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Our 4 Days Gorilla and Chimpanzee Safari in Virunga National Park will lead you to Virunga will lead you through the angelic hilly landscapes of Rwanda to Virunga national park for mountain gorillas and tracking chimpanzees in the conservation area, both activities may seem similar but they have different experiences, chimpanzees were habituated recently in the park, these are swifter in their feeding behavior, social, intelligent and can use tools, mountain gorillas just like the chimpanzee live freely within the forest.

Itinerary Overview

Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Goma

Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking

Day 3: Mountain gorilla trekking

Day 4: Departure.

4 Days Gorilla and Chimpanzee Safari in Virunga National Park

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Goma

You will be picked by our company representative who will transfer you to Goma from Kigali, arriving to clear at the border before we proceed on our great mountain gorilla trekking tour, Virunga national park is home to several animal and plant species, the national conservation area extends to the Semiliki valley and is part of the great east African rift valley region dinner and stay overnight at;

Luxury: Bukima Tented camp | Mikeno lodge

Midrange: Kibumba camp

Best budget: Tchegera tented camp

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking

Early morning breakfast and transfer to the park center for chimpanzee tracking, have been recently habituated for visitors coming to Virunga volcanoes, tracking chimpanzees is much easier compared to mountain gorillas, it takes 2-3 hours in groups of 6 to do the activity  and one hour is allowed with the species, chimpanzee are very close relatives to mankind as they share up to 98% of the human DNA, later which you will return to the lodge for dinner and relaxation.

Luxury: Bukima tented camp | Mikeno lodge

Midrange: Kibumba camp

Best budget: Tchegera tented camp

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3: Gorilla Trekking

Following breakfast, you will be transferred to the park center to start the day’s activity, you will be divided into groups to track gorilla families, depending on how far the gorilla families have moved, you will take 2 or more hours trekking You are allowed 1 hour with these gentle giants after locating them. After this experience starts the journey back to the headquarters and proceeds to the camp overnight.

Luxury: Bukima tented camp | Mikeno lodge.

Midrange: Kibumba camp.

Best budget: Tchegera tented camp.

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Day 4: Departure to Kigali

Following an early morning breakfast, we will transfer to Kigali, having stopovers en-route for picture moments and enjoying the mountain landscape of the land of a thousand hills.

Trip includes

  • All ground transportation.
  • Border crossing fees.
  • Park and conservation fees.
  • English speaking guide.
  • Water on board.
  • Meals and drinks as indicated in the travel plan.
  • Accommodation as identified.
  • Gorilla permit.
  • Chimpanzee permits.

Excludes

  • Visa fees and air tickets.
  • Meals and drinks not included in the travel plan.
  • Gratitude and tips to hotel staff.
  • Extra costs as a result of personal delays.
  • Item of personal nature.
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