5 Days Rwanda Big Five Safari & Gorilla Trekking

During this safari, in Rwanda you will have the opportunity to explore a variety of landscapes ranging from parks to dense forests. Along the way you will encounter some of Africas animals such as lions, elephants, buffaloes, leopards and the critically endangered black rhinoceros. Additionally you’ll have captivating encounters with mountain gorillas that will leave a lasting impression. Get ready for a tour filled with wildlife sightings awe inspiring scenery and a deep connection to Rwandas biodiversity.

Day 1; Arrival in Rwanda and Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Upon your arrival at Kigali International Airport, our knowledgeable guide will warmly welcome you. They will then accompany you on a transfer to Volcanoes National Park. Take a moment to soak in the surroundings and settle into your accommodation as you prepare for the days ahead.

Day 2; Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Start your day by heading to the park headquarters for a briefing before begining on an exciting gorilla trekking expedition. Accompanied by guides and trackers venture into the forests of Volcanoes National Park, in search of one of the habituated mountain gorilla families. Observing these giants in their habitat is an incredibly transformative experience. Spend an hour in their presence carefully observing their behavior and marveling at their strength and elegance before returning to your accommodation.

Day 3; Exploring Akagera National Park

After a breakfast we’ll head out to Akagera National Park, which is situated in the part of Rwanda. This remarkable savannah landscape is home, to a range of wildlife including the Big Five. Brace yourself for an exciting game drive as we keep our eyes peeled for creatures like lions, elephants, buffalos, leopards and various antelope species. The parks breathtaking scenery and vibrant ecosystems provide the backdrop for wildlife encounters.

Day 4; Tracking Rhinos in Akagera National Park

Today offers an opportunity to track the critically endangered black rhinoceros within the confines of Akagera National Park. Accompanied by rangers we’ll venture into the wilderness in search of these creatures. Witnessing these animals in their habitat is an incredibly rare and privileged experience that will leave an indelible mark on your memory.

Day 5; Enjoying a Boat Safari on Lake Ihema and Farewell

We’ll kick off our day with a delightful boat safari, on Lake Ihema, which happens to be Rwandas lake. As we leisurely cruise along its tranquil waters prepare to be captivated by the abundance of hippos, crocodiles and various bird species that call this lake home. After enjoying the boat safari it’s time to say goodbye to the wildlife, in Akagera National Park as you head back to Kigali International Airport for your departure.

begining on a Rwanda safari that combines encounters with the Big Five animals, gorilla trekking and rhino tracking is an adventure like no other. It truly showcases Rwandas dedication to conservation. Preserving its range of species. From the awe inspiring gorilla safaris in Volcanoes National Park to the exciting game drives in Akagera National Park and the chance to witness a rhino this safari guarantees unforgettable moments and incredible wildlife experiences. Immerse yourself in Rwandas landscapes, abundant biodiversity and ongoing conservation efforts. You’ll leave with memories and a profound admiration, for this country’s natural wonders.