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10 Days Rwanda Chimpanzee Tracking and Nature Safari

The 10 Days Rwanda Chimpanzee Tracking and Nature Safari takes you Chimpanzee Tracking in Nyungwe Forest National Park, on a City Tour around Rwanda’s tourist attractions like the Genocide Memorials, National Museums and Lake Kivu in Rwanda.

The 10 Days Rwanda Chimpanzee Tracking and Nature Safari offered by Primate Safaris Rwanda starts from Kigali Rwanda, its a complete  Safari to discover the thousand hills National park in Rwanda with professional Tour guide of Active African Vacations.

Trip Overview

Day 1: City tour in Rwanda—Drive to Butare (Huye) Dinner and Overnight at Hotel IBIS
Day 2: Visit the Murambi genocide and Nyanza Palace. Dinner and Overnight at IBIS
Day 3: Drive to Nyungwe National park Dinner and Overnight at Nyungwe Hill top View Hotel
Day 4: Chimpanzee tracking and canopy walk Dinner and Overnight at Nyungwe Hill top View Hotel
Day 5: Tea harvesting with the Local people—in the evening associate more
with the locals, Dinner and Overnight at Nyungwe Hill top View Hotel
Day 6: Dive to Gisenyi (Lake Kivu) ,Dinner and Overnight at Paradise malahindi
Day 7: Have a boat cruise on lake ,Dinner and Overnight at Paradise malahindi
Day 8: Have the Village walk and spend the whole day interacting with locals
Dinner and Overnight at one of the Locals House (Home Stay)
Day 9: Gisenyi to Volcano National Park (Visit the Ibyi’wachu cultural
Village Expoarchers, they Demonsatrate Kinyarwanda Culture like Dancing,
Marriage ceremonies etc) Dinner and Overnight at Le Bamboo Gorilla Lodge
Day 10:  Visit the Musanze caves- Village walk around Volcano National park and After transfer to Kigali for Airport Drop.

End of 10 Days/9 night Rwanda discover Safari adventure.

Detailed Itinerary 

Day 1: City tour in Rwanda—Drive to Butare (Huye)

Upon Arrival at Kigali International Airport you will be welcomed by the tour guide of Active African Vacations and he will brief you about the safari and start with the city tour of the great Kigali visiting the genocide memorials and enjoy your lunch in Chez Roberts , after transfer to Butare City in Rwanda.Dinner and Overnight at Hotel IBIS Meals on B/B

Day 2: Visit the Murambi genocide and Nyanza Palace.

After morning breakfast at the lodge, you start with the visit to the national museum, visit the genocide and later transfer to Nyanza Palace to explore the great history of Rwandan Kingship and the remains of the Palace that is still existing in rwanda.

During the visit in the nyanza Palace you will move around the palace with the royal guards .Dinner and Overnight at IBIS  Meals on B/B

Day 3: Drive to Nyungwe National park.

Have Morning breakfast and Transfer to Nyungwe Forest national Park the known home for Chimps and arrive before afternoon to enable you enjoy the evening canopy walk, during this activity you will enjoy watching birds and other primates while on top of the trees with the experienced assistance of park rangers. Dinner and Overnight at Gisakura Guest house / Nyungwe hilltop View Hotel. Meals on F/B

Nyungwe Forest National Park

Day 4: Chimpanzee tracking-Nyungwe Forest

Wake up very early in the morning to enjoy breakfast and after take a 1 Hour drive to the starting point of Chimpanzee Tracking for briefing about the rules and regulations to be followed by Chimp trekkers in Nyungwe forest national Park.

After enter into the jungle to search for the primates as you may spot other primates like monkeys & birds . Once found you will stay with them for 1 hour and after enjoy your packed lunch , Return to the lodge for Relaxation . Dinner and Overnight as Above

Day 5: Tea harvesting with the Local people—in the evening associate more
with the locals.

The fertile volcanic soil and temperate climate are perfect for growing the plants that create this popular drink for local and visitors in Nyungwe forest, and during this village visit to tea Plantation.

You will engage your self ( Actively) in the tea collection with the locals as a way to discover how tea is harvested, processed, and even get to taste the results.  This is a great family 
trip and travelers of all ages are
 welcome.Dinner and Overnight as Above.

Day 6: Dive to Gisenyi (Lake Kivu)

After  morning Break fast, you will embark into the safari jeep and take a four hours journey to Lake Kivu, arrive in the time of lunch and after lunch enjoy relaxation on the shoes of the lake. Dinner and overnight at Paradise malahindi.

Day 7: Have a boat cruise on lake.

Have breakfast, and then go for Boat cruise on lake kivu  water and visiting the villages for fisher men and local people, after return for lunch and in evening enjoy relaxation on the shoes of the lake Kivu beach and dinner and overnight . Dinner and Overnight at Paradise malahindi

Day 8: Have the Village walk and spend the whole day interacting with locals
Dinner and Overnight at one of the Locals House (Home Stay)

Day 9: Gisenyi to Volcano National Park (Visit the Ibyi’wachu cultural
Village Expoarchers, they Demonsatrate Kinyarwanda Culture like Dancing,
Marriage ceremonies etc)
Dinner and Overnight at Le Bamboo Gorilla Lodge

Day 10:  Visit the Musanze caves- Village walk around Volcano National park
Dinner and Overnight at Le Bamboo Gorilla Lodge

The 10 Days Rwanda Chimpanzee Tracking and Nature Safari Includes & Excludes on the prices.

