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7 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari- Gorillas & Wildlife Watching

Looking for ultimate Rwanda Safari staying in luxury lodges? Primate Safari experiences have tailored the best 7 days Rwanda Safari that includes watching the primates & wildlife ( Big five) in Akagera National Park. The Trip can be flying or by Road to explore the top luxury destinations in Rwanda like Volcanoes national park for gorillas & Nyungwe forest for Chimpanzee Tracking.

Summary of the trip

Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Volcanoes National Park
Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National park
Day 3: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park
Day 4: Chimpanzee Tracking in Nyungwe Forest National Park
Day 5:  Transfer to Akagera National Park
Day 6: Game Drive and Boat Cruise in Akagera
Day 7: Departure to Kigali

Detailed Travel Plan

Book 7 days Rwanda Safari to enjoy gorilla trekking, wildlife watching & Chimpanzee Tracking with Primate Safari Experiences.

Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

On arrival at the Kigali International Park, you are picked up by a company driver guide who transfers you Volcanoes National Park in Ruhengeri District. Transfer around the various Tourist Destinations in Kigali like the Genocide Memorials and National Museums then break off for lunch. After your visit, proceed to Volcanoes National Park a journey that takes 2-3 hours and when you reach the park, transfer to your lodge/ hotel for relaxation, Dinner, and Overnight. Mountain Gorilla View Lodge, Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge, Sabinyo Silverback Lodge.

Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to the park headquarters to be briefed about the whole Mountain Gorilla Trekking experience then after in groups of 8 with a skilled ranger guide, penetrate the forest to track the Gorillas for 3-5 hours and when you meet them, spend an hour in their presence taking numerous photos to keep for memories. After your adventure, return to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Mountain Gorilla View Lodge, Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge, Sabinyo Silverback Lodge.

Day 3: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park

Wake up have breakfast and embark on your transfer to the stunning Nyungwe Forest National Park a distance that takes you 6-7 hours. Have en-route lunch then proceed on your journey then after-hours driving, reach the Park, and transfer to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. One & Only Nyungwe House, Gisakura Guesthouse, Nyungwe Hill Top View Hotel.

Day 4: Chimpanzee Tracking in Nyungwe Forest National Park

Wake up early have breakfast then transfer to the Park headquarters for a briefing on the Dos and Don’ts around the Chimpanzees then later with a park ranger in groups of 8 penetrate Nyungwe Forest to track the Chimpanzees for 2-4 hours and when you meet them to take an hour taking numerous photos to keep for memories. After tracking, proceed to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. One & Only Nyungwe House, Gisakura Guesthouse, Nyungwe Hill Top View Hotel.

Day 5:  Transfer to Akagera National Park

Wake up have breakfast then embark on your transfer to Akagera National Park a journey that takes you 7-8 hours with en-route scenic views of the rolling Hills in Rwanda and en-route lunch. Proceed with your transfer and when you reach the Park, transfer to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Akagera Game Lodge.

Day 6: Game Drive and Boat Cruise in Akagera National Park

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to the park to experience a Game Drive along the various tracks which offer you views at the various wildlife animals wandering in the Park. The wildlife animals are seen here include; Elephants, Giraffes, Zebras, kobs, Small Antelope, etc. After your Game Drive, break off for lunch then later proceed to Lake Ihema to experience a Boat Cruise which offers you views of Hippos and Crocodiles. After the cruise, transfer back to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Akagera Game Lodge.

Day 7: Departure to Kigali

Wake up have breakfast then with your luggage, transfer to the Kigali International Airport to board your flight back home.

Safari Includes
  • Full-Time English Speaking Guide
  • Gorilla Trekking permit
  • Chimpanzee Tracking Permit
  • Park Entrance Fees
  • Full board accommodation as per the itinerary
  • Drinking water while on the tour
  • Ground transportation and fuel as per the itinerary
Safari Excludes
  • Personal Items
  • Tips
  • Visas