Day 1: Airport Transfer to Hotel.
Upon arrival at Kigali international airport, you will go through custom and immigration, and you will be met by our company guide and later drive to your booked hotel accommodation for, dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park.
Today after taking your early morning breakfast, you will wait for your Covid test results, later checkout of the lodge and drive to visit the Kigali genocide memorial grounds, which honors the memory of the more than one million Rwandans killed in 1994 through education and peace-building. Later you will proceed with a drive to Musanze through the magnificent route to your booked accommodation to catch up with the late lunch and later spend the rest of the afternoon relax and prepare for the next day’s trekking or visit the Diane Fossey institute if time permits. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel
Day 3: Gorilla trekking experience
Early morning cup of coffee, then prepare for the briefing from the park officials and thereafter enter the jungle to search the shy mountain gorillas and enjoy their life style in their real home. After meeting the gorillas, you can sit around these great apes for a whole hour gazing into their big round eyes. On a gorilla safari, a reasonable degree of fitness is required as well as walking shoes, packed food and mineral water, insect repellent, sun screen and hut. The gorilla tracking experience takes half or whole day depending on the movement of these primates. After this gorilla tracking experience in Rwanda, you will have informative memorable experience in life. In the afternoon, you will head for cultural experience at Iby iwacu cultural center, had a great taste of Rwanda culture. Later return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Nature walk at Buhanga Eco Park & Twin Lake visit
Today after you warm early morning breakfast, you will be picked by our safari driver guide who will transfer you to the park headquarters for briefing and drive off, for nature walk at Buhanga Eco Park, have a lovely nature walk experience this beautiful park, with strong kingship history. You will later return for lunch, and twin for Canoe ride in the twin lakes, as well as visit to the Diane fossey institute to learn about the great work of this amazing lady. Dinner and overnight at the hotel
Day 5: Transfer to Lake Kivu, take a boat to visit the Coffee plantation.
After a delightful breakfast in the morning, you will transfer to Gisenyi, which is roughly an hour away from Musanze, and you will head for a boat trip in Lake Kivu, which is roughly a two hours boat trip to explore this beautiful Lake and its numerous islands, and later proceed for a coffee experience in Kinunu, where you have a real taste of Rwandan organic coffee, before you transfer back to the lodge for late lunch, and spend the afternoon at leisure, or visit Atalier de poupee, learn about the great work of these amazing ladies, some of whom are widows. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 6: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest with canopy walk
Today, after you morning breakfast, you will transfer to Nyungwe forest via Kibuye through the beautiful Congo Nile trail that rewards you with stunning view of Lake Kivu, and the neighboring villages, and check in at your lodge for lunch. After lunch, you will head off to visit the forest for a canopy walk, for a great tree top view and later return to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 7: Chimpanzee tracking & transfer to Kigali
Today, after your early morning cap of African coffee, you will leave your hotel to experience the natural forest of Nyungwe well known for having 13 species of primates, and transferred to the park for briefing and chimpanzee trekking. You will be entitled to one hour on finding the chimpanzees. After doing the chimpanzee trek, head for lunch before driving off to Kigali. Visit King Palace Royal Museum along the way. Dinner and overnight at the hotel
Day 8: Transfer to Akagera National Park. Travel time +2hours
Early morning enjoy your buffer breakfast and checkout of the hotel and you will as well have departure covid test and later proceed to Akagera national park and catch up with lunch. Afternoon, head for boat trip on Lake Ihema. Enjoy a one hour boat ride on this beautiful lake, watching a number of bird species, crocodiles and hippos, later return, have a brief game drive before driving back to the lodge.
Day 9: Fully day game drive and return to Kigali
After an early morning breakfast at 6:00 am and leave for an early morning game drive in Akagera national park to catch up with late hunters and early risers. We will be searching for the big mammals like Elephants, Giraffes, Buffaloes, several Antelope species, and recently the re-introduced Lions and Rhinos. The park is a varied habitat for wildlife and a number bird species with over 500 bird species in the park making it a birding paradise. You will have a picnic lunch. After lunch, proceed with your game drive for more search of abundant wildlife within this great park. Later return to the lodge for dinner and evening stay at the lodge.
Day 10: Transfer back to Kigali
After an early morning breakfast, depending on your flight time, you will be transferred to the airport to catch up with your onward flight.