6 Days Chimpanzee and Gorilla Tracking Tour

The 6 Days Chimpanzee and Gorilla Tracking Tour takes you Chimpanzee Tracking Adventure Tour in Nyungwe Forest National Park and Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda.

Trip Highlights

Day 1: Arrival and City Tour

Day 2: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park

Day 3: Chimpanzee Tracking in Nyungwe Forest National Park

Day 4: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Day 5: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Day 6: Departure to Kigali

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and City Tour

On arrival at the Kigali International Airport you will be picked up by a company driver guide who will transfer you on a city Tour around Kigali City and neighboring Towns with Genocide Memorials and National Museums with survivors of the Genocide who narrate and tell stories about the tragic Genocide in which many people lost their lives, families and friends. After the city Tour, transfer to Check-in your lodge/ hotel for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight. Serena Hotel Kigali, Five to Five Hotel, Hotel Chezlando.

Day 2: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park

Wake up have breakfast then with your luggage embark on a transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park a journey that takes 5-6 hours with lunch en-route. After a while on driving, reach the Park then transfer to your lodge/ hotel for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight. One & Only Nyungwe House, Nyungwe Top Hill View Hotel, Gisakura Guesthouse.

Day 3: Chimpanzee Tracking in Nyungwe Forest National Park

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to the Nyungwe Forest National park headquarters for briefing on the Dos and Don’ts around the Chimpanzee in their natural habitat then later in groups of 8 transfer to track the Chimpanzees for 2-4 hours and when you meet them only an hour is allowed in their presence taking numerous photos to keep for memories. After tracking, proceed back to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. One & Only Nyungwe House, Nyungwe Top Hill View Hotel, Gisakura Guesthouse.

Day 4: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Wake up have breakfast then with your luggage embark on a transfer to Volcanoes National Park located in Ruhengeri District and the only destination in Rwanda that offers remarkable Mountain Gorilla Trekking Adventures to all travelers from all over the globe that visit Rwanda.

The journey take you 6-7 hours with en-route lunch and when you reach Ruhengeri, transfer on a guided nature walk to the Tea Plantations where you will learn about Tea processing. After your adventure, transfer to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Mountain Gorilla View Lodge, Sabinyo Silverback Lodge, Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge.

Day 5: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Wake up early have breakfast and transfer to the Volcanoes National Park headquarters for briefing on the Dos and Don’ts around the Mountain Gorillas. After in groups of 8 with a skilled park ranger penetrate the forest and track the rare Mountain Gorillas in their natural vegetation habitat for 3-5 hours depending on their current location at the time. After meeting them, spend an hour with them taking many photos to keep for memories. Return to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Mountain Gorilla View Lodge, Sabinyo Silverback Lodge, Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge.

Day 6: Departure to Kigali

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to the stunning city of Kigali then Kigali International Airport to board your flight back home.

Safari Includes
  • Full Time English Speaking Guide
  • Gorilla Trekking permit
  • Chimpanzee Tracking Permit
  • Park Entrance Fees
  • Full board accommodation as per the itinerary
  • Drinking water while on the tour
  • Ground transportation and fuel as per the itinerary
Safari Excludes
  • Personal Items
  • Tips
  • Visas