This safari takes you from the Rwanda international airport to Akagera national park in eastern Rwanda to experience variety of plains game, with amazing birds. Visit to volcanoes home of endangered mountain gorillas, Volcanoes national park for gorilla tours, gorilla trekking, gorilla safari, gorilla safaris, gorilla Rwanda Uganda Safaris, and end up with awesome Rwanda city excursion.
Day 1: Kigali-Nyungwe
Upon your arrival at Kanombe international airport, you will be met by our driver-guide or company representative. Thereafter transfer to Nyungwe forest with en-route visit to informative historical sites along road like Kamegeri's rock. Check in the lodge and refresh with soft drinks and then go for a late afternoon drive at the tea plantations to spot some primates. Dinner and overnight at Nyungwe forest lodge or Gisakura Guest House. Meal plan: Half-Board.
Day 2: Nyungwe forest
Early morning breakfast, prepare for briefing from park officials and then drive to the chimp trekking point. At this experience you will be able to spot more primates and your guide will explain to make the experience not only interesting but also informative. Return to lodge for your African cuisine lunch. Evening experience the canopy trail to experience various canopies, primates and forest bird species as well. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight. Meal plan: Full-Board.
Day 3: Nyungwe-Kibuye
Day 4: Ruhengeri
Day 5: Volcanoes
Early morning cup of coffee, after drive to the park head quarters for a briefing from the Rwanda officials about the rules and regulations that govern the gorillas. From this point you will be assigned profession guides and enter into the tropical rain forest to track allocated group of gorillas. The length of the trek varies depending on where the gorillas are as well as what the weather conditions are. Therefore it is vital to bring good walkable shoes, long trousers and gloves for protection against stinging nettles, packed lunch, bottled water and snacks, rain gears, insect repellent, sun screen, hut. You spend one hour with the gorillas which is a truly amazing experience. After gorilla trekking, refresh and drive to Kinigi cultural village to enjoy the Batwa dance. Dinner and overnight at Sabyinyo Lodge, Virunga lodge or Gorilla’s nest lodge. Meal plan: Full-Board
Day 6: community tour
Day7: Drive to Kigali
After breakfast drive to Kigali with en-route lunch and en-route shopping. Enter Caplaki market for more souvenirs to take home for your life experience evidence. Dinner and overnight at Serena hotel. Meal plan: Full-Board.
After your breakfast, and your flight sets off in afternoon you can go for more city tour with lunch en-route. Thereafter transfer to Kanombe airport and depart Rwanda back home or your next destination of interest. Meal plan: Half-Board-End of services
The package includes: - Airport transfers
- Transportation by safaris van
- Use of English-speaking driver /guide
- City tour to tourism sites
- Accommodation on Full-Board as per itinerary
- Gorilla permits, one per person to be paid for in advance.
- Drive to the tea plantation
- Chimp permits, one per person to be paid for in advance.
- Visit to community experiences<
- Visit cultural markets
- Game drive
- Boat ride
- Driver allowances
The package excludes: Visas, Porter fee while trekking in Parc National des Volcanoes, Beverages, Laundry, Mineral water, Tips among other personal nature requirements.