The tour takes you to Nyungwe Forest Park in the South West of Rwanda. Nyungwe forest covers over 10000sq.km in size. The forest habituates primates including chimpanzees and colobus monkeys, butterflies and about 300 recorded bird species of birds. On this trip, you will also Visit cultural and heritage sites including the palace of former king of Rwanda in Nyanza Nyanza and the Museum in Butare. This is a scheduled safari which departs twice a month every first Thursday and third Thursday of the month.
After breakfast, you will drive to the Park Headquarters for briefing by the guides before heading for gorilla tracking in the park. Tracking can be hard ad challenging hence requires physical fitness of the participants. Parc National des Volcans is a forest with hilly sceneries, steep slopes and swamps can make tracking a hard and tiring experience. Tracking can take as long as up to 9 hours of a walk in the forest searching for the gorillas. However an our of interaction with this closest relatives to human is indeed a rewarding experience.
Age range, type of group
Age range for Gorilla tracking is 15 years
Sleeping and meals
Its advised to choose hotels or lodges compared to camping
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