9 Days Rwanda Congo Primate, Wildlife & Adventure Safari

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9 Days Rwanda Congo Primate, Wildlife & Adventure Safari Tour

4 Days Congo Gorilla & Nyiragongo Safari
5 Days Congo Gorilla Nyiragongo Safari
4 days Gorilla Tour in Rwanda Uganda

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Product Title : 5 Days Rwanda Congo Safari
Author : Prime Safaris & Tours Ltd.
Brand Name : Rwanda Congo Safari Tours
User Rating : 5 Stars
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A Detailed Itinerary 9 Days Rwanda Congo Primate, Wildlife & Adventure Safari Tour

9 Days Rwanda Congo Primate, Wildlife & Adventure Safari starts from Kigali and features the scenic drive to Volcanoes National Park via Rwandan hillsides, Volcanoes National Park Mountain Gorilla Trekking & evening at Gisenyi Lake Kivu, Nyiragongo Volcano adventure hike, speed boat transfer to Bukavu, Kahuzi Biega National Park Eastern Lowland Gorilla Trek, Nyungwe Forest National Park Chimpanzee trekking & canopy walk, Akagera National Park unlimited game drive and then drive to Kigali for Gisozi genocide memorial and departure.

Day 1 of the 9 Days Rwanda Congo Primate, Wildlife & Adventure Safari: Arrive in Kigali Rwanda & transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Day 2 of the 9 Days Rwanda Congo Primate, Wildlife & Adventure Safari: Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park & transfer to Gisenyi Lake Kivu

Day 3 of the 9 Days Rwanda Congo Primate, Wildlife & Adventure Safari: Adventure hike to the famous Nyiragongo Volcano

Day 4 of the 9 Days Rwanda Congo Primate, Wildlife & Adventure Safari: Descend from Nyiragongo Volcano & transfer to Bukavu – Kahuzi Biega National Park

Day 5 of the 9 Days Rwanda Congo Primate, Wildlife & Adventure Safari: Eastern Lowland Gorilla Trekking & transfer to Nyungwe Forest NP

Day 6 of the 9 Days Rwanda Congo Primate, Wildlife & Adventure Safari: Do Chimpanzee Trekking & canopy walk in Nyungwe Forest National Park

Day 7 of the 9 Days Rwanda Congo Primate, Wildlife & Adventure Safari: Transfer to Akagera National Park. Sightseeing of Rwandan hillsides

Day 8 of the 9 Days Rwanda Congo Primate, Wildlife & Adventure Safari: Unlimited game drive in Akagera National Park

Day 9 of the 9 Days Rwanda Congo Primate, Wildlife & Adventure Safari: Transfer to Kigali, visit genocide site & depart

Day 1 of the 9 Days Rwanda Congo Primate, Wildlife & Adventure Safari: Arrive in Kigali Rwanda & transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Arrive in Rwanda – Kigali International Airport, meet our representative and transfer to Volcanoes National Park 116km about 2.5hrs – 3hrs drive enjoying nice views of Rwandan hillsides.

Accommodation

Budget / Basic: Muhabura Hotel

Midrange / Standard: Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge

Luxury / Upmarket: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

Day 2 of the 9 Days Rwanda Congo Primate, Wildlife & Adventure Safari: Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park & transfer to Gisenyi Lake Kivu

Gather at Kinigi Park headquarters at 7am for registration and briefing before heading to the forest in search of Mountain Gorillas in their natural habitat.  Volcanoes National Park is the only gorilla habitat in Rwanda and is part of the greater Virunga massif where 604 Mountain Gorillas are known to thrive. The gorilla trek lasts 2 – 8 hours depending on how the Gorilla family has moved but with 1 hour with the Gorillas. Enjoy their sights as they forage and socialize. Retreat from the activity and transfer to Gisenyi Lake Kivu for relaxation and beach experience.

Accommodation

Midrange / Standard: Hotel Paladis Malahide

Luxury / Upmarket: Serena Resort Lake Kivu

Day 3 of the 9 Days Rwanda Congo Primate, Wildlife & Adventure Safari: Adventure hike to the famous Nyiragongo Volcano

Cross Congo boarder – Goma at 7:30am, go through the immigration and drive to Kibati Patrol post for briefing and the start of the adventure hike.  Nyiragongo Volcano is recorded to be the world’s largest and most violent lava lake which at one time erupted and caused serious damage including the half of Goma town.  The trek lasts 5 – 6 hours offering nice views of Virunga Volcanoes, Lake Kivu and later the red lava after the dark.

