (Full board)

Dinner and overnight at your selected lodge or camp.

Accommodation

  • Nyungwe Forest Lodge (Luxury)
  • Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel (Mid-range)

Day 4 | Nyungwe Forest National Park

Go for a nature walk or bird watching, make the primate walk, make the canopy walk or do the waterfall trail (one activity included).

Dinner and overnight at your selected lodge or camp.

Meal plan — Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (Full board)

Day 5 | Nyungwe Forest National Park | Kibuye | lake Kivu

Transfer to Kibuye by the shores of Lake Kivu. Relax at the shores of this beautiful lake. It is possible to make a walk along the lake or visit a vising village or make an optional boat trip on the lake.

Accommodation

  • Moriah Hill Resort (Mid-range)

Meal plan — Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (Full board)

Day 6 | Kibuye — Volcanoes National Park

Today we drive to the Volcanoes National Park. It is possible to visit the local people or the pygmies (both activities optional). Volcanoes National Park is a unique jungle, with many monkey species, including the endemic Golden Monkeys. Volcanoes National Park is part of the Virunga Mountains, covering Uganda, Rwanda and Congo, and one of the two places in the world where you can find Mountain Gorillas.

Accommodation

  • Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury)
  • Muhabura Hotel (Mid-range)

Dinner and overnight at your selected lodge or camp.

Meal plan — Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (Full board)

Day 7 | Volcanoes National Park

Gorilla tracking!!! Early morning departure with your ranger to search for one of the world’s most interesting and endangered animals, the Mountain Gorilla! You will spend one hour with one of our closest relatives. An experience you will never forget.

Accommodation

  • Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury)
  • Muhabura Hotel (Mid-range)

Meal plan — Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (Full board)

Day 8 | Transfer to Kigali the airport for your flight

Before departure, if time allows depending on your flight schedule, you will do a tour of Kgali City to visit a number of cultural landmarks. If time allows you will also visit the local markets, mingle with the locals and probably purchase some items which you may take as souvenirs. Lunch is in between the tours. Later transfer to Kigali International Airport for your flight back home.

Meal plan — Breakfast and Lunch (B&L)

The above tour package will include

  • 1 Gorilla permit per person
  • 1 Chimpanzee permit per person
  • Transport in 4WD safari van with pop-up roof
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Accommodation and meals as mentioned in the tour description
  • Bottled water
  • All activities included on the itinerary
  • Taxes and park fees
Excludes
  • Any other activities not mentioned in the program

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