Explore the most popular parks in Rwanda; Volcanoes National Park and Akagera National Park on our 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari trip. Expect unmatched Rwanda gorilla trekking and rewarding wildlife game drive plus cultural experience in just 4 days.

This 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari is a short Rwanda wildlife safari that start with a Kigali city tour before going for mountain gorilla trekking in Volcanoes. You will also visit Ibyiwacu cultural village, go for a game drive and boat cruise and a another game drive in Akagera before ending your trip.

Akagera game viewing

This safari takes you to 2 parks, can be organized as a luxury experience or budget safari trip. It starts and ends in Kigali city. The best time to go on a 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari is between June to September and December to February. Although, for discounts, book between March to May.

Highlights of the 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari

  • Day 1; Arrival, Kigali City Tour, Transfer to Volcanoes national park
  • Day 2; Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes (Rwanda gorilla safari)
  • Day 3; Game Drive in Akagera national park, Boat Cruise on Lake Ihema
  • Day 4; Morning game drive, Transfer back to Kigali

Detailed Itinerary of 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari

Day 1: Early Morning Arrival, City Tour and Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Kigali city tour

Early morning arrival to Kigali airport where you will be welcomed by our guide at Afrik-Trek Holidays who will drive you around for a city tour in Kigali, have lunch in Kigali and then later embark on your journey to Volcanoes National Park Rwanda. Check into the accommodation have diner and rest.

Accommodation

Volcanoes Virunga lodge, Mountain Gorillas’ Nest lodge, Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge, Bisate Lodge, Kwitonda Lodge and Mountain Gorilla View lodge

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking and Community Visit

Wake up to an early morning breakfast meet up with your guide who will transfer you to the park headquarters-kinigi for a briefing about the endangered mountain gorillas from the park warden.

4 Days Rwanda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari

Then you will be led to the forest to start trekking the mountain gorillas. Have a packed lunch with you. After trekking, go back to the lodge, relax, have diner and rest.

Accommodation

Volcanoes Virunga lodge, Mountain Gorillas’ Nest lodge, Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge, Bisate Lodge, Kwitonda Lodge and Mountain Gorilla View lodge

Day 3: Transfer to Akagera National Park and Evening Boat Cruise

Have an early morning breakfast, check out of the lodge and transfer to Akagera National Park. You will lunch along the way. On arrival at the park, enjoy en route game drive to introduce you to the beautiful scenery as you spot animals on your way to the lodge.

Check in the lodge after meet up with your guide to take you for an evening boat cruise on Lake Ihema. After go back to the lodge, have relax, have diner and rest.

Accommodation

Magashi Camp, Akagera Game lodge, Ruzizi Tented Lodge or Karenge Bush Camp.

Day 4: Morning Game Drive and Transfer back to Kigali City

Wake up to a mouthwatering breakfast, check out of the hotel and meet up your guide for a morning game drive. Have packed lunch as you drive through the park and after the game drive, drive back to Kigali head back to the airport for departure or to your hotel.

End of 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari

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The 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari Cost includes:

  • Gorilla Permits
  • Accommodation for 3 nights
  • Food and drinks
  • Ground Transportation
  • Park entrances
  • Tour guide ( French or English speaking guide)
  • City Tour
  • Game drive
  • Boat cruise and all the activities as per the itinerary

The 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari Price Excludes:

  • Visa fees
  • Tips
  • Additional activities
  • Personal expenses on e.g. cigarettes’
  • Alcoholic drinks  
  • Flights

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