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7 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari

7 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari, Rwanda Wildlife Tours

This 7 day Rwanda gorilla safari trip takes you to Volcanoes National Park for gorilla trekking and Dian Fossey hike, Nyungwe forest as well as Kigali city before leaving Kigali.

Full Itinerary 

Day 1: Arrival in Kigali Rwanda

When you arrive at Kigali International Airport, a guide from Speedway Safaris will recieve at the airport. You will immediately start the journey to Volcanoes National Park for an overnight stay before gorilla trekking the next day. Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Nest lodge or hotel Chez Lando or Kinigi guest house. (BB)

Day 2: Rwanda Gorilla Safari Trek in Volcanoes Park

This is a day of gorilla trekking in the Volcanoes National Park, an attraction where Gorillas in Rwanda are found. Depending on the level of fitness, you may be allowed to choose the group of gorillas you wish to visit. The closest being about 2 hours or even a couple of minutes from the park boundary. Meals and overnight at the Mountain Gorillas’ Nest Lodge or hotel Chez Lando or Kinigi guest house. (FB)

Day 3:  Tour to Dian Fossey Gravesite 

Have an early morning hike to the Famous Dian Fossey Research center and Grave Yard. Where Dr. Fossey, a renowned primatologist  spent close to two decades habituating, studying and conserving the endangered Mountain Gorillas. Overnight at the Mountain Gorillas Nest Lodge in Kinigi or Hotel Chez Lando or Kinigi guest house. (FB)

Day 4: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park

Morning breakfast then transfer to the Nyungwe Forest. This Forest contains a variety of habitats including montane forest, bamboo, grasslands, swamps and bogs, and is very mountainous too. It provides some of the best Golden Monkey trekking experiences in East Africa. Meals and Overnight at Gisakura Guest House. (FB)

Day 5: Chimpanzee trekking Safari in Rwanda

after breakfast, start the morning Chimpanzee trekking expedition in the forest in search of colonies of habituated Golden Monkeys. Other wildlife in the forest include: grey-cheeked mangabeys, blue monkeys, Angolan colobus, L’hoest’s monkeys and owl-faced monkeys. Meals and overnight at Gisakura Guest House.

Day 6: Return to Kigali, visit Genocide Memorial Visit

Leave Nyungwe in the morning, arrive in Kigali in the afternoon/evening and use that remaining period to visit the Genocide Memorial where remains of thousands of Tutsis and moderate Hutus are preserved. Meals and overnight at the Hotel Des Millecollines.

Day 7: Fly out of Rwanda
Transfer to the airport for your next flight. End of the Rwanda Gorilla Safaris and Tours.

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