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6 Days Rwanda Mixed Safari

Gorilla trekking in Rwanda, Rwanda Mixed Safari

This 6 Days Rwanda Mixed Safari starts with arrival in Rwanda at Kigali International Airport; and after the guide will transfer you to the city. You will have a city tour and view many attractions including; the genocide site, curio markets, the presidential palace and much more. Kigali city tour also includes the old town of Nyamirambo and Muslim Quarter, the new handcraft village, you will also enjoy the Batwa pottery and the dance center and the Gisozi Genocide memorial site. The safari also includes; Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National park, Chimp trekking in Nyungwe National park as well as a visit to the scenic Lake Kivu.

Day 1: Arrival in Kigali.

On arrival, you will be met by our company safari guide who will take you around for a city tour and visit the genocide Memorial Museum, craft markets and many more. Kigali city tour also includes the old town of Nyamirambo and Muslim Quarter, the new handcraft village and many other iconic structures in town, enjoy the Batwa pottery and the dance center and the Presidential palace. Immediately after lunch, connect to Nyungwe Park for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation:

Luxury: Nyungwe Forest Lodge

Midrange: Nyungwe Top Hill view Hotel

Budget: Gisakura Guest House.

Day 2: Hiking and tracking of Colobus monkeys in Nyungwe forest.

Have breakfast and after enter Nyungwe forest to track the Colobus monkeys. You will have a walk in the forest and learning experience conducted by the tour guide who is well versed in botany, ornithology and the inter-species relationship in Nyugwe Forest. Then you will return to your lodge for lunch. Relax in late afternoon and head back to forest for nature walk till evening.

Accommodation: 

Luxury: Nyungwe Forest Lodge

Midrange: Nyungwe Top Hill view Hotel

Budget: Gisakura Guest House.

Day 3: Chimp trekking in Nyungwe forest national park.

You are also expected to wake up early enough, have breakfast and then penetrate into Nyungwe forest to track the endangered chimpanzees. This will take you between 1 to 8 hours viewing chimps play, feed and take care of their families. After this experience, return to the lodge for lunch and spend the entire afternoon resting and in the evening, transfer to Kibuye, on the shores of Lake Kivu.

Accommodation:

Luxury: Morial Hill Resort

Midrange: Kibuye Guest House

Budget: Hotel Centre Bethanie.

Day 4: Transfer from Kibuye -Ruhengeri. 

Have breakfast and after connect to Kinigi from Kibuye via Gisenyi and Ruhengeri. This is a 6 hours’ drive. The drive passes via some of the most beautiful sceneries in the region, providing spectacular views of the tea growing country of Gisovu and Kayove. You will be provided with brief stops for photography and refreshments. The 4 hours’ drive will en route to Gisenyi for lunch and a brief city tour. Thereafter, drive for 2 hours to Ruhengeri and finally Kinigi, which is the home for gorilla trekking tours in Rwanda.

Accommodation:

Luxury: Mountain gorilla view Lodge

Midrange: Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge

Budget: Muhabura Hotel

Day 5: Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes national park.

After the morning breakfast, drive to the park headquarters for guide allocation and briefing. This is also followed by a drive to the trail heads where hiking and trekking up the hills to the bamboo zone begins. Hiking and tracking gorillas takes between 2-8 hours, depending on their movements. You will sight and stay with the mountain gorillas for 1 hour. Descend to your Hotel for lunch and refreshments. Later in the afternoon, visit the panoramic twin volcanic lakes of Burera and Ruhondo before retiring for overnight stay.

Accommodation:

Luxury: Mountain gorilla view Lodge

Midrange: Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge

Budget: Muhabura Hotel

Day 6: Departure.

After your breakfast, visit Dian Fossey‘s grave or hike the Bisoke Volcano, which is also full of beautiful crater lakes. All the above activities are suitable for those who are reasonably fit. You will return to the base hotel for Lunch . Finally, later in the afternoon, you will be driven for 2 hours to Kigali international airport for your flight back home; and this will mark the end of your 6 days Rwanda Mixed Safari.

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PLOT 1490, GAYAZA ROAD
OFF KUBBIRI ROUNDABOUT

KAMPALA UGANDA

What is included in this safari

  • Gorilla and chimpanzee permits
  • 4 WD Vehicle with a pop – up roof for game viewing
  • A professional English speaking driver guide
  • Entrance fees to all parks and protected areas
  • Free Wi-Fi internet in the vehicle
  • All ground transportation and fuel
  • Accommodation and Meals
  • All activities / service as per itinerary
  • Drinking water in the vehicle

Exclusions of the safari:

  • Visas
  • International air fares
  • Activities / services not included in the itinerary
  • Alcoholic drinks / wines
  • Laundry and any service of personal nature