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Rwanda Adventure 11 Days

Tour Duration: 11 Days / 10 Nights Destinations: This 11 days tour is especially designed for the adventure lovers to places including Kigali, Nyungwe Forest National Park, Parc National des Volcans, Gisenyi and Butare

Tour Duration: 11 Days / 10 Nights

Destinations: This 11 days tour is especially designed for the adventure lovers to places including Kigali, Nyungwe Forest National Park, Parc National des Volcans, Gisenyi and Butare

Day 1: Arrive in Kigali

On arrival at the International Airport, meet the representative and driver / safari guide from Africa Nature Trekkers and transfer you to the hotel for check in for overnight at Hotel Chez Lando / Kigali Serena Hotel

Day 2: Kigali City Tour – Ruhengeri

After breakfast at your Hotel in Kigali, you will be transferred for a full day Kigali City tour. Located at Rwanda’s geographical heart, Kigali city tour will enable you visit places like the Genocide Memorial sites of Gisozi and Murambi, The reconciliation village in Bugesera, local markets and so on. Have lunch and after transfer to Ruhengeri town. Overnight at Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge

Day 3: Gorilla Trek – Parc Nationale Des Volcanoes

Early morning you will have breakfast at the Lodge and then later be transferred to Parc National des Volcans park headquarters. You will meet your ranger guides here who will briefly guide you on how to behave while in the forest searching for the Gorillas. After the briefing you will enter into the jungle and search for these endangered rare mountain Gorilla species. This adventurous but tiring activity will take between 4 to 6 hours and therefore you are advised to go with your packed lunch. This is a once a life adventure and an opportunity one should never miss in life once in Rwanda. Other than the primates, you will also have a chance to see the golden monkeys. Return back to your lodge for relaxation, overnight stay at Gorilla Nest Lodge

Day 4: Golden Monkey Tracking – Gisenyi

Today morning after your breakfast you will set off from the Parc National des Volcans headquarters for your trek to see the golden monkeys. The Golden Monkeys are the most endangered primates within the forest and live in the bamboo vegetation towards the base of the volcanoes. This time you will spend less time with these primates. Return to your lodge for lunch after which you will transfer to Gisenyi town on the Northern shores of Lake Kivu. In the evening a special dinner will be served and overnight at Lake Kivu Serena Hotel

Day 5: Boat Cruise on Lake Kivu

Have breakfast then proceed on a short boat ride on Lake Kivu and visit the different fishing villages. Return for a pleasant lunch. After lunch, you will be transferred to the nearby town of Kibuye. En route, visit the tea plantations and later proceed with your journey to the town. Overnight stay in Kibuye

Day 6: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Nyungwe Forest National Park. Upon arrival, have lunch and after go for a forest walk with in the forest to search for primate species like the Angolan Colobus monkeys, as well as the handsome L’hoest monkeys. Overnight at Nyungwe Forest Lodge

Day 7: Nyungwe Forest Chimp Tracking – Butare Town

Breakfast will be served early morning and after you will proceed to the park headquarters for briefing at 6:00am. Unlike other countries like Uganda where chimpanzee tracking activity starts at 8:00am, here in Nyungwe forest National Park the activity starts at 6:00am. You will enter into the forest when its dark but you will be able to see primate species such as Colobus monkeys, forest birds and later, you will be able to see the chimpanzees when its laready day time. Return to your lodge after the tracking for Lunch and in the afternoon, you will transfer to Butare town to get entertainment from the Intore dancers. Overnight in Butare

Day 8: Butare Town – Kigali

After breakfast, you will visit the Rwanda National Museum, The King’s palace in Nyanza, the Basilica of Kabgayi and the local markets. Later, drive back to Kigali for overnight stay at Okapi Hotel / Kigali Serena Hotel

Day 9: Transfer to Akagera National Park

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Akagera National Park. Upon arrival, you will go for the afternoon boat ride on Lake Ihema where you will encounter large herds of hippos, crocodiles and a lot of bird species along the lake shores. Overnight stay at Akagera Game Lodge

Day 10: Game Drive & Back to Kigali

You will have an early morning breakfast and set out for the game drive in the park. This is a great way to spend an extra day in Rwanda especially if you’re a wildlife enthusiast. Game drive in Akagera is a truly rare and delightful experience not to be missed! You are guaranteed sights of wildlife including African Buffaloes, Giraffes, Lions, Elephants and Hyenas. At the end of the tour, sit back and relax on the drive back to Kigali for overnight stay at Kigali Serena Hotel/Golf Hills Residence

Day 11: Kigali – Departure

You will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight back home.

End of Safari!

What To Bring
• Comfortable safari boots / shoes
• Right travel clothes
• Sun block
• Sunglasses
• Hat
• Photo /Video Camera
This safari itinerary is a proposal trip that can be gladly customized to suit any personal changes, times, dates and other specifications.

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