5 Days Rwanda Wildlife Safari

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Overview

This 5 days Rwanda wildlife safari to Akagera National Park in eastern Rwanda gives you an opportunity to view a wide range of wildlife species, wildlife viewing drives that expose you to herds of elephants, buffalos, lions, Masai giraffe, gazelles, impala, baboons, oribi, Butchel’s zebra, topi, bush baby, leopard, and bushbuck. For bird lovers, this is the ideal destination for you, Akagera National Park has over 300 bird species. Rwanda Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes national park on this 5 days Rwanda wildlife safari is one of the major activities and highlights of this trip in Rwanda. Gorilla trekking is a very tiring activity while
trekking but the sight of the endangered mountain gorillas is rewarding and memorable.

Departure & Return Location

Kigali  International Airport

Price Includes

  • A comfortable 4×4 safari vehicle, excellent for game viewing & photographing.
  • Meals + Accommodation
  • Park entrance fees
  • Park and Chimps permits
  • Gorilla Guardian Permit
  • Kigali sight-seeing tour
  • Airport Transfers

Price Excludes

  • Airfares & Rwanda Visa
  • Luxury drinks/Alcoholic drinks
  • Tips to local guides
  • Personal insurance and shopping
  • Laundry

Complementaries

  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen
  • T-Shirt
  • Entrance Fees

Tour Highlight

  • Kigali city tour
  • Game drives
  • Bird watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Nature/Forest Walks
  • Community Walks
  • Hike Mount VisokeGift shops
  • Visit Dian Fossey’s grave

Day 1: Transfer to Akagera National Park

You will be picked by our driver guide from your hotel or Airport, who will brief you about this Safari, and then you will leave for Akagera National park on the ages of the Tanzanian border. You will check in your hotel room and have lunch. In the afternoon after lunch from the lodge, you will go for a thrilling boat cruise on the beautiful freshwaters of Lake Ihema where you will be able to view the various water animals for example Hippos, giant crocodiles, and a profusion of water birds like the African fish eagle, papyrus Gonolek and the shoebill stork. Dine and overnight rest at Dereva Hotel or Akagera Game Lodge or Umbrella Pine.

Day 2: Game drive and transfer back to Kigali

On this second day, you will have a morning game drive before you return back to Kigali for overnight. The game will reward you with a look at the early risers plus large predators including Lions and Hyenas plus others such as bushbuck, zebra, Elephants, Giraffes, Buffaloes, cape elands, impalas, oribi, and antelopes. Return for lunch at the Lodge and then in the afternoon, drive back to Kigali where you will dine and spend the night at Hotel Des Milles Collines, or Hotel Chezlando, or Hotel Okapi, or Kigali Serena Hotel.

Day 3: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park

You will leave for Nyungwe National park. You will have stopovers along the way as you visit a number of historical and cultural sites within Butare plus Nyanza. You will as well visit the Old King’s Palace (also known as Old Mwami’s palace) found in Nyanza to have a bit of cultural experience. Take lunch in the town of Butare and continue with the journey to Nyungwe where you will arrive in the evening. Dine and overnight rest at Gisakura guest House or Nyungwe Forest Lodge.

Day 4: Chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe

You will have breakfast in the morning, be briefed by the Park Rangers, and then eventually begin your trek in the Forest as you look for where the chimpanzees are located. During the trek, you will have the chance to see various primates such as the Rwenzori colobus, Silver monkey, Chimpanzees, the Grey-cheeked Mangabey, L’Hoests monkey, and the Owl-faced monkey. Head back to the lodge where you will rest and have your meals. Overnight rest at Nyungwe Forest Lodge or ORTPN Gisakura guest house.

Day 5: Return back to Kigali

On the way back to Kigali, you will visit the Botanical gardens along the way, and later arrive in Kigali to your hotel for the overnight or transfer directly to the airport for your departure flight. End of the 5 days Rwanda wildlife safari.

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