8 day Rwanda Primate safari

We arrange 8 day Rwanda Primate safari, Rwanda Primate tour, Rwanda Primate trip, combine Rwanda Gorilla and Chimp Trekking tour and includes a Kigali city tour.

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$3500
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
8 days
Best months:
January - March, June - December
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Very Active - Trekking, mountain biking, kayaking
Safari type:
Cultural safaris Cultural Birding safaris Birding
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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Day 1, Arrival in Kigali
Upon arrival at Kanombe International Airport, you will be met by a Msafiri tours representative then you will be transferred to your Hotel for dinner and overnight stay at Hotel Chezlando/Step Town Motel/Okapi Hotel

Day 2, Kigali city tour and transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park
After breakfast, you will set out for the Kigali City tour. Visit the Genocide Memorial sites and the local village markets for a true Rwandan Cultural experience. Also visit the National cultural Museum in Butare and the Old King’s palace in Nyanza. Proceed with your journey to Nyungwe where you will reach in the evening. Dinner and overnight at Gisakura Guest house

Day 3, Chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe forest
Set out before day light for a chimpanzee tracking experience in Nyungwe Forest National Park. Before the activity, activity, you will first get the briefing from the Park rangers who will in details explain to you the rules for Chimpanzee trekking. When it comes to day light, you will already be in the forest. Also look out for the colobus monkeys, Varvet monkeys and so many other primates. Return to your lodge for lunch and refreshments and then later in the afternoon, go for the canopy walk to search for different bird species. Dinner and overnight at Gisakura Guest House/Nyungwe Forest Lodge

Day 4, Transfer to Gisenyi
After breakfast, you will transfer to Gisenyi near Goma. Drive a round Gisenyi town and this will offer you with beautiful views of the colonial houses and heavily flowered gardens. Have your lunch on one of the beaches of Lake Kivu after which you will relax from the beach. Dinner and Overnight stay at Kivu Serena Hotel

Day 5, Transfer to Ruhengeri
After breakfast, you will transfer to Ruhengeri. Spend the evening resting or alternatively you can go for a short Ruhengeri cultural tour. Dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/Kinigi Guest House/Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge

Day 6, Gorilla Tracking
After a fully served breakfast, you will report to the ORTPN offices for registration and briefing on the Gorilla tracking rules. After this, you will be allocated your Gorilla group and you will penetrate deep in the forest to search for these rare Mountain Gorillas. This experience is memorable and can not be forgotten easily. You can take as many pictures as you want and then after this, return back to your lodge for lunch and in the afternoon, you will visit the twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo. This will offer you stunning panoramic views of the volcanic mountains. Return to the Lodge for lunch or refreshments and in the afternoon, return back to Kigali. Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel Chezlando/Step Town Motel/Okapi Hotel

Day 7, Transfer to Akagera National park
After breakfast, you will transfer to Akagera National Park. You will reach in time for lunch after which you will go for the motor boat excursion trip on Lake Ihema for sight seeing and wildlife viewing. Dinner and overnight at Akagera Game Lodge

Day 8, Game drive and transfer back to Kigali
After breakfast, you will set out for the early morning game drive. Look out for animals like Buffaloes, lions, elephants, hyenas, Kobs, water bucks, bush bucks and so on. Return to the lodge for lunch and in the afternoon, you will return back to Kigali. Drop off will be at your Hotel or at the Airport for your departure flight back home

End of Safari

Msafiri Tours

- We offer private/custom safaris
- We offer group tours/safaris
- Our main focus is: Mid-level safaris
- We book pre/post-safari attractions
T: 256(0)790915453
Since: Mar 2014

Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

African buffalo
African buffalo
Baboon
Baboon
Bushbaby
Bushbaby
Chimpanzee
Chimpanzee
Elephant
Elephant
Giraffe
Giraffe
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Activities you can do

Bird watching
Bird watching
Boating / canoeing
Boating / canoeing
Fishing
Fishing
Game drives
Game drives
Night drives
Night drives
Photography
Photography
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