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Detailed 7 Days Africa Safari to Rwanda & Congo Great Apes Tour

Itineraries

Day 1

Tour Starts in Kigali (Rwanda)

The tour starts this morning with a guided tour of Nyamirambo and the Nyamirambo Women’s Centre as well as a visit to the Kigali Memorial Centre at Gisozi.

Day 2-3

Kigali – Nyungwe Forest National Park

We’ll visit the Royal Palace at Nyanza and the Ethnographic Museum in Butare before heading to Nyungwe Forest National Park for the night.

Day 4-6

Nyungwe Forest National Park (Rwanda) – Bukavu (DR Congo):

Day 4: Today we’ll cross the border into DR Congo at Bukavu. In the afternoon we’ll visit a number of projects run by John Kahekwa’s Pole Pole Foundation.

Day 5: One of the last refuges of the rare Eastern Lowland Gorilla, today you’ll be privileged to see these magnificent primates in their natural setting.

Day 6: Today we’ll see more of the natural beauty of the Kahuzi Biega National Park and combine it with another visit to one of John Kahekwa’s Pole Pole Foundation projects.

Day 7

Bukavu (DR Congo) – Kigali (Rwanda):

Day 7: Today we’ll cross back into Rwanda and head back to the capital Kigali for a farewell dinner. Those on the group flight will transfer to the airport in the late evening for their early morning flight on what would be day 8.

  • The cost of obtaining your DR Congo visa on the land border
  • Full services of a Wild Frontiers Tour Leader with local guides and drivers
  • 6 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 7 dinners
  • All transport (minibus and 4WD vehicles)
  • 6 nights accommodation (6 in hotels) with wash and change rooms on day 7
  • All entrance fees, sightseeing, permits, excursions and activities as per the itinerary
  • $200 USD per person donation to The Pole Pole Foundation
  • A carbon-offsetting contribution to Carbon Clear (if booking international flights through WF office)
  • International flights(From/to home)
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips(Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items(Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees