5 Days Trip

5 Days safari and gorilla tours in Rwanda

Welcome! On The day of your arrival, you will be picked by our driver guide (Company representative) who will give you an extraordinary welcome in the country of 1000 hills Rwanda and then transfer you to your hotel in Kigali for a relaxation moment after the long flight and briefing about this great adventure tour

What you'll do

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 markets and Kigali art centers. 
  • Visit Nyamirambo old city and Kigali city center
  • Kaplaaki art gallery 
  • Kigali convention center 
  • Tour around Kimironko local Giant market. From there you will be transferred to the 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 the 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, orbis, 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.

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 go for Ibyiwacu cultural village (Optional extra activity upon availability) to learn about the Rwandan culture and traditions, Thereafter you will be dropped back to the airport.

This morning after having breakfast, we shall drive to volcanoes national park where we shall do ibyiwacu cultural village tour. At the village, you will have a wonderful, interactive experience, learning all about Rwandan traditions, cultural songs and dances. You will be given a chance to participate in local dances and drumming, all while wearing traditional local “Umushanana” dress; shooting arrows, attending a traditional healer's medicine show You will also have the opportunity to sample local food and banana beer and visit a local household or school. From there we shall drive to Gisenyi lake kivu where we shall have our lunch, do the boat ride visiting the gas methane, hot springs, do the local hot spring massage, experience the local fishing process and from there we shall drive back to Kigali and be dropped at the airport.

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

Akagera game lodge

Accommodation Category: 4 star

Number of clients: 1 (one)

Quote List: Full board

Price: $4,500/ Person International 

Price: $3,500/ Person African Residents 

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