6 Days Best of Rwanda Safari Holiday

Daily Tour 6 days
Kigali, Rwanda Kigali City, Rwanda, Volcanoes National Park, Akagera National Park

6 Days best Adventure Vacation Safari in Rwanda is an adventurous  safari that allows you to explore the adventure side of Rwanda in detail. The safari involves a city walk in Kigali, the Musaze Caves walk, the adventure climb to Karisimbi Mountain including the Dian Fossey hike, the gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park, the beach relaxation on Lake Kivu and Canopy walk in Nyungwe forest National Park.

Tour Summary

Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Volcanoes national park
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking – Ibywacu Cultural Village
Day 3: Golden Monkey Tracking – Visit twin lake of Ruhondo & Burera
Day 4: Dian Fossey Tomb Hike and transfer to Lake Kivu
Day 5: Boat Ride – Tour Nyamurundi Island
Day 6:
Transfer to Kigali for city Tour – Departure

 


DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION
Kigali International Airport (Google Map)

DEPARTURE TIME
Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.

INCLUDED IN THE TRIP
  • Airport transfers on first and last day,
  • Transport in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Accommodation and meal plan
  • Drinking water while in the vehicle
  • Five Boat rides
  • Guided nature walks
  • An English speaking driver guide
  • Fuel for the whole trip
  • All park entrance fees
  • Professional tour guide
  • White water rafting/Bungee Jumping (Full Day)
  • 2 Chimp Permits

NOT INCLUDED
  • Phone calls,
  • Bar bills,
  • Laundry bills
  • Tips
  • Fees for extra activities

 

What to Expect

The 6 Days best of Rwanda safari holiday taking you to explore the best of Rwanda, including gorilla trekking, ibyiwacu cultural tour, golden monkey tracking, Dian Fossey hike Kigali city tour.

  • Gorilla trekking,
  • Goldem moneky tracking,
  • Dian Fossey hike
  • Visit to the ibylwacu cultural centre
  • Boat rides
  • Kigali city tour
Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Volcanoes national park

Pick up from either your hotel in Kigali or from the airport by our company representative who will take you on a tour of Kigali city to visit the gisozi genocide site, local markets and later hit the road driving north-wards to Volcanoes national park in Musanze province former Ruhengeri. Arrive late and check in to your lodge for dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge / Volcanoes Lodge ( Luxury), Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge / La Palme (Mid-range), Muhabura Hotel (Basic).

Day 2: Gorilla Tracking – Ibywacu Cultural Village

Up early for breakfast at your hotel, set off with the necessary tracking gear and packed lunch, you will move to the park headquarters for briefing, before proceeding with the ranger guides for the memorable adventure. The time taken hiking for gorillas highly depends on the moment of the gorillas since they are wildlife animals in the jungle. But your ranger guide has a rough idea where they maybe as he communicates with his colleagues who go earlier into the forest to track the gorilla movements. Its much advisable for you to be prepared with necessary gear and parked lunch as you begin the strenuous, but exciting adventure. A maximum of one hour is allowed with the Gorillas.

After the encounter, head to your hotel for lunch, and in the afternoon have a cultural experience at the Ibyiwacu cultural village to lear about the Banyarwanda culture. Dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Golden Monkey Tracking – Visit twin lake of Ruhondo & Burera 

In the morning, you will need to go and track the primates like the golden monkeys, the baboons, and many others. In the afternoon head out on a tour of the twin lakes of Ruhondo and Burera. Return for Dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Dian Fossey Tomb Hike and transfer to Lake Kivu

In the morning, you will need to go and the Dian Fossey tomb and the remains of the Karisoke research center. Have lunch and get ready to transfer to Gisenyi – Lake Kivu. En route visit the Murambi Genocide Memorial Site and the King’s palace reaching Lake Kivu in the evening to relax along the lake shores . Dinner and overnight at Lake Kivu Serena hotel (Luxury)/ Palm gardens resort (Deluxe)/ Paradise marahide (Budget)

Day 5: Boat Ride – Tour Nyamurundi Island 

Have breakfast at the lodge and late embark on a boat ride along Lake Kivu. Lake Kivu is the largest fresh water lake offering tourists a relaxing environment while in Rwanda.The boat ride will take you to visit the the Nyamirundi island, an island for the world’s best arabica coffee beans where you will learn about coffee making. Dinner and overnight at Lake Kivu Serena hotel (Luxury)/ Palm gardens resort (Deluxe)/ Paradise marahide (Budget)

Day 6: Transfer to Kigali for city Tour – Departure

Have breakfast at the lodge and later drive back to Kigali for a grand city tour. Expect to tour historical places like the genocide memorial site, the national museum. Later have lunch and drop off at either your hotel or the airport.

End of Safari

6 Days best of Rwanda safari holiday taking you to explore the best of Rwanda, including gorilla trekking, ibyiwacu cultural tour, golden monkey tracking, Dian Fossey hike Kigali city tour

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