Gorilla Trekking And Safari
3 Days Package
This is a 3 day mid range tour you will visit Rwanda and be transferred to Akagera National Park. Where you will have game drives in search of the big 5. After your safari experience you will then visit Volcanoes National Park and prepare for your gorilla trek . This is perhaps one of the most breathtaking wildlife experiences on earth!!! You get so close to these awesome giant primates. After your once in a lifetime moment walking with the silverbacks you will head back to Kigali. This tour can be custom made and departs all year round,
Things to Consider
Activities And Transportation
Accommodation And Meals
Akagera Game Lodge
Lunch And Dinner Included
La Palme Hotel
All Meals Included
End Of Tour
Important to know
Number Of People
2 - 9
- Ground Transportation throughout the trip in a private 4WD safari Jeep
- 1 x gorilla trekking permit
- 2 Nights accommodation
- Game drives
- Boat Safari
- FB meal plan and activities as stipulated in program
- Services of an English-speaking driver/guide
- Bottled drinking water while on safari
- Park or reserve entry fees – where applicable
- All Excursions mentioned in the itinerary
- Air fares
- Visa and international flights
- Any drinks
- Travel insurance and any items of a personal nature
- Optional activities and excursions
Day By Day Itinerary
DAY 1: TRANSFER TO AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK & BOAT CRUISE AT LAKE IHEMA
Early morning transfer to Akagera National Park for a thrilling boat ride on Lake Ihema to go see schools of hippos, the giant Nile crocodiles, African elephants and lots of water birds.
In the afternoon, Search for the big 5 that include lions, Rhinos, Leopards, Elephants and buffaloes plus the 12 species of antelopes including the biggest antelopes such as the eland cape and roan antelopes, some of the 525-bird species including 4 rare birds of Akagera, reptiles, amphibians, plants, magnificent landscapes, historical sites; a place with the highest concentration of birds per square kilometer than any other national park of Africa and hundreds of hippos etc
Overnight: – Akagera Game Lodge
DAY 2: GAME DRIVE & TRANSFER TO VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK
Breakfast at lodge followed by a game drive in the park in search for the unseen game on the previous game drive. You will have packed lunch box and soft drinks for the day. Transfer to Musanze – Volcanoes destination.
Dinner & overnight at La Palme Hotel
DAY 3: GORILLA TREKKING & TRANSFER TO KIGALI
After breakfast, we transfer to the park, completing park formalities embark on a once in a life time experience of tracking mountain gorillas. Once you spot them you are allowed to spend an hour watching your closest long-lost cousin. This is perhaps one of the most breathtaking wildlife experiences on earth!!! You get so close to these awesome giant primates. You stare at each other blankly not knowing who to break the long silence first. Tracking the gorillas through the light mountain forest on the slopes of the Virunga is a magical experience.
Be back at the base in time for lunch! Some gorilla families however are more elusive and tracking can take a full day, especially when it is wet and muddy.
Transfer back to Kigali.