6-Day Rwanda Wildlife and Cultural Vacation

6-Day Rwanda Wildlife

The 6-Day Rwanda Wildlife and Cultural Vacation thrilling safari experience, you will witness and spot the BIG FIVE such as Lions, Leopards, Rhinos, Elephants, Buffaloes, and other various animals. Today, You will visit Akagera National Park which is home to a full quota of the Big Five. Furthermore, you will visit Volcanoes National Park for Golden monkey trekking. Enjoy having water activities on Lake Kivu. You will have caving in the Musanze caves. The caves were formed from lava basaltic layers from mount Bisoke and Mount Sabinyo.

Day1. Arrival and hotel transfer

On your arrival at the Kigali International airport, our guide will pick you and be transferred for the Covid-19 test (60$ per person), and transfer to your hotel as you wait for your results.

You will travel to Akagera National Park the following day as you kick the 6-Day Rwanda Wildlife and Cultural Vacation.

Akagera National Park is the oldest of the country’s four national parks. The original park size was more than 2500 square kilometers. Within the park’s boundaries are over 12,000 mammals, including what is known as Africa’s “Big 5”—lions, elephants, buffaloes, rhinos, and leopards as well as over 500 species of birds.

Accommodation: Ubumwe Grande Hotel

Meal plan: All meals and drinking water

Day2. Transfer to Akagera National Park with a Boat Cruise and Evening Game Drive

After breakfast, you will be driven to Akagera National Park. You will have a short game drive and check-in. Have lunch and later take a boat trip on Lake Ihema to watch Hippos and crocodiles in the water or by the shores.

In the afternoon, you embark (between 2 pm and 4 pm) on a three-hour boat cruise.

After the boat cruise, you will go for an evening game drive. The park hosts a number of big mammals with the most sought after being Lions, Buffaloes, Giraffes, Zebras, Elephants, and Hippos, which will provide for great photographic moments.

The park has in the recent past made great strides in conservation by engaging the community through community tours. With the re-introduction of Lions, you have numbers of the Big five increasing by the day.

Accommodation: Akagera Game Lodge.

Meal plan: All meals and drinking water

Day3. Morning Game Drive in Akagera NP and transfer to Kigali for a City Tour and Genocide Memorial Visit

On 6-Day Rwanda Wildlife and Cultural Vacation, We arise early and leave right after breakfast for a game in Akagera national park. We will be searching for big mammals like Elephants, Giraffes, Buffaloes, several Antelope species, and recently the re-introduced Lions and Rhinos. The park is a varied habitat for wildlife and a birders haven with over 500 bird species in the park.

At around mid-day, we drive back to Kigali and embark on a city tour visiting the Genocide memorial site which gives a brief history of the country you visit. You will have lunch on your way to Kigali.

Accommodation: Akagera Game Lodge.

Meal plan: All meals and drinking water

Day4. Travel to Volcanoes National Park and a Visit the Dian Fossey Center plus the Cultural Village

After breakfast, you will drive northwards to Volcanoes National Park. On your arrival in Musanze, you will visit the Dian Fossey Center. Then go for caving in the Musanze caves. The caves were formed from lava basaltic layers from mount Bisoke and Mount Sabinyo. The caves are one of the top tourist attractions in the Musanze District. The Musanze caves were significant during ancient times as they were used by the local Kinyarwanda tribes as the venue for crowning their new kings.

In the evening you will visit the community cultural Village to enjoy the Rwandan culture including the traditional dance.

Accommodation: Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge

Meal plan: All meals and drinking water

Day5. Golden Monkey Trekking and drive To Lake Kivu

Assemble at the park headquarters for a briefing in the morning together with your trekking gear and drinking water and ascend in the forest to track the golden monkeys. After lunch you will drive to a scenic lake Kivu bordering Rwanda and DR Congo, you will En-route to test again for Covid for your required Covid results on your departure date as you climax the 6-Day Rwanda Wildlife, it should be Valid for 72hours ( 50$ p/p), After reaching the lake you will enjoy the rest of your evening at the lakeside.

Accommodation: Nirvana Heights Hotel

Meal plan: All meals and drinking water

Day6. Morning Activities then drive Back to Kigali to catch up with your Flight Back Home

Following breakfast,  you will do either the Kayaking or boat ride on Lake Kivu and also drive back to Kigali for your departure flight back home as an end to the 6-Day Rwanda Wildlife safari

Accommodation: end

Meal plan: Break, lunch, and drinking water

Included

Park fees (For non-residents)

All activities (Unless labeled as optional)

All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)

A professional driver/guide

All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)

All Taxes/VAT

Round trip airport transfer

Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)

Drinks (As specified in the day-by-day section)

Excluded

International flights (From/to home)

Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour

Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)

Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)

The government imposed an increase in taxes and/or park fees

 

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