Embark on a thrilling 5-day Rwanda Primate Safari and immerse yourself in the fascinating world of primates. This tour, offered by Rwanda Gorilla Trek, the destination expert in Safaris to Rwanda, allows you to explore two of Rwanda’s top national parks: Nyungwe Forest National Park and Volcanoes National Park. Get ready for an unforgettable adventure as you encounter rare and endangered primates in their natural habitats. From gorilla trekking to chimpanzee tracking, this safari promises incredible wildlife encounters and cultural experiences.
Upon your arrival at Kigali International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by our guide. After a brief introduction, you will embark on a scenic drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park, located in the southwestern part of Rwanda. The journey will take you through beautiful landscapes, rolling hills, and charming villages, giving you a glimpse of Rwanda’s natural beauty. Once you arrive at Nyungwe Forest, you will check into your selected accommodation and have the rest of the day at leisure to relax and prepare for the exciting adventures ahead.
After a delicious breakfast, you will set off on an unforgettable chimpanzee tracking experience in Nyungwe Forest National Park. Accompanied by experienced guides, you will venture into the dense forest in search of these incredible primates. As you trek through the forest, listen to the sounds of nature, and keep an eye out for other primate species, such as colobus monkeys and vervet monkeys. Once you find the chimpanzees, you will have the opportunity to observe them up close, witnessing their playful behaviour and learning about their social dynamics. After spending a magical time with the chimps, you will return to your lodge for a relaxing evening.
After breakfast, bid farewell to Nyungwe Forest and embark on a scenic journey to Volcanoes National Park in the northern part of Rwanda. This drive will take you through picturesque landscapes, including tea plantations, rural communities, and stunning views of the Virunga Mountains. Upon reaching Volcanoes National Park, known for its population of endangered mountain gorillas, you will check into your chosen accommodation and have the remainder of the day at leisure. Take this opportunity to rest and recharge, as tomorrow you will embark on an extraordinary gorilla trekking experience.
Today is the highlight of your safari as you undertake an exhilarating gorilla trekking adventure in Volcanoes National Park. After an early breakfast, you will proceed to the park headquarters, where you will receive a briefing from knowledgeable park rangers. The rangers will provide you with important information about gorilla behaviour, safety guidelines, and etiquette to follow during the trek. You will then be assigned to a specific gorilla group and begin your trek through the lush forest. As you navigate the terrain, your guide will share insights about the flora and fauna of the park. Once you locate the gorilla family, you will have a truly awe-inspiring hour to observe these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat. Witness their playful interactions, grooming rituals, and nurturing bonds between the gorilla mothers and their offspring. This encounter is a rare and humbling experience that will leave a lasting impression. After the trek, you will return to your lodge to relax and reflect on this remarkable day.
On your final day, after breakfast, you will visit the Ibyiwachu Cultural Village, offering you a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the vibrant Rwandan culture. Engage with the local community, participate in traditional activities, and gain insights into their customs and way of life. Learn traditional dance moves, try your hand at craft-making, and savour the flavours of Rwandan cuisine. The cultural village provides a captivating showcase of the country’s rich heritage. In the afternoon, you will depart for Kigali, where you can either continue your journey or transfer to the airport for your departure flight.
Littlerock Safaris offers a wide range of unforgettable adventures in Uganda. In addition to Queen Elizabeth and Murchison Falls Safari, we also provide trips to Murchison Falls, Lake Mburo, Jinja, Wanale Ridge, Chimpanzee Tracking, Sipi Falls, and many more exciting destinations. Experience the wonders of Uganda with our expert guides, comfortable accommodations, and exceptional service. Contact us to plan your next adventure with Littlerock Safaris.
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