5 Days Discover Rwanda and Gorilla Trekking Adventure

Jungle Experiences, Primates Tracking, Wilderness Tours Rwanda

Tour Activity Details

On this 5 day excursion, you will get the chance to explore the vibrant city of Kigali, traverse the magnificent Akagera National Park, go on an awe inspiring gorilla trekking journey in the Volcanoes National Park and enjoy the breathtaking Buhanga Forest Experience. This tour will give you the opportunity to experience Rwanda’s breathtaking scenery and wildlife in all its glory.

 

 

  • All accommodations
  • All activities, unless indicated as optional
  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • One Chimpanzee Trekking Permit Per Person
  • One Gorilla Trekking Permit Per Person
  • Park fees
  • Professional guide
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • International flights
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Kigali City Tours
  • Activities in Akagera National Park
  • Gorilla trekking
  • Excursion into Buhanga forest
  • Kinigi Cultural Village in Musanze

You will be welcomed by your tour guide and check-in at hotel. Afterwards, we start the Kigali city tour and experience Rwanda and the city during the pre-colonial period, colonial and post-colonial periods i.e. through independence, genocide period and current trends. This is done by visiting different sites in Kigali and its suburbs.

Transfer to Akagera National Park: go for a boat ride in the afternoon on Lake Ihema to see crocodiles, schools of hippos and lots of water birds. Alternatively, we can depart Kigali early morning and do the game drive in the morning and boating experience on the next day. Overnight at Akagera Game Lodge.

Game drive (Opportunity to see over 12 species of antelopes, over 525 species of birds including the rare one called the shoe bill stock, papyrus gynolek and the big 5 i.e. Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Buffalo and Elephant to mention but a few. Explore the pastoralist heritage experience in the afternoon then head to Kigali. Overnight: – Kigali, alternatively drive to Musanze and pass a night there for early morning to the Gorilla Treks.

Depart from Kigali at 5:30 am for Gorilla trekking. A visit to one of the last remaining mountain gorilla families in the world is a once in a lifetime experience. After noon excursion into Buhanga forest (Where all Rwandan Kings were initiated) or drive to the beautiful twin lakes of Ruhondo and Burera. Village walk is a must do on a clear afternoon after your gorilla trekking experience. On this interesting activity you get to know your neighbors in the surrounding village. Our local guide will come and meet you at your hotel where by your driver guide will introduce us to you. We will then drive off for a short while or walk right from there depending on the distance of the hotel from the village trail we are to use. Overnight at a recommended Hotel.

Visit Kinigi cultural village in Musanze to enjoy the unique dancing lyrics of the Rwandans known as “Batwa”, then go for the thrilling banana and sorghum beer production experiences. Drive back to Kigali for a short bye farewell  and drive to the airport.

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    Type Jungle Experiences
    From 12/31/2023
    To 12/31/2028
    Group Adult groups
    Languages English, French, German, Italian