Golden Rwanda Safaris

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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

Kigali to Bukavu

Kigali to Bukavu

You will transfer from Kigali to Bukavu. On your arrival at the airport, you will be welcomed by a Golden Rwanda Safari Experiences guide and moved 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.
Leading Destination: Bukavu (Town, Congo (DRC))
Accommodation: Orchids Safari Club.

Main Destination:
Kahuzi Biega National Park (Gorillas)
Accommodation:
Orchids Safari Club
  • Mid-range hotel located outside Kahuzi Biega NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2

Chimpanzee Habituation at Jane Goodall Lwiro Chimps Sanctuary

Chimpanzee Habituation at Jane Goodall Lwiro Chimps Sanctuary

After an early morning breakfast, you will drive in the safari jeep to visit Jane Goodall Lwiro Chimps Sanctuary Kahuzi-Biege; it is here that you will be briefed about the cover. Afterwards, you will return to the hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
Accommodation: Orchids Safari Club.

Main Destination:
Kahuzi Biega National Park (Gorillas)
Accommodation:
Orchids Safari Club
  • Mid-range hotel located outside Kahuzi Biega NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3

Firist Lowland Gorilla Trekking

Firist Lowland Gorilla Trekking

During the First gorilla trekking activity, you will be allowed to stay with the Eastern lowland gorillas for 1 hour for observation and photography as you watch them play 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 an overnight stay. Main Destination Kahuzi Biega National Park (gorillas) Accommodation: Orchids Safari Club.

Main Destination:
Kahuzi Biega National Park (Gorillas)
Accommodation:
Orchids Safari Club
  • Mid-range hotel located outside Kahuzi Biega NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4

Second Gorilla Trekking and Back to Nyungwe

Second Gorilla Trekking and Back to Nyungwe

During the second gorilla trekking activity, you can stay with the Eastern lowland gorillas for 1 hour for observation and photography as you watch them play 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 an overnight stay.

Main Destination:
Nyungwe 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 hotel located just outside Nyungwe NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5

Nyungwe Forest for Chimpanzees tracking

Nyungwe Forest for Chimpanzees tracking

Today will be your day in the Nyungwe Forest. Early in the morning, you will track chimpanzees and return to the hotel for lunch. If you wish, you will experience the Canopy Bridge trail in the afternoon. Afterwards, you will return to the hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
Leading Destination: Nyungwe Forest National Park (chimps)
Accommodation: Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel.

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

Day 6

Nyungwe to Volcanoes National Park

Nyungwe to Volcanoes National Park

Early in the morning, you will drive toward Gisenyi after breakfast. Along the way, you will enjoy the thousands of beautiful green hills that make up our country and views of Kivu Lake. Stop over at Lake Kivu Serena Hotel for lunch. Afterwards, continue to the Volcanoes. Your overnight stay will be at Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel.

Main Destination:
Nyungwe National Park (Chimps)
Accommodation:
Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel
  • Mid-range lodge located in or near Musanze
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 7

Mountain Gorilla Trekking

Mountain Gorilla Trekking

Early in the morning, after breakfast, you will be transferred to Volcanoes National Park for your first gorilla trek. Before your tour, you will arrive at the main office at 7:00 am for a short briefing and coffee break. Your overnight stay will be at Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel.

Main Destination:
Volcanoes National Park (Gorillas)
Best Time To Visit June to August (It is drier and hiking is easier)
High Season June to September (Permits are scarce)
Best Weather June to October (Sunny, but not too hot)

Wildlife in Volcanoes NP

Accommodation:
Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel
  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Volcanoes NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 8

Golden Monkey Trekking

Golden Monkey Trekking

On this day, you will visit the golden monkeys in Volcanoes National Park. You will again have to be at the main office at 7:00 am for a short briefing before your trek. Return at lunchtime; then, in the afternoon visit of Ibyiwacu Culture Village Center. Get back at the hotel for dinner.

Main Destination:
Volcanoes National Park (Gorillas)
Accommodation:
Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel
  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Volcanoes NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 9

Volcanoes Back to Kigali for a City Tour

Volcanoes Back to Kigali for a City Tour

After a late breakfast, you will go back to Kigali for the Genocide Memorial visit. You'll also visit the market for shopping. Afterwards, you will park your luggage and drive towards the exit and back to Kigali for a short city tour. Then later, transfer back to Kigali Airport for your departure.

Main Destination:
Kigali (Rwanda)
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other 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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  • This tour is offered by Golden Rwanda Safaris , not SafariBookings.
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  • The exact order, contents and rates of this tour is subject to availability.
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  • Gorilla tracking permits are subject to availability.