8 Days Rwanda Safari offers an opportunity to tour the very best of Rwanda including gorilla trekking, trek chimps, wildlife viewing cultural tour in Kigali city.
Day 1: Arrival at the Kigali International Airport.
On arrival at the Kigali Airport, our Gorilla Trek Africa tour guide will welcome you, brief you about your safari then take you toKigali for your dinner and overnight at Chez Lando Hotel (Budget)/The Manor Hotel(Luxury)/Kigali Serena Hotel(Luxury) where you will have Dinner and overnight stay.
Day 2: Transfer to Akagera National Park.
In the morning, you will be picked by the guide and set off to Akagera National park. The park borders with Tanzania, with beautiful undulating plains, dense broad-leafed woodland, lighter acacia woodland and rolling grassland with an extensive series of lakes surrounded by papyrus swamps forming a sprawling wetland. On arrival after lunch at Akagera game Lodge, you will be for a boat cruise on Lake Ihema, where you will see animals as Hippos, Crocodiles, buffalos and variety of bird species. Return to the Lodge for Dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Morning Game drives and afternoon transfer to Volcanoes NP.
After a cup of tea, undertake a morning game drive in Akagera national park in search of elephants, buffalos, giraffe, hyenas, and many more as well as different bird species. Return to the lodge for a late breakfast, and later drive back to Kigali where you will have your lunch. Later set off to Volcanoes national park in Ruhengeri. Dinner and overnight at Hotel Muhabura.(Budget)/La Palme Hotel(Deluxe)/Mountain Gorilla view Lodge(Luxury)
Day 4: Gorilla tracking and afternoon transfer to Lake Kivu.
Take an early morning breakfast and transfer to the park headquarters of Parc National des Volcans for a briefing from the ranger guides. Begin trekking the mountain gorillas in the lush rainforest at the slopes of the Virungas. The activity ranges between 1 – 8 hours depending on the movements of the gorillas in the jungle and the gorilla group you take. On return from the gorilla tracking, the guide will take you for lunch and later transfer to Lake Kivu. Dinner and overnight at Malahide paradise Hotel(Budget)/Stipp Hotel(Deluxe)/Lake Kivu Serena Hotel(Luxury).
Day 5: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National park.
After a relaxed breakfast, you will set off a scenic drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park through scenic valleys and terraced hills. Reach Nyungwe in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at Gisakura Guest House(Budget)/Top View resort(Deluxe)/Nyungwe forest Lodge(Luxury).
Day 6: Chimpanzee trekking and nature walk.
Take your breakfast before 6.00 am and embark on chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe Forest. Expect to encounter the Angola colobus monkeys, forest birds, and butterflies. There are 13 primate species in the forest. In the afternoon if still strong, you may go for nature walk or cultural walk to the Banyarwanda community. Dinner and overnight (Day 5)
Day 7: Return to Kigali.
In the morning after breakfast, you will set off for Kigali with en route visiting the King’s Palace at Nyanza, Butare Museums and Murambi Genocide Memorial Site. You will reach Kigali late in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight (Day 1)
Day 8: City Tour and departure.
In the morning, you will have a city tour, where you will visit the museums, the local markets, and other important areas in Kigali. You will then be transferred to the airport for your departure flight.
End of Rwanda safari
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