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Gorillas, Chimps and other wildlife

RWANDA SAFARI  - GORILLAS, CHIMPS AND OTHER WILDLIFE

AKAGERA, NYUNGWE and VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARKS

8 days / 7nights

DAY 1 KIGALI

On arrival at Kigali Airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel for dinner & overnight. D

MILLE COLLINES or similar

 

DAY 2 AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast travel by road to Akagera National Park. After lunch at your hotel go on an afternoon game drive to view the wide variety of animal and bird life to be found here, including lions, as a number of lions where recently re-introduced into this Park. BLD

RUZIZI LODGE or similar

 

DAY 3 AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK

A full day to explore this interesting park with morning and afternoon game viewing drives. BLD

RUZIZI LODGE or similar

 

DAY 4 NYUNGWE FOREST NATIONAL PARK

After a morning game viewing drive return to Kigali for lunch before continuing on to Butare and the Nyungwe (Rainforest) National Park. Dinner and overnight at your Lodge. BLD

NEW NYUNGWE LODGE or similar

DAY 5 NYUNGWE FOREST NATIONAL PARK

Spend the day in the Nyungwe (Rainforest) National Park, a large area of montane forest situated in the majestic hills of southwestern Rwanda, where you have a chance to track some of the other primates, such as Golden Monkeys or Chimpanzees and including the Angola colobus – delightfully acrobatic arboreal monkeys which move in troops of several hundred. BLD

NEW NYUNGWE LODGE or similar

 

DAY 6 BUTARE / VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK

In the morning your destination is the Volcanoes National Park. Stop en route in Butare to visit the National Museum. Continue the drive into the mountain foothills and on to your Lodge in or near the National Park for dinner and overnight. BLD

MOUNTAIN GORILLA VIEW LODGE or similar

 

DAY 7 GORILLA TREK

After an early breakfast your driver will take you the short distance to Parc des Volcans ORTPN office where he will take care of the formalities. Then you meet your rangers to be briefed on your trek before setting off on foot in search of the gorillas. You trek from forested mountain slopes into rainforest in your attempt to find these “gentle giants” in their natural habitat of shady bamboo forest. The time taken to do the trek and encounter the gorillas is unpredictable but the chances of finding gorillas are 90%. When you find the gorillas, you spend a memorable hour with them, to enjoy the inter-action between family members.

Return to your Lodge for a welcome shower and to relax. BLD

MOUNTAIN GORILLA VIEW LODGE or similar

 

DAY 8 KIGALI

At a suitable time after breakfast, you return to Kigali airport. B

 

B=BREAKFAST; L=LUNCH; D=DINNER

Please note: Prices and dates are subject to change at any time. Please call (647) 231-0067 or email us (info@africaonsafari.com) for current pricing.