6 Days Rwanda Wildlife Tour – Rwanda’s Most Visited National Parks
6 Days Rwanda Wildlife Tour to Volcanoes national park for a gorilla trekking tour experience and Nyungwe forest national park for a Rwanda primates tour in the jungle. The 6 Days Rwanda Wildlife Tour also drives you to the only Rwanda wildlife safari destination in Akagera national park where you have great expectations of sighting the wildlife of Rwanda. Volcanoes National Park is situated in northwestern Rwanda in Ruhengeri, Musanze district.
The park is formed by five of the eight volcanoes in the Virunga Mountains and these are Karisimbi, Bisoke, Muhabura, Gahinga, and Sabyinyo. The Virunga Mountains are a chain of 8 non-volcanic mountains that cross through Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Volcanoes National Park borders Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and Virunga National Park of Uganda and Congo respectively.
6 Days Rwanda Wildlife Tour Highlights
- Day 1: Arrival at Kigali International Airport
- Day 2: Transfer to Volcanoes national park for Mountain Gorilla Trekking safari experience
- Day 3: Drive from Kigali city to Akagera National Park
- Day 4: Transfer from Akagera national park to Nyungwe Forest national park
- Day 5: Chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe Forest National Park and other primates
- Day 6: Kigali City tour and then prepare for your Departure through Kigali International Airport
Detailed 6 Days Rwanda Wildlife Tour
Day 1: Arrival at Kigali International Airport or Kigali City in Rwanda
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 6 Days Rwanda Wildlife Tour: 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 for a Rwanda wildlife safari in the Jungles of Akagera
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 Rwanda Wildlife Tour: 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.
Day 5: Chimpanzee tracking tour 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 Rwanda Wildlife Tour: 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 Rwanda Wildlife Tour
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
- Visa fees
- Optional Activities
- Air tickets
- Telephone bills
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.