5 Days Congo Gorilla Tour & Nyungwe Chimps Trekking will offer you opportunity to track the chimpanzees in Nyungwe Forest National Park, colobus monkeys or forest canopy walk and then also track the lowland gorillas in Khauzi Biega National Park.
Day 1: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park.
In the morning, you will be picked from your hotel in Kigali and transfer southwards to Nyungwe national park with en route visit to the national museum in Butare, the Murambi genocide memorial site, the Nyanza king’s palace. Dinner and overnight at stay Nyungwe Forest Lodge(Luxury)/Nyungwe, Top View Lodge(Deluxe)/Gisakura Guest House.(Budget).
Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking and afternoon Colobus monkey/Canopy walk.
After breakfast transfer to the park headquarters and attend to a briefing from the park warden on do’s and don’ts while tracking chimps. The will then transfer to the starting point of the chimpanzee hiking trail. Expect to meet Chimpanzees, black and white colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys, baboons along the trail. Return to the lodge for lunch an later go for Forest Canopy walk or colobus monkey tracking.
Day 3: Transfer to Bukavu- DR Congo.
In the morning, after a relaxed breakfast, you will drive Khauzi Biega NP in Bukavu via Cyangugu boarder. You will reach early for lunch and in the afternoon, you may go for a walk to Mbayo tea plantation and the research center or fishing village. Dinner and overnight at Orchid safari Lodge. (Luxury/Mid Range)/Hotel Horizon (Budget).
Day 4: Lowland Gorilla tracking tour in Kahuzi Biega – DR Congo
In the morning, you will head for the memorable adventure of tracking the lowland gorillas in Kahuzi Biega National park. Tacking lowland Gorillas is very amazing, lowland Gorillas differ from the mountain gorillas, the lowland gorillas are bigger in size, usually takes 1-4 hours tracking the lowland Gorillas. The lowland Gorillas stay in bigger families as compared to mountain gorillas; you will not regret the safari effort once you meet the amazing Gorillas! After tracking, you will go for a nature walk in the Kahuzi Biega park and visit Tshibati waterfalls, visit bukavu town, and the surrounding traditional homes. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Transfer back to Kigali
In the morning, you will drive back to Kigali reaching in the evening.
End of Safari