14 Days Best Kenya Rwanda Safari – Gorilla Safari Rwanda & Wildlife Safaris Tour in Kenya

The 14 Days Best Gorilla Safari Rwanda Wildlife Safaris Tour in Kenya takes you for a Rwanda gorilla Safaris tour to Volcanoes national park, Rwanda Wildlife tour to Akagera Park, and after which you fly to Kenya for a Kenya safari. It contains some of the continent’s best wildlife locations. The Maasai Mara national park provides some of the best game viewings in Africa and is renowned for the Great Migration.

In Rwanda, tracking chimpanzees is a highlight, and Nyungwe is best known for its large troops of Rwenzori colobus monkeys, with 13 primate species and over 275 bird species. Among the bird species, 24 are Albertine Rift endemic. Volcanoes National Park also in Rwanda protects half of the world’s remaining Mountain Gorillas and is the site of Dian Fossey’s grave and the former Karisoke Research Centre. The angelic Rift Valley Lakes are rich in birdlife and good for the plain game.

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14 Days Best Kenya Rwanda Safari Highlights

Detailed 14 Days Best Kenya Rwanda Safari

Day 1: Arrival

Arrive at the Kenya international airport and transfer to the hotel overnight.

Day 2 of 14 Days Best Kenya Rwanda Safari: Lake Naivasha

Travel overland to Lake Naivasha, a freshwater lake about 2 hrs from Nairobi. Relax the afternoon as you enjoy the views or you can do any of the following optional activities – ride on to the Loldia ranch, with its abundant plains game; take a boat trip on Lake Naivasha; take a guided walk with the resident botanist. Stay 2 nights at Loldia House, on the shores of Lake Naivasha, all meals and activities included.

Day 3: Lake Nakuru

Visit Lake Nakuru National Parks, a prestigious home for flamingos, a rhino sanctuary as large numbers of rhino may be seen head for leopard sightings too. Lunch under the acacia trees before returning to Loldia in the afternoon.

Day 4 of 14 Days Best Kenya Rwanda Safari: Guided Nature Walks

In the morning, take a boat ride, or take a guided nature walk before you depart. Transfer by light aircraft to the Maasai Mara Game Reserve, to stay 3 nights at Kicheche Mara Camp, all meals & game-viewing activities included.

Day 5-6: Wildlife Safari in Maasai Mara National Park

Three game activities per day allow you to discover more about the Maasai Mara. (check for more info about Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya highlights with Acacia Safaris website)

Day 7 of 14 Days Best Kenya Rwanda Safari: Nairobi – Kigali

Fly to Nairobi and connect with your flight to Kigali. On arrival, your guide will meet you and take you to your hotel. The afternoon City Tour includes a tour to; Muslim quarter, the old town (Nyamirambo), the Batwa pottery and dances Centre the new handicraft village, and other shops, and can include the Gisozi Genocide Memorial.

However, you may fix it upon encountering it at the end of your trip. Dinner and overnight at Hotel Mille Collines, internationally renowned as the setting for the feature film, ‘Hotel Rwanda’.

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Day 8: Nyungwe Chimpanzee Safari

Transfer to Nyungwe Forest. Take a stopover at Butare (2hours from Kigali and prior to independence, the most important city in Rwanda) to see the National Museum, with presumably the finest ethnographic collection in East Africa, and to watch the famous Intore dancers.

After lunch, connect to Nyungwe (approx. 2hours) with an optional stopover en route at the Murambi Genocide Memorial. Stay 2 nights at the simple Gisakura Resthouse on the forest edge.

Day 9 of 14 Days Best Kenya Rwanda Safari: Primates Viewing in Nyungwe Forest

Search for primates and birds on a guided walk in Nyungwe Forest. Dinner and overnight as above.

Day 10: Lake Kivu

A long and very scenic drive (about 5 hours) will take you to Kibuye, on the shores of Lake Kivu. This long drive offers the opportunity to adventure and witnesses the status quo of rural life for centuries, virtually unchanged.

Stay overnight at Cormoran Lodge. If you get there in good time, you can take a boat ride on the lake.

Day 11 of 14 Days Best Kenya Rwanda Safari: Visit the Orphanage

Connect to Gisenyi on Lake Kivu in the morning. Lake Kivu forms the border between Rwanda and the Congo. It’s a beautiful and mysterious lake, always alive with traders and fishermen in their dugout canoes. Take a boat cruise on the beautiful lake.

Visit the Imbabazi Orphanage where you can still find the founder, glamorous Rosamund Carr, now in her late 80s; take a drive into the ancient Gishwati Forest; or, when the border is open, cross into the Congo to visit Gomo, the site of the volcanic eruption in 2002. Overnight at Kivu Serena Hotel.

Day 12: Musanze

Drive to Parc National des Volcanos. Stay 2 nights at Gorillas Nest full board.

Day 13 of 14 Days Best Kenya Rwanda Safari: Gorilla Tracking in PNV

After early breakfast, staff from ORTPN Park Headquarters will meet you. You will be briefed on conduct during gorilla tracking and then trackers will lead you into the forested slopes to seek one of the groups of Mountain Gorillas.

Though Gorilla tracking is known for being unpredictable, here it takes a shorter time.
In the afternoon, you may drive to the scenic twin Lakes Burera & Ruhondo, with their pelicans and herons – and for glorious views of the volcanoes.

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Day 14: Departure

Return to Kigali and connect to the airport.

End of 14 Days Best Kenya Rwanda Safari

Safari Inclusions and Exclusions

The safari package includes

  • Park Entrance fees
  • Gorilla Tracking Permit
  • Wildebeest Migration
  • Hot Air Balloon
  • 4×4 Land Cruiser or Safari Van for ground travel
  • Service of professional English-speaking guide
  • Boat ride
  • Game viewing
  • Bottled water on tour

The safari package excludes

  • Tips
  • Laundry
  • Visa fees
  • Optional Activities
  • Air tickets
  • Shopping
  • Cigarettes
  • Telephone bills
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4X4 Luxury Safari Land Cruiser

We have luxury latest Land cruisers each driven by professionally trained driver guides and fuel. Our Vehicles have pop-up roofs for proper game viewing and photography. The safari cars come with a small fridge for cooling your drinking water while on safari (which is always included while In the Vehicle). They have inverters for charging small gadgets such as smartphones and cameras. They can seat five to a maximum of seven people and each client is guaranteed a window seat.

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