Discover Akagera National Park, which is set among some of the most scenic savannah in East Africa and is home to rare and unique wildlife. Seek out buffalo, lion, leopard, elephant, spotted hyena and more. Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience, tracking mountain gorillas.

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Visit Volcanoes National Park, home to Rwanda's gorillas

Enjoy night safaris to see the park in a different light

Search for lions, leopards, hyenas and more in Akagera National Park

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Rwanda Wildlife Safari with Gorillas

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Day 1


Take a shuttle from Kigali to Akagara National Park where you will be met by your lodge guide. The transfer to camp is scenic and provides a great introduction to this beautiful park. You will spend the next three nights at the newly opened Magashi lodge. (D)

Day 2


Enjoy a range of activities, such as game drives – including night drives, guided walks, fishing and exploring the water ways of Lake Rwanyakazinga by boat. (B)(L)(D)

Day 3


Today spend a full day exploring the park looking for wildlife including buffalo, lion, leopard, elephant, spotted hyena, topi, eland and more. The park also boasts over 500 species of birds including the rare and spectacular shoebill. (B)(L)(D)

Day 4


Transfer to Kigali, a vibrant and attractive city. Its existence stands as a testament to the resilience of this remarkable country and its ability to move forward from its tumultuous past. Spend the afternoon taking a three hour city and Genocide Museum tour (optional and at own expense). (B)(L)

Day 5

Kigali - Volcanoes National Park

Depart early to Volcanoes National Park. After a briefing by the national parks guides, begin your gorilla trek in search of these magnificent primates. In the afternoon, if time permits, visit the markets, villages and local communities or take an optional visit to the twin lakes of Bulera and Ruhondo (additional cost).

Day 6

Volcanoes National Park - Kigali

After breakfast, enjoy the scenic transfer back to Kigali. (B)

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