Overview 6 Days gorilla safari Rwanda Volcanoes Park/ 6 Days Volcanoes National Park gorilla tour Rwanda
We have planned for you an incredible Rwanda safari experience for your 6 Days gorilla safari Rwanda. The 6 Days safari Rwanda takes you to the lovely Rwanda gorilla land; Volcanoes National Park and Nyungwe National Park for a primate safari in Rwanda. While in Volcanoes National Park, you will trek to see the endangered mountain gorillas in forest and golden Monkeys in the largest intact forest rainforest in East Africa; Nyungwe National Park. This beautiful rain forest is home to fabulous unique flora and fauna not seen anywhere else in Rwanda. Nyungwe forest hosts over 100 species of orchids and over 270 species of birds. Nyungwe Forest National Park is birders haven for tourists on Rwanda birding safaris, a paradise for hikers and botanists as well as photographers. You will also visit the burial site for eminent gorilla researcher; Dian Fossey.
Rwanda safari highlight for your 6 Days gorilla safari Rwanda Volcanoes Park/ 6 Days Volcanoes National Park gorilla tour Rwanda
Day 1: Arrive in Kigali Rwanda and transfer to hotel.
Day 2: Transfer Nyungwe Forest National Park Rwanda.
Day 3: Do chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe forest and canopy walk in the afternoon.
Day 4: Transfer from Nyungwe to Volcanoes National Park.
Day 5: Do a gorilla trekking safari tour and hike Dian Fossey grave.
Day 6: Transfer back to Kigali for a city tour
Detailed Itinerary for your 6 Days gorilla safari Rwanda Volcanoes Park/ 6 Days Volcanoes National Park gorilla tour Rwanda
Day 1 of the 6 Days gorilla safari Rwanda Volcanoes Park/ 6 Days Volcanoes National Park gorilla tour Rwanda: Arrive at Kigali International airport and transfer to your hotel
Upon arrival at Kigali International airport, you will be welcomed by your driver guide, take you through a short briefing about your 6 days safari transfer to you your hotel that was prior booked. Arrive and check in at the hotel, relax, dine and spend your overnight there.
Day 2 of the 6 Days gorilla safari Rwanda Volcanoes Park/ 6 Days Volcanoes National Park gorilla tour Rwanda: Do a Kigali city tour and Transfer Nyungwe Forest National Park Rwanda at your prior booked hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, meet and with your driver guide and after transfer to the Nyungwe Forest National Park situated at about 190km from Kigali. This journey will offer you the best sights of the lush hillslopes as you cruise to Nyungwe in your 4×4 safari van/ 4×4 safari Land cruiser/ 4×4 safari minivan depending on the number of people. Arrive at your place of accommodation, rest and have dinner.
Day 3 of the 6 Days gorilla safari Rwanda Volcanoes Park/ 6 Days Volcanoes National Park gorilla tour Rwanda: Do chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe forest and canopy walk in the afternoon, retire and return to your hotel.
After your early morning breakfast, you and your driver guide drive to the park offices for your short briefing about the do’s and don’ts of trekking the chimpanzees in Rwanda. After the briefing, enter the forest for your Uganda chimpanzee trekking safari with a ranger to search for the chimpanzees. During your chimpanzee trekking safari Uganda, you will watch some chimpanzees imitate people, cuddle, laugh as well as playing in the tree branches in the forest. In the forest still, expect to spot more primates like the white and black Columbus, vervet monkey, manageably. This chimpanzee trekking safari Uganda takes about 4 hours. After the activity, return to the lodge for lunch and refresh as well.
After lunch, go for your afternoon canopy walk, on a bridge that is suspended above a thick forest. As part of your adventure, you will be able to have a great amazing view of the rainforest spotting a good number of birds in the forest as well wildlife moving about below you. This activity takes about 2hours. Retreat from the activity and return to the lodge.
Day 4 of the 6 Days gorilla safari Rwanda Volcanoes Park/ 6 Days Volcanoes National Park gorilla tour Rwanda: Transfer from Nyungwe to Volcanoes National Park.
Have breakfast at your will at the lodge, and get ready for your journey to Volcanoes National Park. Your journey will take you through striking terraced hills since the country’s terrain is characterized by hills. Steadily climb to the foothills of the surprising Virunga volcanoes where you will have a possibility of seeing the 5 volcano peaks. Arrive at your hotel/ lodge, check in have lunch and relax, dine and spend your overnight there.
Day 5 6 Days gorilla safari Rwanda Volcanoes Park/ 6 Days Volcanoes National Park gorilla tour Rwanda: Do gorilla trekking in Volcanoes and trek Dian Fossey’s tomb(optional)
After an early morning breakfast, set out for your Rwanda gorilla trekking safari in Volcanoes National Park. You will first have a briefing form the park rangers about the do’s and the don’ts of gorilla trekking tours Rwanda at 8am and after you will be led into the forest to track the majestic primates. Tracking the mountain gorillas through the light forested mountain slopes of the stunning Virungas is a thrilling experience. When you eventually meet the gorillas, you will be restricted to an hour with them giving you opportunity to see them feed, play, cuddling, building nest and looking for their young ones. It is important to note is that some gorilla families are hard to find the tracking may last 2-8hours or the entire day especially during the rainy months as the paths are quite muddy. Therefore, you are advised to carry packed lunch with you.
Visiting the Dian Fossey’s grave will depend on the time you have returned from the forest. Return to the lodge relax, dine and spend the overnight there. Trekking to the Dian Fossey Tomb is one of the most sought-after Rwanda safari activities carried out while visiting Volcanoes National Park. This hike is an incredible experience physically, emotionally and intellectually. It is so inspiring to learn about someone who was so dedicated and left a legacy that exists even today. The hike involves moving through the forests and hiking up the slopes and therefore requires some relative degree of fitness and patience. Return to the hotel, dine and rest.
Day 6 of 6 Days gorilla safari Rwanda Volcanoes Park/ 6 Days Volcanoes National Park gorilla tour Rwanda : Transfer back to Kigali for a city tour
After breakfast you will drive to Kigali Rwanda for your city tour and return to hotel or catch your late flight at the airport.
End of the 6 Days gorilla safari Rwanda Volcanoes Park/ 6 Days Volcanoes National Park gorilla tour Rwanda