This 7 days Rwanda tour is probably the best time to explore this country of a thousand hills, you will catch up with the world’s most endangered apes and the most exciting wildlife like the lions, leopards, giraffes, hippos, crocodiles, Zebras, and the many bird species of Rwanda. Notable on this 7 Days Rwanda Gorilla and Wildlife Tour is the unique Rwandan culture seen in the performances of the locals.
Day 1: Arrival
Our professional guide will be ready at the airport to welcome you on arrival and transfer you to the Hotel in Kigali city. There is a number of activities to do depending on the time you arrive and these include; a city tour to different tour destinations in the city. You will check into the Hotel and rest for the night on your first day in Rwanda.
Day 2: Transfer to Akagera National Park
This Savannah park is found in the northeastern side of Rwanda bordering Tanzania. It shelters several big mammals including; Elephants, Buffaloes, Zebras, Waterbucks, Bushbucks, Giraffes, and recently introduced Lions. This day begins with a game drive through this park to explore the beautiful nature of this land of a thousand hills watching the animals in the wild. Drive to the lodge for lunch and launch a boat cruise on Lake Ihema to catch to with Hippos and crocs and a number of water birds and animals coming to quench their thirst on the fresh waters of this lake. You will later return to the lodge for dinner and a night’s stay at Akagera game lodge.
Day 3: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park
After breakfast at the lodge, you will exit Akagera and head to Nyungwe forest National park to catch up with the closest relatives of humans in the forest. Nyungwe is known for its thick forest and the canopy walk that is one of the three in Africa. you will have a lunch stopover at Huye to learn a little about the Rwandan Culture and arrive later in the evening and check into the lodge for dinner and night stay at Nyungwe top view lodge.
Day 4: Chimpanzee Tracking and Canopy Walk
After the morning breakfast at the lodge, you will be transferred to the park headquarters to have a briefing on the clear rules for chimpanzee tracking with other guests. You will then be led into the forest in search of habituated Chimps. The exercise will take you 2-5 hours including a one full hour encounter with the Chimps from the time of encounter. You may have a chance to watch other primates in this forest as you track the Chips. Many bird species are also found in this park and may be seen on the trip. You will later transfer to the Uwinka center for the Canopy walk which is another magical experience. Return to the lodge for dinner and a night stay.
Day 5: Nyungwe to Volcanoes National Park
After the morning breakfast, you will embark on a rather long journey connecting to the Volcanoes National park the home of mountain Gorillas. The journey takes you about 6 hours driving through the beautiful countryside as you watch the rolling hills of Rwanda. You will arrive in the evening hours and retire at the lodge for the next day’s activities. Dinner and night stay at Le Bambou gorilla lodge.
Day 6: Gorillas Tracking in Volcanoes National Park
After breakfast, you will drive off to the park headquarters of Volcanoes National Park for a briefing with other guests. You will be allocated Gorilla groups to track with other guests in groups of 8 people.
You will then hit the jungle to meet the habituated Gorillas in their habitat. On meeting them, you will be allowed to spend one full hour with them as you watch their behavior and learning about their unique nature.
You will then be led back to the starting point to meet your driver and head to the lodge for a rest. Dinner and night stay at Le Bambou gorilla lodge.
Day 7: End of the Rwanda Wildlife Safari
Start your day with breakfast at the lodge and transfer to Kigali city for a short city tour before you are led to the airport for your departure.
End of the 7 Days Rwanda Gorilla and Wildlife Tour.