• 12 Days from
    $2690 p/p in USD
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Neza Safaris

  • Kenya
  • Rwanda
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
Destinations

Destinations

Rwanda,

Tour Type

Tour Type

Guided, Large Group, Small Group

Safari Standard

Safari Standard

Budget, Camping, Mid Range

Tour Overview

Create lifetime memories of Rwanda on this safari which combines cultural and adventurous experiences including a canopy walk, boat cruises, water activities on Lake Kivu, bird watching, wildlife viewing on the flat plains of Akagera National Park, community based tourism activities, historical sites in Nyanza, chimps trekking in Nyungwe National Park and a memorable encounter with gorillas in Volcanoes National Park.

General Information

  • Safari types:
    Big Five Safari, Birding Safari, Camping Safari, Chimpanzee Safari, Cultural Safari, Gorilla Safari, Primate Safari, Trekking Safari, Wildlife Safari
  • You will visit:
    Akagera, Nyungwe
  • Wildlife:
    monkeys, elephants
  • Activities:
    Game Drive, Trekking, Canoe, Kayak, Boat Cruise, Nature Walk
  • Getting around:
    Transfer Vehicle
  • Start/end:
    Start/end in Kigali

RATES – PER PERSON USD

  • 1-3 people – from USD 2,690 per person
  • 4-5 people – from USD 2,163 per person
  • 6-7 people – from USD 2,169 per person
  • 8-9 people – from USD 2,035 per person
  • 10-14 people – from USD 2,020 per person
  • 15+ people – from USD 2,027 per person

What's Included

  • Customized transport (4WD) vehicle
  • English/French speaking guide
  • Park entry fees except the Volcanoes National Park
  • Accomodation and meals

What's Excluded

  • Air tickets
  • Travel insurances
  • Gorilla trekking permits in the Volcanoes National Park
  • Visa (please note that entry visas to Rwanda can be obtained on arrival at Kigali International Airport)
  • Telepnone and fax charges
  • Vaccinations
  • Tips

Disclaimer

  • This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘Neza Safaris
  • All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
  • Display price is usually based on two people sharing
  • Neza Safaris‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
  • All itineraries are subject to availability

Day by Day Overview

Welcome by your tour guide at Kigali airport. Transfer to Kigali, check-in to your hotel then enjoy an afternoon Kigali city tour.

Overnight: Kigali 
Activity: Transfer to Kigali

Transfer to Akagera National Park and take a boat ride on Lake Ihema.

Overnight: Luxurious camping in the park or comfortable hotel
Activity: Boat cruise

Enjoy game drives and community based experiences.

Overnight: Luxurious camping in the park or comfortable hotel
Activity: Game drive, community activities

Transfer to Huye and on your way visit the famous catholic cathedral of Kabgayi and the Rwanda National Museum – visit the ancient King’s Palace at Nyanza, Rwanda art and the women’s drumming group at the university.

Overnight: Recommended hotel in Huye
Activity: Rwanda National Museum

Visit the university and market and enjoy the dancers at the museum before transferring to Nyungwe National Park. Visit a tea plantation and spend the afternoon primate viewing in Nyungwe National Park.

Overnight: Recommended hotel in Nyungwe
Activity: Primate safari, bird watching, canopy walk

Trekking of chimps in Nyungwe National Park as well as seeing a beautiful waterfall, the source of the Nile, birding and nature walks.

Overnight: Recommended hotel in Nyungwe
Activity: Primate safari

Transfer to Karongi and visit Bisesero on the way, Karongi church and Nyange genocide memorial – boat tour to Amahoro Island, the Island of Peace, in the late afternoon.

Overnight: Recommended hotel in Karongi
Activity: Nyange genocide memorial, boat cruise

Boat transfer to Gisenyi where you visit the fishing village, hot springs, brewery and communities around.

Overnight: Recommended hotel in Gisenyi
Activity: Fishing, kayaking, canoeing, boat transfer

Transfer to Kinigi. See traditional dancers and learn about Rwandan drumming, singing and dancing. Additionally, learn about Rwandan cooking in a local family.

Overnight: Home stay or Five Volcanoes Hotel
Activity: Cultural experience

Transfer to a fishing village at Lake Ruhondo where you will learn about local fishing methods and visit a Street Children Project in Ruhengeri; learn about sorghum or banana beer production by a women’s cooperative and visit another women’s cooperative where they produce handicrafts made of banana leaves.

Overnight: Recommended hotel in Ruhengeri
Activity: Cultural experience

Gorilla trekking – enjoy this amazing once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the silverback gorilla in its natural habitat.

Overnight: Recommended hotel in Ruhengeri
Activity: Gorilla trekking

Time to go to the crafts market at CAPLAK and buy some souvenirs before transferring to the airport.

Overnight: Onward journey
Activity: Transfer to Kigali
End of Tour

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