7 Days Rwanda Gorillas & Wildlife Safari

A 7 Days Rwanda gorillas Safari & wildlife adventure offer you exceptional gorilla trekking, golden monkey tracking, chimpanzee tour and big five game viewing experience.  Explore Rwanda's top national parks including  Nyungwe Forest National Park, Volcanoes Park National park and Akagera National park guided by Gorilla trek Africa.Volcanoes National park is located in North Western Rwanda and is home to the highest number of mountain gorillas in the Virunga Conservation Area. The park shelters over 350 gorillas habituated into 10 gorilla families (Agashya, Umubano, Karisimbi, Susa A, Sabyinyo, Hirwa, Pablo, Amahoro, Kwitonda, Ugenda and Bwenge.  Volcanoes National Park is famous for its luxury gorilla tours given the high cost of gorilla permits compared to other gorillas parks in Uganda and the  Democratic Republic of Congo. You will also visit  Nyungwe Forest National Park  located in south western Rwanda, home to the endangered chimpanzees and colobus monkeys plus various bird species. Nyungwe forest is also an important birding area in Rwanda sheltering over 300 bird species. A tour to   Akagera National Park in eastern Rwanda will offer you excellent game viewing experience and a boat cruise on Lake Ihema. Akagera is home to the big game which include Lions, Leopards, Buffalos, Zebras, Elephants, Giraffes, Topis, Oribis, Waterbucks, Warthogs, Impalas, Duickers and roan antelopes among others. The key activities to do on this 7 Days Rwanda safari include mountain gorilla trekking, canopy walk, chimpanzee tracking, golden monkeys, game viewing, boat cruising and cultural tours among others. We shall start and end in Kigali Rwanda.
Trip summary
Day 1: Transfer to Nyungwe National park

Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking and afternoon canopy walk.

Day 3: Transfer to Volcanoes hotel

Day 4. Gorilla tracking and afternoon cultural walk.

Day 5. Golden monkey tracking, transfer back to Kigali

Day 6.Transfer to Akagera NP and boat cruise

Day 7: Game drive and transfer back to Kigali

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Nyungwe National park.

In the morning, you will be picked by the tour guide from your hotel in Kigali and set off a scenic drive to Nyungwe National park. You will have en route visit to Nyanza King's palace for a cultural experience, Butare national museum, Murambi genocide museum among others if time allows.
Proceed and reach Nyungwe in the evening for dinner and overnight at One and Only Nyungwe house (super luxury)/ Emeraude Kivu Resort (deluxe/ luxury)/ Gisakura Guest House (budget). FB

Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking and afternoon canopy walk.

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Very early in the morning, you will set off to the Kyamudongo forest for briefing and embark on chimpanzee tracking adventure. Once you catch up with them, you will be allowed to be with them for not more than 1hr. You will later return to the hotel for lunch and relaxation. In the afternoon, you will go for a canopy walk and return in the evening. Dinner and overnight at Only Nyungwe house (super luxury)/ Emeraude Kivu Resort (deluxe/ luxury)/ Gisakura Guesthouse (budget). FB

Day 3: Transfer to Volcanoes hotel

In the morning, you will transfer to Volcanoes NP, with en route mini stops for photographs and sight-seeing, reaching in the afternoon. Overnight at Muhabura hotel (budget)/ Davinci lodge (deluxe)/ Tiloreza Volcanoes eco lodge / Five volcanoes hotel (luxury). FB

Day 4. Gorilla tracking and afternoon cultural walk.

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Early morning, with packed lunch, you will go to the park headquarters for
briefing before embarking on the gorilla tracking adventure. Once you find the gorillas, you have not more than 1hr to observe and learn much about them before returning to your lodge. In the evening, you may go for a cultural experience to Iby'wachu village
where you will learn more about the Banyarwanda culture. Dinner and overnight Muhabura hotel (budget)/ Davinci lodge (deluxe)/ Tiloreza Volcanoes eco lodge / Five volcanoes hotel (luxury). FB

Day 5. Golden monkey tracking, transfer back to Kigali

Early morning, you will go for golden monkey tracking and once you find them, enjoy them play in the forest as you take photos. On return, transfer to back to Kigali for drop off at your hotel. Overnight at Kigali Serena hotel (luxury)/ Five to Five hotel (deluxe). BB

Day 6.Transfer to Akagera NP and boat cruise

In the morning, you will be transferred to Akagera National park, reaching
early for a short game drive around the park. This is the only savannah park in Rwanda and with the recent introduction of lions and Rhinos, the park now boasts of the big 5 mammals. In the afternoon, take a boat cruise on Lake Ihema. You may expect to see hippos, crocodiles and some water birds. Dinner and overnight at Ruzizi Tented lodge (luxury)/ Akagera Game lodge (deluxe). FB

Day 7: Game drive and transfer back to Kigali

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Early morning, you will go for a game drive in the northern section of the park anticipating to see a variety of wildlife species including antelopes, zebras as well as some cat species if you are lucky. In the afternoon, you will exit the park and drive back to Kigali for drop off at your hotel or airport.

Price starts from USD3600 per person

Safari cost inclusions
• Gorilla Permits
• Park Entrance 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.

Safari cost 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.

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