• Great Ape and Rainforest Adventure

    This week-long adventure will take you deep into the Rwandan mountains and jungle for some of the greatest wildlife encounters. Starting in Nyungwe Forest, follow an expert naturalist guide on a journey through the ancient forest trails for an exclusive experience with the Chimpanzee. 
  • 1
7 days
From S$ 13,580/Adult

Itinerary

  • Day 01 - Singapore / Kigali
    Fly Singapore / Doha QR 945 0205/0505 - Daily (8h)
      Doha / Kigali via Entebee QR 1387 0755/1510 - Daily (8h 15m)


    Upon arrival, be met and transferred to the hotel. Afternoon, take a short city tour of Kigali including Genocide Memorial

    Overnight: Kigali
    Meals: Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 02 - Kigali / Nyungwe Forest National Park

    After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Nyungwe National Park.

    Fly Kigali / Kamembe WB 601 0700/0740 – Mon, Wed, Fri (40m)
          1510/1550 – Except Mon, Wed, Fri (40m)

     

    An ancient rainforest hugged by the surrounding tea plantations, Nyungwe Forest is home to more than a 1,000 wildlife species. Spend the next two days discovering the area’s fascinating wildlife and culture. Track the chimpanzees and come face to face with human’s closest cousins. A thrilling adventure on the Canopy Walk, the only walk of its kind in East Africa. And hike through an extensive network of lush forest trails – where you will encounter many of the endemic birdlife and primates including the Black and White Colobus, Grey-cheeked Mangabey, and the rare Owl-Faced monkeys.

    Included: breakfast, lunch, dinner daily, minibar, non-alcoholic beverages, alcoholic beverages with meals and two activities per person per day.

    Overnight: Nynugwe National Park
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

  • Day 03 - Chimp Trekking in Nyungwe

    Early morning, we will drive approximately 1 hour to the nearby Cyamudongo Forest for your chimpanzee trekking experience with an expert guide. Tracking the chimpanzees requires some patience as the Chimps are only semi-habituated and they tend to move around over a vast forest and terrain. But you will be rewarded by the curiosity and eagerness that they display around humans, and be amazed by the similarities that they share with us.

    Overnight: Nyungwe National Park
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

  • Day 04 - Nyungwe / Volcanoes National Park

    A 40-min helicopter flight will land you directly at the lodge of your choice at Volcanoes National Park. Discover the true vastness of the jungle from the air, flying over hills, rivers and volcanoes. There is option to upgrade to an additional 30-min scenic tour.

    Overnight: Volcanoes National Park
    Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner 

  • Day 05 - Volcanoes National Park
    This morning after an early breakfast, drive to the park headquarters and be briefed and assigned a gorilla group. The breath-taking trek, in which you follow in the footsteps of the rare and critically endangered mountain gorilla, the largest living primate on Earth, starts in the foothills of the Virunga with eye-catching views in all directions.

    Upon entering the national park, the paths are littered with fresh spoor of the elusive buffalo and elephant, and trekkers will be immersed in the mysterious intimacy of the rainforest, alive with lively birds and butterflies. Trekking through the forest, the experienced trackers will soon bring you up close to one family gorilla group. During the 1 hour of observing with the great apes, you will get to know about their daily life, and feeding pattern.

    Overnight: Volcanoes National Park
    Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner 
  • Day 06 - Volcanoes National Park
    This morning, we set off to track the equally rare Golden monkey. A whole new primate encounter. These small but charming monkeys live in bamboo forests on the slopes of the Virungas. They have been habituated to the presence of daily visitors, and observing them feeding and moving nimbly through the bamboo is a unique experience.

    Overnight: Volcanoes National Park
    Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner 
  • Day 07 - Volcanoes National Park / Kigali / Singapore

    Today, return to Kigali (3 hours) and transfer to the airport for your international flight out.

    Fly Kigali / Doha QR 1387 1620/0010+1 – Daily (6h 15m)
      Doha / Singapore  QR 946 0155+1/1455+1 – Daily (8h)

     

    Meals: Breakfast

 

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