Rwanda Wildlife Safari
Rwanda wildlife safari is a 6 day African safari in Rwanda. The 6 day Rwanda wildlife safari starts and ends in Kigali. This Rwanda wildlife safari is a cultural and wildlife tour. This Rwanda safari goes to 2 major parks in Rwanda. They include the Volcanoes and Akagera National Parks. The highlights of Rwanda wildlife safari is wildlife tracking. This is in Akagera National Park. There is also the cultural tour on Rwanda wildlife safari. This will be around Volcanoes National Park. Your Rwanda wildlife safari itinerary is below:
Day 1: Arrival
You will be met on arrival at the Kigali International Airport. This will be done by our Rwanda safari rep. You will receive an in depth briefing on your Rwanda wildlife safari. This will be followed by a short transfer into Kigali city. The rest of the day will be spent at leisure. You will have your overnight booked on bed and breakfast at Hilltop hotel.
Day 2: Kigali – Volcanoes National Park
Your Rwanda wildlife safari day will start with breakfast. This will be followed by a city tour. You will visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre and the Market. Enjoy an early lunch before departing to Volcanoes National Park. You will visit of Ibyiwacu before going to the twin lakes Burera and Ruhondo. You will be in Ruhengeri Township in the evening. You will have your dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge.
Day 3: Volcanoes National Park – Akagera National Park
The Rwanda wildlife safari day starts with an early breakfast. This is followed by assembling at the ORTPN at 0700hrs. Here you will be briefed on Golden monkey trekking. Embark on the day’s activity which is to trek the golden monkeys. After an early lunch you will proceed to Akagera National Park. This is to the East of Rwanda. You will arrive later in the evening. This will be in time for dinner and overnight at the Akagera Game Lodge.
Day 4: Akagera National Park
Start your Rwanda wildlife safari with an early breakfast. This will be followed by a transfer to Rusumo waterfall. You will pass via the Imigongo traditional handcraft makers. It is time to sample Mother Nature’s wonderful scene. This beauty of the waterfall is worth the visit. You will return to your lodge for lunch and a short rest. In the afternoon you have a boat riding in Ihema Lake. You will visit Nyirabiyoro historical island. This is home to many crocodiles, hippos and other species of rare birds. Your dinner and overnight will be at Akagera Game Lodge.
Day 5: Akagera – Kigali
Your Rwanda wildlife safari will begin with an early breakfast. You will then venture out on a morning game drive. You will make circuit which takes you to different lakes. Expect to see buffaloes and elephants drinking from the water ponds. There are other species of birds like Egyptian goose and fish eager. You will stop for a picnic lunch in the park then continue with the hills game drive. Expect to see impalas, zebras, bush bucks, water bucks and topis. There are also oribis, baboons, giraffes, cape elands and so many others. You will drive to the beautiful bushy rolling hills up to the north exit of the park. Later drive back to Kigali where you will arrive in the afternoon. Upon arrival you shall have a transfer to your Kigali Hotel.
Day 6: Departure
You will wake up to your breakfast in Kigali. You will have the day at leisure to savor the beauty of Kigali. End your Rwanda wildlife safari with a transfer to Kigali Airport for your departure flight.