13 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari
Transfer from the Airport.Our representative will pick you from Kigali International Airport to the Hotel for the night and dinner at either Garr Hotel (Budget) / Urban Boutique Hotel (Deluxe) /Kigali Serena Hotel (Luxury).
Transfer to Nyungwe forest national park.Take your breakfast and head to Nyungwe forest national park. You will have en route stopover in Nyanza museum, Butare museum among other areas good for photography and adventure, as well as lunch. Reach Nyungwe in the evening for dinner and overnight at Nyungwe forest Lodge (Luxury)/Nyungwe top view lodge (Deluxe)/Gisakura hotel (Budget).
Chimpanzee tracking and afternoon primate walk in the forest.In the morning, you will set off to the forest for chimpanzee tracking adventure with the park rangers. You will also go for colobus monkey tracking where you will encounter other primates as baboons, vervet monkeys, and others. Dinner and overnight stay at Nyungwe forest Lodge (Luxury)/Nyungwe top view lodge (Deluxe)/Gisakura hotel (Budget).
Nature walk and Cultural walk.Breakfast and proceed to Nyungwe forest for a nature walk to the Kamiranzovu waterfalls. Have lunch and go for a cultural walk in the Banyarwanda community. Dinner and overnight stay Nyungwe forest Lodge (Luxury)/Nyungwe top view lodge (Deluxe)/Gisakura hotel (Budget).
Transfer to Volcanoes National Park in Ruhengeri.Early morning, you will set off a spectacular drive to Volcanoes national park with stopovers for photography and lunch. Reach Volcanoes national park in the evening for dinner and overnight at Mountain gorilla view lodge/La palme hotel/Muhabura hotel.
Gorilla tracking AdventureIn the morning, you will go for pre tracking briefing at the part headquarters before going for the gorilla tracking adventure in the forest. Tracking may take 1-8 hours depending on the group you are allocated and movement of the gentle giants. Stay in the presence of the gorillas for a maximum of one hour before returning back. In the afternoon, you may go for nature walks or cultural walk to the Banyarwanda village. Dinner and overnight stay at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury) / Hotel La Palme (Deluxe) / Kinigi Guest Lodge (Budget).
Diane Fossey Hike and Nature walk.In the morning, you will hike up to Karisoke research centre, which was set up by Dian Foseey, an American primatologist who spent her years concerving the life of the gorillas. She was killed and buried there. You will learn more about her work and life of the mountain gorillas. In the evening, you will go for a nature walk along Lake Bulera and Ruhondo. Dinner and overnight stay at previous lodge.
Golden monkey tracking cultural walk.In the morning after breakfast, you will set off to the forest to track the rare Golden monkeys. You will encounter other primate species as vervet monkeys, baboons, and a variety of bird species and butterflies. The guide will be ready to answer your questions about fauna and flora. Later in the afternoon, you will go for a cultural walk in the Banyarwnda community. Dinner and overnight at previous lodge.
Transfer to Lake Kivu and Boat cruiseHave breakfast and head to Lake Kivu in western Rwanda. you will take a boat ride to the coffee Island to see the hot springs and get to experience spectacular views of the surroundings and hills. Return to the lodge. Dinner and overnight stay at Paradise Malahide (Budget)/ Stipp Hotel (Deluxe) Lake Kivu Serena Hotel (Luxury).
Transfer to Akagera National park.After your breakfast, You will drive to the eastern part of Rwanda near Tanzania border to Akagera National park. After lunch, you will go an evening game drive expecting to see various wildlife species like the zebras, antelopes among others. Overnight stay and dinner at Akagera Game Lodge.
Game drive and Canoe ride.Take a cup of coffee and leave for a morning game drive in the park hoping to see the elephants, giraffes, spotted hyena and many others. Return to the lodge for breakfast and relax waiting for lunch. Go for a canoe ride on Lake Ihema to see the hippos, crocodiles and a big concentration of water birds. Overnight stay and dinner at Akagera Game Lodge.
City tour and Transfer back to Kigali.After breakfast, you will drive back to Kigali city you will do a city tour visiting the genocide memorial museum, local markets and other places. Dinner and overnight stay at Garr Hotel (Budget) / Urban Boutique Hotel (Deluxe) /Kigali Serena Hotel (Luxury).
Transfer to Kigali International Airport.After breakfast you will head to Kigali International Airport for your scheduled flight back home.