Rwanda Safaris

 

7Days/6nights Rwanda Explore

 
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Day 1 – Arrival Kigali
Arrive at Kigali airport, meet and greet, then transfer to Kigali Serena Hotel (on other services included). If any additional services are required on this day, please ask for separate quote. Overnight at Kigali Serena Hotel (D)

Day 2 – Kigali – Drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park
After breakfast, you will check out and drive to Nyungwe. Enroute you will visit the king’s palace, the museum and have lunch. Arrive late evening for check in followed by time to rest with dinner and overnight at Nyungwe Forest Lodge (BLD)

Day 3 – Nyungwe Forest National Park
After breakfast, proceed for a morning chimpanzee trek. Rest of the day at leisure with optional activities has provided by the lodge. All meals and overnight at Nyungwe Forest Lodge (BLD)

Day 4 – Nyungwe – Drive to Volcanoes National Park
After breakfast check out and depart with picnic lunches for Volcanoes national Park. Arrive for check in followed by the rest of the day at leisure with dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (BLD)

Day 5 – Volcanoes National Park
You meet early in the morning at the park headquarters. After a briefing on safety and gorilla etiquette, you’re led in a small group along clear paths up into the forest. The altitude is over 2,500m, so although the pace is unhurried, the hike is tiring, taking from 30 minutes to a few hours. Your English speaking guides are very good and will be taking you to a specific group of ‘habituated’ gorillas, which they know well and which are used to human visitors. Time taken with Gorillas is normally restricted to 1hour only. All meals and overnight Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (BLD)

Day 6 – Volcanoes National Park – Kigali
Depart for another Gorilla trek in the morning. The great volcanic massif of the Virunga Mountains straddles the borders of Rwanda, Uganda and the DRC, covering a huge area of over 8,000km2 , and Encompassing, six active and three extinct volcanoes, much of this is protected by national parks, including the Volcanoes National Park (Parc National des Volcanoes) on the Rwandan side, which was made famous by Dian Fossey’s work and the film Gorillas in the mist. Many primates occur here, including rare, endemic golden monkeys and about 350 mountain gorillas; that’s more than half of the world’s population – and this is the best place to see them. Even without the gorillas, this park would be fascinating. Its altitude ranges from about 2,500m to Karisimbi’s peak at 4,500m, encompassing extensive bamboo forests and some of the planet’s last remaining Afro montane forest. The vegetation is rampant, covering a variety of different zones including, on higher slopes, an almost other-worldly habitat of thick moors with endemic giant lobelia and groundsel. These various ecosystems harbor a spectacular. After lunch you will drive back to Kigali arriving for dinner and overnight at Kigali Serena Hotel (LD)

Day 7 – Depart
After breakfast, you will check out and proceed for city tour which will include a visit to the genocide museum. After lunch and depending on your departure flight timings you will be transferred to Kigali airport for your onward flight... Enquire

4Days/3Nights Rwanda Tour

Day 1 – Arrival Kigali Airport – Drive to volcanoes National Park
Upon arrival at Kigali International Airport – Kigali, you will be welcomed by Safari Legacy representative and transferred to your hotel for lunch. After lunch proceed for a city tour which will include the Genocide museum. At early evening proceed to Kinigi arriving for check in followed by dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (LD)

Day 2 – Volcanoes National Park
You meet early in the morning at the park headquarters. After a briefing on safety and gorilla etiquette, you’re led in a small group along clear paths up into the forest. The altitude is over 2,500m, so although the pace is unhurried, the hike is tiring, taking from 30 minutes to a few hours. Your English speaking guides are very good and will be taking you to a specific group of ‘habituated’ gorillas, which they know well and which are used to human visitors. Time taken with Gorillas is normally restricted to 1 hour only. All meals and overnight Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (LD)

