7 Days Rwanda Gorilla Tour & Wildlife Safari

7 days Rwanda gorilla tour and wildlife safari highlights mountain gorilla trekking, golden monkey trekking and the twin lakes in Volcanoes National Park, Chimpanzee trekking and Canopy walk in Nyungwe Forest National Park

7 Days Rwanda Gorilla Tour & Wildlife Safari. Are you looking for the best safari and tour package in Rwanda that goes to all the major three national parks of the country with extremely exciting? This 7 days Rwanda gorilla tour and wildlife safari highlights mountain gorilla trekking, golden monkey trekking and the twin lakes in Volcanoes National Park, Chimpanzee trekking and Canopy walk in Nyungwe Forest National Park and wildlife viewing in Akagera National Park.
During this Rwanda gorilla safari package, expect to visit Nyungwe Forest National Park for chimpanzee trekking and canopy walk, Volcanoes National Park for a mountain gorilla trekking experience and Akagera National Park for excellent wildlife viewing. This 7-Day Rwanda Gorilla Tour & Wildlife Safari can best be enjoyed under Mid-range and luxury setting.

7 Days Rwanda Gorilla Tour & Wildlife Safari Highlight

Day 1: Transfer To Nyungwe Forest National Park
Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking And Canopy Walk
Day 3: Transfer To Musanze via Lake Kivu
Day 4: Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes & Ibyi’Wacu Cultural Visit
Day 5: Golden Monkey Tracking And Transfer To Kigali
Day 6: Transfer To Akagera National Park
Day 7: Morning Game Drive and Transfer To Kigali airport

Day 1: Transfer To Nyungwe Forest National Park

Upon your arrival at Kigali international airport, meet our company representative and your guide to start your 7 Days Rwanda gorilla tour & wildlife safari package with a quick briefing and later a transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park in the south of Rwanda with stop overs at Butare Museum for history and lunch. Continue with your journey and arrive at the park in the evening, relax, have diner and prepare yourself for exciting activities the following day.
Accommodation options: Nyungwe Forest Lodge (Luxury), Nyungwe Top View Hotel (Moderate) and Gisakura Guest House (Low Budget)
Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking And Canopy Walk

After breakfast, drive to the park for amazing chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe forest. After meeting them, spend an hour with chimps and take photos. It is always recommended to wake up early and start this activity before chimpanzees rise up because locating them becomes challenging when they are awake. After Chimp tracking, return to your lodge for lunch and later head for a canopy walk on top of Nyungwe Forest in the afternoon before you retire for dinner and overnight at your booked lodge
Accommodation options: Nyungwe Forest Lodge (Luxury), Nyungwe Top View Hotel (Moderate) and Gisakura Guest House (Low Budget)
Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Transfer To Musanze via Lake Kivu

Walk up and have breakfast, drive to lake kivu for an afternoon boat cruise. Expect to see a number of aquatic wildlife. Have lunch and drive to Volcanoes National Park in Musanze province. Check in your booked room and get ready for an ultimate magical gorilla experience the following day.
Accommodation options: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury), Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge (Moderate) and Kinigi Guest House (Low Budget).
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 4: Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes & Ibyi’Wacu Cultural Visit

This is the highlight of your 7 Days Rwanda gorilla tour & wildlife safari. After heavy breakfast meal, drive to the park headquarters in Kinigi for briefing before making our way into the jungles of Volcanoes National Park to look for Mountain Gorillas. You will have a full hour’s experience with these primates upon locating them then return to the park headquarters to pick your certificates and later head to your lodge for lunch. In the evening, visit the Iby’Iwacu cultural village to experience the rich Rwandan culture through traditional dances, storytelling moments among others. Transfer to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation options: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury), Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge (Moderate) and Kinigi Guest House (Low Budget).
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 5: Golden Monkey Tracking And Transfer To Kigali

After an early morning breakfast, head to the park headquarters to catch up with the rest of the group and go for golden monkey tracking experience, an adventure that will reward you a full hour of a close encounter with these endangered primates. After tracking golden monkeys, return to your lodge for lunch, check out and transfer to Kigali dinner and overnight stay.
Accommodation options: Kigali Serena Hotel (Luxury), The Manor Hotel (Moderate) and Discover Rwanda Hostel (Low Budget)
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 6: Transfer To Akagera National Park

Have breakfast and drive from Kigali city at exactly 7:00 am towards east of Rwanda and arrive at Kagera national park for lunch at your booked lodge. After lunch, head for an afternoon boat cruise on Lake Ihema where you will encounter aquatic life at a closer range such as hippopotamuses, crocodiles and a number of water birds. Come back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation options: Ruzizi Tented Camps (Luxury), Akagera Game Lodge (Moderate) and Akagera Game Lodge (Budget)
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 7: Morning Game Drive and Transfer To Kigali airport

After an early morning breakfast, head to the park for an exciting morning game in the wilderness of Akagera National Park Expect to see animals such as elephants, buffalos, giraffe, hyenas, zebras, leopards, lions, like roan antelope, duiker, bushbucks, Topis, Oribis, water-buck, klipspringer, impala, Cape eland among other. Return to your lodge for lunch and then transfer to Kigali international airport to catch up with your flight back home with a lot of experiences to end your 7 Days Rwanda gorilla tour & wildlife safari.
Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner

Information about Hirwa gorilla family

Hirwa gorilla family is among the mountain gorilla families found in the Virunga conservation Area. This family has unique habits that distinguish it the other groups. This family group features on the most trekked species and trekkers like to trek them. You will like it when you visit this family.

Hirwa is local name in Kinyarwanda meaning lucky one. This family was named Hirwa because it was luck that used to manifest itself so many times and one of the luckiest thing that happened in this group was the birth of twins in 2011. Hirwa gorilla group is such a lucky family that was blessed with twins.

This gorilla group was created in 2006 with some individuals of Sabyinyo gorilla family with more 13 members from the Agashya. Recently other members joined the family and the tally went to 16 including 1 dominant silverback. The silverback always looks for new members and he likes to see his family size grow and due to luck the family members have grown up by luck and many have joined the groups as well.

The silverback is dominant, strong and determined to keep protecting all his members in the gorilla group.

Hirwa gorilla family currently leaves in the foothills of the 2 Virunga Volcanoes- Mount Sabyinyo and Mount Gahinga.

The trekking skill level is hard depending on the location of the gorilla family plus energy and ability of the traveler. Trekking the steeps of mountain Sabyinyo and Mountain Gahinga is difficult but rewarding at last.

One should be prepared and ready to experience a hectic and a physical challenging trek that is habituated. You will watch the daily activities like grooming each other, playing, feeding, moving and displaying their gestures.

If you want to visit Hirwa gorilla family, you can get in touch with Africa Adventure Vacations and make reservations with us to get you the gorilla permit.

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