Gorilla Tour & Chimps Trekking
|Jan - Dec
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5 Days Congo Gorilla Tour & Nyungwe Chimps Trekking
Day 1: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park.
In the morning, you will be picked from your hotel in Kigali and transfer southwards to Nyungwe national park with en route visit to the national museum in Butare, the Murambi genocide memorial site, the Nyanza king’s palace. Dinner and overnight at Nyungwe Forest Lodge.
Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking and afternoon Colobus monkey/Canopy walk
After breakfast transfer to the park headquarters and attend to a briefing from the park warden on do’s and don’ts while tracking chimps. You will then transfer to the starting point of the chimpanzee hiking trail. Expect to meet Chimpanzees, black and white colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys, baboons along the trail. Return to the lodge for lunch an later go for Forest Canopy walk or colobus monkey tracking.Diner and overnight at Nyungwe Forest Lodge.
Day 3: Transfer to Bukavu- DR Congo.
In the morning, after a relaxed breakfast, you will drive Khauzi Biega NP in Bukavu via Cyangugu boarder. You will reach early for lunch and in the afternoon, you may go for a walk to Mbayo tea plantation and the research center or fishing village. Dinner and overnight at Orchid safari Lodge.
Day 4: Lowland Gorilla tracking tour in Kahuzi Biega – DR Congo
In the morning, you will head for the memorable adventure of tracking 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, usually takes 1-4 hours tracking the lowland Gorillas. 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 will go for a nature walk in the Kahuzi Biega park and visit Tshibati waterfalls, visit bukavu town, and the surrounding traditional homes. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Transfer back to Kigali
In the morning, you will drive back to Kigali reaching in the evening.
Price From £ Per Person
• Gorilla & Chimps Permits
• Park Ranger Fees
• Relevant Government Taxes
• Full Board Accommodation
• Full time English speaking Driver/Guide
• Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari vehicle
• Airport transfer, as long as your flight is on the same day on which the safari ends.
• Visa Fees
• Personal Insurance
• Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities.
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