15 Days Remarkable Rwanda

15 Days Remarkable Rwanda safari

15 Days Remarkable Rwanda Safari – Gorilla Trekking, Wildlife, & Chimpanzee Tracking Safari

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15 Days Remarkable Rwanda Safari – Gorilla Trekking, Wildlife, & Chimpanzee Tracking Safari

The 15 Days Remarkable Rwanda Safari offers an unparalleled exploration of Rwanda’s diverse landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and extraordinary wildlife. Beginning and ending at Kigali International Airport, this comprehensive itinerary takes you on a journey through Akagera, Volcanoes, and Nyungwe National Parks, as well as the vibrant city of Kigali. Delve into Rwanda’s tragic history and inspiring resilience with a city tour, including poignant visits to the Kigali Genocide Museum and Inema Arts Centre.

In Akagera National Park, embark on thrilling game drives, a tranquil boat ride on Lake Ihema, and immersive visits to local communities. 15 Days Remarkable Rwanda Safari Journey to Volcanoes National Park for unforgettable gorilla and golden monkey treks, as well as enriching encounters with the Gorilla Guardians community and a peaceful canoeing experience on the twin lakes. Discover the legacy of Dian Fossey at the Karisoke Research Centre before venturing to Nyungwe National Park, where chimpanzee and colobus monkey treks, a captivating canopy walk, and a hike to the stunning Isumo waterfall await. Throughout your remarkable journey, immerse yourself in Rwanda’s natural beauty and cultural richness, leaving with cherished memories of an unforgettable safari experience.

Detailed 15 Days Remarkable Rwanda Safari

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: Marriott Hotel Kigali (High-end Accommodation) or Onomo Hotel Kigali (Medium Accommodation)
  • Meal plan:             B,-,-

Day 2: KIGALI CITY TOUR

After a relaxed breakfast, proceed for a tour of Kigali city which includes visiting the Kigali Genocide memorial center and Inema Arts center.

Kigali Genocide memorial is the best known landmark in the city. It sets out the history leading to the Genocide in Rwanda and others around the world. It helps one understand why the Genocide took place, what happened and to appreciate how far the country has moved on from that tragic time. After lunch in Kigali you will visit the Inema Arts center founded by brother’s spurs creativity for personal, social and economic growth.

  • Accommodation: Marriott Hotel Kigali (High-end Accommodation) or Onomo Hotel Kigali (Medium Accommodation)
  • Meal plan:             B,L,-

Day 3: KIGALI – DRIVE TO AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK

15 Days Remarkable Rwanda Safari

Rwanda Wildlife Safari

Early breakfast and start your 15 Days Remarkable Rwanda Safari journey to Akagera National Park. Lunch, 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:  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 5: MORNING COMMUNITY VISIT AND EVENING GAME DRIVE

After a leisurely breakfast at your Lodge proceed for a morning community visit. During this 15 Days Remarkable Rwanda Safari you will experience the basic lives of the community living around this park. You will learn their culture, practices and how they go about their normal daily activities. After lunch at the Lodge you will have an evening game drive in the park.

  • Accommodation: Magashi Camp (High-end Accommodation) or Ruzizi Tented Camp (Medium Accommodation)
  • Meal plan:             B,L,D

Day 6:  DRIVE TO MUSANZE / VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK

15 Days Remarkable Rwanda Safari

Gorilla Trekking Experience in Rwanda

Depart Akagera National Park for Musanze. Lunch and dinner at the Resort.

  • Accommodation: One and Only Gorillas Nest (High-end accommodation) or Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel (Medium accommodation)
  • Meal plan:           B,L,D

Day 7:  GORILLA TREKKING AND CULTURAL TOUR

A very early breakfast at the Resort, with your 15 Days Remarkable Rwanda Safari driver guide proceed to the park headquarters for Gorilla trekking briefing and thereafter proceed to the starting point; trail heads for your amazing adventure. You will be trekking the Mighty Great Apes, the Mountain Gorillas in Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. This activity could take between 2-6 hours. Rwanda has 12 habituated groups of Mountain Gorillas all over the Park. You will spend an hour with the Apes, watching the habituated group going about their normal day playing, eating… etc

Upon return from your trek, you will be driven back to the Resort where you will have lunch. In the afternoon you will visit the Gorilla guardian’s village for a cultural tour. Here you will learn various aspects of culture of this community and have an insight on their way of life. This community found at the park boundaries transformed from living on bush meat by poaching for generations.

