13 Days African Gorilla & Wildlife Tour-Big five Animals
Planning for primate and big five wildlife adventure to visit the eastern lowland gorillas , chimpanzee & mountain gorillas inclusive of the wildlife viewing & visiting the wildebeest migration in Tanzania? Book 13 Days Rwanda congo Tanzania tour to visit the Nyungwe forest national park for chimpanzee tracking, Kahuzi biega national park for eastern lowland gorilla trek & Volcanoes national park in Rwanda for mountain gorilla watching later transfer to the wildlife destination with the chance of viewing the wildebeest migration in the most loved national park of Serengeti in Tanzania to see the big five.
Find a unique 13 days primates and wildlife adventure tour to visit the top ranked tourism destination in East Africa and central Africa with congo gorilla safaris the leading safari expert in offering Africa tours. This 13 Days African gorillas & wildlife safari can be tailored and customized to fit in the needs for group tours and private travelers wishing to discover Africa.
Day1 : Transfer to Nyungwe Forest national Park
Upon arrival at kigali international airport, you will be welcomed by the tour guide of ultimate gorilla expeditions and transfer to the near by hotel for breakfast and later take a drive to nyungwe forest national park.The journey from kigali to nyungwe will take around 5-6 hours with stop over in some genocide memorials and lunch is en route. Reach in nyungwe in evening hours. Dinner and overnight at Nyungwe forest lodge/nyungwe hill top lodge /Gisakura Guest house. Meals F/B
Day 2 : Chimpanzee Tracking in Nyungwe Forest & transfer to Bukavu
Wake early morning for breakfast and embark into the safari jeep and transfer to nyungwe forest briefing point for chimpanzee tracking( Park headquarters 1:30 Minutes drive) for the briefing of the dos and donts about chimpanzee during the time will be with them . Enjoy chimpanzee watching the only mammals that are 98.7 % similar to human being and once found you will stay with them for 1 hours and take photos and later return to the lodge for lunch and after proceed to drive and cross the border to Bukavu in democratic republic of congo. Dinner and overnight at Orchids Hotel/ Far Horizon hotel/panorama Hotel, Meals F/B
Day 3 : Lowland Gorilla Tracking
After early morning breakfast, jump into the safari jeep and drive for 1 hours to Kahuzi biega national park headquarters for briefing about the eastern lowland gorilla trekking dos and donts ( rules and regulation) and after enter into the lowland swamps to search for the endangered eastern lowland gorillas and once found you will have one hour for photos and films and later return to the lodge for relaxation. Dinner and overnight Orchids Hotel/ Far Horizon hotel/panorama Hotel, Meals F/B
Day 4 : Transfer to Volcanoes National Park
Wake up in the sunrise morning and have your breakfast, enter into the safari jeep and drive to volcanoes national park in Rwanda located in musanze in the northern province. During the transfer the traveler will view various hills and landscape of rwanda and clearly draw conclusion why rwanda is called a land of thousand hills and lunch en-route,visit some genocide memorials along the route you will use and reach musanze in the evening hours . Dinner and overnight at Mountain gorilla view lodge/Villa De Gorilla Hotel/Silverback lodge/muhabura Hotel. meals F/B
Day 5 : Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National park
After early morning breakfast, take a 30 minutes drive to the park headquarter for briefing and gorilla group allocation . During the breifying you will be informed about the dos and donts while trekking the gorillas in the jungle and after transfer to the starting point of the gorilla trekking depending on the group allocated as Rwanda has over 10 Gorilla groups that are open for trekking, this is likely to take 2-5 hours and after return to the park to collect the gorilla trekking certificate and after go for lunch and transfer to kigali with chance of viewing the night life of kigali City. Dinner and overnight at Kigali Frame tree/ Discover youth hostel/ Kigali Serena hotel. meals F/B
Day 6 : Transfer to Akagera National Park
Wake up early morning and have breakfast, later jump into the safari jeep and transfer to akagera national park and reach in the lunch time or mid day, check in the hotel,have lunch and after noon go for boat cruise on lake ihema for about 2-3 hours as you will spot various water animals and others that stay at the water banks , return to the lodge. Dinner and overnight at Akagera game lodge/Ruzizi tented camp Meals F/B
Day 7 : Transfer to Tarangire National Park. Tanzania via Rusumo Border.
