6 Days Gorilla Safari

Craving for a 6 days experience in Rwanda? This 6 Days Rwanda safari package highlights two exceptional primate experiences in Nyungwe Forest National Park and Volcanoes National Park plus a leisure day at Lake Kivu.

6 Days Gorilla Safari

6 Days Rwanda Safari Overview

This safari package takes you to Nyungwe Forest National Park for Chimpanzee Trekking, Volcanoes National Park for gorilla trekking and Lake Kivu for leisure activities.

Safari Day by Day

Please note that you can request for this package to be customized to match your preferences. Seed detailed safari plan below.

Day 1: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park

Our tour guide will pick you up in Kigali and transfer you to Nyungwe Forest National Park in the southern province of Rwanda. You will have your lunch en route and visit places like the ethnographic museum of Rwanda and the former presidential palace in Nyanza before climaxing your drive to Nyungwe Forest.

Overnight at Nyungwe Forest Lodge for luxury stay, Nyungwe Top Hill View Lodge for comfortable stay or Gisakura Guest House for budget stay.

Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner

Driving Time: 6 Hours

Day 2: Chimpanzee Trekking and Canopy Walk

Wake up early morning and head to the forests to locate the chimpanzees before they rise. Chimpanzees move at a very high pace when awake hence, better if you locate them before they wake up and spend time around them.

In the afternoon you get to enjoy the magical Nyungwe Forest National Park canopy walk. This experience can only be experienced in Rwanda in the whole of East Africa.

Overnight at Nyungwe Forest Lodge for luxury stay, Nyungwe Top Hill View Lodge for comfortable stay or Gisakura Guest House for budget stay.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Transfer to Lake Kivu

This day you transfer to Lake Kivu driving through the Congo Nile Divide Trail. When you arrive, you will relax at the beaches and engage in a few watersport activities.

Overnight at Lake Kivu Serena Hotel for luxury stay or Hotel Paradise Malahide for comfortable stay.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Driving Time: Approx. 3 Hours

Day 4: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Transfer to Volcanoes National Park in Musaze. In the afternoon, you will visit the mysterious Musanze Caves and after retire at your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Overnight at Bisate Eco Lodge for luxury stay, Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge for comfortable stay or Kinigi Guest House for budget stay.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Driving Time: 1.30 Hours

Day 5: Mountain Gorilla Trekking

Wake up early morning and report to the park headquarters by 7:00 am for the morning briefing meeting and after head to the jungles to search for gorillas. When you finally locate the mountain gorillas, you will spend one hour around them and return to the park headquarters for your respective gorilla trekking certificates.

In the afternoon, you will head for a magical cultural experience at Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village and return to your lodge for an overnight.

Overnight at Bisate Eco Lodge for luxury stay, Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge for comfortable stay or Kinigi Guest House for budget stay.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6: Golden Monkey Trekking, City Tour and Departure

Being the last day of your safari, you will trek golden monkeys in the morning and transfer to Kigali City for a city tour. After the city tour, you will get transferred to Kigali International Airport to catch up with your flight back home.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Driving Time: 2 Hours

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