8 Days Wildlife Safaris
8 Days Wildlife Safari
Your 8 days best of Rwanda safari will give you a great experience to unwrap the best of Rwanda tourism attractions that is one of our most recommended safaris to our clients. During your 8 days’ safari with us, you will be able to visit both Akagera and Volcanoes National Park and also including Kigali City tour and Genocide Memorial.
In your visit to Akagera, you will be able to do a number of game drives and boat cruise which will give you chance to see the wildlife within their nature, of course the big 5 is what we are hunting for here, you will be able to site the elephants, hippos, giraffes, waterbucks, etc and a number of bird species that are within this great park. You will also have opportunity to visit Volcanoes NP which is known for the golden monkeys and the great gorillas, known as Once in a life time experience.
Day One: Transfer to hotel.
Upon your arrival at Kigali international airport and undergoing through immigration procedures, you will be welcomed by our safari guide who will later transfer you to your booked accommodation for dinner and overnight stay. Accommodation: Chez Lando hotel, Meal Plan: Dinner
Day Two: Transfer to Akagera NP.
Today after having your early morning breakfast, you will be picked by our driver guide and later drive to Akagera NP which is roughly a 2 hours drive. You will check in at your hotel for lunch and later after lunch you will head out for evening game drive to view some of the wildlife such as the elephants, giraffes, warthogs, bushbucks, topi and much more and later return to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay. Accommodation: Akager Game Lodge, Meal Plan: Full board.
Day Three: Game drive and boat trip.
After your morning breakfast, you will head for a brief morning game drive to add on your animal list on the previous day, you will later return to the lodge for your lunch.
After lunch, you will head for a sunset boat trip so as to be able to spot some of the aquatic animals such as the hippos, crocodiles, and some of the sea birds. You will later return to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay. Accommodation: Akager Game Lodge, Meal Plan: Full board.
Day Four: Game drive – Kigali
Upon getting done with your morning breakfast, you will checkout of your lodge and head out for another full day game drive so as to explore more wildlife within this great park as you search for other wildlife that you might have not encountered with your packed lunch. This will give you great opportunity to find the big five that you might have not seen during your stay at the park, you will later drive off back to Kigali for dinner and overnight stay. Accommodation: Chez Lando hotel, Meal Plan: Dinner
Day Five: City tour – Volcanoes NP
Today you will head out for a city tour to visit the local trading market within Kigali city, there after proceed to visit the Kigali memorial ground, where over 250000 Rwandese were buried on a mass grave after facing the genocide incident, listen to the audio and video testimonial clips from some of the survivors and later return for lunch and drive off to Musanze for your evening stay so as to trek the gorillas the next day. Accommodation: Le Bamboo gorilla village. Meal Plan: Full board.
Day Six: Gorilla trekking
After having your early morning breakfast, you will be transferred to the park headquarters for briefing before you head out for gorilla trekking. You will carry water and your packed lunch along you as the gorilla trekking tend to take long, roughly 2 – 6 hours trekking. You will be allowed an hour with the gorillas upon find them, where you will be able to take as many photographs as you wish. Alongside trekking you may or may not be able to encounter number of other wildlife species and birds. This is known as life time experience that you would experience though expensive but worth doing it. You will later return to the lodge and spend the rest of the afternoon relaxing and stretching your tired legs. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge. Accommodation: Le Bamboo gorilla village. Meal Plan: Full board.
Day Seven: Golden monkey trekking and community visit.
You will be transferred to the park headquarters by our driver guide after taking your morning breakfast for golden monkey trekking. Still you will only be subjected to an hour with the golden monkeys upon finding them. Later you will drive back and head out for an evening community visit to experience the life style of the local natives around the park, visit their craft shops and later drive back to your booked lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Day Eight: Transfer to the Kigali airport.
Upon having your relaxed breakfast, you will hit the road back to Kigali to catch up with your flight schedule back to your home country as you take beautiful pictures of the rolling hills along the way, as you say bye bye to the land of the a thousand hills. End of service!