6 Days Best Rwanda Wildlife Safari to Volcanoes National Park

6 Days Best Rwanda Wildlife Safari takes you for a Rwanda wildlife safaris tour and gorilla safari with the addition of a Rwanda primates tour. The tour takes you to three Rwanda safari destinations where you will have Rwanda wildlife safaris in Akagera national park and gorilla trekking tours in Rwanda to Volcanoes national park, and Chimpanzee tracking, and canopy walk in Nyungwe forest National park.

Volcanoes national park is well known as the only safari destination in Rwanda where you can sight mountain gorillas, and also other primates such as Golden monkeys and hiking trips. In Akagera National park, being the only Rwanda wildlife safari destination, expect to do only wildlife activities there such as game drives and game viewing.

Best Rwanda Wildlife Safari

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Animals to see include African Bush Elephants, Cape Buffaloes, Black Rhinos, giraffes, Zebras, and many more. Nyungwe forest national park is a Rwanda primates tour destination where you go for Chimpanzee tracking activity.

Black and white monkey trips and other primates that are rarely seen elsewhere. There is also a canopy walk activist at the top of the Nyungwe forest.

6 Days Best Rwanda Wildlife Safari Highlights

Detailed 6 Days Best Rwanda Wildlife Safari

Day 1: Arrival at 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 of the 6 Days Best Rwanda Wildlife Safari: Transfer to Volcanoes national park for Mountain Gorilla Trekking safari experience

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 is hard to predict how long it may take you to reach a group of gorillas. Packed lunch.

For conservation purposes, the 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: Drive from Kigali city to 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 of 6 Days Best Rwanda Wildlife Safari: Transfer from Akagera national park to Nyungwe Forest national park

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 national park.

This forest boasts of many primate species like black and white colobus monkeys, red-tailed monkeys, wild chimpanzees, and many others. Therefore, a night walks this evening in search of the shy forest dwellers is rewarding and worthwhile. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Best Rwanda Wildlife Safari

Photo: Cinzia Levati

Day 5: Chimpanzee tracking activity in Nyungwe Forest National Park

Full-day adventure in Nyungwe forest national park involving Chimpanzee tracking in the forest. Primate walk in search of the other primates accompanied by park rangers and trained guides. You also go for a canopy walk at the top of the Nyungwe forest. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 6 of 6 Days Best Rwanda Wildlife Safari: Kigali City tour and then prepare for your Departure through Kigali International Airport

Take an early morning breakfast before leaving for Kigali International airport. One can visit the craft villages and shop around at other places with the help of the driver/guide to buy souvenirs but this will depend on your time of departure. Leave for the airport in plenty of time for your flight.

End of the 6 Days Best Rwanda Wildlife Safari

Safari Inclusions and Exclusions

The safari package includes

  • Park Entrance fees
  • Gorilla Trekking Permit
  • Chimpanzee Tracking Permit
  • 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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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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