14 Days Gorilla Safari Rwanda Wildlife Tour
14 Days Gorilla Safari Rwanda Wildlife Safaris Tour in Kenya: The Wildlife of Africa!
The 14 Days Gorilla Safari Rwanda, Rwanda Wildlife Safaris Tour in Kenya takes you for a Rwanda gorilla Safaris tour to Volcanoes park, Rwanda Wildlife safaris 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 Masai Mara 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
Day 1 of the 14 Days Gorilla Safari Rwanda Wildlife Safaris Tour in Kenya: Arrival
Arrive at the Kenya international airport and transfer to the hotel overnight.
Day 2 of the 14 Days Gorilla Safari Rwanda Wildlife Safaris Tour in Kenya: 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 of the 14 Days Gorilla Safari Rwanda Wildlife Safaris Tour in Kenya: Lake Nakuru
Visit Lake Nakuru NP, 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 the 14 Days Gorilla Safari Rwanda Wildlife Safaris Tour in Kenya: 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 Masai Mara Game Reserve, to stay 3 nights at Kicheche Mara Camp, all meals & game-viewing activities included.
Day 5-6 of the 14 Days Gorilla Safari Rwanda Wildlife Safaris Tour in Kenya: Wildlife Safari in Masai Mara NP
Day 7 of the 14 Days Gorilla Safari Rwanda Wildlife Safaris Tour in Kenya: 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’.
Day 8 of the 14 Days Gorilla Safari Rwanda Wildlife Safaris Tour in Kenya: 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 the 14 Days Gorilla Safari Rwanda Wildlife Safaris Tour in Kenya: Primates Viewing in Nyungwe Forest
Search for primates and birds on a guided walk in Nyungwe Forest. Dinner and overnight as above.
Day 10 of the 14 Days Gorilla Safari Rwanda Wildlife Safaris Tour in Kenya: 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 witness 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 the 14 Days Gorilla Safari Rwanda Wildlife Safaris Tour in Kenya: 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 of the 14 Days Gorilla Safari Rwanda Wildlife Safaris Tour in Kenya: Musanze
Drive to Parc National des Volcanos. Stay 2 nights at Gorillas Nest full board.
Day 13 of the 14 Days Gorilla Safari Rwanda Wildlife Safaris Tour in Kenya: 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.
Day 14 of the 14 Days Gorilla Safari Rwanda Wildlife Safaris Tour in Kenya: Departure
Return to Kigali and connect to the airport.
End of the 14 Days Gorilla Safari Rwanda Wildlife Safaris Tour in Kenya
Popular Rwanda Safari Tours / Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safaris Tours
3 Days Volcanoes Park Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari; On the 3 Days Volcanoes Park Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari, You will go to Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda which is part of the Virunga Conservation area and is located in the extreme northwest of the country, bordering Uganda and Congo. Read More…
6 Day Rwanda Wildlife safaris Tour; The 6 Day Rwanda Wildlife safari will give the two ultimate safari experiences i.e. game drives in Akagera national park and gorilla trekking in volcanoes national park. Akagera national park is the only Savannah park in Rwanda hosting a number of big mammals. Read More…
14 Days Gorilla Safari Rwanda Wildlife Safaris Tour in Kenya; The 14 Days Gorilla Safari Rwanda Wildlife Safaris Tour in Kenya focuses on the wildlife of Africa. It contains some of the continent’s best wildlife locations. The Masai Mara provides some of the best game viewings in Africa and is renowned for the Great Migration. In Rwanda, tracking chimpanzees Read More…
Popular Uganda Safaris Tours Tailored by Acacia Safaris Uganda
Uganda safari, trips & tours from Uganda gorilla trekking tours to exciting game drives in the most visited Uganda Safari Destinations that will leave you wanting for more. The perfect Uganda safaris for you and your budget.
Uganda is considered the Pearl of Africa has a lot to offer to the world in terms of safari adventures. Besides, Uganda has such a wealth of attractions that a single visit will not be enough to discover all its wonders.
It has 10 National parks namely: Murchison falls NP, Kidepo Valley NP, Queen Elizabeth NP, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Lake Mburo National Park, Semuliki National Park, Rwenzori Mountains NP, Kibale Forest NP, Bwindi impenetrable NP, Mt.Elgon NP. Each of these offers magnificent and unique fauna and flora, which make visitors always remember memorable moments in the Pearl of Africa.
- 3 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Tour
- 3 Days Gorilla Safari Uganda Bwindi Impenetrable Park Tour
- 3 Day Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari
- 4 Days Kidepo Valley National Park Uganda Safari
- 3 Day Jinja City Tour Uganda Safari
- 8 Days Uganda Wildlife Safaris Tour
- 9 Day Uganda Wildlife Safari Tour
- 12 Day Jungle Uganda Safari
- 14 Day Uganda Safari Eco-explorer
- 15 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari Kigali City Rwanda Tour
- 18 Day Best of Uganda Safari
Popular Rwanda Safaris Tours Tailored by Acacia Safaris and Tours
- 3 Days Volcanoes Park Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari
- 6 Day Rwanda Wildlife safari
- 10 Days Rwanda Wildlife and Cultural Safari
- 14 Days Gorilla Safari Rwanda Wildlife Safaris Tour in Kenya
- 15 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari Kigali City Rwanda Tour
Popular Tanzania Safaris Tours Tailored by Acacia Safaris and Tours
- 8 Day Tanzania Wildlife Safari
- 11 Day Tanzania Wildlife Tour
- 12 Day Tanzania Cultural & Nature Walk
- 18 Day Kilimanjaro Hiking Tour Tanzania Zanzibar Adventure safari
Most Visited Uganda Safari Parks / Where to go for a Wildlife Safari in Uganda
BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK; Bwindi Impenetrable national park, 331 km, is located in South Western Uganda, on the edge of the Albertine Rift Valley, at an altitude range from 1.160 m to 2.607m. This is a real tropical rainforest, spread over a series of steep ridges and valleys. It is regarded as one of the most biologically diverse forests in Africa.
In the local language “Bwindi” (from “Mubwindi”) means “dark place”, referring to the impenetrable nature of the swamp located southeast of the Park, according to legends. There are 11 species of primates, including chimpanzees, Hoest’s, red-tailed and blue monkeys, black and white colobus, olive baboons. Read More…
MGAHINGA GORILLA NATIONAL PARK; Mgahinga National Park, only 38 sq. km in size, is the Ugandan part of the bigger Virunga Conservation Area, which is a jointly protected area with Congo and Rwanda.
It includes three extinct volcanoes: Mount Sabinyo (3.669 m.), Mount Gahinga (3.474 m.), and Mount Muhavura (4.127 m.). “Mgahinga” is named after Mount Gahinga plus the initial of Mount Muhavura.
The vegetation is typical of Afromontane areas, with a consistent bamboo forest. There are 76 mammal species recorded, including buffaloes, elephants, bushbucks, golden monkeys, leopards.
115 bird species have been recorded, including Rwenzori turaco, crowned hornbill, black kite, and crowned crane. Mgahinga hosts a population of golden monkeys and a few families of mountain gorillas. Read More…
LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK; This park, 260 sq.kms, is located in Mbarara District, with an altitude range from 1220m to 1828m above sea level. The park is named after the lake which lies in this territory. Read More…
Essential Trip Information
Want an in-depth insight into Acacia Safaris East Africa Safari Holidays, Adventures and Gorilla trekking Experience? Our essential safari Information provides visa information, How to get to Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, and Tanzania, the Best Time to East Africa – pretty much everything you need to know about our safari holidays and more.