5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari Rwanda Chimpanzee Trekking tour

Overview of the 5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari Rwanda Chimpanzee Trekking tour

5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari Rwanda Chimpanzee Trekking tour, It has been noted that sometimes chimpanzees in Nyungwe National Park may be unreliable, thus we as prime safaris it’s our pleasure to offer you a great ape tour so as to meet your interests. This 5 day Gorillas and Chimpanzee safari tour includes Rwanda and Uganda as the safari destinations. You will have an opportunity to encounter the primate capital of the world – Kibale National Park with 13 species of primates and with the highest number of Chimpanzees in the region most of which are habituated for trekking, the tour will also expose you to Queen Elizabeth National Park – the world biosphere reserve with a range of game and the unique channel of Kazinga before driving back to have the last but most memorable activity of gorilla trekking in the Volcanoes National Park.

Safari Highlights of the 5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari Rwanda Chimpanzee Trekking tour

  • Day 1 of the 5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari Rwanda Chimpanzee Trekking tour: Drive from Kigali to Kibale National Park – Uganda.
  • Day 2 of the 5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari Rwanda Chimpanzee Trekking tour: Do Chimpanzee trekking & transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park.
  • Day 3 of the 5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari Rwanda Chimpanzee Trekking tour: Enjoy the Queen Elizabeth game drive & the Kazinga channel boat cruise.
  • Day 4 of the 5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari Rwanda Chimpanzee Trekking tour: Drive to Volcanoes Gorilla National Park – Rwanda.
  • Day 5 of the 5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari Rwanda Chimpanzee Trekking tour: Do Gorilla Tracking in the mist of Volcanoes National Park

Detailed itinerary of the 5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari Rwanda Chimpanzee Trekking tour

Day 1 of the 5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari Rwanda Chimpanzee Trekking tour: Drive from Kigali to Kibale National Park – Uganda.

Start your 506 km journey over 10 hours’ drive from Kigali – the capital city of Rwanda to the Kibale National Park in Uganda. Enjoy great scenery en-route especially the Kigezi highlands. Lunch en route and arrive in Kibale in the evening.

Accommodation: Ndali lodge (Upmarket/luxury), Chimps Nest (Midrange/standard) or CVK resort (Budget/basic).

Day 2 of the 5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari Rwanda Chimpanzee Trekking tour: Do Chimpanzee trekking & transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park.

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After breakfast, gather at Kanyanchu tourism center for briefing about the Chimpanzee trekking activity at 08:00 am. Set off to the forest of Kibale full of birds, 13 primate species of which chimpanzees is among and other remarkable fauna. The activity takes over 2 – 5 hours and one hour is available for you to interact with Chimps and take photos. Afternoon, proceed to traverse Bigodi wetland for birds, Sitatunga and a simple community encounter. Continue with the route up to Queen Elizabeth over 157 km taking approximately 3-4 hours. Arrive late in the evening for an overnight.

Accommodation: Enganzi lodge (Midrange/standard), Simba safari camp (basic/budget) or Mweya safari lodge (Luxury/upmarket).

Day 3 of the 5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari Rwanda Chimpanzee Trekking tour: Enjoy the Queen Elizabeth game drive & the Kazinga channel boat cruise.

Queen Elizabeth game drive

Wake up as early as 6:30 to set off for an early game drive along the Kasenyi tracks. You will be able to spot a range of game including; lions, buffalo, elephant, a range of antelope species among other wildlife. Return to the lodge for breakfast and relaxation till lunch time. Set off at 02:00 pm to catch up with the 2 hour boat cruise on Kazinga channel at 03:00pm where you will be able to see wildlife drinking on the channel side, birds on the shores and the aquatic species like Hippos and Nile crocodiles.

Accommodation: Spend an overnight at your previous lodge.

Day 4 of the 5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari Rwanda Chimpanzee Trekking tour: Drive to Volcanoes Gorilla National Park – Rwanda.

Take an early breakfast and embark on the transfer to Volcanoes National Park – Rwanda over 411km taking approximately 7 hour of drive. Pass through Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth to spot tree climbing lions resting on fig trees’ branches in the mid-morning sunshine. Continue through the amazing scenery of Kigezi highlands dubbed the Switzerland of Africa before approaching Volcanoes National Park in the evening. You will have Lunch en-route.

Accommodation: Muhabura Hotel (Budget/basic), La Palme lodge (Midrange/standard) or Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury/upmarket).

Day 5 of the 5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari Rwanda Chimpanzee Trekking tour: Do Gorilla Tracking in the mist of Volcanoes National Park

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This is new dawn on this 5 day gorilla safari tour. It opens you the gate to conclude your safari with a memorable encounter with the endangered mountain gorillas. Gather at Kinigi – the headquarters of volcanoes National Park to be briefed about gorilla trekking activity. This starts at 08:00 am and allocation of gorilla families to trek is one of the activities involved. After briefing, head to the forest in quest of the great apes and reaching them can stretch from 2 – 8 hours. After one hour encounter with gorillas, return for lunch after which you will transfer to Kigali city for departure or an evening city tour.

End of the 5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari Rwanda Chimpanzee Trekking tour

Detailed itinerary of the 5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari Rwanda Chimpanzee Trekking tour

Day 1 of the 5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari Rwanda Chimpanzee Trekking tour: Drive from Kigali to Kibale National Park – Uganda.

