7 Days Rwanda Gorillas, Wildlife & Culture
Duration: 6nights/ 8days
Covering distance: 792kms
Number of participants: 1 to 6
Season: January to December
This trip is an opportunity for you to learn about the culture of Rwanda as a nation. Learn about the earthly geometric curving and paintings using cow-dung, traditional weaving of baskets, local culinary, herbal making, Intore/ warrior dancing, brewing Banana beer, as well as practicing archery – a social traditional sport.
Day 1 : Arrival at International Airport Airport
You will be picked by our Driver guide at Kigali International Airport and transfer to your hotel. Short briefing about the tour as you make final preparations. Overnight and Meal plan at Kigali Serena, Marriott Hotel, Mille Colline Hotel
Day 2 : Transfer to Akagera, afternoon Game drive
The driver guide will pick you from the Hotel in the morning after breakfast, embark on a 2-hour drive to Akagera National Park near the border with Tanzania. There are beautiful sceneries you shall be exposed to along the way, we upon arrival check-in at Akagera Game Lodge, have lunch, in the Afternoon go for one of Africa’s most wonderful game drives in Akagera national park. Return for diner and overnight at Akagera Game Lodge Or Ruzizi Tented Lodge
Day 3 : Morning Game drive in Akagera
In the morning have a cup of tea / coffee and proceed for a morning game drive to catch up with early raisers and predators returning to their hideouts. The game drive will reward you with chances to see a variety of elephants, buffalos, lions, Maasai giraffe, gazelles, impala, baboons, oribi, Butchel’s zebra, topi, leopard and bush buck among others. Return to the Lodge for lunch,
In evening go for Sunset Boat ride on Lake Ihema, while on boat ride expect to see hippos, huge Nile crocodiles and a rich bird life of about 525 bird species and the elephant thereafter return to the hotel. Overnight and meal plan at Akagera Game Lodge Or Ruzizi Tented Lodge
Day 4 : Transfer to Volcanoes National Park via Kigali
After having your breakfast in the morning drive back to Kigali, visit the Genocide Memorial. lunch in Kigali, proceed to the Volcanoes national park through the beautiful terraced hillsides of Rwanda to the Northern province where Volcanoes national park a home to endangered mountain Gorillas. Mountain Gorilla View Lodge or Virunga Lodge overlooking the twin lakes of Ruhondo and Bulera or 5volcano Boutique Hotel
Day 5 : Gorilla trekking,
After early breakfast, head out to the park office for a briefing about Gorilla trekking in Rwanda at the Kinigi park Station, then drive to the slopes of the Forest. Gorilla trekking is no-longer quite strenuous, we send an advance team so you can move direct to the spot where the advance team has located the Gorillas. Maximum permitted time with the Gorillas is 1 hour, return to the lodge for lunch. And later you may visit Iby’iwacu cultural village, Village Walk and OR drive to enjoy the twin lake view of Burera and Ruhondo. Overnight and meal plan at Mountain View Lodge, 5volcano Boutique Hotel or Muhabura Hotel.
Day 6 : Rwanda Golden monkey trek..
After having an early breakfast at the hotel drive to the park office for your golden monkey trekking, a trek vary from 2 to 3 hours of hiking, you will spend an hour taking photos and receiving explanations from the guide and then move down and be driven back to the your hotel for lunch. After lunch at the lodge transfer back to Kigali. Overnight and meal plan at Chez lando Hotel, Mille Colline Hotel or Serena Hotel.
Day 7 :Kigali City Tour.
After a late breakfast head out for city tour. In this tour will visit different shopping molls, curia shops, handcraft centers and Kigali Genocide Memorial Center, have lunch and then transfer to the airport or at Your hotel.
End of the Trip.