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Primates Field Study Education Tour

Current Highlights

Taking Dian Fossey’s footsteps and collecting information on Gorillas
Trekking and make observation on primates animals
Discover one of the most progressive nations, impressive and clean country in the World
Explore the Africans, their cultural heritage and you will be able to have a wide range of community lifestyle, language, share the local food and drinks and inter-cultural exchange values

per adult from

$5,912

AUD

Duration

9 days

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  • What's included :
    • 8x Breakfast
    • 8x Dinner
    • 8x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 8 nights
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    • Breakfast
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Nyungwe National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Congo Nile Trail
    • Entry/Admission - Volcanoes National Park
    What's excluded :
    • Alcoholic Beverages

  • Day 1: Kigali

    Stop At: Kigali Province, Kigali Province
    Arrive at Kigali International Airport and meet your professional guide. Drive to Discover Rwanda. After lunch, do City tour .After that walk and do shopping then back to the Hotel

    Start point Kigali International Airport, Kigali City

    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: over night Lemigo hotel

    Day 2: Akagera national park

    Stop At: Akagera National Park, Akagera National Park, Eastern Province
    Destination: Akagera National Park, Accommodation: Discover Rwanda: Meals: F/B, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, Activity: Game viewing. Spend the morning game viewing Bamboons. Drive from Kigali to Akagera national park in the North East of the country. In this savannah park you can see elephants, leopards, giraffes, lakes, buffaloes, Statungas, Hippos, Water birds. After the game drive, you will drive back to Kigali
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Over night at discover rwanda

    Day 3: Fom Kigali to Nyungwe

    Stop At: Nyungwe National Park, Butare Rwanda
    Destination: Southern Province Nyungwe National Park, Accommodation: Peace Guest House, Meals: F/B, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, Activity: Visit traditional site. Early in the morning, drive to Butare in Southern Province, visit the King’s Palace at Nyanza and then continue to the National cultural museum in Butare. After lunch to Ibis Hotel, drive through Nyungwe forest to Peace Guest House. At the museum you can see Rwandans monarchs’ years back, traditional dance and drumming
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Peace house

    Day 4: Nyungwe National Park

    Stop At: Nyungwe National Park, Butare Rwanda
    Destination: Nyungwe National Park, Accommodation: Peace Guest House: Meals: F/B, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, Activity: Trekking. Drive to Nyungwe forest and start primate walk and track Chimpanzees. Nyungwe is the National park in Africa which is oldest mountain forest. This park is the home of 13 species of primates, more than three hundred species of birds(Great BlueTouraco) and over two hundred species of flowers(Orchids
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Peace House

    Day 5: Kibuye

    Stop At: Kibuye, Kibuye, Western Province
    Destination: Karongi, Accommodation: Betania Hotel: Meals: F/B, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, Activity: Visit Napoleon Island(Bats home range). Early morning, drive to Kibuye on the shores of the Lake Kivu. See the beauty of Lake Kivu and its Islands and see Sundowners on its shores at sun set and visit Napoleon Islands and watch here several species of bats.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Betania Hotel

    Day 6: Rubavu

    Stop At: Congo Nile Trail, Avenue de l'Independance, Rubavu Rwanda
    : Rubavu, Accommodation: Kivu View Apartment, Meals: F/B, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, Activity: Relax. After an early arrive at Gisenyi at mid-day have a short stop at Kivu Sun Hotel, then inspect around Hotels and have a walk to the Rwanda- Congo border.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Kivu View apartment

    Day 7: Ruhengeri

    Stop At: Volcanoes National Park, Musanze Kinigi, Ruhengeri Rwanda
    Day 7
    Destination: Volcanoes National Park, Accommodation: Muhabura, Meals: F/B, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, Activity: Gorilla trekking. Early morning, drive to Kinigi headquarters to the Volcanoes National Park for mountain gorillas trekking.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Muhabura Hotel

    Day 8: Ruhengeri

    Stop At: Ruhengeri, Ruhengeri, Musanze District, Northern Province
    Destination: Volcanoes National Park, Accommodation: Muhabura hotel. Meals: F/B,Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, Activity: Dian Fossey site. Visit Dian Fossey’s grave the former of Karisoke Research Center and she is the first primatologist & scientist Lady who studied and protected the last Mountain Gorillas in Rwanda in 1967 until 1985.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Muhabura Hotel

    Day 9: Musanze to Kigali

    Stop At: Kigali Province, Kigali Province
    Destination: Kigali. Activity: Transfer. After lunch drive to Kigali International Airport for your flight out
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Our program is to support the students and researchers who want study primate ecology, demography and social organization. You will find yourself spending one hour or more searching and learn about several endangered species of primates such as Mountain Gorillas, Chimpanzees, Colobus, Golden Monkeys, and Baboons. The forests like Nyungwe, Akagera , Volcanoes, Parks are the homes to many wonderful birds, primates, large mammals, reptiles, insects and varieties of plants and to ensure continued water and medicinal plant resources for the local communities. In addition, we promote the students to explore varieties of flora and fauna in the jungle while making their research. Throughout the field study program the students will deeply make observations on primate and ecosystem conservation. This program deals mainly with Schools and High Institutions Learning Worldwide. This field tour takes eleven or more days in Rwanda destination like Akagera National Park,Nyungwe National Park and Volcanoes National Park.Airports
    • Kigali Intl. Airport, Kigali Rwanda
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • All visitors are expected to test negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours prior to arrival. Tourists will take a second COVID-19 test on arrival and prior to visiting any tourist attraction. • We do arrange your testing appointment. • COVID testing fee is paid by international visitors
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by VIRUNGA ECOTOURS

Activity ID: V-68769P4

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