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6 Days gorilla safari Rwanda Volcanoes and Nyungwe Forest National Park

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6 Days gorilla safari Rwanda Volcanoes and Nyungwe Forest National Park

6 Days gorilla safari Rwanda Overview of the 6 Days gorilla safari Rwanda Volcanoes and Nyungwe Forest National Park

We have planned for you an incredible Rwanda safari experience for your 6 Days gorilla safari Rwanda. The 6 Days safari Rwanda takes you to the lovely Rwanda gorilla land; Volcanoes National Park and Nyungwe National Park for a primate safari in Rwanda. While in Volcanoes National Park, you will trek to see the endangered mountain gorillas in forest and golden Monkeys in the largest intact forest rainforest in East Africa; Nyungwe National Park. This beautiful rain forest is home to fabulous unique flora and fauna not seen anywhere else in Rwanda. Nyungwe forest hosts over 100 species of orchids and over 270 species of birds. Nyungwe Forest National Park is birders haven for tourists on Rwanda birding safaris, a paradise for hikers and botanists as well as photographers. You will also visit the burial site for eminent gorilla researcher; Dian Fossey.

Rwanda safari highlight for your 6 Days gorilla safari Rwanda Volcanoes and Nyungwe Forest National Park

Day 1: Arrive in Kigali Rwanda and transfer to hotel.

Day 2: Transfer Nyungwe Forest National Park Rwanda.

Day 3: Do chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe forest and canopy walk in the afternoon.

Day 4: Transfer from Nyungwe to Volcanoes National Park.

Day 5: Do a gorilla trekking safari tour and hike Dian Fossey grave.

Day 6: Transfer back to Kigali for a city tour

Detailed Itinerary for your 6 Days gorilla safari Rwanda Volcanoes and Nyungwe Forest National Park

Day 1: Arrive at Kigali International airport and transfer to your hotel

You will be welcomed by your driver guide upon arrival at the Kigali International airport and transfer to your hotel. After checking in at the hotel, your driver will give you a short briefing about your 6 Days gorilla safari Rwanda. Relax, dine and spend your overnight there.

Day 2: Do a Kigali city tour and Transfer Nyungwe Forest National Park Rwanda.

After breakfast at the hotel, you will transfer to the Nyungwe Forest National Park   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, rest and have dinner.

Day 3: Do chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe forest and canopy walk in the afternoon.

6 Days gorilla safari Rwanda After your early morning breakfast, you and your driver guide drive to the park offices for a short briefing about how to conserve the forest when trekking the chimpanzees (do’s and the don’ts of chimpanzee trekking). You will then enter into the forest for your Uganda chimpanzee trekking safari with the rangers to search for the chimpanzees. During your chimpanzee trekking safari Uganda, you will watch some chimpanzees on the ground and others in the branches of the trees in the forest. Expect to hear chimpanzees make several sounds, chattering, laughing and watching them jump from one branch to another. While you look for the chimps expect to spot more primates like the white and black Columbus, vervet monkey, manageably. Trekking takes about 4 hours so take as many photos and videos as you can. Return to the lodge for lunch and refresh as well.

After lunch, go for your afternoon canopy walk, on a bridge that is suspended from large trees. While there, you will be able to have a great amazing view of the rain forest spotting a good number of birds in the forest as well wildlife moving about below you. This activity takes about 2hours. Retreat from the activity and return to the lodge.

Day 4: Transfer from Nyungwe to Volcanoes National Park.

Have breakfast at your will at the lodge, and get ready for your journey to Volcanoes National Park. Your journey will take you through striking terraced hills since the country’s terrain is characterized by hills. Steadily climb to the foothills of the surprising Virunga volcanoes where you will have a possibility of seeing the 5 volcano peaks. Arrive at your hotel/ lodge, check in have lunch and relax, dine and spend your overnight there.

Day 5: Do gorilla trekking in Volcanoes and trek Dian Fossey’s tomb(optional)

After an early morning breakfast, set out for your Rwanda gorilla trekking safari in Volcanoes National Park. You will first have a briefing form the park rangers about the do’s and the don’ts of gorilla trekking tours Rwanda at 8am and after you will be led into the forest to track the majestic primates. Tracking the mountain gorillas through the light forested mountain slopes of the stunning Virungas is a thrilling experience. When you eventually meet the gorillas, you will be restricted to an hour with them giving you opportunity to see them feed, play, cuddling, building nest and looking for their young ones. It is important to note is that some gorilla families are hard to find the tracking may last 2-8hours or the entire day especially during the rainy months as the paths are quite muddy. Therefore, you are advised to carry packed lunch with you.

Visiting the Dian Fossey’s grave will depend on the time you have returned from the forest. Return to the lodge relax, dine and spend the overnight there. Trekking to the Dian Fossey Tomb is one of the most sought-after Rwanda safari activities carried out while visiting Volcanoes National Park. This hike is an incredible experience physically, emotionally and intellectually. It is so inspiring to learn about someone who was so dedicated and left a legacy that exists even today. The hike involves moving through the forests and hiking up the slopes and therefore requires some relative degree of fitness and patience. Return to the hotel, dine and rest.

Day 6: Transfer back to Kigali for a city tour

After breakfast you will drive to Kigali Rwanda for your city tour and return to hotel or catch your late flight at the airport.

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