Day 3 – Volcanoes National Park – Kigali
Depart for another Gorilla trek in the morning. The great volcanic massif of the Virunga Mountains straddles the borders of Rwanda, Uganda and the DRC, covering a huge area of over 8,000km2, and Encompassing, six active and three extinct volcanoes, much of this is protected by national parks, including the Volcanoes National Park (Parc National des Volcanoes) on the Rwandan side, which was made famous by Dian Fossey’s work and the film Gorillas in the mist. Many primates occur here, including rare, endemic golden monkeys and about 350 mountain gorillas; that’s more than half of the world’s population – and this is the best place to see them. Even without the gorillas, this park would be fascinating. Its altitude ranges from about 2,500m to Karisimbi’s peak at 4,500m, encompassing extensive bamboo forests and some of the planet’s last remaining Afromontane forest. The vegetation is rampant, covering a variety of different zones including, on higher slopes, an almost other-worldly habitat of thick moors with endemic giant lobelia and groundsel. These various ecosystems harbor a spectacular. After lunch you will drive back to Kigali arriving for dinner and overnight at Golden Hills Hotel (LD)

Day 4 - Depart 
After breakfast, you will check out and depending on your departure flight timing you will be transferred to Kigali airport for your onward flight... Enquire

3Days Rwanda Safari

Day 1: On arrival at Kanombe airport in Kigali, you will be received by our Representative for a city tour where you will visit the genocide memorial museum, national museum etc. You will then have a scenic drive through terraced hills to Volcanoes national park, home to the endangered mountain gorillas. Dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge(Luxury) Le bambou gorilla Lodge(Deluxe)/Muhabura Hotel(Budget).

Day 2: After briefing from the senior park ranger you will commence your memorable gorilla trekking which normally takes 2 to 6 hours in the jungle. You will be allowed to stay in the presence of the gorillas for a maximum of 1 full hour. In the evening, you may go for nature walk to the twin lakes. Return for Dinner and overnight.

Day 3: In the morning, you will go for golden monkey tracking where you will also encounter other primate species. On return you will drive back to Kigali, do a brief shopping and later transfer to the airport for your flight... Enquire

5 DAYS RWANDA GORILLA SAFARI & CHIMPS TREKKING TOUR

Day 1: On arrival at Kanombe airport in Kigali, you will be met by our Representative who will transfer you to Serena Hotel(Luxury)/The manor Hotel(Luxury)/Chez Lando Hotel(Budget) for Dinner and overnight.

Day 2: In the morning at 8:00am, you will be picked by your guide for a scenic drive to Nyungwe NP. With stopovers at Nyanza (Rukali) Museum, Butare National museum, Malaba coffee factory, and other areas for more adventure and photography. Arriving Nyungwe in the evening for dinner and overnight at Nyungwe Forest Lodge(Luxury)/ Nyungwe top view hotel(Deluxe)/Gisakura guest house(Budget).

Day 3:After an early morning breakfast, commence your Chimpanzee trekking tour in Nyungwe forest in the company of ranger guides in search for colonies of Chimpanzees and many monkey species plus beautiful forest birds among others.
After lunch, you may either go for colobus monkey tracking or Forest canopy walk or nature walk or Birding. Dinner and overnight stay at Nyungwe Forest Lodge(Luxury)/ Nyungwe top view hotel(Deluxe)/Gisakura guest house(Budget).

Day 4: In the morning, drive through the volcanoes NP, along Lake Kivu with a clear view. You will have lunch en route and stopovers for photography of the scenic view. You will reach volcanoes NP in the evening for dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge(Luxury)/Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge(Deluxe)/Muhabura Hotel(Budget).

Day 5: Gorilla trekking adventure: After your breakfast in the morning, proceed to the park headquarters at Kinigi for pre-tracking briefing about the dos and don’ts while with the gorillas. Later embark on the tracking adventure which may take you 1-6 hours. Spend an hour in the presence of the mountain gorillas, the drive back to Kigali, reaching in the evening for your transfer to the airport... Enquire

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