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Rwanda Primates Safaris

7 Days best of rwanda safaris, Karisoke and golden monkeys.

Day 1: 
Morning arrival or midafternoon arrival into Kanombe International Airport at Kigali. Wilderness Africa Safari will meet you and transfer you lunch in Kigali before starting on a lovely 2.5 hour drive through winding roads to the Mountain Gorillas Nest Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: 

The day is spent gorilla trekking in the Volcanoes gorilla park. Depending on the level of fitness, you may be allowed to choose the group of gorillas you wish to visit, the closest being about 2 hours or even a couple of minutes from the park boundary. Overnight at the Mountain Gorillas' Nest Lodge FB

Day 3:
Early morning hike to the Famous Karisoke Research centre and Grave Yard, where Dr.  Dian Fossey, the renowned gorilla scientist, spent close to two decades habituating, studying and conserving the endangered Mountain Gorillas. Option two you can take a hike to Visoke Peak (whole day) then Return for Overnight at the Mountain Gorillas Nest Lodge in Kinigi PNV.

Day 4:
Morning: breakfast then transfer to the Nyungwe Forest. This Forest contains a variety of habitats including montane forest, bamboo, grasslands, swamps and bogs, and is very mountainous too. It provides some of the best Golden Monkey trekking experiences in East Africa. Meals and Overnight at Gisakura Guest House.

Day 5:
Have an early breakfast before starting the morning Primate trekking expedition in the forest in search of colonies of habituated Golden Monkeys. Other wildlife in the forest include: grey-cheeked mangabeys, blue monkeys, Angolan colobus, L'hoest's monkeys and owl-faced monkeys. Meals and overnight at Gisakura Guest House.

Day 6:
Spend the morning at leisure before heading to the Genocide Memorial where remains of thousands of Tutsis and moderate Hutus can be seen. Meals and overnight at the Hotel Des Millecollines.

Day 7:
Morning transfer to the airport for departure flight.


Price Includes:
Airport transfers, accommodation, meals, park entrance fees, Gorilla permits and private custom built 4x4 safari vehicles with knowledgeable English speaking driver guide.

Prices Exclude:
Airfare to Rwanda, visas (where applicable), drinks and personal expenses not listed in the program.



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