Epic Rwanda Safari

Epic Rwanda Safari

Experience Rwanda on this 8 days safari adventure. This trip involves visiting two of Rwanda’s national parks i.e. Nyungwe National Park and Volcanoes national park. Spice up your stay with a visit to Lake Kivu and interact with the local communities. Come let’s take you on a journey you will never forget.

Days (8)

  1. Arrival At Kigali International Airport
    • Day 1

    Upon arrival at Kigali international airport, you will be welcomed by our driver guide. He will brief you about your 8 days safari and then drive you to your booked accommodation for dinner and overnight stay. Meal Plan: Dinner

  2. Transfer To Nyungwe Forest National Park. (travel Time: +5 Hours)
    • Day 2

    After breakfast, start off your journey to discover Nyungwe forest national park. Along the way, make stopovers at Royal Palace Museum and the Ethnographic Museum in Southern Province to learn about Rwanda’s history and cultures. You will have lunch en route at one of the local restaurants. Upon arrival at Nyungwe, you will check-in at your booked accommodation and spend the afternoon at leisure. Have dinner and overnight stay. Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  3. Chimpanzee Tracking And Canopy Walk
    • Day 3

    After breakfast, you will be dropped at Nyungwe headquarters for briefing before venturing into chimpanzee tracking. Although chimpanzees hog the limelight, Nyungwe forest has more 12 primate species to look out for. Smell the freshness as you listen to the birds singing in the trees. The forest is also home to a colorful variety of birds and butterfly species. Upon finding the chimpanzees, you will be allowed one hour in their company. Observe them as you take pictures, audio and visual recordings. After tracking the chimps, return to the lodge for lunch and then go for the canopy walk. This exhilarating walk on a 70 meters suspended metallic bridge affords you a scenic overview of Nyungwe forest and its environs. Also, get to see birds and primates up close while on this approximately 2 hour venture. Later in the afternoon return to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay. Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch & dinner.

  4. Transfer To Gisenyi
    • Day 4

    After a relaxed morning breakfast, you will transfer to Lake Kivu, Gisenyi area. Relax as you drive through the beautiful country side ride to view of Lake Kivu. Check in at your booked accommodation and spend the whole day at leisure. Feel the cool breeze from the lake.

  5. Transfer To Musanze (travel Time: 3 Hours)
    • Day 5

    After a relaxed breakfast, experience the beautiful sun rise over Lake Kivu. Take a boat ride to explore the beautiful attractions within this great lake. Disembark from the boat to take on a nature walk on one of the islands. Lake Kivu is also a birders’ haven as it is home to a number of bird species like the comrand, pied king fishers, weaver birds, heron to mention but a few. Return to the shore, have lunch and drive off to Musanze. The drive is roughly 3 hours long. Upon arrival, check in at your lodge where you will also have dinner and overnight stay. Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch & dinner.

  6. Gorilla Trekking And Cultural Experience
    • Day 6

    Today after your early morning breakfast, at 7.30 am, you will be transported to the park’s headquarters for the pre-trek briefing. Explore Volcanoes National Park in search of the rare mountain gorillas. Trekking can last from 1-6hrs depending on the movement of the gorillas. Upon meeting the gorillas, you will have one hour to gaze into the eyes of these gentle giants. Take pictures, audio, and visual recordings as you watch them go about their daily activities like feeding, grooming, playing etc. Return to the park headquarters, and drive back to your accommodation. Later in the afternoon, you will go for a local community visit particularly the Iby' Iwacu Cultural Centre. At the center you will get to learn about Rwanda’s traditional history of past kingship, leadership, marriage, beer making, and local herbs to mention but a few. Dinner and overnight stay at your booked accommodation. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

  7. Golden Monkey Trekking And Transfer To Kigali (travel Time: 2 Hours)
    • Day 7

    After breakfast, report to park headquarters for briefing before your golden monkey trekking adventure. The activity is not as strenuous as gorilla trekking since the monkeys never go to high altitudes. Upon finding the golden monkeys, you will be allowed one hour with them. You will later return to the lodge for lunch and later transfer to Kigali. If time permits, do a Kigali city tour to visit the Kigali genocide memorial ground and Kimironko local market for shopping. Have dinner and overnight stay at your booked accommodation in Kigali.

  8. Transfer To The Airport And Departure
    • Day 8

    After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport to catch up with your onward flight. End of service.


canopy walk
A gorilla permit
A chimpanzee permit
A golden monkey permit
Kigali city tour
Full board accommodation for 7 nights
Airport transfers
Boat ride on L.Kivu
Game drive
Ground transportation
Drinking water