5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trek & Wildlife Tour

5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trek & Wildlife Tour

This 5 Days Rwanda Gorilla & Wildlife Safari combines the Gorilla trekking experience with Game viewing in Akagera National Park which possess all the the big 5 African wildlife including the Elephants, lions, rhino, leopard, and Buffaloes.

This is one of the best short safaris in Rwanda that you can do and experience the best highlights of a safari in Rwanda. The tour is based on budget accommodations but we can always provide an upgrade as you desire.

Day 1: Arrive in Kigali.

Following your arrival, you will be welcomes by our company representative together with the guide and transfer you to your hotel in Kigali OR, depending on your time of arrival, enjoy a brief tour of Kigali city including Kimironko market and the Genocide memorials and transfer to the hotel for dinner and overnight at Step Town Motel

Day 2: Transfer to Akagera national park and Ihema Boat Cruise.

Have breakfast and transfer to Akagera national park where you will arrive in time for lunch at the lodge and later embark on the afternoon boat cruise on Lake Ihema where you will see game like hippopotamuses, Crocodiles and many bird species that live around the lake and the surrounding swamps. Dinner and overnight Akagera Game Lodge.

Day 3: Early morning game drive and transfer to volcanoes national park.

Rise up early and go for a game drive with great anticipation of seeing the different animals which rise early to graze and predators looking for their early morning kill. After the game drive, return to the lodge to freshen up and embark on your journey to Volcanoes national park with lunch en-route, arriving Ruhengeri in the evening. Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel Muhabura.

Day 4: Gorilla Trekking Rwanda.

Wake up to an early morning breakfast and report to the park headquarters for briefing and allocation of Gorilla trekking groups. Later head into the cold and misty forested slopes of Virunga national park on your Gorilla trekking journey.

The trek can be anywhere between 2 to 6 hours depending on the movement of the Gorillas and upon finding them, you will be allowed 1 hour to see and take photos after which you exit the forest.

Meet your driver / guide and transfer back to the lodge. If you feel strong, you may opt for a village walk. Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel Muhabura as above.

Day 5: Return to Kigali& Departure

Enjoy breakfast at leisure and transfer back to Kigali. If the city tour wasn’t possible on the day of arrival, you will have a brief city tour and transfer to the airport for your onward flight marking the end of your 5 Days Rwanda Safari.

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