5 days Rwanda Gorilla & wildlife safari

Overview

5 Days

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Rwanda

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Gorilla Adventure

5 days Rwanda Gorilla & wildlife safari

Overview

This 5 Days Rwanda Gorilla and Wildlife safari brings you to the Volcanoes National Park which is the home of the endangered mountain gorillas located in the northwestern region of Rwanda. From Volcanoes National Park, drive the eastern region of Rwanda to encounter the big five game in the Akagera national park and finally transfer to the Nyungwe Forest National Park to witness the endangered chimpanzees in their natural habitat.

Summary Itinerary

Day 1:   Arrival in Kigali and transfer to Volcanoes National Park.
Day 2: Mountain Gorilla trekking and transfer to Akagera National
Day 3: Morning game drive and Launch cruise in Akagera National Park
Day 4: Transfer to Nyungwe National Park for chimpanzee tracking.
Day 5: Transfer to Kigali and Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1:   Arrival in Kigali and transfer to Volcanoes National Park.

Upon your arrival at Kigali International Airport, you will be picked up by our safari guide who will welcome you, greet you, and then transfer you to the Volcanoes National Park which is in the northwest of Rwanda in a few hours’ drive.

On your way, you will make a few stops for refreshment and then head to the lodge called  The Garden Place where you will check in, have a delicious dinner, and have an overnight.

Day 2: Mountain Gorilla trekking and transfer to Akagera National Park.

At the Exciting dawn, get the morning breakfast, and then you will be picked up from your lodge and taken to the briefing point with your packed lunch and drinking water to clarify on the rules and regulations for trekking gorillas.

The gorilla trekking experience will start at 8:00 am and can cover over 6 hours. At about 1:00 PM, have your packed lunch and drinking water for refreshment.

After an awe-inspiring encounter with the mountain gorillas, you will be transferred from your lodge in Volcanoes National Park to your next lodge called Akagera Game Lodge in Akagera National Park where you will check in, have dinner, and overnight.

Day 3: Morning game drive and Launch cruise in Akagera National Park.

After a comfortable night in Lodge, you will have a heavy delicious breakfast then partake in a game drive via the savanna grasslands of the park. In your comfortable safari vehicle, take lifetime photographs of the big game like lions, leopards, rhinos, buffalos, and elephants.

In the afternoon, you will embark on a boat cruise along Lake Ihema and enjoy the best scenic landscapes and wildlife such as hippos, and crocodiles as they lurk on the shores.

After an awesome boat cruise in Akagera National Park, you be transferred from your lodge in Akagera National Park to another lodge in the Nyungwe Forest national park for dinner, refreshments, and overnight.

Day 4: Transfer to Nyungwe National Park for chimpanzee tracking.

After an overnight at Nyungwe Forest National Park in your comfortable lodge, you will have breakfast and then hike on the quest searching for the famously known endangered colobus monkeys as well as engaging in bird sightings.

Here you get to encounter the famous canopy walk which was constructed about 60 meters above the forest floor where it hangs between tall trees.

Explore the best scenic landscapes in the park and transfer back to your lodge for dinner, refreshments, and an overnight.

Day 5: Transfer to Kigali and Departure.

After a comfortable night in Nyungwe National Park with wild sounds from afar distances,  you will then have a delicious breakfast and then transfer to Kigali city where you will have a stop to buy souvenirs and encounter the locals.

From Kigali city, you will then head to the Kigali International Airport for departure.

End of the safari.    

Inclusions

  • Our Quotes offered in USD
  • Full Board Accommodation
  • Bottled Mineral water
  • All meals on safari
  • 1 Gorilla Permit per person
  • Boat Ride along Lake Kivu
  • 4×4 safari vehicle with driver/guide
  • Park Entrance fees
  • Genocide memorial site tour

Exclusions

  • Visas
  • International/Domestic Flights
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Tipping
  • Laundry

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