7 Days Rwanda wildlife safari

Trip OverView

Book a customized 7 Days Rwanda gorillas & wildlife safari arranged and guided by Lets Go Tours Rwanda. The 7 Days Rwanda safari offers you chance to explore the beauty if all Rwanda National Parks and other destinations. You will visit Volcanoes National Park located in North Western Rwanda for mountain gorilla trekking experience. Enjoy a trek to see one of the 10 gorilla families in VNP and also meet up with other wild animals and birds in this bamboo forest on this 7 Days safari. You will drive south westwards to Nyungwe Forest National park for chimpanzee trekking and canopy walk. Nyungwe forest is also home to several primates especially colobus monkeys and birds which you may encounter during your chimpanzee trek. A safari to Akagera National Park offers yo great game viewing experience and a boat cruise on Lake Ihema. Guided game drives offers you spectacular views of big five and other wild animals in this savanna park. The 7 Days Rwanda safari will start and end in Kigali Rwanda.

Safari Overview

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Volcanoes National Park
Day 2: Gorilla trekking
Day 3: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest
Day 4: Chimp trekking
Day 5: Return to Kigali
Day 6: Transfer to Akagera National Park
Day 7: Game drives and return to Kigali

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Ruhengeri

You will be picked from the airport on arrival, or be met at the hotel at 10am. Do a city tour and proceed to Parc National Des Volcans. Dinner and overnight at the lodge

Day 2: Gorilla trekking

After breakfast, go to the park headquarters for a briefing and after go gorilla trekking in Parc National des Volcans. If you are lucky you can get to the gorillas, spend an hour with them, and be back at the base in time for a late lunch. After lunch, you will be transferred to Gisenyi to relax at the Hotel.Dinner and overnight at the lodge

Day 3: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest

After breakfast, have a boat ride on Lake Kivu and later transfer to Nyungwe National Park. The road is panoramic along the Lake. Have lunch en route in Kibuye, Arrive at the lodge in time for dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Chimpanzee Trekking

After an early breakfast, you will go for chimpanzee trekking. Nyungwe is a vast, mountain rain tropical forest over 1000 sq km in size. It is home to 13 species of primates, over 275 species of birds, 100 varieties of orchids. Ensure you carry with you packed lunch and water. Dinner and overnight at the lodge

Day 5: Transfer to Kigali

Have breakfast and drive back to Kigali with en- route stop-over at the Genocide Memorial of Murambi. You may decide to visit the Nyanza Royal Palace. The site displays original items and pieces of history of the Old Mwami who was the King. Proceed to Kigali for dinner and overnight.

Day 6: Kigali – Akagera National Park

After breakfast you will drive to the east of Rwanda to Akagera National Park. You will have an afternoon canoe ride on Lake Ihema to see the large number of hippo, the huge Nile crocodile and birds. Dinner and overnight at the lodge

Day 7: Game drives – Transfer to Kigali – Departure

After breakfast, go for a morning game drive in the park and you will be able to see a variety of birds and animals such as elephant, giraffe, buffalo, spotted hyena and many more. Later proceed back to Kigali. Transfer to the airport for your departure flight

What is included

Gorilla Permits
Chimpanzee Permit
Visit Bigodi Community
Game drive
Launch Cruise
All Quotes given are in USD
Full Board Accommodations as per Itinerary – Single, Double and Twin, an extra bed available on request

Bottled Mineral water
4×4 safari vehicle with driver/guide
Park Entrance fees

What is excluded

Tips / Gratitude
International / domestic Flights
Alcoholic beverages