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8 Days Chimps, Gorillas, Dian fossey & Twin Lake

5 Days Rwanda Gorillas & Chimpanzee Safari

8 Days Chimps, Gorillas, Dian fossey & Twin Lake

Embark on an extraordinary 8-day journey through Rwanda, where each day unfolds as a tapestry of cultural immersion, wildlife exploration, and breathtaking landscapes. From the bustling city of Kigali to the serene shores of Lake Kivu and the lush forests of Nyungwe and Volcanoes National Park, this safari promises a holistic experience of Rwanda’s diverse offerings.

Day 1: Airport Pick – Kigali City Tour:

Upon arrival, you’ll be greeted at the airport and dive into the heart of Rwanda with a Kigali city tour. Explore poignant landmarks, museums, and vibrant markets, gaining a deeper understanding of the nation’s history and modern-day vibrancy.


Day 2: Through Butare Cultural Tour to Nyungwe Forest NP:

Embark on a picturesque drive through Butare, experiencing the cultural tapestry of Rwanda. Arrive at Nyungwe Forest National Park, a haven for primates and birds. Immerse yourself in the forest’s biodiversity and serenity.


Day 3: Nyungwe Forest Primates Walk:

Embark on a captivating primate walk in Nyungwe Forest, encountering chimpanzees, colobus monkeys, and a myriad of bird species. The immersive experience in this ancient rainforest unveils the wonders of Rwanda’s natural heritage.


Day 4: Nyungwe Forest – Kibuye:

Journey to Kibuye, a tranquil lakeside town on the shores of Lake Kivu. Delight in the serene beauty of the lake, explore local markets, and unwind in the peaceful surroundings, setting the stage for relaxation amid nature.


Day 5: Kibuye – Gisenyi Kingi:

Continue your exploration along the shores of Lake Kivu as you travel to Gisenyi Kingi. Engage with the local communities, discover the lakeshore’s hidden gems, and witness the interplay of culture and nature in this scenic region.

Day 6: Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park:

Embark on a remarkable journey to Volcanoes National Park for an awe-inspiring gorilla trekking adventure. Witness the intimate moments of mountain gorillas in their natural habitat, surrounded by the majestic Virunga Mountains.


Day 7: Dian Fossey Tomb Hike & Ibyiwachu:

Honor the legacy of conservationist Dian Fossey with a hike to her tomb, gaining insights into her pioneering work. Explore the Ibyiwachu cultural village, connecting with local traditions, and understanding the delicate balance between conservation and community.


Day 8: Depart for Kigali:

As your safari concludes, depart for Kigali with a heart full of memories. Reflect on the cultural encounters, wildlife spectacles, and scenic wonders that defined your journey through Rwanda. Depart with a profound appreciation for the diverse facets that make Rwanda a captivating destination.

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