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Wild Encounters in Rwanda - 11 Days

Overview

Come on an adventure in the land of a thousand hills. Rwanda’s friendly people will welcome you as you explore the open plains, woodlands and lakes of Akagera National Park before continuing your safari to track wild chimpanzees in Nyungwe National Park and the mountain gorillas of Volcanoes National Park.

Package Highlights

  • Explore the land of a thousand hills and its magnificent mountains.
  • Discover how planting a tree leaves a lasting legacy in Rwanda.
  • Experience a fascinating walk through a tea plantation and learn what makes the perfect cup of tea
  • Enjoy epic panoramic views from a scenic helicopter flight.

Itinerary

Day 1
Day 1: Arrive Kigali, Rwanda

With a warm welcome you will be assisted through immigrations and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy dinner and a restful evening. (D)
The Retreat

Day 2
Day 2: Kigali / Akagera National Park

Set off by road to your tented camp in Akagera, central Africa’s largest protected wetland. Home to a variety of plains game, predators, primates and birds. (BLD)
Meals Included: Dinner (Depending on the arrival time)
Magashi Camp

Day 3
Day 3: Akagera National Park

The day’s agenda includes expertly-guided game drives, walks and boating trips in search of the resident wildlife including: buffalo, leopard, elephant, giraffe, spotted hyena, zebra and eland. (BLD)
Meals Included: Dinner (Depending on the arrival time)
Magashi Camp

Day 4
Day 4: Akagera National Park

Rise early for another day of wildlife viewing. Akagera boasts a healthy lion population, as well as black rhino which were reintroduced to the park in 2017. Look out for the elusive shoebill with its massive bill, one of nearly 500 bird species found in the park. (BLD)
Meals Included: Dinner (Depending on the arrival time)
Magashi Camp

Day 5
Day 5: Akagera National Park / Nyungwe National Park

Continue by helicopter to your luxury lodge near one of the oldest rainforest in Africa, Nyungwe National Park. (BLD)
Meals Included: Dinner (Depending on the arrival time)
One&Only Nyungwe House

Day 6
Day 6: Nyungwe National Park

Experience the rainforest from a dazzling new perspective on the famous Canopy Walkway. (BLD)
Meals Included: Dinner (Depending on the arrival time)
One&Only Nyungwe House

Day 7
Day 7: Nyungwe National Park

Today’s agenda includes chimpanzee trekking deep in the forest. Observe them playing, wild and free, hooting and dashing through the trees. (BLD)
Meals Included: Dinner (Depending on the arrival time)
One&Only Nyungwe House

Day 8
Day 8: Nyungwe National Park / Volcanoes National Park

The adventure continues to Volcanoes National Park, by way of the beautiful shores of Lake Kivu. (BLD)
Meals Included: Dinner (Depending on the arrival time)
Bisate Lodge

Day 9
Day 9: Volcanoes National Park

Don your gaiters and gear and get ready to hike into the mountains. All fatigue melts away as you capture your first glimpse of the gorillas as they forage and move through the forest. (BLD)
Meals Included: Dinner (Depending on the arrival time)
Bisate Lodge

Day 10
Day10: Volcanoes National Park

Return to the forest for another precious hour with this magnificent critically endangered primate. (BLD)
Meals Included: Dinner (Depending on the arrival time)
Bisate Lodge

Day 11
Day 11: Volcanoes National Park / Kigali

Return to Kigali in time for your international departure flight. (B)

Can you book flights for me

Yes, absolutely. We have a flight department who can book your flights from anywhere to anywhere and they are always happy to provide a quote.

Prices Include:

  • Transport as described in the itinerary

  • Safari activities-unlimited day game drives, nature walks, hiking and walks with local people (where specified), English-speaking driver-guide, expert local guides where necessary

  • All National Park and Conservancy fees

  • Accommodation as described in the itinerary (double/twin or triple rooms)

  • All meals while on safari-breakfasts, lunches (picnic lunch boxes when necessary) and dinners

  • Bottled drinking water during game drives

  • Flying Doctor emergency evacuation cover

Prices Exclude:

  • Entry Visas

  • Airport transfers

  • Activities cited as “optional” in the itinerary

  • Travel Insurance

  • Single Room Supplements.

  • Personal spending-services or meals not mentioned as included, beverages in hotels, telephone calls and laundry etc.

  • Tips/Gratuities 

  • Extra costs incurred as a result of alterations to the original tour plan e.g. different accommodations and services

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Wild Encounters in Rwanda

Trip Facts

  • 4X4 Wheel Drive
  • Breakfast, Lunch and supper

Contact Info

20-22 Wenlock Road, London, N1 7GU

Phone: +44 7 495329964

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