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8 Days wildlife & gorilla safari Rwanda/8 days Rwanda wildlife & gorilla trekking safari

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8 Days wildlife & gorilla safari Rwanda/8 days Rwanda wildlife & gorilla trekking safari

By |2019-01-24T05:20:26+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Blog, safari news|Comments Off on 8 Days wildlife & gorilla safari Rwanda/8 days Rwanda wildlife & gorilla trekking safari

Overview of the 8 days wildlife & gorilla safari Rwanda/8 days Rwanda wildlife & gorilla trekking safari

Your 8 days wildlife & gorilla safari Rwanda or 8 days Rwanda wildlife & gorilla trekking safari is a gorilla trekking and wildlife safari in Rwanda. The 8 days safari offers you a memorable time for wildlife sightings at Akagera National Park, chimpanzee trekking and canopy walk at Nyungwe Forest National Park and gorilla trekking at Volcanoes National Park.

Using a 4×4 safari vehicle, your Rwanda safari guide will be at Kigali international airport to pick you up for a transfer to your lodging facility in Kigali. Next morning you take a Kigali city tour then continue to Akagera National Park where you undertake a game drive and boat cruise the next day. From Akagera National Park you continue with the drive to Nyungwe Forest National park with a stop at the National Museum in Butare then after undertake chimpanzee trekking the next day at the park. From Nyungwe forest national park, you are driven to Volcanoes national park for gorilla trekking then after depart at Kigali international airport.

Highlights of the 8 days wildlife & gorilla safari Rwanda/8 days Rwanda wildlife & gorilla trekking safari

Day 1: Upon arrival at Kigali international airport, you meet your driver guide for a transfer to a lodging facility in Kigali where you spend the night.

Day 2: In the morning after breakfast, you go for a Kigali city tour then after continue for a drive to Akagera National Park arriving in the evening.

Day 3: You go for a morning game drive in Akagera for the big five wildlife encounter then after undertake an evening boat cruise on Lake Ihema.

Day 4: From Akagera National Park, you are transferred to Nyungwe Forest National Park with a stop at the National museum at Butare.

Day 5: In the morning, you go for chimpanzee trekking then undertake an evening canopy walk at Nyungwe forest national park.

Day 6: From your lodging facility close to Nyungwe forest national park, you have breakfast then after continue with the drive to Volcanoes National Park which is the base for Rwanda gorilla trekking safaris.

Day 7: This morning you go for the mountain gorilla trekking experience lasting about 2-6hours in Volcanoes National Park.

Day 8: You have relaxed breakfast at your lodging facility then be driven to Kigali international airport for a departure flight.

Day by day itinerary of the 8 days wildlife & gorilla safari Rwanda/8 days Rwanda wildlife & gorilla trekking safari

Day 1 of the 8 days wildlife & gorilla safari Rwanda/8 days Rwanda wildlife & gorilla trekking safari

You arrive for your Rwanda safari at the country’s national airport known as Kigali international airport where you meet your driver guide for a transfer to Kigali town where you spend the night. On arrival, you check in, have a meal and spend the night at the booked lodging facility.

Day 2 of the 8 days wildlife & gorilla safari Rwanda/8 days Rwanda wildlife & gorilla trekking safari

After having morning breakfast, your driver guide will be there to pick you up for a transfer to Kigali town for a short city tour. You will visit the Gisozi genocide memorial center, markets and many places around then after have lunch. From Kigali after the tour, you take a scenic drive to Akagera National park arriving in the evening and spending the night at an accommodation in Akagera National Park.

Day 3 of the 8 days wildlife & gorilla safari Rwanda/8 days Rwanda wildlife & gorilla trekking safari

8 days wildlife & gorilla safari Rwanda

 

Early this morning, you are driven by your driver guide to Akagera park for a wild game drive that brings you up close to the wild animals. Meeting the early risers, you have chance to sight antelopes, giraffes, Elephants, Buffalos, bush bucks among many others. After about 2-4 hours on the drive, you go for lunch then after take an afternoon boat cruise on Lake Ihema, where you are rewarded with sight of wildlife like the hippos, crocodiles alongside numerous bird species. After the boat cruise, you are driven back to your lodging facility where you spend the night.

 

 

Day 4 of the 8 days wildlife & gorilla safari Rwanda/8 days Rwanda wildlife & gorilla trekking safari

You have a hefty breakfast then after be driven to Nyungwe National Park on an amazing journey with stops along the way. You have a stop at Butare museum and Nyanza museum as you learn more on the culture and traditions of the people of Rwanda. From here you continue with the drive to Nyungwe forest national park arriving in the evening for check in, dinner and an overnight stay at a booked accommodation facility close to the park.

Day 5 of the 8 days wildlife & gorilla safari Rwanda/8 days Rwanda wildlife & gorilla trekking safari

8 days wildlife & gorilla safari Rwanda

As you continue with your Rwanda wildlife safari, this morning, you go to Nyungwe forest for chimpanzee trekking. Starting at 8:00am, you spend about 2-4hours trekking the chimpanzees then after return to the park headquarters. In the forest you also come along several bird species (about 300), several flora species and numerous butterflies. After lunch, you go for a canopy walk in Nyungwe forest where you walk for 200meters on 50m above the ground sighting several bird species on the forest canopy. From here your driver guide transfers you back to your lodging facility where you, refresh, have lunch and relax for the rest of the evening.

Day 6 of the 8 days wildlife & gorilla safari Rwanda/8 days Rwanda wildlife & gorilla trekking safari

By sunrise, you wake up to great breakfast then after get ready for a transfer to Volcanoes National park for a Rwanda gorilla trekking safari experience. You have lunch at Gisenyi then continue with the drive to Volcanoes national park which is the only host to mountain gorillas in the country. You arrive in the evening for check in, dinner and an overnight stay at a booked accommodation in Volcanoes national Park.

Day 7 of the 8 days wildlife & gorilla safari Rwanda/8 days Rwanda wildlife & gorilla trekking safari

After breakfast at your accommodation in Volcanoes National Park, you are transferred to the park for gorilla trekking. Your gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda experience starts with briefing at 8:00am by the park rangers on the Rwanda gorilla trekking etiquette. You then get into the jungle alongside 7 other trekkers and an armed park ranger where you spend about 2-6hours in the jungle and a single hour in the presence of the gentle mountain gorillas. You return to the trek start point where you meet your driver guide for a drive back to your lodging facility for relaxation.

Day 8 of the 8 days wildlife & gorilla safari Rwanda/8 days Rwanda wildlife & gorilla trekking safari

After breakfast, you check out and be driven to Kigali town where you undertake a short city tour on a visit to the genocide memorial center. You can also do some shopping before your driver guide takes you to Kigali international airport for a departure flight.

End of the 8 days wildlife & gorilla safari Rwanda/8 days Rwanda wildlife & gorilla trekking safari

There’s no better tour to Rwanda without an encounter of the mountain gorillas, gorilla trekking being one of the trending safari activities in Africa. For more gorilla trekking experiences, a Uganda gorilla trekking safari to Bwindi impenetrable national park or Mgahinga gorilla national park is a great option. In western Africa, Virunga national park in Congo is where you can have this amazing trek. If its about wildlife sightings, a Tanzania wildlife safari to Serengeti national park or Kenya wildlife tour to Masai Mara game reserve is what will give you the best of Africa’s wild life.

 

 

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