Safari Overview 8 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari Tour Rwanda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Tracking Safaris

The 8 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari Tour Rwanda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Tracking Safaris is a magical Rwanda Safari encounter featuring extensive wild game viewing in Akagera National Park including Sights of lions, Buffaloes, elephants, Giraffes, antelopes and Lake Ihema aquatics like Hippos, Nile crocodiles and water birds, Nyungwe forest for Chimpanzees and canopy walk, cultural tours in Butare and Nyanza, the amazing Sightseeing along the Congo Nile divide trail and Genocide tour in Kigali city. It is one of the diverse comprehensive Rwanda Safari packages worth exploring.

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Safari Highlight 8 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari Tour Rwanda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Tracking Safaris

Day 1 of the 8 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari Tour Rwanda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Tracking Safaris: Arrive in Rwandav via her International gateway Kigali International Airport and drive to the Hotel for overnight

Day 2 of the 8 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari Tour Rwanda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Tracking Safaris: Explore the Gisozi genocide memorial and drive to Akagera National Park

Day 3 of the 8 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari Tour Rwanda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Tracking Safaris: Undertake game drive / wild game viewing in the morning and Lake Ihema boat cruise in the afternoon

Day 4 of the 8 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari Tour Rwanda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Tracking Safaris: Drive to Butare. Explore the Nyanza Palace en route and the National Institute for Rwandan Museums – the Ethnographic Museum upon arrival

Day 5 of the 8 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari Tour Rwanda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Tracking Safaris: Drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park and explore the tea plantations

Day 6 8 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari Tour Rwanda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Tracking Safaris: Do Chimpanzee trekking in the morning and afternoon Nyungwe canopy walk

Day 7 of the 8 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari Tour Rwanda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Tracking Safaris: Drive to Volcanoes National Park. Whole day drive enjoying the amazing sceneries along the Congo Nile divide trail

Day 8 of the 8 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari Tour Rwanda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Tracking Safaris: Do gorilla trekking in the Volcanoes National Park and drive to Kigali

Safari Day by Day of the 8 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari Tour Rwanda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Tracking Safaris

Day 1 of the 8 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari Tour Rwanda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Tracking Safaris: Arrive in Rwandav via her International gateway Kigali International Airport and drive to the Hotel for overnight

The flight from your respective country of origin see you land at the Kigali International Park the main International Airport of Rwanda where you will be welcomed by our company representative congratulating you over the journey and briefing you about the trip before transferring to the Hotel for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation:

Up market / Luxury: Hotel des Milles Collines, Midrange / Standard: Hotel Chez Lando, Budget / Basic: Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel

Day 2 of the 8 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari Tour Rwanda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Tracking Safaris: Explore the Gisozi genocide memorial and drive to Akagera National Park

8 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari Tour Rwanda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Tracking SafarisAfter a relaxed breakfast at your place of stay in Kigali, you embark on the tour to the Kigali genocide museum where the counts of the remains of the Rwandese that lost their lives in the bloody genocide are gathered to commemorate the horrific event that befell this country arising out of an ethnic conflict. The museum details the cause and effect of this genocide. You retreat from the Museum tour and embark on the transfer to Akagera National Park 135km about 2 ½ hour’s drive exploring the Rwandan countryside with the possible views of the traditional long horned cows at Rwamagana before proceeding to Akagera for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation:

Up market / Luxury: Ruzizi Tented Camp, Midrange / Standard: Akagera Game Lodge, Budget / Basic: Dereva Hotel

Day 3 of the 8 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari Tour Rwanda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Tracking Safaris: Undertake game drive / wild game viewing in the nmorning and Lake Ihema boat cruise in the afternoon

The rolling savannah landscapes of Akagera National Park is the only habitat of its kind in Rwanda with a myriad of wild game suitable to be explored on a safari like this. The early morning drive through the park presents opportunity to explore the range of species including elephants, Masaai Giraffe, Buffaloes, Topis, Roan Antelopes, leopards, Lions, waterbucks among others. The wild game viewing encounter lasts 3 – 4 hours after which you retreat to the lodge for relaxation and lunch. In the afternoon, you embark on the boat cruise on Lake Ihema. The Akagera National Park features the most extensive protected wetland system in central Africa. Lake Ihema one of the lakes in the park presents the likely views of Nile Crocodiles, Hippopotamus and water birds. Retire for dinner and overnight

Accommodation:
Up market / Luxury: Ruzizi Tented Camp, Midrange / Standard: Akagera Game Lodge, Budget / Basic: Dereva Hotel

Day 4 of the 8 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari Tour Rwanda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Tracking Safaris: Drive to Butare. Explore the Nyanza Palace en route and the National Institute for Rwandan Museums – the Ethnographic Museum upon arrival

