14 Days Rwanda Safari

Our 14 Days Rwanda Safari Tour brings you the best of Rwanda: where the savannah meets the rainforest.

Expect to see the animals of the savannahs (elephant, buffalo, giraffe, hippo, leopard) and up to 15 primate species, including gorillas and chimps.

14 Days Rwanda Safari Tour specifically includes the most important and well-known national parks of Rwanda: Akagera National Park, Nyungwe Forest National Park, Volcanoes National Park, and Lake Kivu.

Highlights of 14 Days Rwanda Safari

  • Meet the gorillas in the Volcanoes National Park
  • Visit Dian Fossey‘s Grave
  • See chimpanzees and 12 other monkey species in Nyungwe Forest
  • Game drives (safaris) in Akagera National Park
  • Boat trips on Lake Akagera
  • Visit the Genocide Memorial in Kigali and the National Museum in Butare (Huye)
  • Meet the local people and/or the pygmies and see their local way of living

Detailed Itinerary 14 Days Rwanda Safari

Day 1 Kigali Airport – Kigali

Arrival at Kigali Airport. Your guide will be there waiting for you. Pick up and proceed to your accommodation.

Day 2 Kigali – Akagera National Park

After breakfast, we drive to Akagera National Park. On our way, we enjoy the beautiful landscape and rural way of life of the local people.

Day 3 Akagera National Park

Game drive in the morning in Akagera National Park. Boat trip and game drive in the afternoon.

Akagera National Park is Rwanda’s only Savannah national park. The scenery is beautiful and expects to see Elephants, buffaloes, giraffes, hippos, and crocodiles. With a little luck, lions and leopards are possible.

Day 4 Akagera National Park – Kigali

Game drive in the morning. Picnic lunch at the top of Mount Mutumba (1.825m) with stunning panoramic views of the park. Transfer to Kigali afterward.

Day 5 Kigali – Butare – Nyungwe Forest National Park

Transfer to Butare (Huye) where it is possible to visit the National Museum and Nyanza Hill (optional activities). Afterward, transfer to Nyungwe Forest.

Day 6 Nyungwe Forest National Park

Gorilla Trekking Safari

Gorilla Trekking Safari

Early morning Chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe Forest. You can also go for a walk to the waterfall or visits the Angolan Black Colobus monkeys (both activities optional).

Nyungwe Forest is East Africa’s largest forest, with 13 monkey species, including chimpanzees, Angolan Black Colobus, Mona Monkey, and Owl Faced Monkeys.

Day 7 Nyungwe Forest National Park

Go for a nature walk or bird watching along the forest edges, make the Irebero primate walk to spot a variety of birds and monkeys, make the canopy walk or do the Imbaraga waterfall trail to the 4 waterfalls with a great view (one activity included).

Included: 1 of the following activities: nature walk, bird watching, primate walk, canopy walk, the waterfall trail

Day 8 Nyungwe Forest National Park – Kibuye (Lake Kivu)

Go for a nature walk or bird watching, make the primate walk, make the canopy walk, or do the waterfall trail (one activity included).

In the afternoon transfer to Kibuye for overnight and relaxation at the lake shores.

Included: 1 of the following activities: nature walk, bird watching, primate walk, canopy walk, the waterfall trail

Day 9 Kibuye – Gisenyi (Lake Kivu)

After breakfast transfer to Gisenyi where we will take a boat trip in the afternoon.

Day 10 Gisenyi – Volcanoes National Park

Relax at the lodge in the morning, go for a nature walk along the shore, or visit Bugarama hot springs. In the afternoon we drive to the Volcanoes National Park.

Volcanoes National Park is a unique jungle, with many monkey species, including the endemic Golden Monkeys. Volcanoes National Park is part of the Virunga Mountains, covering Uganda, Rwanda, and Congo, and one of the two places in the world where you can find Mountain Gorillas!

Day 11 Volcanoes National Park

Gorilla tracking!!! Early morning departure with your ranger to search for one of the world’s most interesting and endangered animals, the Mountain Gorilla! You will spend one hour with one of our closest relatives. An experience you will never forget.

Nature walk through a beautiful environment in the afternoon (optional).

Day 12 Volcanoes National Park

Optional activities for today (one activity included): make a nature walk in the national park, visit the golden monkeys, climb one of the volcanoes, or visit Diane Fossey’s grave.

It is also possible to make another gorilla tracking.

Day 13 Volcanoes National Park – Kigali

Today we will drive back to Kigali, but first, we will visit Lake Ruhondo and Lake Burera. Those lakes are called: the twin lakes. We drive around the lakes and visit the Musangabo viewing point. Optional nature walks around the lakes. It is also possible to visit the local people or the pygmies (optional).

Day 14 Kigali Airport

After breakfast drive to Kigali Airport for your outbound flight. City tour with possible visit of the Genocide Memorial if time allows (optional activity).

PRICES

Prices are on request; please send an email to info@africarevealsafaris.com

All Prices Includes

  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodations with meals mentioned
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Private 4×4 custom-built safari van with knowledgeable driver/guide and fuel
  • Entrance fees to the included National Parks
  • Activities mentioned as included

Excludes

  • Flights
  • Visa
  • All optional activities
  • Insurances
  • Meals not mentioned and beverages
  • Tips and personal expenses such as laundry and communication