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6 Days Rwanda Primates & Culture

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National park
Upon arrival, meet our representative for a transfer to Volcanoes national park which is a 2-3 hour drive from Kigali with a remarkable view of the Virunga Volcanoes, banana plantations, people’s homesteads among others. Dinner and overnight stay at Mountain gorilla view Lodge (Luxury) La Palme hotel (Deluxe)/ Muhabura hotel (Budget)

Day 2: Gorilla trekking and Nature walk
following morning breakfast, head to the park headquarters along with your packed lunch to be briefed and later ascend into the forest in search for the gorillas. this may take 2-6 hours depending on the movement of gorillas in the jungle. Meet and stay with them for a maximum of one hour and on return, enjoy a nature walk to the twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo. Dinner and overnight stay at Mountain gorilla view Lodge (Luxury) La Palme hotel (Deluxe)/ Muhabura hotel (Budget)

Day 3: Golden monkey trekking / Dian fossey hike and Cultural walk
After a heavy breakfast, head to the park headquarters to trek golden monkeys immediately after being briefed. Or you may hike to the Karisoke research center for a visit to the Dian fossey tombs. Also check out for other primate species such as the vervet monkeys, black and white Colobus monkeys among others. Dinner and overnight stay at Mountain gorilla view Lodge (Luxury) La Palme hotel (Deluxe)/ Muhabura hotel (Budget)

Day 4: Transfer to Nyungwe forest National Park
Have breakfast and then embark on a scenic drive to Nyungwe forest park with lunch en route and en route visits to Nyanza king palace, the genocide museum among others. Arrive in the evening for dinner and overnight stay at Nyungwe forest lodge (Luxury)/ Nyungwe top view hotel (Deluxe)/ Gisakura Guest house (Budget)

Day 5: Chimp trekking and Canopy walk
After breakfast, transfer to the park headquarters for a short briefing and later set off for a chimp trekking adventure that reward views of other primates within the forest. Return for lunch and in the afternoon, enjoy a canopy walk that exposes you to the different flora and fauna within the park. Dinner and overnight stay at Nyungwe forest lodge (Luxury)/ Nyungwe top view hotel (Deluxe)/ Gisakura Guest house (Budget)

Day 6: Transfer to Kigali and Departure
Following a heavy breakfast, transfer to Kigali through a beautiful country side and views of the rolling hills in the land of a thousand hills. Arrive early enough for your transfer to the airport to catch up with your scheduled flight.

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