6 Days Primate Tours and Kivu Communities
Day 0: Greetings and Briefing of the Trip
You will be met and greeted by your trip guide and he/she will brief you on your Safari and overnight
stay in Kigali and relax at your Hotel/Place
Day 1: Kigali City Tour and overnight in Musanze
In the morning after breakfast, you are going to see Kigali, Capital of Rwanda.
Start the city tour by visiting museums, markets, Mount Kigali and Gisozi memorial site for learning
more about genocide against Tutsi of 1994, and campaign against genocide. We drive for 2 hours in the
north of Rwanda and overnight in Musanze
Day2: Virunga National Park - Rubavu
Golden Monkeys in Virunga National Park
Early in the morning after breakfast, you will be transferred to Volcanoes National Park headquarters for
your golden monkeys trek. You will arrive at the main office at 7:00 am for a short briefing and coffee
break before going on your trek.
Return at lunchtime and then Drive to the Lake Kivu in western of Rwanda. Check in the hotel and relax
on the beach, and at the evening time do the boat ride with the fishermen and overnight in Rubavu.
Day3: Full day in Rubavu visiting the communities
Leave the footprint in the community walking in the village to interact with the locals, and experience a
unique opportunity to learn how Rwandans make their own household materials using clay. Activities
include participating in mixing clay, sand and water and make a handmade craft of your choice. After
boat to experience traditional healing practices, while you hike with them on their healing trail, and
learn about different herbs used for different types of illness. Finally, you enjoy and participle in
traditional Rwandan dances using traditional music instruments and overnight at Rubavu.
Day4: Rubavu - Rusizi
Early in the morning, you will be heading to the west-southern of Rwanda, with an option of the tea with
farmers. Stopover in Kibuye will award you the views of the Lake and Lunch time. Along the way, you
will enjoy the thousands of beautiful green hills that make up our country as well as views of Kivu Lake.
Visit environmental museums to learn a lot about environmental plants, flora and fauna, and after,
enjoy the Lake Kivu by motorboat ride to Islands to see velvet monkeys and bats on the Napoleon Island
and a short walk to Peace Island before continue our way to Rusizi and overnight in Nyungwe or Rusizi.
Tour on and around Lake Kivu
Day5: Chimpanzee and Canopy in Nyungwe National parks
After your early breakfast, you will enter the Nyungwe forest to trek for chimpanzee. A walk into the
forest with knowledgeable guides well versed in botany, ornithology, and interspecies relationships will
be a whole new learning experience for you. You will return to the guest house for lunch.
In the afternoon, you can either opt for the Nyungwe canopy walk or a nature walk to the waterfalls and
Overnight in Nyungwe.
Day6: Nyungwe – Huye - Kigali
After early morning breakfast, you will drive going out the Nyungwe Forest. On the way, you will visit
Ethnographic Museum of Butare , Nyanza King’s Palace in Nyanza build in 1934. Nyanza was the capital
of the ancient Rwanda Kingdom before the arrival of the Europeans. Afterwards, we drive you in Kigali
and overnight in Kigali.
- Culture tours
- Hike Congo Nile trail
- Golden monkeys
- Boat trips
- Kigali City tour
- Fishing if applicable.
- Guiding fees
- Five nights’ accommodation
- A professional driver/guide
- Transportation in Land cruiser
- All Meals
- All entrance fees (All activities to be done)
- Pick up and drop off
- Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
- Alcoholic drinks/spirits
- Personal Insurance and International flight (from/to home)
- Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fee, tips, etc)
- International flights (From/to home)
Cancel this trip for full refund 48 hours before the date