5 Days Rwanda Uganda primates safari including watching mountain gorillas in Volcanoes national park Rwanda and chimpanze tracking in Kibale national park Uganda. Of recent,spotting chimpas in the Nyungwe forest is hard and some times visitors fail to spot them where as Kibale offers a guarantee to see many chimpanzees hence an alternative itinerary to track chimps from Kibale national park
Day 1: Kigali tour – Volcanoes national park
Pick up by one of our company tour guides from you hotel in Kigali for a tour of Kigali city. Kigali is a beautiful modern and very clean city, offering visitors a chance to visit Gisozi genocide site, craft shops and local markets. Have lunch and later hit the road driving north-wards to Volcanoes national park in Musanze province. Dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury), Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge / La Palme (Mid-range), Muhabura Hotel (Basic).
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking – Ibywacu Cultural Village
Start your day with breakfast at your hotel, proceed with your tour guide to the Kinigi park headquarters for briefing. Go gorilla trekking with your guide and an armed guard in the Volcanoes forest in search for Mountain gorillas meet them, it’s a great opportunity to study, photograph them. Their behavior and mannerism is mesmerizing and the way they communicate, silverback controls the group is very much eye catching. In the afternoon, you will visit the Ibyiwacu cultural village where you will discover more about the Rwandese culture and also get entertained by the traditional dancers and later return to your lodge for dinner and overnight at
Day 3: Transfer to Kibale National Park
This day is dedicated to travelling to Kibale National park in Uganda, the East African primate’s capital, reaching late evening in time for your dinner and overnight. Enjoy the beautiful views of mountain Rewnzori. Enroute, visit to the Tooro Kings palace. Dinner and Overnight at Chimpanzee guest house (budget), Crater safari lodge (mid range), Kyaninga lodge (luxury)
Day 4: Chimpanzee Tracking And A Visit To Bigodi Wetland
Start your day with breakfast at your lodge and with your guide drive to Kibale park offices for briefing before entering the forest in search for chimpanzees. Kibale forest national park is called the primate capital of east Africa because of the high primate population it has. It’s the only national park in east Africa where one can have the best primate tracking viewing the chimpanzee man’s closest primate and many other primates like monkeys plus a number of bird species.
After have lunch, in the afternoon head to the Bigodi wetlands if you are interested in birding or visit the Bigodi community for community tourism and later return to your lodge
Meals and overnight at your hotel
Day 5: Departure
Wake up early for breakfast at your hotel and with your guide, hit the road driving back to Rwanda reaching on time for Departure at your hotel or airport.