12 Days Rwanda Premier Expedition- Gorilla Trek.

Looking for unique gorilla premier expeditions experience to visit the mountain gorillas on exclusive luxury safari adventure with Primate Safari Experiences, contact us and book 12 days gorilla safari in Rwanda.

12 Days Rwanda Safari tour starts from Kigali and Ends in the same destination with flight back home after 12 days visit to the gorillas, Chimpanzee and Golden monkey ( primate Safaris) with experienced local safari guide of Primate Safari experiences.

Detailed 12 Days Rwanda Primate Safari

Day 1. Arrival at Kigali Airport.

Upon arrival at Kigali international Airport , you will be welcomed by the Tour guide of Primate Safari Experiences who will transfer you to the hotel in Kigali for your overnight stay . Dinner and overnight Kigali Serena Hotel/ Marriott hotel

Day 2.Transfer to Akagera National Park

After Morning break fast , you will jump into the extended landcruiser and transfer to Akagera National park which is known to be a hotel to the big five and most wildlife safari destination in Rwanda. We extend the adventure to enjoy wildlife watching for unique Big five Watching ( Elephants, Lions , Leopards, Rhino and buffalo) Dinner and overnight at Akagera Game Lodge/ Rusizi Tented Camp/ Magashi Hotel.

Day 3. Game Drive and Boat Cruise

After Morning breakfast , you will head for the wildlife game drive in the magical big five destination in the open safari Land cruiser cross the south and northern parks of Akagera National Park. After lunch you will go for the boat cruise to complete the wildlife watching in Akagera National Park with the local guide of Primate Safari Experiences. Return in the evening for an independent leisure relaxation at the lodge

Day 4.Transfer to Volcanoes National Park.

After morning break fast at the lodge in Akagera, you will take a domestic flight to connect to Volcanoes National Park which is the home for the Primates like Mountain Gorillas, Golden monkey along side various birds.  The Flight will take 45 minutes to reach to the volcanoes airstrip where they will transfer you to the lodge for relaxation awaiting an evening nature walk.  Dinner and overnight at  Singita Lodge / to one and only Gorilla Nest Lodge.

Day 5. Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

You will have break fast at the lodge , you will transfer to the park headquarter for breifying about the gorilla trekking rules and regulations. This day is reserved for incredible Gorilla trekking and is a lifetime experience with the mountain gorillas as you will experience an eye to eye with the incredible gorillas. The time to spend with the gorillas is strictly for 1 hour.  After here we shall have an overnight as above at Hotel Singita or at one and only Gorillas Nest lodge.

Day 6: Second Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Another new day with a different experience, this will involve trekking a different gorilla family in a different location with different /new tour guides. This makes it a new experience of trekking compared to the previous day. Transfer back to your hotel for relaxation and one can have an optional massage or sauna before dinner.

Day 7: Golden Monkey Tracking

Wake up early and take your breakfast before heading for another briefing about golden monkeys at the park offices. You will then head out to the forest  with your porter and park Rangers and start to trek into the mountains to enjoy golden monkey with the experienced ranger guides . Dinner and overnight as above.

Day 8. Transfer to Gisenyi ( Lake Kivu)

Transfer to Gisenyi where you will be able to have a city tour of the border town bordering Rwanda and DRC Congo. This town is well endowed with historical wonders and great attractions along Lake Kivu. A drive and taking a boat ride along this incredible lake is worthwhile as it gives you a clear view of Goma a town of great music before proceeding for the half-day city tour of Goma.  Dinner and overnight Kivu Serena for an overnight.

Day 9 Transfer to Nyungwe Forest national Park

Early morning after break fast , transfer  from Gisenyi while enjoying the scenic view of the tea plantations, the rolling hills, and the Congo Nile trails as we proceed to Nyungwe the Primates capital for the chimpanzee. We shall check in at One and Only Lodge for an overnight.

Day 10 Chimpanzee Tracking in Nyungwe

Leave for 5:30 am chimpanzee trekking in the Primates capital, expect to see a number of apes including different fauna and flora. The Chimpanzee trekking will take you 2-3 hours depending on your fitness otherwise after trekking we shall return to the lodge for relaxation optional afternoon canopy walk through the rain forest of Nyungwe after we shall have an overnight at the lodge

Day 11.Relaxation in Nyungwe Forest national Park

Enjoy morning breakfast and spend the rest of the day relaxing by the pool or indulging in spur treatment overnight as above

Day 12. Take Flight to Kigali

Enjoy a morning breakfast, optional waterfall hike which takes you to the heart of Nyungwe were waterfalls on the rocks making an incredible sound of nature. The hike takes 2-4 hours after which return to the lodge for refreshment and lunch before taking a flight back to Kigali airport.


  • Accommodation as stipulated in the itinerary
  • All transport and game drives in open safari Land cruiser
  • Domestic charter flights
  • English speaking driver/ guide
  • All park fees, Government taxes
  • Meet and greet services and arrival and departure transfers
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Guaranteed window seat in a 7 Seater Safari Landcruiser
  • All international airfares


  • All items of personal nature
  • All services not indicated in the itinerary, Visa fees, and Covid 19 departure test
  • Travel protection