Honeymoon Safari Holidays
Looking to embark on a breathtaking honeymoon safari? Let me introduce you to some destinations, in Rwanda.
Volcanoes National Park
One of the must visit places is Volcanoes National Park, renowned for its mountain gorillas. Prepare for an awe inspiring gorilla trekking experience. Consider staying at the Bisate Lodge. This remarkable eco lodge offers rooms, breathtaking views and unforgettable conservation experiences. Imagine enjoying breakfast while observing gorillas in their habitat.
Akagera National Park
Another destination worth exploring is Akagera National Park, a testament to successful conservation efforts. Here you can encounter the Big Five – lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants and buffaloes – for a wildlife experience. Enhance your stay by choosing the Ruzizi Tented Lodge as your accommodation. Nestled amidst swaying palms and robust acacia trees this exceptional lodge provides lake views and a serene atmosphere that sets the stage for a honeymoon.
Nyungwe Forest National Park
If tranquility and adventure are what you seek as a couple then Nyungwe National Park should be on your list. Known for its biodiversity Nyungwe is a haven, for primate lovers and bird enthusiasts alike.
One&Only Nyungwe House is a destination, for your stay providing accommodations, spa amenities and the chance for couples to enjoy a romantic canopy walk go on chimpanzee treks or simply unwind in the beautiful tea plantation surroundings.
Choosing the Perfect Time for Your Honeymoon in Rwanda
Deciding on the time for an unforgettable honeymoon safari in Rwanda largely depends on your preferences. Generally the months with rainfall (June to September and December to February) are recommended for gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park. Akagera National Park offers wildlife viewing opportunities throughout the year. However both parks are open and breathtaking all year round each offering experiences depending on the season.
Rwandas captivating culture thrilling encounters with wildlife, luxurious accommodations and lush landscapes combine adventure and romance to create a mesmerizing destination for a honeymoon experience.
Top Honeymoon Hotels Organized by Parks
Volcanoes National Park Hotel
Bisate Lodge; nestled within an amphitheater formed by a volcano cone. Bisate Lodge features six forest villas along with a wine cellar. Also contributes actively to Rwandas reforestation initiatives.
Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge; situated at the base of Virunga Mountains this lodge offers cottages, with views of the surrounding peaks.
It also allows for access, to the points where gorilla trekking’s available.
Accommodation Options in Akagera National Park
Ruzizi Tented Lodge; presents nine tents with attached bathrooms tastefully adorned and strategically positioned for privacy and breathtaking views of Lake Ihema. Here visitors can enjoy activities such as boat rides, fishing and exciting game drives.
Magashi Camp; this upscale camp offers a view of Lake Rwanyakazinga. It consists of six tented suites equipped with amenities. Guests can indulge in wildlife viewing, birdwatching and boating adventures.
Staying in Nyungwe National Park
Nyungwe House; nestled within a functioning tea plantation this luxurious lodge provides treetop vistas, forest dining experiences and a range of activities including chimpanzee trekking, birdwatching and a canopy walk.
Activities to Enjoy on a Safari Getaway in Rwanda
Gorilla Trekking at Volcanoes National Park; observing the behavior and social interactions of mountain gorillas is an adventure. Remember to secure permits in advance as they are limited to minimize interference with the gorillas habitat.
Canopy Walk and Chimpanzee Trekking
Embark on a Canopy Walk and Chimpanzee Trekking experience in Nyungwe; explore the forest from an elevated perspective, on the 200m high canopy walkway.Afterward you can have an encounter, with the chimpanzee, our relative in the animal kingdom.
Rwanda Cultural Experience
Explore the Rwandan Culture by immersing yourself in the Iby’iwacu village. There you can experience elements of Rwandan culture such as music and dance local cuisine and traditional brewing methods. Additionally a visit to the Kigali Genocide Memorial will provide insights into Rwandas ongoing journey towards reconciliation.
Lake Kivu Beach
Indulge in relaxation and exploration at Lake Kivu. Unwind on its beaches embark on boat rides to discover the islands scattered across the lakes expanse or even try your hand at water sports for a more adventurous outing.
Game Drive Safari
Take on an exhilarating game drive within Akagera National Park. Encounter majestic wildlife including the Big Five well as other fascinating species. For a perspective take a boat ride on Lake Ihema to witness hippos, crocodiles and an impressive array of bird species.
Rwanda Agro Trip
Satisfy your curiosity by visiting one of Rwandas tea plantations. Blessed with soil Rwanda produces some of the finest tea, in the world. Witness firsthand how tea is cultivated and indulge in sampling some of the tea flavors you’ll ever encounter.