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Explore the wonders of Rwanda on our 8 Days Luxury Rwanda Primate Tracking Tour that gives you a chance to take in a panoramic view of the scenic land of a thousand hills during a helicopter flight. Enquire Now Enjoy tracking mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National Park and chimpanzees in Nyungwe Forest National Park on this tour. Contact us to book this Rwanda tour.

8 Days Luxury Rwanda Primate Tracking Tour

Detailed Itinerary.

Day 1: Kigali Arrival of your flight at Kigali International Airport

Upon your arrival at Kigali International Airport, you will be received by our company representative, who will brief you on the 8 day tour and take you to a hotel already booked for you in Kigali for check in, dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation: Kigali Marriott Hotel.

Meals: (Dinner).

Day 2: Kigali City Tour – Helicopter Transfer to Musanze

After breakfast at the hotel, you will check out and start your city tour of Kigali, which will take you to the Gisozi Memorial Centre, Inema Arts, and Kimironko Local Market. After that, you’ll make your own arrangements to eat lunch at a chosen restaurant. Arrive at Kigali International Airport and make your way to Musanze Airstrip via picturesque helicopter. You will be driven by our driver guide to Singita Kwitonda Lodge, where the staff will meet you and help you with your check-in.

Day 3: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Eat an early breakfast at the lodge so that you may make it to the Gorilla Trek briefing at the park headquarters in time. Following that, you will be brought to the starting point of your guided walk, which is at 0800. The highlight will be spending an hour watching the enormous and amazingly peaceful gorillas go about their everyday lives; eating, playing, sleeping, and caring for their young. In addition to providing a safe haven for the endangered mountain gorilla, Volcanoes National Park is home to a diverse range of highland ecosystems, such as open grasslands, swamps, and healthy forests.

Day 4: Golden Monkey Trek – Cultural Experience

Head to the park headquarters in time for the 07h00 Golden Trek briefing after enjoying an early breakfast at the lodge. Usually, the tracking takes four hours. You will spend the allotted hour with the habituated families after you arrive, observing them as they go about their everyday lives. Volcanoes National Park’s trekking to view the Golden Monkeys is another attraction. A local subspecies of the common Sykes Monkey, popularly referred to as the “Blue Monkey,” the Golden Monkey (Cercopithecus Mitis Kandti) is native to the high-altitude woodlands. Playful and curious, the monkeys can be seen playing on the forest floor or leaping from bamboo branches. There are two habituated groups of Golden Monkeys. One group lives at the base of Mount Sabyinyo and has between 80 and 100 members. Return to the lodge for lunch after this unforgettable adventure. This afternoon, you’ll go on a guided stroll through one of the nearby towns to see how people go about their everyday lives; growing, weaving baskets, keeping bees locally, curling, churning butter, etc.

Day 5: Helicopter Flight to Nyungwe Forest National Park

After enjoying breakfast at the resort, make your way to the airstrip to catch a picturesque helicopter ride to Nyungwe Forest National Park. Arrive at the helipad of the One & Only Nyungwe House. The resort personnel will greet you and show you to the reception. helped with check-in and served a delicious hot lunch thereafter. At the resort, there are complimentary activities available throughout the afternoon, such as spear throwing, cycling, nature boot camp, and nature walks.

Day 6: Chimpanzee Tracking – Canopy Walk Experience

Get up early, have breakfast at the resort, then head to the park headquarters to get briefed before setting off on your guided walk. When you first approach the forest, it will be dark, but you can still see forest birds and colobus monkeys, among other primate species. Later, when it is daylight, you can also see chimpanzees. You’ll be starting the Canopy Walkway after the chimpanzee hiking. The Canopy Walkway is 160 metres long overall and is made up of three bridges and three towers. The Igishigishigi Trail includes a guided trip that includes the boardwalk. When you take this trip, a trained park guide will show you the forest canopy and discuss its importance to the ecosystem of the tropical rainforest.

Day 7: Waterfall Hike – Gisakura Tea Plantation Tour

After breakfast, you’ll go on an amazing adventure into the forest with your guides. Starting from the lodge, the waterfall trail descends into the forest, passing several streams and following level contour pathways through a series of tree-fern-covered ravines before reaching the base of a modest but picturesque cascade via a steep plunge. Travelling four hours one way, depending on how often you stop. After lunch, you will take part in a guided tour of the Gisakura Tea facility and plantation. Tea is Rwanda’s main export, as seen by the topography of the nation. Tea leaves blanket the mountains, their deep green colour a striking contrast to the azure skies, sun, and dirt roads.

Day 8: Helicopter Transfer To Kigali – Departure

Enjoy a leisurely morning meal at the lodge, then check out and get taken to the resort’s helipad to catch your flight back to Kigali. We’ll have our driving guide ready when you arrive. Make your way to a pre-selected restaurant for lunch. Following lunch, you’ll visit a few craft stores to look at and buy mementos, like Kaplaki, Gahaya Links, and House of Tayo, among others. After saying goodbye, help yourself to the Kigali International Airport and check in for your departure aircraft.

End of the 8 Days Luxury Rwanda Primate Tracking Tour.

The 8 Days Luxury Rwanda Primate Tracking Tour includes;

  • 1 Gorilla Permit per person.
  • 1 Chimpanzee Tracking Permit per person.
  • 1 Golden Monkey Permit per person.
  • Game Drive in Akagera.
  • Boat Cruise on Lake Ihema.
  • Accommodation and meals as indicated in the itinerary.
  • Park entrance fees.
  • Helicopter Flights.
  • Canopy Walk Experience.
  • Services of an experienced English-speaking driver guide.
  • Ground Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle.
  • Government Taxes.

However, the tour cost excludes; International flights, Visas, personal travel insurance, personal shopping bills, tips to local guides, souvenirs, alcoholic drinks, items of personal nature such as cigarettes, laundry etc.

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