The 7 days best Rwanda Safari takes you to Volcanoes and Nyungwe National Parks and you will have a chance to trek gorillas in Rwanda, chimpanzee in Nyungwe forest park,and canopy walk if posible, stay at the shores of Lake Kivu. Visit to Rwanda cultural sites, genocides and museums. Book for your Rwanda gorilla safari and chimpanzee trekking in Rwanda at the Nyungwe Forest!
Upon your arrival at Kigali airport, meet our driver/guide and after embark the safari jeep and transfer to your Hotel and if you arrive early take the Kigali city tour visiting the Kigali genocide memorial centre, some local markets and after return to the hotel for dinner and overnight at Kigali Serena Hotel/Mille Collines Hotel/Luxury Hotel Rwanda. Meal plan: B/B
Day2: Kigali-Volcanoes National Park
Have breakfast from your hotel of residence, after meet with the company guide and transfer to Volcanoes with the en-route visit to the Kigali genocide memorial sites and then have lunch, and proceed north to the foothills of the volcanoes that make up Volcanoes National Park. Visit the Iby’Iwacu cultural village and after stay at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/Lebamboo gorilla lodge. Meal plan: F/B
Day2: Rwanda Gorilla Trek
After breakfast drive to park headquarters where visitors assemble at 7:00Am for briefing on how to” behave” while in the company of a gorilla group. You will meet your guide here and proceed to the starting point of the trek to our allocated group of gorillas. The length of the trek varies depending on where the gorillas are as well as what the weather conditions are. Carry on hiking boots, long trousers and gloves for protection against stinging nettles, some snacks & sweets. After transfer to Gisenyi and stay at Lake Kivu Serena Hotel/Paradise Malahinde Lodge, Meal plan: F/B
Day4: Lake Kivu-Nyungwe National Park
Have breakfast, and then transfer to Nyungwe Forest via Gisenyi to view Lake Kivu, with a stopover for lunch in Kibuye. Thereafter drive via the green canopies of the tea plantations and upon arrival check in at Nyungwe Forest Lodge/Nyungwe Hill Top Hotel/Gisakura Guest House for dinner and overnight. Meal plan: F/B
Day5: Chimpanzee Trekking & Canopy Walk
Have breakfast and after transfer to park head offices for the briefing about the chimps and the forest, after enter into the forest to search for chimpanzees, and other primates like acrobatic Angolan Colobus monkeys, as well as the handsome L’hoest monkeys. Return to the lodge for lunch, then in the evening go for the canopy walk to spot more primates and birds. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight, Meal plan: F/B
Day6: Butare and Nyanza
After breakfast we travel to Butare where we visit the Butare Museum- After touring the exhibits at the museum, entertainment is provided by Rwandan traditional dancer called ‘’Intore’’ After lunch we drive to Nyanza, the historical seat of the ancient Rwandan kings place where we visit the Palace and enjoy some traditional story-telling by some of the village elders. We then proceed on to Kigali for the night.
Day7: Kigali and transfer at the airport
Have breakfast, after transfer to Kigali with the visit to other cultural sites and genocides and then transfer to airport for your return flight back home. End of services
This safari includes:
Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
Gorilla permits to be booked in advance
Allowance of a knowledgeable English speaking guide
Airfare to Uganda, Visas, Accommodation, cigarettes and personal expenses not listed in the programme.