Western Lowland Gorillas

About your trip

Venture into the Congo Basin, a remote and biodiverse wilderness teeming with over 400 mammal species, including the endangered Western Lowland Gorillas. Engage with rare wildlife and breathe the pure air of untouched forests, experiencing respectful encounters with gorilla families amidst ongoing conservation efforts.

Your safari day-by-day

Day 01 | Transfer to Nyungwe Forest

Begin your adventure with a transfer to Nyungwe Forest, renowned for its rich biodiversity. Home to habituated chimpanzees and a variety of primate species, including the Ruwenzori Black & White Colobus, the forest also offers a haven for birdwatchers with over 300 bird species to spot.

Stays: Nyungwe Top Hill Lodge

Day 02 | Chimp Trekking & Canopy Walk

Begin the day early with chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe Forest. Guided by experts, traverse stunning landscapes and dense forest to encounter these fascinating creatures. Enjoy an hour observing the chimpanzees before returning for lunch. In the afternoon, experience the thrill of a canopy walk.

Stays: Nyungwe Top Hill Lodge

Day 03 | Transfer to Kamambe

Explore optional activities in Nyungwe before a leisurely drive to Kamembe, near the Rwanda-Democratic Republic of Congo border. Spend the night at Emeraude Kivu Resort, preparing for an early border crossing the next day.

Stay: Emeraude Kivu Resort

Day 04 | Gorilla Tracking

Early morning, journey to the Congo border for a gorilla trekking adventure. Meet expert guides for a briefing before embarking on the trek. Encounter these majestic creatures in their natural habitat, spending an awe-inspiring hour observing them. Return to Emeraude Kivu Resort for the night.

Stay: Emeraude Kivu Resort

Day 05 | Transfer to Kigali

Depart Kamembe for Kigali in the early morning. Drop-offs available at the airport for same-day flights. Reflect on unforgettable experiences as your journey comes to an end.

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