Rwanda: Expedition into the Realm of Gorillas and Chimpanzees

Rwanda: Expedition into the Realm of Gorillas and Chimpanzees

Duration: 8 Days
cost: ₹ 3,32,500
* per person without airfare

Indulge in Luxury Tailor-Made Journeys designed around your schedule, accompanied by expert local guides every step of the way. The outlined itinerary is fully customizable to suit your interests.

Travel Itinerary

  • 01


    Arrival in Kigali, Rwanda

    Upon arrival in Kigali, transfer to The Retreat, your hotel for the duration of your stay.

  • 02


    Kigali Exploration and Reflection

    Embark on a poignant visit to the Genocide Memorial Site in the morning, gaining insight into Rwanda’s history and remarkable resilience. Afterward, immerse yourself in the world of coffee, from bean to brew, at a local coffee operation. Enjoy a personalized coffee experience and lunch at a nearby restaurant. Return to The Retreat for the evening.

  • 03


    Into the Heart of Nyungwe Forest National Park

    Journey south to Nyanza to explore the King’s Palace Museum before continuing to Nyungwe Forest National Park. Check into One&Only Nyungwe House, nestled within a tea plantation on the forest’s edge. Spend the day at leisure, relaxing or exploring the park’s activities.

  • 04


    Chimpanzee Encounters and Tea Plantations

    Experience the thrill of tracking chimpanzees in their natural habitat during a morning excursion. Explore the park’s diverse wildlife and birdlife. In the afternoon, visit a local tea plantation or opt for a canopy walk in Nyungwe Forest National Park. Return to One&Only Nyungwe House for the night.

  • 05


    Serene Lake Kayaking in Kibuye

    Travel to Kibuye and check into Cleo Lake Kivu Hotel, your boutique luxury lodge overlooking Lake Kivu. Spend the afternoon kayaking on the lake with a knowledgeable guide, soaking in the breathtaking scenery. Return to the lodge for dinner.

  • 06


    Exploring Volcanoes National Park

    Embark on a scenic drive to Volcanoes National Park, home to endangered mountain gorillas. Enjoy leisure time at your luxurious lodge before an exclusive canoe trip down the Mukungwa River, offering stunning views of the Virunga Volcanoes. End the day with a sundowner by the riverbank.

  • 07


    Gorilla Trekking Adventure

    Join a gorilla-trekking group in Volcanoes National Park for an unforgettable encounter with these majestic creatures. Spend an hour observing a local gorilla family in their natural habitat. Return to One&Only Gorilla’s Nest for the night.

  • 08


    Departure from Kigali

    Embark on another gorilla trek before returning to Kigali. Enjoy lunch before relaxing in a dayroom at Kigali Serena Hotel prior to your departure flight.

    This itinerary includes active elements such as jungle hiking.

Enhance Your Experience:

Extend your stay in Volcanoes National Park for a golden monkey trek or opt for private helicopter transfers between accommodations to experience Rwanda from a unique perspective.

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