5 Days Congo Lowland Gorillas & Nyungwe Chimpanzees

Involve yourself on the 5 Days Congo Gorilla tour & Nyungwe Chimpanzees to experience Congo’s finest treasures in Kahuzi Biege National park and Nyungwe’s unique creatures the rare species of Chimpanzees an exceptional experience that should not be missed.

Trip Overview

Day 1: Transfer-Nyungwe Forest National Park

Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking-Canopy Walks Nyungwe

Day 3: Transfer-Kahuzi Biege-Bukavu Congo

Day 4: Lowland Gorilla Trekking-Kahuzi Biege

Day 5: Departure-Kigali

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer-Nyungwe Forest National Park

Wake up early in the morning have breakfast then transfer Southwards to Nyungwe Forest National Park to encounter the chimpanzees and en-route, you will visit the Nyanza King’s palace Museum where you will get to know about the ancient Kingdoms of Rwanda.

After having your lunch, you will proceed straight to Nyungwe forest National Park. You will get here in the evening and go to your lodge/ hotel for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight. Nyungwe Forest Lodge-luxury, Gisakura Guest House-Budget, Nyungwe Hill top lodge-mid range.

chimpanzee Tracking Nyungwe

Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking-Canopy walks in Nyungwe

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to experience chimpanzee tracking in the forest. You will proceed direct to the park headquarters i.e Uwinka Visitors Center where you will be distributed in groups of 6-8 people and be briefed on the Dos and Don’ts around the chimpanzees.

After, you will proceed to penetrate the forest to track the rare species of Chimpanzees and en-route, expect to spot the black and White Colobus Monkeys, vervet monkeys for a period of 5-8 hours. Return to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Nyungwe Forest Lodge-Luxury, Nyungwe Hill top Lodge- Mid range, Gisakura Guest House- Budget.

Day 3: Transfer-Bukavu Congo

Wake up have breakfast then embark on your journey towards the Cyangungu border post so as to traverse the border to Bukavu town then to Kahuzi Biege National park to track the Eastern Lowland Gorillas. With lunch en-route Bukavu, you will go visit the Mbayo Tea Plantation to learn about Tea Processing. After this, transfer to your lodge/ hotel for dinner and overnight. Orchid Safari Lodge- Midrange/ Luxury, Hotel Horizon-Budget.

Day 4: Lowland gorilla trekking-Kahuzi Biega NP

Wake up early take breakfast, then embark on your journey to track the rare species of lowland gorillas in Kahuzi Biege National Park. Transfer the briefing point to learn of the Dos and Don’ts around the Eastern Lowland Gorillas then later in groups of 8 penetrate the forest to track the Gorillas. After tracking, proceed for a nature walk to explore the stunning Tshibati falls as you spot amazing views of Bukavu town then later after the walk,  return back to your hotel/ lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight. Orchid Safari Lodge-mid range/ luxury, Hotel Horizon-Budget.

Day 5: Transfer-Kigali

Wake up early in the morning take breakfast then embark on a drive back to Kigali and en-route, you will stop to visit Murambi genocide memorial to learn about the Genocide event. After this, you will transfer straight to you lodge/ hotel for relaxation or airport for your flight back home.

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