Volcanoes & Akagera National Parks

From $2,060

Rwanda Gorilla & Chimp Tracking Safari for 5 Days

Tour Overview

Rwanda Gorilla Safari + Chimps Trekking Tour, Rwanda Primates safari includes chimpanzee tracking, Gorilla trekking, and other attractions. This safari starts and ends in Kigali. We begin with Parc National des Volcans for gorilla trekking as well as Nyungwe Forest National Park for chimpanzee tracking and lastly return to Kigali.

Trip Highlights

  • Kigali City Tour
  • Mountain Gorilla Trekking
  • Chimpanzee Trekking
  • Canopy Walk

Trip Inclusions

  • Safari Vehicle Transportation
  • An expert English-speaking driver/guide
  • All Accommodation and meals
  • One gorilla permit
  • All park entrance fees
  • Activities as specified in the itinerary


  • International flights
  • Visas and personal travel insurance
  • All drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature


Day 1

mountain gorillas in Mgahinga gorilla national park of Uganda in Kisoro district

Arrival in Kigali

Upon arrival at Kanombe airport in Kigali, our guide will be glad to welcome you to Rwanda, the land of a thousand hills. You will surely appreciate the natural beauty of the country along with its calm environment. Our guide will drive you to your hotel and check-in.
our accommodation ranges from luxury, moderate, budget, and Camping, Whichever you choose, you will have a comfortable stay with the beautiful scenery of the area. Have dinner and rest.


Luxury Accommodation: Retreat Heaven Lodge Kigali or Kigali Seran Hotel

Moderate Accommodation: Chez Lando Hotel

Day 2

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Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park.

Have a lovely breakfast and drive off to Nyungwe National Park. The journey is quite interesting as you will see beautiful scenery surrounding the area. Our guide will drive slowly to enable you to enjoy your safari and capture the best pictures. You will make stopovers and the first one will be at the Butare National Museum, Malaba coffee factory, Nyanza (Rukali), and other adventurous areas.


Luxury Accommodation: Nyungwe Forest Lodge

Moderate Accommodation: Nyungwe Top View Hotel

Moderate Accommodation: Gisakura Guest House.

Day 3

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Chimpanzee tracking /Canopy walk/nature walk/birding.

Wake up early morning and have breakfast. Proceed to Nyungwe forest for chimpanzee tracking with the help of the rangers. The rangers know the best spots where you can easily track the chimpanzees. As you hike through the forest, you will come across other primates like monkeys, these will excite you as you get closer to the chimpanzees. Birds will be all over and for birdwatchers, this is the best place to be. Getting a chance to see these chimpanzees is breathtaking, you will see them play, rest, and feed. You are allowed to take as many pictures as you can. In the afternoon, you go for a forest nature walk to see the Twin Lakes. You will spot different species of birds. dinner and overnight in Nyungwe.

Day 4

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Transfer from Nyungwe to Volcanoes National Park.

Early morning have a beautiful breakfast and drive off to Volcanoes National Park. As you enjoy the ride, you will see Lake Kivu and take pictures of the beautiful area. Have lunch en route and continue with our interesting drive. Our accommodations range from luxury, moderate, budget, and Camping. All these accommodations offer a magnificent view of the park.


Luxury Accommodation: Ingagi Park View Lodge or Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

Moderate Accommodation: Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge

Moderate Accommodation: Muhabura Hotel

Day 5

Gorilla trekking adventure and transfer back to Kigali.

Have an exquisite breakfast and go to the park headquarters at Kinigi for a briefing about gorillas and a meeting with the rangers. Hiking through the jungle will be amazing, but some level of physical fitness is required as you track the gorillas. The activity takes about 2 to 6 hours. Getting a chance to come face to face with the gorillas is adventurous, these are seen in groups as they do their daily routine work; mothers feeding their young ones, playing, resting as well and feeding.

You spend only one hour in the presence of the gorillas. After a memorable day with the gorillas, return to the headquarters and drive back to Kigali and if you have a flight, proceed to the airport.

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