Combined Safaris

10 Days Experiencing Rwanda Safari Adventure



 Day 1: Airport Transfer to Hotel                                                                                                                                               

Upon arrival at Kigali international airport, you will go through custom and immigration, and you will be met by our company guide who will warmly welcome you to the Land of a thousand hills that Rwanda is know of, and later drive to your booked hotel accommodation for dinner and overnight stay at Hotel des Milles Collines (Mid  range) or Chez Lando Hotel (Standard) (BB)

 

Day 2: Transfer to Akagera National Park from Kigali. Travel time +2.3hrs

Today, after your relaxed morning breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked by our safari guide and leave for Akagera national park. On arrival at the park, we shall proceed to our accommodation after a short game drive and check in for lunch. We order lunch and later head for a boat trip on Lake Ihema watch Hippos and crocodiles in the water or by the shores and meet the buffaloes and elephants wallowing by the water banks. Later return to the lodge for dinner and evening stay at Akagera Game Lodge (Mid  range) (FB)


Day 3: Full day game drive.

After an early morning breakfast at 6:00 am and leave for an early morning game drive in Akagera national park to catch up with late hunters and early risers. We will be searching for the big mammals like Elephants, Giraffes, Buffaloes, several Antelope species, and recently the re-introduced Lions and Rhinos. The park is a varied habitat for wildlife and a number bird species with over 500 bird species in the park making it a birding paradise. You will have a picnic lunch. After lunch, proceed with your game drive for more search of abundant wildlife within this great park. Later return to the lodge for dinner and evening stay at Akagera Game Lodge (Mid  range) (FB)

 

Day 4: Transfer back to Kigali.

Upon having your relaxed buffer morning breakfast, you will be transferred back to Kigali and catch up with your lunch. You will later in the afternoon head to visit Kigali genocide memorial ground were over 25000 bodies of victims of the 1994 Rwandan genocide were buried in a mass ground. This place acts as a museum and an education center. There is a lot to see and learn from the Rwandan history, to date. You will later return to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay at Hotel des Milles Collines (Mid  range) or Chez Lando Hotel (Standard) (FB)


Day 5: Transfer to Nyungwe National Park.

Early morning enjoy your buffer breakfast and checkout of the hotel and drive heading to the western province, on your way visit the Royal Palace Museum and Ethnographic Museum in Southern Province, this will give you a great history of traditional ways of living among Rwandans and their past way of leadership of Kingship with an enroute lunch.  You will reach in the afternoon at Nyungwe national park and spend the afternoon at your leisure at the lodge at Mantis Kivu Marina Bay (Mid  range) or Emeraude Kivu Resort (Standard) (FB)

Day 6: Chimpanzee tracking & canopy

Today, after your early morning cap of African coffee, be transferred to the park for briefing and chimpanzee trekking. You will be entitled to one hour on finding the chimpanzees. After doing the chimpanzee trek, head for lunch before heading for a canopy walk. This 70 meters suspended metallic bridge will give you a great overview of Nyungwe forest and later return in the afternoon for dinner and overnight stay lodge at Mantis Kivu Marina Bay (Mid  range) or Emeraude Kivu Resort (Standard) (FB)

 

Day 7: Transfer to Musanze.

You will make up ready to catch up with the beautiful sun rise over the Lake Kivu after just getting done with your morning breakfast. You will take a boat ride to explore the beautiful attractions within this great lake. You have a nature walk at one of the islands within this lake which is known for harboring thousands of the bats. Later return and proceed to Musanze. Dinner and overnight stay at lodge at Five Volcanoes Boutique Lodge (Mid  range) or Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge (Standard) (FB)

 

Day 8: Gorilla Trekking Experience

Early morning cup of coffee, then prepare for the gorilla trekking briefing from the park headquarters and thereafter, head for trekking. After meeting the gorillas, you can sit around these great apes for a whole hour watching their social life as you take pictures. On a gorilla safari, a reasonable degree of fitness is required as well as walking shoes, packed food and mineral water, insect repellent, sun screen and hut. The gorilla tracking experience takes half or whole day depending on the movements of these primates. After this gorilla tracking experience you will return to your lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, relax at your lodge and enjoy the great ample moment at your leisure. Dinner and overnight stay at Five Volcanoes Boutique Lodge (Mid  range) or Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge (Standard) (FB)

 

Day 9: Golden monkey trekking

Today after you warm early morning breakfast, you will be picked by our safari driver guide who will transfer you to the park headquarters for briefing and start off you day golden monkey trekking. Just like the gorilla trekking experience, the same applies to golden monkey trekking though no so hectic like gorilla trekking. You will later return to the lodge for lunch and afternoon at rest. Overnight at Five Volcanoes Boutique Lodge (Mid  range) or Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge (Standard) (FB)

 

Day 10: Transfer to Kigali

Have break breakfast, and later drive to Kigali head for brief market visit and art gallery visit for shopping before transfer to your hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel des Milles Collines (Mid  range) or Chez Lando Hotel (Standard) (FB)

 

Day 11: Transfer back to Kigali

Have a relaxed breakfast, depending on your flight time, we shall transfer you, to the airport to catch up with your flight. End of service!

INCLUDED                                                                         EXCLUDED


ü  Transportation in a 4x4 safari vehicle

ü  Accommodation

ü  Meals as mentioned

ü  Gorilla permits ($1500), per person

ü  1 Chimpanzee permit, per person

ü  Game drives

ü  Boat cruise on Lake Ihema

ü  En-route lunches

ü  Museum visits

ü  Golden monkey permit

ü  City tour

ü  Boat ride on Lake Kivu

ü  Park entrance fees

ü  Canopy walk

ü  Services of English speaking driver/guide

ü  1 liter bottle of mineral water per day per person during safari

 

·         Covid tests fees,

·         Insurance

·         Tips for guides

·         Alcoholic drinks

·         Other expenses

 

 

 

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