5 Days Nyungwe and Akagera National Park safari

5 days Nyungwe and Akagera National Park safari will give you the chance to explore the land of 1000 hills as you discover a number of rewarding attractions in Nyungwe national park the primate hub of the country where you to participate in chimpanzee trekking where you will get to visit the habituated troops, during the activity, you will have the chance to understand more about the rewarding primates. The safari will also give you the chance to visit Akagera National Park the home to the big five animal that will be seen when you take part in the different game drives in the park among other rewarding activities that can be carried out.

5 days Nyungwe and Akagera National Park safari

Highlights of your safari

  • Day 1: Arrival in Kigali and transfer to Nyungwe national park
  • Day 2: Chimpanzee trekking and canopy walk
  • Day 3: Transfer to akagera national park and evening boat cruise
  • Day 4: Morning and evening game drive
  • Day 5: Departure

Detailed Safari Itinerary

Day one: Arrival in Kigali and transfer to Nyungwe national park

On day one of your 5 days Nyungwe and akagera national park safari, as early as 7 am your guide for your safari will pick you from a location of your choice in Kigali city or Kigali international airport and take you through the briefing session of your entire safari. During the briefing session where your guide for the safari will give you an insight of the activities you will participate during your safari like gorilla trekking, chimpanzee trekking among other activities, you will also be briefed on the rules and regulations to follow during your activities and as you participate in your Uganda and Rwanda safari for an amazing safari as you visit Rwanda and Uganda. After the briefing session you will begin your safari by taking in part of the Kigali city tour where you will get to visit memorable sites like the Kigali genocide memorial museum where you will get to understand the events that led to the occurrence of the Rwanda genocide, you will also get to visit the Kimironko market the largest market in Rwanda where you will get to purchase souvenirs, organic fruits, Rwanda traditional attires among other products. At the climax of your Kigali city tour, you will get to visit one of the restaurants in the city where you will have tasty Rwanda dishes. After the rewarding experience, you will make your way to Nyungwe national park where you will check in your hotel.  On reaching your hotel, you have time to loosen up rest and in the evening, you will have dinner.

DAY TWO CHIMPANZEE TREKKING AND CANOPY WALK

On day two of your 5 days Nyungwe and akagera national park safari after an early morning breakfast at your hotel with your packed lunch, you will be picked by your guide who will transfer you to Nyungwe national park where you will get to participate in chimpanzee trekking and canopy walk. chimpanzee trekking is quite a rewarding activity which will give you the chance to understand more about the primate species which will give you an amazing time in the park. The activity involves hiking through the forest o the park in order to access the habituated chimpanzee troops, during the activity you will have the chance to observe how they carry out their daily activities, how they carry out their daily activities, their grooming patterns, how they care for their infants, how they construct their nests for overnight stay. After the rewarding experience, you will have your lunch and relaxation. After your lunch you will participate in the canopy walk which will give you the chance to see a number of rewarding and breathtaking views of the park at an ariel view. You will get to see numerous bird species, a number of primates swinging from one tree branch to another among other rewarding attractions and views. After the experience, you will head back to your hotel or dinner and overnight stay.

Day three: transfer to akagera national park and evening boat cruise

On day three of your 5 days Nyungwe and akagera national park safari, after an early morning breakfast at your hotel,  you will embark on your journey to akagera national park the home to all the big five animal in Rwanda. On reaching, you will check in your hotel where you will relax have lunch and later in the evening you will get to transfer to akagera national park where you will participate in the evening boat cruise. During the cruise, you will get to see Hippos will be seen taking dips in the water, crocodile sun bathing as they also wait up on their capable prey, zebras, you will also get to watch the sunset which makes the park more beautiful as you get to watch a number of water birds like the African kingfisher catching prey in the park while you relax while on the evening boat cruise. At the end of your safari, you will head back to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

DAY FOUR: MORNING AND EVENING BOAT CRUISE

On day four of your 5 days Nyungwe and akagera national park safari, after an early morning breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked by your guide who will transfer you to the pack in order to participate in the morning game drive. During the game drive, you will have the chance to see early risers in the park catching their first bite of the day for instance the rhinos, zebras, grazing in the plains of the park among other animal species.  You will head back to your hotel for lunch and relaxation and later on in the evening, you will transfer back to the park to take part in the evening game drives which will give you the chance to see a number of animal species that you must have missed out on seeing during the morning game drives. The highlight of the evening game drive is the fact that you will get to see a number of carnivores like the hyenas, lions, leopards catching prey for dinner among other rewarding attractions. After the rewarding engagement head back to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

5 days Nyungwe and Akagera National Park safari
5 days Nyungwe and Akagera National Park safari

DAY FIVE: DEPARTURE

On day 5 o your 5 days Nyungwe and akagera national park safari after an early morning breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked by your guide who will transfer you to the Humure refugee camp which will give you the chance to understand more about the group o refugee that settled in Rwanda. The tour will give you the chance to understand their culture through dance, traditional dishes that you will also get the chance to taste for an amazing time while in the park or a memorable safari. After the community tour, you will transfer to Kigali city where you will have lunch and later on you will be dropped off at a location of your choice in the city or Kigali international airport.

Trip inclusions

  • All activities on the itinerary
  • all accommodation as per itinerary
  • 4X4 safari vehicle, Fuel
  • Pick up and Drop off at Entebbe
  • Full time English speaking driver/ guide
  • Bottled mineral water while on safari

Trip Exclusions

  • Tips
  • Visa fees
  • Air tickets
  • Personal expenses
  •  Other expenses  
  • All items of personal nature like laundry, phone calls, and beer.
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