Rwanda Wildlife Safari

7 Days Tour Highlights of Rwanda

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Embark on a captivating 7-day tour of Rwanda, immersing yourself in the vibrant culture, breathtaking landscapes, and awe-inspiring wildlife encounters. This itinerary offers a rich blend of experiences, from exploring the bustling city of Kigali to trekking with gorillas in the Virunga Mountains and unwinding by the serene Lake Kivu. Rwanda’s diverse attractions promise an unforgettable adventure showcasing the best the country has to offer.

Tour Highlights

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Tour Itinerary

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  • This itinerary can be tailored to suit personal preferences and interests, allowing for a more personalized and fulfilling experience.

  • Day 1: Arrival in Kigali

    Upon arrival at Kigali International Airport, the vibrant capital of Rwanda welcomes you. You'll be transferred to your chosen accommodation to settle in and prepare for the adventure ahead. Kigali, known for its clean streets and friendly atmosphere, offers a captivating introduction to Rwanda. Take the afternoon to explore local markets, learn about the country's history, or simply unwind at a café.

  • Day 2: Kigali City Tour

    Begin the day with a comprehensive city tour of Kigali, a city that has emerged from a troubled past into a thriving and clean metropolis. A visit to the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre is a powerful and emotional experience, providing valuable insights into Rwanda's history. Explore vibrant markets like Kimironko and later, treat your taste buds to Rwandan cuisine at one of Kigali's excellent restaurants

  • Day 3: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

    Today, venture northwest to Volcanoes National Park, a haven for wildlife and the famed mountain gorillas. The drive offers picturesque views of Rwanda's hilly terrain. Arrive at the park, where the misty Virunga Mountains welcome you. Check into your lodge, often nestled in the foothills, and anticipate the exciting gorilla trekking experience tomorrow.

  • Day 4: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

    The highlight of the tour unfolds today with a gorilla trekking adventure. After a briefing by park authorities, you'll set out on a thrilling trek into the heart of the Virunga Mountains. Encounter a gorilla family, observe their behaviors, and capture unforgettable moments. The hour spent with these gentle giants is a memory to cherish. Return to your lodge for a well-deserved rest and to relive the day's extraordinary experience

  • Day 5: Golden Monkey Trekking and Cultural Visit

    Today offers a different perspective of Volcanoes National Park. Embark on a golden monkey trek, witnessing these playful and captivating creatures in their natural habitat. In the afternoon, immerse yourself in Rwandan culture with a visit to a local community. Engage in traditional practices, learn about Rwandan crafts, and enjoy cultural performances. It's an opportunity to connect with the warm-hearted people of Rwanda.

  • Day 6: Transfer to Lake Kivu

    Bid farewell to the Virunga Mountains and head to Lake Kivu, one of Africa's Great Lakes. Arriving at the lake, check into a lakeside resort where you can unwind by the tranquil waters. Lake Kivu is known for its scenic beauty and is an ideal place to enjoy water activities, visit nearby fishing villages, or simply relax on the shores and soak in the peaceful ambiance

  • Day 7: Lake Kivu Activities and Departure

    Your last day in Rwanda is dedicated to exploring the beauty of Lake Kivu. Engage in various activities such as boat rides, kayaking, or hiking in the surrounding hills to capture the essence of this magnificent lake. Later in the day, transfer back to Kigali, either for your departure or to extend your stay in Rwanda, reflecting on the incredible experiences and memories made during this enriching journey.

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