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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

Arrival in Rwanda

Arrival in Rwanda

Today you will arrive at Kigali international airport. After completing your emigrations formalities, you shall be received and transferred to your accommodation in Kigali city. You shall check in and rest for the night. You guide will assist you to exchange currency or make any purchases.

Main Destination:
Kigali International Airport (Kigali)
Accommodation:
Hotel Des Mille Collines
  • Luxury hotel located in Kigali
Meals & Drinks:
  • Meals at own expense
  • Drinks not included

Day 2

Drive to Nyungwe forest national park

Drive to Nyungwe forest national park

After breakfast, head to Nyungwe National Park, en route visit Nyanza palace. Nyungwe forest has got a vast virgin tropical rain forest with a high, dense canopy that is home for chimpanzees, numerous birds and other animals. Along the way, you will have a stop at Nyanza King’s palace to learn about the defunct Kingdom of Rwanda. In the evening, you will check in at your accommodation.

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 (Chimps)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3

Chimpanzee tracking and canopy walk

Chimpanzee tracking and canopy walk

Chimpanzee tracking can last for between an hour to three depending on the location of the chimpanzees. You will spend a maximum of one hour interacting, photographing and observing the animals. After lunch you will undertake a thrilling canopy walk in Nyungwe forest. In the evening you will return to your accommodation.

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

Day 4

Drive to Volcanoes national park

Drive to Volcanoes national park

After breakfast, you shall begin your journey to Volcanoes national park. Enjoy the spectacular views of hills and misty valleys on your way. Situated in the far northwest of Rwanda, Volcanoes National Park protects the steep slopes of this magnificent mountain range – home of the endangered mountain gorilla. You will check into your accommodation in the evening.

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:
Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Volcanoes NP (Gorillas)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5

Gorilla trekking and visit Ellen DeGeneres campus

Gorilla trekking and visit Ellen DeGeneres campus

Early in the morning you will be transferred to the park headquarters for clearance, briefing and allocation. After briefing, you will be led by experienced ranger guides to visit a habituated Gorilla family. You will spend an hour when you can observe, photograph and film them in their habitat. In the evening you will visit Ellen DeGeneres Gorilla conservation campus in Musanze.

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

Day 6

Golden monkey tracking and return to Kigali for departure

Golden monkey tracking and return to Kigali for departure

In the morning you will do Golden monkey tracking before checking out of your accommodation to start the journey to Kigali city. Along the way, you may stop for landscape photography or to interact with local communities along the way. In Kigali you will have a brief city tour to explore the landmarks of history of this budding capital. In the evening, you shall be transferred to Kigali airport for your international flight to your next destination.

Main Destination:
Kigali International Airport (Kigali)
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 Green & Yellow Tours, not SafariBookings.
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  • 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.
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  • Gorilla tracking permits are subject to availability.
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