5-Day Rwanda wildlife and gorilla Safari

5 day Rwanda wildlife and gorilla Safari

5 day rwanda wildlife and gorilla safari

5-Day Rwanda Epic Gorilla and Wildlife Safari trip will give you a classic African outlook of Rwanda – the land of “a thousand Hills.” Enjoy the different backdrops of Rwanda as you turn along the hilly roads. The parks are a mixture of Savannah, forest, and mountainous giving varied sights of Rwanda. Enjoy an experience on a game drive as you search for the big mammals in Akagera national park and thereafter take on the search for mountain gorillas in Volcanoes national park.

Tour Summary

    • You’ll go to RwandaRwanda
    • This tour starts and ends in Kigali (Rwanda)
    • You’ll visit Akagera NPVolcanoes NP & Kigali Airport
    • Activities: gorilla tracking
    • Getting around: pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle
    • transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for extra cost.

Below is the itinerary for 5-Day Rwanda Epic Gorilla & Wildlife Safari

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Akagera national park

Welcome to Rwanda the beautiful land of “a thousand hills.” Our guide/ representative staff will be at the airport to pick you up and transfer you to the city for a quick meal where applicable. After this
you will be transferred to Akagera National Park where you arrive later
that afternoon/evening.

    • Main destination: Akagera National Park
    • Accommodation: Akagera Game Lodge,Mid-range lodge located just outside Akagera NP
  • Meals & drinks: Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)Non-alcoholic drinks

Day 2: Explore Akagera National Park: 5-Day Rwanda Epic Gorilla & Wildlife Safari

Akagera National Park is a Savannah park with Elephants, Hippos, Park Buffaloes and Lions. After an early breakfast we take a game drive in search of these animals, the game drive will take us to the northern
part of the park where most of the animals prefer to inhabit. Enjoy the views of Lake Ihema.

    • Main destination: Akagera National Park
    • Accommodation: Akagera Game Lodge,Mid-range lodge located just outside Akagera NP
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3: Transfer to Volcanoes national park: 5-Day Rwanda Epic Gorilla and Wildlife Safari

We leave for Volcanoes national park from Akagera national park after
breakfast in anticipation of meeting the mountain gorillas. We have views of Lake Kivu with its Islands on our way, arriving at the hotel in the evening. Enjoy the winding roads and scenery along the way.

    • Main destination: Volcanoes National Park
    • Accommodation: Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge, Mid-range lodge located just outside Volcanoes NP
  • Meals & drinks:All meals includedNon-alcoholic drinks

Day 4: Gorilla trekking in the Volcanoes

Meet the mountain gorillas in the dense jungles of the Virunga ranges. Embark on the trek through the habitat of these enormous animals. Such an unforgettable experience on many peoples bucket list. The trek can last from an hour to four hours depending on where the gorillas nested the previous night – you need to be relatively fit to enjoy this experience.

After this amazing encounter with the gorillas in the Virunga, depart for Lake Kivu. Start journey to Gisenyi town where we have opportunities of visiting the fishing village, hot springs, Gisenyi town and relax at the lakeside in the evening depending on your interests.

    • Main destination: Volcanoes National Park
    • Accommodation: Paradise Malahide,Mid-range lodge located just outside Volcanoes NP
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5: Golden Monkey tracking and transfer back to Kigali

After a relaxed morning, we leave for Kigali for your return flight or hotel.

    • Main destination: Kigali International Airport
    • Accommodation: End of tour (no accommodation)
  • Meals & drinks: Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included) Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

End of tour

    • Additional accommodation can be arranged for extra cost.
  • You’ll be dropped off at the airport (or hotel).