10 Days in Rwanda Safari, Gorilla Trekking, Chimpanzee Tracking, Wildlife Viewing, Lake Kivu Boat & Community Tours.

 10 Days in Rwanda Safari – SAFARI OVERVIEW.

The 10 days in Rwanda safari is a 9nights/10 day rwanda safari African holiday tour offering an amazing gorilla trekking experience, chimpanzee tracking, wildlife/game viewing, recreation, boat cruise, and community tours as you visit the best Rwanda safari destination areas like Kigali – the country’s capital, Lake Kivu – one of the great lakes of Africa, Volcanoes national Park-part of the great Virunga Massive, Nyungwe National Park and Akagera National Park with good counts of wild game including the Big five.

10 Days in Rwanda Safari – Safari Highlights 

Day 1 of the 10 Days in Rwanda Safari: Arrive in Kigali Rwanda and transfer to the Hotel

Day 2 of the 10 Days in Rwanda Safari: Hotel breakfast and tour Kigali

Day 3 of the 10 Days in Rwanda Safari: Morning at leisure. After lunch, meet your transport at the hotel and transfer to a hotel at Lake Kivu

Day 4 of the 10 Days in Rwanda Safari: Tour Lake Kivu district with a boat ride on Lake Kivu. Optional Batwa Dancing pot community $80pp

Day 5 of the 10 Days in Rwanda Safari:  Check out following a leisurely breakfast and meet up with your transport around 11h00 for transfer to the Akagera National Park. Enjoy lunch en route

Day 6 of the 10 Days in Rwanda Safari: Unlimited game drive in Akagera National Park

Day 7 of the 10 Days in Rwanda Safari: Morning game drive & boat cruise on Lake Ihema

Day 8 of the 10 Days in Rwanda Safari: A day at leisure

Day 9 of the 10 Days in Rwanda Safari:  Morning at leisure or additional game drive & later transfer in the afternoon to Kigali

Day 10 of the 10 Days in Rwanda Safari: Early transfer to the Airport for the flight

 10 Days in Rwanda Safari – Detailed Safari Itinerary

 

Day 1 of the 10 Days in Rwanda Safari: Arrive in Kigali Rwanda and transfer to the Hotel

Arrive in Rwanda – Kigali International Airport, meet our representative and transfer to the Hotel.

Accommodation

Midrange: Hotel Chezlando – Bungalows

Luxury: Hotel Mille Colline / Protea by Marriot Kigali

Meal Plan: Bed & Breakfast

Day 2 of the 10 Days in Rwanda Safari: Hotel breakfast and tour Kigali

Enjoy a relaxed breakfast, after which you later embark on a tour of Kigali. You tour the Genocide memorial at Gisozi to gain an insight into what transpired during the 1994 Rwandan ethnic conflict that resulted in severe loss of people.  Other areas of interest include the Kigali markets and the Art studio. Retire for overnight

Accommodation

Midrange: Hotel Chezlando – Bungalows

Luxury: Hotel Mille Colline / Protea by Marriot Kigali

Meal Plan: Bed & Breakfast

Day 3 of the 10 Days in Rwanda Safari: Morning at leisure. After lunch, meet your transport at the hotel and transfer to a hotel at Lake Kivu

Spend the morning at leisure, settle for lunch after which you embark on the transfer to Gisenyi Lake Kivu 158km about 3 hours’ drive enjoying remarkable sights of Rwandan hillsides that have formed the background for the naming of Rwanda as the land of a thousand hills. Spend the evening relaxing by the shores of Lake Kivu in Gisenyi.

Accommodation

Midrange: Paradis Kivu Resort

Luxury: Serena Resort Lake Kivu

Meal Plan: Bed & Breakfast

Day 4 of the 10 Days in Rwanda Safari: Tour Lake Kivu district with a boat ride on Lake Kivu. Optional Batwa Dancing pot community $80pp

Explore the expanse Lake Kivu touring the beautiful Islands, Brewery factory, Gas plant & Hot spring and later enjoy the sandy beaches of Gisenyi.  You can as well choose to take up an optional tour to the dancing pot community. Today about 33,000 Batwa remain in Rwanda represent 0.4 percent of the population. They are particularly renowned for their skills as potters, dancers and musicians. This encounter presents an ideal moment of interaction learning their great skill. Retire for overnight.

Accommodation

Midrange: Paradis Kivu Resort

Luxury: Serena Resort Lake Kivu

Meal Plan: Bed & Breakfast

Day 5 of the 10 Days in Rwanda Safari:   Check out following a leisurely breakfast and meet up with your transport around 11h00 for transfer to the Akagera National Park. Enjoy lunch en route

Breakfast at leisure and later transfer to Akagera National Park 261km about 5 – 6 hours’ drive making a lunch stop in Kigali en route. Check in at the lodge for relaxation, dinner, and overnight.

Accommodation

Midrange: Akagera Game Lodge

Luxury: Ruzizi Tented Camp / Magashi Camp

Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 6 of the 10 Days in Rwanda Safari: Unlimited game drive in Akagera National Park

The day is dedicated to a whole day game stretching from the south of Akagera to the north of the same park. The habitats are different and thus, every stretch comes with a unique landscape and henceforth the diverse wildlife sightings.  The game drive in Akagera NP offers possibilities of exploring elephants, Masaai giraffes, Leopard, Impala, Buffaloes, Waterbucks, Oribi, Eland, reedbuck, Roan antelope, bushbucks, Lions, Black Rhinos among others. You will carry along the lunch for a picnic lunch in the park.

Accommodation

Midrange: Akagera Game Lodge

Luxury: Ruzizi Tented Camp / Magashi Camp

Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 7 of the 10 Days in Rwanda Safari: Morning game drive & boat cruise on Lake Ihema

After a morning cup of coffee, embark on the thrilling game drive encounter in the savannah landscapes of Akagera National Park. The Akagera National Park features a range of wild game including elephants, Masaai giraffes, buffaloes, Impala, waterbucks, bushbucks, Oribi, eland, reedbuck, roan antelope, lions, leopards among other wild game are present in the park and might be encountered on the game drive. You retreat from 3 – 4-hour encounter and get to the lodge for relaxation and lunch after which you connect to Lake Ihema for a sunset boat cruise. Lake Ihema is the second largest lake in Rwanda inhabited by Hippos and Nile crocodiles and counts of birds. Thus the boat cruise on this lake presents a memorable encounter on the Rwanda safari. Retire for relaxation, dinner, and overnight

Accommodation

Midrange: Akagera Game Lodge

Luxury: Ruzizi Tented Camp / Magashi Camp

Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 8 of the 10 Days Rwanda Safari Holiday Tour: A day at leisure

This is dedicated to relaxation at the lodge

Accommodation

Midrange: Akagera Game Lodge

Luxury: Ruzizi Tented Camp / Magashi Camp

Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 9 of the 10 Days in Rwanda Safari:  Morning at leisure or additional game drive & later transfer in the afternoon to Kigali

Spend the day at leisure enjoying the lodge and the swimming pool or engage in a morning game drive after which you transfer in the afternoon to Kigali to prepare for your morning flight.

Accommodation

Midrange: Hotel Chezlando – Bungalows

Luxury: Hotel Mille Colline / Protea by Marriot Kigali

Meal Plan: Bed & Breakfast

Day 10 of the 10 Days in Rwanda Safari: Early transfer to the Airport for the flight 

Transfer to Kigali International Airport for the flight back home.

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