7 days Rwanda gorilla, chimpanzee & wildlife safaris

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7 days Rwanda gorilla, chimpanzee & wildlife safaris

This 7 days Rwanda gorilla chimpanzee & wildlife is a round circuit safari in Uganda which almost covers whatever seems the best tourist destination. This is the most common Rwanda safari suggestion which can be done in the space of 7 days. Taking this safari proposal will lead you to watching gorillas, track chimpanzees and watching plenty of wildlife. The trip starts from Kigali goes to Nyungwe forest, continue to Akagera National Park and trek gorillas at Volcanos National Park and rewind back to Kigali. This is a luxury and mid-range option considering the means of transportation and accommodation.

Trip summary

  • Day 1: Arrival at Kigali
  • Day 2: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park
  • Day 3: Chimpanzee tracking and Transfer to Akagera NP
  • Day 4: Game drive and Boat cruise
  • Day 5: Transfer to Volcanos National Park
  • Day 6: Trek gorillas
  • Day 7: Transfer Back to Kigali airport

Detailed trip

Day 1: Arrival at Kigali/7 days Rwanda gorilla chimpanzee & wildlife

This your day of arrival at Kigali International Airport, depending on your time of arrival, when time allows will take a city tour to Kigali Genocide memorial museum. Will also visit some of the shopping to make your desired shopping for the trip. Then, will have to check-in at your hotel for dinner and overnight.

Luxury: Umbwe Hotel

Mid-range: Hotel Villa Portofino Kigali

Day 2: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park/7 days Rwanda gorilla chimpanzee & wildlife

This morning comes with a vibe driving to the Nyungwe to experience some of the Central African remnants. Nyungwe is located south of Kigali on border of Rwanda, Burundi and DR Congo. This is a special is home to variety of wild species among which being a primate hub with about 13 primate species recorded at the park. Nyungwe forest retains the best experience of watching chimpanzees in Rwanda. Reaching these hyped tropical mountains will take an afternoon canopy walk on a swinging suspension. This is a world class canopy walk which leaves wanting more of the swings and walks overhead loftier trees. Then will check-in at your lodge for dinner and overnight

Luxury: One&Only Nyungwe House

Mid-range: Chimpanzee Lodge

Day 3: Chimpanzee tracking and Transfer to Akagera National Park/7 days Rwanda gorilla chimpanzee & wildlife

Today following the served breakfast, will take on a morning chimpanzee tracking session. Chimpanzee tracking at Nyungwe forest leads into the tea leaves contours, thick forests, bamboos, according to the trip kind of chimpanzee group to track. Chimpanzees at Nyungwe are habituated and trackers have a chance for a close-up encounter. The track can last between 30 minutes to about 3 hours searching for apes into the deep of the forest. And finding them, you have a limit of one hour in their presence.

With lunch en-route will embark on the drive from Nyungwe forest to Akagera National Park. You will reach Akagera in the late afternoon hours. You will have to check-in at your lodge and rest. Then, will do a night game drive, this is very amazing to watching special wild activities like seeing predators actively hunting. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight;

Luxury: Magashi Camp

Midrange: Akagera Game Lodge

Day 4: Game drive and Boat cruise/7 days Rwanda gorilla chimpanzee & wildlife

Upon your waking up in the morning, you realized the bright sun arrays heating directly on the golden savannah. Then, you will have to enjoy your served tailored breakfast. You’re now ready to embark for a morning nature walks through the savannah, and swampy landscapes of Kagera along the Akagera River. Then, en-route for lunch and take an afternoon boat cruiser on Lake Ihema watching crocodiles, hippos, several water birds like shoebill stork, kingfisher among others. Then will return to your lodge for dinner and overnight

Luxury: Magashi Lodge

Midrange: Akagera Game Lodge

Day 5: Transfer to Volcanos National Park/7 days Rwanda gorilla chimpanzee & wildlife

This day take a relaxed breakfast, and embark on a cozy drive from Akagera National Park to returning back to Kigali and accelerate your drive northwards to Volcanos National Park. Along the drive, you will enjoy a rare scenic view of rolling landscapes, this continues rolls are based on to call Rwanda a land of a thousand hills. The drive will last for about 4 hours, and reaching with lunch en-route will take a community visit in the afternoon hours in Musanze. Then will check-in at your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Luxury: Wilderness Bisate

Midrange: Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge

Day 6: Trek gorillas/7 days Rwanda gorilla chimpanzee & wildlife

It’s your final day, and a day to face your closest relatives. Following your energizing breakfast, will drive to the starting point at Volcanos National Park at least 30 minutes prior to the trekking time. Be briefed about trekking, be grouped and under the lead of an armed ranger guide embark into the jungle for the day’s hunt. The search for the gorillas can last for 30 minutes to 4 hours walking into the rush, unmade path, sometimes moist and slippery grounds until your find the gentle giants in the deep. At the sight of the gorillas you have strictly one hour of watching and be entertained. Afterwards you will return to your lodge and rest for the day. Dinner and overnight at your lodge

Luxury: Wilderness Bisate

Midrange: Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge

Day 7: Transfer Back to Kigali airport

Today wake-up and refresh with your served breakfast. Drive to Dain Fossey’s grave yards and learn all about gorilla conservation. Reaching here you get emotional on how Fossey fought for the enjoyed feature of the gorillas. Then after all you will embark on a drive back to Kigali city, and reaching your drive will be able to drop you at Kigali International Airport for your next flight.

On behalf of Early Trial Expedition Uganda, our driver guide will say goodbye to you. Then, take your flight back to your home. We believed after this trip you become our next ambassador for Early Trail Expeditions Uganda in your country and area. Thank you!

Trip inclusive;

  • 4×4 safari vehicle
  • All trip fuel
  • All meals and soft drinks
  • All Park entrances
  • Gorilla permits
  • Chimpanzee permits
  • Boat ride
  • Accommodation
  • City guided tour
  • Driver guide
  • Canopy walks
  • Dain fossey Tombs

Exclusive;

  • Visa and air ticket
  • Laundry
  • All hard drinks
  • Souvenirs
  • Tips

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