6 Days Rwanda Safari Holiday

 

Day 1: Arrival in   Rwanda
On arrival at Kigali International Airport , you will be met by your safari/guide OR you will be picked in the morning in Kigali City and you will be transferred to Nyungwe Forest National Park. Along the way, make stopovers at places of interest including local markets, In Butare, visit the Botanical Gardens and a cultural museum. Drive past green fields of tea scattered across the hillsides.  Dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Forest walks in Nyungwe Forest
After breakfast, you will go for the morning canopy walk to search for different bird species like paradise flycatcher, the red throated alethe, drab Chubb’s Cisticola, green pigeon, the great blue Turaco, forest hornbills, Ross’s Turaco, red – breasted sparrow hawk and white – headed wood hoopoe. Return to the lodge for lunch and then in the afternoon, go for the forest to encounter more bird species and other primate species like chimpanzee and colobus monkeys, L’hoests monkey, Silver monkey, golden monkey; Owl faced monkey, red tailed monkey, Dent’s Mona monkey, crowned monkey, Vervet monkey, and Olive baboon and so on. Dinner and overnight

Day 3 :  ChimpanzeeTracking
Early start tracking for the chimpanzees, this can take anything from a few hours to a full day depending on where the chimpanzees are. It should be mentioned that it is not guaranteed to see the chimps as they are unpredictable and can move long distances in one day. There are several other primates in Nyungwe such as the Rwenzori colobus, L’Hoest’s monkey, Silver monkey, Owl faced monkey and the Grey cheeked Mangabey.Dinner and overnight
Day 4:   Transfer to Volcanoes National Park
Drive to Volcanoes National Park to participate in a quest tracking the “Little Primates” of the Virungas, the Golden Monkey, now listed as endangered because of their small numbers. You will have a chance to view other primate species like the Monkeys, bird species and so on. Return back to your lodge for lunch and relaxation. Dinner and overnight
Day 5:   Gorilla Trekking
This morning after an early breakfast, drive to the park headquarters and be briefed and assigned a gorilla group. The breathtaking trek, in which you follow in the footsteps of the rare and critically endangered mountain gorilla, the largest living primate on Earth, starts in the foothills of the Virungas with eye-catching views in all directions. Upon entering the national park, the paths are littered with fresh spoor of the elusive buffalo and elephant, and trekkers will be immersed in the mysterious intimacy of the rainforest, alive with lively birds and butterflies. Weaving through the forest the experienced trackers will soon bring you up close to one of the families of gorillas. During the 1 hour of interacting with the great apes, you will get to know about their daily life, and feeding pattern. After the trek, return to the lodge for relaxation OR a community walk. Dinner and overnight
Day 6: Kigali City Tour And Departure
After breakfast, you will return to Kigali and then upon arrival, you will go for a short Kigali city tour where you will visit places like the Genocide Memorial centre at Gisozi, Market places, Shopping Malls and so on. Proceed to the airport for your flight
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Please Note the safari cost will include:

  • Meals and accommodation at full board
  • Gorilla permit 1 permit
  • Chimp permit 1 permit.
  • Bisoke Volcano trekking
  • safari driver /guide and 4×4 vehicle
  • Park fees
  • Applicable government taxes
  • Drinking bottled water while driving on safari

Excluded are                         

  • Beverages and bar bills, phone calls, personal insurance and any other services of personal nature like souvenirs, tips, laundry etc

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