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5 Days Rwanda Gorilla & wildlife Safari

Planning for a combined gorilla trekking & wildlife tour in Rwanda? Enjoy 5 Days Gorilla Safari & Wildlife tour in Rwanda with Primate safaris rwanda. This 5 days /4 nights takes you to destinations like Volcanoes national Park ( home to the primates in Rwanda, mostly known for the endangered mountain gorillas ) & later akagera national park for wildlife game drives and Spotting various water wildlife creatures during the boat cruise on lake ihema.

Book 5 Days /4 Nights gorilla Trekking & Wildlife Safari staying in 3 Star & 4 Star hotels and accommodation facilities booked by Active African Vacations.

5 Days Gorilla & Wildlife safari will include safari activities like Gorilla Trekking, Visit to twin lakes & Genocide sites, Wildlife Game drives & Boat cruise.

Trip Summary:

Day 1: Transfer from kigali to Ruhengeri Town ( 2-3 Hours its dependent to the weather conditions )
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking  & Twin lake Visit
Day 3 : Transfer to Akagera National Park ( driving time is 3-5 Hours)
Day 4 : Game Drive & Boat cruise
Day 5 : Game Drive & Transfer to Kigali ( Driving time is 2-3 hours)

Detailed Itinerary

5 Days/ 4 Nights encompasses safari activities like gorilla trekking, twin lake visit, genocide memorials , Game drive & Boat cruise on lake Ihema.

Day 1: Arrival,  city tour & transfer to Ruhengeri.

Rwanda Gorilla Safaris
Upon arrival,  you will be picked up from Kanombe international airport in Kigali by our ever on time driver and straight away head for a city tour starting from Nyamata memorial genocide site where over 5000 people were killed and buried during the 1994 genocide.

Visit the first house, the national museum, do some shopping and then after wards drive to Ruhengeri and check in at Mountain gorilla view lodge/La palm hotel/ Muhabura hotel/. Meals here are based on full board.

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes & Visit Twin Lakes

Rwanda Gorilla Safaris
Rise up very early in the morning and have breakfast and thereafter proceed to volcanoes national park in Musanze district. Head straight to the park offices for briefing about the gorillas and allocation of gorilla groups and guides.

Thereafter get into the tropical rain forest and search for the mountain gorillas starting from where they were the previous day until you find them.

You will find them doing their daily chores of feeding their young ones, climbing trees and others just relaxing. Take your best photographs having switched off your flash.

This whole exercise takes a maximum of 1 hour and then return to the park offices for your gorilla tracking certificate. Return to the hotel for lunch and some relaxation.

Afternoon, take a tour to the lake and see the exceptional caves around the lake and take remembrances photos with lots of fun poses near the caves then return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Meals plan on Full board

Day 3: Transfer to Akagera national Park.

Rwanda Gorilla Safaris
Wake up in the warm morning and enjoy your breakfast, Later jump into the safari land cruiser and transfer to Akagera National Park arrive in kigali at around 11am and continue to akagera reaching in the lunch time hours.

After lunch you will go for evening game drive with the experienced tour guide.Later in evening check in the hotel for dinner & overnight at Akagera Game lodge/ Ruzizi tented camp. Meals Full Board.

 Day 4: Game drive & Boat Cruise

Rwanda Gorilla Safaris
Wake up so early for your breakfast and proceed for a morning game drive to catch up with the early risers and predators returning to their hideouts.

The game drive will reward you with chances to see a variety elephants, buffaloes, lions, Masai giraffe, gazelles, impala, baboons, orbit, topi, bush baby, leopard and bush buck among others.

Return to the Lodge for late breakfast and relax as we wait for lunch. Later this afternoon we may enjoy a Boat ride on Lake Ihema, which will reward you with large number of hippos, huge Nile crocodiles and about 525 bird species. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.

Day 5: Transfer to Kigali

Wake up very early in the morning , go for morning game drive in the other section of the park and later return to the lodge to enjoy breakfast and proceed to Kigali arrive at lunch hours time and enjoy it.

In the afternoon you will go for city tour to visit the local markets and do shopping in the local craft centers. Later be dropped to the airport of hotel of your choice to enjoy flight back home.

End of 5 Days Gorilla & Wildlife Safari Rwanda with primate Safaris Rwanda.

