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5-days visit Rwanda with mountain gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park. You will visit a variety of beautiful places tailor-made to your choice and desire. You will visit Akagera National Park, and local communities, do a gorilla trekking safari and Ibyiwacu cultural village, visit an orphanage home and Kigali city tour as your visit shall come to an end.

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5 Days Visit Rwanda
Mountain Gorilla Trekking Rwanda

Highlights for 5-days Visit Rwanda with Gorilla trekking Volcano

  • Game viewing in Akagera National Park.
  • Visiting Ruhengeri & Local culture experience.
  • Mountain Gorilla tracking in Volcanoes National Park.
  • full immersion with Iby’iwacu cultural.
  • Service of English-speaking driver / Guide.
  • Travel in a customised 4WD safari Vehicle.
  • Airport transfers.

Detailed Itinerary for 5-days visit Rwanda with gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Day 1: Arrival at Kigali with transfer

Upon your arrival at the airport meet our guide or driver. Thereafter transfer to Kigali serena hotel or classic hotel for dinner and overnight. Depending on your arrival time, you could take a Kigali city tour to various historical sites and cultural craft shops, local markets in Kigali city and the genocide memorial.

Kigali capital city
Kigali Capital city sightseeing

Accommodation Option

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

Day 2: Akagera National Park with Evening Game Drive

Today after your breakfast, you will check out of your hotel or lodge and set off on a scenic drive to Akagera National Park. Lunch at Akagera game Lodge and after lunch you will go for afternoon game drives where you will encounter wildlife like zebras, lions, leopard, buffalo and elephant with dinner and overnight.

Zebra in Akagera National Park

Accommodation Options

  • Up Market: Akagera Game Lodge
  • Mid-range / Budget: Golf Hills Residence
  • Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Ruhengeri & Local culture

After breakfast, we depart to Ruhengeri-visit community-based activities and learn to produce banana and sorghum beer, acquire ethnobotany skills, make your own beautiful handicrafts out of banana leaves experience traditional dancing, drumming and singing, and learn how to make a traditional dish together with a local family. Explore local families and have homestay night.

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 4: Mountain Gorilla trekking Volcanoes National Park

As planned and booked earlier, you will be trekking the amazing mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National Park. So, you will have breakfast before your leave for this exciting activity. With the trekking done, head back to the accommodation to relax and have your dinner accompanied by an overnight.

Mountain Gorilla
Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

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 5: Iby’iwacu cultural Village and Orphanage Visit & Departure

As today is the last day, you will both check out and have your breakfast at the hotel and visit the cultural village of Iby’Iwacu. Here you will also visit the orphanage and street kid projects and learn more about their challenges, the history along with the cultures of the country. You will have lunch en-route and later transfer directly to Kigali airport for your return flight back home.

Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch.

What to bring 5-days visit Rwanda & mountain gorilla tracking in Rwanda

  • Comfortable shoes to walk in the Jungle.
  • Warm clothes for the night as this part of the country gets pretty cold.
  • A torch is necessary.
  • A good zooming lens Camera.
  • Insect repellant.

5-days visit Rwanda with gorilla tracking in Volcanoes National Park includes.

  • Airport transfers for pick up and drops off.
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary.
  • Game drive in Akagera National Park.
  • Boat ride on Lake Ihema in Akagera Park.
  • Park entry fees.
  • Visit orphanage.
  • Gorilla tracking Permits.
  • Visit the Iby’iwacu Cultural village.

However, 5-days visit Rwanda with gorilla tracking in Volcanoes Excludes.

The expenses of personal nature like

  • Airfare.
  • Ugandan Visa.
  • Luxury drinks.
  • Laundry.
  • Gratitude to the local porter.
  • Personal insurance.
  • Personal shopping bills and cigarettes.
  • Any other item not mentioned above.
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