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4 Days Rwanda Chimpanzee & Lowland gorilla Tour

Planning for a complete primate tour to visit the chimpanzee in Nyungwe Forest National Park & the eastern lowland gorillas in kahuzi biega national park on 4 Days/3 nights congo safari holiday with Active African Vacations the leading safari company in offering congo adventure tours at the most competitive price.

Plan for a complete primate safari to Rwanda & Congo with Active African Vacations. This 4 days/3 nights chimpanzee & lowland gorilla tour starts from Kigali Rwanda with crossing to southern lake kivu section to kahuzi biega national park for lowland gorilla trekking in the wild.

Trip Summary

Day 1: Transfer to nyungwe forest national park ( 6-7 hours Drive)
Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking & Transfer to Bukavu ( 2 Hours Drive)
Day 3: Lowland gorilla Trekking & Bukavu city tour
Day 4: Transfer to Kigali. ( 9 Hours Drive)

End of 4 Days Rwanda Chimpanzee & Lowland gorilla trekking .

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival – Transfer to Nyungwe Forest

Upon arrival you will be welcomed by Tour Guide from Active African Vacations and drive to south wards of Rwanda heading to Nyungwe forest national Park which is known as the home to the primates  & Birding spot points in the wild of Rwanda.

The Journey from Kigali to Nyungwe will take around 6- 7 hours and During the drive you will visit the few genocide memorials along the road .This is a home to 13 primate species such as Chimpanzees, Blue Monkeys, colobus, red tailed monkeys and grey checked mangabeys. There are also about 300 bird species. Relax in the evening as we wait for dinner and Overnight at Nyungwe Forest Lodge / Nyungwe Hill Top view/ Gisakura Guest House.Meal plan on Full Board.

Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking and Transfer to Bukavu

Wake up very early in the morning and have breakfast and then after go for chimpanzee briefing and thereafter, enter Nyungwe forest in the company of ranger guides in search for colonies of Chimpanzees and many monkey species like Blue Monkeys, red tailed monkeys and grey checked mangabeys, colobus monkeys, plus beautiful forest birds among others.

Back to your lodge for lunch, relaxation as preparing for any one of the above mentioned activities of your choice, in the afternoon. take 2 hours journey to Bukavu Town in  Congo , crossing using Ruzizi border.  Dinner and overnight at Coco lodge/ orchids safari lodge .Meal plan is F/B.

Eastern Lowland Gorilla trekking in CongoDay 3: Lowland Gorilla Trekking at Kahuzi Biega National Park

After morning break fast , you will jump into the safari jeep and take one hour drive to the park headquarter for briefing about the lowland gorilla trekking rules & regulations . Understand that Lowland gorillas in Kahuzi Biege National Park  that are much bigger in size with vast family groups as compared to the endangered species of Mountain Gorillas.

After the trek, you can opt to the chimpanzee orphanage centre Near the park , Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Departure

After breakfast in the morning, you will transfer back to Kigali where you will arrive in the evening and you can choose to either rest/ relax in one of the accommodation or transfer direct to the airport for your flight back home.

End of 4 Days Rwanda chimps & Eastern lowland gorilla tour.

4 Days/3 nights chimps & Congo Lowland Gorilla Trekking Includes & Excludes on the prices.

Safari Includes

  1. Chimpanzee tracking permit
  2. Eastern lowland Gorilla Permit
  3. City tour of Bukavu
  4. Local Congolese music
  5. Accommodation & Meals as in the travel Plan
  6. 4WD Safari Jeep transportation
  7. Knowledgeable English speaking Guide
  8. Drinking Water & Lunch

 The package excludes

  1. All expenses of personal nature
  2. Air fare, Rwanda Visa
  3. Congo Tourists 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 & Hotels , Camping Sites  to be enjoyed during your stay in Nyungwe forest ,Kahuzi Biega National Park  in Southern Lake Kivu while on Congo gorilla Safari with primate Safaris Rwanda.

Kahuzi Biega  National park Lodges

Kahuzi Biega national park is located in the southern park of lake kivu, and its known for being only destination for eastern lowland gorilla trekking in Congo, We recommend the following lodges to travelers that have booked their safaris to congo with Active African Vacations as part of primate adventure tour. Coco lodge ( Mid Range), orchids Safari lodge ( Luxury) and Far horizon hotel ( Budget) in Bukavu Town Congo.

Orchids Safari  Lodge luxury
Orchids Safari lodgeOrchids is a luxury Safari lodge located on the southern park of lake Kivu in Bukavu , its 4 Star hotel and recommend to lowland gorilla trekkers in Kahuzi Biega. Book Lowland gorilla Tour with Active African Vacations to enjoy an overnight stay in this luxury lodge.
Coco Lodge Mid range
Coco lodgeis a mid range safari lodge located in Bukavu, nice for travelers that are interested in understanding the Congolese music and local culture during the evening hours. Book Gorilla Trekking to Congo offered at primate safaris Rwanda site.
Far Horizon Hotel Budget
Budget Accommodation Congois a budget accommodation but offering nice services to travelers, Dont miss to trek the eastern lowland gorillas on budget option, book cheap Lowland gorilla tracking adventure with ultimate gorilla adventures in Africa.

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