9 Days Explore Rwanda

The 9 days Explore Rwanda safari takes you to the Akagera national park where you can spot the wildlife species and the take the sightseeing while on your cruise along the Lake Ihema and then visit the volcanoes national park where you have the Rwanda gorilla trekking, Rwanda gorilla safaris, Rwanda gorilla tours, Rwanda gorilla adventure! Then visit to the Nyungwe forest for the chimpanzee trekking, chimpanzee tours and the unforgettable canopy walk!

Day1: Kigali-Akagera National Park

After your breakfast meet our guide/driver and then transfer to Akagera national park which habits the Rwandan wildlife species like the elephants, buffaloes, Zebras among others and this can be done upon your arrival in the park and then you will have your dinner and overnight at Akagera Game lodge/Ruzizi Safari Camp. Meal plan: H/B

Day2: Game drive & Boat ride

Have breakfast and after go the early morning game drive searching for some of the big 5 of Africa which include the lions, buffaloes, elephants, leopards and other wildlife species like the warthogs, antelopes, water and bush bucks, Kob, topi. This experience takes 3-4 hours and after return to lodge for lunch, and then in the afternoon drive to the starting point of the boat ride along the lake Ihema and on this cruise expect to spot wildlife and birds and they provide stunning photographs. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight, mea plan: F/B

Day3: Akagera national park-Volcanoes National park

Have breakfast and after embark the safari vehicle and transfer to volcanoes national park via Kigali with lunch en-route and then dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/Virunga Safari Lodge/Laplame Lodge. Meal plan: F/B

Day4: Rwanda gorilla Trekking-Dian Fossey center

Have breakfast, after transfer to the volcanoes headquarters for briefing about the endangered mountain gorillas and the volcanoes as well, after enter into the tropical rain forest searching for the mountain gorillas and when you meet with the gorillas take the photos, videos and then have your lunch, after return to the park offices for your gorilla trekking certificate. Then in the evening visit the Dian Fossey center and from here experience the conservation effort she did to save these endangered mountain gorillas in the mist and it was due to these gorillas that she lost her life and she was buried in this forest! Return to lodge for dinner and overnight, meal plan: F/B

Day5: Second gorilla trekking experience but to another different gorilla family and then in the evening take the cultural experience to the ibychwa community. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight, meal plan: F/B

Day6: Volcanoes-Nyungwe forest

Have breakfast and thereafter embark the safari vehicle and transfer to Nyungwe forest and on your way to this forest have your lunch en-route, visit to some genocide memorials, then upon your arrival check in at Nyungwe forest lodge/Nyungwe top hill lodge/Gisakura guest house. Meal plan: F/B

Day7: Chimpanzee trekking & Canopy walk

Have breakfast, and after meet at the park offices for the briefing about the primates and the forest, after enter into the tropical rain forest searching for the shy chimpanzees in the tree branches. While on this walk expect to spot other primates like the white and black Columbus, Vervet monkeys, red tailed monkeys and manageably. More birds can be spotted too in the Nyungwe National park, return to lodge for lunch and then evening take the canopy walk looking for primates, birds and the clear of the green canopy cover. Dinner and overnight as above, meal plan: F/B

Day8: Forest walk

Today after your take the forest walk looking for the more primates and the birds in the forest, thereafter return to lodge and relax and then have your dinner and overnight as above. Meal plan: F/B

Day9: Nyungwe Forest-Kigali

Have breakfast, and after embark the safari vehicle and drive back to Kigali with lunch en-route. Then drive to the airport for your return flight back home. Meal plan: H/B, End of services

The package includes:

Ground transportation

Accommodation and meals as per itinerary

Game drive

Boat ride

2 Gorilla permits

Visit Dian Fossey

Chimpanzee trekking

Canopy walk

Forest walk

English speaking guide

En-route luncheon

Mineral water on board

Exclusions:

The expenses of personal nature like: Air fare, Visa, Luxury drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone calls, and porter fee while trekking, personal insurance, personal shopping bills.

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