Rwanda through the Lenses:

  • Day1: Kigali – Nyungwe Forest NP (Transfer)
  • Day2: Chimpanzee Tracking and Canopy Walk
  • Day3: Transfer to the Lake
  • Day4: Transfer to Volcanoes national park
  • Day 5: Mountain Gorilla Trek and Ibywaci cultural centre
  • Day6:Golden Monkeys Visit to Twin Lakes – Burere/Ruhondo
  • Day7: Return to Kigali and Departure


Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Nyungwe Forest NP

Pick up from hotel/Kigali International airport for transfer to Nyungwe Forest NP; south west of Rwanda in Gisenyi province. Visit Butare Museum, Mirambi Genocide Site and Nyanza King’s Palace among others. Proceed to Nyingwe Forest NP on arrival check in at Gisakura Guest House(Budget); Nyungwe Top View Lodge( Standard) and Nyungwe Forest Lodge (Luxury)

Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking and Canopy Walk

Rise up early, after breakfast head for the Forest Park offices for briefing on Chimpanzee tracking expedition. You have brought along your tracking gears to embark on this epic trip to see many different primate species like Grey Cheeked Mangabeys, silver Monkey, Angola Colobus, L’Hoest’s monkey and Red tailed Monkey. Later have lunch in wild and in the afternoon, proceed with Unique Canopy Forest to look for wild animals seeing you aloft the tree above as they swing from tree to tree in the dense forest. Dinner and overnight at Gisakura Guest House/ budget; Nyungwe Top view Lodge/Standarad and Nyungwe Forest Lodge/ Luxury

Day 3: Transfer to Lake Kivu

After breakfast hit the road to Gisenyi province – home to lake Kivu. On arrival have lunch and engage in an afternoon canoe ride to some of the Islands on Lake Kivu like famous Nyamirundi island – for its tasty coffee. Dinner and overnight at Paradise Marahide/ Budget; Le Gardens /Standard and Lake Kivu Serena Hotel /Luxury

Day 4: Transfer to Volcanoes Virunga NP

Breakfast then get onto the road for your transfer to Volcanoes, north west of Rwanda in Musanze province. Enjoy spaectacular scenery of the countryside. Overnight stay at Garden Place/budget; Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge/standard and Montain Gorilla view Lodge or 5 Volcanoes Gorilla Lodge/Luxury.

Day 5: Mountain Gorilla Trek and Iby’wacu Cultura Centre

After breakfast head out to Kinigi Park by 0700 hrs to get briefing on trekking ofor mountain gorillas. Locating the primates takes, photography and video works, retreat to starting point; meet up your guide for a drive back to your lodge for lunch Step out for a visit to Iby wacu cultural centre you will learn more about the Rwanda cultural practices. Later dine and wine with overnight rest at your place of accommodation.

Day 6: Golden Monkeys; Visit to Twin Lakes – Burera/Ruhondo

After breakfast head for Kinigi Park offices by 0700 hours in time for the morning briefing on the code of conduct when tracking for the shy and playful golden monkeys. Return later after the active moments up with the primates take a guided walk to the beautiful Twin Lakes of Bureara and Ruhondo. Dinner and overnight at respective places of accommodation as number days 4.5 and 6

Day 7: Return to Kigali and Departure

After Breakfast set off for Kigali city to hotel or Airport transfer to connect outbound flight to the next destination.


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