Our 14-day trip brings you the best of Rwanda: where the savannah meets the rainforest.
Expect to see the animals of the savannahs (elephant, buffalo, giraffe, hippo, leopard) and up to 15 primate species, including gorillas and chimps!!!
This trip specifically includes the most important and well -known national parks of Rwanda: Akagera National Park, Nyungwe Forest National Park, Volcanoes National Park and Lake Kivu.

Impala at Akagera National Park

The trip includes:

2.Gorilla trekking permits
3.Park Entry Fees
4.Qualified driver

5.4×4 Safari Car
6.English Speaking Guide

Kigali Airport - Kigali

Day 1

Arrival at Kigali Airport. Your guide will be there waiting for you. Pick up and proceed to your accommodation. Included: airport transfer
Kigali - Akagera National Park

Day 2

After breakfast we drive to Akagera National Park. On our way we enjoy the beautiful landscape and rural way of life of the local people
Akagera National Park

Day 3

Game drive in the morning in Akagera National Park. Boat trip and game drive in the afternoon. Akagera National Park was gazetted in 1934 and is Rwanda’s only Savannah national park. The scenery is beautiful and the park is a habitat to the big five . Expect to see elephants, buffaloes, giraffes, hippos and crocodiles. With a little luck lions and leopards are possible. Included: game drive, boat trip
Akagera National Park - Kigali

Day 4

Game drive in the morning. Picnic lunch at the top of Mount Mutumba (1.825m) with stunning panoramic views of the park. Transfer to Kigali afterwards. Included: game drive, picnic lunch
Kigali - Butare - Nyungwe Forest National Park

Day 5

Transfer to Butare (Huye) where it is possible to visit the National Museum and Nyanza Hill (optional activities). Afterwards transfer to Nyungwe Forest
Nyungwe Forest National Park

Day 6

Early morning Chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe Forest. You can also go for a walk to the waterfall or visits to the Angolan Black Colobus monkeys (both activities optional). Nyungwe Forest is East Africa’s largest forest, with 13 monkey species, including chimpanzees, Angolan Black Colobus, Mona Monkey and Owl Faced Monkeys. Included: chimp tracking
Nyungwe Forest National Park

Day 7

Go for a nature walk or bird watching along the forest edges, make the Irebero primate walk to spot a variety of birds and monkeys, make the canopy walk or do the Imbaraga waterfall trail to the 4 waterfalls with a great view (one activity included). Included: 1 of the following activities: nature walk, bird watching, primate walk, canopy walk, waterfall trail
Nyungwe Forest National Park - Gisenyi (Lake Kivu)

Day 8

Today we will drive to Gisenyi via Kibuya. On the way we will pass a huge tea plantation. The last part we will drive along the shores of Lake Kivu.
Gisenyi (Lake Kivu)

Day 9

After breakfast we will have some time for relaxation, and go a boat trip in the afternoon. You can make an optional walk to the Congo border. Included: boat trip
Gisenyi - Volcanoes National Park

Day 10

Relax at the lodge in the morning, go for a nature walk along the shore or visit Bugarama hot springs. In the afternoon we drive to the Volcanoes National Park. Volcanoes National Park is a unique jungle, with many monkey species, including the endemic Golden Monkeys. Volcanoes National Park is part of the Virunga Mountains, covering Uganda, Rwanda and Congo, and one of the two places in the world where you can find Mountain Gorillas!
Volcanoes National Park

Day 11

Gorilla tracking!!! Early morning departure with your ranger to search for one of the world's most interesting and endangered animals, the Mountain Gorilla! You will spend one hour with one of our closest relatives. An experience you will never forget. Nature walk through the beautiful environment in the afternoon (optional).
Volcanoes National Park

Day 12

Optional activities for today (one activity included): make a nature walk in the national park, visit the golden monkeys, climb one of the volcanoes, or visit Diane Fossey’s grave. It is also possible to make another gorilla tracking. Included: 1 of the following activities: nature walk, golden monkey tracking, climb one of the volcanoes, visit Dian Fossey’s grave
Volcanoes National Park - Kigali

Day 13

Today we will drive back to Kigali, but first we will visit Lake Ruhondo and Lake Burera. Those lakes are called: the twin lakes. We drive around the lakes and visit the Musangabo viewing point. Optional nature walk around the lakes. It is also possible to visit the local people or the pygmies (optional). Included: visit the twin lakes, visit the Musangabo viewing point
Kigali Airport

Day 14

After breakfast drive to Kigali Airport for your outbound flight. City tour with possible visit of the Genocide Memorial if time allows (optional activity).
Nyungwe National Park

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