11-Day Rwanda Wildlife Luxury Safari

City tour and transfer to Akagera national park

After having breakfast, proceed on a city tour with a visit to the genocide places like Kigali genocide memorial center, Nyamata church, Ntarama memorial church and visiting these places will give you a chance to know what exactly took place during the horrific genocide era.

Have lunch in Kigali before departing to Akagera national park which is found in the eastern province of Rwanda. This savannah park provides shelter to a number of big game species which can be encountered on a morning or evening game drive.

Wildlife to look out for include; Elephants, Giraffes, plain Zebras, rear roan antelopes, impalas, leopards and many others with lots of bird species of both savannah, water and woodlands. Dinner and overnight will be served at the lodge.

Main Destination:

Akagera National Park

Accommodation:

Ruzizi Tented Camp

• Luxury tented camp located inside the park

Meals & Drinks:

• Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Game drive and boat cruise

After a cup of hot coffee, proceed on a morning game drive where you will sight the beautiful sun rise exposing the marvelous savannah landscapes that stretches to the Tanzanian border. Some of the wildlife to spot in this park include Zebras, Giraffes, antelopes, Elephants, leopards on rear occasions, buffaloes and many others. The morning game drive gives travelers a chance to meet the early riser and a number of wildlife. Return to the lodge for breakfast and lunch.

In the evening, go for a boat cruise on Lake Ihema, the largest lake in Akagera national park. The boat cruise in this park enables travelers to spot animals that come to drink water along the banks of the lake animals like elephants, roan antelopes, buffaloes and many others. Hippos and the aquatic animals are also spotted plus a number of bird species. After return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Main Destination:

Akagera National Park

Accommodation:

Ruzizi Tented Camp

• Luxury tented camp located inside the park

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Akagera national park to volcanoes national park

Wake up in the morning and have breakfast, then head to volcanoes national park, the proud home of mountain gorillas and golden monkeys. While on the way, make a stopover to view the twin lakes, Ruhondo and Bulera in the foothills of Mount Muhabura and proceed to the park thereafter.

You will have lunch at the lodge and spend the whole evening enjoying the nature and scenery of the Virunga ranges.

Dinner and overnight will be served at the lodge.

Main Destination:

Volcanoes National Park

Accommodation:

Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

• Mid-range lodge located just outside Volcanoes NP

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Gorilla trekking and visit Iby’iwachu cultural village

After an early breakfast, you will prepare to set off for the great adventure of gorilla trekking in the interior of Volcanoes national park. You will head to the park headquarters for a pre-trek briefing regarding mountain gorilla behaviors and trekking etiquette.

You will be led by the ranger guide through the hikes in the park, and soon you will come face to face with the mighty mountain gorillas. While trekking, travelers are only allowed to spend one hour in the presence of these very peaceful giants. And at the end of the trek, you will head back to your lodge for refreshments and lunch.

In the afternoon, go for a cultural encounter at Iby’iwachu cultural village and this village will give you an opportunity to gain a fascinating glimpse into old age traditions of Rwandans. Later you will return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Main Destination:

Volcanoes National Park

Accommodation:

Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

• Mid-range lodge located just outside Volcanoes NP

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Golden monkey trekking and visiting Dian Fossey grave

After breakfast, go for golden monkey trekking which is also a thrilling adventure and can be experienced only in volcanoes national park in Rwanda. You will be briefed by the guide and after you enter the forest to search for the elusive golden monkeys. You will spot them playing as they jump from one branch of the tree to the other and all this will make your safari very exciting and memorable.

In the afternoon after lunch, go for the Dian Fossey grave hike. It is found at the former Karisoke research center where the famous primatologist, Dian spent some 20 years studying the mountain gorillas. The hike to the grave is quite spectacular, going through bamboo zones and afro montane habitats dotted with numerous birds.

Return to the lodge thereafter for dinner and overnight.

Main Destination:

Dian Fossey's Grave

Accommodation:

Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

• Mid-range lodge located just outside

Listing created Jun 24, 2019

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