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7 Day Lowland GorillaTrekking DR. Congo, Chimps & Golden Monkey Rwanda

This Lowland Gorilla Trekking Trip takes you to the Democratic Republic of Congo, another home to the endangered Gorillas in Africa. Congo DRC has both Lowland and Mountain Gorillas. Lowland Gorillas are found in Kahuzi Biega national park and the critically endangered mountain gorillas are found in Virunga National Park. You will also be able to go for the chimpanzee Trekking in Cyamudongo forest as well as Golden Monkey Trekking in Volcanoes National Park.

per adult from

$3,691

AUD

Duration

7 days

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Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 6x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 6 nights
    • Entry/Admission - National Museum of Rwanda
    • Entry/Admission - Nyungwe National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Cyamudongo Project - Conservation of Biodiversity and Natural Resources by Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry
    • Entry/Admission - Kahuzi-Biega National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Kigali Arts Center
    What's excluded :

    • Day 1: Kigali International Airport - Hotel

      Stop At: Kigali Genocide Memorial, KG 14 Ave, Kigali Rwanda
      Depending on your arrival time, if time allows we will begin with the city tour covering major sites like the Kigali Genocide Memorial.
      Duration: 2 hours

      No meals included on this day.
      Accommodation included: Overnight at Heaven Restaurant & Boutique

      Day 2: Kigali - Butare

      Stop At: National Museum of Rwanda, RN1/Road to Nyanza The museum actually is situated in the town of Nyanza, Butare Rwanda
      After an early morning breakfast, you will drive south of Kigali to Butare where on arrival you will visit the Butare National Museum. On the way to Butare, you will stopby at Nyanza to visit the King's Palace
      Duration: 3 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      Accommodation included: Overnight at Credo Hotel

      Day 3: Butare - Nyungwe Forest National Park

      Stop At: Nyungwe National Park, Butare Rwanda
      After Breakfast, we will drive nyungwe Forest National Park & on arrival we will do the canopy walk. Along the way we will stopby at Gikongoro to visit the genocide memorial
      Duration: 4 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      Accommodation included: Overnight at Emeraude kivu resort

      Day 4: Chimpanzee Trekking, Nyungwe Forest National Park, Rwanda - Bukavu/Kahuzi Biega National Park, DR. Congo

      Stop At: Cyamudongo Project - Conservation of Biodiversity and Natural Resources by Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry, Unnamed Road, Rwanda
      Early in the morning you will head to Cyamudongo Forest for Chimpanzee Trekking & this will be followed by a transfer to Bukavu D.R Congo. You will cross thru the Rusizi 1 Border & enter DR. Congo which will take you less time to be at the lodge.
      Duration: 6 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      Accommodation included: Overnight at Orchids Safari Club

      Day 5: Lowland Gorilla Trekking, Kahuzi Biega National Park, DR. Congo - Cyangungu/Rusizi, Rwanda

      Stop At: Kahuzi-Biega National Park, Democratic Republic of the Congo
      The Kahuzi-Biega National Park is a World Heritage site. A vast area of primary tropical forest dominated by two spectacular extinct volcanoes, Kahuzi and Biega , the park has a diverse and abundant fauna. Some of the last groups of eastern lowland gorillas consisting of only some 7,000 individuals, live here at between 2100 and 2400 m above the sea-level. They have black coats, and the males develop silver backs as they mature. With the help of a ranger and trackers, we approach this rare primate. The walk can take several hours, but coming across the group in its particular habitat is an inspiring moment. after the day experience transfer back to Rwanda at Cyangungu.
      Duration: 9 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      Accommodation included: Overnight at Emeraude Kivu Resort

      Day 6: Cyangungu/Rusizi - Volcanoes National Park

      Stop At: Lake Kivu, Kibuye Rwanda
      after a leisurely breakfast, you will start your journey to Rwanda's most visited national Park at Volcanoes National Park
      Duration: 7 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      Accommodation included: Overnight at Gorillas Volcanoes Hotel

      Day 7: Golden Monkey Trekking, Volcanoes National Park - Kigali/Departure

      Stop At: Kigali Arts Center, 44 KG 654 St, Kigali Rwanda
      Start early on your first morning for a trip to track the golden monkeys. These primates are beautiful, endangered and more agile than the mountain gorillas. They live in bamboo thickets on the lower slopes of the mountains – and tracking them acclimatizes you perfectly to the slight altitude, before heading higher to the gorillas marking your last views of the park's environs, drive for roughly 2.5 hours south-east back to Kigali Airport. Here your private guide and 4WD vehicle leave you to continue your journey, either home or to your next destination.
      Duration: 8 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      No accommodation included on this day.
    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offered
      we pick up from any location of your choice in RwandaAirports
      • Kigali Intl. Airport, Kigali Rwanda
      Return Detail :
      -
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
      • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
      • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
      • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

    Language

    English - Guide

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    15

    Organised by Safari 2 Gorilla Tours

    Activity ID: V-192507P2

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