This is a Rwanda budget gorilla safari that has you trek the gorillas. The 5 day budget gorilla tour Rwanda is a combo safari. You will enjoy the best of gorilla and wildlife safari on this African safari tour in Rwanda. 5 day budget gorilla tour Rwanda goes to Akagera National Park. This is home to big game in Rwanda. Expect to see the elephants, lions, hyenas and warthog among other animals. The 5 day budget gorilla tour Rwanda then visits Volcanoes National Park.  Here you will have an opportunity to trek the mountain gorillas. Dian Fossey spent some twenty years studying the Mountain Gorillas. Your 5 day budget gorilla tour Rwanda itinerary is below:-

Day 1: Kigali – Akagera National Park

you will be met by our Rwanda safari rep at the airport. Enjoy a briefing on the 5 day budget gorilla tour Rwanda. This will be followed by a morning departure from Kigali. The drive takes you to Akagera National Park. Your arrival will be in time for lunch. Relaxation in the afternoon will help you prepare for the next events. You will embark on an afternoon game drive within the park. Be on the lookout for Giraffes, Buffaloes, and Spotted Hyenas. There are also Elephants, Crocodiles, Hippos and plenty of bird life. Your dinner and overnight will be at Akagera budget accommodation.

Day 2: Akagera National Park

Start your 5 day budget gorilla tour Rwanda 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 budget accommodation.

Day 3: Kigali – Parc Nationale des Volcans

An early morning breakfast will make the start of 5 day budget gorilla tour Rwanda. This will be followed by departure. Today you are heading to Parc Nationale des Volcanoes. This park is also known as the Volcanoes National Park. You will have a lunch break en route. Your arrival will be in the evening for check in at your Volcanoes budget accommodation.  Your dinner and overnight will be at kinigi Guest House.

Day 4: Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda

Your budget gorilla tour Rwanda day will start early. This will be with an early breakfast. After getting your picnic lunch boxes you will proceed to the head office. This is in time for the briefing at 0800hrs. You will meet your armed ranger and guide. If you need porters, you can get one or two to help you. This is at a cost of course. It is time to tackle the day’s activity. You will venture into the forest trails in search of the apes. Your trek follows the path of the mountain gorillas assigned to you.  The trek can be quite tough due to terrain and time taken. You can take approximately 2-8 hours to undertake the trekking. Return to your lodge in time for dinner and overnight. This will be at Kinigi Guest House.

Day 5: Volcanoes – Kigali

Your 5 day budget gorilla tour Rwanda starts with breakfast. This will be followed by a departure to Kigali. If you have an optional activity you may do it before departure. This includes golden monkey trekking. You may also opt to climb the Visoke Mountains. All these can be arranged at an extra cost. You will proceed to Kigali International Airport in time for your departure flight.

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