Welcome to Rwanda Travelers Guide

Day 1 Transfer to volcanoes National park.

You will be picked from your lodge/hotel or airport on arrival by our driver who will then brief you about your trip details. He will drive you along the city for a city tour then transfer you to Ruhengeri  for dinner and an overnight’s stay in your preferred lodge. The drive will be so interesting as you will view the beautiful scenery of the rolling hills on your way to the hotel or lodge.

Day 2: Mountain Gorilla trekking

Out of bed before 6:00 am, have your breakfast, pick your lunchbox with at least  liter of bottled water,  and then the  driver will drive you to the headquarters at  kinigi  for briefing .You will be grouped  according to your fitness and also the gorilla families ,after then you will leave for your trekking activity.

It may take about 2-8hrs while in the jungle looking for the gorilla group depending on how far they have moved. On your encounter with them, you will be given one hour in their presence as you watch them do their everyday  chores and also take their pictures   but your cameras shouldn’t have flashes.

You can then trace your way back to your starting point where you will be picked by our driver who will then take you back to the hotel/lodge for relaxing and dinner

Day 3:Hike the Dian Fossey’s graveyard.

Wake up very early, take breakfast and with your packed lunch leave for the the hike to the famous Dian Fossey’s grave yard  at Karisoke Research centre, where  brave Dian Fossey spent 18 years Studying , habituating and conserving the mountain gorillas. You not only visit the tomb but also encounter other wildgame like the buffalos, elephants ,different bird species and many more .You will then be driven back to your lodge /hotel for dinner and an overnight.

NB.Always remembers to carry a bottle of water and packed lunch.

Day 4:Transfer to Nyungwe National park

Wake up at your own pace, have breakfast and sign out. Our driver will then drive you to Nyungwe National park. With packed lunch, you will be driven via Kigali   for a city tour as you visit the genocide memorial sites, and then rest at the King’s palace in Nyanza where you will be made king or queen for a day after which you will be taken to your hotel /lodge for dinner and an overnight.

Day 5 : Chimp tracking

Wake up early,, have your breakfast and join the other trackers at the park for briefing by the park rangers before you live for your tracking experience of the awesome primates.Although  Nyungwe National park has slippery  terrain that is strenuous  to trek, the trekking experience is worth it , because you not only track the chimps but  meet  the I’Hoast monkeys, vervet monkeys,  Grey cheeked   Mangabeys, Angola monkeys, Silver monkeys , Red tailed monkeys,  and Olive Baboons since it is their habitat. You may also have an opportunity of birding with about 300 bird species.

Day 6: canopy walk in Nyungwe national park

Wake up at your own  time, have breakfast, and our driver will then drive you to Uwinka visitors center for a canopy  walk  to learn more about the Rwandan culture and then back to your hotel for relaxation and dinner.

Day 7:Departure

Out of bed at your own time,  have your breakfast and leave for a city tour before you are dropped off  to catch up your own flight.