Rwanda Highlights Adventure Safari Holiday – 8 Days Featured

Rwanda Gorilla Looking Upclose

 

 The ultimate Rwandan safari experience, this adventure will take you through some of Rwanda’s most important towns, sites and National Parks. You’ll be able to experience the culture of this fascinating country, as well as admire spectacular wildlife and nature at Lake Kivu and at Volcanoes National Park. 


Overview

8 Days / 7 Nights Rwanda Adventure Safari Holiday Highlights Trip Highlights

Kigali City - Nyungwe Forest - Kibuye, Lake Kivu - Gisenyi Town, Lake Kivu - Volcanoes National Park / Parc National des Volcans


Days 1 - 2: Nyungwe Forest

Day 3: Kibuye, Lake Kivu

Day 4: Gisenyi Town, Lake Kivu

Days 5 - 7: Volcanoes National Park / Parc National des Volcans

Day 8: Volcanoes National Park / Parc National des Volcans – Kigali City


One More Reason To Book This Safari Experience

  • Discover Rwanda's impressive cultural heritage including the impressive National Museum, and the Royal Palace where the last king of Rwanda resided.
  • Stay at an impressive lodge set in a tea plantation overlooking the Nyungwe Rain Forest.
  • Track the intelligent chimpanzees up deep in to Nyungwe Rain Forest.
  • Take a canopy walk over the Nyungwe Rain Forest for great views of the rich birdlife and Vervet Monkeys.
  • Take a boat ride across the Lake Kivu to enjoy this impressive and its absolutely stunning views of the lake at Kibuye and Gisenyi towns.
  • Visit an important genoside memorial site at a stadium where many people were killed at Kibuye
  • Visit a pretty town with an almost Alpine feel surrounded by hills covered in eucalyptus and pine and interwoven with the lagoon like arms of the lake at Kibuye town.
  • Relax and enjoy the beaches of Lake Kivu at Kibuye and Gisenyi towns.
  • Enjoy the magnificent views of Mount Sabyinyo and the surrounding wilderness at your luxury hotel at Volcanoes National Park / Parc National des Volcans.
  • Trek into a rainforest to track the endangered Mountain Gorilla majestic animals that provide an unforgettable encounter and spend a little time with them watching them when you reach them at Volcanoes National Park / Parc National des Volcans.
  • Go up the rainforest a second time tracking the endangered Golden Monkeys that offer an entertaining and unique experience amongst their bamboo habitats, at the base of volcanoes at Volcanoes National Park Parc National des Volcans.

Itinerary

The Detailed Luxury Safari Adventure Holiday Vacation Itinerary


Days 1 - 2: Nyungwe Forest

Once landed, you will be picked up and transferred to Nyungwe Forest.  En-route, you will stop off in the historically important district of Huye. You’ll be able to visit various cultural destinations including the impressive National Museum, and the Royal Palace where the last king of Rwanda now in resided – now also a museum. On arrival at Nyungwe Forest, you’ll check into the comfortable Nyungwe Forest Lodge an impressive lodge set in a tea plantation overlooking the Nyungwe Rain Forest.

On your second day here, you’ll be able to go Chimpanzee trekking. As a priority area for conservation in Africa, you’ll be able to see many more species of animals here too. After tracking Chimps, you’ll be able to take a canopy walk over the forest for great views of the rich birdlife and Vervet Monkeys.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Nyungwe Forest Lodge


Day 3: Kibuye, Lake Kivu

You’ll be driven to Kibuye, the capital of the Western Province in Rwanda, where you will check into the beautiful lake-front Moraa Hill Resort. You will then have the rest of the day at your leisure to relax by Lake Kivu, alternatively take a boat ride across the lake or visit the stadium where many people were killed during the genoside.

Kibuye town is probably the prettiest town in Rwanda surrounded by hills covered in eucalyptus and pine and interwoven with the lagoon like arms of the lake which give the area a pristine, almost Alpine feel.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Moraa Hill Resort


Day 4: Gisenyi Town, Lake Kivu

After being driven to Gisenyi town Lake Kivu, you will be able to check into the relaxing Paradise Malahide or Lake Kivu Serena Hotel. Near the beach on the lake-front, you will then be able to take a boat ride on Lake Kivu and enjoy absolutely stunning views.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Paradise Malahide or Lake Kivu Serena Hotel


Days 5 - 7: Volcanoes National Park / Parc National des Volcans

You will be driven to the spectacular Volcanoes National Park / Parc National des Volcans where you will check into Mountain Gorilla View Lodge or Sabyinyo Gorilla Forest Lodge, ready for your Gorilla tracking adventure! You’ll have the rest of this day at your leisure, to acclimatize and take in magnificent views of Mount Sabyinyo and the surrounding wilderness.

On your second day, you will go Gorilla trekking. With a range of treks available for different abilities, there are opportunities for everyone to spot these fascinating and majestic animals. Trek into the rainforest for an unforgettable encounter!

On the third day, you will have the chance to track endangered Golden Monkeys amongst their bamboo habitats, at the base of volcanoes. These charming animals offer an entertaining and unique experience!

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge or Sabyinyo Gorilla Forest Lodge


Day 8: Volcanoes National Park / Parc National des Volcans – Kigali City

On this day you will be driven back to Kigali city for your flight back home if time allows you can undertake some shopping for souvenirs or/and visit the genocide museum in the city.


 

Prices and Inclusions

Prices

Please treat the prices shown as a price estimate. Your final price might go up or down following seasonal prices in the different lodges, camps and resorts. All prices indicated are per person, based on 2 persons sharing a room, and on estimated high season rates.


Cost Includes:

  • International flights,
  • Transport,
  • Accommodation,
  • Park fees
  • Most meals as per itinerary
  • 1 Gorilla permit.

How To Book

  1. Contact a destination specialist

Whether you wish to book this holiday vacation or wish plan your holiday trip around this itinerary idea or you have other ideas, please do get in touch by filling the booking form below or online contacts page. If using our booking form or online contacts page, an And Africa Travel safari destination specialist will contact you by email to discuss your requirements.

  1. Discuss your requirements

Our destination safari specialists have the first hand knowledge about Africa, required to put your holiday plans into action. They can answer your questions, offer suggestions and advice to suit your tastes, needs, likes and budget.

  1. Refine your tailor-made custom itinerary

Your safari specialist will carefully design your holiday trip, creating a detailed itinerary which you will receive on email. Your safari specialist will answer any further questions you have and refine it until you are completely happy.

  1. Confirmation

Once you are satisfied with all the arrangements, we ask you to complete a booking form and pay a deposit of 40% of the total cost of your trip.

  1. Staying in touch

Even after booking, you’ll undoubtedly think of more questions. Feel free to call your safari specialist at any time. The same safari specialist will handle your trip from start to finish.

  1. The Online Booking Form

Please complete the enquiry form below in as much detail as possible and one of our safari specialists will respond to your enquiry within 24 hours (48 hours on a weekend) with free, no-obligation advice, or a quote if appropriate.

 

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