10 days Magnificent gorilla & Chimpanzee Experience Rwanda

Embrace this 10 day Experience Rwanda, tailor made to feed your adventurous spirit. This safari experience of Rwanda will lead you to the Akagera National park for an adventurous game drive and a boat ride on Lake Ihema. You will have a Village visit, view twin Lakes. At Nyungwe forest, you will have a Chimpanzee trekking adventure under the thick enchanting canopies. Volcanoes will lead you to the gentle giants and you will get to spend time with them for close to one hour. Get some time of relaxation at Lake Kivu and you can enjoy the fresh fried fish and wind your trip with a Kigali city tour.

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HIGHLIGHTS FOR Magnificent gorilla & Chimp EXPERIENCE RWANDA SAFARI

  • Game Viewing in Akagera National Park
  • Launch cruise on Lake Kivu
  • Professional english speaking Guide and Driver
  • Panoramic scenic viewing of Beautiful Country for Photos
  • Visit Nyanza king 's palace and also the museums
  • Chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe National Park
  • Gorilla tracking in Volcanoes National Park
  • Cultural and Community interaction of Rwandese people
  • Airport Transfers

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1 : Airport ‐ Kigali

Upon your arrival at the airport, the driver will meet up with you and welcome you to Rwanda and transfer you to your booked accommodation for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options

  • Up Market : Kigali Serena Hotel
  • Mid ‐ Range : Classic Hotel
  • Budget : Flame Tree Village Kigali
  • Meal plan : Dinner

Day 2 : Transfer to Akagera National Park

After your breakfast, your guide/tour guide will come pick you up and will transfer you Akagera national park. Upon your arrival, you will check into your booked safari lodge and have lunch. Later in the afternoon, you will head out for an evening game drive where you may get to see elephants, antelopes and different other animals.

Accommodation Options

  • Up Market : Akagera Game Lodge
  • Mid ‐ Range : Ruzizi Tented Camp
  • Budget : Golf Hills Residence
  • Meal plan : Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner

Day 3 : Experience Rwanda Game drive and boat ride

Set out for an early morning game drive after your breakfast to catch up with early morning risers looking for breakfast. After your game viewing, return to the lodge to get a few minutes of relaxation before lunch and later after your lunch, you will set out for a boat cruise on Lake Ihema to get a chance to see aquatic wildlife like hippos and crocodiles. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options

  • Up Market : Akagera Game Lodge
  • Mid ‐ Range : Ruzizi Tented Camp
  • Budget : Golf Hills Residence
  • Meal plan : Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner

Day 4 : Visit Nyanza king 's palace and the museum &s

After breakfast, you will transfer to Butare. Get to visit the Cathedral of Kabagayi and other historical sites en-route, have lunch and after visiting the ancient King’s palace at Nyanza and National Museum, prepare to go and spend the evening deep in Nyungwe forest. Dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options

  • Up Market : Nyungwe forest lodge
  • Mid ‐ Range : Nyungwe top view hotel
  • Budget : Gisakura guest house
  • Meal plan : Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner

Day 5 : Nyungwe National Park

Wake up early and have your breakfast and after prepare for a briefing from the rangers. Enter Nyungwe National Park for Chimpanzee trekking, Return for lunch and after visit tea plantation. Evening relax at your lodge as you wait for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options

  • Up Market : Nyungwe forest lodge
  • Mid ‐ Range : Nyungwe top view hotel
  • Budget : Gisakura guest house
  • Meal plan : Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner

Day 6 : Kibuye and Lake Kivu

After your breakfast, transfer to Kibuye, a stretch of beautiful scenery that will have your camera singing all the way. You will also visit Bisesero genocide memorial and after that you will have Lunch and head out to Nyange school genocide memorial later you will have a boat ride to Amahoro Island, the Island of Peace. Dinner and overnight at Lake Kivu.

Accommodation Options

  • Up Market : Lake Kivu Serena Hotel
  • Mid ‐ Range : Paradis Malahide
  • Budget : La Petite Colline Guest House
  • Meal plan : Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner

Day 7 : Gisenyi and Lake Kivu then transfer

Depart from Lake Kivu to Gisenyi after breakfast and visit the fishing village, hot springs near the DRC‐ Rwanda border (Gisenyi town). Later you will get to relax at the lakeside in the evening. Dinner and Overnight at recommended hotel on the shores of the Lake Kivu with dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options

  • Up Market : Mountain Gorilla view lodge
  • Mid ‐ Range : le ' bambou gorilla lodge
  • Budget : Kinigi guest house
  • Meal plan : Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner

Day 8 : Gorilla tracking Volcanoes National Park

After your breakfast, drive to Kinigi headquarters for a briefing before starting the Gorilla tracking adventure. Be sure to have your packed lunch and comfortable walking shoes and insect repellent to keep the safari ants off. You will have a visit with the traditional dancers and learn about Rwandan drumming, singing and dancing. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options

  • Up Market : Mountain Gorilla view lodge
  • Mid ‐ Range : le ' bambou gorilla lodge
  • Budget : Kinigi guest house
  • Meal plan : Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner

Day 9 : Community Experience

Wake up to a delicious African breakfast and later head out for a community experiential tour to learn about Rwanda’s tradition of cooking in a local family at the Iby ‘Iwacu cultural village, learn how to weave baskets with the help of the local women and you will acquire lessons in sorghum and banana beer production. Transfer to Kigali for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options

  • Up Market : Kigali Serena Hotel
  • Mid ‐ Range : Classic Hotel
  • Budget : Flame Tree Village Kigali
  • Meal plan : Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner

Day 10 : Kigali ‐ Departure

It will be a relatively slow morning depending on your flight schedule. After your breakfast, you will get a tour of Kigali before heading out to the airport for your flight back home. This will mark the end of your 10 day Rwandan experience.

Package for Magnificent gorilla & Chimpanzee Experience Rwanda includes :

  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
  • Park entry fee
  • Gorilla tracking permit
  • Chimpanzee trekking permit
  • Visit Dian Fossey and Karisoke research center
  • Visit Lake Kivu and boat ride
  • Package for Magnificent gorilla & Chimp Experience Rwanda excludes :

    • Airfares
    • Uganda Visas
    • Luxury drinks
    • Laundry
    • Tips to local guide
    • Telephone fees
    • Porter fees when tracking
    • Personal insurance and shopping
    • Any other item not mentioned above