8 Days Primates of Rwanda

8 Days Primates of Rwanda

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We bring you one of our most budget – friendly 8-day Rwanda primates safari. Expect to see up to 15 primate species on this trip, including gorillas and chimps!!! This trip includes two of Rwanda’s most important and well-known forest national parks: Nyungwe Forest National Park and Volcanoes National Park.

Day 1:Arrival at Kigali International airport

Arrive at Kigali Airport. Meet and great with your guide and transfer to your hotel.

Day 2: Kigali – Butare – Nyungwe Forest National Park

Transfer to Butare (Huye) where it is possible to visit the National Museum and Nyanza Hill. Afterwards transfer to Nyungwe Forest national park, a home to over 1068 flora species, among these species 200 species are tree species including orchids, giant lobelia and vegetation zones such as sub-alpine vegetation dominated by shrubs and bamboo.

Day 3: Nyungwe Forest National Park

Early morning Chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe Forest. Optional walk to the waterfall or visit to the Angolan Black Colobus monkeys (both activities optional).Nyungwe Forest is East Africa’s largest forests, with 13 monkey species, including chimpanzees, Angolan Black Colobus, Mona Monkey and Owl Faced Monkeys.

Day 4: Nyungwe Forest National Park

Go for a nature walk or bird watching, make the primate walk, make the canopy walk or do the waterfall trail (one activity included).

Day 5: Nyungwe Forest National Park – Kibuye

Transfer to Kibuye by the shores of Lake Kivu. Relax at the shores of this beautiful lake. It is possible to make a walk along the lake or visit a vising village or make an optional boat trip on the lake.

Day 6: Kibuye – Volcanoes National Park

Today we drive to the Volcanoes National Park. It is possible to visit the local people or the pygmies (both activities optional).Volcanoes National Park is a unique jungle, with many monkey species, including the endemic Golden Monkeys. Volcanoes National Park is part of the Virunga Mountains, covering Uganda, Rwanda and Congo, and one of the two places in the world where you can find Mountain Gorillas!

Day 7:Volcanoes National Park

Gorilla tracking!!! Early morning departure with your ranger to search for one of the world’s most interesting and endangered animals, the Mountain Gorilla! You will spend one hour with one of our closest relatives. An experience you will never forget.

Day 8:Volcanoes National Park – Kigali

After breakfast drive to Kigali for your outbound flight.

Prices ranges from $ 3000

Package Inclusions 

  • Car hire services  
  • Services of an English-speaking guide 
  • Accommodation on a Full board basis
  • Visit to the National museum
  • Gorilla trekking experience 
  • Lunch en-routes 
  • 1 litter bottled water per day


  • Visit to black Angolan monkey
  • Canopy Walk
  • Boat trip on lake Kivu

Package exclusions 

  • Air ticket and visa fees (can be done on personal arrangements)

  • All items of personal nature (Laundry services)

  • Beverages and drinks that are alcoholic

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