Visit all the un spoilt national parks of Rwanda, start with Akagera well known for buffaloes and elephants, impalas, zebras, bush bucks, water bucks, topis, oribis, baboons, giraffes, cape elands etc. Proceed to Nyungwe Forests, enter into the jungle for chimp tracking and Lake Kivu for a boat cruise and birding along the lake shores. Finally down to the home of the Gorillas for a Gorilla tracking experience and end with the Dian Fossey trek
Day 1: Kigali, Kanombe airport.
You will be personally met and welcomed by our driver/ guide or representative upon arrival at the Kigali international airport then transfer you to Serena hotel/Novotel Intercontinental (high end accommodation or Okapi hotel (Low budget) for your lunch then after in the evening Kigali tour circuit can be arranged to areas of tourism interest which include the Genocide memorial museum, the Karisoke research centre which create the imaginative impression of the following safaris. Dinner and over night at either Serena hotel/Novotel Intercontinental (high end accommodation) or 5×5 hotel (Low budget). Meal plan Lunch and Dinner
Day 2: Kigali –Akagera National Park.
After the morning breakfast, explore Kigali by visiting the Genocide Museum and receive the history of Rwanda leading up to genocide in 1994 and catalogues the details of the genocide using photographs, video, written accounts and a range of artifacts and the dancing pots. Lunch enroute thereafter proceed to Akagera National park with enroute game drive to spot some animals like the big five, water buck, bush buck, warthogs among others Dinner and over night at either Ruzizi tented Lodge (High end accommodation) or Akagera Game Lodge (Mid end accommodation). Meal plan B, L and D
Day 3: Akagera National Park.
Dawn game drive to spot nocturnal and other animals, birds in the park which include the buffaloes and elephants, impalas, zebras, bush bucks, water bucks, topis, oribis, baboons, giraffes, cape elands, Egyptian goose and fishing eager and so many others respectively. Return to lodge for Refreshment, breakfast and lunch. In the evening prepare for about cruise along Ihema Lake and visit to the Nyirabiyoro historical island which acts as a home for many crocodiles, hippos and species of rare birds. Return to the lodge for Dinner and overnight. Meal plan B, L and D
Day 4: Nyungwe.
Today after our morning breakfast, we shall then continue to Nyungwe National park having enroute lunch in Kigali reaching at Nyungwe in the evening. This is the park best known for Golden Monkeys, chimpanzees and many other primates in Rwanda. Dinner and overnight at Virunga Lodge/ Governors Camp (High end), Le’ Bambou Gorilla Lodge (Mid range) or Gisagura guest house (Budget end). Meal plan B, L and D
Day 6: Nyungwe
Morning cup of coffee and well prepared for a briefing from the Rwanda wildlife officials and thereafter enter into the jungle for chimp tracking in Nyungwe National park which is half day experience. Return to the lodge for Breakfast and lunch and later drive to Lake Kivu arriving in the evening. Dinner and overnight at Virunga Lodge/ Governors Camp (High end), Le’ Bambou Gorilla Lodge (Mid range) or Gisagura guest house (Budget end). Meal plan B, L and D
Day 7: Lake Kivu
After the morning breakfast take the boat cruise on the lake to experience morning vitamin C sun shine and even watch some morning birds that flock the shores of the lake and later drive along the lake to Gisenyi and later to Ruhengeri. Dinner and overnight at Virunga Lodge/ Governors Camp (High end), Le’ Bambou Gorilla Lodge (Mid range) or Gisagura guest house (Budget end).Meal plan B, L and D
Day 8: Gorilla Volcanoes
Early morning breakfast and ready for the gorilla briefing from officials and drive to Parc National des Volcanoes and enter into the jungle for shy gorilla tracking. Ensure to carry your self the following rain coats, boots, Ear plugs, hat, bottled water and packed lunch. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Meal plan B, L and D
Day 9: Diana Fossey–Kanombe Airport Out
Morning guided nature walk to visit the Diana Fossey grave and research centre and return to the lodge for lunch and later in evening transfer back to Kinombe airport to board your flight back home. Meal plan Breakfast and lunch. End of services.
The safari package includes;
Transportation by use of a 4wd vehicle
Kigali City tour
Visit historical and cultural site
Boat ride along Lake Kivu
Game drive in Akagera
Entrance park fee
Gorillas permit as per person to be paid in advance.
Chimp permits as per person to be paid in advance
Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
Excludes: Air fares, personal drinks, laundry, insurance and other expenses of personal nature.