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Our 6 Days Best of Rwanda Wildlife Safari will take you to explore Rwanda, visiting the top tourism destinations including Volcanoes National Park home to the critically endangered species of the mountain gorillas, Akagera National Park for wildlife game drives and finalizing the tour in Nyungwe Forest National Park for chimpanzees and black and white colobus monkeys.

Tour Highlight

  • Mountain Gorillas.
  • Chimpanzee Tracking.
  • Wildlife Views.

6 Days Best of Rwanda Wildlife Safari

Itinerary Detail

Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Akagera National Park

Following an angelic breakfast in Kigali, you will be picked by a Verdant Safaris company representative who will transfer you to Akagera National Park, arriving in time for lunch. Rest for a while and later go for an afternoon game drive in the national park. This is Rwanda’s only savannah park with big game. Expect to see lions, leopards, African elephants, African buffaloes to mention a few. You will return for dinner and staying overnight at

Luxury: Akagera Game Lodge.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 2: Game Drive and Afternoon Boat Cruise

Wakeup to a cup of coffee or tea. You will set out to the wilderness for an adventurous day. In the 4×4 wheel car drive, you will enjoy the view of animals more so the early morning risers. These include leopards, lions, zebras, antelopes giraffes and several birds of different species returning for lunch at the lodge and an afternoon boat cruise at Lake Ihema looking out for birds, crocodiles, hippos and many animals that come around to graze along the banks of the lake. Dinner and staying overnight at

Luxury: Akagera Game Lodge.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 3: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park

Morning breakfast after which you will transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park passing through the beautiful countryside of Rwanda, in beautiful tea plantations. The park is home to the largest population of chimpanzees that attract so many travelers. En-route you will visit the Nyanza province and the Rwanda Cultural Museum in Butare. You will arrive for check in and dinner and stay overnight at

Luxury: One and Only Nyungwe

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 4: Chimpanzee Tracking and Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Following breakfast, we will head to the park headquarters Uwinka Visitor Center early morning briefing after breakfast. Chimpanzees are said to be the closest relatives of man sharing up to 98% of the human DNA. They live within the ecosystem freely and love to nest up in the trees. The primates are so loud that you will hear them at a distance before actually meeting them. Return to the lodge for lunch and transfer to Volcanoes National Park arriving in the evening for check-in and dinner and stay overnight at

Luxury: Singita Kwitonda.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 5: Gorilla Trekking and Relaxation

Morning breakfast after which you will assemble at the park headquarters for morning briefing before on the dos and don’ts while with the mountain gorillas. Gorilla trekking is done in groups of eight per gorilla family and trekking time takes 2 or more hours depending on how far the gorillas have moved. Take pictures after which you will return to the lodge for dinner and relaxation.

Luxury: Singita Kwitonda Lodge

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 6: Departure

You will wake up to a relaxed breakfast, after which you will transfer back to Kigali for your departure flight back home.

End of the 6 Days Best of Rwanda Wildlife Safari.

The 6 Days Best of Rwanda Wildlife Safari includes;

  • Park entrance fees.
  • All ground transportation.
  • Meals and drinks as indicated in the travel plan.
  • Accommodation.
  • English speaking guide.
  • Gorilla permits.
  • Chimpanzee permits.

Excludes

  • Visas and air tickets.
  • Meals and drinks not included in the travel plan.
  • Extra expenses incurred as a result of personal delays.
  • Laundry services.

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