7 Days Rwanda Safari
Experience all the highlights in just one trip! From
the Genocide Memorial sites in Kigali to the wilderness in Akagera, the African
jungle in Nyungwe Forest and the Virunga Volcanoes in Volcanoes National Park.
- Day 1:
2: KIGALI- VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK
- Day 3: VOLCANOES
- Day 4: VOLCANOES
NATIONAL PARK– AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK
- Day 5:
AKAGERA- NYUNGWE FOREST NATIONAL PARK
- Day 6:
NYUNGWE FOREST NATIONAL PARK
- Day 7:
Day 1: ARRIVAL
You will be welcomed by a representative of Duiker
Safaris who will transfer you to your hotel in Kigali. Take a rest, then after
lunch enjoy a city tour with stops at the genocide memorial sites and other
places of interest. Overnight at Hotel des Mille Collines.
Day 2: KIGALI – VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK
In the morning you can enjoy a guided city tour and
visit some interesting, historical sites, including the Kigali Memorial Centre.
Have lunch in the capital city before we proceed to the most beautiful national
park of the country: Volcanoes National Park. It is the area with rich montane
ecosystems, from bamboo forest to open grassland and swamps. Dinner and
overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge.
Day 3: VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK
Today you will have the opportunity to spend some
time with the endangered mountain gorillas. You will make a beautiful hike
through the green landscape and hills of the Virunga Volcanoes. Spend a magical
hour with these amazing creatures while your guide will explain more about the
family and their behavior. Return the lodge in the (early) afternoon for
relaxing and enjoying the breathtaking view. Dinner and overnight at Mountain
Gorilla View Lodge.
Day 4: VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK – AKAGERA
Drive to Akagera National Park for an afternoon or
evening game drive, where you may see many night birds and animals. After this,
check in for dinner and overnight at Ruzizi Tented Lodge.
Day 5: AKAGERA- NYUNGWE FOREST NATIONAL
an early breakfast you will go for a morning game drive for a close encounter
with animals such as zebras, several antelope species and giraffes. Later,
drive out of the park, stopping for lunch at Kigali town and continuing on to
Nyungwe Forest. This forest boasts many primate species like the wild
chimpanzees, red-tailed monkeys, Rwanda Safari black
and white Colobus monkeys and many others. Therefore a night walk this evening
in search of the shy forest dwellers is rewarding and worthwhile. Dinner and
overnight at Nyungwe Rainforest Lodge.
Day 6: NYUNGWE FOREST NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast there will be a primate walk in
search of the primates mentioned above. This is a whole day activity
accompanied by park rangers and trained guides. Dinner and overnight
at Nyungwe Rainforest Lodge.
Day 7: DEPARTURE Depending on your flight time, have an early morning breakfast before leaving for Kigali Airport. If your flight departs in the morning or afternoon it is advisable to spend an extra night in Kigali.