5 Days Safari in Rwanda – Gorilla Trekking, Wildlife Viewing Trip & Kigali City Tour.

5 Days Safari in Rwanda – SAFARI OVERVIEW.

The 5 days safari in Rwanda trip is 4nights/ 5 day safari to Rwanda for gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park plus a community visit plus game/wildlife viewing in Akegera national Park starting from and ending at Kigali Airport. This 5 days safari in Rwanda, will definitely fascinate you with a full one hour of gorilla viewing during your Rwanda gorilla trek and a range of wildlife including the Masai Giraffe, the lions, elephants, the Buffaloes, leopards, the aquatics like Nile crocodiles and hippos.

The 5 days safari in Rwanda also features a historical tour to the genocide memorial in Gisozi.

5 Days Safari in Rwanda – SAFARI HIGHLIGHTS.

Day 1 of the Safari in Rwanda: Arrive in Rwanda (Kigali International Airport) & transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Day 2 of the Safari in Rwanda: Do gorilla trekking and relax at the lodge

Day 3 of the Safari in Rwanda: Transfer to Akagera National Park via Kigali

Day 4 of the Safari in Rwanda: Do morning game viewing and afternoon boat cruise on Lake Ihema

Day 5 of the Safari in Rwanda: Transfer to Kigali City and visit the Kigali / Gisozi genocide memorial

5 Days Safari in Rwanda – DETAILED SAFARI ITINERARY.

Day 1 of the Safari in Rwanda: Arrive in Rwanda & transfer to Volcanoes National Park

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Gorilla Safari in Rwanda 5 Days Gorilla and Wildlife Safari in Rwanda, Gorilla Tour Rwanda

Following your long flight, you arrive at Kigali International Airport where you will find the safari guide waiting to offer you a courteous welcome. After briefing about Rwanda and the 5 Days Gorilla Safari Trek in Rwanda with Wildlife  /  Gorilla Tour Rwanda in particular, you embark on the transfer to Volcanoes National Park 116km about 2 – 3 hour’s drive. You enjoy the drive through hilly countryside that has earned Rwanda a dub as the land of a thousand hills. You continue to arrive in Ruhengeri in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Upmarket / Luxury: Mount Gorilla View Lodge, Midrange / Standard: Hotel La Palme, Budget / Basic: Muhabura Hotel, Camping

Day 2 of the Safari in Rwanda: Do gorilla trekking and relax at the lodge

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Gorilla Safari in Rwanda 5 Days Gorilla and Wildlife Safari in Rwanda, Gorilla Tour Rwanda

you arrive earlier, you catch up with the impressive Kinyarwanda performances and a free cup of coffee served at the site. After the gorilla family allocation and briefing, you head to the mist in search of the critically endangered mountain gorillas. Trek through impressive landscapes with Volcanic soils that may not be all that firm and can be slippery. The park also features lush flora and bird species. The one hour moment with the gorillas is also remarkable. It is an exciting adventure to come into direct contact with the mountain gorillas. The entire trek is not predictable but can range from 2 – 8 hours. You retire from the activity and connect to the lodge for relaxation, dinner, and overnight.

Accommodation: Upmarket / Luxury: Mount Gorilla View Lodge, Midrange / Standard: Hotel La Palme, Budget / Basic: Muhabura Hotel, Camping

Day 3 of the Safari in Rwanda: Transfer to Akagera National Park via Kigali

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After breakfast, embark on the transfer to Akagera National Park. You drive through the impressive countryside landscapes of Rwanda before making a stop in Kigali for lunch. After lunch, you proceed to Akagera National Park 135km around 2 ½ drive passing through amazing countryside landscapes including the areas of Rwamagana where you have chances of encountering the Inyambo cows. You arrive in Akagera National Park in the evening for relaxation, dinner, and overnight.

 

 

Accommodation: Upmarket / Luxury: Ruzizi Tented Lodge, Midrange / Standard:  Akagera Game Lodge, Budget / Basic:  Dereva Hotel, Wild Camping

Day 4 of the Safari in Rwanda: Do morning game viewing and afternoon boat cruise on Lake Ihema

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boat-cruise-ihema Rwanda safari game viewing

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, Masai 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 an afternoon boat cruise. Lake Ihema is the second largest lake in Rwanda inhabited by Hippos and Nile crocodile 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: Upmarket / Luxury: Ruzizi Tented Lodge, Midrange / Standard:  Akagera Game Lodge, Budget / Basic:  Dereva Hotel, Wild Camping

Day 5 of the Safari in Rwanda: Transfer to Kigali City and visit the Kigali/Gisozi genocide memorial

After a relaxed breakfast, embark on the transfer back to Kigali City and upon arrival, you undertake the tour of the genocide memorial. The Gorilla Trek Trip in Rwanda Volcanoes Park to Kigali genocide memorial also located in Gisozi allows you to pay tribute to the counts of Rwandese that lost their lives in the bloody genocide that befell Rwanda in 1994 where a great number of the Tutsis and the moderate Hutus lost their life. Retire from the encounter to mark the end of the safari.

END of 5 Days Safari in Rwanda – Gorilla Trekking, Wildlife Viewing Trip & Kigali City Tour.

Getting There

Transport Means to Your Safari Destinations

4X4 Safari Landcruisers For Hire In Ugand & Rwanda

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One of the best known 4×4 WD that you can use for your safari in Uganda’s Parks and Rural countryside.Our car hire is based on limited mileage and applies to travel within Uganda.( Terms and conditions apply. Read More

4X4 Safari Vans For Hire In Uganda Rwanda

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Looking for 4X4 Safari Vans for hire in Uganda, Prime Uganda Safaris is available to your service. We have customized safari vans that have 4 wheel drive and have demonstrated the capacity to access distant Uganda Safari destinations and across borders such as Rwanda. Read More

4X4 Minivan|Coaster|Mini Buses For Hire in Uganda Rwanda

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We have minivans for hire to groups of eight up to twelve. Make sure to find the class to suit your large group.In this Category, we have 4X 4 Safari Mini bus with capacity ranging from 6 seater to 14 seater and they’ve got a pop up roof for game viewing purposes. These have got diesel powered engines and come with a driver guide but excluding fuel.( Terms and conditions apply). Read More

Accommodations/ Safari Lodges/ Safari Hotels to Your Safari Destinations

General Safari Inclusions of the Gorilla Safari in Rwanda 5 Days Gorilla and Wildlife Safari in Rwanda, Gorilla Tour Rwanda.

  • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
  • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris

5 Days Safari in Rwanda – General Safari Exclusions

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides, and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages/drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)

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