Rwanda Safari

8 DAYS RWANDA IMPRESSIONS

8 Days Rwanda impressions

This 8 Days Rwanda impressions Safari gives you a chance to track the gorillas and Chimps in Rwanda. It also includes a game drive which comes with wildlife views. The trip starts and ends in Kigali the capital city of Rwanda.

Tour Summary

Day 1: Arrival and transfer Volcanoes National Park
Day 2: Gorilla trekking
Day 3: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park
Day 4: Chimpanzee tracking
Day 5: Return to Kigali
Day 6: Transfer to Akagera National Park
Day 7: Game drive and launch cruise
Day 8: Reserved for departure

8 Days Rwanda impressions

Day 1: Arrival and transfer Volcanoes National Park

Arrival at Kanombe International Airport where you will be welcomed by a Gorilla walking Safari guide and transferred to Volcanoes National park.

Accomodation: Dinner and overnight at Gorilla View Lodge/ Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge (Luxury)/Le Bambou Lodge(Midrange)/ Kinigi Guest House (Budget).

Day 2: Gorilla trekking

After breakfast, report  to the park headquarters for a brief meeting about the does and don’ts  of the gorilla trekking.when you are with the mountain gorillas then set off into the rain tropical forest to begin Gorilla tracking which usually takes between 3-8 hours. This activity involves passing through the muddy and thick forest, thus it is advisable to move with packed lunch, bottled water, jean trousers, non- flash cameras, rain gear and strong boots, however, when you meet the gorillas you will dis remember all the difficulties you prior went through.

Accomodation: Dinner and overnight at Gorilla View Lodge/ Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge (Luxury)/Le Bambou Lodge(Midrange)/ Kinigi Guest House (Budget).

Day 3: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park

From Volcanoes National park then transfer to Nyungwe forest national park. En route for lunch then proceed to Nyungwe Forest National park arriving late in the evening. Check in to your booked accommodation on arrival for you dinner and overnight stay.

Accomodation: Nyungwe Forest Lodge (Luxury)/ Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel (Midrange)/Gisakura Guest House (Budget).

Day 4: Chimpanzee tracking

Breakfast then after be transferred by your guide to the forest to search for our man’s closet relatives chimpanzees. They are excellent fan to watch as they are playing in fruitful trees. The activity is usually takes between 1-6 hours and this usually depends on their movement. You will be allowed to spend only one hour with them. You will also view several other primates in Nyugwe including Hoest Monkey, Rwenzori colobus, silver monkey, owl faced monkey and the red tailed monkey. Return to the lodge for lunch then in the evening go for a guided nature walk in the forest, giving you an opportunity to view a variety of animals and several species of birds.

Accomodation: Dinner and overnight stay at Nyungwe Forest Lodge (Luxury)/ Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel (Midrange)/Gisakura Guest House (Budget).

Day 5: Return to Kigali

Have breakfast then after return to Kigali- Rwanda’s capital city. En route at Genocide memorial of Murambi- aplace where you will be explained about the 1994 Rwanda Genocide. Proceed to Kigali for you Dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation: Kigali Serena Hotel (Luxury)/Mille Collines Hotel (Midrange)/Chez Lando Hotel (Budget)

Day 6: Transfer to Akagera National Park

Wake up early in the morning, have breakfast then transfer to Akagera National park. The park is located in the Eastern part of Rwanda along the Rwanda- Tanzania boarder. Check in to your booked accommodation on arrival for you dinner and overnight

Accommodation: Akagera Game Lodge (Luxury)/Dereva Hotel (Budget)

Day 7: Game Drive and launch Cruise

Today, you be driven to the savannah areas of the park to search for the big herds of the games including; lions, giraffes, elephants, topi, impalas, Burchell’s Zebra and a lot of avian life including the shoe billed stock and African jacana. Arrival at the lodge in time for lunch then go for the afternoon boat trip along lake Ihema to see the large number of hippos then return to your lodge for dinner and overnight

Accommodation: Akagera Game Lodge (Luxury)/Dereva Hotel (Budget)

Day 8: Reserved for departure

Rise up then have an early breakfast then be driven back to Kigali. If time permits, visit the local markets, and genocide memorial sites and the education center with lunch en route. Transfer later to Kigali International airport for your international flight.

Inclusions;
– Full board accommodation
– Meals
– Park entrance fees
– Gorilla permits
– Golden monkey permit
-Genocide memorial fees
– Dian fossey fees
-Chimpanzee permits
– Knowledgeable English speaking driver

Exclusions
– Airfare to Rwanda
– Visas
– Personal expenses and drinks which are not listed on the program

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