Into the Rwanda Wild

Journey with Ker & Downey Into the Rwanda Wild, where mountainous forest habitats are home to some of Africa’s most elusive primates. This 10-day encounter will introduce you to the varied climates and luxurious, intimate lodges on the edge of the wild rainforest.

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$6445 - $7595
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
10 days
Best months:
Not specified
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Very Active - Trekking, mountain biking, kayaking
Safari type:
Birding safaris Birding
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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Begin your journey in Kigali, the commercial heart of Rwanda, and the Kigali Serena Hotel. Here you will learn about the recent tumultuous past at the Kigali Genocide Memorial Center. This permanent exhibition and powerful memorial to the hundreds of thousands killed during the Rwandan genocide in the mid-1990s also serves as a place for the survivors of the massacres to document their stories.Continue to Butare, Rwanda’s cultural capital, stopping at the King’s Palace in Nyanza and the National Museum of Rwanda. Trace the history of the country’s tribal leaders, monarchy and colonial period through the collection of traditional artifacts and rare pre-colonial photographs at the museum, known as one of the best in Africa.

The Nyungwe Forest Lodge perches on a tea plantation at the edge of the rainforest. Relax mere steps away from the abundant wildlife in the forest in luxurious cabins with private balconies. You will embark with skilled guides on a chimpanzee trek through the varied terrains and climates in Nyungwe Forest National Park. Next, spend an evening next to the picturesque azure waters of Lake Kivu at Cormoran Lodge before continuing to Volcanoes National Park. It is within this park that Dian Fossey spent 20 years studying mountain gorillas. Spend the next three days at the Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge, located just minutes from the main entrance to the park, and one unforgettable gorilla trekking experience.

Day 1: Arrive Kigali / Kigali Serena Hotel

Day 2: Nyungwe Forest National Park / Nyungwe Forest Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 3: Nyungwe Forest National Park / Nyungwe Forest Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 4: Nyungwe Forest National Park / Nyungwe Forest Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 5: Lake Kivu / Cormoran Lodge (B)

Day 6: Volcanoes National Park / Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge (B)

Day 7: Volcanoes National Park / Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge (B)

Day 8: Volcanoes National Park / Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge (B)

Day 9: Kigali / Kigali Serena Hotel (B)

Day 10: Departure (B)

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Kigali Serena Hotel
  • Nyungwe Forest Lodge
  • Cormoran Lodge
  • Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

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Ker & Downey

- We offer private/custom safaris
- Our main focus is: Luxury safaris
- We book international flights
- We book pre/post-safari attractions
T: 1-800-423-4236
Since: Jan 1990

Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

African buffalo
African buffalo
Hyena
Hyena
Mountain gorilla
Mountain gorilla

Activities you can do

Bird watching
Bird watching
Cultural / Tribal visits
Cultural / Tribal visits
Photography
Photography
Shopping/markets
Shopping/markets
Trekking
Trekking
Farm visits
Farm visits
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