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Primate Tracking & Birding Safaris Tour In Rwanda

Country: Rwanda
City: Nyungwe
Duration: 6 Day(s) - 5 Night(s)
Tour Category: Bird Watching Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

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Primate Tracking & Birding Safaris Tour in Rwanda

Day 1; Arrival
Arrive in Kigali at Kanombe airport where you will meet Kawira Safaris’ driver and tour guide then transfer to your hotel in Kigali City. Dinner and overnight: Hotel chez Lando or Lemigo Hotel

.Day 2; Nyungwe Forest.
This morning leave for Nyungwe Forest National Park. Have stops en route at places of interest including local markets, the traditional palace of Rwanda’s Former King in Nyanza. You will visit the Botanical Gardens and a cultural museum in Butare; you will have Lunch en route before proceeding to Nyungwe Forest across cute hilly sceneries modified by tea plantations. Dinner and overnight at Nyungwe Top View Hotel

Day 3; Nyungwe Forest
This morning after your break fast, go for chimpanzees tracking and other primates such as colubus monkeys. You will continue on a guided nature walk in the forest searching for birds including; the black and white casqued hornbill, turaco and many others, the forest has over 300 species of birds. Dinner and overnight Nyungwe Top View Hotel

Day 4; Parc National des Volcans.
This morning you will transfer from Nyungwe forest park to Parc National des volcans. You will see stunning sceneries of hills/volcanoes en route to Kinigi: Dinner and overnight: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge or Muhabura Hotel

Day 5: Parc National des Volcans
Drive to the Park Headquarters for briefing by the guides before heading for gorilla tracking in the park. Tracking can be hard ad challenging thus requires physical fitness of the participants. Parc National des Volcans is a forest with hilly sceneries, steep slopes and swamps can make tracking a hard and tiring experience. Tracking can take as long as up to 6 hours of a walk in the forest searching for the gorillas. However an hour of interaction with these primates is indeed a rewarding experience. Dinner and overnight: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge or Muhabura Hotel

Day 6: Parc National des Volcans – Kigali.
This day you will hike to the Golden monkey and visit local communities. There after drive to Kigali and transfer to Kigali airport for your return flight.

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