6-Day Rwanda Chimpanzee and Golden Monkey Trekking

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You will track chimpanzees and other primates in Nyungwe Forest National Park. Have golden monkey trekking in Volcanoes National Park on this 6 days primate safari, a signature of Rwanda. Experience authentic Rwandan culture and community, canopy walk adventure, tea experiences and boat cruise. You will be using your Jeep Land-cruiser touristic vehicle.

Day 1 – Arrival at the Kigali International Airport

On arrival at Kigali International Airport, you will be meet with a warm welcome by our company representative. Exchange some money in local currency then drive to the hotel for an overnight stay. Your professional guide driver will be at the airport ahead of time waiting for you.

Day 2 – City Tour with a Transfer to Nyungwe National Park

After your breakfast, you will start your Kigali City Tour with a visit to the Kigali Genocide Memorial. Later, you will be transferred to Nyungwe National Park, the home of chimpanzees. The journey south ouest passes through the beautiful terraced hillsides that characterize much of Rwanda’s landscape. In the afternoon, enjoy a canopy walk adventure in Nyungwe National Park. Visit and enjoy the property amenities.

Day 3 – Forest National Park , Chimpanzee Trekking, Tea Plantation

On this day, you will enjoy an early breakfast at your lodge before embarking on a thrilling hike in search of chimpanzee communities. The Rwandan chimpanzee population is thought to consist of approximately 400-500 individuals, confined to the Nyungwe National Park, including a small community in the Cyamudongo Forest. Prepare to hear these excitable primates before you see them, as their pant-hoots travel through the deep forest. During your hike, you may also spot migratory birdlife including the Ross’ turaco, grey-cheeked hornbill, red-breasted sparrow, hawk and regal sunbird. Later proceed with tea plantation experiences around the park. After these experiences, transfer to the shore of Lake Kivu.

Day 4 – Boating, Coffee Experiences Crop to Cup, Volcanoes National Park

After breakfast, you will start your morning boat cruise exploring different islands located on the lake. On this day, you will drive to Volcanoes National Park. On your way have a stopover and enjoy the Rwanda coffee experiences at Kopakiki Cooperative. On arrival, spend your time at leisure enjoying property amenities at the lodge.

Day 5 – Volcanoes National Park + Golden Monkey Trekking, Cultural Experiences

On this special day, you will have the rare opportunity to observe the famous golden monkeys. You will depart for golden monkeys trekking to observe the famous Rwandan monkeys in the Volcanoes National Park. Spend an hour with them, and be back at the base in time for lunch. Upon arrival at the lodge for lunch, enjoy lunch at the hotel or in a local restaurant in Musanze city with an afternoon cultural experience at the Gorilla Guardians formery Ibyiwacu Cultural Village. You’ll later have a transfer back to Kigali for your night life experience.

Day 6 – Shopping, Relaxation Enjoying Property Amenities in Kigali City

On your last day in Kigali, we will drop you off for your outbound flight back home.


  • Park fees(For non-residents)
  • Chimp permits(One per person, non-resident)
  • All activities(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation(Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinks(As specified in the day-by-day section)


  • International flights(From/to home)
  • 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
  • Some meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)


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