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5 Days Wildlife Tour, Rwanda Gorilla Watching Trip

ITINERARY: 5 days Rwanda safari to see gorillas and wildlife in Rwanda

Day 1: Arrival in Kigali, Kanombe Airport

Upon arrival in Rwanda, meet your driver/guide (Our company representative) at the airport and then transfer to Kigali city. You will get briefed about your tour adventure in Rwanda, have lunch at Nakumat, later depart for Akagera wildlife park, 2-3hrs drive, arrive in time for an evening game drive in search for predators and other animals before they return to their habitats. Overnight and dinner at Akagera Game Lodge.

Day 2: Game Drives and Canoe Ride on Lake Ihema

Wake up early for breakfast and proceed for a game drives in search for more predators and early raisers returning to their hideouts. Expect an encounter with Zebras, Giraffes, Hippos on the lake, Elephants, and other antelopes and well as about 450 bird species. Later in the late afternoon, drive back to Kigali for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Kigali city Tour, Transfer to Parc des Volcans

Have breakfast at the hotel and proceed for a city tour in Kigali, visit the genocide museum in Gisozi, after lunch at Nakumat, depart for Volcanoes National park, a home to mountain gorillas. The journey goes through the beautiful terraced hillsides that characterize much of Rwandan landscape, gradually climbing to the base of the awesome Virunga volcanoes, with as many as five peaks visible on a clear day. Overnight at Volcanoes Lodge / sabinyo Silverback lodge / Kinigi Guest Lodge.

Day 4: Mountain Gorilla Tracking adventure

Wake up early heavy breakfast, then assemble at volcanoes gorilla forest headquarters (with packed water) for a briefing about gorilla trekking. Tracking the gorillas through the light mountain forest of the Virunga forest is a wonderful experience for an adventure for life time. The trek takes 1-7hours depending on the movement of gorillas!! Retire to the lodge in time for a late lunch! Some gorilla families however are more elusive, and tracking can take a full day, especially when it is wet and muddy. Overnight and dinner at Volcanoes Lodge / Sabinyo Silverback lodge / Kinigi Guest Lodge.

Day 5: Visit Dian Fossey tombs, Departure

Breakfast followed by a hike to Dian fossey’s grave yard before heading back to Kigali for your departure flight.

End of the tour in Rwanda