7 Days Rwanda Chimpanzee, colobus monkey trekking.

Safari summary:

Our 7 days Rwanda safari takes you to one of those lost senses  of nature . Enjoy the hidden treasure of Rwandas biggest Montana forest of Nyungwe for a memorable chimpanzee and colubus monkey trekking as well as a one of Africa’s highest canopy walk in the heart of this forest, visit the  Kigali Genocide memorial sit, track  the mountain gorilla in the Volcanoes before your relaxed moment on one of those volcanic formed lakes of Kivu.

Safari highlights.

  • Canopy walk.
  • Trek chimpanzee
  • Gorilla tracking
  • Visit the Genocide memorial site.

Day 1 : On arrival at the Kigali International Airport ,Meet and shake hands with our representative , your safari  driver guide who will then transfer you to your respective hotel for briefing about your whole itinerary,dine and overnight.

Accommodation options: Hotel Milcoline, Hotel Chezi-Lando, Frame tree Hotel, Kigali Serena Hotel.

Meal plan : Half board.

Day 2 : Transfer to Nyungwe Forest west of Rwanda . Nyungwe forest is one of the greatly safeguarded Montana rain forest in the whole of Africa. It extends over an expanse of 970 sq km and offers breathtaking scenery looking over the forest plus the beautiful Lake Kivu . Lunch en route will not be avoided as well as a magnificent visit to the institute of National museum of Rwandas Ethnographic museum before you take on the beautiful views of Gisakura tea estates towards your check in.

Accommodation options: Gisakura Guest House, Top View lodge, One And Onely Nyungwe House ( High End)

Meal plan: Half board.

Day 3: Chimpanzee and colobus monkey trekking or canopy walk.
After breakfast proceed for chimpanzee trekking Nyungwe forest, the cyamundongo sector.This forest is home to huge chimpanzees troops , L’Hoest’s monkeys ,the white Angolan Colobus monkeys, over 270 different species of trees, more than 20 species of mammals, 275 species of birds plus a profusion of orchids as well as butterflies. Trekking usually goes for 3 to 6 hours and later reunite with your guide and drive back for lunch. Take on the colobus monkey trekking later in the evening before settling for dinner and over night.

Accommodation options: Gisakura Guest House, Top View Nyungwe, One And Only Nyungwe House (High End)

Meal plan :Full board.

Day 4 : A cup of Rwandan coffee will be a good idea before you embark on long drive of the Kivu belt with fantastic views of the island doted lake Kivu ,the Democratic Republic of Congo, Gishwati forest reserve and the Pfunda tea estates before a relaxed  evening at the Kivu beaches.

Accommodation options: Paladise Malahide, Kivu Serena Hotel.

Meal plan :Half board.

Day 5 : Wake up at leisure with a beautiful sun rise from the PARC -National Des -Virunga and take a boat cruise up to the nearby islands before a 70 km drive to the volcanoes National park of the virunga massif.

Accommodation options: La-Bamboo lodge, Da- Vince lodge, Five Volcanoes, Mountain Gorilla View Lodge, Sabinyo Silver back lodge.

Meal plan: Half board.

Day 6 : Following your breakfast,  drive towards the briefing center before the golden monkey trekking begins. For 2 to 6 hours on the slopes of the Virunga mountain ranges, enjoy  the interaction with these rear small monkeys for usually 2 hours of actual viewing as well as photo sessions before you descend down the slopes to re unite with your guide for lunch.Engage in  community walk to interact with the native Ibyuwachu cultural extravaganza that showcases that rich cultural heritage of an accent Rwanda before your dinner and over night.

Accommodation options: La-Bamboo lodge, Da – Vince lodge, Mountain Gorilla View lodge, Five Volcanoes, Sabinyo Silver back lodge.

Meal plan:Full board.

Day 7: Drive to Kigali for your lunch with the possible visit to the Kigali Genocide memorial site which was commemorated for the remembrance of the million Rwandes who lost their lives during the  1994 ethnic crashes and later transfer  to the airport for your departure flight.