The Africa Adventure Company

08 Day Rwanda Chimp and Gorilla Explorer Safari - From $4,395.00

Enjoy chimp trekking in Nyungwe Forest Reserve, and then two gorilla treks in Volcanoes National Park. Appropriately called “The Country of a Thousand Hills,” Rwanda is predominantly grassy uplands and hills, with altitudes above sea level varying from a low of 3,960 feet (1,207 m) to Mt. Karisimbi, the highest of a range of extinct volcanoes in the northwest, which reach 14,786 feet (4,507 m). Mountain gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park(Parc National des Volcans) is Rwanda’s major international attraction. After the release of the feature film, Gorillas in the Mist, about the late Dian Fossey’s pioneering work habituating the gorillas, interest in gorilla trekking reached new heights.

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Gorilla in Rwanda

Safari Price

Itinerary


  • 2014 Land Arrangements: (Based on Travel JUN 01-OCT 31)
  • Classic Option: (Based on Flame Tree Hotel, Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel and Gorilla Mountain View Lodge)
  • Per Person x 2
  • $5495.00
  • Per Person x 3
  • $4950.00
  • Per Person x 4
  • $4675.00
  • Per Person x 5
  • $4525.00
  • Per Person x 6
  • $4395.00
  • Premier Option: (Based on Kigali Serena, Nyungwe Forest Lodge and Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge)
  • Per Person x 2
  • $7250.00
  • Per Person x 3
  • $6695.00
  • Per Person x 4
  • $6395.00
  • Per Person x 5
  • $6250.00
  • Per Person x 6
  • $6150.00

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  • Day 01
  • On arrival in Kigali you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Overnight Flame Tree Village Hotel or Kigali Serena Hotel.
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  • Day 02
  • Depart by road to Nyungwe Forest Reserve, stopping en route for lunch in Butare Town. An optional hike through the forest for general primates can also be done this afternoon. Overnight Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel or Nyungwe Forest Lodge.
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  • Day 03
  • Enjoy a chimp trek where you will visit some of the habituated troops of colobus monkeys. You may also see L’Hoests’s monkeys, silver monkeys, vervet monkeys, olive baboons, blue monkeys, golden monkeys and red-tailed monkeys. Overnight Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel or Nyungwe Forest Lodge.
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  • Day 04
  • This morning you will have the thrill of a speed boat transfer along Lake Kivu shoreline to Gisenyi. Overnight Lake Kivu Serena Hotel
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  • Day 05+06
  • This morning you will depart with your driver for Volcanoes National Park. The drive will take you across the beautiful Rwandan countryside. You will enjoy a golden monkey trek. Your day begins with an early morning wake-up (approx 6:00am) and then a transfer (approx 6:30am) to the park gate to commence the trek (6:30am). Here you will meet your tracker and the day will be spent tracking the Golden Monkeys. Your viewing of the Golden Monkeys will be limited to a maximum of only one hour. Onward transfer to the lodge for lunch. Overnight Gorilla Mountain View Lodge or Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge.
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  • Day 07
  • Today you will depart on your second gorilla trek. Following your trek, savor the memories of the morning hike and gorilla encounter with a relaxing afternoon at leisure visiting the farmlands, villages and markets that surround Kinigi and Musanze towns. A walk or drive along these rural roads is where one can really enjoy 'street level culture', with a fascinating blend of farmers, businessmen, bars, and shops. Overnight Flame Tree Village Hotel or Kigali Serena Hotel.
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  • Day 08
  • This morning you will have a Kigali City Tour including a visit to the Genocide Museum, the local market and Women for Women Organization. Departure transfer for your onward scheduled flight.
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