The 7 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking, Wildlife Safari in Rwanda starts from and ends at Kigali International Airport in Kigali capital city of Rwanda. This 7 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking safari features a blend of primate, culture, and wildlife. The Rwanda Gorilla tour & Wildlife safari in Rwanda also takes you to Akagera National Park where counts of wild game exist including the lions, leopards, elephants, Buffaloes, Masai Giraffe, Roan Antelope, Elands, Topis Waterbucks, among others along with a thrilling boat cruise on Lake Ihema with possible sights of Nile Crocodiles and Hippos; the Nyungwe Forest National Park for chimpanzee trekking and Nyungwe Canopy walk; Volcanoes National Park for mountain gorilla trekking encounter and Butare for culture and heritage tour to the Ethnographic Museum and the ancient King’s Palace at Nyanza.
Day 1 of the 7 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking: Arrive in Rwanda (Kigali International Airport) & transfer to Akagera National Park
Day 2 of the 7 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking: game drive / wild game viewing in the morning and Lake Ihema boat cruise in the afternoon
Day 3 of the 7 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking: Drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park. Tour the Ethnographic Museum and the King’s Palace in Butare and Nyanza respectively
Day 4 of the 7 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking: morning chimpanzee trekking and Nyungwe Canopy walk in the afternoon
Day 5 of the 7 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking: whole day drive to Volcanoes National Park – Rwanda’s gorilla trekking haven
Day 6 of the 7 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking: gorilla trekking experience & afternoon exploration to Musaze Caves.
Day 7 of 7 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking: Transfer to Kigali City and depart
Tourist Attractions in Rwanda
Akagera National park
Nyungwe Forest National Park
Dian Fossy’s grave
Rwanda genocide Memorial centers
Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi NP.
Your tour guide will pick you from the airport on arrival or Hotel in
Kigali and take you for a city tour. Visit the genocide memorial, Nyamata
church, local markets among others. You will then drive northwards
across the border to Bwindi National park in Uganda. You will enjoy a
spectacular scenic view en route of the Virunga Mountains. Dinner and
overnight stay at Gorilla Safari Lodge (Luxury)/ Bwindi Jungle
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking Adventure and cultural walk.
Take your early breakfast and head to the park headquarters for briefing
before entering the tropical forest. You will spend a maximum of one-hour
taking observations; photographs and watching them feed or play around. In the evening, you may go for a community walk to the neighbouring
village. Dinner and overnight stay at day 1
Day 3: Transfer to L. Bunyonyi and canoe ride
In the morning, you will be transferred to L. Bunyonyi, a perfect place
for relaxation. The distance from Bwindi to lake Bumyonyi is roughly 2 hours from Ruhija and 4 hours from Buhoma depending on where you are connecting from. You will then take a canoe along the lake to explore some of the fascinating islands on this lake as well as enjoying beautiful sounds of birds. Overnight at Bunyonyi Eco resort hotel
Day 4: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Set off in the morning to Q.E.N.P, enter the park while game viewing.
You will go through the Ishasha sector of the park for a chance to see the
tree climbing lions. Proceed to kazinga channel for an afternoon boat
cruise. In the evening, go for game drives. Dinner and overnight at Mweya
safari lodge / Katara lodge(luxury) /Park View Lodge(deluxe)/ Enganzi lodge
Day 5: Game drive and transfer to Kibale Forest NP.
In the morning, you will go for more game drives to catch up with early
risers before returning to their hiding places. You will encounter game
as lions, hyenas, bushbucks, elephants among others. Return to the lodge
for a late breakfast, and drive to Kibale Forest NP. Dinner and overnight at Crater Safari Lodge(Luxury)/Primates Lodge (deluxe)/Chimpanzee guest
Day 6: Chimpanzee tracking and nature walk.
Have an early breakfast and drive to the park headquarters, for briefing
and later embark on chimpanzee tracking. The trek will expose you to
other primates like Colobus Monkeys Giant forest hog, Vervet, red-tailed
monkeys, the Grey Cheeked Mangabeys, Olive Baboons, and over 350 bird
species. In the afternoon, go for a nature walk to Bigodi wetland
sanctuary. Overnight at Day 5
Day 7: Transfer back to Kigali/Kampala and departure.
In the morning after a relaxed breakfast, transfer to Entebbe airport
passing through Kampala and departure.
End of tour
- Gorilla trekking permit
- Chimpanzee trekking permit
- Full board accommodation
- Transportation in a safari car rental
- Professional English speaking driver
- Entrance fees to tourist sites
- Bottled water while on safari.
- Border crossing fees
- General tips for the driver guide and site guides
- Laundry services
- Other beverages/ drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
- International and domestic flights
- Optional activity fees
- Airport Transfers( Arranged on request)
- Other extras not mentioned in the itinerary.