Accommodation: Mountain Shelter

Day 4 of the 9 Days Rwanda Congo Primate, Wildlife & Adventure Safari: Descend from Nyiragongo Volcano & transfer to Bukavu – Kahuzi Biega National Park

Early wake up to take sunrise photoshoots, breakfast before embarking on the descent to the starting point. From there, you transfer to the harbor for the boat transfer to Bukavu. Enjoy the sights of Lake Kivu.

Accommodation

Budget / Basic: Panorama Hotel

Midrange / Standard:   Hotel Elizabeth

Luxury/ Up market:  Orchids Safari Club

Day 5 of the 9 Days Rwanda Congo Primate, Wildlife & Adventure Safari: Eastern Lowland Gorilla Trekking & transfer to Nyungwe Forest NP

Connect to the park headquarters for briefing and eventual start of the Gorilla Trekking activity. The search for the habituated group of Eastern lowland Gorilla is a memorable one as it provides for a special encounter with these Eastern Gorilla sub species. The trek lasts 2 – 8 hours providing for 1 hour with Gorillas – an opportunity to view them and take lasting photoshoots.  Retire from the activity and cross to Rwanda – Nyungwe Forest National Park via Ruzizi 1 for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation

Budget / Basic: Gisakura Guesthouse

Midrange / Standard: Nyungwe Hill Top View Hotel

Luxury/ Up market: One & Only Nyungwe

Day 6 of the 9 Days Rwanda Congo Primate, Wildlife & Adventure Safari: Do Chimpanzee Trekking & canopy walk in Nyungwe Forest National Park

Set off from the lodge at 5:30am for the drive to Cyamudongo forest where Chimpanzee trekking takes place. You explore them as they forage, patrol and socialize for 1 hour. The entire trek lasts between 2 – 5 hours after which you return to the starting point and return to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, gather at Uwinka visitor centre for an exciting canopy walk. It’s the first of its kind in East Africa stretching for 200m through lush Afro montane forest canopy with likely sights of birds and primates. The canopy walk lasts about 2 hours.

Accommodation

Budget / Basic: Gisakura Guesthouse

Midrange / Standard: Nyungwe Hill Top View Hotel

Luxury/ Up market: One & Only Nyungwe

Day 7 of the 9 Days Rwanda Congo Primate, Wildlife & Adventure Safari: Transfer to Akagera National Park. Sightseeing of Rwandan hillsides

Depart the lodge at 6:30am after breakfast and transfer to Akagera National Park about 8 hours drive. Enjoy the views of Rwandan hillsides, lunch en route and arrive in Akagera in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation

Budget / Basic:  Dereva Hotel

Midrange / Standard: Akagera Game Lodge

Luxury/ Up market: Ruzizi Tented Camp

 Day 8 of the 9 Days Rwanda Congo Primate, Wildlife & Adventure Safari: Unlimited game drive in Akagera National Park

The day is dedicated for a whole day game stretching from the south of Akagera to the north of same park. The habitats are different and thus, every stretch comes with a unique landscape and henceforth the diverse wildlife sightings.  The game drive in Akagera NP offers possibilities of exploring elephants, Maasai giraffes, Leopard, Impala, Buffaloes, Water bucks, Oribi, Eland, reedbuck, Roan antelope, bushbucks, Lions, Black Rhinos among others. You will carry along the lunch for a picnic lunch in the park.

Accommodation

Budget / Basic:  Dereva Hotel

Midrange / Standard: Akagera Game Lodge

Luxury/ Up market: Ruzizi Tented Camp

Day 9 of the 9 Days Rwanda Congo Primate, Wildlife & Adventure Safari: Transfer to Kigali, visit genocide site & depart

After breakfast, transfer to Kigali 135km about 2 – 3 hours’ drive, visit the Gisozi genocide memorial to gain an insight into what transpired in the 1994 ethnic conflict that hit Rwanda. You will later be dropped off at the Airport for the flight back home.

End of the 9 Days Rwanda Congo Primate, Wildlife & Adventure Safari

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