6 Days Rwanda Gorilla & Wildlife Tour: Luxury Rwanda Safaris.

Planning a luxury gorilla & wildlife in Rwanda? Book the 6 days gorilla trekking & Wildlife Safari to explore the best Rwanda attractions like the mountain gorilla, Big five animals. Enjoy the best of Rwanda safari on 6 days Rwanda luxury gorilla and wildlife tour.  This package combines gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park and wildlife tour experience in Akagera National Park. It is a perfect primate and wildlife safari package for high-level clients on Rwanda safari to book to have an in-depth exploration of Rwanda natural endowments. You will also pay a visit to Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village.

This 6 days Rwanda luxury gorilla and wildlife tour covers 5 nights and meals in an up-market lodge. It will start and end in Kigali capital city of Rwanda.

Activities to do on 6 days Rwanda luxury gorilla and wildlife tour

  • Gorilla trekking
  • Visit Iby’Iwacu cultural village
  • Game drives & boat cruise in Akagera National Park
  • Visit Lake Kivu

Highlights of your 6 days Rwanda luxury gorilla and wildlife tour

Day1: Depart Kigali for Akagera National Park

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

Day 3: Transfer from Akagera to Volcanoes National Park

Day 4: Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Day 5: Visit to Iby’Iwacu village and Gisenyi

Day 6: Return to Kigali

Detailed itinerary of your 6 days Rwanda luxury gorilla and wildlife tour

Day1: Depart Kigali for Akagera National Park

Depart Kigali capital city for Akagera National Park to start your 6 days Rwanda luxury gorilla and wildlife tour holiday. This is after breakfast at your hotel in Kigali and your journey will cover between 2 and 3 hours’ drive in a comfortable 4×4 luxury safari car. Arrive at Akagera National Park early to check in at your luxury safari lodge of your choice for lunch and spend your afternoon on launch or boat cruise along Lake Ihema. This exciting water sport will take you between lasts 2 and 3 hours and comes with lots of incredible sights of hippos, basking crocodiles, water birds and a lot more.

Journey: 2-3 hours

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Luxury safari lodges in Akagera National Park

  • Ruzizi Tented Lodge
  • Magashi Tented Camp

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

Expect to get up early for breakfast and after, leave your luxury safari lodge for a rewarding morning game drive via the Northern section of Akagera National Park. This offers you a great opportunity to spot out different wildlife species such as lions, buffaloes, Masai giraffes, African bush elephants, zebras, birds, antelopes of different kinds including topis, impalas, elands, roan antelopes and a lot more.

Today, your game drive will be best done in one our 4×4 luxury safari cars with pop-up which lets you have excellent view of diverse savanna wildlife species in Akagera National Park. You will spend between 2 and 3 hours exploring the savannas of Akagera National Park and later, you will return to your luxury safari lodge to chill, have lunch as you wait for an afternoon boat cruise.

A boat cruise or a launch trip on Lake Ihema will be done in the afternoon and this offers you opportunity to sight crocodiles as they bask along the lake shores, hippos and aquatic birds.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Luxury safari lodges in Akagera National Park

  • Ruzizi Tented Lodge
  • Magashi Tented Camp

Day 3: Transfer from Akagera to Volcanoes National Park

Have breakfast in the morning and later, check out of your up-market safari lodge. Transfer from Akagera National Park to Volcanoes National Park in Northwestern Rwanda about 4 hours’ drive.

Journey: 4 hours

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Luxury safari lodges in Volcanoes National Park

  • Bisate Eco-Lodge
  • Gorilla Nest Lodge
  • Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

Day 4: Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Day 4 of your 6 days Rwanda luxury gorilla and wildlife tour begins with a cup of tea or coffee and after, expect to join the rest of the visitors for briefing about gorilla trekking rules and regulations in Kinigi. Given the nature of this primate adventure, please don’t forget to come along with some energy snacks and bottled water.

You will be allocated to one habituated gorilla family which you will track in a group of 8 trekkers. The actual search for mountain gorillas begins at 8:00am and this may last you 2-6 hours which covers 1 hour of magical encounter. The length of the trek may depend on the nature of the habitat, your speed of walking and location of gorillas. After a rewarding 1 hour with mountain gorillas, walk back to your luxury gorilla safari lodge to relax, share your experiences and later retire for the night.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Luxury gorilla safari lodges in Volcanoes National Park

  • Bisate Eco-Lodge
  • Gorilla Nest Lodge
  • Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

Day 5: Visit Iby’Iwacu village and Gisenyi

Get the best of your hefty breakfast from a luxury gorilla safari lodge and later, go for cultural trip in Iby’Iwacu cultural village. While here, enjoy the best of Intore dances, music performances, learn about Rwandese unique traditions, lifestyles and a lot more. After the rewarding interaction with local residents, drive to Gisenyi for a quick city tour before driving to Lake Kivu. Your evening will involve you enjoy breathtaking view of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) side, chill on the white sand beach of Lake Kivu.

Journey: 1 hour

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Luxury hotels around Lake Kivu

  • Lake Kivu Serena Hotel

Day 6: Return to Kigali

Check out from your luxury hotel and then return to Kigali for a quick Kigali city tour. After, transfer to Kigali Airport for your flight back home.

End of your 6 days Rwanda luxury gorilla and wildlife tour

Tour includes

  • Kigali city tour
  • Game drive
  • Boat cruise along Lake Ihema
  • visit to Lake Kivu
  • Park entrance fees
  • Relevant government taxes
  • Gorilla permit at $1500 per person
  • 5 nights and meals
  • Travel in a 4×4 luxury safari car
  • Fulltime English-speaking tour guide

Tour excludes

  • Airfares
  • Rwanda visa fees
  • Beverages
  • Tips
  • Laundry services
  • Telephone calls
  • personal insurances

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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