Monkey Vervet in the wild in Rwanda, Africa

Remarkable & Rare Primates of Rwanda Including Gorilla Trekking

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Kigali, Nyungwe Forest National Park, Volcanoes National Park, Kinigi

Suggested Duration

9 Days

Rwanda's forests are full of the rare and the remarkable. Silverback gorillas beat their chests, golden monkeys shine with blue faces, chimpanzees hold out their human-like hands and mangabeys, and colobus monkeys are on display from the Congo Basin. This exclusive 9-day primate safari will take you off of the main forest trails and into a realm that is mostly unseen and undocumented. It is a journey of discovery that blends surprise and adventure as you intimately encounter over a quarter of...

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Trip Highlights

  • Explore remote forests and enjoy intimate encounters with some of the world's rarest primates, including gorillas, chimpanzees, and an array of unusual species from the Congo Basin
  • Go gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park, to spend an hour with a remote troop in Northwestern Rwanda
  • Discover a wild chimpanzee troop in Nyungwe Forest National Park and admire how their behavior feels so close to home
  • Spend a day on the trail of the endangered golden monkey to marvel at the vibrant orange fur and blue-tinged faces
  • Savor the mystique with two days of primate safari in Nyungwe, a forest that is home to a quarter of Africa's primate species, including the Angola colobus, Dent's mona monkey, grey-cheeked mangabey, Hamlyn's monkey, and L'Hoest's monkey
  • Complete the primate safari with a second gorilla trek to visit a different troop and double your memories of the forest's giants
  • Be guided by some of Africa's most experienced primate guides and garner a fresh understanding of the behavior found in Rwanda's forests

Starting Price

$11,695 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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