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Primate Paradise: An Exclusive Rwandan Journey

Kigali, Nyungwe National Park & Volcanoes National Park

9 Days / 8 Nights

Price from $ 17 500.00 per person sharing

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Discover Rwanda: An Expedition Beyond Imagination

Embark on a transformative journey, a profound exploration of Rwanda’s rich tapestry—its history, landscapes, people and incredible wildlife.

Day 1 - 2: A Warm Welcome to Kigali

Your adventure commences with a warm welcome in Kigali, Rwanda’s vibrant capital. Villa Kigali, a sanctuary of exclusivity, is your gateway to an extraordinary expedition. This exclusive-use haven, where your personal butler, private chef, and a luxurious poolside lounge ensures an indulgent start to your adventure.

Day 2: Chronicles of Resilience

Delve into Rwanda’s history at the Nyamata Genocide Church Memorial, a moving experience narrated by survivors. Wander through the Umusambi Wetlands Sanctuary, contributing to crowned crane conservation. Afternoon explorations of Nyamirambo and Kigali city immerse you in vibrant local life and culture.

Day 3: Journey to a Canopy of Serenity

Embark on a scenic transfer to Nyungwe National Park, passing through Huye and the Kings Palace. One&Only Nyungwe House beckons with its breathtaking views and curated activities, inviting you to connect with nature and local traditions.

Day 4: Whispers of the Forest

Embark on an immersive journey through Nyungwe’s forest, guided by a local ranger, in search of primates. Nyungwe has 13 species which include Colobus, L’Hoest monkey, Owl faced monkey, Blue monkey, Dent’s Mona Monkey, and Vervet monkeys. Traverse the 60m canopy walkway, and revel in the beauty of waterfalls, orchids, and exotic birds.

Day 5: Charming Chimpanzees

The highlight of your Nyungwe stay unfolds this morning with Chimpanzee Trekking, accompanied by a local ranger. Dive into the rich biodiversity of the region, complemented by an afternoon tea plantation visit and tasting.

Day 6: Enroute to Gorilla Country

Transfer by road to Lake Kivu, sail north on the Lake to Gisenyi, then continue your journey to the Volcanoes by road. Explore the Ellen DeGeneres/Diane Fossey campus en route, gaining insights into gorilla behaviour and conservation. Pre-dinner, meet the Gorilla Doctors at Singita Kwitonda Lodge for an inspiring encounter.

Day 7: A Life-Changing Encounter

A life-defining moment awaits as you embark on a Gorilla Trek, guided by a local ranger. Spend an intimate hour with a gorilla family, followed by leisure time at Singita Kwitonda Lodge, where the spirit of conservation envelops you.

Day 8: Double Delight

Opt for a second Gorilla Trek in the morning and, in the afternoon, enjoy a private scenic boat trip on the Twin Lakes, blending cultural experiences and mesmerizing views of the Volcanoes mountains.

Day 9: Primates and Parting Moments

Conclude your expedition with a Golden Monkey hike, soaking in the varied landscapes and bidding a fond farewell to the beautiful Volcanoes. Depart from Kigali International Airport, carrying with you the indelible imprints of Rwanda’s wonders and the memories of an expedition beyond imagination.


* VIP Meet & Greet at Kigali Airport
* All accommodation
* All meals and select local beverages
* Road transfers in 4WD safari Landcruisers with water, snacks, fridge & charging points
* Professional English-speaking driver & guide
* Tour of the City of Kigali
* 2 on-site activities per day at Nyungwe House – Visit chefs garden, Nature bootcamp, Spear throwing, Conservation walk, Secrets of African Tea, Hilltop Archery, Bike tour
* 1 Gorilla tracking permit per person + local porter
* Chimpanzee and Golden Monkey permits
* Conservation and park fees
* Medical Evacuation cover services


  • Embark on an awe-inspiring journey through Rwanda – from the vibrant cityscape of Kigali to the heart of the rainforest, and the tranquil shores of Lake Kivu to the majestic Volcanoes – each moment etches an indelible memory in the canvas of primate wonders.
  • Families are warmly welcomed, with a minimum age requirement of 15 years. Create lasting memories together in the heart Rwanda.
  • For those seeking a swift and scenic journey, elevate your experience with a 30-minute helicopter transfer between Nyungwe and Volcanoes at an additional cost. Soar in a 6-seater helicopter, with a maximum combined weight limit of 350 kilograms for both passengers and luggage.
  • Extend your adventure by seamlessly blending this captivating Rwandan expedition with a thrilling Big 5 Safari on the country’s eastern border. Alternatively, take a quick flight across the border to Tanzania, immersing yourself in the iconic Serengeti for a few nights. Conclude your extraordinary journey with moments of blissful relaxation on a private island in Zanzibar. Your expedition continues, weaving together the best of Rwanda and the allure of East Africa’s diverse landscapes. 
  • At Mallerby’s Luxury Travel, we are dedicated to ensuring your journey is seamless from the moment you depart your home country until your return. Let us handle all your travel arrangements, providing you with a perfect, hassle-free experience.
  • Ready to embark on this unique journey? Contact us via the contact form below or start a conversation by clicking the whatsapp icon. Let the adventure continue!

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