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6 DAYS 5 NIGHTS RWANDA SAFARI

This 6 days Rwanda wildlife tour takes you to 3 National Parks within Rwanda. It begins and ends in Kigali through Akagera National Park, Volcanoes National Park and Nyungwe Forest National Park.

Day 1, Transfer to Akagera National Park
After a night and breakfast in one of the Hotels in Kigali, you will be driven by Muleni Safaris Uganda professional Tour Guide and driver to Akagera National Park in the eastern part of Rwanda at the boarder with Tanzania. At ths point, You will check in at your lodge (Full board Accommodaton)– Akagera Game Lodge, have lunch, rest and later have a game drive in the evening looking for Elephants, Gazelles, Antelopes, Buffaloes, Giraffes, Impalas, Leopards, Zebras, Bush Babies, Topis and Baboons among others. 

Day 2, Game drive and boat ride on Lake Ihema
You’ll have a hot Cup of coffee or tea in the early morning thereafter set out for game drive in the early morning to see the early risers as well as other animals which you could have missed out on the game drive the day before. Among the animals you will see are: Masai Giraffes, Leopards, Antelopes, Zebra, Buffaloes, African Elephants and many more. You will return to the lodge to relax, have some refreshments and lunch. In the evening you will enjoy a boat cruise on Lake Ihema, see Crocodiles and Hippos plus various birds such as the Kingfisher, the uncommon Shoebill Stork as well as the Fish Eagle among others. Head back to Akagera Game Lodge where you will dine and spend the night. (FB)

Day 3, Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park
Soon after breakfast, you’ll be driven to the fascinating Nyungwe forest National Park through Kigali. On the way to the Park, you’ll visit a number of tourist attractions like the traditional Rwanda King’s palace found in Nyanza as well as the Cultural Museum found in Butare. Afterwards drive through the hilly countryside past the tea fields scattered with tiny wooden houses up to Nyungwe. Check in for full board accommodaton at Nyungwe Forest Lodge or at the Nyungwe Hotel (FB)

Day 4, Chimpanzee tracking and transfer to Kibuye
Following breakfast, you’ll go for an early Chimpanzee tracking experience  the Forest Ranger will guide you through the various forest trails. This tracking activity takes approximately 3 to 5 hours after which you will return to your lodge for lunch and then in the afternoon, you’ll be driven to Kibuye town whch is found near Lake Kivu’s shores. stay at Hotel Bethanie for Full board Accommodation

Day 5, Gisenyi and Ruhengeri 

After breakfast, you’ll depart from Kibuye town and drive to Ruhengeri through Gisenyi. The drive will unveil to you the beautiful countryside especially the Kayove as well as the Gisovu tea growing regions. Arrive in Ruhengeri and then check in for Accommodation at Gorilla Nest Lodge, Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge, or Mountains Gorilla View Lodge (FB)

Day 6, Mountain Gorilla Trek in PNV

After having breakfast, you will be driven to the park headquarters arriving by 8:00am for a briefing as well as distribution into Gorilla Tracking Groups. You will then be guded into the forest and begin tracking mountain gorillas. In Africa, mountain gorillas are found only in two places: in Rwanda and in Uganda’s Bwindi forest. You should have packed drinking water because the trekking may be rough at times particularly in the dry season since the Gorillas move long distances. In contrast to Uganda, Rwanda Gorilla tracking may take between 2 and 7 hours based on the Gorilla Movement. You will be permitted to spend utmost one hour with the Gorillas and there you can take photos and even videos but as per the park regulations. After one hour, you’ll go back to the lodge for some refreshments. you’ll return to Kigali in the evening, check in at Step Town Motel or at Hotel Chezlando or straightaway be transferred to Kigali airport for your departure flight . (Based on the time of flight)

End of Safari