11 Days Rwanda Primates and Gorilla Safari
Day one: Arrival
On your arrival at the airport in Kigali, you will be welcome by your tour guide who will then transfer you to the hotel. Dinner and overnight at Serena Hotel Kigali or Hotel Des Mil Coline. Bed and breakfast
Day Two: Akagera
After breakfast, go for the city tour where you will visit Ntarama and Nyamata Genocide Memorial and visit the genocide memorial center in Kigali then later transfer to Akagera National Park. Dinner and overnight at Akagera Game Lodge. Full board
Day Three: Akagera
After your breakfast, go for the morning game drive. Then later take a boat ride on Lake Ihema: Overnight at Akagera Game Lodge. Full board.
Day Four: Akagera - Kinigi
Early morning breakfast, and then depart for Ruhengeri arriving in the evening. Dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla view, Sylva Back Lodge, Virunga Volcanoes Lodges (High end) or La Palme, (Medium range) or Kinigi guest House (Basic accommodation)
Day Five: Gorilla Tracking
Early morning breakfast then transfer to the Kinigi headquarters for briefing and allocation of the gorilla group as you experience traditional dancers and learn about Rwandan drumming, singing and dancing. Then go to the forest for gorilla tracking returning in time for lunch. Later in the afternoon at the Ebi’wachu where you learn about Rwanda's tradition. Dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla view, Sylva Back Lodge, Virunga Volcanoes Lodges (High end) or La Palme, (Medium range) or Kinigi guest House (Basic accommodation)
Leave after your breakfast to Gisenyi and visit the fishing village, hot springs, visit DRC-Rwanda border (Gisenyi town) and relax at the lake side in the evening. Overnight at Serena Lake Kivu or Stepp Hotel. Full board
Day Seven: Gisenyi - Kibuye
After your healthy breakfast, depart for Kibuye visiting Bisesero genocide memorial, Kibuye church and Nyange school genocide memorial. Then in the afternoon, take a boat to Amahoro Island, the Island of Peace. Overnight at a recommended hotel in Kibuye.
Day Eight: Kibuye - Nyungwe
Depart Kibuye after your breakfast then head for Nyungwe Forest National Park. Then you can visit the tea plantations and any nearby market or just relax at the lodge. Dinner and overnight at Nyungwe Forest Lodge or Gisakura Guest House. Full board.
Day Nine: Chimp Tracking
You need to wake up very early to go for Chimp trekking in the morning returning in time for lunch. After you lunch, you can relax at your room. Dinner and overnight at Nyungwe Forest Lodge or Gisakura Guest House. Full board.
Day Ten: Nyungwe - Kigali
Leaving Nyungwe forest to Kigali, stop over at Nyanza palace to visit the royal palace, the national museum, lunch at Nyanza, after lunch drive to Kigali. Dinner and overnight at Serena Hotel Kigali or Hotel Des Mil Coline. Bed and breakfast.
After breakfast, you can buy Souvenirs before you are transferred to the airport to catch your flight back home.