5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trek and Akagera tour takes visitors for wildlife viewing in River Akagera and Lake Ihema as well as mountain gorilla trekking in the Volcanoes National Park.
Day 1: Transfer to Akagera National Park
You will be picked up by our company representative early morning from either a hotel or Kigali International Airport for a road trip to Akagera NP; driving East of Rwanda (3hours drive). In the afternoon, you will head out for an amazing canoe ride on Lake Ihema and here, expect to view various aquatic wildlife species like hippopotami and crocodiles among others. Dinner and overnight at Akagera Game Lodge
Day 2: Morning Game Drive and Launch Cruise
Rise a bit early (6:00am) and with your morning cup of coffee, set off for a wonderful morning game drive through the savannah woodlands to have clear glimpse of various wildlife species among which include the hyenas, lions, Impalas, buffaloes, elephants and zebras etc. Return to your lodge midmorning, relax and in the afternoon, step out for a boat cruise on Lake Ihema for acquatic wildlife viewing like the hippopotami, crocodiles etc.Dinner and overnight at Akagera Game Lodge.
Day 3: Transfer to Volcanoes NP
Have breakfast and proceed with a road trip to Volcanoes National Park in Musanze province. En route; enjoy the beautiful views of the rolling hills and green vegetation. Dinner and overnight at The Garden Place (Budget), Davinci Gorilla Lodge (Midrange), Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury).
Day 4: Mountain Gorilla Trekking and Iby’wacu Cultural Center
Enjoy an early morning breakfast and assemble at the Kinigi park head offices by 7:00am for morning briefing on the trekking guidelines before taking onto your adventurous expedition. Usually, it takes about 30 minutes to several hours to encounter the mountain gorillas; but once got, enjoy an hour with them before retrieving to the starting point (for Certificates of Participation) before retrieving your lodge. Later in the afternoon, head out for the Iby’wacu Cultural tour for a clearer understanding of the Rwandese Culture. Dinner and overnight at The Garden Place (Budget), Davinci Gorilla Lodge (Midrange), Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury).
Day 5: Return to Kigali and Departure
After morning breakfast; hit the road for your return trip to Kigali and with an early arrival engage in an amazing Kigali City Tour; visiting the Gisozi Genocide Memorial Site, National Museum and many other exceptional tourist centers within the city before drop off at either a hotel or airport for departure flight.
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