5 Days Remarkable Rwanda Safari

5 Days Remarkable Rwanda Safari in Volcanos National Park

Embark on an extraordinary expedition through the lush landscapes of Rwanda with the 5 days Remarkable Rwanda Safari in Volcanoes National Park. Each day of this immersive journey unveils a tapestry of wonders, from the mist-covered slopes of volcanic mountains to the verdant forests teeming with life. Guided by experienced trackers, you’ll embark on exhilarating treks to encounter the renowned mountain gorillas, forging unforgettable connections with these gentle giants in their natural habitat.

Beyond the captivating gorilla encounters, you’ll delve into the park’s rich biodiversity, spotting rare golden monkeys, vibrant birdlife, and diverse flora. With luxurious accommodations nestled amidst the breathtaking scenery, you’ll indulge in moments of tranquility and reflection, savoring the magic of Rwanda’s natural beauty and leaving with cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

5 Days Remarkable Rwanda Safari Highlights

 

Detailed 5 Days Remarkable Rwanda Safari

Day 1: Kigali Marriott Hotel, Kigali

Rwanda’s capital and biggest city stretches across lush undulating hills surrounded by towering mountains, the largest of which is Mount Kigali, rising 1850 metres above sea level. Kigali is the country’s financial, commercial and cultural hub, served by an international airport and featuring a wide range of accommodation options. It also offers a collection of restaurants and points of interest, including the Kigali Genocide Centre, an atmospheric market and numerous craft shops. With its interesting architecture, busy streets, meandering boulevards, and green hillsides, Kigali is said to be one of the most attractive cities in Africa and is definitely worth a visit.

  • Destination: Kigali City
  • Accommodation: Onomo Hotel Kigali (Mid-Range Hotel)
  • Basis: Half Board – Dinner, Bed and Breakfast

 

Day 2: Virunga Inn Resort & Spa, Volcanoes National Park

5 Days Remarkable Rwanda Safari

Volcanoes National Park

Nestled on the verdant slopes of the Virunga Mountains, Volcanoes National Park sits adjacent to the Democratic Republic of Congo in Rwanda, renowned as a haven for the rare mountain gorillas of the region. Here, visitors eagerly anticipate close encounters with these captivating creatures, facilitated by regulated treks through the lush reserve, affording an hour of intimate observation in their natural habitat. Beyond the allure of gorilla encounters, the park beckons with a network of picturesque hiking trails, among which the scenic day hike to Mount Bisoke’s crater lake stands out as a highlight. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore the intriguing Karisoke Research Centre and pay homage at the tomb of the esteemed Dian Fossey.

Nestled in Kinigi, Rwanda, the Virunga Inn Resort & Spa offers sophisticated accommodations boasting panoramic vistas of the mountains. Each meticulously appointed room features plush bedding, a private bathroom, a flat-screen TV, a safety deposit box, and a cozy seating area. Guests can enjoy the convenience of a 24-hour front desk, complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the property, indulgent room service, and a restaurant serving delectable breakfast spreads each morning. Enhance your stay with the addition of the 5 Days Remarkable Rwanda Safari, immersing yourself in the country’s breathtaking natural wonders and diverse wildlife.

  • Destination: Volcanoes National Park
  • Accommodation: Da Vince Gorilla Lodge (Mid-Range), Virunga Inn Resort & Spa (Luxury)
  • Basis: Full Board and Drinking Water
  • Activities: Kigali Genocide Memorial & Museum, Visit Inema Arts Center, Kigali Genocide Memorial

 

Day 3: Virunga Inn Resort & Spa, Volcanoes National Park

5 Days Remarkable Rwanda Safari

Gorilla Trekking Experience in Rwaanda

5 Days Remarkable Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari in the Volcanoes National Park offers visitors the unique opportunity of discovering the 10 families of gorillas that live within the national park. Visitors can enjoy a cup of coffee before the trek starts and will be separated into groups of 8 depending on their physical abilities. Each group is guided by a guide and two scouts who are well trained in emergency situations. The amount of time set aside per trek is different depending on where the gorilla family is situated. Some trips may take as little as half an hour and some taking the better part of the day.

Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village: Offering an adventurous stay in a traditional rural, Rwandan village that has existed for centuries living with and next to mountain gorillas in Parc National des Volcans.  Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village gives you a rare chance to meet local people, in their environment, with a taste of our culture and traditions. The community you visit will genuinely welcome you as a special guest while they proudly present to your aspects of their traditions and beliefs. This will truly be an experience of a lifetime as you home stay with the community and become part of their family

  • Destination: Volcanoes National Park
  • Accommodation: Da Vince Gorilla Lodge (Mid-Range), Virunga Inn Resort & Spa (Luxury)
  • Basis: Full Board and Drinking Water
  • Activities: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes, and Visit Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village

 

Day 4: Virunga Inn Resort & Spa, Volcanoes National Park

5 Days Remarkable Rwanda Safari

Golden Monkey Tracking in Africa

Volcanoes National Park Golden Monkey Trekking: Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda offers Golden monkeys trekking. This unique experience allows guests in groups of up to eight to look for and discover golden monkeys within their natural habitat.

The monkeys are incredibly active and enjoy showing off for tourists and researchers that they encounter daily. The monkeys can be found closer to the base of the volcano and enjoy eating the bamboo vegetation in the area.

The Ellen DeGeneres Campus of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund: The Ellen DeGeneres Campus of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund is an expansive, 12-acre property that rests adjacent to the Volcanoes National Park in northern Rwanda. The campus showcases the best in sustainable architecture, local resourcing, and environmentally responsible practices and will offer state-of-the-art laboratories, a scientific conservation library, and meeting space for large groups. The goal of the campus is to inspire everyone who visits, to cherish gorillas and encourage a lifetime of conservation.

  • Destination: Volcanoes National Park
  • Accommodation: Da Vince Gorilla Lodge (Mid-Range), Virunga Inn Resort & Spa (Luxury)
  • Basis: Full Board and Drinking Water
  • Activities: Golden Monkey Trekking in Volcanoes, and Visit Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund

 

Day 5: End of 5 Days Remarkable Rwanda Safari in Volcanos National Park

5 Days Remarkable Rwanda Safari

Gorilla trekking in Uganda & Rwanda

As the sun sets on the final day of your 5 Days Remarkable Rwanda Safari in Volcanoes National Park, you bid a bittersweet farewell to the captivating landscapes and remarkable wildlife that have enchanted you throughout your journey. Reflecting on the unforgettable experiences of trekking through dense forests, encountering mountain gorillas and golden monkeys, and immersing yourself in the raw beauty of Rwanda’s wilderness, you depart with a sense of gratitude and reverence for this remarkable corner of the world. As you journey homeward, you carry not only memories captured in photographs but also a newfound appreciation for the importance of conservation efforts in preserving the precious ecosystems that thrive within the park. With your heart full and spirit renewed, you leave behind footprints of conservation and adventure, knowing that the magic of Volcanoes National Park will linger in your soul long after your departure.

  • Destination: Kigali Airport
  • Accommodation: No Accommodation
  • Basis: Breakfast and Drinking Water
  • Activities: Scenic Drive from Volcanoes National Park to Kigali Airport

End of 5 Days Remarkable Rwanda Safari

Travel Information

The first thing that springs to most people’s minds when thinking of Rwanda is its turbulent political history. But today’s Rwanda is a far cry from the nation it was in the mid-90s: the country has emerged from the shadows and has much to offer visitors, most notably the tracking of endangered mountain gorillas in the lush Virunga National Park, which extends across the peaks and jungle-covered slopes of the volcanic Virunga Mountains. Other major tourist attractions include expansive Lake Kivu, ancient Nyungwe Forest with its rich population of primate species, and the game-rich savannah lands of Akagera National Park.

5 Days Remarkable Rwanda Safari Inclusions and Exclusions

Included

  • Airport transfers.
  • VIP Meet & Greet Service.
  • Airport and inter-hotel transfers from day 1 to the last day.
  • All activities as highlighted in the itinerary.
  • Kigali Genocide Memorial tour
  • 1 Night accommodation in Kigali plus meals
  • 3 Nights at Volcanoes National Park.
  • 1 Gorilla permit per person (this includes briefing at RDB offices, guide, and trek – US$ 1500.-)
  • 1 Golden Monkey permit per person (this includes briefing at RDB offices, guide, and trek – US$ 100.-).
  • Visit Dian Fossey Gorilla Museum.
  • Exclusive use of a private safari land cruiser 4×4
  • Services of a professional, experienced English-speaking driver guide.
  • Village/ Cultural Visit to Volcanoes.
  • Bottled mineral water in the vehicle during the tour.
  • All Government taxes
  • Our assistance.

5 Days Remarkable Rwanda Safari Exclusions

  • International and domestic airline tickets unless indicated,
  • All extra activities, visits, entrances, and extra meals/drinks are not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entry visa fees,
  • Optional extras whilst in Kigali.
  • Drinks throughout the trip,
  • Tips and gratuities,
  • Personal expenses such as telephone calls, mini bar, porter-age, travel insurance, etc.

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Destinations: Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, & DR. Congo.

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