Day 1: Johannesburg / Kigali Airport / Kigali / Nyungwe Forest
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Return economy airfare with RwandAir from Johannesburg to Kigali Airport. Connecting flight from Kigali to Kamembe airport. Arriving at Nyungwe National Park
. Overnight: Nyungwe Forest Lodge
Day 2: Nyungwe National Park (CHIMPANZEE TRACKING)
After early breakfast, transfer to the park board office to register for chimpanzee tracking
. Return for lunch to the lodge with a Canopy Walk
in the afternoon. Overnight: Same as on day 1
Day 3: Nyungwe NP
Day at leisure, with the option to do more of the activities on offer by the lodge (for your own account).
Overnight: Same as on day 1 & 2
Day 4: Nyungwe NP / Foothills of Volcanoes NP
After breakfast start your journey driving along the lakeshore of Lake Kivu via Kibuye town. You’ll arrive late afternoon at the foothills of Volcanoes National Park
Overnight: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
Day 5: Foothills of Volcanoes National Park (GORILLA TRACKING)
Early morning depart (05h30) from the hotel with a breakfast box to the
Volcanoes National Park
headquarters in Kinigi for your mountain gorilla
tracking. In the afternoon, tour to the nearby ex-poacher’s village.
You also have the option to visit the Bulera and Ruhondo twin lakes,
which is about an hour drive from the gorilla tracking area.
Overnight: Same as on day 5
Day 6: Foothills of Volcanoes NP / Kigali
Enjoy a morning at leisure with lunch at the lodge or enjoy the opportunity to engage in another activity in the Volcanoes area (activity cost will be for your own account). Late afternoon drive to Kigali.
Overnight: Flame Tree Village
Day 8: Kigali / Johannesburg
After breakfast we visit the Genocide Museum & enjoy a City tour: Late afternoon transfer to the airport for your flight home.