3 Days Rwanda Chimpanzee Tour & Gorilla Trekking Safari
3 Days Rwanda Chimpanzee Tour & Gorilla Trekking Safari is a short Rwanda primate tour organized in Nyungwe forest national park for chimpanzee trekking and volcanoes national park for mountain gorilla trekking activity.
The 3 Days Rwanda Chimpanzee Tour & Gorilla Trekking Safari will give you a unique experience with Rwanda’s primates a combination of mountain gorillas, a series of Chimps, and Golden monkeys in Volcanoes national park.
These two Rwanda national parks harbor a lot of primates not only chimpanzees and mountain gorillas but also monkey species such as the golden monkeys, colobus monkeys, l’hoest monkeys, and the owl-faced monkeys.
- Day 1: Transfer from Kigali city to Nyungwe forest national park for the great Chimpanzee trekking activity.
- Day 2: Go for Chimpanzee tracking in the Forest of Nyungwe and transfer to Volcanoes national park in the afternoon for Mountain gorilla trekking.
- Day 3: Go for a Gorilla tracking tour in volcanoes national park and back to Kigali International airport for departure.
3 Days Rwanda Chimpanzee Tour & Gorilla Trekking Safari in Details
- Day 1: Transfer to Nyungwe forest national park.
Our Rwanda tour guide will pick you from Kigali International airport or your hotel in Kigali City and transfer you to Nyungwe forest national park for Chimpanzee trekking activity.
On your way, you can opt to visit Kigali memorial center and have a stopover at Nyanza palace and there will also be a lunch stopover en-route to Nyungwe forest national park.
Checking in at the lodge where dinner will be served and overnight stay
- Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking and transfer to volcanoes national park
Early morning breakfast will be served at the lodge and after you will proceed to the Nyungwe forest national park headquarters for the briefing at around 8 am and then proceed for the Chimpanzee tracking activity where also you will have a chance of spotting over 13primate species, 275 bird species.
After chimpanzee tracking in the forest, you will return to the lodge for lunch and after lunch transferring to Volcanoes national park.
Check in to the lodge where also dinner will be served and overnight stay.
- Day 3: Gorilla tracking in volcanoes national park and back to the airport.
Early morning breakfast will be served at the lodge and after you will proceed to Volcanoes national park headquarters for a briefing where they will group trekkers in groups.
And this activity of tracking mountain gorillas lasts for 2-8 hours depending on the gorilla movements and you will be allowed to stay with the animals for only one hour.
After the successful tracking, you will return to the lodge for lunch
After lunch, our guide will drive you back to the airport for departure.
End of the 3 Days Rwanda Chimpanzee Tour & Gorilla Trekking Safari.
Where to go for a 3 Days Rwanda Primates Tour
Set in Southwestern Rwanda, Nyungwe Forest National Park is about a 5-6 hours drive, approximately 230kms from Kigali capital city and it is by far a stunning primate destination worth exploring.
Founded in 2004, the park occupies an area of about 1000sq.km, featuring largely a tropical rain-forest. It sprawls between the elevation of 1600 and 2950m.
Compared to most protected areas, Nyungwe Forest National Park is rated among the few best-preserved montane rain-forest parks in East-Central Africa thus offering authentic experiences to visitors on Rwanda safari. View Details Here
Volcanoes National Park is one of the 4 most spectacular national parks in which visitors on a Rwanda safari should consider a must-visit.
It is situated in Northwestern Rwanda, about 2-3 hours’ drive from Kigali capital city and it was established in 1925 mainly to protect the endangered mountain gorillas. However, today the park is home to more than mountain gorillas.
It sits in an area of 160sq.km, approximately 62sq.mi, consisting of rainforest and hosting 5 of the 8 volcanoes that make up the Virunga Massif.
The 5 volcanoes include Muhabura (4127m), Bisoke (3711m), Karisimbi (4507m), Sabyinyo (3634m) and Gahinga (3474m). View Details Here
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