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
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
Day 3: Chimpanzee tracking and afternoon canopy walk.
In 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
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.
Early 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 3hrs 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
Early 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.
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Included in this tour package;
• Hiking permit fee
• 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.
• 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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Hotels we use in Kigali
Our preferred high-end hotels in Kigali are Serena Kigali Hotel, Gorillas Golf Hotel, and Mille Collines Hotel, In the mid-range category, we have The Garr hotel and Lemigo Hotel.
Serena Kigali Hotel
The five-star hotel in Kigali built around a polished granite atrium, showcasing the very best of Rwandese cultural art. Elegant hotel featuring an executive lounge and bar
Gorillas Golf Hotel
Hotel gorillas is a Five-star hotel situated within Kigali city. The charming establishment comprises of 31 fully furnished rooms, a cozy bar & restaurant, and a swimming pool.
Mille Collines Hotel
Located in Kigali, the historical hotel offers exceptional comfort to all its clients. Elegantly furnished rooms and suites with a mix of traditional and contemporary handicrafts and art.
The Garr hotel
Located in Kigali, Garr hotel with beautiful and comfortable rooms featuring room service, phone facilities, hot water, airport pickup on request, Internet, laundry and drying cleaning services.
Five to Five Hotel Kigali
Beautiful hotel for all types of travelers offering visitors high-quality comfort and very clean Rwanda hospitality. Centrally situated in Kigali city, just 3 minuted drive from the Kigali international airport and hence a very convenient accommodation in Kigali.
Hotels we use in Volcanoes National Park
In this park, we have Gorilla Nest Lodge, Mountain Gorilla View Lodge in the High-end category. In the mid-range are the Le Bamboo Lodge and La Palme Hotel. In the Budget Hotel Muhabura
Gorilla Nest Lodge
Situated along the foothills of the Virunga Volcano. The Lodge comprises of 2 cottages accommodating 4 guests in two large bedrooms each with a king size bed.
Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
The lodge comprises of 30 cottages built on 4 acres of land on the slopes of Mt Sabinyo. The cottages are made of stone and thatch with en-suite facilities.
Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge
Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge is located in Rwanda’s Northern province, in Volcanoes National park – comprising of 9 comfortable self-contained Bandas and a one family cottage.
La Palme Hotel
Three stars Hotel, located in Musanze City; offering Luxurious accommodation to business and Leisure tourists to Musanze. An exceptional dining experience awaits you.
3 Star hotel situated 10 km from Volcanoes NP with 48 fully furnished rooms & 4 elegant suites with an intimate atmosphere to make clients comfortable. Located in Musanze district.
Nyungwe Forest national park
Nyungwe Forest has a limited range of accommodations. Our preferred luxury lodge is the magnificent and award-winning Nyungwe Forest Lodge. In the mid-range, we have Nyungwe Top View Lodge.
Nyungwe Forest Lodge
Nyungwe Forest Lodge is a 5-star hotel offering you supreme comfort and style amongst the rolling hills of Rwanda. Boasting twenty-two spacious villa rooms and two luxurious suites
Nyungwe Top View Lodge
Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel is located on the edge of Nyungwe Forest National Park. The property offers a total of 12 comfortable cottages featuring a welcome fireplace for cooler winter evenings.
Accommodations we use in Lake Kivu
At Lake Kivu, our high-end choice of the lodge is Lake Kivu Serena Lodge. In the mid-range section is Paladise Malahide, Hotel Gorillas Lake Kivu, and Palm Beach Hotel, among others.
Lake Kivu Serena Lodge
Located on the white sandy shores of Lake Kivu, the hotel is overlooking its own private beach and offers; 66 luxury rooms, executive suites and family accommodation, a panoramic restaurant.
Paradise Malahide is a charming and friendly guesthouse with 10 rooms – and 4 apartments. It’s well run, and with great food and a lovely location, we think it’s excellent value for money.
Hotel Gorillas Lake Kivu
Gorillas Lake Kivu Hotel is located in the town of Gisenyi at the northern end of Lake Kivu in Rwanda. Very comfortable room, good swimming pool area garden area is very relaxing Staff are friendly.
Safari lodges we use in Akagera
In Akagera national park, we use Ruzizi tented camp for high end and Akagera game lodge for the budget.
Ruzizi tented camp
The Ruzizi Tented Lodge, a 14-bed tented eco-camp. Ruzizi is built on the shores of Lake Ihema, Rwanda’s second largest lake, tucked away in a tract of unique riverine forest.
Akagera game lodge
Akagera Game Lodge is located in Eastern Province; about 2 hours drive from Kigali. The Akagera Game Lodge has an attractive setting on a ridge overlooking Lake Ihema.