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10 Days Rwanda Safari

The 10 days Rwanda safari is an exceptional package taking you to Volcanoes national park to see mountain gorillas, Nyungwe forest national park for chimpanzees,canopy walk, Akagera national park for game viewing and a hike to Dian fossey grave. Explore all top tourism destinations and national parks in Rwanda with Gorilla Trek Africa

Tour summary

Day 1: arrival and transfer to Kigali for overnight at Kigali Serena hotel

Day 2: Transfer to Nyungwe National park

Day 3: Chimpanzee tracking and afternoon canopy walk

Day 4: Transfer to Gisenyi on the shores of L. Kivu and evening boat cruise

Day 5: Boat cruise and transfer to Volcanoes hotel

Day 6: Gorilla tracking and afternoon cultural walk

Day 7: Golden monkey tracking, transfer back to Kigali

Day 8: Transfer to Akagera NP

Day 9: Game drive and boat cruise

Day 10: Day 10: Morning game drive and transfer to Kigali

  • Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Kigali for overnight at Kigali Serena hotel

    Upon arrival, you will be picked from the airport and transfer to your hotel. Overnight at Five to Five hotel (deluxe)/ Kigali Serena hotel (luxury). BB

    Day 2: Transfer to Nyungwe National park. (5-6hrs drive)

    In the morning, you will be picked by the tour guide and set off a scenic
    drive to Nyungwe National park. You will have en route visit to Nyanza
    Kings palace for cultural visit, Butare national museum, Murambi genocide
    museum among others. Proceed and reach Nyungwe in the evening for dinner
    and overnight at Emeraude Kivu Resort (deluxe/ luxury)/ Gisakura Guesthouse
    (budget). FB

    Day 3: Chimpanzee tracking and afternoon canopy walk.

    Chimpanzee TrekkingIn the morning, you will set off to Kyamudongo forest for briefing and proceed to look out for the chimps in this mountain rain forest. During the trek to see chimps, you may be lucky to see other primates including owl-faced and colobus monkeys. Once you have met the chimps, you have about 1hr to be with them before returning to the hotel for lunch and relaxation. In the afternoon, you will go for a canopy walk to have an aerial view of the forest. Overnight and dinner at Emeraude Kivu Resort (deluxe/ luxury)/ Gisakura Guesthouse
    (budget). FB

    Day 4: Transfer to Gisenyi on the shores of L. Kivu and evening boat cruise/ canoeing (4-5hrs drive)

    In the morning, you will transfer to Gisenyi on the shores of L. Kivu. Upon arrival, relax at your hotel on the shores of the Lake for the rest of the afternoon. In the evening, you may embark on a canoe experience with the singing fishermen. Overnight at L. Kivu Serena hotel (luxury)/ Paradise Malahide (deluxe). FB

    Day 5: Boat cruise and transfer to Volcanoes hotel (1-2hrs drive)

    In the morning, you will go for a boat cruise to the hot springs and later
    return to transfer to Volcanoes NP. Overnight at Muhabura hotel (budget)/ Davinci lodge (deluxe)/ Tiloreza Volcanoes Eco lodge / Five volcanoes hotel (luxury). FB

    Day 6: Gorilla tracking and afternoon cultural walk.

    Gorilla safaris in RwandaEarly morning, with packed lunch, you will go to the park headquarters for
    briefing before embarking on the gorilla tracking adventure. In the
    evening, you will go for a cultural experience to Iby'wachu cultural village
    where you will learn more about the Banyarwanda culture. Dinner and overnight (Day 5). FB

    Day 7: Golden monkey tracking, transfer back to Kigali (about 3 hrs drive)

    Early morning, you will go for briefing at the park headquarters and proceed for golden monkey tracking. Once you find them, sit and enjoy them play in the forest. On return, transfer to back to Kigali for drop off at your hotel or airport depending on your schedule. Overnight at Kigali Serena hotel (luxury)/ Five to Five hotel (deluxe). BB

    Day 8: Transfer to Akagera NP (2-3hrs drive)

    In the morning, you will be transferred to Akagera National park, reaching
    early for a game drive around the park. The park boasts of a plethora of wildlife species including zebras, impalas, buffaloes, elephants, Rhinos and a number of cats. It is an extension of the Tanzanian savanna plains and the only of it’s a kind in Rwanda. Dinner and overnight at Ruzizi tented lodge (luxury)/ Akagera Game lodge (deluxe). FB

    Day 9: Game drive and boat cruise

    Rwanda safarisEarly morning, you will go for game drives up to the northern part of the
    park to catch up with early risers before they go into hiding. You may
    have a chance to see lions, antelopes, giraffes, bush bucks among others.
    In the afternoon, go for afternoon boat cruise on Lake Ihema. Expect to
    see hippos, crocodiles and water birds. Dinner and overnight at Rusizi
    Tented Camp (luxury)/ Akagera Game lodge (deluxe). FB

    Day 10: Morning game drive and transfer to Kigali

    In the morning, you will do another game drive where you may get a chance to see what you could have missed on the previous game drive and later transfer back to Kigali for drop off at your hotel or airport depending on your schedule.

    Included in this tour package

    • Mountain gorilla permits

    • Chimpanzee permits

    • Golden monkey permits

    • Park Ranger Fees

    • Relevant Government Taxes

    • Full Board Accommodation

    • Full-time English speaking Driver/Guide

    • Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari vehicle

    • Airport transfer, as long as your flight is on the same day on which the safari ends.

    Exclusions:

    • Airfares

    • Visa Fees

    • Personal Insurance

    • Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities.Contact Us
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  • Lodges in Volcanoes Natonal Park
    Lodges in Volcanoes Park
    Lodges in Volcanoes Park
    Lodges in Nyungwe Forest National park
    Lodges in Nyungwe Forest
    Lodges in Akagera National Park
    Accommodation in Akagera National Park
    Accommodation in Kigali
    Accommodation in Kigali City

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    • Mandatory hand washing
    • Mandatory face masking
    • Keep a distance of 2 meters away
      • Before boarding your plane, you will be required to show your covid 19 negative test results which should be valid for not more than 72hrs (applies for both Rwanda and Uganda)
      • Also you are supposed to fill a locator form (link below) which you will also be asked before boarding (failure to have it, you will be denied boarding)

      http://www.rbc.gov.rw/travel/

      • Once you arrive in Kigali, you will take another covid 19 test and be in self quarantine at any of the chosen hotels in Kigali for 24hrs as you wait for your covid 19 test results

      You will then start your tour after your results have returned and you are proved negative

      • These results expire every after 72hrs, hence if your tour is still going on, you will need another test to allow you enter any other park or do any other activity after 72hrs of your test. (This applies to Rwanda only, not Uganda)
      • Before departure from Rwanda or Uganda, you need to do another covid 19 test not more than 72hrs before your departure as you will be required to present your results before boarding your departure flight.
      • While on your tour, you are advised to carry your masks and maintain social distance whenever you are in the public

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  • For any inquiries, booking and travel related questions, contact us
    Gorilla Trek Africa


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