Day 1: Arrival at Kigali International Air port
On arrival in Rwanda, you will be met by our company representative who will drive you to Kigali for unwinding, dinner and overnight.
Accommodation options here
- Hotel des Mille Collines
- Kigali Serena
- Hotel Umubano
Day 2: Transfer to Akagera National Park
After your breakfast, have instructions from your tour guide/driver, and then head to Akagera National Park. The park is occupied by wetland, woodland and savannah with the lowest point of Rwanda. Upon arrival, have and after Indulge in an afternoon game drive to search for animals like Giraffe, Buffalo, Elephant and a lot of bird species like the shoebill stork which could be seen effectively on the shorelines on River Akagera.
Accommodation Options here
- Akagera Game Lodge
- Ruzizi Tented Lodge
Day 3: Game Drive and Boat Ride
After breakfast, you will set out for the morning game drive to search for animals you have missed out in the previous game drive. Come back to the Lodge for lunch and toward the evening go for the boat ride on Lake Ihema which will open you to water loving birds and animal species that come along the shorelines to extinguish their thirsty such as Hippo, crocodile. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight as on day 2.
Day 4: City tour and Transfer to Volcanoes National Park
After breakfast, drive back to Kigali for a city tour around the Genocide Memorial sites, local markets and lunch, at Kigali Serena or Hotel Umubano. Thereafter, transfer to Volcanoes National Park the home to over hundred mountain gorillas and 178 bird species. Reach Parc National des Volcanoes in the evening for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation Options here
- Virunga Volcanoes Lodge
- Sabyinyo Silver Back Lodge
- Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
- Kinigi Guesthouse
- Hotel Muhabura
Day 5: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park
After breakfast, transfer to the headquarters of Volcanoes National Park for briefing from the park ranger. Since the activity of gorilla trekking may take long, it’s advisable to move with your packed lunch and bottled water. Together with your gorilla tracking escorts and Rangers, enter into the forest and start searching these stunning animals. Once you come across the bamboo forest logs and also your first recognition of the sound the breaking of bamboo showing that the gorillas are closer. Prepare yourself for a memorable encounter with the Gorillas and superb experience. Stay with the gorillas for 1 hour and after trek back to your hotel for lunch and toward the evening, visit the twin lakes of Ruhondo and Bulera. After return to the hotel/lodge for dinner and overnight as on day 4
Day 6: Transfer back to Kigali
After breakfast, you will drive back to Kigali for last minute shopping and then transfer Kigali International Airport for your flight back home.