5 DAYS LUXURY PRIMATE TOUR RWANDA

Get the best of your primate adventure on 5 days luxury primate tour Rwanda. This is one of the best luxury safari packages set for you to get up close with different species of primates in Rwanda’s premier primate safari destinations. This package includes 4 nights and meals in an up-market lodge in respective primate safari parks.

This luxury primate safari lets you go chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe Forest National Park and gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park. What distinguishes this safari from other packages is the fact that you have opportunity to come across other species of primates including L’Hoest monkeys, vervet monkeys, red tailed monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys and forest bird species.

Activities to do on the 5 days luxury primate tour

  • Chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe
  • Canopy walk in Nyungwe Forest National Park
  • Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park
  • Golden monkey tracking in Volcanoes National Park
  • Visit the Twin Lake-Ruhondo and Burera

Brief itinerary of your 5 days luxury primate tour Rwanda

Day 1: Depart Kigali for Nyungwe Forest National Park

Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking and canopy walks in Nyungwe Forest National Park

Day 3: Transfer from Nyungwe to Volcanos National Park

Day 4: Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes and visit the Twin Lakes

Day 5: Golden monkey tracking in Volcanoes and return to Kigali

Detailed itinerary of your 5 days luxury primate tour Rwanda

Day 1: Depart Kigali for Nyungwe Forest National Park

Depart Kigali after breakfast for Nyungwe Forest National Park. This is one of the best primate safari parks in Rwanda which is worth visiting for chimpanzee tracking. It is positioned in the Southern Province of Rwanda and it is accessible about 6 hours’ drive. En-route, you will make a stopover at Butare and later, enjoy lunch before transferring to your luxury lodge in Nyungwe National Park.

Luxury lodges in Nyungwe Forest National Park

  • Nyungwe Forest Lodge
  • One&Only Nyungwe House

Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking and canopy walks in Nyungwe Forest National Park

Day 2 of your 5 days luxury primate tour Rwanda begins with a hefty breakfast and later, transfer to Uwinka Visitor Center; a briefing point for you to know the set safety measures for chimpanzee tracking. The actual search for chimpanzees begins at 8:00am but this will last about 2 to 4 hours. Once you come across chimps, you will be allowed to spend 1 hour with them, take pictures and then get back to your respective up-market lodge to relax, share your day experiences.

A canopy walk starts at 2:00pm and this takes you through a suspended walk way about 50 meters from the ground. However, you will enjoy remarkable view of varied primates, birds and also the forest canopy.

Luxury lodges in Nyungwe Forest National Park

  • Nyungwe Forest Lodge
  • One&Only Nyungwe Hotel

Day 3: Transfer to Volcanos National Park

Have a hefty breakfast from your luxury lodge and after, check out ready to embark on about 6 hours’ drive to Volcanoes National Park.

Luxury lodges in Volcanoes National Park

  • Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
  • Bisate Eco-Lodge
  • Virunga Lodge

Day 4: Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes and visit the Twin Lake

After breakfast and with your packed lunch plus bottled water, gather at Kinigi for briefing on gorilla trekking guidelines and also to be allocated to gorilla family. At 8:00am, begin your 2-6 hours’ gorilla trek experience but this also cover 1 hour of magical encounter once you come across a gorilla group. Later, walk back to your luxury lodge to chill as you wait for the afternoon visit to the beautiful twin lakes; Lake Burera and Lake Ruhondo.

Luxury lodges in Volcanoes National Park

  • Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
  • Bisate Eco-Lodge
  • Virunga Lodge

Day 5: Golden monkey tracking and drive back to Kigali

Breakfast will be served to you at your respective luxury lodge and after, expect to assemble at Kinigi park headquarters once again to be briefed on golden monkey tracking guidelines. You will begin the actual trek to see golden monkeys at 8:00am and this will take you from 2 to 4 hours. Once you come across golden monkeys, only 1 hour will be allowed for you to take photos, learn about their behaviors and a lot more.

End of your 5 days luxury primate tour Rwanda

Tour includes

  • Gorilla permit at $1500
  • Golden monkey permit
  • Visit to the Twin lakes
  • Bottled water
  • Transportation in a 4×4 luxury safari car
  • Relevant government taxes
  • Fulltime English-speaking tour guide

Tour excludes

  • Tips
  • Visa fees
  • Telephone calls
  • Cigarettes
  • Optional activities
  • Laundry services
  • Hotel fees after the trip

 

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5.00 based on 2 reviews
August 21, 2015

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August 21, 2015

I had a wonderful time during the trip. The guide was informative, friendly and attentive to our entire group! I definitely plan to be a returning customer and recommend this to my friends and family!

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