Early morning after breakfast jump into the safari jeep and drive to Rusumo border with the view of Rusumo Falls is a waterfall located on the Kagera river on the border between Rwanda and Tanzania, part of the most distant headwaters of the river Nile, and later continue the drive to tarangire national park, this will be the only long drive and reach in the evening hours . Dinner and overnight at Tamarind tented Camp/Swala tented Camp/Roika tented camp /Lake Burunge Tented Camp/Tarangire safari lodge .Meals F/B
Day 8: Game Drive in Tarangire National Park.
Wake up very early morning and go for game drive in the eco friendly national park and you will see animals moving freely in their wild and view volcanic mountain ranges and return to the lodge for breakfast and relax as you wait for evening hours to go for walking safaris to view various cultures and animals on the water banks, at night you may enjoy night game drives in the same park to see animals that move at night. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Tarangire safari lodge/ Tamarind tented Camp/Swala tented Camp/Roika tented camp /Lake Burunge Tented Camp Meals F/B
Day 9; Transfer to Lake Manyara National Park
After morning game drive in Tarangire national park & breakfast, transfer to lake Manyara national Park a lovely scenic park for spotting the tree climbing lions, good elephants and baboons. The lake itself takes up much of the park, leaving a strip of land running along its shores where game concentrates., you will have lunch en route and arrive at the lodge in the evening . Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Tree Lodge/ Kirurumu Tented Camp/Lake Manyara Serena/Lake Manyara Ranch Meals F/B
Day10: Game Drive in Manyara National Park
Wake early in the morning and go for the game drive to search for the tree climbing lions, Elephants and baboons plus other animals with in the national park and at around 11:00am return to the lodge for breakfast and relax as you wait to go back for a memorable scenic and cultural mountain biking to visit the Masai community and later return to the lodge and go for night game drive. Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Serena/Lake Manyara Ranch/Lake Manyara Tree Lodge/ Kirurumu Tented Camp Meals F/B.
Day11: Transfer to Ngorongoro Crater
After morning breakfast, embark into the safari jeep and transfer to Ngorongoro wildlife game reserve in the northern province of Tanzania and upon arrival you will enter the reserve and go to ngorongoro craters and the crater is also home to good populations of lion, leopard and hyena along with healthy herds of wildebeest, buffalo and zebra. Other wildlife here includes several cat, cheetah, jackal, Grant's and Thompson's gazelle, flamingo and bat-eared foxes, as well as approximately 400 species of bird. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro wildlife lodge/Acacia Farm lodge/The Octagon Safari Lodge/Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge/Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge Meal F/B
Day12: Visit Ngorongoro Crater & Game Drive Transfer to Serengeti national Park
Wake up early morning for another game drive in Ngorongo wildlife reserve and see the wildebeest migration and later transfer to Serengeti national park , if you arrive early you can do game drive in the near by section of Serengeti for viewing some of the big five in the wild. Dinner and overnight at Asanja Tented Camp/ Asilia Dunia Camp/ Bougainvillea Safari Lodge Meals on F/B
Day13: Game Drive and transfer to Arusha Tanzania Airport Upper Mosho.
Wake up and enjoy the game drive as you transfer through the ngorongoro national park and drive to Arusha town with the visit to the snake park and the masai community along the route to Arusha, Arrive in the afternoon hours and be dropped to the airport in Mosho upper Arusha , Kilimanjaro International Airport to get the flight back home.
End of the 13 Days Gorilla & big five wildlife safari Adventure.
- Chimpanzee tracking permit ( Nyungwe forest national Park)
- Eastern lowland Gorilla Permits( Kahuzi biega National Park)
- Mountain Gorilla Permit ( Volcanoes national park)
- Boat cruise on Lake ihema ( Akagera National Park)
- Rusumo Falls Visit ( Rwanda Tanzania Border)
- Day & Night Game Drive in Tanzania national Park( Tarangire, lake Manyara, Ngorongoro, Serengeti)
- visit to Ngorongoro Crater
- Cultural visits
- Snake Park visit
- Wildebeest migration watching.
- Drinking Water & En route Lunch
- Ground Transportation
- International Flights
- Congo Tourists Visa
- Rwanda Visa ( apply for Multiple entry Visa)
- Tanzania Visa
- All personal expenses not listed in the itinerary above