Project Description

Take a look at Rwanda’s history in a turbulent time,
feel nature and get to know wildlife, like gorillas!

Rwanda is known as the  «Country of a Thousand Hills» due to the mountainous terrain, and its land is covered with green, mountainous areas. On the tour, you’ll get to know wildlife like gorillas and chimpanzees in the national park while learning Rwanda’s history and touching past.

We set up chimpanzee trekking tours in Nyungwe National Park that take one day and a day of gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park.

When you’re free, we recommend visiting African souvenir shops/vendors at the local market. Most of Rwanda’s nature remains intact, especially the  waterfalls and Lake Kivu ecosystem. Join us, let’s go on a charming tour of the beautiful, small country that is Rwanda!

Points from this tour

1Recommended for beginners in Africa!

Kigali, Rwanda’s city is beautiful, with an average daily temperature of between 17° C and 25° C all year round. Kigali is well known and regarded as one of the cleanest cities in the world. The roads are well marked and lit, ensuring the safety of every user. We highly recommend Kigali to visitors, especially those in Africa for the first time.


2Gorilla walk

One cannot speak of sightseeing tours in Rwanda without mentioning, Gorilla! The resident guides are extremely well informed and aware of the geographical features that make the mountainous home of the Gorilla families. Tagged with GPS chips, you’re almost 90% guaranteed to spot them. Gorillas live in family groups, led by the Silverback Gorilla, named so because of the distinct silver patch of hair on their backs. A silverback is typically more than 12 years of age and my, aren’t they a sight to behold!  with luck on your side, you may spot a lovely baby Gorilla!


The commitment of the safari tour is here.

Tour Highlights

Nyungwe National Park

Nyungwe National Park is a vast rain-forest, largely unspoiled, and extending into mountainous areas. It is rich in biodiversity, with spectacular views. Nyungwe is an important protected area for wildlife, home to 13 species of primates such as chimpanzees, colobus monkeys and the L’Hoest’s monkey, which is endemic to the Abertine Rift. It is also famous for ornithology, hosting 200 bird species, thus welcoming many birdwatchers annually. Are you one of them?

Lake Kivu

Lake Kivu is a lake one of the African Great Lakes, on the Albertine Rift, near the border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo and has become a popular resort destination in Rwanda, with a growing number of luxury hotels. People in Rwanda visit often!

Volcanoes National Park

Volcanoes National Park, one of the three national parks in Rwanda, consists of five non-active volcanoes, as derived from its name. The highest peak is the 4,507 m Karisimbi volcano, with about 650 mountain gorillas said to be inhabiting the foot of the mountain. You can see wild gorillas here, along with some of the most spectacular scenery in Rwanda.

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Tour schedule

Dia 1

Arrival in Kigali

Arrival at Kigali airport. The staff will pick you up from the airport to the hotel depending on your arrival time. If time allows, you can visit interesting places such as the craft market in Kigali.

Breakfast / –
Lunch / –
Dinner / –

Kigali Overnight

Dia 2

Kigali – Nyungwe National Park
Breakfast at the hotel.
The tour guide will pick you up.
Head to East Africa’s largest Nyungwe National Park. There are 13 species of primates in this national park, including Colubus, Mongoose, cerval cats and Chimpanzees. There are also 310 species of birds that live here, making it a bird watcher’s paradise.
Before entering the national park we will have lunch in the city of Butare.
Sit on a small hill in the national park to enjoy the view and later, relax in the charming hotel.

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Lunch /O
Dinner /O

Overnight in Nyungwe.

Dia 3

Nyungwe National Park / Trekking Chimpanzee
Leave the hotel early in the morning and head out for chimpanzee trekking.
We tracked two groups of chimpanzees, Cyamudongo or Uwinka (winkers), a family of about 80 chimpanzees.
You can also walk up to the magnificent Isumo waterfall or along the Canopy Walk suspension bridge.

There are a number of available extra options of activities, to enjoy.

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Overnight in Nyungwe.

Dia 4

Lake Kivu
After breakfast, leave for Kivu.
Tourism in Lake Kivu: The joy of this area is driving between the towns, with the road weaving through hills and mountains beside the lake from Gisenyi all the way to Cyangugu, with Kibuye almost at its centre point. Please enjoy a walk to Ndaba Falls and the city of Kibuye if the weather permits.
Lunch will be served at the hotel, with the rest of the day at leisure.

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Overnight in Kibuye

Dia 5

Volcanoes National Park
After breakfast, we head to the gorilla trekking hills – the Virunga mountain range.
It’s about 4 to 5 hours of movement / moderate hiking.
Arrival at the hotel. It’s important to be in good physical condition for tomorrow’s gorilla trekking. Stretch in your free time!

Breakfast /O
Lunch /O
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Overnight in Kinigi

Dia 6

Volcanoes National Park / Gorilla trekking
Depart early in the morning, for gorilla walk.
Transfer to the Rwandan Tourist Office (ORTPN) by car. From there we will move to the trekking point.
We traced a group of seven groups of gorillas.
Trekking lasts between an hour and a half and eight and a half hours. You can spend an hour with a gorilla after you meet a family/group of gorillas.
It is incredible, being remarkably close to these rare animals, be sure to enjoy this unforgettable moment.

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Overnight in Kinigi

Dia 7

Kigali / Departure
Breakfast at the hotel.
After breakfast, check out and drive to Kigali. If time permits, a visit to the Kigali Genocide Memorial Center is a must.
Drop off at the airport depending on flight time.

Breakfast /O
Lunch / –
Dinner / –

Overnight on the plane.


Flame Tree Village
Flame Tree Village
Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel
Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel
Flame Tree Village
Moriah Hill Resort
Flame Tree Village
Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge

Photo Gallery


Rwanda meeting chimpanzee gorilla 7 days

Travel fee

USDPlease ask

· Round trip transfer to the airport.
· Ground transport transport
· Transfer to Land Cruiser
· Accommodation area, indicated on the itinerary, food.
· Chimpanzee tracking permission
· Gorilla tracking permit
· Tours and activities listed in the itinerary.
· Entrance fee and taxes within all parks.
· English guide

· International flight (taxes)
· Visa
· Drinks, room service chips, doormen, personal expenses, luggage insurance.
· Porters in gorilla tracking for people with heavy luggage with backpack, etc.
· Facturas telefónicas, lavado, artículos no incluidos en el itinerario.
· Guía o fichas de acompañantes locales.
· Chip
* Chip estimado
Guía: USD 20/1 día.
Conductor: USD 10/1 día
Portero: USD 1/1 veces

Place of departure From Kigali International Airport
Departure date Please ask
Alojamiento Kigali
Flame Tree Village78Nguyen
Nyungwe Top View Hill HotelKibue
Moriah Hill ResortKinji
Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge
Touring driver Local staff will be informed
Minimum number of people 2 People
Travel code RW002
Request and inquiries for this tour from here.

Tour option

In addition to the options in the basic excursion program, you can enjoy more traveling.
If you wish, please tell us when you wish to take the tour.

Canopy Walk

You can experience one of the best canopy walks in East Africa. The route lies in a deep and steep valley, and extends into vast forest.

It’ll be about an hour and a half of walking.

★ optional additional charge USD please check

The Rwandan tour is here