Day 1: Arrive in Kigali.
Following your arrival, a representative from our company will greet you along with your tour guide and transport you to your hotel in Kigali OR, depending on the time of your arrival, you can take a quick tour of Kigali’s city center, stopping at the Genocide memorials and Kimironko Market before returning to the hotel for dinner and an overnight stay at Step Town Motel.
Day 2: Transfer to Akagera national park and Ihema Boat Cruise.
After breakfast, travel to Akagera National Park. You’ll arrive in time for lunch at the lodge, and then you can go on a boat ride on Lake Ihema in the afternoon to see wildlife like hippopotamuses, crocodiles, and various bird species that inhabit the area around the lake and the surrounding swamps. Akagera Game Lodge’s dinner and overnight stay.
Day 3: Early morning game drive and transfer to volcanoes national park.
Go on a game drive as soon as you get up in the hopes of spotting various animals that awake early to graze and predators searching for their morning prey. After the wildlife drive, return to the lodge to change before continuing on to the Volcanoes national park with lunch along the way. You will reach Ruhengeri that evening. Dinner and a night’s stay at the Muhabura Hotel.
Day 4: Gorilla Trekking Rwanda.
After waking up early for breakfast, go to the park’s main office for a briefing and the assignment of Gorilla trekking groups. Later, on your expedition to see gorillas, venture into the chilly, foggy mountains of Virunga national park.
Depending on the gorillas’ movements, the trip could take two to six hours. Once you find them, you’ll get an hour to watch and take pictures before leaving the forest.
Transfer back to the lodge after meeting your driver and guide. A village stroll is an option if you feel up to it. Same as above: dinner and overnight stay at Hotel Muhabura.
Day 5: Return to Kigali& Departure
After a leisurely breakfast, go back to Kigali. You will have a quick city tour and then be transferred to the airport for your next flight if the city tour was not available on the day of arrival.
Your journey comes to an end. To your next location, Silverback Luxury Tours wishes you a safe journey.