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8 Days DR.Congo Low Land Gorillas and Rwanda Mountain Gorillas

This is a chance to explore the wildlife in DR Congo and Rwanda; Gorilla Trekking Holiday - Tracking Mountain Gorillas Rwanda and Lowland Gorillas in DR Congo in Kahuzi-Biega national park, Mountain gorilla trekking in Volcanoes national park - Rwanda and Chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe Forest national park in Rwanda.

 Day 1: Arrival in Kigali - Rwanda.
Our tour representative will be holding a placard bearing your namely happily waiting to receive you at Kigali airport. He will immediately transfer you to a hotel in Kigali for relaxation, dinner and an overnight.

Day 2: Transfer to Nyungwe forest.
After breakfast, our tour guide will pick you from the hotel and drive southwards, en route visiting the Mirambi Genocide memorial site and the King's Palace. Overnight stay at Nyungwe Safari Lodge / Gisakura Guest House.

Day 3: Chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe forest
Very early in the morning assemble at Gisakura park headquarters for briefing from the senior park ranger before undertaking a forest walk searching for man's closest relative - the chimpanzees. Overnight stay at Nyungwe Safari Lodge / Gisakura Guest House.

Day 4: Cross Over to Bukavu in Congo
This day cross over to DR Congo in preparation for the next day's lowland gorilla trekking. It takes less than 2 hours to cross over to Bukavu town. This day you may visit the museum at Bukavu and other interesting places at Lake Kivu with a boat cruise to Idjwi Island. Overnight stay Orchides Mbayo / Coco Horizon.

Day 5: Gorilla Tracking
This day cross over to DR Congo in preparation for the next day's lowland gorilla trekking. It takes less than 2 hours to cross over to Bukavu town. This day you may visit the museum at Bukavu and other interesting places at Lake Kivu with a boat cruise to Idjwi Island. Overnight stay Orchides Mbayo / Coco Horizon.

Day 6: Boat Cruise on Lake Kivu
Enjoy a boat cruise to the coffee Island. Witness the local brewing of banana beer and the banana gardens. Return to the shores for lunch and in the afternoon drive to Ruhengeri - Kinigi. Overnight stay Mt Gorilla View Lodge | La Palme Hotel.

Day 7: Gorilla Tracking in Volcanoes National Park
Have Breakfast, with packed lunch drive to the park headquarters for a briefing. After the briefing begin the search for the gorillas in the jungle forest. This can go from 2 to 8 hours of trekking. This all depends on the movement of the gorillas. You are allowed one hour of photography when you get to the gorillas. Enjoy your packed lunch, later when out of the forest, drive back to the lodge, for dinner and overnight stay

Day 8: Golden Monkey Tracking or Dian Fossey grave, Kigali City tour and Departure
On this day you may choose to track golden monkeys or visit Dian Fossey graveyard at Karisoke. In the afternoon transfer back to Kigali. enjoy Kigali city tour; visit the Gisozi genocide memorial site and the handicrafts shops. In the evening we shall drop at the airport for your return flight.

End of 8 Days safari.