5 DAYS LUXURY WILDLIFE AND GORILLA TOUR RWANDA

The 5 days luxury wildlife and gorilla tour Rwanda is by far one of the best Rwanda luxury safaris. It lets you engage in game viewing tour which comes with incredible opportunity for you to spot out the lions, leopards, African bush elephants, impalas, topis, buffaloes, rhinos, giraffes, zebras, roan antelopes, Oribis, gazelles, birds and many more. You will go trek mountain gorillas in the Volcanoes National Park, Northwestern Rwanda. This wildlife and gorilla tour will begin and end in Kigali capital city of Rwanda.

Things to do on 5 days luxury wildlife and gorilla tour Rwanda

  • Game drive in Akagera National Park
  • Boat cruise along Lake Ihema
  • Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Brief itinerary of your 5 days luxury wildlife and gorilla tour Rwanda

Day 1: Transfer to Akagera National Park

Day 2: Game drive and launch cruise in Akagera National Park

Day 3: Leave Akagera National Park for Volcanoes National Park

Day 4: Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Day 5: Drive back to Kigali

Detailed itinerary of your 5 days luxury wildlife and gorilla tour Rwanda

Day 1: Transfer to Akagera National Park

Meet your safari leader on arrival at Kigali International Airport. Get a warm welcome and later, drive to Akagera National Park in the Southern Province of Rwanda. This is the only savanna safari park in Rwanda. Check in at the luxury lodge you booked on early arrival to relax, dine and for a night stay.

Luxury lodges in Akagera National Park

  • Ruzizi Tented Camp
  • Magashi Luxury Tented Camp

Day 2: Game drive and launch cruise

Have your early morning breakfast and later, you will go for a game drive via the savanna grassland of Akagera National Park. In your 4×4 luxury safari car, expect to spot lions, elephants, leopards, the Masai giraffes, impalas, buffaloes, rhinos, baboons, Oribis, gazelles, Burchell’s zebras and don’t forget bird species. Your game viewing experience may take you between 2 and 3 hours then drive back to your luxury lodge for lunch.

Your afternoon will be spent on a boat ride along Lake Ihema. This will reward you with amazing sight of hippos, crocodiles as they bask along the lake shores, aquatic bird life such as herons, shoebill storks, jacanas, pipers, ibis and a lot more.

Luxury lodges in Akagera National Park

  • Ruzizi Tented Camp
  • Magashi Luxury Tented Camp

Day 3: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Your trip to Volcanoes National Park will begin after breakfast and checking out of your luxury lodge in Akagera. Check into the luxury gorilla safari lodge in Volcanoes National Park for dinner and a night stay.

Luxury lodges in Volcanoes National Park.

  • Mountain Gorilla’s Nest
  • Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
  • Bisate Lodge

Day 4: Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Get the best of your morning breakfast and later, you will be expected at briefing point for you to know the set rules and regulations for gorilla trekking. Make sure you have some packed lunch and bottled drinking water because this a trek to see mountain gorillas is ideally strenuous. It starts at 8:00am and it can cover about 2 to 6 hours.

Once you come across the gorilla family allocated to you, expect to spend about 1 hour of magical encounter. After, get back to your respective luxury safari lodge to relax as you wait to set off to the beautiful Twin Lakes; Lake Burera and Lake Ruhondo.

Luxury lodges in Volcanoes National Park.

  • Mountain Gorilla’s Nest
  • Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
  • Bisate Lodge

Day 5: Drive back to Kigali

Drive back to Kigali after breakfast and when you have checked out of your luxury lodge. Transfer to Kigali International Airport to fly back to your home country.

End of your 5 days luxury wildlife and gorilla tour

The package includes

  • Gorilla permit at $1500
  • Travel in a 4×4 luxury safari vehicle
  • Service of an English-speaking tour guide
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Game drive
  • Launch cruise
  • Relevant government taxes
  • 4 nights and meals

The package excludes

  • Visa fees
  • Personal insurance
  • Tips
  • Laundry services
  • Telephone calls
  • Hotel fees outside the travel plan
  • Beverages
  • Cigarettes
  • Optional activities

 

 

 

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