4 Day Safari in Akagera and Gorillas Trekking

Overview

This tour will begin and will end in Kigali, a closer drive to Bwindi National Park than from Kampala. The first day you will enjoy a game Safari in Akagera National Park, On day 2 you will drive from Kigali to Bwindi. On day 3, it will be tracking gorillas, day 4 Tracking Golden Monkey in Volcanoes National park, Visit Iby’iwacu cultural centre (Now called Gorilla guardians village-1.5 hours and then return to Kagali same day.

Geting There

  • This tour starts and ends in Kigali
  • We can help select your international flights, but you’ll have to book them yourself
  • Fly to/from Kigali Airport (KGL – Check price)
  • Transfer from and back to the airport can be arranged for an extra cost
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged

Tour Features

  • This tour include accommodation.
  • Wildlife viewing activities are run by the lodges/camps and will be shared with others.
  • This tour Can start any day depending on the availibility of the permit
  • This Tour Can be customized if you request changes to this
  • This is a Private Tour will be organized exclusively for you. However,
  • Solo travelers can book this private tour.
  • The minimum age for this tour is 15 years.
  • Getting around: pop-up roof minivan & normal 4×4 vehicle

Wildlife

Day 1. Drive to Akagera park, Back To Kigali

The Drive wi pick you at Your Hotel At 5.00am and start your 2 hours journey, Passing through some of Rwanda’s phenomenal landscape in the Eastern province of Rwanda. The adventure will begin with an exciting Game Drive where you discover the diverse wildlife traversing the Kilala plain. Packed lunch will be provided to fuel you for the adventure that lies ahead, In the afternoon you will enjoy a boat ride that will allow you to cruise the serene and picturesque Lake Ihema, giving you the opportunity to see game from a different perspective. You will then be driven back to Kigali and dropped off at your hotel.

Where you will Stay

Main Destinati

Main Destination: Akagera Park

Meals: Lunch & Dinner

Accomodation: Kigali 2000 Hotel

Day 2 Drive from Kigali to Bwindi National park

 Our driver will meet you at Kigali Internationa airport or At your Hotel. Then be transferred to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, home to the remaining gorillas in the world. Border crossing will be an exciting part of this 4-hour journey. There are spectacular and breathtaking views along the way. The view of the Rwandan and Ugandan mountain terraces will surely leave you in awe. The area is referred to as “Switzerland of Africa.” Bwindi Park is a mountainous and biodiverse area found in southwest part of Uganda. This is a home to the remaining gorillas in the world. These gorillas feed on fruits, leaves, and roots from the fern species and trees inhabiting the park.

Where you will say

Main destination: Bwindi Nationa Park

Meals &Drink: Diner at Lodge

Accomodation: Rushaga Gorillas Lodge

Day 3 Gorillas Trekking and Drive to Volcanoes park

In the morning at 6.am get up early morning, take your break fast and drive to Bwindi National Park station for Registration and briefign befor you start the gorilla tracking. This activity is proven to be one of the most thrilling and exciting wildlife experiences that individuals should not miss. The gorilla trekking may take between 2 and 6 hours. However, this is all worth the time and effort. An experienced ranger will guide you and participants of this tour. The ranger will also share some interesting facts about gorillas’ lifestyle, and flora and fauna within the area. This tour gives you the chance to spend an hour with the gorillas before you go back to your lodge, eat your lunch, and tra to volcanoes National Park where you will Track Golden Monkeys.

Accomodation you will use

Main Destination: Volcanoes Park

Meals: All Meals Included

Accomodation: Gorilla Luxury Lodge

Day 4 Golden Monkey Trekking and Drive To Kigali

Wake early Morning take your breakfast at 6.00Am, and leave the your lodge by 06.30Am. And drive to the Volcanoes National Park Station for brieifing and registration before you start your Golden Monkeys trekking. A park guide will be assigned for briefing at 07h00 and departure for Golden monkeys Trekking. The Trekking may take between 2 and 4 hours. However, this is all worth the time and effort. An experienced ranger will guide you and participants of this tour. The ranger will also share some interesting facts about Golden Monkeys’ lifestyle, and flora and fauna within the area. you will spend an hour with the Monkey before you go back to your lodge, eat your lunch, After Lunch you will visit Iby’iwacu cultural centre (Now called Gorilla guardians village-1.5 hours). Thereafter, Drive back to Kigali, where we will arrive late around 18h00. End of tour, debriefing and drop-off.

Cost

From 1325 Per person

Included in The cost

  • Park fees (For non-residents)
  • Gorilla permits (One per person, non-resident)
  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)

Excluded in Cost

  • International flights(From/to home)
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips(Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items(Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Drinks