7 Day Rwanda Gorillas & Rain-forest Safari

This wonderful 6 night / 7-day tour visits the highlights of Rwanda, including the ancient mountain rainforest of Nyungwe – famous for its unique flora and fauna – as well as a tour to the Parc National des Volcans for a trek through the picturesque volcanic scenery in search of Mountain Gorillas.

Can be customized

You can request minor changes to the accommodations and destinations of this tour.

Private tour

This tour will be organized exclusively for you and won’t be shared with others.

Suitable for solo travelers

Solo travelers can book this private tour.

Can start any day

If availability permits, this tour can start on any day.

Suitable for all ages

This tour is suitable for children of all ages.

Can Be in Any Style

Can be Camping, lodges and tented camps.

Day 1

Pick up from Kigali airport and transfer to Kigali Serena Hotel for dinner and overnight (D).

Day 2

After breakfast, pick up and transfer to the airport for the flight to Kamembe. Met and transferred to Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel / One and Only Nyungwe House for 3 nights. After lunch at the lodge take an afternoon nature walk around the local area. Dinner and overnight at the lodge (B,L,D).

Day 3

After breakfast, transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park for a half-day trek. The Park is a unique habitat for thirteen species of primate including chimpanzees, l’Hoest’s monkeys, and owl-faced monkeys. The high-altitude rainforest floor boasts some of the most beautiful orchids in the world. Picnic lunch, or return to the lodge for lunch, then take an afternoon walk to a local village. Dinner and overnight at the lodge. (B, L, D).

Day 4

Breakfast at the lodge is followed by a choice of either the Nyungwe Canopy Walk or a Chimpanzee Trek (extra cost for either). As you walk under the canopy of majestic trees, a large group of semi-wild Colobus Monkeys can be seen feeding on wild figs and jumping from branch to branch. Picnic lunch or lunch at the lodge. Afternoon at leisure to enjoy the amenities at the lodge. Dinner and overnight at the lodge. (B, L, D).

Day 5

After breakfast, pick up and transfer to the airport for the flight back to Kigali. You will be met and transferred to Mountain Gorilla View Lodge /Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel / Virunga Lodge near Parc National des Volcans for 2 nights. Lunch at the lodge. An afternoon to relax and enjoy the beautiful surrounding landscape. Dinner and overnight at the lodge. (B, L, D).

Day 6

After an early breakfast and as the first light of the dawn breaks through the curtain of mist clinging to the summits of Karisimbi, Bisoke, Sabyniyo, Gahinga, and Muhabura, we make our way into the Parc National des Volcans in search of Mountain Gorillas. Afternoon at leisure – optional excursions available (payable locally). Dinner and overnight at the lodge. (B, L, D).

Day 7

Breakfast at the lodge. You may have time to take optional excursions from the lodge (payable locally and depending on your onward flight times). Later take the scenic transfer back to Kigali and drop off at Kigali Airport (B).
Important Note: Once purchased, gorilla permits are non-refundable.

 Please note that a supplement of $38 per person applies for taking the Chimpanzee Trek instead of the Nyungwe Canopy Walk due to the extra cost of the official permit.

Package includes:-

  • 1 Gorilla Permit at $1500 per person
  • All transfers and airport assistance
  • All accommodation and meals as stated
  • Mineral Water
  • All transportation in 4×4 vehicles
  • English speaking park guide
  • English speaking driver/guide

Package excludes:-

  • Optional excursions from lodge
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Drinks
  • Travel Insurance

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