This is a comprehensive 7 days Rwanda safari where you get to explore all the national parks in Rwanda. Game drives in Akagera National Park will allow you see various wildlife found in the park, at Volcanoes national park you will do gorilla trekking and you will end your tour in Nyungwe forest national park with chimpanzee trekking & Canopy walk.
Nyungwe is home to over 13 primate’s species which you will get to see during this tour.
*Akagera National Park entrance fees & Boat trip
*Gorilla trekking permit
*Chimpanzee tracking permit
*Canopy Walk permit
*Gorilla guardians village entrance fees
*Accommodation (6 nights), Full board on safari as per itinerary.
*All Museum entrance fees
*All meals as stipulated in the itinerary.
*Full time English/ French specking driver guide
*Ground transportation by 4x4 wheel drive
*Mineral water in the car during the safari
*Medical evacuation insurance.
*The cost of obtaining visas (Rwanda visa can be obtained with ease at Kigali international airport at the rate of 30$ per person, Passport should be valid at least 6 months beyond period of stay).
*Tips (Tipping guideline $ 10 per person) but it's a choice not obligatory.
All international flights arrive at Kigali International Airport, just 10km from Kigali city center. Nationals of all countries receive a visa on arrival at Kigali International Airport and all land borders (cost of obtained visa is $30 per person).
Airlines servicing Kigali International Airport are: RwandAir, Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, KLM, Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines.
Ground transportation by 4x4 wheel drive & Driver tour guide.
*Hotel Des Mille Collines: The most famous hotel in Kigali, crowd of up to 2000 people who were saved by the hotel by the hotel opening in 1994 during the Genocide against the Tutsi.
*Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel; located on the road going to Kinigi - Musanze (Volcanoes National Park Headquarters), the perfect starting point to go for different activities that the Volcanoes National Park is offering.
*Ruzizi tented Lodge:
Food: Local and international menus at restaurant, Bar & lounge area.
*Color choice; Khaki, green, grey and black (bright colors should be avoided)
*Have a small backpack as it is useful to carry your stuffs.
*You need light weight hiking boots.
*Take a light jumper and lightweight breathable waterproof jacket/trousers.
*Lightweight long wool socks which are comfortable for a mountain tropical forest.
*A few long-sleeved shirts/trousers.
*Sweater for cool evenings and chilly mornings
*Insect repellents to protect you from Mosquito bites.
*The minimum age for Chimpanzee Trekking hike is 15 years.
*The minimum age for Gorilla Trekking is 15 years.
Any changes in travel arrangement must be communicated to Vazquez Tours & Travel Ltd immediately.
1. Up to 75 days prior to your arrival, 25% of the total cost will be forfeited as cancellation fees.
2. Should cancellation be received in less than 75 days prior to your arrival, 50% of the total cost would be levied as cancellation charge.
3. Cancellation received in less than 60 days prior to your arrival would attract 100 % of total paid as cancellation fee.
*Passengers should bring only soft sided bags on safaris as our vehicles have limited luggage space.
*All the passengers must have identification Card/Passport with them throughout their Travel.
*In case of non-availability. We may have to reroute and provide alternative accommodation at lodges/hotels of similar category.
Touring Rwanda can be done all year round.
Day1: Arrival (Kigali)
Arrive at Hotel Des Milles Collines for check in; Dinner & overnight Day meal plan: Dinner Overnight: Hotel Des Milles Collines
Day 2: Kigali City Tour & Transfer to Akagera Park
Lunch, and after having lunch around 1Pm, transfer by road to Akagera National Park lies in eastern Rwanda. Arriving at Akagera Park (2, 5 hours away from Kigali). Transfer to park headquarters for registration and then proceed on boat ride on Lake Ihema.
Transfer to your lodge for check in; Dinner & overnight.
Day meal plan: Breakfast, lunch & dinner. Overnight: Ruzizi Tented Lodge.
Day 3: Game Drive & Transfer to Volcanoes Park
Plenty animals can be seen, including; Elephants, Giraffes, Buffaloes, Zebras, Hippos, Crocodiles, lions, Rhinos, Leopards, Hyenas, Antelopes ... etc.
Lunch en-route. Transfer to Volcanoes National Park in Kinigi - Musanze.
Arrive at Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel for check in; Dinner & overnight.
Day meal plan: Breakfast, lunch & dinner Overnight: Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel
Day 4: Gorilla Trekking & Cultural Safari
Tracking can be between 90 minutes - 6 hours depending on what family group assigned. You will spend 1 hour with gorillas.
Lunch. Later in the afternoon, you will visit the famous Gorilla Guardians Village.
Return to you hotel for dinner & overnight.
Day meal plan: Breakfast, lunch & dinner Overnight: FVBH
Day 5: Museums & Transfer to Nyungwe National Park
The Palace was restored to its 19th Century state as a Replica and was made with traditional materials.
Lunch and proceed to Nyungwe National Park.
Arrive at Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel, for check in; Dinner & overnight.
Day meal plan: Breakfast, lunch & dinner Overnight: Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel
Day 6: Chimpanzee tracking & Canopy Walk
Later return to your lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, you will drive to Uwinka visitors Center for the canopy tour.
The two hour walk on top of the forest offers you impressive views of the Nyungwe forest.
Return to your hotel for dinner & overnight. Day meal plan: Breakfast, lunch & dinner Overnight: Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel.
Day 7: Museum & Transfer Back to Kigali
You will make a stop in Butare to visit the Ethnographic museum; the largest Museum in Rwanda with over 100,000 artifacts that bring out the history and traditions of Rwanda in detail.
Lunch in Butare city. Later drive back to Kigali city, Proceed to Kigali International Airport for your departure flight or to your hotel. Day meal plan: Breakfast & Lunch.
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Note: Gorilla tracking permits are usually on high demand. You are advised to book your gorilla tour early enough to avoid the rigours of the last minute bookings and disappointments.