Ajuna Tours and Travel

6 Days Safari in Nyungwe National Park & Lake Kivu



This tour offers an unforgettable experience in Rwanda. You will have the opportunity to trek gorillas in Volcanoes National Park located in Ruhengeri. You can also relax and enjoy a canoe ride at Lake Kivu in Gisenyi before heading to Nyungwe Forest National Park to either go chimpanzee trekking in the forest or experience the adrenaline rush of the canopy walk.

Tour Highlights

  • Day 1: Arrival
  • Day 2: Gorilla Trekking In Volcanoes National Park
  • Day 3: Lake Kivu
  • Day 4: Drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park
  • Day 5: Chimpanzee Trekking or Canopy Walk
  • Day 6: Kigali Via Butale National Museum


  • Airport and inter-hotel transfers
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Private safari land cruiser 4x4
  • professional English Driver/Guide
  • Bottled mineral water
  • Chimpanzee permit
  • Canopy walk permit
  • Gorilla permit
  • Golden monkey permit
  • All activities & visits
  • All government taxes
  • Flights
  • Optional extras whilst in Kigali
  • Drinks throughout the trip
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses

Tour Plan

Day 01 Arrival

Upon arrival at Kigali International Airport, a professional tour guide will welcome you and take you for a city excursion. After the excursion, you will proceed to Virunga National Park via undulating and beautiful terraced hills.

Day 02 Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Start your day with a tasty breakfast at the lodge before embarking on a trek through the indigenous forest in search of gorillas. Listen to the live calls of colorful birds and chattering of rare golden monkeys, and keep an eye out for mountain buffalo and elephant. After lunch, relax at the lodge to unwind from the day's exciting activities.

Day 03 Lake Kivu

Upon completion of breakfast, you shall embark on a journey to Lake Kivu for a rejuvenating experience and a canoe ride to the hot springs. Lake Kivu is one of the Eastern African Lakes that provides an ideal environment to unwind after a rigorous gorilla trekking expedition. Your visit to Lake Kivu shall offer you an opportunity to witness a breathtaking sunset and sundowner views while observing local fishermen on their traditional boats.

Day 04 Drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park

Head out to Nyungwe Forest National Park following breakfast. The route leading to Nyungwe Forest National Park offers a wonderful sight of Lake Kivu. You will reach the park around lunchtime and spend the rest of the day relaxing. You will have dinner and spend the night at the desired hotel.

Day 05 Chimpanzee trekking or Canopy Walk

Following your breakfast, you will be escorted to the headquarters of Nyungwe Forest National Park, where you will receive a briefing. Afterward, you will be presented with the option to participate in either Chimpanzee trekking or a Canopy walk, based on your personal preference. Upon completion of your chosen activity, you will be warmly welcomed back to the hotel for a delightful dinner and overnight stay.

Day 06 Kigali via Butale National Museum

After breakfast, you will be transferred to visit the National Museum and later dropped off at Kigali airport for your international flight.

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