7 Day Rwanda Safari


Rich culture, 1000 hills and 1000 smiles, stunning scenery, Gorillas and Golden Monkeys.

Nature and Rwanda at its best with 7 days of activities and adventure you’ll be talking about long after you return home

  • Golden Monkey in the Virunga Forest

  • Baby Gorillas

  • Gorilla Trekking, Volcanoes National Park

  • Golden Monkey Trekking

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DAY 1 - Arrival and transfer to your hotel in Kigali

Upon arrival at Kanombe International Airport, you will be picked up by one of our guide professionals. He will welcome you, greet you and brief you on your trip to Rwanda.

Later on you will transfer to Kigali city. Depending on the time of your arrival, you will go for a short city tour with in Kigali and visit the Murambi genocide memorial sites.

Dinner and overnight stay at your hotel.

Kigali City, Rwanda Kigali Genocide Memorial Kigali Genocide Memorial

DAY 2 - Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park

After breakfast at your Hotel in Kigali, you will set out for Nyungwe forest National Park. En route you will visit Butare town, visit the famous King’s Palace in Nyanza, visit the art museum at Rwesero Nyanza and also the National Museum of Rwanda in Butare which will definitely provide you with a deeper insight into Rwandan history and culture.

Proceed to Nyungwe National Park. Upon arrival, you will check in into your Hotel and later spend the evening trekking to the Colobus Monkeys, hiking through lush forests, endless, green tea fields and taking in the stunning views of your surroundings.

Dinner and overnight at your lodge.

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DAY 3 - Chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe Forest 

After breakfast, report to the park headquarters in Nyungwe forest for briefing before going for chimpanzee tracking. However, it is advisable to organize packed lunch and plenty of water prior to this expedition since it can sometimes last over 6 hours.

In the forest, you will not only see chimpanzees to but also variety of animals and birds like the Rwenzori Turacco, black and white casqued horn bill, colobus monkeys – sometimes as many as 400 in a group.

Return late in the afternoon for dinner and overnight at your lodge.

Chimps in forest Chimpanzees of the Forest hornbill

DAY 4 - Nature walk and transfer back to Kigali city

Early morning after breakfast, you will go for a nature walk to search for different bird species. Return back to the lodge for your packed lunch and return to Kigali city.

Drop off will be at your Hotel in Kigali.

sparrowhawk-africa Kigali City

DAY 5 - Transfer to Ruhengeri/Parc National Des Volcans

After breakfast at the Hotel, you will transfer to Parc National Des Volcans which is found in the northern area of the country. The park is well known for its rare mountain gorillas and therefore Gorilla trekking is its major tourism activity.

Upon arrival you will go for Ruhengeri city tour, after, transfer to your place of accommodation for dinner and overnight stay.

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DAY 6 - Gorilla trekking in volcanoes national park

Early in the morning after breakfast and a briefing from the ORTPN officials, set off for the gorilla tracking. This experience of gorilla tracking is a once in a life time adventure.

The rangers will lead you deep into the forest in search for the Gorillas. You will move up and down the rugged terrain until you finally meet these harmonious creatures that will entertain you with performances for about 1 hour.

The activity in Rwanda can take 3-5 hours since the gorillas move up and down. This is an awesome and exciting moment. Enroute there are is a posiblity of meeting other primates of such as monkeys and various types of birds.

Return for lunch at the Lodge and in the afternoon, visit Ibyiwacu cultural centre/community walk or Visit the twin lakes Burera and Ruhondo with the best views of the 5 volcanoes picks.

Return for dinner and overnight stay at your lodge.

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DAY 7 - Golden Monkey Trekking and transfer back to Kigali

After breakfast, you will go for golden monkey tracking. This activity also takes like 2-3 hours in the Virunga forest.

Later return back to your lodge for early lunch and transfer back to Kigali city reaching in the afternoon.

Depending on your time of departure, you will either be transferred to the Airport for your flight back home.

End of your trip.

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