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Rwanda, home of numerous beautiful species and marvelous nature. On this 6 day safari trip, you will experience game drives in Akagera National Park, Trek to see the magnificent mountain gorillas and look for the big 5: Lions, Leopards, Rhinos, Buffalo and Elephants! This will be a experience will be unlike anything else, and we hope to give you incredible memories to last a life time. ...

Rwanda, home of numerous beautiful species and marvelous nature. On this 6 day safari trip, you will experience game drives in Akagera National Park, Trek to see the magnificent mountain gorillas and look for the big 5: Lions, Leopards, Rhinos, Buffalo and Elephants! This will be a experience will be unlike anything else, and we hope to give you incredible memories to last a life time. 

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Trip highlights
  • Safari
    Safari
  • Walking and trekking
    Walking and trekking
  • Nature escape
    Nature escape
  • Jeep
    Jeep
  • Lake
    Lake

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Day 1: Arrival to Rwanda

Let the discovery begin...

• Meet your guide at the airport and transfer to the hotel

Check-in, and take some time to unpack and  relax.

Visited:
Kigali
Accommodation
des Mille Collines (Kigali)

Day 2: Akagera National Park and Lake Ihema 

Where the lions sleep tonight...

• Transfer to Akagera National park for a game drive!

• Spot antelopes, birds, and the big 5: Lions, Leopards, Rhinos, Buffalo and Elephants!  

• Enjoy a lunch at the hotel after the drive, and  transfer to Lake Ihema in the afternoon. 

•Take a thrilling boat ride, and see schools of hippos, giant Nile crocodiles and water birds!

Visited:
KigaliAkagera National park
Accommodation
Night at Akagera Game Lodge (Akagera)

Day 3: Game Drive In Akagera National Park

Can you spot more species than yesterday?

• Start the morning with a game drive in the park

• Did you know that this is the park with the highest concentration of birds per square km in Africa? 

• You will not only see animals, but uncover incredible flora and historical sites! 

Visited:
Akagera National park, Kigali
Accommodation
des Mille Collines (Kigali)

Day 4: Gorilla Trekking and the Twin Lakes 

Like nothing you have experienced before

• Embark on a true once in a lifetime experience,  tracking mountain gorillas! 

Hike through the mountain forest on the slopes of the Virunga to spot the giants: there is nothing quite like this!

• Enjoy a late lunch back at base• Continue your visit to the beautiful twin lakes:  Burera and Ruhondo. 

Visited:
KigaliRuhengeri
Accommodation
Davinci Gorilla lodge (Ruhengeri)

Day 5: ​Golden Monkey Trekking

• Breakfast at 4.30am, and then we are off to the Volcanoes National Park!

• Drive to the edge of the forest to track Golden monkeys.

• This population is believed to be the only reachable group of this beautiful species in the park!

• Lunch at the hotel then transfer to Gisenyi at the Lake Kivu.

• Enjoy a relaxing evening on the shores of the lake.

Visited:
Ruhengeri, Gisenyi
Accommodation
Night at Paradis Malahide (Gisenyi)

Day 6: ​Departure Day

• Enjoy a morning at the beach: swim, boat cruise with traditional fishermen or visit the hot spring!

Transfer in the afternoon to Kigali and to the Airport.

• We hope you have enjoyed your time with us, and welcome you back soon! 


KigaliAkagera National parkRuhengeriGisenyi

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Included in the price:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • In-trip ground transportation
  • Activities according to your customized trip
  • Airport transfers
  • 24/7 local agency support
  • Trip creation with an expert local agent
  • $1,700 USD for Gorilla and Chimpanzee Permit (Goverment Levy)

Not included in the price:

  • Arrival and departure flights
  • Meals and beverages not indicated
  • Personal expenses
  • Service gratuities
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
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