Day1: Arrival – Kigali international Airport
On arrival at Kigali International airport, connect to the hotel. Relax and take lunch. Then take an enjoyable tour of the city. Stopover at the genocide memorial sites and other places of interest. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Kigali - Parc National des Volcans (PNV)
in the morning after breakfast, drive to the park for a briefing on the gorilla sanctuary. The whole day is dedicated to tracking, because it hard to predict how long it may take you to reach a group of gorillas. Packed lunch
. For conservation purposes, time spent with the gorillas is only one hour and it is advisable to carry only non-flash cameras. After seeing the gorillas, return to your hotel for relaxation, dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Kigali - Akagera National Park
Drive to Akagera National Park for an afternoon game drive, to see many night birds and animals. After this, commute back for dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 4: Akagera - Nyungwe Forest.
Morning games drive for a close encounter with animals such as zebras, several antelope species and giraffes. Later drive out of the park, stopping for lunch at Kigali town and continuing to Nyungwe Forest. This forest boasts of many primate species like, black and white colobus monkeys, red-tailed monkeys, the wild chimpanzees and many others. Therefore a night walk this evening in search of the shy forest dwellers is rewarding and worthwhile.Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 5: Nyungwe Forest National Park
Primate walk in search of the primates accompanied by park rangers and trained guides. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 6: Departure
Take an early morning breakfast before leaving for Kigali airport. One can visit the craft villages and shop around at other places with the help of the driver/ guide to buy soveinirs but this will depend on your time of departure. Leave for the airport in plenty of time for your flight.