Overview of the 4 Days gorilla safari in Rwanda to Volcanoes national park and Nyungwe Forest National Park
This 4 Days gorilla safari Rwanda gives you two extra ordinary safari activities in a single safari! The 4 Days gorilla safari in Rwanda to Volcanoes National Park and Nyungwe Forest National Park will feature a canopy walk in Nyungwe forest National Park Rwanda and mountain gorilla trekking in Volcanoes national park Rwanda. Rwanda is positioned as one of the beautiful countries of East Africa within the Albertine rift valley.
Nyungwe Forest National Park is situated south west of Rwanda and famous for being the only best spot for a canopy walk in Rwanda. This park offers a great Rwanda safari activity option that you can’t dare miss. The canopy walk is a 2 hours memorable walk that will take you through the fresh natural air, listening to sounds of several bird species in the forest, and have your eyes meet several different tree species.
Volcanoes National Park is the only home of mountain gorillas in Rwanda. Volcanoes National Park has over 10 habituated gorilla families that live in one of the oldest Afromontane forests in Africa and you will surely see one of these families during your gorilla safari Rwanda.
Safari highlights for the 4 Days gorilla safari in Rwanda to Volcanoes national park and Nyungwe Forest National Park
Day 1: Arrive at Kigali international airport do a simple city tour in Kigali and transfer by road to Nyungwe Forest National Park.
Day 2: You will do a Rwanda chimpanzee trekking safari in the morning then do a canopy walk in Nyungwe Forest National Park in the afternoon.
Day 3: Drive from Nyungwe Forest National Park to Volcanoes National Park.
Day 4: You will do gorilla trekking in Volcanoes national park then transfer to Kigali for your late departure
Details of the 4 Days gorilla safari in Rwanda to Volcanoes national park and Nyungwe Forest National Park
Day 1 of the 4 Days gorilla safari in Rwanda to Volcanoes national park and Nyungwe Forest National Park
As you set your foot at Kigali international airport, your professional driver guide will be waiting to pick you up from the airport, give you a short briefing about your 4 Days gorilla safari in Rwanda to Volcanoes national park and Nyungwe Forest National Park. You will then transfer to the Nyungwe Forest National Park with en route in Kigali town for a city tour. The city tour will depend on your time of arrival in Kigali. Nyungwe Forest National Park is about 190km from the airport; a journey that will offer you the best sights of the lush hillslopes as you cruise to Nyungwe. Arrive at your place of accommodation in the evening, rest and have dinner.
Day 2 of the 4 Days gorilla safari in Rwanda to Volcanoes national park and Nyungwe Forest National Park
After your early morning breakfast at your lodge, you will be picked by your driver guide and head to the park headquarters for chimpanzee trekking activity. The chimpanzee trekking activity starts at 8am with a briefing for the rangers. The rangers will lead you to the forest to see the chimpanzees passing through the jungle, hiking in the steep slopes amidst several sightings will offer you the best 2-5 hours chimpanzee trekking. When you see them, you will be stunned by the way the chimps play around in the trees with their human like characters.
In the afternoon after your lunch, you go for your canopy walk in the forest that you explored early in the morning. Walking 50m above the ground for 200meters is a breathtaking experience you cannot compare to any other activity in this park. The 2 hours walk starts and ends at the Uwinka tourist reception center at the park headquarters. During the walk, you will sight variety of bird species that will be passing by, birds in the trees, and several tree species. Retreat from the activity and return to your lodge for dinner.
Day 3 of the 4 Days gorilla safari in Rwanda to Volcanoes national park and Nyungwe Forest National Park
In the morning after your last breakfast in Nyungwe Forest National Park, your driver guide will drive you to Volcanoes national park. After arriving at your accommodation area in Volcanoes National Park, you will relax, have lunch, dinner and prepare for your overnight at in the only gorilla land of Rwanda.
Day 4 of the 4 Days gorilla safari in Rwanda to Volcanoes national park and Nyungwe Forest National Park
This memorable day begins very early in the morning since your gorilla trekking briefing starts at 8:00am at the park headquarters therefore your driver guide has to get you there before this time. During the briefing, you will be told the do’s and don’ts of the gorilla trekking activity and after you will be allocated a gorilla family to trek led by a ranger guide. Rwanda gorilla trekking safaris last about 2-8 hours. Once you sight these gorillas, you are restricted to only one hour to watch their life style in the wild. After the activity, your driver guide will drive you back to Kigali international airport for departure.
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