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5-Day Gorilla and Chimpanzee Tracking in Rwanda

The 5 Days Rwanda Gorilla and Chimpanzee safari takes you for gorilla trekking and chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe Forest. The scenery at Volcanoes National Park is one of the most breathtaking in Africa. While, Nyungwe Forest has a large number of amazing primates in Rwanda.


As you step off to Kigali International Airport, a sense of excitement fills the air as you embark on your 5-day Gorilla and Chimpanzee in Rwanda. you will be welcomed and greeted by our knowledgeable safari guide, you'll be whisked away on a picturesque journey through the Rwandan countryside towards Ruhengeri township, nestled in the foothills of the majestic Virunga volcanoes. The drive is a feast for the eyes, with lush green landscapes rolling past your window and the distant silhouettes of the volcanic peaks beckoning you closer. Arriving at your accommodation, you'll settle in and savor a delicious lunch that tantalizes your taste buds with local flavors. As the day fades into evening, you'll have a chance to unwind and reflect on the adventure that lies ahead. The anticipation of encountering Rwanda's iconic mountain gorillas fills you with a sense of wonder and awe, setting the stage for an unforgettable experience in the heart of Volcanoes National Park.

After a breakfast at your lodge, you'll make your way to to Volcanoes national park with Packed lunch to embark on a journey into the lush forests that are home to these magnificent creatures. Guided by the park's experienced rangers, you'll trek through dense vegetation, climbing to altitudes of around 200meters on the slopes of the volcanoes. As you enter the forest, a hush falls over your group, each step bringing you closer to these gentle giants. Upon locating your assigned gorilla group, a rush of excitement fills the air as you observe these majestic animals in their element. Spending an hour in their presence, you'll be captivated by their grace and power, capturing memories through your camera lens that will last a lifetime The connection forged with these incredible creatures leaves an indelible mark on your soul Returning to your lodge, you'll share stories and photos with fellow travelers, reliving the day's highlights over a sumptuous dinner.

Wakening to a new day of adventure, you will set out on a scenic drive towards Nyungwe Forest, passing through rolling hills and vibrant countryside along the way. The landscape unfolds like a painting before your eyes, each turn revealing a new vista that captures the essence of Rwanda's natural beauty. E route, a stop at the famous King's Palace in Nyanza offers a glimpse into the country's rich history and cultural heritage. The ancient traditions and artifacts on display provide a window into pre-colonial Rwanda, adding depth to your understanding of this diverse and vibrant nation. Arriving at Nyungwe Forest, you'll check into your accommodation. Nestled amidst the verdant surroundings, you'll have time to relax and recharge before embarking on an exciting chimpanzee tracking adventure the next day.
Early start tracking for the chimpanzees, this can take anything from a few hours to a full day depending on where the chimpanzees are. It should be mentioned that it is not guaranteed to see the chimps as they are unpredictable and can move long distances in one day. There are several other primates in Nyungwe such as the Rwenzori colobus, L’Hoest’s monkey, Silver monkey, Owl faced monkey and the Grey cheeked Mangabey. After the trek, return to the lodge for lunch and relaxation.
Have breakfast at the lodge check later drive back to Kigali to be dropped off as you transfer back home while memorizing this wonderfull experience of Corolla and chimpanzee tracking in Rwanda.

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