7 Days Best of Rwanda Safari

This 7 days Rwanda Safari will start and end in Kigali city, taking you to Akagera national park for game viewing and will have to see animals such as hippos, crocodiles among others. Visit Volcanoes National Park for mountain gorilla trekking, this is one of the great experience almost ever tourist visiting Rwanda would not want to miss. You will also have to make a visit to Nyungwe Forest National Park for chimpanzee tracking.

7 days best of Rwanda Safari Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrival at the Airport in Kigali

On arrival at Kanombe airport in Kigali, you will be received by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel. Overnight at Chez Lando Hotel.

  • Day 2 of the 7 days best of Rwanda Safari: Transfer to Akagera National Park and afternoon boat cruise.

In the morning, transfer to Akagera national park, reaching early for lunch. In the afternoon, go for a boat cruise on Lake Ihema where you will be rewarded with a view of lots of bird species, game as hippos, crocodiles among others. Return to Akagera Game Lodge for dinner and overnight.

  • Day 3: Game drive and transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Early in the morning, you will go for game drives to the northern part of the park where you will see game as Zebras, bushbucks, elephant, buffalo among others. Proceed to Kigali and then to Volcanoes National Park-Rwanda. Dinner and overnight stay at Mountain gorilla view lodge/Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge/Muhabura hotel.

  • Day 4 of the 7 days best of Rwanda Safari: Mountain Gorilla Tracking and cultural walk.

In the morning, you will go to the park headquarters for briefing about the dos and don’ts while with the gorillas. You will then ascend in the forest to track the amazing giants, an activity that will take 2-8 hours depending on the group allocated and the movement of the gorillas in their natural environment. You will stay with the gorillas for a maximum of 1 hour and then descend back to your lodge. In the evening, you will go for a cultural tour to the Banyarwanda community to the Iby’wachu and learn more about the Banyarwanda culture. Dinner and overnight stay.

  • Day 5: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park.

In the morning after a relaxed breakfast, you will embark on a scenic drive to Nyungwe with en-route stopovers for photography and lunch, reaching Nyungwe in the evening. You will visit the Batwa community in the evening and learn more about their way of life. Dinner and overnight at

Gisakura Guest House/Nyungwe Forest Lodge.

  • Day 6 of the 7 days best of Rwanda Safari: Chimpanzee tracking and afternoon canopy walk/colobus monkey tracking/Nature walk.

In the morning, you will go for chimpanzee tracking where you will encounter other primates as well as a variety of bird species. In the afternoon, go for Either Colobus monkey tracking OR Waterfall trail OR Colobus monkey tracking. Then in the evening, you may go for a cultural walk. Dinner and overnight stay.

  • Day 7. Transfer back to Kigali.

In the morning after breakfast, set off for Kigali with en-route visiting the King’s Palace at Nyanza, Butare Museums and Murambi Genocide Memorial Site. You will reach Kigali late in the afternoon.

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7 days best of Rwanda Safari

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