8 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari Tour Rwanda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Tracking SafarisTransfer to Butare after breakfast. Butare is positioned in the south of Rwanda and was the major area of influence in the pre-colonial Rwanda and during the colonial era. You drive though Kigali city and proceed to make a stop at Nyanza Palace which is the Royal palace of the Kingdom of Rwanda established by King Musinga and later his successor King Rudahigwa. The palace also features an ancient architectural hut along with the traditional Inyambo cows and the King’s equipment. The traditional performance can be arranged for you on optional arrangement. You proceed to Butare for lunch after which you embark on the tour to the Ethnographic Museum also known as the National Institute of Rwandan Museums which features a range of 100,000 artifacts becoming the largest in Rwanda if not in the region of East Africa. The Museum depicts the heritage and history of Rwanda. Retire for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation:
Up market / Luxury: Barthos Hotel, Midrange / Standard: Hotel Faucon, Budget / Basic: Shalom Guesthouse

Day 5 of the 8 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari Tour Rwanda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Tracking Safaris: Visit the National Art Gallery at Rwesero, drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park and explore the tea plantations

Following breakfast at your lodge, you visit the Rwesero Art Museum which was built by King Rudahigwa but unfortunately passed away without occupying it. It houses a wide range of art painting and other impressive hand works. Proceed on the drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park arriving in time or lunch. Check in, have lunch and relax a little. In the afternoon, you embark on the visit to the Gisakura Tea Estates to encounter the tea growing process and it’s harvesting, you can participate in the experience to generate remarkable memories. Retire for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation:
Up market / Luxury: Nyungwe Forest Lodge, Midrange / Standard: Nyungwe Hill Top View Hotel, Budget / Basic: Gisakura Guesthouse

Day 6 of the 8 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari Tour Rwanda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Tracking Safaris: Do Chimpanzee trekking in the morning and afternoon Nyungwe canopy walk

13 Days Uganda gorilla safari, wildlife tour & hiking safari tourAfter breakfast, gather at the Headquarters of Nyungwe Forest National Park for Chimpanzee trekking experience. The briefing commences at 8am after which you set out to the forest in search of these precious apes. The trek can last 2 – 5 hours and the direct viewing is limited to one hour for purposes of conservation. The trek through the moist deciduous forest of Nyungwe presents a lovely encounter with lush flora, impressive bird species, forest fauna before encountering the Chimpanzees as they forage, copulate, patrol, socialize among other interesting aspects. The forest is also a home to other 12 species of Primate including the largest grouping of Black and White Colobus Monkeys in Africa. Retire for relaxation and lunch. In the afternoon, you embark on the Nyungwe Forest Canopy walk which is the first of its kind in the region of East Africa stretching to 40m and over 90m high presenting magnificent views of the forest and its inhabitants. The walk can last for 2 hours after which you retreat to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation
Up market / Luxury: Nyungwe Forest Lodge, Midrange / Standard: Nyungwe Hill Top View Hotel, Budget / Basic: Gisakura Guesthouse

Day 7 of the 8 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari Tour Rwanda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Tracking Safaris: Drive to Volcanoes National Park. Whole day drive enjoying the amazing sceneries along the Congo Nile divide trail

Following breakfast at the lodge, drive to Volcanoes National Park in the Rwanda’s north west 338km about 8 hours’ drive. The drive is whole day presenting fascinating views of the Rwanda’s countryside including the views of Lake Kivu and the resort town of Kibuye. Arrive in Volcanoes in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation:
Up market / Luxury: Mount Gorilla View Lodge / Virunga Lodge / Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge, Midrange / Standard: Hotel Lapalme / Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge, Budget / Basic: Muhabura Hotel

Day 8 of the 8 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari Tour Rwanda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Tracking Safaris: Do gorilla trekking in the Volcanoes National Park and drive to Kigali

5 Days Combined Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari TourGather at Kinigi ranger post to catch up with briefing commencing at 8am. The early arrival allows you to catch up with a warm cup of coffee as you watch the traditional Kinyarwanda performance going on. Attend to the briefing by the Park rangers in your respective gorilla families allocated to you after which you embark on the hike in the jungle in search of the endangered apes. The walk in the Volcanic dense jungle is accompanied by beautiful sights of lovely flora, unique sceneries including the eight Virunga mountain chain and the lakes below, the forest fauna including duikers, birds before approaching the critically endangered mountain gorillas that have thrived in the area for millions of years past. Explore the gentle giants foraging on their precious shrubs and other edibles, socialize, the silverback demonstrating its might, the young ones play among other interesting aspects. The entire trek takes 2 – 8 hours with direct viewing limited to one hour for purposes of conservation. The opportunity is availed to you to take as many photos as possible commemorating your lifetime gorilla safari experience. You retreat from the activity and transfer back to Kigali.

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