Day 1: Transfer to Akagera National Park
On arrival at Kigali International Airport, you will be received by our staff member who will brief you about this Safari within Rwanda. He will drive you to Akagera National Park where you will have your lunch. In the afternoon you will go for a thrilling boat ride on the beautiful Lake Ihema to look for the various water animals associated with water for example Hippos, giant crocodiles and a profusion of water birds like the African fish eagle, papyrus Gonolek and the shoebill stork. Dine and overnight rest at Dereva Hotel or Akagera Game Lodge or Umbrella Pine
Day 2: Game drive and transfer back to Kigali
Following an early breakfast, you will go for a game drive to look for the early risers plus large predators including Lions and Hyenas plus others such as bushbuck, zebra, Elephants, giraffes, Buffaloes, cape elands, impalas, oribi and antelopes. Return for lunch at the Lodge and then in the afternoon, drive back to Kigali where you will dine and spend the night at Hotel Des Milles Collins, or Hotel Chezlando, or Hotel Okapi, or Kigali Serena Hotel.
Day 3: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park
Following breakfast, you will drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park. Along the way to the Park, you will visit a number of historical plus cultural sites within Butare plus Nyanza. Stop by the National Museum as well as the National University found in Butare. You will as well visit the Old King’s Palace (also known as Old Mwami’s palace) found in Nyanza to have a cultural experience. Take lunch in the town of Butare and continue with the journey to Nyanza where you will arrive in the evening. Dine and overnight rest at Gisakura guest House or Nyungwe Forest Lodge
Day 4: Chimpanzee trek in Nyungwe
Right after breakfast, go to track chimpanzees in the verdant rain forest. You’ll first go to the Park headquarters where you will be briefed by the Park rangers and then eventually begin your trek in the Forest as you look for the chimpanzees. During the trek you will have the chance to see various primates such as the Rwenzori colobus, Silver monkey, Chimpanzees, the Grey cheeked Mangabey, L’hoests monkey and the Owl faced monkey. Head back to the lodge where you will rest and have your meals. Overnight rest at Nyungwe Forest Lodge or ORTPN Gisakura guest house.
Day 5: Transfer back to Kigali
You will have a delicious breakfast, before driving back to the capital Kigali having lunch along the way in Butare. Also you will visit the Botanical gardens along the way, and later arrive in Kigali to your hotel for the overnight or transfer directly to the airport for your departure flight.