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7 Days Best of Rwanda




Safari Overview

The best of Rwanda in 7 days taking you to spectacular discoveries sighting Rwanda’s thirteen primate species that represents 20-25% of the total number in Africa, get to track Chimpanzee in Nyungwe forests, have the most thrilling gorilla trekking in Parc Volcanoes, the gorilla trek can be quite tough but worthwhile. You visit to Lake Kivu one of the African Great Lakes. It lies on the border between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Kigali Airport.

On arrival you will be picked from the airport by our company representative who will transfer you to the lodge. Dinner and Overnight at:- Meal plan: Dinner

Available Safari Lodges:-
High end/ Luxury facilities: -Kigali Serena Hotel Mille Collins
Mid range/ Moderate facilities: Hotel Chez Lando| The Manor Hotel
Budget/Low facilities: Accord Hotel Kigali| Civitas Hotel

Day 2: Kigali – Nyungwe Forest.

Today after your morning cup of coffee, be transferred to Nyungwe forest, one of the most important bird watching important areas in Rwanda with over 280 bird species recorded and the majority are forest specialists and 26 are regional endemics. Overnight and meals at: – Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Available Safari Lodges:-
High end/ Luxury facilities: -Nyungwe Top View Hill
Mid range/ Moderate facilities: Nyungwe Forest Lodge
Budget/Low facilities: Gisakura Guest House |Nyungwe Eagles Nest

Day 3: Chimpanzee Trekking Nyungwe.

Have breakfast go for chimp trekking, during trekking you might spot primates like the colobus monkeys plus viewing other inhabitants of the forest like birds and butterflies, return to the lodge for late lunch. Overnight and meals at: – Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Available Safari Lodges: –

High end/ Luxury facilities: -Nyungwe Top View Hill

Mid range/ Moderate facilities: Nyungwe Forest Lodge
Budget/Low facilities: Gisakura Guest House |Nyungwe Eagles Nest

Day 4: Nyungwe- Parc Nationale Des Volcanoes.

Have breakfast ready for a guided nature walk in the forest to see a variety of animals and some of the three hundred bird species found here, drive to Parc Nationale des Volcanoes. Dinner and overnight at: – Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Available Safari Lodges:-
High end/ Luxury facilities: -Governors camp Silverback | Gorilla Nest Lodge | Gorilla View Lodge
Mid range/ Moderate facilities: Da Vinci Lodge | Le’ Bambou Gorilla Safari Lodge La Palme Hotel
Budget/Low facilities: Kinigi Guest House |Muhabura Guest House

Day 5: Gorilla trekking Parc Volcanoes

Have breakfast, transfer to the park headquarters where you will meet the ranger guides. When you are done with the briefing you will begin the trekking. The trek can be quite tough that it takes a lot of time approximately 2-8 hours. After the trekking, return to your lodge for complete relaxation. Dinner and overnight at: – Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Available Safari Lodges:-
High end/ Luxury facilities: -Governors camp Silverback | Gorilla Nest Lodge | Gorilla View Lodge
Mid range/ Moderate facilities: Da Vinci Lodge | Le’ Bambou Gorilla Safari Lodge La Palme Hotel
Budget/Low facilities: Kinigi Guest House | Muhabura Guest House

Day 6: Parc Volcanoes – Lake Kivu

You will have breakfast and drive to Lake Kivu ready for a sunset boat ride on the lake, in the evening you relax on the shores of the lake. Dinner and overnight at: – Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Available Safari Lodges:-
High end/ Luxury facilities: – Lake Kivu Serna Hotel
Mid range/ Moderate facilities: Water front Resort Lake Kivu |Cormoran Lodge
Budget/Low facilities: Moriah Hill Resort Kibuye

Day 7: Lake Kivu-Kigali City Tour and OUT

After your African cup of coffee, ready for a drive to visit of Kigali city which includes the Genocide Memorial centre at Gisozi. The Kigali City tour will enable you visit the colorful markets, genocide memorials and craft centers are the main areas of interest. Lunch and be transferred to Kigali Airport for your outbound flight Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch End of service.

Inclusions / Exclusions

Inclusions

Airport transfers
Transportation by 4 WD safari van, Fuel expenses
Accommodation and meals while on safari as per the itinerary
The costs also cover the services of English speaking driver/guide
Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) while on safari,
Drinking water on your safari
Park entrance fees
Boat ride Kivu
One Gorilla permit trekking Parc Volcanoes
One chimpanzee permit Nyungwe
Guided nature walk Nyungwe
Ranger fees
Kigali City Tour

Exclusions:- Local and international flights, Personal Travel insurance, Visa Fees, drinks, cigarettes, tips, souvenirs and any other items of personal nature.