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The 8 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Tour takes you Mountain Gorilla Trekking & Golden Monkey Tracking  at Volcanoes National Park, Cultural encounters at Iby’iwachu Cultural Village, Chimpanzee Tracking at Nyungwe Forest National Park and Eastern Lowland Gorilla trekking at Kahuzi Biega National Park.

Trip Summary

Day 1: Travel to Volcanoes National Park

Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking-Twin Lakes

Day 3: Golden Monkey Tracking-Iby’iwachu Cultual Village

Day 4: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest national Park

Day 5: Chimpanzee tracking-Canopy Walk

Day 6: Nature Walk-Cyangugu

Day 7: Eastern Lowland Gorilla Trekking-Kahuzi Biega National Park

Day 8: Departure-Kigali


This Itinerary covers 2 gorilla tracking, Mountain Gorillas in Rwanda and low land gorillas in Kahuzi Biega National park. It also includes other activities like Golden monkey tracking, twin lakes, Chimpanzee tracking, canopy walk, nature walk and Ibyi’wachu cultural village.

Day 1: Arrival-City tour- Volcanoes National park

On arrival you will be welcomed by our tour guide, who will take you for a city tour. You will visit Gisozi genocide memorial, craft shop and local market. After the driver will drive you to Ruhengeri the home of gorillas. Dinner and overnight at Dinner and Overnight at Hotel Muhabura Meal plan Half Board

Day 2: Gorilla Tracking- Twin Lakes

After breakfast you will transfer to Kinigi Park Headquarters to track Gorillas in Parc National des Volcans. Gorilla tracking through the forest, hills can be tough, arduous and tiring, sometimes taking up to 8 hours in the forest.  After finding the gorillas, enjoy them for 1 hour taking snaps and videos return back to the park Headquarter for your certificate. After Lunch, Visit the Twin Lakes of Rubondo and Bulera; enjoy the Scenery around and Different birds around.  Dinner and Overnight at Hotel Muhabura. Meal Plan Full Board.

Day 3. Golden Monkey Tracking- Ibyi’wachu Cultural Village

In the morning, after breakfast, you will re-enter the same forest in such for another endangered species, the golden monkeys. This also another experience as you enjoy them jumping around the tree tops, they are habituated and the trek is not so tire some like that of gorillas. After return to your lodge and have Lunch. After Lunch, the guide will drive you and visit the Ibyi’wachu cultural village. This is a cultural group that performs Kinyarwanda, dance and songs. Enjoy Rwanda culture here. Dinner and Overnight at Hotel Muhabura. Meal Plan Full Board.

Chimpanzee Tracking in RwandaDay 4: Volcano National park-Nyungwe National park.

After breakfast drive to Nyungwe National park, the home of chimpanzees. Dinner and Overnight at Gisakura Guest House. Meal Plan half board.

Day 5: Chimpanzee Tracking-Canopy walk.

After breakfast you will go for chimpanzee tracking. You may spot other Primates such as the Lhotse’s monkey and the grey-cheeked Mangabey are often sighted. The birds are spectacular, though as in most tropical forests, on the way you may also spot birds. Enjoy the chimpanzees in their natural environment. In the after lunch, go for a canopy walk which is the first of its own in East Africa. This is a wonderful vantage point to view the incredible biodiversity of this rare forest. It will give you an opportunity, to view most of attractions from up; you will see primate like monkeys face to face in the canopies. Dinner and Overnight at Gisakura Guest House. Meal Plan Full Plan

Day 6: Nature walk-Cross Cyangugu/Rusizi Border to Congo.

The Waterfall Trail is a stunner of a hike and one of the highlights of Nyungwe. It starts from the Gisakura side of the park and takes three to five hours. The trail winds up and down steep hillsides through primeval looking ‘Hollywood’ style rainforest where the trees are festooned in vines and the air is heavy and damp. The highlight is a remote waterfall, where you can take a shallow dip. After the guide will drive you and cross via Cyangungu/Rusizi Border to Congo. Dinner and Overnight at Begonias hotel.

Day 7: Low Land Gorilla Tracking Kahuzi Biega National park

Early morning breakfast, and after head to the tracking point of the lowland gorillas in Kahuzi Biega National park. Tacking lowland Gorillas is very amazing, lowland Gorillas differ from the mountain gorillas, the lowland gorillas are bigger in size.  The lowland Gorillas stay in bigger families as compared to mountain gorillas; you will not regret the safari effort once you meet the amazing Gorillas! After tracking, you transfer back to the lodge for Dinner and Overnight at Begonias Hotel.

Day 8: Departure

In the morning after Breakfast, The guide will drive you back to Kigali for your flight back home.

The 8 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Tour has the following includes and excludes.
The price includes

Ground Transportation

Accommodation as per the Itinerary

Rwanda Gorilla permits

Low land Gorilla permits

Chimpanzee Tracking

Canopy walk

Golden monkey tracking

Ibyi’wachu cultural Village

Nature walk in Nyungwe

Lunch and Drinking water.

The package excludes.

Visa, Air ticket, Laundry, Tips, porters and any other personal expenses not included in the package.

Find the list of recommended lodges to be enjoyed during your stay in  Volcanoes National Park on gorilla Trekking & Akagera 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 Ultimate gorilla expeditions 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 ultimate gorilla expeditions.
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 LodgesNyungwe 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 ultimate gorilla expeditions.
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 ultimate gorilla expeditions 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
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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