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Get the best of an adventure holiday in Rwanda on the 6 Days Rwanda Wildlife Safari Adventure. The tour takes you to the only savannah game park in Rwanda, Akagera National Park for an exhilarating experience of wildlife viewing on a game drive and boat cruise on Lake Ihema and then to Volcanoes National Park for gorilla trekking. Trekking for mountain gorillas in this park is a fascinating task of hiking the hilly terrains through the dense rain forest that also keeps other wildlife including golden monkeys and a variety of forest birds. Contact us to book this safari in Rwanda.

6 Days Rwanda Wildlife Safari Adventure

Day 1: Arrival

On arrival at Kigali International Airport, you will be received by a World Africa Journeys tour guide who will transfer you to the hotel for relaxation and overnight prior to the countryside travel for the adventure activities.

Accommodation Options: Kigali Marriott Hotel, Hotel des Mille Collines, Hotel Chez Lando.

Meals: (Lunch, Dinner).

Day 2: Transfer to Akagera National Park

Your safari guide will pick you up after your breakfast to head to Akagera National Park. You will get lunch en route and proceed to the park. When you arrive at the park, go for a game drive along the Lake Circuit to try your luck of spotting animals like zebras, buffaloes, giraffes and hippos among others.

Drive to the lodge, check in for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation: Akagera Game Lodge

Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

Day 3: Morning Game Drive – Afternoon Boat Cruise

You rise up early and have breakfast then go for a game drive out in the plains in search of the grazers and some predators. The game drive starts at around 6:30am, to increase your chances of sighting hunters including lions and the rest of the Big 5; elephants, buffaloes and if lucky, a leopard can be spotted. The drive takes you around the northern sector to Mutumba hill which offers breathtaking views of the landscape. Other animals seen in the park include waterbucks, topis, elands, oribis, roan antelopes, duikers and many others.

Drive back to the lodge for relaxation and go for a boat cruise after enjoying your yummy lunch. Going for an afternoon boat cruise is one of best ways to watch large numbers ofanimals at the shores of the lake. Birds, hippos and crocodiles are commonly seen during the boat ride. Get back to the lodge for dinner and later on rest.

Accommodation: Akagera Game Lodge

Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

Day 4: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

After the delightful moments in Akagera, you leave the park after breakfast for Volcanoes National Park in the north of Rwanda. Drive smoothly towards the northwest expecting to arrive at the park early evening. It is a relaxed drive cheered up with stunning views of the endless rollinghills of Rwanda. When you arrive in Musanze district at the park, you check in at the booked lodge for dinner, prepare for gorilla trekking and rest.

Accommodation: Bisate Lodge, Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge, Muhabura Hotel

Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

Day 5: Gorilla Trekking – Iby’iwacu Cultural Village Visit

You wake up early, probably by 6:00am and grab breakfast. With packed lunch and enough drinking water, you drive to the park headquarters for briefing and allocation of the group to trek with. The trek starts at 8:00am with an armed ranger guide through the forest to areas where the mountain gorillas are expected to be found. Trekking duration is not clearly defined but rather is determined by how far these apes will have moved.

When you come across the group of gorillas, you are given an hour to stay with them, see how they play, observe and learn about them before returning to the headquarters. The driver guide transfers you to the lodge after the trek and later on in the evening. Visit the nearby cultural village for a thrilling encounter with the locals. As the day gets to dusk, you return to the lodge for dinner and the overnight.

Accommodation: Bisate Lodge, Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge, Muhabura Hotel

Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

Day 6: Return to Kigali – Departure

Following breakfast at your lodge, check out and depart for Kigali for a city tour. The city tour includes a visit to Kigali Genocide memorial Centre and other places of interest like art and craft markets that display a variety of items good for souvenirs. Drop off at agreed up on location in Kigali.

Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch).

End of tour.

The 6 Days Rwanda Wildlife Safari Adventure includes;

  • Transportation in a 4X4 Safari vehicle.
  • Professional safari guide.
  • Bottled drinking water.
  • Accommodation and meals per itinerary.
  • Activities mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Park entry fees.
  • Gorilla trekking permit.

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