5 Days Rwanda Gorilla and Akagera wildlife safari


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This 5 days Rwanda gorilla and Akagera wildlife safari take place in two major national parks of Rwanda that is where our guests are set to experience the most magnificent vegetation cover filled with both savanna grassland and woodland and later on tour volcanoes national park where mountain gorilla trekking adventure is conducted to spend an hour with the gentle giants. These 5 days of Rwanda gorilla trekking and Akagera wildlife safari include 5 days and 4 nights of adventure starting and ending in Kigali city. These 5 days Rwanda gorilla trekking and Akagera wildlife safari will allow guests to encounter the primates most especially the endangered mountain gorillas, and other species including mammal species, bird species, butterfly species, and species of plants. Besides mountain Gorillas, they are several animal species such elephants, Rhinos, buffalos, giraffes, leopards, Topis, roan antelope and duiker, klipspringer, impala Oribis, water-buck, and Cape eland, as well as schools of hippos and Nile crocodiles basking in the sun along the shores lake Ihema. And primate species like Vervet monkeys, olive baboons, blue monkeys, and bush babies. These 2 parks are home to several bird species such as the elusive shoebill, African Wattled Plover, Giant Kingfisher, Sacred and Hadada Ibis, Augur Buzzard, papyrus Gonolek, Fan-tailed Widowbird and Caruthers Cisticola African Openbill stock, Grey Crowned Crane, Giant Kingfisher, papyrus Gonolek, Senegal Lapwings, Squacco Herons, African Darter, Long-toed and Water Thick-knee, Hamerkop, Long-crested Eagle, fish eagles, Cattle Egret, and Pied Crow, Black-headed and Viellot’s Black Weavers among others.

Price Includes:
  • Rwanda gorilla trekking permit
  • Park entrance fees
  • Accommodation as per Itinerary
  • Meals as per Itinerary
  • A 4×4 safari vehicle
  • An English speaking guide
  • Enough drinking water
  • Ranger
  • All mentioned activities
Price Excludes:
  • Porter fees
  • Visa
  • Air ticket
  • Optional activities
  • Laundry fees
  • Tips
  • Life insurance
  • Other drinks apart from water
  • Game drive in Akagera national park
  • Boat cruise on Lake Ihema
  • Mountain gorilla trekking in Volcanoes national park
  • Iby’iwacu cultural tour
  • Hotel and Airport Transfers

Tour Plan

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Transfer To Akagera National Park.
On your day 1 of 5 days Rwanda gorilla trekking & Akagera wildlife safari, be ready for pick up from your lodge/hotel in Kigali or direct from Kigali international airport upon arrival and be driven to Akagera national park via the wilderness of beautiful nature in the land of a thousand hills. Depending on your arrival time, you will enjoy a served lunch at the lodge and spend the evening hours on an evening game drive to spot some wildlife species including Elephants, Zebras, impalas, lions among others. Enjoy dinner at the lodge and have an overnight sleep.

Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner

Accomodation: Rusizi Tented Camp

Morning Game Drive And Afternoon Boat Cruise On Lake Ihema.
Enjoy your early breakfast on day 2 of 5 days Rwanda gorilla trekking & Akagera wildlife safari and be transferred from your lodge for an early morning game drive to spot more wildlife, to sum up the big 5 mammals as they graze within the green savanna grassland including more elephants, zebras, giraffes, buffaloes, lions, species of birds, beautiful butterflies and the stunning vegetation cover. After the game drive, return to the lodge for lunch and embark on an afternoon boat cruise on Lake Ihema where you will enjoy the cool breathe while watching several species of wildlife along the shores of the lake Ihema such as mammals including Elephants, Buffaloes, Impalas, Hippos, crocodiles, and several species of water birds among others. Have an evening game drive as you return to the lodge for dinner and have an overnight stay.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accomodation: Rusizi Tented Camp

Transfer To Volcanoes National Park
After breakfast on day 3 of 5 days Rwanda gorilla trekking & Akagera wildlife safari check out of the lodge, meet your driver, and embark on the drive to Volcanoes national park via different beautiful landscapes filled with vegetation cover, coffee plantations, hills, and many more as seen along the way. Enjoy an en-route lunch and dinner at the lodge upon arrival.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accomodation: Gorilla Solution Lodge

Mountain Gorilla Trekking In Volcanoes National Park And Cultural Tours
Mountain gorilla trekking: on day 4 of 5 days Rwanda gorilla trekking & Akagera wildlife safari, ensure that breakfast is served in time, pack enough snacks, drinking water, and be transferred to the park headquarters of volcanoes national park for briefing before embarking on an adventurous expedition of gorilla trekking in the wilderness of volcanoes national park. After the briefing, you will be in a position to trail into the forest in search of habituated mountain gorillas that are used to humans. Once you get closer to mountain gorillas, you will be offered an hour to view the gorillas while learning their different manners including feeding, copulating, breastfeeding among others. Return to the lodge after trekking gorillas for relaxation and embark on an evening cultural tour where you will spend some time within Ibyiwacu cultural village for a breath-taking Kinyarwanda traditional, cultural dances, and drama. Return to the lodge for dinner and have an overnight stay.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accomodation: Gorilla Solution Lodge

Return To Kigali For Departures
On day 5 of 5 days Rwanda gorilla trekking & Akagera wildlife safari, have a relaxed breakfast at the lodge then check out and meet your tour driver to be returned to Kigali with an en-route visit to Kigali museum, and genocide memorial sites, and Kigali city tour at large. Have lunch in Kigali and be dropped off at the designated hotel in Kigali or at Kigali international airport for departures.

Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch

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