6 Days Wildlife Safari in Rwanda
Rwanda has several beautiful national parks for wildlife safaris. Akagera National Park is a big game country! Herds of elephant and buffalo emerge from the woodland to drink at the lakes, while lucky visitors might stumble across a leopard, a spotted hyena or even a stray lion. Akagera is also among the most scenic of savanna reserves, with its sumptuous forest-fringed lakes, tall mountains and constantly changing vegetation.
Arrival Akagera Game Lodge (BB)
Day 1. You will arrive at Kanombe International Airport; you will meet the guide who will transfer you to the Hotel where you will have dinner and overnight.
Game viewing Safari (Akagera Park) Hotel Chezlando (FB)
Day 2. Before breakfast, you will have an early morning game drive and have a chance to see animals like Butchell's Zebra, lions, elephants, topi etc and over 425 species of birds including the shoe billed stock, African jacana, sacred ibis goliath heron etc. In the afternoon, you will drive to Kigali and arrive in time for dinner.
Drive to Nyungwe Forest Gisakura Guest House (FB)
Day 3. Early morning after breakfast you will drive to Nyungwe National park. You will have lunch Enroute or get to your place of accommodation in time for lunch. Check in at Gisakura Guest House and then go for an afternoon primate walk in the forest. You may have chance to see the colubus monkeys and birds including the Rwenzori turaco. Dinner and overnight at Gisakura Guest House.
Chimpanzee tracking safari Muhabura Lodge (FB)
Day 4. Early morning before breakfast at around 4:00 am, you will enter Nyungwe forest and search for Chimpanzee. You will have a chance to see some of these close relatives to man, see how they feed and play with each other and then return to the lodge for late breakfast and lunch. After drive to Ruhengeri.
Gorilla Tracking (Safari Volcanoes NP) Hotel Gorillas (FB)
Day 5. Wake up early morning and drive to Ruhengeri for an encounter with the gorillas. En route you will be able to see the pyrethrum plantations and on arrival at Ruhengeri, the guide will pick you up and proceed to Parc national de Volcans the home to the rare mountain gorillas. You will take a hike up to the bamboo forest to spend a magical hour in the company of the gorillas and then return to the lodge for lunch. After lunch drive to Kigali.
Kigali City tour
Day 6. Following breakfast, you will have a city tour. Visit the city and curio markets, and then have lunch. In the afternoon, you will transfer to the airport and catch your flight back home.