5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari & Chimpanzee Trekking Tour


Gorilla Trekking, Chimpanzee Tracking, Canopy walk, Kigali City Tour


RWANDA Volcanoes National Park Nyungwe Forest National Park


5 Days


All Year Round



This 5 day Rwanda Gorillas and Chimpanzee trekking Tour takes you to Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park and Nyungwe Forest National Park for a tour of a lifetime to get up close with the rare Mountain Gorillas and trek Chimpanzees.

5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari & Chimpanzee Trekking Tour- DETAILED TOUR ITINERARY

DAY 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park
After breakfast, a Safari guide from MuAfrika Adventures Ltd will pick you up from your Hotel and you start the day with a short Kigali city tour and visit the Genocide memorial sites, African craft markets and then later transfer by Road to Volcanoes National Park. Reach Parc Des Volcans in the afternoon on time for your Dinner and overnight stay at:

Luxury Accommodation: Gorilla Nest Lodge, Sabinyo Silver Back Lodge, Mountain Gorilla View Lodge.

Midrange Accommodation: Lebambou Gorilla Lodge, Garr Hotel.

Budget Accommodation: Kinigi guest house, Hotel Muhabura.

Meal Plan: Lunch, Dinner

DAY 2: Gorilla Trekking
After breakfast, you will set out of your lodge with your packed lunch to the ORTPN Offices for briefing and gorilla tracking escorts and Rangers. You will then start your trek of the Gorillas. Once you come across the bamboo forest logs and also your first perception of the sound the breaking of bamboo indicates that the gorillas are nearer. Prepare yourself for a joyful encounter with the Gorillas and a wonderful experience. Stay with the gorillas for 1 hour and then trek back to your lodge or lunch and in the afternoon, visit the twin lakes of Ruhondo and Bulera. Dinner and overnight stay as above.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 3: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park
After breakfast, you will drive southwest to Nyungwe forest National Park. En-route visit the Butare town which is the country’s 2nd capital after Kigali. Here visit the National Museum, National University and the Botanical gardens. Proceed and have another stopover in Nyanza for a visit to the Old King Mwami’s palace. Nyungwe forest is on a high elevation and simply placed on 970 square kilometres of land and it is very apparent that it creates its own climate from its own biodiversity. Upon arrival in Nyungwe, participate in the evening forest walk. Dinner and overnight stay at

Luxury Accommodation: One and Only Nyungwe House, Nyungwe Forest Lodge

Midrange Accommodation: Nyungwe Top View Hotel

Budget Accommodation: Gisakura Guest House, Nyungwe Hotel

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

DAY 4: Chimpanzee Tracking
After a morning breakfast, you will head to the Park headquarters for a chimp trek briefing. After this, you will then go for a chimp trek in the forest. The time taken to encounter the Chimps is unpredictable but usually takes between 3- 10 hours. Along the way, you will encounter other primates species found in this Park such as the Silver monkey, Owl faced monkey, Ruwenzori colobus, L’hoests monkey, the Grey-cheeked Mangabey and so many others. Return for dinner and overnight stay as above.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

DAY 5: Forest walks in Nyungwe and Transfer back to Kigali
After breakfast, you will set out for a forest walk in Nyungwe to search for the Colobus Monkeys. En route, you will encounter different bird species together with different flora and fauna, then later transfer back to Kigali reaching in time for Lunch. Drop off will be at your Hotel in Kigali or at the airport for your flight back home

The above 5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari & Chimpanzee Trekking Tour is Inclusive of:

  • all ground transportation and Fuel in a 4×4 WD Vehicle,
  • Gorilla tracking and permit@$1,500 each
  • Full-time English speaking safari guide and his associated expenses,
  • Chimpanzee tracking Permit
  • Kigali City Tour
  • Accommodation and meals as per the tour plan,
  • Bottled Drinking water on board

The above 5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari & Chimpanzee Trekking Tour excludes;

  • Items of personal nature,
  • Person Insurance,
  • Beverages,
  • tipping,
  • Airfares,
  • Visa.

Time & Dates of Travel: This is a private tour, departure can be organised for any time throughout the year subject to availability of accommodation and transport.

Accommodation Booking: The Accommodations Mentioned in the Program depend on availability and Reservations are only made after your booking Confirmation. In case the mentioned accommodations are not available during the requested period, we will always do our best to book one for you in the same Class. This is done only after consulting you. While on a Safari always be sure to have all your belongings before checking out of the Accommodations to avoid losing things that may be important to you.

Transport: Our Safaris involve a lot of travelling on the main Tarmac and Dirt Roads thus transport is provided in closed 4X4 Wheel drive Toyota Land Cruisers for all luxury Tours and the standard 4×4 Wheel drive Safari minivans for all Midrange – Budget Safaris. All Vehicles are provided with pop-top roofs for easy and excellent safari viewing. All passengers will have a dedicated window seat. Your professional English speaking and courteous driver/guide will be at your disposal for questions or translations.

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