7 Days Discover Rwanda Safari 4.7

Spend time in the capital city Kigali and enjoy a tour visiting the Gisozi genocide memorial museum. Enjoy the very best encounters with a variety of great apes and monkeys in Rwanda. Trek deep into the heart of Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park. Enjoy the charms of Lake Kivu

Day by Day Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrival in Kigali

    You will meet and greetings by our driver guide at the Kigali International Airport then drive to Your Hotel.

    Accommodation : Kigali Serena Hotel

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  • Day 2: Kigali to Nyungwe via Nyanza and Huye

    Upon arrival in Kigali, you will be met and transferred to Nyungwe. Depart by road this morning and drive to Butare Town via, where you will have lunch. Visit the King’s Palace and Museum and Ethnographic Museum, and then continue onward to Nyungwe Forest Reserve. Stay: Nyungwe Top view Hill Hotel.

    Accommodation : Nyungwe Top view Hill Hotel

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  • Day 3: Cyamudongo Forest

    Depart early for Cyamudongo Forest, where your guide will lead you to a habituated chimpanzee’s group. The family of chimpanzees have been habituated to human contact — this means they are definitely wild, but can be approached to within a few meters, and are studied daily by researchers. You may also see L’Hoests’s monkeys, silver monkeys, verve monkeys, olive baboons, blue monkeys, golden monkeys, and red-tailed monkeys. In the afternoon you will take a walk near the lodge to see Nyungwe's famous colobus monkeys/Nyungwe Canopy walk. Driving distance: 4 - 6 Hours

    Accommodation : Nyungwe Top View Hotel

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  • Day 4: Nyungwe to Musanze via Gisenyi and Lake Kivu

    Following breakfast, you track Nyungwe Colobus Depart by vehicle and drive along Lake Kivu shoreline to Gisenyi, a picturesque resort on the northern shores of beautiful Lake Kivu. Lake Kivu has some nice, white beaches and crocodiles are absent from the lake due to volcanic action, eons ago, that wiped them out and continue to Musanze for your overnight stay. Driving distance: 5 Hours

    Accommodation : Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel

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  • Day 5: Volcanoes National Park

    Day one of gorilla trekking: track mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National Park, with a strenuous, hours-long hike to view the creatures for one magical hour. Spend a relaxing afternoon at leisure visiting the farmlands, villages, and markets that surround Kinigi and Musanze towns. A walk or drive along these rural roads is where one can really enjoy Rwanda's street culture, with a fascinating blend of farmers, businessmen, bars, and shops. Stay: Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel. Driving distance: 2 -6 Hours

  • Day 6: Volcanoes National Park, Kinigi, and Musanze

    This morning, you will depart very early with your drive to Volcanoes National Park, which will take you across the Rwandan countryside. Upon arrival the day will be spent tracking the Golden Monkeys. Dwarfed in size and reputation by the Gorillas, Rwanda’s golden monkey is well worth discovering. The golden monkeys live mainly in the park's bamboo thickets and are smaller and harder to spot than their larger ape relatives, but extremely rewarding once found — the monkeys react and interact differently than gorillas, and like to play hide-and-seek. There after transfer to Akagera National Park via Kigali. Overnight stay at Akagera Game Lodge Driving distance: 5 Hours

    Accommodation : Akagera Game Lodge

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  • Day 7: Akagera National Park Full game Drive and back to Kigali

    After Breakfast you will take full Game drive from south to Northern part of the park where you will be able to spot different mammals (Lions, Leopards, Elephants, Hippos, Rhinos, 11 Species of Antelopes, Crocodile and other animals) there after drive back and transfer to Kigali International Airport for your flight back home, Bye, Bye Rwanda. Driving distance: 3 Hours

Inclusions

  • Transport in four-wheel drive land cruiser,
  • professional English-speaking driver / guide,
  • a gorilla permit,
  • Golden Monkeys Permits,
  • Chimpanzees Permits,
  • accommodation mentioned on day to day on Full board, Basis, meals according to program and accommodation double room.

Exclusions

  • Flights from and back home, drinks, and excursions booked separately.

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Pricing

7 Days Discover Rwanda Safari

High Season $4810

Additional Activities

  • Optional Afternoon Visit to a Masai Cultural Village: This afternoon, join the Masai dancers donning their African regalia and the jingling on their feet, flow by the rhythm of African beats and dance to their tunes that will leave you refreshed. Cost is $ 25 per person. (Price guaranteed only with advanced booking).