4-Day Nyungwe Primate Safari

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4 day Rwanda involves exploring Volcanoes National Park in the Northwestern parts Rwanda. Furthermore, the package is designed for you to enjoy a close encounter with these endangered mountain gorillas in the wild and also includes golden monkey tracking. Additionally, your gorilla safari package is exceptional in that you will have a magical encounter of both mountain gorillas and golden monkeys in their natural environment all while in Volcanoes NP Rwanda.

DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.
  • Park entrance fees.
  • Accommodation in lodges.
  • Services of an English speaking driver guide.
  • Game drives.
  • Complimentary bottled water.
  • International or regional airfares.
  • Expenditure of personal nature such as telephone calls, snacks, hard drinks, soft drinks
  • and laundry.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Maasai Village Visit 10$ p.p.
  • Balloon Safari 430$ – $450 p.p



Day 1: Kigali International Airport pick up and transfer to your hotel

Upon your arrival at Kigali Airport, you will meet our professional driver-guide, fluent in English and French and after a tea break at Bourbon coffee; you will get transferred to your hotel for checkin. After check-in, depending on your arrival time, we will proceed with Kigali genocide memorial.

Main Destination:
Lebanon Hotel
Mid-range hotel located in or near Kigali
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Non-alcoholic drinks


Day 2 : Nyanza King’s Palace and Huye Ethnographic Museum and canopy walk

After your breakfast, you will drive about 5 hours toward Nyungwe National Park. In route, you will stop in for Nyanza where Rwanda takes its roots and where the famous and majestic Rwandan kings were staying. You will get that chance to enter the king palace and learn about the royal style, the smartness and the authority of pre-colonial Rwanda. The famous Long Horns Rwandan Cows are also in the palace backyard. Their permanent keepers who pass the long days singing and interacting romantically with them are much styled to discover.
After your lunch in Butare, you will go for the Ethnographic museum and learn more about Rwandan culture.
Thereafter, you will drive about two hours to reach Nyungwe and go for an evening walk over the untapped forest. You will spot the monkeys and different bird species while walking and then after, you will get transferred to your hotel.

Main Destination:
Nyungwe National Park (Chimps)
Best Time to Visit
June to September (Dry weather, best chimp trekking)
High Season
June to September (Popular gorilla trekking time in Volcanoes NP)
Best Weather
June to October (Sunny, but not too hot)
Wildlife in Nyungwe NP


Chimpanzee Lodge
Mid-range lodge located just outside Nyungwe NP
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Non-alcoholic drinks


Day 3 : Chimpanzee trek

You will wake up early morning and after your breakfast; you will have an average of 2-hour car drive and go to meet one of the closest to human beings animals in their natural habitat, the chimpanzees. You will experience how animals and human beings are closer friends beyond imagination.
The trek normally takes between 3 and 5 hours depending where the chimps are located.

Overnight at Chimpanzee lodge.

Main Destination:
Nyungwe National Park (Chimps)
Chimpanzee Lodge
Mid-range lodge located just outside Nyungwe NP
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Non-alcoholic drinks


Day 4 : Volcanoes National Park (Gorilla Trek)

Colobus Monkeys, drive back to Kigali for your night flight
After breakfast, check-in Nyungwe Forest park office and register for colobus monkeys trekking, additional memorable experience with those so-called “ white tie” monkeys because of their impressive and beautiful dress…
Later, you will get transferred to kigali international airport.

Main Destination:
No major destination visited
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
Non-alcoholic drinks
End of tour (See Getting There for more details)
Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
You’ll be dropped off at the airport.



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