6 Days Rwanda Wildlife and Gorilla Safari

6 Days Rwanda Wildlife and Gorilla Safari

Safari Overview: 6 Days Rwanda Wildlife and Gorilla Safari

6 Days Rwanda Wildlife and Gorilla Safari offers an ultimate safari in Rwanda with Game drives in Akagera National Park and Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Eastern rhino in Akagera National Park Rwanda Wildlife viewing

Eastern rhino in Akagera National Park Rwanda Wildlife viewing

Your 6 Days wildlife and Gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda includes activities like a Kigali city tour,

trekking Mountain Gorillas, game viewing of wildlife like Lions, Buffaloes, Rhinos, Leopards, Elephants, Zebras, Waterbucks and many more.

Akagera National Park is the only savannah park with big mammals and offers great photographic opportunities.

From having a game drive and boat cruise on Lake Ihema you then proceed to

Volcanoes National Park for an encounter with the gentle giants – Mountain Gorillas.

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Contents

Highlights: 6 Days Rwanda Wildlife and Gorilla Safari

Day 1: Arrival for the 6 Days Rwanda wildlife and Gorilla safari

Day 2: Kigali city tour and transfer to Akagera National Park

Day 3: Exploring Akagera National Park on a Game drive and boat cruise.

Day 4: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park.

Day 5: Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park.

Day 6: End of your 6 Days wildlife and Gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda.

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Detailed Itinerary of your 6 Days Wildlife and Gorilla Safari Rwanda

Day 1: Arrival for the 6 days Rwanda wildlife and Gorilla safari.

On the first day of your 6 Days Rwanda safari, a tour guide will be at Kigali International Airport to pick you up. The guide will easily be identified as she or he will be carrying a placard with your names.

After meeting and greeting your local guide will transfer you to a booked lodging facility in Kigali city. You check in, relax, have dinner and spend the night. 

Meal Plan: Dinner
Accommodation Options: Luxury: Serena Hotel Kigali, Mid-range: Hotel chez Lando, Budget: Iris Guest House

Day 2: Kigali city tour and transfer to Akagera National Park.

From your booked hotel, you have breakfast then get ready for a drive through Kigali city. You visit several historical and cultural spots like Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre. After the city tour, you have lunch then be driven to Akagera National Park.

The drive lasts about 2 h 30 min to reach the park. Arriving at sunset, you drive to a booked accommodation facility where you check in, relax and spend the evening. 

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation options: Luxury: Ruziza Tented Camp, Mid-range: Akagera Game Safari Lodge

Day 3: Exploring Akagera National Park on a game drive and boat cruise.

Following breakfast, you explore the park with a morning game drive for about 4 hours. Some of the animals that can be seen include the big five game which are Buffaloes, Rhinos, Elephants, Lions and Leopards. Other wildlife species include Giraffes, Zebras, hyena, cape bushbuck, Topis, Oribis, roan antelopes, duikers, impala, cape eland and many more.

After the game drive you return to the hotel for lunch then relax as you wait for a boat cruise. The boat ride on Lake Ihema offers great sightings of hippos and crocodiles in the water. Wildlife like Elephants and buffaloes can be seen on the shores of the lake. 

After the boat trip, you later on transfer to a booked accommodation facility for check in, dinner and an overnight stay.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation options: Luxury: Ruziza Tented Camp, Mid-range: Akagera Game Safari Lodge

Day 4: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park.

This morning, you have breakfast at leisure then after be transferred to Volcanoes National Park. The drive takes about 4 – 5 hours along a scenic route in the land of a thousand hills. The drive from Akagera will be through Kigali city and other scenic villages.

Volcanoes National Park is located in northern Rwanda and is the only natural habitat of the elusive mountain gorillas that have been habituated for gorilla trekking. You will arrive at a booked lodge in Volcanoes National Park in the evening. 

Accommodation Options: Luxury: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge, Mid-range: Gorilla Solution Lodge, Budget: Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Following breakfast, your driver guide picks you up from the lodge for a drive to the park headquarters. Arriving at the park headquarters in Kinigi you first have a briefing on the do’s and don’ts of gorilla trekking in Rwanda by the park warden. 

By 8:30 am, the park ranger guide will transfer you to the trekking starting point for a gorilla trek. A total of 8 tourists with a trekking permit of Rwanda which costs USD 1500 per permit are allocated one gorilla family. 

Each 8 individuals take about 2-6 hours in the jungle trekking through the bamboo forest along with armed ranger guides. However, only 1 hour (60 minutes) are spent in the presence of the mountain gorillas. 

The trek lasts an unpredictable time depending on the Gorilla group movements but the population in Rwanda is known to move for shorter distances and therefore make it easy to trek. 

After 1 hour in the presence of a gorilla family, you walk back to the park headquarters where you meet the tour guide for a transfer back to your hotel.

Accommodation Options: Luxury: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge, Mid-range: Gorilla Solution Lodge, Budget: Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6: End of your 6 Days wildlife and Gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda. 

On the last day of your trip, you have breakfast at leisure depending on your departure time. Your driver guide will ensure a drive to Kigali International Airport for a departure flight. You can ask your guide for a stop at craft shops in Kigali town in case you would want to purchase anything. 

Meal Plan: Breakfast

End of 6 Days Rwanda Gorilla trekking and wildlife safari

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Your Safari Route – 6 Days Rwanda Wildlife and Gorilla trekking tour

Safari inclusions

  • English speaking driver guide
  • Entry fees and taxes including 2 gorilla permits
  • Safari van
  • Lunch
  • Water on board
  • 3 nights’ accommodation

Safari Exclusions

  • Any purchases of personal kind
  • Any changes to the Itinerary
  • International flights and visas

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