Day 1: Arrival

On your arrival at the airport our company tour guide will welcome and greet you, and then after he will brief you about the safari. After, depending on the time available, you will first enjoy the Kigali city tour before you proceed to volcanoes national park. Places to visit include the genocide memorial site in Gisozi, visit cultural sites, national museum, and market places among very many interesting around the city. After lunch within the city you will then proceed to volcanoes national park in Ruhengeri Musanze district in the northwestern part of Rwanda with a scenic view throughout your journey. Check into your booked accommodation dinner and an overnight at Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge, Gorilla Nest Lodge, Le Bombou Lodge, Kinigi Guest House

Day 2: Mountain gorilla trekking in volcanoes national park

gorilla trekking in rwandaGo gorilla tracking in the tropical rainforest of volcanoes national park, however the drive will first take you to the park headquarters before 7:30 am to receive gorilla tracking information from the park wardens. After, get deep into the forest following the ranger guide walking up steep densely forested hills before finally coming across the gorillas camouflaged in the vegetation. An inspiring moment which can go from a half to full day in the jungle searching for our relatives who shares almost 97% of human genes. A reasonable degree of fitness is required as well as a sturdy pair of walking shoes since tracking may involve passing through muddy and sometimes steep mountains. Sit in the forest among the gorillas, listening to them grumble at each other and marvel at the dominant male the silverback, it’s a moment in life very difficult to forget. You strictly allowed one hour in a group of these endangered apes studding and as well as taking photography. After drive back to the lodge for leisure and late lunch If, time permits go for a community walk to meet the local community near the park. Dinner and an overnight at Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge, Gorilla Nest Lodge/ Le Bombou Lodge/ Kinigi Guest House

Day 3: Transfer to Akagera National park

Hearty morning breakfast is followed with a transfer to Akagera national, a protected park for a wide biodiversity of wildlife. Have stopovers at any interesting places on the way including the genocide memorial sites, cultural sites and if interested you some of the locally made items, enjoy lunch en-route and then after proceed to the park. Dinner and an overnight at Akagera game lodge, Luzizi Tented Lodge /Umbrella Pine/Dereva Hotel

Day 3: Game drive and launch cruise

akagera wildlifeYou will walk up very early for a cup of tea or coffee, and then after the guide will drive you to eastern side of the park to catch up with the big games that ride at the park. Games expected to see include elephant, buffaloes, lions and leopard can also be spotted, others include warthogs, giant forest hog, waterbuck, gazelle, spotted hyena, Burchall’s zebra and giraffe among other. After retire back to the lodge for lunch, after embark on a 2-3 boat cruise on the lake Ihema, for more opportunity to see more species of wildlife that live and feed on the lake including schools of hippo and crocodiles, while buffaloes and elephants can be spotted along the shore . Bird watching at the lake is fantastic; lucky visitors can came across the rare shoe bill. Dinner and an overnight at Akagera game lodge, Luzizi Camp/Umbrella Pine/Dereva Hotel

Day 6: Departure

Have breakfast and then after, you will be transferred back to the airport to meet your departure flight back home

End of the safari

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