5 Days Rwanda Safari & Gorillas

Enjoy Chimpanzee Trekking and Akagera Game Viewing

The 5 day safari in rwanda is a chance for you to go gorilla trekking in volcanoes national park, enjoy wonderful game drives in akagera national park and chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe forest.

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Brief Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival at Kanombe airport-Kigali.
  • Day 02:Transfer from Kigali to Nyungwe Forest
  • Day 03: Chimpanzee Tracking in Nyungwe Forest
  • Day 04: Boat cruise on Lake Kivu
  • Day 05: Gorilla Trekking

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Detailed Trip Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrival at Kanombe airport Kigali

Upon arrival at Kigali airport, our safari guide will be waiting to receive you. He will be holding a placard bearing your name(s). He will transfer you to the hotel for relaxation. Overnight stay Mille Colline Hotel / The Manor Hotel.


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Day 2: Transfer from Kigali to Nyungwe Forest

After breakfast, our safari guide will transfer you southwards to Nyungwe Forest with en route stop-over at Nyanza King’s palace and Mirambi Genocide memorial site. Overnight stay at the luxurious Nyungwe Safari Lodge / Budget Kinigi Guest House.


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Day 3: Chimpanzee Tracking in Nyungwe Forest

Wake up very early in the morning for a cup of coffee and undertake a chimpanzee trekking expedition. Return to the lodge and later enjoy a canopy walk.  Overnight stay at the luxurious Nyungwe Safari Lodge / Budget Kinigi Guest House.


Day 3: Transfer to Lake Kivu

After breakfast transfer via Cyangugu along the showers of Lake kivu arriving in the afternoon at the scenic beaches of Lake Kivu for relaxation. Overnight stay at the luxurious Kivu Serena Hotel / Paradis Malahide.

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Day 4: Boat cruise on Lake Kivu

After breakfast enjoy a boat cruise to the coffee Island. Visit the coffee and banana plantations. You may have a chance to participate in local banana beer brewing. Return to the mainland for lunch at the hotel and in the afternoon transfer to Kinigi – Volcanoes national park. Overnight stay at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge / Kinigi Guest House.


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Day 5: Gorilla Trekking

Spend this day tracking the awesome mountain gorillas. In the evening , transfer to Kigali airport for your scheduled flight. End of the tour.


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Where to Stay

Manor Hotel Kigali

manor hotel kigali
The Manor Hotel Kigali is a 4 star hotel located in the upmarket neighbourhood of Nyarutarama Kigali.
If you are looking for a place to relax, pamper yourself and enjoy great food, there is no better place in Rwanda than the Manor Hotel.


Nyungwe forest lodge

nyungwe forest lodge
The lodge, built to blend in with the surrounding environment is situated in a tea plantation on the edge of the Nyungwe closed canopy rain forest, home to 13 species of primate including Chimpanzees. Rooms feature; Fire place, Air conditioning, Private mini bar, Tea and coffee making facilities, Hairdryer, Private deck, En-suite bathroom with indoor shower, International dial telephones, Digital satellite TV and Wireless Internet access.

Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

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Mountain Gorilla View Lodge provides good value, spectacular views of the volcanoes and easy access to Volcanoes National Park (PNV).

Set on the slopes of Mt. Sabyinyo, Mountain Gorilla View Lodge has 30 individual stone cottages. The cottages provide both space and privacy. Each has a small lounge with a fireplace to ward off the chill at this altitude, a private verandah and en suite facilities with a shower. The furnishings are simple and comfortable, with queen-size beds and individual safe. A generator provides hot water and electricity, usually from about 18h00; but the lodge expects to be connected to mains electricity in the near future.

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