8 days Rwanda safari adventure

In this 8 days Rwanda Safari Adventure, with Simba Africa Expeditions team will take you through the beauty in Rwanda, starting with the Kigali city tour then to Nyungwe forest where you will encounter a number of primates, do the canopy walk, and visit Kibuye to Amahoro Island. You will proceed to the amazing Volcanoes National Park to trek both the Gorillas and the monkeys and then visit Dian Fossey. Late on head out to Lake Kivu where you will enjoy the fresh fried fish and then end the trip with the drop to the airport for your flight back home after your Rwanda Safari adventure.

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Rwanda Safari

HIGHLIGHTS FOR RWANDA ADVENTURE

  • Chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe forest National Park
  • Great Canopy and Nature walks in Nyungwe forest
  • Tracking Golden Monkey & Dian Fossey
  • Mountain Gorilla Tracking Adventure in Volcanoes National Park
  • Boat Cruise on Lake Kivu
  • Delicious meals
  • Service of english speaking driver or guide
  • 7 nights accommodations

DETAILS ITINERARY

Day 1 : Kanombe Airport – Kigali

You will be picked by one of our representatives upon your arrival and he will be both your safari guide as well as your driver. He will then transfer you to your booked accommodation as we would have booked the room ahead of your safari with dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options

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

Day 2 : Kigali City Tour with Transfer to Nyungwe Forest

You will have your breakfast and then check out of the hotel/Lodge as you will be taking on the Kigali city tour and visit the Belgian Memorial, Kigali historical Museum, Genocide Museum among others. You will have lunch en-route and after proceed to Nyungwe forest with the visit to the Nyanza palace, Murambi Memorial and Butare Museum en-route. Later transfer to your accommodation/ hotel and check in for your overnight plus the dinner.

Accommodation Options

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

Day 3 : Nyungwe Chimpanzee trekking Rwanda

Today you will be waking up early as you will be tracking Chimps half the day. So get ready, have breakfast and then transfer to the park offices for a briefing about dos and don’ts while with the chimps. Apart from the chimps, you will most definitely encounter other primates include the black and white Colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys and much more. You will return to lodge / hotel, relax the evening away as you wait for your 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 4 : Canopy and Nature walks

Immediately after breakfast, you will be going for your canopy walk within the forest where you should expect to enjoy the beautiful sights and sounds of within the forest among others. You will come back from that activity in time for launch and after you are done with lunch, you will have a self-guided walk around the nearby environment and the Kamiranzovu waterfalls. Return back to the lodge, relax as you wait for your dinner plus 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 : Visit Lake Kivu

Today it’s going to be all about Lake Kivu, so after breakfast, we shall embark on a journey to the beautiful Lake Kivu in Kibuye town. On the way, you will notice the breath-taking scenery of the Virunga Mountains and the green vegetation sceneries en-route. You will be having lunch en-route and proceed for a stunning boat cruise along Lake Kivu and experience birds and animals along the shores. Later head to the booked accommodation as per your liking, check in and have dinner with your overnight as well.

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 6 : Golden Monkey Tracking & Dian Fossey

After breakfast, we depart to Volcanoes National park to catch up with the golden monkey trekking experience. These are the most endangered primate species at the site. Return for lunch, after head to Karisoke Research Centre, to visit Dian Fossey grave once great primatologist. Dinner and overnight at

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 7 : Mountain Gorilla Tracking Adventure

Your day will begin with breakfast very early in the morning, then head to the park offices for a briefing from park officials. You will then be lead into the forest in search of the shy mountain gorillas. The trekking may be full day/half day depending on the movement of the gentle giants. Allowed one hour is given for photography, observations, and enjoying them feeding or playing around. Return to the 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

Day8 : Volcanoes – Kanombe Airport

Enjoy your breakfast and drive back to Kigali with some stop over to other historical sites that were not visited on our day one, lunch en-route. Do some shopping of the souvenirs and after transfer to airport to catch up with your return flight back home after Rwanda Safari Adventure.

Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch

Package for Rwanda Safari adventure includes

  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
  • Chimpanzee tracking permit
  • Golden Monkey trekking
  • Visit Dian Fossey and Karisoke research center
  • Gorilla trekking Permits
  • Visit Lake Kivu and boat ride

Package for Rwanda Safari adventure excludes

The expenses of personal nature like

  • 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