This 4 Days Congo Lowland Gorillas & Nyungwe Chimpanzee trekking tour will take you to two national parks in different countries where you will be able to trek the two big apes; the chimpanzees of Nyungwe national park, Rwanda and lowland gorillas in Kahuzi-Biega national park, D.R. Congo.
You will have a chance to spot other small primates like the colobus monkeys, vevert monkeys, red tailed monkeys and also different birds that will create eye catching moments. The 4 Days Congo Lowland Gorillas & Rwanda Chimpanzee trekking tour will begin and end in Kigali city where you will witness the surrounding of different hills.
Detailed Gorillas & Chimpanzee Trekking Itinerary
Day 1: Depart Kigali & Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park
Leave Kigali city and transfer to Nyungwe National park where you will be able to enjoy the presence of chimpanzees. Nyungwe forest is very interesting and unique in its way, hosting over 13 primates with over 250 bird species.
All these have attracted avid birders, chimpanzee tracking and canopy walk adventure. The journey will take about 5 hours’ drive including different stopovers. Arrive at the designated lodge and you will be allowed to check in to your accommodation.
Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking and transfer to Bukavu
Head to the park offices for briefing and this will take about 20 minutes. Be told about the dos and don’ts that you will follow while in the forest and these will be protecting both you and the primates. Among the dos and don’ts include, no feeding animals, don’t make noise while in the forest and much more. Thereafter, head into the forest to start the search and upon locating them you will spend a maximum of one hour in their presence.
Later enjoy an adventure of trekking back to the park offices. Meet the driver guide who will take you back to the lodge for lunch and after transfer to Bukavu City in eastern DR Congo where you will spend a night.
Day 3: Lowland gorilla trekking in Kahuzi-Biega National Park
Head to Kahuzi-Biega national park offices where you will have a short briefing about the gorilla tour and then head to the forest to start your search. You will then meet them in their natural habitats on the slopes of the two extinct Volcano Mountains – Kahuzi and Biega and you will be told as you witness the largest apes on planet earth.
Spend with them an hour while in their presence and this will create everlasting memory as you watch them move, play, feed and lead the group. Head back to the lodge for lunch with an option of visiting the Bukavu city in the evening.
Day 4: Transfer back to Kigali city
Head to Kigali city after crossing the border between Rwanda and D.R. Congo and right away, you will be dropped at the airport to conclude this 4 days D.R. Congo lowland gorillas & Rwanda chimpanzee safari.
End of 4 Days Congo lowland gorillas & Nyungwe chimpanzee trekking safari.
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