HIGHLIGHTS: These 9 days of Rwanda will transfer youfrom Kigali International Airport, do a city tour, transfer to Akagera National Parkfor wildlife, do canopy walk and chimpanzees in Nyungwe Forest National Park, visit Kibuye town, beach tour on Lake Kivu,transfer to Volcanoes National Park and do a thrilling Gorilla trekking expedition.
You will be picked by our guide/driver and have a brief city tour. You will then transfer to Akagera National Park. You will have lunch en-route. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the lodge of your booking. Akagera Game Lodge or Ruzizi Tented Lodge
After your early morning breakfast, take a game drive in the Akagera National Park. One of the most interesting wildlife parks in Africa. It is known for its herds of wild animals, over 430 bird species including the shoe bill stork, and African Jacana. Return to the hotel/lodge for lunch. Later in the afternoon, you will drive to Kigali city. You will have dinner and overnight stay at the hotel of your booking. Kigali Serena Hotel, Hotel Des Mille Collines, or Hotel Isimbi
After having your breakfast, drive to Nyanza for a visit to the Rwanda King’s Palace (Mwami). A traditional story teller is available to narrate for you the story concerning the pre-colonial kingdom. Then drive to a place called Butare for a tour of the Rwanda National Museum. Later proceed to Gikongoro to visit the Genocide Memorials of Murambi. Finally drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park to have your dinner in the evening. Overnight stay will be at the hotel/lodge of your booking. . Nyungwe Top Forest Lodge (luxury), Nyungwe Top View Lodge (mid-range) or Gisakura Guest House (budget)
After an early breakfast, you will drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park. You will follow a trail in search of the primates such as the colobus monkeys and other species in the park. Have a picnic lunch and proceed to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight. Nyungwe Top Forest Lodge (luxury), Nyungwe Top View Lodge (mid-range) or Gisakura Guest House (budget)
Early in the morning after breakfast, you will enter Nyungwe forest in search for chimpanzees following the forest trails. After the activity, you will return to your hotel for lunch. In the afternoon you will have a boat ride to Ginsenyi on Lake Kivu arriving late in the evening. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel/lodge of your booking. Stipp Hotel, Palm Beach Hotel or Paradis Malahide
After your breakfast, you will spend the morning in Kibuye.this is where you will get a terrifying image of how innocent people were killed during the genocide. Back to the reborn Kibuye, other than swimming points around town, Kibuye Guest house offers water skiing. They also offer boat trips around the surrounding islands. In the afternoon after having lunch, you will drive to Gisenyi. Dinner and overnight rest will be at the hotel of your booking. Stipp Hotel, Palm Beach Hotel or Paradis Malahide
After your breakfast you will spend the morning in Gisenyi relaxing at the beaches or you may have a boat trip to the islands of Lake Kivu or Goma. In the Afternoon after having lunch, you will drive to Ruhengeri. Dinner and overnight rest will be at the hotel of your booking. Red Rocks Rwanda, Mountain Gorilla View Lodge or Virunga Hotel
After an early morning breakfast, set off to Volcanoes National Park headquarters for the briefing from the authorities of the park about the gorilla trekking rules. You will later go for the trekking into the rain tropical forest searching for the habituated giants. You will move for some time before you find the gorillas because they keep wandering in the forest. Once you have traced a gorilla group, you be allowed to remain close to the endangered primates for about one hour, for observation and photography. Make sure you carry with you packed lunch and water which you will eat at your desired time. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay. . Mountain Gorilla View Lodge, Hotel Muhabura or La Palme Hotel
åAfter your morning breakfast, you will transfer to Kigali International Airport for your flight. You will have stop overs at craft shops to buy souvenirs to take back home for memories.