Exclusive Rwanda Gorillas & Savannah

Tour Overview

A thrilling adventure with a Rwanda gorilla trek, invites you to navigate dense jungles, witnessing majestic mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. Indulge in the enchanting allure of a sublime Savannah safari, traversing vast landscapes to spot Africa’s iconic wildlife.

6 Nights
Year Round
From $ 10,000 per person

Overview

Day 1

AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK

AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK

Akagera National Park in Rwanda, spanning 1,100 sq km, showcases diverse landscapes from savannahs to wetlands. Established in 1934, it's home to the Big Five and a variety of wildlife like giraffes, zebras, and numerous bird species. Visitors enjoy guided game drives, boat safaris, and walking tours. The park symbolizes Rwanda's commitment to conservation and responsible tourism, engaging local communities while preserving its rich biodiversity.

Travel Kigali to Akagera National Park

Travel Kigali to Akagera National Park

Depart from Kigali and travel through to Akagera National Park, around 2.5 hours drive.

Wilderness Magashi Camp - Luxury Tented Camp

Wilderness Magashi Camp - Luxury Tented Camp (3 nights)

Wilderness Magashi sits atop the Magashi Peninsula with stunning vistas of Lake Rwanyakazinga and the Mutumba Mountains in Rwanda's Akagera National Park. This refuge for savannah species reflects Rwanda's resilience. Eight spacious canvas tents blend Rwandan culture with elegant East African design. Imigongo art, originating from Rwanda's Eastern Province, adorns the camp, showcasing a fusion of tradition and modernity. The interiors combine khaki for safari authenticity and touches of blush for a contemporary flair. Guests enjoy panoramic views of elephants at the lake and other wildlife, embodying Rwanda's renaissance.

All meals • All local drinks (excludes premium imported brands and champagne) • Transfer from the entrance gate of Akagera National Park to the lodge • All lodge activities (guided game drives, boat cruises) • Park fees, conservation levies • Laundry • Local Government taxes

Activities at Wilderness Magashi Camp

Activities at Wilderness Magashi Camp

Teeming with plains game, in addition, Akagera boasts a healthy population of lion, which were reintroduced into the park in 2015 after a 20-year absence, as well as black rhino which were reintroduced in 2017. Guests will have the opportunity to view a range of wildlife on expertly-guided game drives, and boating trips Wilderness Magashi has been established in partnership with the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) and African Parks, demonstrating our commitment to pioneering sustainable and authentic ecotourism in Rwanda.

Day 4

VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK

VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK

Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda, spanning 160 sq km, showcases the majestic Virunga Mountains and is famed for its rare mountain gorillas. Trekking these lush landscapes offers intimate encounters with these gentle giants. Beyond gorillas, diverse wildlife and unique flora thrive, supporting eco-tourism and local communities. The park stands as a beacon of Rwanda's conservation commitment and offers a unique blend of adventure, biodiversity, and cultural immersion.

Travel Akagera National Park to Volcanoes National Park

Travel Akagera National Park to Volcanoes National Park

After breakfast depart Wilderness Magashi Lodge and begin your 4 to 5 hour drive through Rwanda countryside to Volcanoes National Park, and on to Bisate Lodge.

Bisate Lodge - Forest Villa

Bisate Lodge - Forest Villa (3 nights)

Bisate Lodge lies in the natural amphitheater of an extinct volcanic crater. The lodge is within easy driving distance of Park Headquarters, from where once-in-a-lifetime gorilla treks depart daily.

Each 91 square metre Forest Villa consists of a generous yet intimate combination of bedroom, reception space and bathroom, all warmed by a central fireplace and with breathtaking views out across your private deck towards Mount Bisoke. With only six villas, the real generosity in the Rwandan context is the amount of private and exclusive space that surrounds Bisate, cosseting it in a rare natural landscape brimming with Albertine Rift biodiversity and beauty.

Activities at Bisate Lodge

Activities at Bisate Lodge

Hike through verdant rainforest to visit Karisoke’s haunting ruins and Fossey’s grave, next to her beloved gorilla, Digit. Here, gorillas, now numbering more than 1 000 throughout the Virunga massif, await you. For one precious hour, your allocated family may deliver your life’s most astonishing encounter. Gorilla trekking is the star attraction, but nearby Volcanoes National Park offers other adventures: golden monkey trekking; the Fossey hike; scaling Mount Bisoke. On lodge property, explore nature trails where birds proliferate and a camera trap recently recorded a first: a silverback gorilla lumbering along the path.

Day 7

Travel Volcanoes National Park to Kigali

Travel Volcanoes National Park to Kigali

After breakfast depart Bisate Lodge for your final transfer back to Kigali, and on to the international airport to check in to your onward flight.

THANK YOU FOR TRAVELLING WITH US!

THANK YOU FOR TRAVELLING WITH US!

Your tremendous journey with us comes to an end. We wish you safe travels home, and look forward to welcoming you back to our spectacular continent! So much more to explore, so many adventures to be had.

HAKUNA MATATA

('There are no troubles!' - Swahili)

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