Golden Rwanda Safaris

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$4,840 pp (USD)

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Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

  • You'll be collected from the airport.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1

Transfer from Kigali to Bukavu

Transfer from Kigali to Bukavu

You will transfer from Kigali to Bukavu. On your arrival at the airport, you will be welcomed by a guide from Golden Rwanda Safari Experiences and transferred to Bukavu in Congo. During the journey, you will view beautiful Rwanda’s rolling hills passing through various districts of Rwanda until you reach the Congo—Rwanda border at Bukavu. You will finalize border arrangements and cross into Congo. Your dinner and overnight stay will be at Orchids.

Main Destination:
Bukavu (Town, Congo (DRC))
Accommodation:
Orchids Safari Club
  • Mid-range hotelin Bukavu (Town, Congo (DRC))
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2

Gorilla Trekking in Kahuzi Biega National Park

Gorilla Trekking in Kahuzi Biega National Park

After an early morning breakfast, you will embark on a drive in the safari jeep for 2 hours to Kahuzi-Biege which is the starting point for these primates' excursion. It is here that you will be briefed about gorilla trekking dos and don’ts before setting off into the forest to track gorillas in Kahuzi Biega National Park for the incredible experience. Thereafter, you will go back to the hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.

Main Destination:
Kahuzi Biega National Park (Gorillas)
Accommodation:
Orchids Safari Club
  • Mid-range hotel1-2hr drive from Kahuzi Biega NP (Gorillas, Congo (DRC))
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3

Gorilla Trekking in Kahuzi Biega National Park

Gorilla Trekking in Kahuzi Biega National Park

During the second activity of gorilla trekking, you will be allowed to stay with the Eastern lowland gorillas for 1 hour for observation and photography as you watch them playing in the wild with their young ones. After this gorilla-watching experience, you will return to the park headquarters where you will find the driver waiting for you, and straight away you will be driven back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Main Destination:
Kahuzi Biega National Park (Gorillas)
Accommodation:
Orchids Safari Club
  • Mid-range hotel1-2hr drive from Kahuzi Biega NP (Gorillas, Congo (DRC))
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4

Nyungwe Forest National Park

Nyungwe Forest National Park

On this day, you will wake up very early in the morning and have a cup of tea. Then, you will jump onto your safari jeep for the drive back to Rwanda side. If time allows, you will make stopovers in interesting places. Later, you will be dropped off at the hotel for your dinner and an overnight stay.

Main Destination:
Nyungwe Forest National Park (Chimps)
Best Time To Visit June to September (Dry weather, best chimp trekking)
High Season June to September (Popular gorilla trekking time in Volcanoes NP)
Best Weather June to October (Sunny, but not too hot)

Wildlife in Nyungwe NP

Accommodation:
Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel
  • Mid-range hoteljust outside Nyungwe NP (Chimps, Rwanda)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5

Nyungwe Forest National Park for Chimps

Nyungwe Forest National Park for Chimps

Today will be your day in the Nyungwe Forest. Early in the morning, you will track chimpanzees and go back to the hotel for lunch. If you wish, in the afternoon, you will experience the canopy bridge trail. Afterward, you will go back to the hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.

Main Destination:
Nyungwe Forest National Park (Chimps)
Accommodation:
Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel
  • Mid-range hoteljust outside Nyungwe NP (Chimps, Rwanda)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 6

Nyungwe Forest National Park Waterfalls

Nyungwe Forest National Park Waterfalls

After breakfast, you will enter the Nyungwe forest to track the Nyungwe Colobus monkeys or waterfalls. A walk into the forest or natural trail with our knowledgeable guides versed in botany, ornithology, and interspecies relationships will be a whole new learning experience for you. You will return to the guest house for lunch and drive back to Kigali.

Main Destination:
Nyungwe Forest National Park (Chimps)
Accommodation:
Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel
  • Mid-range hoteljust outside Nyungwe NP (Chimps, Rwanda)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 7

Nyungwe Forest National Park to Kigali

Nyungwe Forest National Park to Kigali

On this day, you will wake up very early in the morning, have a cup of tea, and enjoy your breakfast. Then you will jump onto your safari jeep for the drive back to Kigali. If time allows, you will be making stopovers at the Rwanda Ethnographic Museum and King Palace Museum in Nyanza and thereafter continue to Kigali.

Main Destination:
Kigali (Rwanda)
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • You'll be dropped off at the airport.

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Disclaimer

  • This tour is offered by Golden Rwanda Safaris , not SafariBookings.
  • This operator reserves the right to change rates advertised on SafariBookings.
  • If you request changes to this tour, the advertised rates will likely change.
  • The exact order, contents and rates of this tour are subject to availability.
  • If an accommodation is fully booked, the operator will suggest a comparable alternative.
  • Gorilla tracking permits are subject to availability.