Gorilla safaris Rwanda Safaris — 23 July 2013


Welcome to the land of a thousand hills and smiles, your guide will be at the airport ready to pick up. A brief introduction about Rwanda’s climate, culture, people, economy and later a detailed briefing about your safari itinerary.

Drive to the Hotel and check in.  Have a quick freshen up and get ready for lunch at one of Rwanda’s best restaurant with a traditional buffer.


1:00PM Start a city tour and get to explore the historical sites and places in Kigali including the museums and later check out the old and new Kigali.

4:00PM Drive back to the hotel and relax your nerves as you prepare for tomorrow’s experience.

7:00PM Dinner at the HOTEL


Optional dinner out of the hotel as you can get a chance to explore KIGALI’s night life.

Day 2 Kigali – Nyanze- Butare- Nyungwe NP.

8:00AM Drive to the South of Rwanda as you get a chance to experience Rwanda’s old tradition since 14th & 15th century when kingdoms emerged.

10:00AM Welcome to the heritage of Rwanda’s tradition and culture in Nyanza. This is the former King’s palace and you go through with an experienced Museum guide who provides every single detail about the palace and all activities that where done in this Kingdom.

11:00AM The day continues as we drive to the former Butare (Huye) where we shall be enjoying lunch and visiting the NATIONAL MUSEUM OF RWANDA later.

12:00PM Lunch at Ibis Hotel

1:00PM Drive to the NATIONAL MUSEUM OF RWANDA and have a chance to still explore the history of Rwanda in details.

2:00PM Drive to the Nyungwe N.P located in the south west of Rwanda and hold about 70% of Rwanda’s catchment water. Optional visit to Murambi memorial on the way

4:30PM Check in at Nyungwe Forest Lodge or Nyungwe Top View Lodge

Dinner and Accommodation at your HOTEL.

Day 3: Chimpanzee Tracking

4:00AM Have packed breakfast as you start your drive to Cyamudongo Forest to experience the famous primates of of Nyungwe N.P. Have your breakfast as you drive to the entrance of the park .

6:00AM Have a briefing from the park guide to be with you and join other group depending on your group size.

10:00AM Drive back to Nyungwe Forest Lodge or Top View Lodge.

11:30AM Go freshen up as you get ready for lunch and you can have an evening walk in the tea plantations around the Lodge.

Optional activity 3:00PM Canopy walk if you’re not exhausted on that day.

Dinner & Accommodation at the Lodge.

Day 4: Nyungwe NP- Musanze.

7:00AM Start your drive to the North of Rwanda as you still enjoy the beautiful scenic views on your way.

12:30PM Arrive in Musanze and enjoy lunch at La Palme Hotel

1:00PM Check in at the Hotel and relax your body as you prepare for the once in a life time experience

Optional ativity :  visit to the local markets, caving and the twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo.

Dinner & Accommodation at the Hotel


Day 5 Musanze- Kigali. 

6:00AM Drive to KINIGI headquarters where a briefing about the day’s experience and group are allocated. Have a glimpse on Rwanda’s traditional dance as you enjoy a cup of coffee or tea. You will then be briefed about the gorilla family you are to track  and then transfer to the starting point.

7:30-8:00AM Drive to the starting point  with your guide for the day. A group will have 8pax, you will be joined by other if your group size is less. Potters will be available  at the start point to help you with your bags on the trek for a price of 10USD only. Follow your guide’s orders to make your trek memorable.

Depending on how long your trail will be, time for lunch will be determined. Drive back to the hotel, freshen up and check out.

2:30-3:00PM Drive back to Kigali and stop by a craft shop to buy souvenirs. Head to the Kanombe airport.

Farewell with your Rwanda guide as you check in at the airport.




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