Gorillas and Wildlife Safari Rwanda - 5 Days

Gorillas and Wildlife safari - Rwanda Safari

Gorillas and Wildlife Safari - Rwanda Safaris

Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park
Upon arrival at Kigali International Airport for your African Vacation, you will be met by your African Vacation safari guide who will then transfer you north on a scenic drive through Rwandan countryside to Ruhengeri township in the foothills of the Virunga volcanoes. Dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/ Le Bambou Lodge/Home Inn

Day 2: Gorilla trekking
This morning you will have an early breakfast, the we will transfer you to the Volcanoes park headquarters where you will be briefed and assigned a gorilla group. The breathtaking gorilla trekking, in which you follow in the footsteps of the rare and critically endangered mountain gorilla, starts in the foothills of the Virungas with eye-catching views in all directions. Gorilla trekking through the forest, the experienced trackers will soon bring you up close to one gorilla group. During the 1 hour of interacting with the mountain gorillas, you will get to know about their daily life, and feeding pattern. After the trek, return to Kigali and check in at Step Town Motel/Kigali Serena Hotel/Mille Collines Hotel for dinner and overnight

Day 3: Akagera National Park
Transfer from Kigali in the morning after breakfast to Akagera National Park, in Eastern Rwanda the drive is approximately 2 and a half hours, check into your accommodation. After lunch you will go out for an evening game drive to search for animals like the African Elephants, Masai giraffes, Antelopes, Zebras, Buffaloes, gazelles, Impala, Baboons, Oribi, Burchell’s zebra, Topi, Bush baby, Leopard, Bushbuck and so many others. Dinner and overnight at Akagera Game Lodge/ Umbrella Pine/Dereva Hotel

Day 4: Game drive and boat trip
After breakfast, you will go for the early morning game drive which will reward you with views of wildlife such as elephants, impala, oribi, bushbuck, antelope, zebra, cape eland, giraffe, buffalo, and if you are lucky visitor you may come across a spotted hyena, lion or leopard. Return to the lodge for lunch and in the afternoon, there will a canoe ride on Lake Ihema. This will reward you with views of water loving animals like Hippos, out-sized crocodiles and water birds like the papyrus Gonolek, shoebill stork and African fish eagle. Dinner and overnight at Akagera Game Lodge/ Umbrella Pine/Dereva Hotel

Day 5: Return to Kigali
After breakfast drive back to Kigali to be dropped off at your preferred hotel or transferred to the airport in time for departure flight.

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