  • Accommodation: One and Only Gorillas Nest (High-end accommodation) or Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel (Medium accommodation)
  • Meal plan:           B,L,D

Day 8:  GOLDEN MONKEY TREKKING

After breakfast at the Resort, proceed to the park headquarters for briefing and thereafter drive to the trail heads for another highlight of the Volcanoes National Park. Trekking usually takes 4 hrs. When you encounter the habituated primates you will spend 1 hour with them as they go about their normal day. The monkeys are playful and inquisitive by nature hence spend their day leaping from bamboo branches. Upon return from your trek, you will be driven back to the Resort where you will have lunch and spend the rest of the day relaxing and enjoying their facilities.

  • Accommodation: One and Only Gorillas Nest (High-end accommodation) or Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel (Medium accommodation)
  • Meal plan:           B,L,D

Day 9: CANOEING

15 Days Remarkable Rwanda Safari

Golden Monkey Tracking in Rwanda

On this day after breakfast, you will proceed to enjoy a boat ride on the twin lakes Burera and Ruhondo in Rwanda. These lake are found halfway in between Musanze and the Uganda border. Due to their close proximity and one feeds into the other; these lakes are considered twin lakes. These lakes provide beautiful scenic views of the terraced hills and the crystal clear waters from the neighboring hills. Enjoy a canoe ride on the lakes viewing various bird life and the lush green and terraced hills surrounding them. Lunch, dinner and overnight stay at the Lodge.

  • Accommodation: One and Only Gorillas Nest (High-end accommodation) or Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel (Medium accommodation)
  • Meal plan:           B,L,D

Day 10: VISIT THE DIAN FOSSEY FUND

After breakfast, you will proceed to the Karisoke Research center. Founded by Dian Fossey in 1967 to study about the Great Apes the endangered Mountain Gorilla, This centre was located between Mount. Karisimbi and Mount. Bisoke from which its name was derived by combining both names. It is now found in Musanze town. Here you will get to know the projects on the survival of the Mountain Gorilla and its critical habitat. Due to the various plans and research projects conducted by this center and other conservationists, the population of the Great Apes has grown. This center has also contributed economically to the lives of the people living around it by employing them. Lunch, dinner and overnight stay at the Lodge.

  • Accommodation: One and Only Gorillas Nest (High-end accommodation) or Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel (Medium accommodation)
  • Meal plan:           B,L,D

Day 11: MUSANZE – DRIVE TO NYUNGWE NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast start your drive to magnificent Nyungwe National Park passing via Gisenyi having lunch en-route. Arriving your lodge in the evening. Dinner at your Lodge.

  • Accommodation: One and Only Nyungwe House (High-end Accommodation) or Mantis Kivu Marina Bay (Medium Accommodation)
  • Meal plan:             B,L,D

Day 12: CHIMPANZEE TREKKING AND CANOPY WALK

15 Days Remarkable Rwanda Safari

Nyungwe Forest National Park

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 13: COLOBUS MONKEY TREK

After breakfast at the Resort, proceed to the park headquarters for briefing and start your Colobus Monkey trek. These Primates are Old World Monkeys of the genus Colobus native to the African continent. They are black with white fur on their necks and backs. As you walk through the rainforest you will be amazed how large they are in number; about 400 individuals in a group comprising the largest group of the Angolan Colobus Monkeys in Africa. This trek isn’t as tiresome as the Chimpanzee trek tends to be. You will see a good number of them at the tree tops as they swing from one branch to another. Return to the Resort in time for lunch. Then spend the rest of the day relaxing at the Resort and enjoying its facilities.

  • Accommodation: One and Only Nyungwe House (High-end Accommodation) or Mantis Kivu Marina Bay (Medium Accommodation)
  • Meal plan:             B,L,D

Day 14: ISUMO WATERFALL HIKE

15 Days Remarkable Rwanda Safari

Canopy Walk in Nyungwe Forest

After breakfast, you will proceed to the park headquarters where you will be briefed and then proceed to the starting point of your hike. This is the trail most tourists to Nyungwe National Park hike. This trail covers a distance of 10.6 kilometres together with the road segment and takes approx. 4 hours to complete. It begins at Uwinka and Gisakura reception area. This trail passes through tea plantations to the magnificent Isumo waterfalls that it is named after. The name “Isumo” is a local slang meaning waterfall. This trail lies on an altitude of 1770 metres above sea level at the low point and 1940 metres above sea level at the highest point. It’s considered a moderate trail to hike. Dinner and overnight stay at your Hotel. 15 Days Remarkable Rwanda safari, Rwanda Tours, primates encounter

  • Accommodation: One and Only Nyungwe House (High-end Accommodation) or Mantis Kivu Marina Bay (Medium Accommodation)
  • Meal plan:             B,L,D

Day 15: DEPARTURE

After an early breakfast at the Resort, you will be assisted with checking out; then you will start your drive to Kigali International Airport to catch your late departure International flight.

  • Meal plan:            B,L,-

15 Days Remarkable Rwanda Safari Inclusions and Exclusions

Includes

Excludes

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

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