This 6 Days Akagera, Gorillas, Bisoke and Lake Kivu takes you through some of the famous tourists sites in Rwanda such as Akagera national park, volcanoes, Bisoke and Lake Kivu.
Kigali city tour
Day 1: Transfer to Akagera national park.
Early morning at 8:00 Am drive to Akagera national park. Arrive, have Lunch. In the afternoon enjoy a boat ride on Lake Ihema to see crocodiles and hippos. Dinner and overnight at Akagera Game lodge.(B.L.D)
Day 2: Game drive – transfer to Volcanoes National Park
After breakfast take a game drive to spot giraffes, elephants, buffaloes and a variety of bird species. Return for lunch and later drive to Volcanoes National Park. Check in your lodge for dinner and overnight at Kinigi guesthouse (B.L.D)
Day 3: Gorilla trekking
Take your breakfast and head to the park headquarters to be briefed about the dos and don’t s while with the gorillas then proceed to trek mountain gorillas. On finding the gentle giants you will spend an hour observing them and taking pictures. After the memorable adventure with the gorillas, you will have lunch and later visit the twin lake Bulera and Ruhondo. Dinner and overnight at Kinigi guesthouse (B.L.D)
Day 4: Hiking Mt.Bisoke 3711 Meters
Early breakfast at your lodge and head to Kinigi headquarters for briefing. Hiking mount Bisoke takes one day, and is a tough hike requiring good fitness. By 7:30 Am you set off in your cars and transfer to the head trail starting point of the hike. From here you get hiking sticks and it’s necessary to hire a porter to carry your backpack. you will enjoy the beautiful scenery of the crater lake at the top of the volcano. If time allows you will visit Diane Fossey’s place. Later return to your lodge for dinner and overnight at Kinigi guesthouse (B.L.D)
Day 5: Transfer to Lake Kivu
After breakfast drive to Lake Kivu. Have lunch and then enjoy a relaxing boat ride or swim in this Bilharzia free lake and visit the fishing villages. Dinner and overnight stay at Paradise Malahide.(B.L.D)
Day 6: Transfer back to Kigali
In the morning after breakfast, you will begin your journey back to Kigali to catch your flight back home
End of safari.
Whats included in this itinerary?
Ground transport per 4WD safari vehicle
Services of an English-speaking driver/guide
Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary, based on double room
Three meals a day, apart from where it is B.B
Drinking bottled water in the safari vehicle
All Park entrance fees
Gorilla permit (USD $1500 per permit in Rwanda)
All mentioned activities except for the optional ones.