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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 ti...

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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Tour itinerary includes
  • Safari
    Safari
  • Walking and trekking
    Walking and trekking
  • Nature escape
    Nature escape
  • Jeep
    Jeep
  • Lake
    Lake

Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

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:
Kigali Akagera 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:
Kigali Ruhengeri
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! 

Visited:
Gisenyi Kigali

Kigali Akagera National park Ruhengeri Gisenyi

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.

Approx. $870 / 6 days
Excluding international flights
2 pax
Price per person in double room $850

Included in price:

  • Airport transfers, 6 days Transport
  • 5 nights accommodation at the mentioned hotels, meals and picnic lunch boxes
  • Game drives
  • Driver guide
  • Park entry fees
  • Boat cruise in Akagera, gorilla trekking permit, golden monkey permit
  • Kinigi cultural village
  • Trekking
  • Taxes and administrative costs.

Not included in price:

  • Flights
  • Health and travel Insurance
  • Alcoholic drinks and caffeine beverages
  • Personal expenses on laundry
  • Tips and telephone bills

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