Looking for the affordable safaris and tours in Rwanda in the Nyungwe Forest National Park. Here you find best Rwanda tour operators offering the well suitable chimpanzee safari holiday in Rwanda which can either start from Kigali, Musanze or Gisenyi town to the Park. All tours in Rwanda to this park can be included with the other products like wildlife safari in Akagera National Park, gorilla trekking safaris in Volcanoes National Park and the beautiful Rwanda culture.
The above listed safari companies offers affordable Rwanda safari tours that combine the local community based tourism in Rwanda like visiting places like Azizi Life Experience in Muhanga and Iby’wacu Cultural Village in Musanze which is a collection centre of whole those once gorilla hunters and now are Eco – warriors and they do promote cultural tourism in Rwanda and visiting this place you will experience the historical legend of Rwanda Kingdom.
Each visitor pay $ 20 USD for the cultural performance and story telling of Rwanda culture and those willing to spend whole day at the Iby’wacu cultural village pay $ 35 USD and includes visit to the nearby local communities. The Iby’wacu Cultural Village offers Eco cottages to clients interested to stay around the place.
Tourist can also visit the interesting places like the Musanze Cave and Buhanga Eco Park and all these offer interesting excursions after amazing gorilla treks, golden monkey tracking and Mount Visoke and Karisimbi hike. Don’t miss the visit to twin Lakes (Burera and Ruhondo) which offers undulating landscapes at the foots of Volcanoes National Park.
Travelers with more time in Rwanda experience the other interesting tourist experience like the Dancing Pots which is offered by local communities and this also give high chance to interact with the local communities. Gisenyi town offers breathtaking and amazing holidays at the shores of Lake Kivu and here there is several lodges that you can stay depending on your budget from Luxury to Budget lodges and hotels. Activities to experience you can take a boat cruise cruise along the Lake Kivu visit the fishing villages and Hot springs where you meet a local gentleman to offer you leg message and also this boat cruise offers you scenic of the undulating terrains.
Enjoy the Kayaking experience from the Kingfishers and this Lake is great birding spot which stay at the shores of the Lake. This Lake is shared by Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Rwanda, and in Democratic Republic of Congo you enjoy the Lake staying at the Tchegera Islands Tented Camp that is pitched at the shores and you enjoy nice songs of the birds. In Rwanda, at Kibuye you will find beautiful lodges like Cormoran Lodge that is at the shore and staying here you enjoy all the breeze of the Lake.
Rwanda is now so much suitable tourist destination and apart from escorted trips you can take self drive holidays and this is so much possible with private rented cars from suitable car rental agencies in Kigali, Rwanda.
The above trusted tour operators offers African safaris that can take you to the nearby tourism regions like Democratic Republic of Congo which also offers lowland gorillas in the Kahuzi Biega National Park, Bukavu and this park offers more activities like the nature walks and hiking to mountains in the park. Don’t miss the Lwiro Chimpanzee Sanctuary and each traveler pay $ 60 USD to experience the conservation work at the sanctuary.
Tourists can use one Democratic Republic of Congo tourist visa that is valid for 14 days and visiting both parks (Kahuzi and Virunga) and here you can first visit the Lowland gorillas and after transfer to Goma using boat cruise from Bukavu to Goma and each person pays $ 50 USD and upon arrival the Virunga Foundation staff will pick you and transfer you to Lac Kivu Lodge situated at the shores of Lake Kivu.
As arranged to transfer with the Vehicle from the Virunga Foundation, Today you will be transferred to Rumangabo, Mikeno Lodge and you spend the experiencing the gorilla conservation at the Senkwekwe gorilla orphanage and then the following enjoy the chimpanzee habituation experience in the Tango forest that is nearby the Mikeno Lodge. Later transfer to Bukima Tented Camp point for the gorilla trek and this is so amazing and unforgettable experience for gorilla photography experience. After this great expedition stay at Kibumba Tented Camp a moderate exclusive camp in Virunga National Park and staying here you can enjoy the vibrant Democratic Republic of Congo culture from the nearby local communities.
Virunga National Park, as the oldest park in Africa is one of the park that one wouldn’t miss to visit because of the unique tourist products that are not found else where and before leaving this park take the Nyiragongo trekking adventure a 2 day experience and the adventure starts from Kibati patrol point and to reach the top it takes 8 – 9 hours depending on the speed of the participants in the group and while on the summit stay in the Nyiragongo shelters and do not forget to hire the Mikeno package or come with your sleeping items. Then descending takes 4 – 5 hours and then the vehicle will transfer you back to Goma and later transfer back to Kigali or Uganda.