7 Day Rwanda Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest
Our company tour guide will pick you from Kigali airport upon your arrival. En route stopovers in Gikongoro to tour the Genocide Memorial of Murambi. You will have lunch in Butare town which is the 2nd town in Rwanda and cultural capital. This city hosts the university and the National Museum with very rewarding handicraft shops
where typical products made by Rwandan artisans are sold. Later proceed to visit the Royal Palace in Nyanza. The site displays original items and pieces of history of the Old Mwami who was the Kingand will transfer you to Nyungwe Forest national park. Overnight at Nyungwe Safari Lodge
Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking
Take a cup of tea and enjoy a morning chimpanzee trekking in the lush Nyungwe tropical rain forest. The park is home for about 13 species of primates and these include: chimpanzees, Rwenzori colobus, Hoest Monkey, silver monkey, owl faced monkey, red tailed monkey, vervet monkey and olive baboon and so many others. In the afternoon a canopy walk will occupy your program. Dine and stay an overnight at Nyungwe Safari Lodge
Day 3: Transfer to Ruhengeri
After breakfast embark on a long drive bisecting Rwanda country to the famous Volcanoes national park. Along the way there is a lot to see including the local homesteads. Arrive in Kinigi in the evening. Dine and stay an overnight in Mountain Gorilla View Lodge /Gorilla Nest Lodge/La Palme Hotel
Day 4: Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda
Today is the big day to gorilla trekking adventure and a community walk. Dinner and stay an overnight in Mountain Gorilla View Lodge /Gorilla Nest Lodge/La Palme Hotel
Day 5: Tour Dian Fossey Graveyard
Have breakfast this morning and proceed to hike the Karisoke research centre where lies the graveyard of famous primatologist, Dian Fossey, whose gorilla conservation legacy can be traced in the book: Gorillas in the Mist.
Day 6: Golden Monkey Tracking
After an early breakfast enjoy another fantastic adventure – tracking the rare Golden Monkeys, you will also encounter other primate species as vervet monkeys, baboons, and a variety of bird species and butterflies.
Dinner and stay an overnight in Mountain Gorilla View Lodge /Gorilla Nest Lodge/La Palme Hotel
Day 7: Transfer back to Kigali
In the morning drive back to Kigali, drop off in Kigali airport for your scheduled flight.
End of Safari