4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari to Akagera National Park and Volcanoes National Park
This 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari and wildlife tour takes you on a gorilla trek in Volcanoes National Park, a savannah safari.
4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari Overview
This 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari and wildlife tour takes you on a gorilla trek in Volcanoes National Park, a savannah safari in Akagera National Park, and a city tour in Kigali. The 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari and Wildlife tour starts and ends in Kigali and other activities on this safari include boat trips, camping, and trekking in the misty highlands. You must have a gorilla trekking permit for this particular safari which is included in the price of this safari. Rwanda Safari takes you on safari and wildlife in Akagera National Park and a city tour of Kigali.
4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari Highlights
- Arrival in Kigali and transfer to Akagera National Park
- Drive to Volcanoes National Park in Akagera.
- Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park
Safari Inclusions and Exclusions
- Transportation in a tour van/Land cruiser
- Service of an English -speaking tour guide/driver
- All activities mentioned in the itinerary
- Park admissions
- Accommodation on full board
- Entrance fees to all destinations as per the program
- Transfer to and from the airport
- All activities not mentioned in the program
- Phone calls bills
- International transfers
- Gratitude to tour guides
- Personal Insurance
- Personal effects of any nature
- Hotel fees before and after the safari
Detailed 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari and Wildlife Tour
Day 1: Arrival in Kigali and proceed to Akagera National Park
Upon arrival at Kigali Airport, our driver guide will meet you for a 4-day Rwanda Gorilla Trekking and Safari tour before transferring you to Akagera National Park. You arrive in the afternoon and check into the hotel. You eat lunch. After refreshments, your guide will brief you on the whole event and prepare you for the next one.
You will take a boat trip on the beautiful Lake Ihema, on this cruise you will be able to see animals such as hippos, giant crocodiles, and many water birds such as African Ospreys, Papyrus Papyrus, and Storks.
- Luxury: Ruzizi Tented Camp
- Intermediate: Akagera Game Lodge
- Budget: Hotel Deva
- Medium plan: lunch and dinner
Day 2 of 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari: Game in Akagera and transfer to Volcanoes National Park
After breakfast on the second day of the 4-Day Rwanda Gorilla Trekking and Wildlife Safari, you will be picked up by your driver guide for an early morning game drive. You will be able to catch morning pronghorn and large carnivores including lions, hyenas, antelopes, zebras, elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, elands, impalas, oribis, antelopes, and more.
After this exciting game, return to the lodge for lunch and visit the Volcanoes National Park. Upon arrival, you will have the opportunity to explore the town of Ruhengeri, visit the bustling local market, and then proceed to your hotel for check-in. After dinner and rest.
Overnight stay recommended
- Amarembo Gorilla Village
- Virunga Lodge
- Governor’s Camp
- Lodge Mountain Gorilla View
- Gorilla Cave
- Le Bamboo Gorilla Cottage
- Meal plan: full board
Day 3 of 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park
On the third day of the 4-day Rwanda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari, you will depart early to the park headquarters where you will learn about Gorilla Trekking rules and regulations. They will send you a park ranger guide who will lead you on the trek to your assigned gorilla family. You enter the forest and look for gorillas in the volcanoes and green valleys of Mount Virunga. When you find gorillas, you can spend a long hour with them in their natural habitat, watching them take care of their babies and go about their daily lives.
Take pictures of as many of them as possible under the guidance of the guide rangers. You will return to the hotel for lunch to rest and rejuvenate. Later in the late afternoon, you will visit the twin lakes of Ruhondo and Burera for a cultural experience. You return to the hotel for dinner and rest.
- Amarembo gorilla village
- Virunga lodge
- Governor’s camp
- Mountain Gorilla view lodge
- Gorilla nest lodge
- Le Bambou Gorilla lodge
- Meal plan: full board
Day 4 of 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari: Return to Kigali and departure
After an early breakfast, you will return to Kigali. If your flight is not scheduled for the same day, go for a short city tour of Kigali with a chance to visit the Genocide Memorial and colorful souvenir market before heading to your hotel or airport for your flight home.
Meal plan: breakfast and lunch
Activities on this 4-day Rwanda Gorilla Trekking and Wildlife Safari
- Game driver
- Gorilla Trekking
- Joint walks
- Visit Twin Lakes
- Kigali city tour