Mountain gorilla. Volcanoes National Park, Kinigi, Rwanda

Best of Rwanda Tour: Gorilla Trekking, Chimpanzees, Culture & More

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

Rwanda

Places Visited

Kigali, Butare, Nyungwe Forest National Park, Lake Kivu...

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Suggested Duration

9 Days

Rwanda enchants. From the mountain gorillas that occupy its forests to the inspiring communities that welcome you with smiles, this small country is one of Africa's great surprises and greatest success stories as you will be embraced by a journey that combines cultural connections with surreal primate encounters. Over your 9-day itinerary, you will see the best of Rwanda with two gorilla treks and the chance to see many endangered species.

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Trip Highlights

  • Go gorilla trekking and visit two contrasting troops in the enchanting rainforest of Volcanoes National Park
  • Spend two hours with wild mountain gorillas to admire their behavior, from the silverbacks that beat their chests to the play of the youngsters
  • Track chimpanzees in Nyungwe Forest National Park and discover a troop's intimate social structure
  • Discover a dozen rare primate species beneath the Nyungwe Canopy, many of them endangered or critically endangered in the wild
  • Explore Rwanda's history and find a country that remembers the past but firmly looks towards the future
  • Spend a day with a rural Rwandan community, learning about life in remote Africa and sharing stories with ebullient locals

Starting Price

$5,440 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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