Rwanda Gorilla Trek and Akagera Park

A combination of Gorilla tracking in Virunga and a Wildlife Safari in Akagera Park

Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival -Kigali

Upon arrival at the Kanombe international airport, you will be met by your driver guide for the safari to transfer you to the Kigali Serena Hotel. Later in the afternoon, if your arrival date does not fall on Saturday, you will go for a city tour visiting among others the Genocide memorial. Overnight Kigali Serena Hotel

Day 02: Akagera National Park

After breakfast you will drive to Akagera National Park- Wildlife safari in Akagera park with  chances of seeing 12 species of antelopes and over 252 bird species including the rare shoebill.  You may also see lion. leopard. Rhino buffalo and elephants. Overnight Akagera Lodge
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 03: Game drive - Ruhengeri

Early morning game drive before departing for Ruhengeri. In the afernoon you can visit a community and participate in the community based activities and experience traditional dances, overnight Mt Gorilla View Lodge
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 04: Gorilla trekking day

After breakfast, you will be taken to Rwanda gorilla office for a briefing from the guides. The park guides will then take you through the thick vegetation gorilla tracking in Virunga, when the gorillas are located you will spend 1 supervised hour with them. Later return to the lodge for overnight. Overnight Mt Gorilla View Lodge
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 05: Departure

After breakfast, drive back to Kigali to connect with your international flight out.
Meals included: Breakfast

End of Rwanda safari

Notes: Mnimum age to trek the gorillas is 15 and chimpanzee trek 12. Gorilla permits must be paid in full to confirm the safari and are also non-refundable.

All of our itineraries may be customised to your wish, you may add extra days, change a hotel, or include different tourist attractions.

Contact one of our staff members for free, non-obligation trip plan.

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