5 Days Gorilla & wildlife Safari tour Includes & Excludes on the prices.

Safari Includes

  1. Gorilla permit
  2. City tour & Genocide memorials
  3. Twin lake visitation
  4. Chimpanzee tracking Permit
  5. Canopy Walk
  6. Accommodation & Meals as in the travel Plan
  7. 4WD Safari Jeep transportation
  8. Knowledgeable English speaking Guide
  9. Drinking Water & Lunch

 The package excludes

  1. All expenses of personal nature
  2. Air fare, Rwanda Visa
  3. Luxury Drinks & laundry.
  4. Tips to local guides
  5. Porter fee while trekking
  6. personal insurance
  7. personal shopping bills

Find the list of recommended lodges to be enjoyed during your stay in  Volcanoes National Park on gorilla Trekking & Akagera National Park with primate Safaris Rwanda.

Volcanoes Lodges

Volcanoes national park is located in the northern province of Rwanda , its ranked as the home to the mountain gorillas and all gorilla trekking tours offered by Active African Vacations leads to Volcanoes national Park. Hotels & lodges found in this park include mountain gorilla view lodge,volcanoes lodge, Kinigi guest house,Muhabura hotel,Villa Da Gorilla,Five volcanoes lodge.

Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
mountain-gorilla-view-lodgeBook your stay on mountain gorilla view lodge which is a mid range hotel located in Volcanoes National Park, Mostly recommended to Middle range travelers on 3 Star Hotels.Enjoy gorilla trekking in Rwanda with Active African Vacations.
Muhabura Hotel Budget
hotel-muhaburaMuhabura Hotel is a budget lodge (2 Star Hotel) and its recommended for travelers that are taking gorilla Safaris to Volcanoes on Budget option , Dont miss to enjoy the cheapest price on gorilla trekking adventure to Rwanda, Expect good service worthy the price.
Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge luxury
sabyinyo-silverback-lodgeEnjoy the overnight stay at Sabyinyo silverback lodge which is a luxury 5 Star hotel located in Volcanoes national park, its recommended to luxury travelers that wish to enjoy gorilla trekking in Rwanda and advance booking is required .

Nyungwe LodgesNyungwe forest national park is well known for chimpanzee tracking & canopy walk, its located in southern rwanda, it has accommodation facilities ranging from Mid Range, Budget and luxury lodges. it has Gisakura guest house, Nyungwe forest lodge and nyungwe hill top Lodge. Book a Discounted price safari to nyungwe with primate safaris Rwanda to enjoy the stay in any of the accommodation below.

Nyungwe Forest Lodge Luxury
nyungwe-forest-lodge Visit Rwanda Chimpanzee Tracking in nyungwe forest with the overnight stay in Nyungwe forest lodge that is a luxury lodge 4 Star hotel recommended by Active African Vacations.
Gisakura Guesthouse budget
gisakura-guest-house Traveling on budget option , Gisakura guest house is recommended to primates travelers that visit Nyungwe forest national park for chimpanzee tracking in the wild,its offering basic accommodation for travelers.
Nyungwe hill top view Mid range
nyungwe-top-view-hill-hotel Find mid range accommodation in nyungwe forest recommended by Active African Vacations called Nyungwe Hill Top lodge , offering moderate accommodation facilities to travelers .Book chimps Trek in Rwanda.

Akagera Lodges
Akagera Wildlife national park is among the top destination for wildlife conservation, enjoy wildlife game drive & Boat cruise in Akagera National Park. Its still lacking budget lodges and accommodation needs to be booked in advance.

Akagera Game Lodge
akagera-game-lodge Being one of the best getaways and destinations at Akagera Np, the lodge offers exquisite reliable accommodation that is comfortable to all that visit the park on holiday.
Ruzizi Tented Camp
ruzizi-tented-camp Situated along the shores of Lake Ihema offering exceptional views of the surrounding, Ruzizi tented camp has 7 en-suite tents suitable for all travelers worldwide.

Planning at booking multiple Safaris to visit other Countries on combined gorilla & Wildlife Safaris? Find the list of other multi country safaris below and enjoy the promotional offers from the reservations department.

Gorilla Safaris Rwanda-Gorilla trekking Tours Rwanda

1 Day Gorilla Tour Rwanda
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2 Days Double Gorilla Trek
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3 Days Chimpanzee Tracking Tour
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4 Days Gorilla & Chimp tracking
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5 Days Gorilla & Hiking Tour
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7 Days Gorilla Safari Adventure
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