LUXURY WILDLIFE SAFARIS | AFRICA

EJIG's EJIG's Rwanda Wildlife Safari & Gorilla Trekking - 8 Days

Kigali Akagera Kibuye Lake Kivu Volcanoes Park Kigali

This tour takes you through to some of the best wildlife expeditions in Rwanda. Explore the historical Kigali city, genocide museums, and wildlife safaris at Akagera National Park, Lake Kivu and Volcanoes National Parks for Gorillas tracking. Rwanda is one of the best places to see gorillas in the world.

DAY: 1 Kigali, Rwanda

Arrive Kigali, Rwanda

You will be met by a representative of Exotic Journeys International Group who is an experienced guide and also the Regional Manager.

After a short briefing, you will be transferred to your city hotel. The guide will give you an insight on the wonderful adventures ahead of your safari.

Overnight: Karisimbi Hotel

Meals: None


Day 2: Kigali

Breakfast at the hotel.

City tour of Kigali visiting Kigali Solaire, Stade regionale, Kigali Genocide memorial, Dr. Richard Kandt Museum who was the first Germany explorer to settle in Kigali and Belgian camp.

Transfer to Bugesera in the afternoon to visit the reconciliation village, Nyamata and Ntarama genocide churches where thousands of innocent people were butchered in the house of God.


Overnight: Kirisimbi Hotel

Meals: B, L, D

DAY 3: Akagera National Park and Southern Lake Game Drive

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Akagera National Park passing through Rwanda’s phenomenal landscapes and living lifestyles.

Check-in at Akagera Game Lodge and after a short rest at the hotel, continue on with your game drive alongside the Lake Ihema circuit. Plenty of wild animals can be seen, including elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, zebras, hippos, crocodiles and many other mammal species. Known as one of the most scenic savannahs in East Africa, the game drive in Akagera provides you with the opportunity to also view gentle hills blending beautifully with lowland swamps and water bodies.

Time permitting, you will walk around the hotel to see various species of birds, Participate in day-to-day local pastoral lifestyle, presentation on the ecology of the Akagera ecosystem and the conservation efforts, including the coexistent dynamics between the local people and the wildlife.

Overnight: Ruzizi Tented Camp

Meals: B, L, D

DAY 4: Akagera National Park and Northern Lake Game Drive

Early morning game drive starts with a spectacular sunrise and early morning bird calls. Enjoy the beautiful scenery and landscape through the northern circuit where you will see hippos, crocodiles and even more wildlife than on the southern lake circuit.

Overnight: Ruzizi Tented Camp
Meals: B, L, D

DAY 5: Akagera – Kibuye – Lake Kivu

Morning Transfer to Kibuye.
Kibuye is Rwanda’s most attractive of lake ports, nestled in a series of interwoven and undulating hills and offering visitors spectacular views of the lake, its islands and the stunning surrounding countryside. It is considered one of Rwanda’s hidden treasures, with its lush green hills and peaceful breeze.

Lake Kivu is one of the Albertine rift valley lakes in Africa and the largest of the fresh water lakes that gleam in the Albertine (Western) rift of the Great Rift Valley. Lake Kivu stands at 1461m (4,790ft) above sea level establishing it as Africa’s highest lake. The northern shore of the lake is often subject to eruptions from nearby Mt Nyiragongo.

Overnight: Cormorant Hotel

Meals: B, L, D

DAY 6: Kibuye – Napoleon Islands

Breakfast at the hotel.

You will take a boat ride to Napoleon Peace Islands and walk around to see Angolan bats. Also visit Nyange Genocide Memorial School, churches and the earth museum.

Overnight: Cormorant Hotel

Meals: B, L, D

DAY 7: Kivu - Volcanoes National Park:

Morning transfer to Parc National des Volcans via Ngororero with amazing landscapes and local lifestyles. You will stop for lunch at one of the restaurants and then proceed to Volcanoes National Park.

Check in at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge which is very close to Virunga massif and volcanic chain.

Overnight: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

Meals: (B, L, D)

DAY 8: Gorilla Trekking in Parc National des Volcans-Departure

Early morning transfer to Park offices for pre-trek briefing.

After completing park formalities, you will embark on a once in a life time experience of tracking mountain gorillas.

This is perhaps one of the most breathtaking wildlife experiences on earth! Tracking the gorillas through the light mountain forest on the slopes of the Virunga is a magical experience and is remembered for ever.

Transfer to Kigali by evening.
Depart on your onward journey.

Meals: B, L

Highlights:

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Itineraries are designed with current flight schedules and remain subject to adjustment / change.

HIGHLIGHTES

  • Accommodations in deluxe hotels and luxury Tented Jungle Camps.
  • Private escorted airport transfers.
  • Gorilla Permit – currently ($ 1500.00)
  • Entry Fees to Volcanoes National Park currently ($ 90.00)
  • Escorted wildlife safaris
  • English speaking licensed jungle guides.
  • Transportation by mini Safari Vans.
  • Daily breakfast.
  • All meals in the lodges
  • Concierge service.
  • Services of a professional tour manager.
  • Park Conservancy Fees
  • Operates Daily
January 1 – December 31, 2018
Luxury Tour: Rwanda Wildlife Safari & Gorilla Trekking – 8 Days Price Per Person
Double Occupancy $ 3235.00
Single Room Occupancy $ 4000.00
Gorilla Permit & Volcano Park Fee
$ 1590.00
Additional
International Airfare  Please call us
January 1 – December 31, 2019
Luxury Tour: Rwanda Wildlife Safari & Gorilla Trekking – 8 Days Price Per Person
Double Occupancy $ 3560.00
Single Room Occupancy $ 4405.00
Gorilla Permit & Volcano Park Fee
$ 1590.00
Additional
International Airfare  Please call us

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