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where the savannah meets the rainforest. Expect to see the animals of the savannahs (elephant, buffalo, giraffe, hippo, and leopard

Rwanda wildlife safari

Safari tour package: A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Prices: $2269 - $3800
Includes internal flights: No
Length of safari: 8 days
Best months: All year
Countries visited: Rwanda Rwanda
Parks visited: Volcanoes
Activity level: Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
  • Cultural
  • Boating
Start Day 1: Kigali Day 2: Kigali - Akagera National Park Day 3: Akagera National Park- Kigali Day 4: Kigali - Nyungwe Forest Day 5: Nyungwe Forest -Chimpanzee Day 6: Kivu Belt drive Day 7: Kibuye- Volcanoes National Park Day 8: Kigali city tour and Departure End of the tour

Our 8days trip brings you the best of Rwanda: where the savannah meets the rainforest.

Expect to see the animals of the savannahs (elephant, buffalo, giraffe, hippo, and leopard) and up to 15 primate species, including gorillas and chimps!!!

This trip specifically includes the most important and well known national parks of Rwanda:  

Day 1: Kigali

Arrive at Kigali Airport. Meet and great with your guide and transfer to your hotel. Dinner and overnight at Lebanon Hotel

Day 2: Kigali - Akagera National Park

After breakfast we drive to Akagera National Park. On our way we enjoy the beautiful landscape and rural way of life of the local people. Dinner and overnight at Akagera Game lodge

Day 3: Akagera National Park- Kigali

Game drive in the morning in Akagera National Park. Boat trip and game drive in the afternoon.

Akagera National Park is Rwanda's only Savannah national park. The scenery is beautiful and expect to see elephants, buffaloes, giraffes, hippos and crocodiles. With a little luck lions and leopards are possible. overnight ( Day 1)

Day 4: Kigali - Butare - Nyungwe Forest

Transfer to Butare (Huye) where it is possible to visit the National Museum ethnography and Nyanza King Palace. Afterwards transfer to Nyungwe Forest. Dinner and overnight at Nyungwe Top View Hotel

Day 5: Nyungwe Forest -Chimpanzee

Early morning Chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe Forest.  Optional walk to the waterfall or visit to the Angolan Black Colobus monkeys (both activities optional).

Nyungwe Forest is East Africa's largest forest, with 13 monkey species, including chimpanzees, Angolan Black Colobus, Mona Monkey and Owl Faced Monkeys. Dinner and overnight at Paradise malahide

Day 6: Kibuye –Boat ride

We drive Kivu belt to Kibuye. After wards we drive to Lake Kivu for a boat trip with lunch and drinks at Iwacu Island

Relax at the lodge or at the shores of scenic Lake Kivu.it is also possible to make a walk along the lake’s shores

It is possible to take a warm bath in the springs (optional)

Day 7: Kibuye- Volcanoes National Park – Golden monkey

Early in the morning at 5:00am you will transfer to Volcanoes national park Optional activities for today (one activity included): make a nature walk in the national park, climb one of the volcanoes, or visit Diane Fossey's grave.

It is also possible to make gorilla tracking. 

afternoon drive back to Kigali Overnight 

Day 8: Kigali city tour and Departure

Kigali city tour and drive to Kigali international airport for your flight back home

End of the tour

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

  • Akagera game lodge
  • Ruzizi tented lodge
  • Hotel Mille colline
  • Hotel Lebanon
  • Nyungwe top view
  • Gisakura lodge

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