Start your 506 km journey over 10 hours’ drive from Kigali – the capital city of Rwanda to the Kibale National Park in Uganda. Enjoy great scenery en-route especially the Kigezi highlands. Lunch en route and arrive in Kibale in the evening.

Accommodation: Ndali lodge (Upmarket/luxury), Chimps Nest (Midrange/standard) or CVK resort (Budget/basic).

Day 2 of the 5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari Rwanda Chimpanzee Trekking tour: Do Chimpanzee trekking & transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park.

gorillas-and-chimpanzees
After breakfast, gather at Kanyanchu tourism center for briefing about the Chimpanzee trekking activity at 08:00 am. Set off to the forest of Kibale full of birds, 13 primate species of which chimpanzees is among and other remarkable fauna. The activity takes over 2 – 5 hours and one hour is available for you to interact with Chimps and take photos. Afternoon, proceed to traverse Bigodi wetland for birds, Sitatunga and a simple community encounter. Continue with the route up to Queen Elizabeth over 157 km taking approximately 3-4 hours. Arrive late in the evening for an overnight.

Accommodation: Enganzi lodge (Midrange/standard), Simba safari camp (basic/budget) or Mweya safari lodge (Luxury/upmarket).

Day 3 of the 5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari Rwanda Chimpanzee Trekking tour: Enjoy the Queen Elizabeth game drive & the Kazinga channel boat cruise.

Queen Elizabeth game drive

Wake up as early as 6:30 to set off for an early game drive along the Kasenyi tracks. You will be able to spot a range of game including; lions, buffalo, elephant, a range of antelope species among other wildlife. Return to the lodge for breakfast and relaxation till lunch time. Set off at 02:00 pm to catch up with the 2 hour boat cruise on Kazinga channel at 03:00pm where you will be able to see wildlife drinking on the channel side, birds on the shores and the aquatic species like Hippos and Nile crocodiles.

Accommodation: Spend an overnight at your previous lodge.

Day 4 of the 5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari Rwanda Chimpanzee Trekking tour: Drive to Volcanoes Gorilla National Park – Rwanda.

Take an early breakfast and embark on the transfer to Volcanoes National Park – Rwanda over 411km taking approximately 7 hour of drive. Pass through Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth to spot tree climbing lions resting on fig trees’ branches in the mid-morning sunshine. Continue through the amazing scenery of Kigezi highlands dubbed the Switzerland of Africa before approaching Volcanoes National Park in the evening. You will have Lunch en-route.

Accommodation: Muhabura Hotel (Budget/basic), La Palme lodge (Midrange/standard) or Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury/upmarket).

Day 5 of the 5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari Rwanda Chimpanzee Trekking tour: Do Gorilla Tracking in the mist of Volcanoes National Park

gorilla-and-bisoke-view
This is new dawn on this 5 day gorilla safari tour. It opens you the gate to conclude your safari with a memorable encounter with the endangered mountain gorillas. Gather at Kinigi – the headquarters of volcanoes National Park to be briefed about gorilla trekking activity. This starts at 08:00 am and allocation of gorilla families to trek is one of the activities involved. After briefing, head to the forest in quest of the great apes and reaching them can stretch from 2 – 8 hours. After one hour encounter with gorillas, return for lunch after which you will transfer to Kigali city for departure or an evening city tour.

End of the 5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari Rwanda Chimpanzee Trekking tour

Getting There

Transport Means to Your Safari Destinations

4X4 Safari Landcruisers For Hire In Ugand & Rwanda

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One of the best known 4×4 WD that you can use for your safari in Uganda’s Parks and Rural countryside.Our car hire is based on limited mileage and applies to travel within Uganda.( Terms and conditions apply. Read More

4X4 Safari Vans For Hire In Uganda Rwanda

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Looking for 4X4 Safari Vans for hire in Uganda, Prime Uganda Safaris is available to your service. We have customized safari vans that have 4 wheel drive and have demonstrated the capacity to access distant Uganda Safari destinations and across borders such as Rwanda. Read More

4X4 Minivan|Coaster|Mini Buses For Hire in Uganda Rwanda

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We have minivans for hire to groups of eight up to twelve. Make sure to find the class to suit your large group.In this Category, we have 4X 4 Safari Mini bus with capacity ranging from 6 seater to 14 seater and they’ve got a pop up roof for game viewing purposes. These have got diesel powered engines and come with a driver guide but excluding fuel.( Terms and conditions apply). Read More

Accommodations/ Safari Lodges/ Safari Hotels to Your Safari Destinations

Mountain Gorilla View Lodge: This accommodation facility extends value for money and the magnificent sights of the Volcanoes national park. It is positioned on the lower gradients of Sabyinyo Mountain. Gorilla view lodge contains 30 private stone cottages with modern furnishing and décor. With a fire place and en suite facilities, the lodge is worth of stay while at Gorilla tracking safari in Rwanda.

La Palme Hotel: With 48 fully furnished rooms with 4 big elegantly designed suites, La Palme Hotel counts among the cozy and ultimate safari accommodations within the environs of Volcanoes national park. Rooms have Wi-Fi, Satellite TV, 24 hour room service, telephone and double beds.

General Safari Inclusions

  • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
  • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)

General Safari Exclusions

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)

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