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5-Days Discover Rwanda Adventure

This tour introduce you to the museum, wild animals in Akagera Park and Gorilla trekking in Rwanda

Safari tour package: A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Prices: $3400 - $5000
Includes internal flights: No
Length of safari: 5 days
Best months: All year
Countries visited: Rwanda Rwanda
Parks visited: Volcanoes, Akagera
Activity level: Very Active - Trekking, mountain biking, kayaking
Safari type:
  • Cultural
  • Self-drive
Starting with Kigali city tour, you get to know what really goes on with this cleanest city in Africa. Afterwards, you make a trip to Akagera National Park for spotting wild animals and boating experience. Afterwards, you head to the volcanoes for gorilla trekking experience then end the tour with Buhanga Forest visit and cultural experience.

Day 1: Kigali city Tours

Arrival in Kigali: Welcomed by your tour guide and check-in at hotel.  After, start Kigali city tour and experience about Rwanda and the city during the pre-colonial period, colonial and post-colonial periods i.e. through independence, genocide period and current trends. This is done by visiting different sites in Kigali and its suburbs.

Day 2: Akagera National Park

Transfer to Akagera National Park:  Go for a day game drive. Game drive (Opportunity to see over 12 species of antelopes, over 525 species of birds including the rare one called the shoe bill stock, papyrus gynolek and the big 5 i.e. Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Buffalo and Elephant) to mention but a few. Overnight at Akagera Game Lodge.

Day 3:  Boat ride

Morning boating experience on Lake Ihema to see crocodiles, schools of hippos and lots of water birds. Explore the pastoralist heritage experience in the afternoon then head to Kigali. Overnight in Musanze.

Day 4: Gorilla trekking and Buhanga Forest

Depart from Kigali at 5:30 am for Gorilla trekking. A visit to one of the last remaining mountain gorilla families in the world is a once in a lifetime experience.  After noon excursion into Buhanga forest (Where all Rwandan Kings were initiated) or drive to the beautiful twin lakes of Ruhondo and Burera. Village walk is a must do on a clear afternoon after your gorilla trekking experience. On this interesting activity you get to know your neighbors in the surrounding village. Our local guide will come and meet you at your hotel where by your driver guide will introduce us to you. We will hen drive off for a short while or walk right from there depending on the distance of the hotel from the village trail we are to use. Overnight at a recommended Hotel.

Day 5: Cultural experience

Visit Kinigi cultural village in Musanze to enjoy the unique dancing lyrics of the Rwandans known as "Batwa", then go for the thrilling banana and sorghum beer production experiences. Drive back to Kigali for a short bye bye party and drive to the airport.

This Package requires a minimum of 3 people at $ 950 and excludes Gorilla Trekking Fee,meals,hotels airfare, visas, Tips, laundry, beverages and other personal expenses.

 

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  • Virunga Hotel
  • T2000
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