5-days visit Rwanda with a gorilla trekking safari. Rwanda is one of the most memorable adventures in the country of a thousand hills, and you will spot even more varieties of beautiful scenery. Visit Akagera National Park, local communities, gorilla trekking, Iby’iwacu cultural village, visit an orphanage home, and a city tour is a stunning venture!
Highlights for 5-days visit Rwanda and gorilla trekking safari
- Kigali airport.
- Guided game viewing in Akagera National Park
- Ruhengeri and local culture
- Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park
- Travel in a customized 4WD safari vehicle
- Cultural encounter at Iby’iwacu cultural village
Detailed itinerary for 5-days gorilla and chimpanzee tracking in Rwanda
Day 1: Kigali airport transfer
Upon your arrival at the airport, meet our guide/driver. Thereafter, transfer to the Kigali Serena Hotel or Classic Hotel for dinner and overnight. If your arrival is in time, take a Kigali city tour to various historical sites and cultural craft shops, local markets in Kigali city, and the genocide memorial. Meal plan: H/B
Day 2: Akagera National Park
After your breakfast at your hotel of residence, meet our guide and set off on a scenic drive to Akagera National Park. Have lunch at Akagera Game Lodge. After lunch, go for afternoon game drives where you will encounter wildlife like elephants, zebras, lions, leopards, and buffalo. Dinner and overnight at Akagera Game Lodge or Ruzizi Tented Camp Meal plan: F/B
Day 3: Ruhengeri and Local Culture
After breakfast, we depart to Ruhengeri and visit community-based activities and learn to produce banana and sorghum beer, acquire ethnobotany skills, make your own beautiful handicrafts out of banana leaves, experience traditional dancing, drumming, and singing, and learn how to make a traditional dish together with a local family. Explore local families and have a homestay night. Meal plan: F/B.
Day 4: Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park
Have an early morning breakfast; thereafter, take the awesome gorilla tracking in the volcanoes forest and remember to carry the walkable shoes, rain gear, hut, sunscreen, insect repellent, and much more while in the tropical rainforest. Visit the Iby’iwacu Cultural Village. Dinner and overnight at Le’Bambou Lodge or Mountain Gorilla View Lodge Meal plan: F/B.
Day 5: Iby’iwacu cultural village, orphanage visit and departure
Have breakfast and visit the cultural village of Iby’iwacu, plus the orphanage and street kid projects, and learn a lot about the country’s challenges, history, and cultures. Drive to Kigali airport for your return flight. Meal plan: F/B.
5-days visit Rwanda and gorilla trekking safaris include:
- Airport transfers
- Private safari vehicle
- Pure bottled drinking water
- English-speaking driver and guide
- Driver allowance
- Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary
- Boat ride on Lake Ihema in Akagera National Park
- Park entry fees
- One gorilla trekking permit
- Visit the Iby’iwacu Cultural Village.
5-days visit Rwanda and gorilla trekking safaris exclude:
- Rwanda Visa
- Luxury drinks
- Gratitude to local guides
- Telephone fee
- Personal Insurance
- Personal shopping bills and any other item not mentioned above.