Aparts from Chimps Trekking, Nyungwe National Park offers other activities like the canopy walk, Kamiranzovu trail
Days 1: Pick up at Kigali International Airport.
By our Driver guide, our private car will drive you to the Hotel for luggage’s deposit. Afterwards, we will drive you to the city tour trip. Trip to the top of Mt. Kigali for views of the city and the countryside, a milk bar, Richard Kant House visit, a neighborhood market, Arts work visit, a great Rwandan lunch, the best coffee around, a neighborhood walk and ends at the Kigali Genocide Memorial.
Our tour ends around 2:30pm at The Kigali Genocide Memorial. Our driver and vehicle will wait with you until 5pm (when the memorial closes) for those interested. We highly recommend visiting the Memorial. There is also an option to get a ride back to your hotel at 2:30pm for those not interested in visiting the Memorial.
Days 2: Transfer to Nyungwe
Depart from Kigali; en-route visit some historical sites on the main road like Kamegeri’s rock , National Museum of Rwanda, Check in the hotel and refresh before you go for a late afternoon drive at the tea plantations to see some tea plantations. Overnight at your Guest House.
Days 3: Nyungwe National Park.
Early breakfast (4:45am); then drive to the chimp trekking point. After trekking, you may go for the Canopy Walkway follows. This is 50 meters above the ground level, and 200 meters long. The dizzying platform is above a steep and deep valley across a massive forest.
The hanging platform which allows visitors to view different animal species in Nyungwe forest spreads over hundreds of square meters and will allow visitors to be at the “eye-to-eye level” with different primate species, and many bird species, all of which are fond of inhabiting the upper scales of the forest.You will also have time to meet farmers at the tea plantations or visit the tea factory. Afterwards, drive to Rusizi. Check in and have lunch at the hotel.
Some time to relax after trekking chimps.
Overnight at a recommended Hotel. Aparts from Chimps Trekking, Nyungwe National Park offers other activities like the canopy walk, Kamiranzovu trail, Birds watching, Hiking, and other trails of activities can be confirmed depending on your aspirations.
Days 4: Transfer to Karongi; visit.
Napoleon’s hut and Amahoro “Peace” Islands – Enjoy fried Kivu fish and potatoes on the island plus some cold drinks of your choice. Swimming is optional to any interested member/guest.
Overnight at a recommended Hotel.
Days 5: Transfer to Musanze.
Transfer to Musanze. Visits the twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo in the afternoon. Overnight at recommended hotel.
Days 6: Gorillas Trekking.
Early breakfast (5:30am); start gorilla trekking procedures at 7:00am at the park headquarters. After gorilla trekking, refresh and for a courtesy visit to Karisoke Research center and drive to Kinigi cultural village to enjoy the traditional dance. Overnight at recommended hotel.
Days 7: Banana and Sorghum beer production.
Banana and sorghum are some of our staple Food products in Rwanda and they are used in different ways i.e.as food, local beer/drinks and very im-portant in the cultural practices most especially during our traditional weddings ceremonies, settling of disputes between community members, bonding relationship between different families etc.
Rwanda has four common species of banana plants and each species of banana plant has got unique uses and value. Practically, you will learn and understand while in the field. Sorghum production is quite complicated but made simple to experience and really a thrilling experience. Transfer to Rubavu, Gisenyi – check in the hotel. Drive around Gisenyi town as we head to Rubona fishing village to experience the lifestyle of fishermen and also watch the hot springs. Swimming is optional in the lake. Overnight at a recommended Hotel.
Days 8: Visit to Kirenge in Rulindo en route to Kigali.
En route from Gisenyi, guests will visit different touristic places accordingly mainly the Kirenge Arts center in Rulindo District. Before reaching Rulindo, visitors will have an opportunity to visit coffee plantations in Gakenke District. En route do shopping. Check arts market for more souvenirs. Dinner at a recommended restaurant. A bye bye party will be organized in the evening with presence of Rwandan traditional dancers and singers to say good bye.
Days 9: Depart Rwanda.
Transfer to the airport and depart Rwanda.
This package requires a minimum of 3 persons for a budget of $3690 and includes Gorilla Trekking Permit and personal items. Package for Solo Travellers will be arranged separately.