General

Day 1, Arrival in Rwanda

On arrival in Rwanda, you will be welcomed by a representative from our company who will drive you to Kigali for a short Safari briefing. After this you will head to Akagera National Park which is composed of wetland, woodland and savannah with the lowest point of Rwanda. Upon arrival, have lunch and after Indulge in an evening game drive  to search for animals like Giraffe, Buffalo, Elephant and  a lot of bird species like the shoe bill stork which can be seen easily on the shorelines on River Akagera. Dinner and overnight stay at Akagera Game Lodge

Day 2, Game drive and Boat ride
After breakfast, you will set out for the morning game drive to search for early risers and also animals you have missed out in the previous game drive. Return to the Lodge for lunch and in the afternoon go for the boat ride on River Akagera and to the nearby lakes which will expose you to water loving birds and animal species that come along the shorelines to take water. Dinner and overnight stay at Akagera Game Lodge

Day 3, Transfer to Kigali and then to Volcanoes National Park
After breakfast, indulge in a last game drive and then proceed to Mt Mutumba (1825M) for Picnic lunch. The mountain has magnificent scenic view of the park. After this, you will transfer to Kigali for a short city tour around the Genocide Memorial sites and local markets. Then later transfer to Volcanoes National Park. Reach Parc Des Volcans in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight stay Virunga Volcanoes Lodge / Sabinyo Silver Back Lodge/Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/Kinigi guest house/Hotel Muhabura

Day 4, Gorilla Trekking
After breakfast, you will set out of your lodge with your packed lunch to the ORTPN Offices for briefing and gorilla tracking escorts and Rangers. You will then start your trek of the Gorillas. Once you come across the bamboo forest logs and also your first perception of the sound the breaking of bamboo indicating that the gorillas are nearer. Prepare yourself for the enjoyful encounter with the Gorillas and wonderful experience. Stay with the gorillas for 1 hour and then and trek back to your lodge or lunch and in the afternoon, visit the twin lakes of Ruhondo and Bulera. Dinner and overnight stay Virunga Volcanoes Lodge / Sabinyo Silver Back Lodge/Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/Kinigi guest house/Hotel Muhabura

Day 5, Transfer back to Kigali
After breakfast, you will go for a short tour around Ruhengeri and then later transfer back to Kigali reaching in time for Lunch. Drop off will be at your Hotel in Kigali or at the Airport for your flight back home

End of Safari

Activities

Boat Riding, Gorilla Trekking, Game Drive

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