10 Day Escorted Tour Itinerary

Roaming Rwanda

Gorilla Territory

Join expert guides on treks through thick bamboo forests, waiting for that heart-stopping moment when you spot endangered gorillas up close in their natural habitat. This tour also provides the chance to encounter a variety of different wildlife and experience the culture of Rwandan people.

Our Experts Recommend:
  • Gorilla trekking
  • Visit the ancient palace of Mwami, a Rwandan King
  • Boat ride and game drives

Sample Itinerary Summary

We can tailor any part of this itinerary or create a new one just for you.

Duration
10 days
Destination Breakdown
  • 1 Night
  • Akagera National Park
    2 Nights
  • Nyungwe National Park
    2 Nights
  • Gisenyi
    2 Nights
  • Ruhengeri
    2 Nights
Options
Group basis, Escorted
Included
  • Gorilla Trekking Permits.
  • Accommodation as detailed in twin or double bed with private facilities (alternative but similar hotels may be used at certain times of year).
  • Meals as stated.
  • Non air conditioned transportation in a 4x4 vehicle.
  • Services of a qualified English speaking local driver/guide.
  • Airport transfers.
  • Park entrance fees and government taxes.
Not included
  • International flights and airport taxes.
  • Visa fees.
  • Optional excursions.
  • Tips for the guide or driver.

Itinerary Breakdown

Upon arrival in Kigali you are met and transferred to your hotel for the night.

This morning drive to Akagera National Park arriving in time for lunch. Afterwards go on an afternoon game drive in the park returning to the lodge for dinner and your overnight stay.

Today you have amorning and afternoon game drive inthe National park. Takea boat ride on Lake Ihema which offersviews of the waterfowl that make their home in the lake. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

In the morning drive to Butare, stopping in Nyanza en-route to visit the ancient palace of Mwami, a Rwandan King. You will have lunch at a restauramt in Butare before continuing to Nyungwe National Park. The drive through the forest in the late afternoon takes you to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay on a full board basis.

In the morning trek in the forest, tracking and searching for chimpanzees.The afternoon is at your leisure or you can choose to book a Colobus Monkey Trek, Canopy walk or birdwalk (additional costs). Stay at the same lodge for another night.

This morning is at your leisure or you can choose to book one of the activities mentioned in day 05.Mid-morning depart with a picnic lunch and travel to Gisenyi and enjoy spectacular views en-route. Dinner and overnight at your hotel on full board basis.

Today, you spend the day at your leisure enjoying your magnificent surroundings. Over night at the same lodge as last night on full board basis.

Today is the day! Early morning be driven to Ruhengeri, the base for Gorilla trekking at the Volcanoes National Park. You have a briefing about the gorilla trek and then set out on foot in search of your assigned gorilla group. Once you have found your group, you have an hour to observer their fascinating interactions. You then trek back to the start and transferred back to your lodge for lunch. Overnight at your lodge on full board basis.

The morning is at your leisure or choose to go on a second gorilla trek or set out on a Golden Monkey Trek (additional cost), followed by lunch at the lodge and another nights stay.

After breakfast, you are transferred to Kigali Airport to connect for your onward flight (flights must be booked after midday).