7 DAYS RWANDA SAFARI – Long Rwanda Gorilla Trekking and wildlife Tour
7 days Rwanda safari features magnificent wildlife game safaris like the big 5 such as lions, elephants, leopards, crocodiles, giraffes, Topis, antelopes among others.
It is rich in biodiversity including the Savannah wetlands with lots of lakes such as Lake Ihema which is the second fresh water lake in Rwanda allowing boat rides, which brings you a close sight of the water animals like crocodiles, elephants, Rhinos different bird species such as the shoe bill stork, gonolek among others.
This 7 days Rwanda wildlife safari explores you to wildlife, water bodies, birds, as well as viewing the scenic landscapes and enjoying the luxurious, mid-range, budget accommodations in the park.
This is a comprehensive 7 days Rwanda safari which introduces you to all national parks in Rwanda such as the Volcanoes national park, Akagera national park, and Nyungwe forest national park known for Chimpanzee trekking activity with over 13 primates well as Kigali city tour.
Highlights for 7 days Rwanda safari
- Transfer to Akagera national park
Boat trip on L. Ihema
Transfer to Volcanoes National Park
Golden monkey tracking
Transfer to Nyungwe national park
Kigali city tour
Detailed itinerary for 7 days Rwanda safari
Day 1: Arrival in Kigali
Upon arrival at Kigali, you will be picked by your driver to your hotel in Kigali where you will be briefed about your entire 7 days Rwanda safari.
Day 2: Transfer to Akagera national park
After a morning breakfast, transfer to Akagera national park and upon arrival at the park, check in to have lunch and then head for an evening boat trip on Lake Ihema with an opportunity to view a variety of water animals like hippos, crocodiles and different bird species retire to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Accommodations: –Luxury-Ruzizi tented lodge –Midrange-Akagera game lodge –Budget-Dereva Hotel
Day 3: Morning game drive and transfer to Volcanoes National park
Have a morning breakfast and then head for a morning game drive with chances to sight animals grazing. Go back to the lodge for lunch, after lunch checkout and transfer to Volcanoes national park.
Upon arrival at the park, check in to your lodge as you relax for the next day dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Accommodation: –Luxury-Mountain Gorilla View lodge –Mid-range –Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge –Budget-Muhabura hotel
Day 4: Gorilla trekking
Have breakfast and head to the park headquarters for gorilla trekking briefings. After the briefing, you will proceed to the jungle to encounter the giant Apes.
Gorilla trekking takes unpredictable time as the Mountain Gorillas move in different directions in search of food, once you track the giant Apes, you are allowed only one hour with them.
Back to the lodge for late lunch, dinner and overnight. Short Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari
Day 5: Golden monkey tracking and transfer to Nyungwe National Park
After a morning breakfast, gather to the park headquarters for briefing and after the briefing, head to the forest to search for the primates and after head back to the lodge for lunch.
After lunch, transfer to Nyungwe National Park and upon arrival check in to your Lodge for dinner and overnight. Nyungwe safari lodge
Day 6: Chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe National Park
After breakfast, you will head to the park headquarters for a chimpanzee tracking briefing. You then proceed to start chimp tracking, searching for the active and playful primates in the Nyungwe forest.
After the great activity as you allowed one hour of stay with them, return to the lodge for lunch, dinner and overnight.
Day 7: Return to Kigali for Kigali city tour
After a morning breakfast, embark on the journey to Kigali city, upon reaching Kigali, you will head for Kigali city tour to sight places like Genocide memorial site, Inema Art center, Kimironko Market, Hotel des Mille Collines among others.
After a great experience of the 7 days Rwanda safari, we end our Rwanda safari with the drop off at Kigali International Airport
Inclusions for the safari
- 4WD vehicle safari
Gorilla trekking permits
Chimp trekking permits
Exclusions for 7 days Rwanda safari