Rwanda Primate & Birding Safari

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$3000
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
7 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Very Active - Trekking, mountain biking, kayaking
Safari type:
Cultural safaris Cultural Birding safaris Birding
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Day 1: Kanombe Airport - Kigali

Upon arrival at Kanombe airport. Meet and greet with a Trek East Africa representative before transferring to Kigali for overnight at Chez Lando or equivalent. Meal Plan: Bed & Breakfast.

Day 2: Kigali - Nyungwe Forest

After breakfast, set off for Nyungwe Forest National Park. Enroute stop over at Palace of Rwanda’s Former King in Nyanza. Proceed and visit cultural Museum in Butare. Lunch break then drive Nyungwe Forest. The drive takes you past tea plantations and homesteads of Rwandese people. Overnight stay at ORTPN Gisakura Guest House. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 3: Nyungwe Forest

Start the morning with a guided nature walk in the forest. This walk may yield sightings birds such as Black and White Casqued Hornbill plus other animals.Also look out for Colubus Monkeys.  Lunch break before retiring for overnight at ORTPN Gisakura Guest House. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 4: Nyungwe Forest -  Parc National des Volcans

Late breakfast, then drive Ruhengeri via Gisenyi. Overnight stay at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 5: Parc National Des Volcans

Early breakfast, then transfer to Kinigi park headquarters from where you will be briefed on the do's and dont's while in the forest. Proceed into Parc National des Volcans to track the Mountain Gorillas. Later retire at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge for overnight stay. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 6: Parc National des Volcans

Late breakfast, then drive back to Kigali.  Overnight stay at Hotel Chez Lando or equivalent. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 7: Kigali - Kanombe Airport

Late breakfast, then take on a city tour of Kigali. Tour includes visits to traditional craft shops and some the genocide memorial site (s).

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Trek East Africa Safaris

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Since: Jul 2009

Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

African buffalo
African buffalo
Baboon
Baboon
Chimpanzee
Chimpanzee
Hyena
Hyena
Jackal
Jackal
Leopard
Leopard
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Activities you can do

Bird watching
Bird watching
Cultural / Tribal visits
Cultural / Tribal visits
Photography
Photography
Shopping/markets
Shopping/markets
Trekking
Trekking
Farm visits
Farm visits
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