11 Days Trip

11 Days gorilla, hiking canopy tour in Rwanda

Welcome! This day on your arrival, you will be picked by our driver guide (Company representative) who will give you and extra ordinary welcome in a country of 1000 hills Rwanda and then transfer you directly to your hotel in Kigali for relaxation after your flight. Overnight and Dinner at a hotel.

What you'll do

Welcome! This day on your arrival, you will be picked by our driver guide (Company representative) who will give you and extra ordinary welcome in a country of 1000 hills Rwanda and then transfer you directly to your hotel in Kigali for relaxation after your flight. Overnight and Dinner at a hotel.

Early in the morning after breakfast, our driver and guide will come to pick you from your hotel and drive you to Akagera National park where you shall do a half game drive where you will see some big five animals such as elephants, buffalos, lions, Rhinos and leopards. In the afternoon, you will do an amazing Boat ride on Lake Ihema. At the lake, expect to view various aquatic wildlife species like hippopotamus and crocodiles among others. Later drive to your hotel for relaxation. Night and dinner at your hotel.

After an early breakfast, we shall start a full game drive in Akagera National Park passing through Rwanda’s phenomenal landscapes and living lifestyles, start your morning game drive, which takes you on tops of rolling hills surrounded by beautiful lakes from the south up to the north, enjoy beautiful sceneries of Rwanda’s hilly landscape comprised of a blend of wetlands, savannah, and woodland, the natural forests also provide a relaxing feeling. The location of the park shows that it lies at a lower altitude as compared to rest of the country, therefore meaning that it is not only warmer but also drier in the dry season. Here you meet the big five animals such as Elephants, lions, buffaloes, Leopards and Rhinos known to be living in a game park and others such as impalas, zebras, bush bucks, water bucks, tops, oribis, baboons, giraffes, cape elands and so many others. This way takes you towards beautiful bushy rolling hills up to the north exit of the park. From here you will drive back to Kigali.

This morning after having your breakfast, we depart from Kigali to Nyungwe forest having our lunch en-route in Nyanza. We shall have the opportunity of exploring the King’s Palace Museum in Nyanza. After this experience, we continue our drive to Nyungwe National park head Office for our 3pm Canopy walkway (Dinner and overnight at a hotel in Nyungwe National Park

You will be picked up from your hotel early morning and drive to Nyungwe national park Reception Victors Center for registration and later we shall be briefed about the park and the Tropical Waterfall found in the middle of the forest. This activity will take 1-4 hours. The trail has a lot of wildflowers along it and non-forest birds- on the way you will have 360degrees view of the park and even see Lake Kivu in the distance. On a clear day, you can even also see the majestic Virunga Volcanoes that seem to tower over Rwanda. From here you will go for lunch, after lunch, visit Gisakura Tea plantation then go for the afternoon canopy walk way and then drive back to the hotel.

After having your Breakfast, you will drive to the park headquarters to be briefed about the “dos and don’ts” while with the chimps before entering the forest. Trekking chimpanzees is about 1-6 hours (depending on the guest's walking Speed and reality) The forest is rich in different types of trees, plants and is home to 13 primates that include chimpanzees, long-tailed monkeys and Columbus monkeys. After lunch, you will be transferred to karongi. This is a 3hrs drive from Nyungwe to Karongi where you will connect to your Hotel for relaxation. Overnight and Dinner at a hotel in Kibuye

In the morning after having your breakfast we shall have a full boat ride on Lake Kivu one of the biggest lake in Rwanda where we shall visit different historical Islands such as the bat Islands, Monkey Island and Peace/Amahoro Island. After having lunch we shall transfer to gisenyi. The distance from Karongi to Gisenyi it’s about 124Km and road takes about 3hours with no rush. Arriving at Gisenyi where we visit DRC-Rwanda border (Gisenyi town) (Dinner and Overnight at a hotel in Gisenyi

After having your morning breakfast, you will do a boat ride, visit fishing activities, hot spring water and Visit coffee plants; pick beans, entering the industry with full educational explanations of the plantation. After enjoying kivu lake. From there you will go for lunch before being transferred to Kinigi where you will visit Ibyiwacu cultural village to learn about Rwandan Cultural and Traditions. Dinner and Overnight at a hotel in Musanze

Wake up very early in the morning and transfer to the volcanoes National park, You shall prepare for a thrilling experience of gorilla trekking. We shall head to the Headquarters of Kinigi with packed lunch, snacks, water plus a light rain jacket for a briefing about the gorilla trekking escapade. Along with your trekking gear and drinking water, the driver will drop you off at the starting point to trek the gorillas together with the ranger guides. This activity may take between 1-7 hours searching for the gorillas depending on their movement. However, meeting them is so rewarding and you will spend maximally 1 hour with them as you take time studying them and taking pictures and videos. After spending your time with the fascinating mountain gorillas, return to the base and meet your driver and a transfer for lunch. After lunch you will drive back to your hotel, dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Early morning we shall get ready for the great hiking adventure by driving to the volcanoes national park. We shall gather at the park headquarters, attend a short briefing about hiking do’s and don’ts and then transfer to the hiking starting point with your packed lunch, hiking boots and a rain coat since it’s a rain forest, snacks and enough drinking water 1 liter at least. The hike takes about 3 - 4 hours to reach the summit and 2 hours to descend. You will enjoy the fresh breath at the volcano summit with spectacular views of the neighboring countries and volcanoes national park then drive back to your hotel.

You will be picked up from your hotel in Kigali and then drive through the city, take a visit to Kigali Memorial Center where there are 250,000 people killed and buried in the mass grave during the Rwanda Genocide against the Tutsi. Then after proceed to the Campaign against Genocide Museum. CAG Museum depicts in details how the Campaign Against Genocide Plan was executed by RPF/A following the withdrawal of UN troops leaving the targeted Tutsi under the mercy of the Genocidaires and how only the RPF/A forces who were in the war of liberation took the unilateral decision to stop Genocide, Rescue victims of Genocide and defeat the Genocidal forces, visit

  • Visit craft market and Kigali art centers. 
  • Visit Nyamirambo old city and Kigali city center
  • Kaplaki art gallery for shopping
  • Kigali convention center 
  • Tour around Kimironko local Giant market. From there you will be transferred to the airport for your flight.

What is in the package

  • Transportation
  • All park fees (the ones included)
  • Driver / guide fees
  • Meals
  • All accommodation as per above itinerary
  • Boat ride on lake ihema
  • Water
  • All vat taxes
  • International flights (from/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips
  • Visa
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Alcoholic drinks/spirits
  • Laundry

Personal Insurance

Where to stay

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Accommodation Category: 5 star

Number of clients: 1 (one)

Quote List: Full board

Price: $8,500/ Person International 

Price: $7,600/ Person African Residents 

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