They’re the closest animals out there to us homo sapiens, and on this trip we aim to bring you as close as possible to these majestic creatures. There’ll be gorillas, monkeys and chimps in abundance on this 9-day trip through Rwanda and Uganda. Take part in jungle trekking, embark on boat and jeep safaris in national parks, and learn about Rwanda’s fascinating culture and history along the way. With an expert local CEO throughout and comfortable lodges to relax in during your down time, your focus can stay on spotting rare primates in their natural habitat.
Arrival transfer. All National Park entrance fees. Orientation tour of Kigali including the genocide memorial and lunch at Hotel Rwanda. Guided Mountain Gorilla Trek with permits. Golden Monkey Trek with permits. Visit Ros Carr’s home and orphanage. Tour and demonstrations at a tea factory/farm. Guided Chimpanzee Trek with permits. Safari game drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Wildlife boat cruise in Kazinga Channel. Visit the equator line and a drum workshop. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
8 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 6 dinners. (Allow USD50-100 for meals and drinks not included.)
Comfort hotel/lodges (8 nts).
4×4 Land Cruiser(s), walking, hiking, boat.
Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides, experienced gorilla trackers, park rangers.
Small group experience; Max 14, avg 10.