Wilderness Journeys in East Africa

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12 Days Rwanda Best Adventure Safari Tour

Day 1:  Arrival in Kigali at Kanombe International Airport
Upon your arrival at Kanombe International Airport in Kigali, you will be met by a representative from Terrain safaris who will welcome you and transfer you to your respective Hotel in Kigali for dinner and overnight stay (Hotel Chezlando for budget travelers/Hotel des Mille Collines for luxury travelers). (BB)

Day 2: Kigali City tour and transfer to Parc National de Volcanoes
After breakfast at your Hotel in the morning, you will have a short Kigali city tour and later you will drive northwards to Kinigi via Ruhengeri. En route, the journey offers you beautiful scenery of rolling hills for which Rwanda is well known to be the country of a thousand hills. Dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Hotel/Kinigi Guest House/Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge (FB)

Day 3: Gorilla Tracking in PNV
This will be your best day. After breakfast at your lodge or guest house, you will head to the park headquarters in Kinigi for a briefing from the park wardens. After the briefing, you will then head for gorilla tracking with in Volcanoes National park with the rest of the trackers. Your encounter with these man’s closest shy friends will be a highlight of your Rwanda Safari and the experience you will get this day, will be memorable and your safari will be a once life time to remember. Gorilla tracking/trekking can take 2 to 8 hours with in this jungle forest and it depends on the movement of the Gorillas on the previous and that particular day. After tracking, you will retire to your hotel for dinner and overnight at Gorilla Nest Hotel/Kinigi Guest House/Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge (FB)

Day 4: Golden monkeys trekking and transfer to Lake Kivu
In the morning you will set out for Golden Monkey trekking with in the forest. Return to the lodge for lunch and after transfer to Lake Kivu. Upon arrival, you can relax at the beach or take a swim in this fresh and bilharzia-free lake. Dinner and overnight stay at Lake Kivu Serena Hotel or Paradise Malahide Hotel (FB)

Day 5: Lake Kivu 
After breakfast at the Hotel, you will take a boat trip to the coffee growing island on Lake Kivu. The cruise will reward you with a spectacular beautiful view of the Nyiragongo Volcano which last erupted in 2002. After the cruise, have a short tour around Gisenyi and later return back to your Hotel for dinner and overnight stay at Lake Kivu Serena Hotel or Paradise Malahide Hotel (FB)

Day 6: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park
After an early morning breakfast, you will leave this area and transfer to Nyungwe forest National Park. This is a home to almost 25% of the African Primate species.  Upon arrival, you will take a canopy walk with in the forest. Specifically, the canopy walk is good for birders so as to enable them spot a variety of bird species with in the forest. While enjoying the canopy walk, look out for birds like the Rwenzori Turacco, black and white casqued hornbill and also do not miss spots of large troops of colobus monkeys. Return to the Guest House or lodge for dinner and overnight at Gisakura Guest House/Nyungwe Forest Lodge (FB)

Day 7: Chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe Forest National Park
After a fully served breakfast at the lodge, you will go for the chimpanzee tracking activity with in the forest. You will set out when its still dark like 5:00am in the morning and reach the area where the chimpanzees are found with in the forest when its already day like at 6:00am. Take your time and watch the chimpanzees. Besides the Chimpanzees, you look out for other primate species like the Angola colobus monkeys, forest birds, reptiles and butterflies. Return for lunch, relaxation, dinner and overnight at Gisakura Guest House/Nyungwe Forest Lodge (FB)

Day 8: Nyungwe national park and transfer back to Kigali.
After breakfast at the Guest house or lodge, you will drive back to Kigali. En route you will visit the Botanical Gardens and the cultural museum in Butare which was donated by the Belgium government in 1989. Continue and visit the traditional palace of Rwanda’s Former King in Nyanza. Later connect to Kigali for dinner and overnight stay at Hotel Chezlando for budget travelers/Hotel des Mille Collines for luxury travelers. (BB)

Day 9: Transfer to Akagera National Park
In the morning after breakfast, you will be transferred to Akagera National Park for a wildlife safari. The Park is one of the most complex Savannah ecosystems in Rwanda and in Eat Africa at large with beautiful landscapes, abundant birdlife and the big game animals. Upon arrival, you will go for a cone ride which will offer you with beautiful views of the Park’s water loving animals. Dinner and overnight at Akagera Game Lodge (FB)

Day 10: Full day game viewing safari in Akagera National Park
After breakfast, you will set out for a full day game viewing safari with in the Park with your packed lunch. Explore the park and search for the big game safaris like Elephants, Lions, and Buffaloes and so on. Retire in the evening to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay at Dinner and overnight at Akagera Game Lodge (FB)

Day 11: Transfer back to Kigali and Kigali City Tour
After breakfast, you will return to Kigali for a city tour to the genocide Memorial sites, craft shops and so many other places. Relax at your Hotel and later have lunch and dinner at Hotel Chezlando for budget travelers/Hotel des Mille Collines for luxury travelers. (BB)

Day 12: Departure
Depending on the time of your departure flight, you will be transferred to the Airport for your flight schedule back home.