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5 days Volcanoes National Park Rwanda gorilla safari and Akagera National Park wildlife safari

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5 days Volcanoes National Park Rwanda gorilla safari and Akagera National Park wildlife safari

Overview of the 5 days Volcanoes National Park Rwanda gorilla safari and Akagera National Park wildlife safari

rwanda gorilla tracking safarisThis private gorilla tour Rwanda, wildlife safari Rwanda and Bisoke hike is a perfect combination for the 5 days tour in Rwanda. Our 5 days safari Rwanda takes you to Akagera National Park to view the big five game, Volcanoes National Park to see the gorillas and Mt Bisoke for a hiking safari. You will enjoy a great ride in Rwanda “the land of a thousand hills as you drive to Akagera National Park situated in North Eastern Rwanda, at the country’s border with Tanzania. While in the park, you will have a game drive in the park in a rented 4×4 Landcruiser safari vehicle, expect to see the big 5 game and other wildlife including; buffalos, herds of elephants, lions, gazelles, Masai giraffe, baboons, impala, oribi, Burchell’s zebra, topi, bush baby, leopard and bushbuck. You will then proceed for the most thrilling and exciting adventure in the jungle forest. You will enjoy your gorilla safari tour Rwanda in Volcanoes national park. Accommodation depends on your ranging from luxury, midrange and budget. This trip in Rwanda starts and ends in Rwanda.

Rwanda safari highlight of the 5 days Volcanoes National Park Rwanda gorilla safari and Akagera National Park wildlife safari

Day 1: Transfer from Kigali International Airport to Akagera National Park Rwanda.

Day 2: Have a morning game drive in the park and an afternoon boat ride and an evening game drive as you depart for your hotel/lodge.

Day 3: Depart Akagera National Park for Volcanoes National Park

Day 4: Do gorilla trekking safari in Volcanoes National Park

Day 5: Return to Kigali to your hotel or for your scheduled flight.

Detailed trip Itinerary of the 5 days Volcanoes National Park Rwanda gorilla safari and Akagera wildlife safari

Day 1 of the 5 days Volcanoes National Park Rwanda gorilla safari and Akagera wildlife safari: Arrival at Kigali International Airport and transfer to Akagera National Park Rwanda.

You will be met by our Rwanda safari tour guide on arrival at the airport. He will take you through a short briefing about your 5 days Volcanoes National Park Rwanda gorilla safari and Akagera wildlife safari and after drive East, through the attractive rolling plains, characterized of dense, lighter acacia woodland, broad-leafed woodland and rolling grassland. As you approach Akagera National Park, expect to see extensive series of lakes linked by papyrus swamps forming an extensive wetland. Check in lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation

Ruzizi tented camp- Luxury

Akagera Safari Lodge-Midrange

Day 2 of the 5 days Volcanoes National Park Rwanda gorilla safari and Akagera wildlife safari: Morning game drive in the park, have an afternoon boat ride and an evening game drive as you depart for your hotel/lodge.

Take a cup of tea at the lodge before joining your ranger in your open safari 4×4 safari land cruiser vehicle for your morning game drive in the park. This half day game drive will offer you opportunity to spot a variety of wild animals including elephants, buffalos, lions, Masai giraffe, gazelles, impala, baboons, oribi, Burchell’s zebra, topi, bush baby, leopard and bushbuck. Later in afternoon after your game drive, you will return to the lodge for your lunch.

In the afternoon after your lunch, proceed for a 2 hours boat cruise along Lake Ihema, this scenic cruise brings you close to the water animals like Crocodiles and Hippos, as well as large concentration of bird life. Akagera National Park is also blessed with over 525 species identified bird species with unique species like the Shoe billed stock, papyrus gonolek among the many. This park has Endemics include the jacanas, ibis, sand pipers and herons. Retire from the boat cruise and return to your lodge for dinner and overnight as you do a simple game drive.

Accommodation

Ruzizi tented camp- Luxury

Akagera Safari Lodge-Midrange

Day 3 of the 5 days Volcanoes National Park Rwanda gorilla safari and Akagera wildlife safari: Transfer from Akagera National Park for Volcanoes National Park and do a nature walk

After morning breakfast at the lodge, prepare to set off for Volcanoes National Park for an unquestionably incomparable experience of Mountain gorilla tracking. The drive is about 217km covered in about 4 hours. Arrive at the park and check in your accommodation and have lunch. Take an afternoon nature walk through the nearby forest and the nearby crater lakes for a picturesque view, bird watching and photography. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight at lodge.

Accommodation

Mountain Gorilla’s Nest – Luxury

Kinigi guest house/ Da Vinci gorilla lodge – Midrange

Day 4 of the 5 days Volcanoes National Park Rwanda gorilla safari and Akagera wildlife safari: Do gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Wake up to an early morning breakfast at the lodge and then transfer to the Volcanoes National Park headquarters with your packed lunch before 8am for your briefing by the park rangers on how you are going to carry out your Rwanda gorilla trekking safari. After the briefing, you will be led by the rangers into the forest in search for the brilliant apes. You will use slippery and muddy trails along the Volcanoes slopes which is a little challenging. This Rwanda gorilla tour will last between 2-8 hours including the 1 hour that will be given to you after spotting the mountain gorillas. During this hour, you will watch the gorilla carryout their activities, feed, build nests, cuddle giving you chance to take lots of pictures.

You can visit the panoramic twin volcanic lakes of Burera and Ruhondo depending on how you will be feeling after the gorilla tour. Return to your lodge for dinner.

Accommodation

Mountain Gorilla’s Nest – Luxury

Kinigi guest house/ Da Vinci gorilla lodge – Midrange

Day 5 of the 5 days Volcanoes National Park Rwanda gorilla safari and Akagera wildlife safari: Day 5: Hike Mt Bisoke Return to Kigali to your hotel or for your scheduled flight

Breakfast at the lodge in the morning and after go aboard for a half day hike to Mt Bisoke, where you will see a beautiful crater lake, take photos. Return from the hike and connect to Kigali International Airport for your flight back home.

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