Gorilla Trekking & Game Viewing Safari highlights
On this Rwanda Safari, the traveler explores something of everything on tour of Rwanda. Our visit to Akagera National Park, the travelers explore a flat terrain open wilderness. Mammals live in herds, are easy to spot and the travelers get an opportunity to interact with a wide range of wildlife species. We will traverse Lake Ihema and explore aquatic wildlife species. On the travel to Volcanoes National Park, the travelers explore the countryside and get a clear picture of lifestyle of indigenous Rwandans. The mountain gorilla trekking expedition explores the enclosed wilderness. Wildlife sighting is not easy because thick rainforest vegetation. The wildlife species are timid and run away when trekkers get close to them. The travelers on this safari to Rwanda will visit the gorilla guardians’ village and get personal with the indigenous Rwandans who have lived with wildlife their lifetime.
- Game viewing safari
- Boat cruise
- Mountain gorilla trekking
- Visit to gorilla guardians’ village
- Brief Kigali City tour
Day 1: Pick up from the Airport
Your safari guide on tour into Rwanda will meet you up on arrival at Kigali International Airport and transfer you to the hotel. Relax and shake of travel fatigue. Share your expectations of your tour into Rwanda with the driver as you discuss ways of achieving them to make your safari into Rwanda a success. You may take a tour of Kigali Capital City major tourism sites, purchase some kits for Rwanda safari and learn about the Rwanda history.
Day 2: Travel to Musanze, visit gorilla guardians’ village
Relax in the chilling morning temperatures of Kigali City and enjoy your Rwanda tour. Take breakfast at leisure in preparations for the travel to the countryside. You set out shortly and travel northwest traversing through beautiful highlands through Gisenyi town to your hotel in time for lunch close to Volcanoes rainforest. The safari guide will escort you on a visit to the neighborhood and tour the gorilla guardians’ village. Here you interact with the indigenous Rwandans who have lived all their lifetime close to wildlife and explore their lifestyle through stories, songs, music, dance, drama and art.
Day 3: Gorilla trekking
Get up at first light and set out for gorilla trekking assembly point. Rangers welcome you, brief you about gorilla trekking regulations and share their wilderness experiences. You set out into the jungles shortly, explore the rainforest and wander into all corners searching for gorillas. The rangers will discover their hide out and grant you an hour of interaction to get the real gorilla trekking feelings. You will retreat to gorilla trekking start off point and reunite with your guide on tour into Rwanda. You climax the events of the day with a visit to the gorilla guardians’ village to interact with the indigenous Rwandans who live on the edges of gorilla habitat.
Day 4: Travel to Akagera National Park
This is a day of long travel on Rwanda safari. Set out in the morning after breakfast and make 3-hour return travel to Kigali City. You will carry on with the journey and travel further east to Akagera National Park. Akagera is a unique Rwanda travel destination at a lower altitude with a scenic landscape and land features that definitely awaken adventure senses on safari to Rwanda. Check into your hotel refresh, rejuvenate and enjoy Rwanda tour experiences.
Day 5: Game viewing, boat cruise
Get up early morning, take breakfast and set out in the wilderness on a Rwanda safari adventure into that will live you forever. You will explore the grasslands and wander into the woodlands on the lookout for exciting wildlife sightings. Elephants, buffalos, rhinos, lions, leopards, giraffe, hippos, elands, zebras, topi, gazelles, waterbucks, hyenas, and many other antelopes are residents in the park. Unique bird species are residents in Akagera National park habitat. The exciting Rwanda safari day climaxes with a boat cruise on Lake Ihema. You get closer to hippos, crocodiles and large land mammals trekking to the shores of the lake to cool off the heat of the time. A sunset game viewing safari is highly recommended.
Day 6: Departure
The safari into Rwanda is getting closer to the end. You will rise up early and do a game viewing safari en route to Kigali City. You will arrive in Kigali in time for lunch and make final tour of the city before your guide on tour of Rwanda escorts you to the airport in time for your flight. Be sure to leave us a review on this Gorilla Trekking & Game Viewing Safari.