Rwanda - Shades of Wilderness

Rwanda - Shades of Wilderness

Rwanda - Shades of Wilderness
12 days – 11 nights
Kigali, Nyanza, Huye, Nyungwe Forest, Lake Kivu (Kibuye), Crete Congo Nile Trail, Gisenyo, Bulera Lake, Volcanoes Park, Akagera Park
Wildlife, Photography, Discovery, Adventure
This program may be operated for individual or for small groups
This is a suggested itinerary – Please call us to customize

Day 1: Kigali
Mwaramutse! This is how you will be welcomed upon arrival at Kigali Airport. You will be met by your local guide and transferred to the hotel. Rest an relax and enjoy dinner at the hotel. [D]

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Tour includes
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • 11 nights’ accommodation:
    • Kigali 2 nights
    • Nyungwe Forest 2 nights         
    • Kibuye     1 night
    • Kinunu 1 night
    • Gisenyi 1 night
    • Volcanoes Nat’l Park 2 nights
    • Akagera Nat’l Park 2 nights

  • Meals:
    • Breakfast daily 2
    • 10 lunches
    • 9 dinners
  • Visit of the Nyanza Royal Palace
  • Visit of the National Museum
  • Boat trip on Kibuye Bay
  • Boat trip on Lake Ihema
  • Guided walk on the Congo Nile
  • Iby’iwacu Cultural Village
  • Gorilla trekking in The Volcanoes Park
  • Safari runs in Akagera Park
  • Boat trip on Lake Ihema
  • English-speaking driver/guide
  • Transportation by land cruiser with opening roof
  • Mineral water in the vehicle and during the walks.
  • Compulsory insurance for emergency evacuation by helicopter in Rwanda.
  • Park taxes and permits:
  • Chimpanzee permit
  • Nyungwe colobus
  • Gorilla permit
  • Entrance to Akagera National Park
Not included in tour
  • Airfares
  • Airport taxes and fees
  • Gorilla trek supplement
  • Visas
  • Travel Insurance
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Optional tours
  • Any services not included in tour


Category Hotel Name Tripadvisor
Kigali Cozy Safari Hotel 5
Nyungwe Forest Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel 4
Kibuye Kivu Safari Lodge 4.5
Kinunu Rushel Kivu Lodge 4.5
Gisenyi Lake Kivu Serena Hotel 4
Volcanoes Nat'l Park Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel 4.5
Akagera Nat'l Park Akagera Game Lodge 4
Hotels will be confirmed at time of booking

These programs can be customized for individuals and groups.
Changes to this program may be requested by phone (1855-55-TOURS) or using the web FIT Quote Request
  • Airfare
We also be glad to add the necessary airfare from your gateway so you take advantage of our special discounted leisure fares
  • Program
You may add or remove;
    • Trip days
    • Cities and sites
    • Meals
  • Other options
    • The program was designed with private services however, we may substitute shared sightseeing where available
    • If you prefer deluxe services we may operate this program including private driver, private guide and concierge service.
  • Quotation
Once we have designed the program the way you want we'll give you a quote within 2 business days.
Tour Code: RW02KGL21FA

  • Lunches and dinners can be arranged for individuals, families and groups at top restaurants or any restaurant requested by you.
  • We can revise the itinerary to spend more time and provide more depth in those areas that you are interested on.
  • Any other changes to the itinerary will be accommodated depending on the facilities available in the area.

Group Quotations
  • If you wish to use these programs for your group or as the basis for a customized journey please either call us (1-855-55-TOURS or use the web Group Quote Request.
  • In either case our specialists will work with to refine all the details and they will get you a quote with 2 business days. Quotes may be obtained for the air and land portions of just for the lad journey.
  • Booking both air and land with us will represent savings for you because of our buying power and long-time relationship with the airlines.
  • We will also may have the choice between regular fares and special leisure fares not available to the public.

Important Notices:
Health: Yellow fever inoculations are compulsory and malaria prophylactics are recommended. For gorilla/chimp trekking it is imperative that you are healthy and free of any disease or virus – officials do have the right to refuse entry if you are found to have or show any signs of communicable illnesses. 
Visas:  Most nationalities require a visa to enter Rwanda. The newly established EAC Visa allows entry into Uganda, Rwanda and Kenya for one fee of $100. Passports must be valid for a minimum of 6 months or 12 months in the case of UK nationals.