6 Days Rwanda Gorilla and wildlife Safari

The 6 Days Rwanda Gorilla and Wildlife safari will take you to volcanoes National park home of the mountain gorillas  for the gorilla trekking, you will also visit A kagera national park for the fascinating wildlife viewing where you will spot animals like the zebras, buffaloes, giraffes, hippos, lions, baboons, waterbucks, and also you will have an afternoon boat ride on lake Ihema .and also Iby’iwacu cultural visit.

Highlight of the 6 days gorillas and wildlife safari in Rwanda

  • Rwanda Gorilla trekking
  • Visit to Iby’iwacu cultural communities
  • Wildlife tour at Akagera national park and a boat ride on lake Ihema
  • Kigali city tour with the visit to the genocide museum

Detailed itinerary for the 6 days gorillas and wildlife safari in Rwanda

Day 1: arrival to Kigali airport

Arrival to Kigali airport, you will be picked up by one of our representatives who will brief you on the 6 days gorilla and wildlife safari, he will transfer to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 2: Transfer to Akagera National park

After an early morning breakfast, you will depart to akagera national park. you will have lunch enroute, then you will proceed with a game drive along the Lake Circuit the animals you expect here include; Giraffes, buffaloes, Zebras, elephants, hippos among others. check in to the lodge and you may have an optional nature walk as you view the wide array of different bird species. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

Accommodation options: Luxury: Hotel Des Milles Colline          Mid-range: Iris Hotel      Budget: Hotel Isimbi

Day 3: game drive and afternoon boat cruise

You will wake up early by 6:00am and have your breakfast at 6:30 am thereafter, you will proceed to the park for an early morning game drive which is the best time to catch the early morning rises as the retire from the previous day hunt. The drive takes you through the Northern sector of the park where you will have the great wildlife viewing where you will spot animals like the elephants, buffaloes, waterbucks and topis, among others as you drive towards the Mutumba hill overlooking the Northern sector of the park, which has the highest concentration of wildlife. On the savannah grassland, you will also view variety of animal species such as the antelope’s family including; cape eland, roan antelopes, oribis, common duiker, impala among others. Your will return to the lodge for lunch and relaxation in preparation for the afternoon boat on lake Ihema

Dinner and over night stay at the lodge.

Day 4: Transfer to Volcanoes National park

After early morning breakfast, you will check out of the lodge and start your journey from Akagera national park to Volcanoes national in Rwanda, you will have lunch enroute. Proceed to the park and check in to the lodge for Dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation options:

Day 5: Gorilla trekking and afternoon Iby’iwacu community visit

You will rise up early by 6:00am for an early breakfast and by 6:30 am, he driver guide will transfer you to the park headquarters where you will join others for a briefing about the gorillas. Thereafter, you will be divided in groups of 8 member per gorilla family, after the briefing, you will start the gorilla trekking through the forest for a bout 30 min to 8 hours depending on the location of the gorillas and when you have the gorillas, you will be given one hour with them as you observe them feeding, nursing young ones, nesting etc. You can also take some photos for your memories. After, you will return to the lodge for relaxation.

Later afternoon, you will go for Iby’iwacu community visit to the near by villages where they will show case their unique cultures inform of dances and many more its much interesting and full of fun as you may also join them during the activities.

Day 6: Transfer back to Kigali

After an early morning breakfast, you check out of the lodge and proceed with the city tour, also you will visit the Genocide memorial Museum and the local markets in the city where you may also like to purchase some items. You will then have lunch and the guide will drop you off at Kigali international airport for your return flight home or to your preferred drop off location.

End of tour

Prices include

  • Accommodation and meals
  • 4×4 safari van
  • A professional guide
  • All activities included on the itinerary
  • Park entry fees
  • Gorilla trekking permit
  • Chimpanzee trekking permit

      6 Days Rwanda Gorilla and Wildlife safari