This 10 days best of Rwanda safari is the best package to discover all the national parks in Rwanda. This 10 days Rwanda safari highlights all the three Rwanda safari parks with multiple activities at each tourism destination. Then highlight of the package is mountain gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park. If this 10 days tour is so expensive, consider booking it under a Rwanda group tours arrangement.
Day 1: Arrival in Kigali City
On arrival at the airport, you will be received by a tour guide from our Rwanda tour company who will transfer you to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Transfer to Akagera National park and evening game drive
In the morning of this second day of your 10 Days Best of Rwanda Safari, you will set off a scenic drive to Akagera National Park, reaching early for lunch at Akagera game Lodge. After lunch, go for afternoon boat cruise on Lake Ihema. Expect to see hippos, crocodiles and water birds. Dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise
Early morning after breakfast on this third day of your 10 Days Best of Rwanda Safari, you will go for game drives up to the northern part of the park to catch up with early risers before they go into hiding. You will have chance to see lions, antelopes, giraffes, bush bucks among others. Return to the hotel for relaxation by 11:00am, and then lunch. After lunch, go for afternoon boat cruise on Lake Ihema, where you will be rewarded with view of game as hippos, crocodiles, as well as a variety of bird species. Dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Transfer from Akagera to Nyungwe National Park
In the morning of day four of your 10 Days Best of Rwanda Safari, you will set off a long drive to Nyungwe Forest National park. You will have en route stopover in Nyanza museum, Butare museum among other areas good for photography and adventure, as well as lunch. Reach Nyungwe in the evening for dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Chimpanzee tracking
On day five of your 10 Days Rwanda Safari, you will set off to the forest for chimpanzee trekking adventure. When in Kibale Forest National Park, the Bigodi wetland sanctuary nature walk is a highlight in itself – meet different monkey and bird species. Dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Canopy walk
In the morning on this sixth day of your 10 Days Best of Rwanda tour go for the breathtaking forest canopy walk observe the top of the forest at high cliff, enjoy the breeze of the forest with the songs sung by the birds, monkeys and others.
Day 7: Transfer to Volcanoes national park
Early morning on this seventh day of your 10 Days safari in Rwanda, enjoy a spectacular drive to Volcanoes national park with stopovers for photography and lunch. Reach Volcanoes national park in the evening for dinner and overnight.
Day 8: Gorilla tracking
In the morning of this eight day of your 10 Days Best of Rwanda Safari, you will go for pre tracking briefing at the park headquarters. Gorilla trekking may take 1-8 hours depending on the group you are allocated and the movement of the gentle giants the previous night. Stay in the presence of the gorillas for a maximum of an hour before exiting the forest. In the afternoon, you may go for nature walks or cultural walk to the Iby’iwacu Cultural village. Dinner and overnight.
Day 9: Golden monkey / Dian Fossey
This ninth day of your 10 Days Best of Rwanda Safari comes with options, you will either go for golden monkey tracking or go for Dian Fossey hike at Karisoke research center, where Dian, an American anthropologist spent years researching and conserving the gorillas before she was killed and buried next to Digit, a Silverback gorilla.
Day 10: Transfer to Kigali
Early morning of this last day of your 10 Days Rwanda tour, you will enjoy breakfast then set off to Kigali, where you will reach early to have the necessary shopping. You will then check in your hotel or be dropped to the airport for your departure flight if it is on schedule.