6 days Akagera Nyungwe tour by helicopter

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Trip highlights for the 6 Days Akagera Nyungwe tour by helicopter:

This 6 Days Akagera Nyungwe tour by helicopter itinerary will take place in Rwanda; arriving and departing via Kigali International Airport. You will enjoy aerial views of Rwanda as you take helicopter transfers from Kigali to Akagera National Park, to Nyungwe National Park and back to Kigali. In Akagera National Park you will enjoy game drives, a boat ride on Lake Ihema and visit a local community neighboring the park and in Nyungwe National Park you will trek the Chimpanzees and enjoy a canopy walk.

Day 1:  ARRIVAL

After you arrive Kigali International Airport, clear with immigration and proceed to the arrivals where you will meet your driver guide who will transfer you to your hotel for overnight stay.

Accommodation: The Retreat by Heaven (High-end Accommodation) or Onomo Hotel Kigali (Medium Accommodation)

Meal plan:             B,-,-

Day 2:  HELICOPTER FLIGHT FROM KIGALI TO AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to Kigali International Airport to take your helicopter flight to Akagera National Park, where you will meet your driver guide who will transfer you to your lodge for check in. After lunch at the lodge relax and in the evening you will go for a game drive. Dinner and overnight stay at the Lodge.

Accommodation: Magashi Camp (High-end Accommodation) or Ruzizi Tented Camp (Medium Accommodation)

Meal plan:             B,L,D

Day 3:  FULL DAY AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK

On this day after breakfast, you will proceed for a boat ride on Lake Ihema and have a chance to visit an Island which inhabits a variety of bird species. After lunch you will enjoy a game drive in the park. Dinner and overnight stay at the Lodge.

Accommodation: Magashi Camp (High-end Accommodation) or Ruzizi Tented Camp (Medium Accommodation)

Meal plan:             B,L,D

Day 4: HELICOPTER FLIGHT FROM AKAGERA TO NYUNGWE NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast at your Lodge proceed to take your helicopter flight to Nyungwe National Park where you will be picked up by your driver guide and transferred to the lodge. Lunch, dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

Accommodation: One and Only Nyungwe House (High-end Accommodation) or Mantis Kivu Marina Bay (Medium Accommodation)

Meal plan:             B,L,D

Day 5:  CHIMPANZEE TREKKING AND CANOPY WALK

On this day you will depart the Resort with packed breakfast and drive to the park headquarters for briefing then proceed to the starting points into the forest. During this trek you will see a variety of bird species and the Primates. You will be allowed to stay in the presence of the

Chimpanzees for an hour as you enjoy watching them go about their normal day. You then return to the lodge to rest and have lunch.

In the afternoon, you will once again proceed to the park headquarters for canopy walk briefing. Experience the forest from a dazzling perspective on the canopy walkway the only one of its kind in East Africa. Dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation: One and Only Nyungwe House (High-end Accommodation) or Mantis Kivu Marina Bay (Medium Accommodation)

Meal plan:             B,L,D

Day 6:  HELICOPTER FLIGHT FROM NYUNGWE NATIONAL PARK TO KIGALI – DEPARTURE

Breakfast at the lodge and after checking out; you will proceed to catch your helicopter flight to Kigali International Airport in order to take your departure International flight.

Meal plan:            B,-,-

Includes:

  • 5 night’s accommodation with meals as indicated in the itinerary above
  • Activities shown in the itinerary
  • One way Helicopter flight from Kigali International Airport to Akagera National Park
  • One way Helicopter flight from Akagera National Park to Nyungwe National Park
  • One way Helicopter flight from Nyungwe National Park to Kigali International Airport
  • Park fees
  • Boat ride on Lake Ihema
  • Game drives
  • Chimpanzee trekking
  • Canopy walk
  • Services of an experienced English speaking driver guide
  • Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Government taxes

Excludes:

  • International flights
  • Visas
  • Insurance
  • Optional activities
  • Tips
  • Drinks
  • Items of personal nature

Dear Guests,

Greetings from All Budget Gorilla Safaris!

We hope that you, your families, teams, and communities are well.

We wish to update you on the Ebola situation in Uganda currently in the affected districts of Mubende and Kasanda. These are transit districts with nothing to stop about or any tourist enroute attraction.

In the affected districts, the situation is under control by the healthy authorities. The public is advised to adhere to the set guideline in preventing the spread of the disease including not coming in to contact with the suspected Ebola victim.

The safety and health of our guests are of the highest priority and we urge them to observe the set guidelines in place as communicated by the Ministry of Health as they enjoy the various sites in the country.

Tourism is open in Uganda and no experience has been suspended. Relatedly, our government also advised tourists against cancellation of bookings to Uganda emphasizing that “the Ebola outbreak is in just two districts of Mubende and Kassanda which are being managed well-given experience from handling past epidemics and pandemics.”

All passengers entering the country through airport and land borders are screened to ensure the safety of every traveler.

If the situation gets unbearable, we will definitely update you on the same.

In the meantime, tourism is ongoing and open in Uganda and we continue providing memorable and enriching travel experiences in Uganda.

Thank you again for your collaboration as we navigate this time together.
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