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How to spend 7 days Safari in Rwanda ( gorilla trekking & wildlife)

Rwanda is known as Le Pays des Milles Collines (Land of a Thousand Hills). It is a beautiful and safe country to visit. From budget options to luxury hotels, you can have it all here. It takes  7 days safari in Rwanda is fully immersed with its thrilling world of Rwanda. The Rwanda  boasts a diverse range of attractions, such as the memorial sites for the Kigali genocide, established to honor the victims of the 1994 genocide, Volcanoes National Park, offering an unparalleled gorilla trekking experience, Akagera national park where visitors can witness the captivating beauty of wildlife on a boat cruise and game drive,  Nyungwe forest National Park, offering a breathtaking canopy walk and an exhilarating encounter with the remarkable chimpanzees.

 

Depending on a client’s choice and preference, she or he could stay any time longer for a lot more experiences in The ultimate 7 days safaris in Rwanda that brings you closer to the most exciting places in the country, providing you with an incredible and exciting travel experience. on 7 days Rwanda safari, you should explore heart of Rwanda on various city tours. You can choose to use motorcycles to witness the beauty of Kigali’s clean and organized roads, see the playful Golden Monkeys in Volcanoes National Park, and take a thrilling boat trip at Lake Kivu.

Extraordinary 7  days rwanda safaris (gorilla trekking and wildlife safaris)

Extraordinary 7 days  safari in rwanda will take you to the most amazing attractions of Rwanda, including Akagera National Park, where you can witness the enriching beauty of wildlife on a game and boat cruise; Volcanoes National Park, where you can have a remarkable experience with the Golden Monkeys and  gorillas ; Nyungwe National Park, where you can enjoy a breath-taking canopy walk and an exciting experience with the Chimpanzees and the most enjoyable activities around Kigali City

Itinerary overview of 7 days  safari in Rwanda 

  • Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Akagera National Park, followed by ,a boat cruise
  • Day 2: Continue the same drive and transfer to Volcanoes National Park.
  • Day 3: Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park
  • Day 4: Transfer to Nyungwe forest National Park and take a canopy walk.
  • Day 5: Chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe forest National Park
  • Day 6:   Primate trekking safari
  • Day 7: Return to Kigali.

Detailed itinerary of  7 days safari in Rwanda

Day 1: Transportation from Kigali to Akagera National Park, followed by a boat cruise

On the first day  of  7 days  safari in rwanda, On arrival, an English-speaking guide picks you up and drives you through the land of a thousand hills to Akagera National Park. During the ride, the driver guide gives a short briefing , enjoy your lunch before heading to the park headquarters for registration. A boat cruise typically lasts one hour and takes place on Lake Ihema. During the cruise, you have the opportunity to spot various animals such as crocodiles and hippos, as well as bird species such as shoebill storks, eagles, kingfishers, and herons. Once the boat cruise concludes, the lodge awaits your arrival. Dinner at the lodge Accommodation: Akagera Rhino Lodge

7 days safari in Rwanda

Day 2: Take a game drive and then transfer to Volcanoes National Park.

On the  second  day of  7 days rwanda safaris, after an early morning breakfast, you will embark on your game drive. The morning game drive offers you the opportunity to witness a variety of early risers, providing an amazing experience, particularly the Big 5. During the game drive, you will encounter diverse wildlife and landscapes, providing ample opportunities for memorable photography. You will have the opportunity to witness a variety of animals such as zebras, impalas, topis, bushbucks, and rhinos. Once the ride concludes, you will be transferred to Volcano National Park. Accommodation: Davinci LodgeLodge

Day 3: Walking with gorillas in Volcanoes National Park 

7 days safari in Rwanda

On the third day of 7 days  safaris in Rwanda, after a hearty breakfast in the morning, you will be transferred to the park headquarters for a briefing. Following the briefing, your driver guide will divide you into groups of eight and a gorilla family, before dropping you off at the trek’s starting point. With the assistance of ranger guides and a group of eighty-eight individuals, you will explore the forest in search of the gorilla family assigned to you. This search takes about 2–8 hours, and once you find them, you will be able to spend a whole hour in the presence of these beautiful, magnificent creatures.  a whole hour in the presence of these beautiful, magnificent creatures. After this experience, you will return to the starting point, where your driver will pick you up and drive you back to the lodge. Dinner at the lodge.  Accommodation: Davinci Lodge

Day 4: Transfer to Nyungwe National Park and take a canopy walk.

After breakfast at 8:00 am, you will check out the lodge and start your 5-hour drive to Nyungwe National Park, home to one of Africa’s few canopy walkways and the second-most sought-after primates, the chimpanzees. Upon arrival, you will have lunch at the park restaurant, then prepare for the canopy walk. You will head out for a canopy walk, during which you will enjoy the view of the park from above and spot numerous animals and birds. It will take you about 2 hours. After this, you will return to the lodge. Dinner at the lodge. Accommodation: Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel

Day 5: Chimpanzee trekking at Nyungwe National Park

Day 5 of 7 days  safari in Rwanda, we will provide breakfast very early, at 6:00 am. Your driver guide will take you to the park headquarters after breakfast, where you will meet a ranger guide who will explain the guidelines for chimpanzee trekking. For a group of 8 individuals, the ranger guide will lead you into the park in search of chimpanzees. You will spend approximately 2–6 hours searching for the chimpanzees, and once you find them, you will only have an hour with them. After this, you will return to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, you can choose to relax at the lodge or go out for a guided nature walk, during which you will enjoy the beautiful flora and fauna as you listen to the birds’ sounds. We will then transfer you to the lodge. Dinner at the lodge.

Accommodation: Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel

7 days safari in Rwanda

Day 6: Primate trekking safari

After an early morning breakfast, the driver guide will pick you up and take you to the headquarters for a briefing. The local enterprise will greet you with a hot cup of Rwandan coffee upon your arrival at the park headquarters. At 7:30 am, a briefing on the code of conduct for primate trekking will commence. After the briefing, with a ranger guide in group 8, you will head to the starting point of the trek and then proceed into the forest in search of the golden monkeys. During the trek, you will have to look out for fresh bamboo leftovers, as this will direct you to where they were last. Once you locate them, you have an hour to spend with them. A packed lunch is included. Dinner at the lodge.

Accommodation: Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel 

 

Day 7: Transfer back to Kigali

After breakfast, you will pack your luggage, check out of the lodge, and proceed to Kigali, where the driver guide will drop you off either at Kigali International Airport or the hotel.

The 7 days  rwanda safaris  Inclusions

  • 4×4 safari vehicle
  • English-speaking driver guide
  • Gorilla permits
  • Primate trekking permits
  • Park Entrances
  • Canopy walks
  • Boat cruise fees
  • Game-drive fees
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Bottled water

7 days  safari in Rwanda Exclusions

  • Tips
  • Porters
  • Laundry
  • Extra activities
  • International flights
  • Drinks
  • Cigarettes
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