5 Days Rwanda Gorillas & Wildlife Tour.

Our 5 days Rwanda gorillas and wildlife tour will give you the opportunity to travel to different national parks such as volcanoes national park, nyungwe forest national park, and Akagera National Park. You will do several activities such as gorilla trekking, chimpanzee trekking, and game drives in the Akagera national park.

5 Days Rwanda Gorillas & Wildlife Tour.Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Akagera National Park

You will be picked up from the airport or your hotel in Kigali on the first day of your 5 Days Rwanda Gorillas & Wildlife Tour and embark on your journey to Akagera National Park arriving in good time for lunch. In the afternoon, you will go on a boat cruise on Lake Ihema where you will see crocodiles and birds of different species. Dinner and overnight at Ruzizi Tented Camp.


Day 2: Game Drive & Transfer to Nyungwe National Park

Wake up to an early morning breakfast and go for a half-day game drive in Akagera national park in the company of a ranger guide. Common sights here include Zebras, impalas, waterbucks, and a lot of other small games. Giant elephants, buffalos and giraffes are also often seen.


You will exit the park a few minutes to or at exactly midday and embark on your 10 hour drive to Nyungwe forest national park with lunch en-route and arriving late evening. Dinner and overnight at Nyungwe forest lodge.

Day 3: Chimpanzee tracking & Canopy Walk.

Enjoy breakfast and go for briefing before entering the forest, searching for the active and playful fellows in Nyungwe forest. Chimpanzees are the easiest to spot, as they jump from one tree to another, chattering and laughing. Chimp tracking usually takes about 3 hours. You will then return to your accommodation for lunch.

5 Days Rwanda Gorillas & Wildlife TourAfter lunch, you will go on a walking trail that will take you to the Canopy Walk at Uwinka; a swing bridge 50 meters in length that is suspended from large trees. You will be able to see the amazing rainforest with a bird’s eye view, spotting wildlife moving about below you. Before nightfall, you will return to the hotel for dinner at Nyungwe forest lodge as above

Day 4: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

On the fourth day of the 5 Days Rwanda Gorillas & Wildlife Tour, enjoy breakfast at leisure, and embark on a 7 hour leisurely drive to Volcanoes national park as you enjoy the diverse views of the countryside. Arrive Musanze in the afternoon with lunch en-route and spend the evening at leisure relaxing at the lodge as you prepare for the next day’s trek.

5 Days Rwanda Gorillas & Wildlife TourDinner and overnight stay at Muhabura  Lodge

Day 5:  Gorilla trekking in Parc National Des Volcans

Day 5 of 5 Days Rwanda Gorillas & Wildlife Tour, Early in the morning after breakfast and a briefing from the ORTPN officials, set off for the gorilla trek. This experience of gorilla trekking is a once in a lifetime adventure. The rangers will lead you deep into the forest in search of the Gorillas.

You will move up and down the rugged terrain until you finally meet these harmonious creatures whose company you will cherish for 1 hour. Activity in Rwanda can take 3-5 hours depending on the movement of gorillas. In the afternoon, you may go for an optional village tour for a cultural experience with a local resident guide. Return for dinner and overnight stay at Muhabura Lodge as above.

Day 6: Return to Kigali & Departure

Breakfast will be served and embark on a drive to Kigali city where you will visit the Genocide memorial site, Caplaki crafts village and transfer to the airport for your onward flight, this marks the end od 5 Days Rwanda Gorillas & Wildlife Tour.

Itinerary Includes:

  • Gorilla Permit
  • Park entrance fees
  • Vehicle entrance fees
  • Boat ride
  • Chimpanzee permit
  • Canopy walk
  • 4X4 Safari vehicle and fuel
  • Full time English speaking Guide/Driver.
  • All accommodations as indicated in the itinerary
  • All meals at the hotel
  • Bottled drinking water while on safari.

Not included:

  • Air tickets.
  • Visa fees
  • Personal expenses such as telephone calls, email, laundry, beverages or meals not indicated in the itinerary, Porterage and waiting staff gratuity.