Experience special primate viewing activities in Rwanda and Congo on a trip to the world renowned primate parks of Nyungwe forest and Kahuzi Beiga National park. The trip takes you to two celebrated primate experiences in both Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo.

TRIP ITINERARY

Day 1: Chimpanzee watching paradise

Upon arrival or after breakfast, you will be transferred to Nyungwe forest for your two nights stay at either Nyungwe Forest Lodge (Luxury)/Nyungwe, Top View Lodge(Deluxe),Gisakura Guest House.(Budget).During the drive a visit to Murambi genocide,Butare national museum  and Nyanza kings palace are a must being sited close to the highway to Nyungwe forest. At whatever lodge or hotel you chose, meals are delicious; staffs are friendly and knowledgeable making your stay the best while in Nyungwe.

Day 2: Morning chimpanzee trekking, afternoon colobus monkey /canopy walk

After breakfast you will transfer to the Nyungwe headquarter for chimpanzee briefing famed as the playground of chimps in Africa. Later move to the starting point of the chimp hiking trial for the day’s primate experience. Other primates to meet up are baboons, black and white colobus monkeys, velvet monkeys, bush babies, etc. Afternoon activities are optional depending on one’s interest, either chose to go back to the forest for the colobus monkey trek or the canopy walk.

Day 3: Nyungwe forest- Bukavu Congo  

Wake up ready for the scenic drive to Democratic republic of Congo for new primate encounters. When it comes to amazing gorilla racking tours, Congo has outstanding life changing gorilla tracking experience for both low land and mountain gorillas. KuhuziBeiga National park always second to none in lowland gorilla tracking tour experience open year round for all tourists willing to meet lowland gorillas in their home. Expect to be at the park in the time for lunch with an afternoon free for other park explorations.Meals and overnight stay at Horizon hotel budget or Orchids Safari Club mid-range & Lodge coco Lodge.

Day 4: Lowland gorilla trek

After breakfast and briefing, the day’s main activity kicks off with manageable hiking inside the forest in the guidance of park rangers who know where the gorillas spend the night before the trek. The trek talks between 1-4 hours and guests always return with happy faces a sign of joy and happiness. As it’s known, meeting mountain gorillas is a very unique and terrific experience for whoever encounters them for the one hour of photography and observation. Surely it’s one of the most wildlife experiences one should take on in life. Meals and overnight stay at your lodge of day 3.

Day 5: Depart for Kigali

Take leisure breakfast before heading back to Kigali for the drop off at your hotel or airport.

End of the Safari

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