Day 1: Arrival
Airport transfer, upon your arrival you will be welcomed by our staff who will drive you to your hotel for relaxation and overnight. If time allows you can take a short city tour.
Day 2: transfer to nyungwe forest national park.
In the morning at 8;00am,you will be picked from the hotel and transfer to nyungwe forest NP.on the way you will visit the nyanza palace ,murambi memorial and butare museum enroute .your lunch will be enroute and continue for dinner and overnight stay at nyungwe forest lodge
Day 3: chimp tracking.
Have early breakfast and go for briefing at the park headquarters.you will be told the do’s and don’ts while with the chimps before entering the forest .Enjoy them feeding playing around while taking observation and photographs.in the afternoon ,you may go for colobus monkeys among others .dinner and overnight at gisakua guest house.
Day 4: canopy and nature walks
After breakfast ,you will go for a canopy walk within the expecting to enjoy the beautiful sight andsounds of different bird species as the rwenzori turacos ,hornbills among others. you will also have a self-guided walk after lunch the around the nearby environment. Dinner and overnight stay at strong nyungwe forest lodge.
Day 5: Drive to Lake Kivu
Take breakfast and head to lake kivu,enjoy a breath –taking scenery of the virunga mountains and the green vegetation enroute .You will have and proceed for either a boat cruise along lake kivu or relaxing on the shores.Dinner and overnight at waterfront resort
Day 6: Transfer to volcanoes and golden monkey tracking
Take breakfast and drive to volcanic national park to catch up with the golden monkey tracking activity. These are most endangered primate species at parc des volcans. In the evening, you may go for cultural walk to watch for cultural entertainment by the banyarwanda community. Dinner and overnight stay at mountain gorilla view hotel
Day 7: mountain gorilla tracking. You will have an early breakfast and head to the park headquarters to be briefed before entering the forest to track the gorillas. The hiking may take about 1-8 hours depending on the movement of the gentle giants. Once found, a maximum of one hour is given for photography, observation and enjoying them feeding or playing around .Dinner and overnight stay at mountain gorilla view hotel.
Day 8: Transfer to Kigali city tour and departure
Enjoy your breakfast and drive back to Kigali reaching early for a city tour in Kigali where you will visit nyamata church, local markets, genocide museum among others .later, proceed to the airport to the airport to catch up with your scheduled flight back home .you may as well have the above tour in a reverse order or include other activities you want included in the itinerary.
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