6 Days Rwanda Safari
Book yourself a 6 Days Rwanda safari and explore the best of Rwanda also known as the city of thousand hills. Enjoy trekking of Gorillas, Golden monkeys and Chimpanzee
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Hotel
Depending on your arrival time at Kigali airport on this first day of your 6 Days Rwanda safari , a representative Driver / guide from Ababa Safaris will be waiting to welcome you and later drive to your accommodation for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: City Tour and transfer to Volcanoes national park
After breakfast, we start new day with a city tour to the most memorial sites in the city like Genocide site, Museum and others. Break off for lunch then later drive through the terraced hills of Rwanda to Volcanoes National Park, home to the Mountain Gorillas
Dinner and overnight
Day 3: Gorilla trekking experience
After early morning breakfast, you will drive to the park headquarters – Kinigi for a briefing from the park warden. This is our long awaited day of our 6 Days Rwanda safari. You will be assigned a gorilla group you will trek,each member will be given trekking stick. Ready for the activity of the day with enough drinking water and packed lunch, the driver will drop you off at the starting point to trek the gorillas together with the ranger guides. Gorilla trekking may take between 1-8 hours searching for the gorillas depending on their movement.
However meeting them is so rewarding and you will spend maximally 1 hour with them as you take time studying them and taking pictures and videos. After the activity, have lunch then drive to Lake Kivu, its a 2 hours drive. Relaxation, dinner and overnight
Day 4: Transfer to Nyungwe forest & Canopy walk
After breakfast we transfer to our next destination on our 6 Days Rwanda safari, we may have stop at Lake Kivu – one of the great lakes in Africa and is the largest of the fresh water lakes that gleam in the Albertine (Western) rift of the Great Rift Valley. After exploring the lake, you will transfer to Nyungwe Forest national park which takes 4-5 hours drive, check in your lodge for refreshments and lunch before you go for afternoon canopy walk connect for a canopy walk – walking trail (a swing bridge 50 meters in length) that is suspended from large trees. You will be able to see the amazing rain forest with a bird’s eye view, spotting wildlife moving about below you. Before night fall, you will proceed to your lodge for evening relaxation, dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Chimpanzee tracking
Start our day 5 of 6 Days Rwanda safari with breakfast after we drive to the park headquarters for the activity of the day, start with briefing about the endangered chimpanzees before entering the forest in search of the active and playful fellows in Nyungwe forest. The Chimpanzees are much easier to spot as they jump from one tree to another, chattering and laughing. Chimpanzee tracking usually takes about 3-5 hours. On finding them, spend an hour while taking pictures and videos. You will then return to the hotel for lunch and spend the evening at resting. Dinner and overnight stay at lodge as above
Day 6: Return to Kigali and departure
Have a cup of then embark on return to Kigali city. En route, visit the national museum in Butare and the genocide site, en route lunch before proceeding to Kigali. You will either be dropped at the airport or your hotel in Kigali.
End of 6 Days Rwanda safari