5 Days Rwanda Wildlife Safari

This 5 days Rwanda wildlife safari includes a game drive in Akagera Park a boat ride on Lake Ihema, then transfer to Nyungwe forest National Park where you will track primates which will include the chimpanzees and bird watching.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Akagera National Park
From your hotel or airport, you will be received by our staff member who will brief you about this Safari and then you will leave for Akagera National park on the ages of Tanzanian border. In the afternoon after lunch from the lodge, you will go for a thrilling boat ride on the beautiful Lake Ihema to look for the various water animals associated with water 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 an overnight. The game will reward you with 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 Collins, or Hotel Chezlando, or Hotel Okapi, or Kigali Serena Hotel.

Day 3: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park
This morning you will leave for Nyungwe National park. You will visit a number of historical and cultural sites within Butare plus Nyanza along your way to the park. You will as well visit the Old King’s Palace (also known as Old Mwami’s palace) found in Nyanza to have a cultural experience. Take lunch in the town of Butare and continue with the journey to Nyanza 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
In the morning you will be briefed by the Park rangers and then eventually begin your trek in the Forest as you look for the chimpanzees. 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.

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