Safari Includes

  1. City tour & Genocide memorials
  2. Chimpanzee Tracking Permit
  3. Accommodation & Meals as in the travel Plan
  4. 4WD Safari Jeep transportation
  5. Knowledgeable English speaking Guide
  6. Drinking Water & Lunch

 The package excludes

  1. All expenses of personal nature
  2. Air fare to Rwanda.
  3. Rwanda Visa
  4. Luxury Drinks & laundry.
  5. Tips to local guides
  6. Porter fee while trekking
  7. personal insurance
  8. personal shopping bills

Find the list of recommended lodges to be enjoyed during your stay in  Volcanoes National Park on gorilla Trekking, Lake Kivu  & Nyungwe National Park with primate Safaris Rwanda.

Volcanoes Lodges

Volcanoes national park is located in the northern province of Rwanda , its ranked as the home to the mountain gorillas and all gorilla trekking tours offered by Active African Vacations leads to Volcanoes national Park. Hotels & lodges found in this park include mountain gorilla view lodge,volcanoes lodge, Kinigi guest house,Muhabura hotel,Villa Da Gorilla,Five volcanoes lodge.

Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
mountain-gorilla-view-lodgeBook your stay on mountain gorilla view lodge which is a mid range hotel located in Volcanoes National Park, Mostly recommended to Middle range travelers on 3 Star Hotels.Enjoy gorilla trekking in Rwanda with Active African Vacations.
Muhabura Hotel Budget
hotel-muhaburaMuhabura Hotel is a budget lodge (2 Star Hotel) and its recommended for travelers that are taking gorilla Safaris to Volcanoes on Budget option , Dont miss to enjoy the cheapest price on gorilla trekking adventure to Rwanda, Expect good service worthy the price.
Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge luxury
sabyinyo-silverback-lodgeEnjoy the overnight stay at Sabyinyo silverback lodge which is a luxury 5 Star hotel located in Volcanoes national park, its recommended to luxury travelers that wish to enjoy gorilla trekking in Rwanda and advance booking is required .

Nyungwe Lodges Nyungwe forest national park is well known for chimpanzee tracking & canopy walk, its located in southern rwanda, it has accommodation facilities ranging from Mid Range, Budget and luxury lodges. it has Gisakura guest house, Nyungwe forest lodge and nyungwe hill top Lodge. Book a Discounted price safari to nyungwe with primate safaris Rwanda to enjoy the stay in any of the accommodation below.

Nyungwe Forest Lodge Luxury
nyungwe-forest-lodge Visit Rwanda Chimpanzee Tracking in nyungwe forest with the overnight stay in Nyungwe forest lodge that is a luxury lodge 4 Star hotel recommended by Active African Vacations.
Gisakura Guesthouse budget
gisakura-guest-house Traveling on budget option , Gisakura guest house is recommended to primates travelers that visit Nyungwe forest national park for chimpanzee tracking in the wild,its offering basic accommodation for travelers.
Nyungwe hill top view Mid range
nyungwe-top-view-hill-hotel Find mid range accommodation in nyungwe forest recommended by Active African Vacations called Nyungwe Hill Top lodge , offering moderate accommodation facilities to travelers .Book chimps Trek in Rwanda.

Akagera Lodges
Akagera Wildlife national park is among the top destination for wildlife conservation, enjoy wildlife game drive & Boat cruise in Akagera National Park. Its still lacking budget lodges and accommodation needs to be booked in advance.

Akagera Game Lodge
akagera-game-lodge Being one of the best getaways and destinations at Akagera Np, the lodge offers exquisite reliable accommodation that is comfortable to all that visit the park on holiday.
Ruzizi Tented Camp
ruzizi-tented-camp Situated along the shores of Lake Ihema offering exceptional views of the surrounding, Ruzizi tented camp has 7 en-suite tents suitable for all travelers worldwide.

Planning at booking multiple Safaris to visit other Countries on combined gorilla & Wildlife Safaris? Find the list of other multi country safaris below and enjoy the promotional offers from the reservations department.

Gorilla Safaris Rwanda-Gorilla trekking Tours Rwanda

1 Day Gorilla Tour Rwanda
gorilla-2Take on the short Gorilla excursion that will enable you enjoy Rwanda to the fullest and this applies to travelers that have less time to spend or have tight schedules. View Details
2 Days Double Gorilla Trek
gorilla-4Do you want and wish to explore the country with beautiful rolling hills from one point to another, book a trip to Volcanoes NP for the best encounter. View Details
3 Days Chimpanzee Tracking Tour
chimpanzee-kibaleTransfer to Nyungwe Forest NP while in Rwanda to have a unique fulfilled experience with the rare species of Chimpanzee in the forests an encounter that is worthwhile. View Details
4 Days Gorilla & Chimp tracking
gorilla-1Take on a heavy and ideal encounter that will make your adventure very exceptional and exciting since you will transfer to two different destinations of primates. View Details
5 Days Gorilla & Hiking Tour
go-gorillaAre you looking for an ultimate adventure expedition that includes unique encounters around Rwanda, book a 5 Day safari tour to experience the best of Rwanda. View Details
7 Days Gorilla Safari Adventure
gorilla-3Enjoy the 7 Days Gorilla Safari Adventure includes visiting many of Rwanda’s exceptional attractions from one point to the other across various terrains and boundaries. View Details