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5 Days Kahuzi Biega Lowland Gorilla And Nyungwe Chimpanzee Trekking Safari

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5 Days Kahuzi Biega Lowland Gorilla And Nyungwe Chimpanzee Trekking Safari

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5 Days Kahuzi Biega Lowland gorilla and Nyungwe chimpanzee trekking safari will provide you with the opportunity to visit the primates parks of Nyungwe Forest National Park in Rwanda and the then Kahuzi Beige for the lowland gorilla tracking in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This safari will as well make you do some other activities that will include the canopy walks, cultural and heritage tours in Butare, and the Nyanza tours as you also enjoy the teas estates of the Bukavu.  This 5 Days Kahuzi Biega Lowland gorilla and Nyungwe chimpanzee trekking safari will start and end in Kigali Rwanda with a pickup by or safari guide  whom you will find waiting for you at the airport or at your residence in Kigali

What to count on your 5 Days Kahuzi Biega Lowland gorilla and Nyungwe chimpanzee trekking safari

  • Canopy walks in Nyungwe forest National Park
  • Seeing the lowland gorillas in Congo
  • Cultural encounters and plantation farming visits
  • Rwanda 1000 hills

Day 1 of our 5 Days Kahuzi Biega Lowland gorilla and Nyungwe chimpanzee trekking safari- pickup and drive to Nungwe forest national Park

After your morning breakfast at one of your best hotels in Kigali city Rwanda,  our professional drive will drive you towards eth south of Rwanda to Nyungwe Forest National park. before reaching the Nyungwe Forest National Park, you will make a stopover at Nyanza at the Kings place which was popular during the monarchy leaders of Rwanda and the kings Musinga and Rudahigwa were once staying at this place. It is traditionally constructed with the ancient structure and different equipment that relate to the king are found here, you will as well explore the  ancient and traditional Inyambo cows, take photos and learn more about this history, after  you will continue with the journey and make another stopover at  in Butare where you will  dine for the  lunch and here you will be able to visit the  National Museum of Rwanda and it features more than 800,000 artifacts depicting the history, culture, and events related to the Rwanda genocide and from here, you will drive to Nyungwe Forest national park  to check in to your booked lodge from supper, dinner and overnight stay

Lodging options; Nyungwe Forest Lodge (Luxury). Nyungwe hilltop view (midrange)& Gisakura Guest House ( Standard)

Day 2; Early morning Nyungwe chimpanzee trekking and the afternoon canopy walks

Chimpanzee trekking is the best activity that is done in Nyungwe forest National Park. Here you will wake up early in the morning and have the morning breakfast and start the journey to Kyamudongo forest to start with chimpanzee trekking experience.  The activity starts with a briefing which conducted by the forest or park ranger before you start the journey to the forest to enjoy the trekking.  Nyungwe forest features months 10 species of primates and the primates include the colobus monkeys, and you can see them as you move to the chimpanzee trekking and once you have seen the chimpanzees, you will be given only one hour to see them. However, the entire process of chimpanzee trekking lasts for about 2 to five hours and this will depend on the physical fitness of the trekkers and the movement of the chimpanzees.  After, you will get back to either your lodge for relaxation and after you will drive to start the Canopy walk which is done at the Uwinka Visitor center. The canopy walk is so adventurous providing the visitors with panoramic views of the Nyungwe Forest you meet several attractions including the bad species. The canopy walk lasts for about 2 hours and after you will get back to the lodge and have a relaxed evening, have your dinner and overnight stay.

Lodging options; Nyungwe Forest Lodge (Luxury). Nyungwe hilltop view (midrange)& Gisakura Guest House ( Standard)

Meal plan; breakfast, Lunch & dinner

Day 3;   From Nyungwe forest national park drive to  Bukavu in Congo and have the plantation farm tours.

In the morning, you will wake up and have the morning breakfast before you embark on the journey to Bukavu in Congo via the Cyangungu border post. You will arrive in time for lunch in Bukavu and later explore the stunning Mbayo Tea plantations and learn more about the teak growing process and how it is harvested including the community encounters with the local people around. You will return to the lodge for relaxation, dinner, and overnight stay

Lodging options; Orchid Safari lodge (Luxury/midrange) &Hotel Horizon (Standard)

Meal plan; Breakfast, Lunch & dinner

Day 4: Kuhuzi Biega Lowland gorilla trekking experience

Today after having your breakfast served, you will start the memories journey to trek the lowland gorillas in this very great national park in the Democratize Republic of Congo. The lowland gorilla trekking activity will expose you to other species inhabited in the Kahuzi Biega national park which include bird species and other primates. The lowlands gorillas are different compared to the endangered mountain gorillas. Compared to the mountain gorillas, the lowland gorillas are larger and they prefer living in more sized groups and the lowland gorillas trek lasts for about 4 hours. As you explore the lowland gorillas, visitors will as well explore the interesting falls of Tshibati Falls providing beautiful sceneries as well as exploring the Bukavu town. After this great adventure safari, you will return to the lodge for relation, dinner, and overnight stay.

Lodging Options; Orchid Safari lodge (Luxury/midrange) &Hotel Horizon (Standard)

Meal plan; breakfast, Lunch & dinner

Day 5: End your 5 Days Kahuzi Biega Lowland gorilla and Nyungwe chimpanzee trekking safari

On day 5, you will check out of your lodge after having breakfast and drive back to Kigali and by today we hope that you have heard a wonderful primate experience in both Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. While driving back, you can make a stopover at Murambi Genocide memorial sites to get more lectures on what transpired during the 1994 Rwanda genocide memorial site.

What is included in our 5 Days Kahuzi Biega Lowland gorilla and Nyungwe chimpanzee trekking safari?

  • The safari land cruiser vehicle with the popup roof
  • Fuel for the vehicle
  • Chimpanzee trekking permit
  • Lowland gorilla trekking permit
  • Services of the driver-guide
  • Full boat accommodation facilities for 4 nights
  • Entrance fees paid to the visitors entering protected areas
  • Bottled mineral water for the whole journey
  • Free masks and the sanitizers

What has been excluded in our 5 Days Kahuzi Biega Lowland gorilla and Nyungwe chimpanzee trekking safari?

  • Internal flights
  • Insurance cover
  • Visas
  • Domestic flights
  • Laundry services
  • Soft and hard drinks at the lodge
  • Extra activities not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tipping to the driver or to the community member or services providers meet.
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