This tour is for 15 days and covers different attractions including:
Mountain Gorillas and other Primates
Kigali City Tour
Wildlife game drive
DAY 1: Arrival and Birding at Kigali City Park
Arrive Kigali, meet, greet and check out in Hotel, dinner and relax. In the afternoon, city touring and Birding at Kigali City Park and Golf Club.
DAY 2: Transfer to Akagera National Park and Marine wildlife observation
Drive to Akagera National Park, check in at Akagera Game Lodge and then have a lunch at the lodge. Afternoon, boating at/around Nyirabiyoro Island for Birding and marine wildlife observation including Hippopotamus and Crocodile. Nyirabiyoro is an Island of Lake Ihema and this lake is the biggest lake in ANP. Dinner and over-night at Akagera Game Lodge.
DAY 3: Birding and Wildlife Game drive
Game drives on Lakes circuits via Mt. Mutumba (1825m) where you will have the Picnic lunch. This mountain commands stunning panoramic views of the park and far beyond into Tanzania. Drive to Kirara plain where a high number of big mammals existing in ANP will be easily seen. Drive on to Kigali, and check in at Chez Lando hotel for dinner and overnight.
DAY 4: Driving to Butare
Drive to Butare and on the way visit Nyanza ancient Royal Palace and Butare National Museums. Lunch at Hotel Ibis and relax. If time permitting, visit National University of Rwanda and Birding tour in the Ruhande Arboretum. Dinner and overnight at Hotel Ibis.
DAY 5: Transfer to Nyungwe National Park
After breakfast, drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park. Lunch at Gisakura Guest house then Visit the Colobus Monkey. Dinner and overnight at Gisakura Guest House.
DAY 6: Trekking Chempanzee
Drive for Chimpanzee trekking in Cyamudongo forest. Picnic lunch at Bugarama Hot Water Springs, Visit the Rusizi rapids near the Rwanda/DR Congo border. Dinner and overnight at Gisakura Guest House.
DAY 7: Birding in Nyungwe National Park (1)
Drive at Uwinka for birding in the trails that you will choose according to details from a guide. At NNP, you will discover a high number of endemic to the Albertine Rift and other attractive bird species. Dinner and over-night in Gisakura Guest house
DAY 8: Birding in Nyungwe National Park (2)
For a serious birder, Nyungwe National Park is a paradise for birding. You can’t do it once, we suggest more than once to maximise the number of endemic and charismatic bird species. After the second birding day, drive to Kigali and over-night in Chez Lando Hotel.
DAY 9: Kigali city Tour and travel for Gorillas tracking
After breakfast, visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial and have a brief Kigali city tour and after lunch leave Kigali for Musanze/ex Ruhengeri. Dinner and overnight at La Palme Hotel.
DAY 10: Gorilla tracking
After a briefing from the RDB guides, you go for Gorilla tracking in the Volcanoes National Park. After lunch and relax, you have a visit to the beautiful twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo; dinner and overnight at La Palme Hotel.
DAY 11: Trekking Golden Monkey
Golden Monkey trekking in the Volcanoes National Park. Lunch at La Palme Hotel then drive to Gisenyi. Touring Gisenyi Town. Dinner and overnight at Kivu Sun Hotel.
DAY 12: Gisenyi
After breakfast relax at Kivu Beach, drive around Gisenyi town with its beautiful colonial houses and heavily flowered gardens and also visit Rwanda & DR Congo border. After lunch at Kivu Serena drive to Kibuye. Check in and have a dinner at Bethanie or Morriah Hills Hotel.
DAY 13: Lake Kivu and Islands
Have an axploration of Kivu Lake in the morning and after lunch, in the afternoon, make a trip on Amahoro Island. Dinner and overnight at hotel Bethanie or Morriah hills hotel.
DAY 14 : Bisesero Memorial and Kigali tour
Drive to Kigali and on the way visit the Bisesero Genocide memorial Site
Lunch in Kigali. In the afternoon, make a Kigali City tour
DAY 15: Nyamata Memorial and the real source of Nile
After breakfast drive to Nyamata & Ntarama memorial genocide, get down on the junction between Akanyaru and Nyabarongo before they give Akagera, the real source of Nile. Then back to Kigali lunch at hotel relax at swimming pool dinner and overnight stay at Mille Colline.
DAY 16: Souvenir and airport transfer
After breakfast, souvenir shopping and transfer to Kigali Airport for the home bound Flight