Day 1: Our safari guide will welcome you and transfer you to the hotel for an overnight stay
Day 2: Transfer to Akagera national park for game drives
Day 3:Game drives and boat cruise in Akagera national park
Day 4: Transfer to Nyungwe with en route visit to Murambi Genocide Memorial site and the National Museum at Butare.
Day 5: Chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe forest
Day 6: Canopy walk
Day 7: Transfer to Volcanoes national park
Day 8: gorilla trekking
Day 9: Visit Dian Fossey and transfer to Kigali
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Designated Location in Kigali|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Kick off Time: 9h|
Day 1: Arrival in Kigali
On arrival at the airport, you will be received by our company representative who will transfer you to Five To Five Hotel for Dinner and overnight
Day 2: Transfer to Akagera National park and evening game drive.
In the morning, you will set off a scenic drive to Akagera national park, reaching early for lunch at Akagera game Lodge. After lunch, go for afternoon boat cruise on Lake Ihema. Expect to see hippos, crocodiles and water birds . Dinner and overnight at Akagera Game Lodge
Day 3: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise.
Early morning, you will go for game drives up to the northern part of the park to catch up with early risers before they go into hiding. You will have chance to see lions, antelopes, giraffes, bush bucks among others. Return to the hotel for relaxation by 11:00am, and then lunch. After lunch, go for afternoon boat cruise on Lake Ihema, where you will be rewarded with view of game as hippos, crocodiles, as well as a variety of bird species. Dinner and overnight at Akagera Game Lodge
Day 4: Transfer from Akagera to Nyungwe National park
In the morning, you will set off a long drive to Nyungwe National park. You will have en route stopover in Nyanza museum, Butare museum among other areas good for photography and adventure, as well as lunch. Reach Nyungwe in the evening for dinner and overnight at Gisakura Guest Lodge
Day 5:Chimpanzee tracking
In the morning, you will set off to the forest for chimpanzee tracking adventure. Dinner and overnight at (day 4).
Day 6: Canopy walk
In the morning go for the breathtaking forest canopy walk and you will have dinner and overnight stay at our accommodation and make ready for journey to gorilla tracking in volcanoes national park in northern province of the country
Day 7: Transfer to Volcanoes National park
Early morning, enjoy a spectacular drive to Volcanoes national park with stopovers for photography and lunch. Reach Volcanoes national park in the evening for dinner and overnight stay at Best View Hotel
Day 8: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National park
In the morning, you will go for pre tracking briefing at the park headquarters. Gorilla tracking may take 1-8 hours depending on the group you are allocated and the movement of the gentle giants the previous night. Stay in the presence of the gorillas for a maximum of an hour before exiting the forest. In the afternoon, you may go for nature walks or cultural walk to the Ib’iwachu Cultural village. Dinner and overnight at Best View Hotel)
Day 9: Golden monkey/Dian Fossey.
This day, you will either go for golden monkey tracking or go for Dian Fossey hike at Karisoke research centre, where Dian, an American anthropologist spent years researching and conserving the gorillas before she was killed and buried next to Digit, a silverback gorilla. On return, set off to Kigali, where you will reach early to have the necessary shopping. You will then check in your hotel or be dropped to the airport for your departure flight if it is on schedule.