TOUR TYPE: PRIVATE SAFARI /GROUP SAFARI
DAYS /NIGHTS: 8 DAYS, 7 NIGHTS
On this 8 days Rwanda Gorillas in the Mist Adventure, you will experience all the 3 prime Rwandan national parks. You will start with the scenic Akagera national park, proceed to Nyungwe forest national park and end with the home of mountain gorillas, Volcanoes national park. Enjoy the different backdrops of Rwanda as you turn along the winding roads
Price from US $ 2,158 pp sharing
About this Tour
On this 8 day Rwanda wildlife safari, you will experience all the 3 prime Rwandan national parks. You will start with the scenic Akagera national park, proceed to Nyungwe forest national park and end with the home of mountain gorillas, Volcanoes national park. Enjoy the different backdrops of Rwanda as you turn along the winding roads. The parks are a mixture of Savannah, forest, and mountainous giving you varied sights of Rwanda. From Elephants, Zebras to Chimpanzees and Gorillas including boat rides on Lake Kivu are some of the highlights on this safari and cultural encounter.
Transfer to the beautiful Country of Rolling Hills-Rwanda to enjoy remarkable safari Adventures while on vacation holiday as you track the rare primate species of Mountain Gorillas in Volcanoes National park and Chimpanzees in the vast green Nyungwe forest National park. These will offer you amazing Primate Tours that you cannot experience anywhere else in East Africa.
Day 1: Arrival in Rwanda, Kigali Airport
Upon your arrival in Kigali, you will be welcomed by our staff who will brief you and transfer you to check-in at hotel – After lunch, enjoy Kigali city and learn about the Rwandan culture dinner and overnight at your hotel.
Day 2: Transfer to Nyungwe – Chimpanzee Tracking
Depart from Kigali; en-route visit some historical sites on the main road such as Kamegeri’s rock and other interesting beautiful creatures of Rwanda, tea plantations. Dinner and Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Chimpanzee Tracking – Transfer-Kibuye Nyungwe Forest
Early breakfast then drive to the chimp trekking point. After trekking, drive to Rusizi, for check in lunch will be got at the hotel. After relax after trekking chimps, visit Napoleon’s hut /gulf and Amahoro “Peace” Islands, Enjoy fried Kivu fish and potatoes on the island plus some cold drinks as the limit is your pocket ,don’t miss to enjoy the . Swimming at the hotel. Dinner and Overnight at Hotel.
Day 4: Transfer to Ruhengeri
En-route visits the twin lakes. As you enjoy some spot fishing in canoes with the local fishermen dinner and Overnight at recommended hotel.
Day 5: Gorilla Trekking
Early breakfast – start gorilla trekking procedures at 7:30am after being briefed by the park authorities where you will enjoy a small video show at the park headquarters. After gorilla trekking, return for some refresh after drive to Kinigi cultural village to enjoy the Batwa dance. Dinner and Overnight at hotel.
Day 6: Banana and Sorghum beer production
Banana and sorghum are some of our staple Food products in Rwanda and they are used in different ways i.e. food, local beer/drinks and very important in the cultural practices most especially during our traditional weddings ceremonies, settling of disputes between community members, bonding relationship between different families etc. Rwanda has four common species of banana plants and each species of banana plant has got unique uses and value. Practically, you will learn and understand while in the field. Sorghum Production is quite complicated but made simple to experience and really a thrilling experience. Transfer to Gisenyi – check in the hotel. Drive around Gisenyi town as we head to Rubona fishing village to experience the lifestyle of fishermen and also watch the hot springs. Swimming is optional in the lake. Overnight at Lodge
Day 7: Transfer to Kigali
Transfer to Kigali – en-route does some shopping. After head off for the city (optional visit to the local churches). Dinner and Overnight at hotel
Day 8: Airport Transfer
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight after breakfast
End of Tour
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- Ground transport per 4X4 vehicle
- Park entrance fees
- Game drives
- Boat trip
- Chimpanzee trekking permit
- Gorilla trekking permit
- Bottled water
- Full board accommodation
- Service of an English-speaking driver guide
- All mentioned activities except for the optional ones
- Both Local & International Flights
- Tips & Laundry
- Extra Activities
- Extra Drinks & Meals not mentioned above
- Insurance cover