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8 DAYS AKAGERA PARK & CONGO GORILLA TREKKING

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Greg Bakunzi

Redrocks Rwanda

Passionate about conserving our culture and environment.

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8 DAYS AKAGERA PARK & CONGO GORILLA TREKKING

This tours gives travelers ample time to explore wildlife in Rwanda , they include game drives and scenic views of hilly Rwanda. Including also gorilla trekking at the Virunga national park in Congo, explore lake Kivu and witness the effects of the active Nyiragongo Mountain.

DAY 1

Arrival Kigali

Arrive Kigali airport be met by your driver safari guide , transfer to your hotel for overnight. Briefing on your safari.

Discover Hostel Rwanda
DAY 2

Road Transfer to Akagera Park

Pick you up from hotel drive straight to Akagera national park, the park located in the north east of Rwanda along the border with Tanzania. It is named after the Akagera River that flows along its eastern boundary and feeds into a labyrinth of lakes of which the largest is Lake Ihema. The rolling hills of Acacia and Woodland coupled with scattered grassland and swamp-fringed lakes along the meandering Akagera watercourse combine to create a park of breathtaking scenic beauty. We will do a half game drive, and back to the lodge. Read more

Akagera Game Lodge
DAY 3

Full Day Game Drive

Full game drive at Akagera , The park now covers an area of 100,000 ha, following a recent reduction of its original size of 250,000 ha. The topography of the park is characterized by rolling sandstone hills in the west, cut in places by deep, narrow valleys. In the east, flood-plains and swamps are predominant. The vegetation of the park is extremely varied and, indeed, has been described as the most heterogeneous savanna ecosystem in the region. The park has a variety of wildlife and is a habitat for over 500 different species of birds. Akagera National Park is known for attractions such as game drives to view wildlife and landscape, and bird safaris. During the game drive along a well designed network of tracks, there are plenty of animals one can see including elephants, buffalo, zebra, bushbaby, hippos, crocodiles and many other mammal species. On rare occasions, one can see species such as leopard, lion and black rhino. As one of the most scenic savanna in East Africa, the game takes 5 to 6 hours, from south to the north of the park. Read more

Akagera Game Lodge
DAY 4

Road Transfer to Musanze

After breakfast drive to Musanze, via Kigali, optional city tour of Kigali thereafter have lunch then have a scenic drive through terraced hills to Volcanoes national park, home to the endangered mountain gorillas. Stops en route to photograph scenic areas.

Red Rocks Camp
DAY 5

Cultural Activities

After breakfast involve in the cultural activities we offer, ranging from Pottery Making, Basket weaving, cow milking, bee keeping , organic farming and later in the evening joining traditional cultural dancing troop, drumming and interacting with the local community.

Red Rocks Camp
DAY 6

Road Tranfer to Congo

After a leisurely Breakfast Drive to the Border of Rwanda and Congo, Enter Congo Proceed To Lake Kivu Lodge for overnight. If time permits undertake city tour of Goma.

Lake Kivu Lodge
DAY 7

Gorilla Trekking

After Early Breakfast Drive to the Park Headquarters, Enter Virunga Park For gorilla trekking, The Gorillas, The Trek Will Last For Some Hours Thereafter Ascend The Mountains Then Drive Back to Goma town.

Lake Kivu Lodge
DAY 8

Road Transfer to Kigali airport

After Breakfast Drive to the Border, Enter Rwanda Then Proceed To Kigali, proceed to the airport to catch evening flight back home.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Kigali
Day 2
Location Akagera park
Day 4
Location Musanze
Day 6
Location Goma

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Transport during the tour
  • Accommodation
  • Local guides
  • Information services
  • Entrance fee

Package excludes

  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa, consular 76fees or any other formalities.
  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • Additional journeys and transfers

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