13 days Rwanda Expedition Safari
13 days Rwanda Expedition is Remarkable safari which includes Gorilla trekking Rwanda Expedition will leave your adventurous spirit filled! You will have a City tour and head to Akagera National Park, you will have a game drive and boat ride, visit the Nyungwe forest for chimpanzee trekking and canopy walk, Nature walk to waterfalls, Twin Lakes then go for the amazing Volcanoes gorilla tracking in their typical mist, relax at Lake Kivu and you can enjoy the fresh fried fish and then end the trip with Kigali city tour to famous historical site and shop souvenirs' and curios for winding up the 13 days Rwanda Expedition safari.
DAY 1 ARRIVAL AND TRANSFER TO BOOKED ACCOMMODATION
Upon your arrival at the Airport, you will be welcomed by your driver / tour guide who will transfer you to your booked accommodation for Dinner and overnight
DAY 2 KIGALI CITY TOUR EXPEDITION
After your breakfast, we will set out for a city tour in Kigali, have a visit to the landmarks of colonial post – independence, genocide and post – genocide times. After your lunch, you will transfer to Bugesera to visit the reconciliation village, Nyamata and Ntarama genocide churches. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
DAY 3 TRANSFER FROM KIGALI TO AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK.
After your delicious African breakfast, you will drive to Kirehe and visit Imigongo, here you will learn about the ancient artisan in the region. After you have had lunch, get a view of the beautiful waterfalls in Rusumo on the border of Tanzania and Rwanda. You will then drive to Akagera National Park. Upon your arrival, check in for Dinner and Overnight at the Hotel.
DAY 4 GAME DRIVE AND VILLAGE VISIT
Wake up to an early breakfast and set out for your game, you may get to encounter various wildlife and birds. After depart to the northern part of the Park and visit the pastoralist heritage experience. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
DAY 5 MORNING GAME DRIVE AND BOAT RIDE ON LAKE IHEMA
After our breakfast, you will have another Game drive to search more wildlife that was missed on the previous drive. Return to the lodge for lunch and after you will take a stunning boat ride on Lake Ihema to spot aquatic wildlife like crocodiles, hippos and over 50 species of water birds like pelicans, sunbirds among others.
DAY 6 GAME DRIVE IN AKAGERA PARK AND VISIT TWIN LAKES
You will transfer to Ruhengeri for ethnobotany tours after your breakfast. You will later have your lunch before visiting the twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo. Enjoy some time with the local community and getting involved in the local project initiatives like brick making and harvesting honey. Dinner and overnight at your lodge of choice in Ruhengeri town.
DAY 7 MOUNTAIN GORILLA TRACKING VOLCANOES
After your early morning breakfast, you will attend a short briefing before setting out into the forest for an adventurous Gorilla Tracking experience. We shall have your packed lunch and plenty of water. Visit Buhanga forest for Kinigi Cultural Village. Dinner and overnight.
DAY 8 COMMUNITY EXCURSION – LAKE KIVU
Head to the Banana and Sorghum beer production sites after breakfast, learn how African beer is brewed and even get to taste it. You will then transfer to the shores of Lake Kivu to relax. Retire for Dinner and overnight.
DAY 9 TRAVEL TO GISENYI THEN GOMA TOWN
After your breakfast, you will head on to tour Gisenyi town. Have your lunch and after a visit to Goma town in Congo, you will transfer by boat to Kibuye with en- route visit Amahoro Island. Dinner and Overnight at your Hotel.
DAY 10 KIBUYE – NYUNGWE FOREST
After breakfast, transfer by boat to Cyangugu – Kamembe town and get some time of relaxation at the lakeside. Dinner and Overnight.
DAY 11 NYUNGWE CHIMPANZEE TREKKING AND CANOPY WALK EXPEDITION
You will head out to the park headquarters after your breakfast for a briefing about the Chimpanzee and what to expect while tracking as well as what is expected of you. You will then go into the forest to begin your tracking. Colobus, vervet monkeys in Nyungwe Forest National Park . Lunch and after take canopy walk trail to experience other primates, birds and scenic view of canopies. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
DAY 12 NATURE WALK TO WATERFALLS
We shall first have breakfast before heading out to the Kamiranzovu swamps to view other primate species like the black and white colobus monkeys.
DAY 13 TRANSFER FROM NYUNGWE TO KIGALI CITY
After breakfast, you will visit the National Museum and discover the pre- colonial architecture as well as the history of Rwanda, enjoy traditional dancers from the museum or the National University. History-minded exploration of Nyanza, visit the King's palace and traditional home where you will cook and share lunch with the family. On your way back to Kigali, you will visit the Basilica of Kabgayi. Dinner and overnight at your booked accommodation.
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