7 Days in Rwanda (Nyungwe and Volcanoes National Park)

7 Days in Rwanda visiting Nyungwe and Volcanoes National Park.

Tour Overview: 7 Days in Rwanda

7 Days in Rwanda visiting Nyungwe and Volcanoes National Park. This ultimate 7 Days Rwanda safari experience watching primates i.e. chimpanzees and gorillas in Nyungwe and Volcanoes. In Africa’s oldest national park, get up and personal with mountain gorillas while hiking through the rainforest in search of chimpanzees. View gorilla families playing, observe chimps swinging through the vines, and stand in astonishment as a massive silverback muscled its way through the forest.

But wait, let me tell you something:

 Tour Summary

  • Safari starts and ends in Kigali International Airport 
  • Activities include Chimpanzee & Gorilla trekking 
  • Transfers by a 4×4 safari vehicle
  •  Accommodation before and after the trip to Kigali can be arranged on request at an extra cost

What you need to know

  • Accommodation is provided as included 
  • Tour is available all year round
  • The minimum age for this tour is 16 years 
  • All activity costs are included

Gorilla trekking: Spend time with gorillas deep in the mountains of Volcanoes National Park
Chimpanzee trekking: Hike into the Nyungwe National Park to watch chimpanzees swing through the forest
Lakeside relaxation: Take time out on the shores of Lake Kivu, where there are rocky beaches, peaceful islands, and trickling waterfalls

Itinerary Gallery: 7 Days Rwanda Primates Safari

Chimpanzee Trekking in Rwanda.
Chimpanzee Trekking in Rwanda.
Gorilla Trekking Tours in Rwanda

Highlights: 7 Days in Rwanda

  • Day 1: Arrival at Kigali International Airport and transfer to hotel
  • Day 2 – 3: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park.
  • Day 4: Kibuye
  • Day 5 – 6: Mountain Gorilla trekking in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park. 
  • Day 7: Transfer back to Kigali International Airport.
What’s the real story?:

Detailed Itinerary: 7 Days in Rwanda

Day 1: Arrival at Kigali International Airport and transfer to hotel

Arrive in Kigali and relax at your hotel for the night.

Meal Plan: Dinner 

Accommodation Options: Kigali Serena Hotel 

Day 2 – 3: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park

Travel to the cultural Butare en route to Nyungwe National Park, stopping to visit the King’s Palace and Ethnographic Museum. You can search for endangered chimpanzees by hiking through the mountainous rainforest; you’ll hear their pant-hoots resonating throughout the forest long before you see them. After your hike, unwind in the luxurious hotel’s infinity pool while observing toucans and colobus monkeys on the treetops.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner 

Accommodation Options: Nyungwe Forest Lodge / One & Only Nyungwe Forest House

Day 4: Kibuye

Drive to the ‘beach city’ of Kibuye on the shores of Lake Kivu.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Accommodation Options: Cormoran Lodge

Day 5 – 6: Mountain Gorilla trekking in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park.

One of the best wildlife encounters you’ll ever have is gorilla trekking. Take part in two amazing treks into Volcanoes National Park and spend time with two gorilla families. Discover juvenile gorillas climbing and having fun, mothers holding tiny, wide-eyed offspring, and enormous silverbacks.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Accommodation Options: 2 nights at Gorilla Mountain View Lodge

Day 7: Transfer back to Kigali International Airport

Fly back to Kigali.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Accommodation Options: Kigali Serena Hotel

End of the 7 Days in Rwanda

Cost Inclusions

  • English speaking driver guide
  • All activities as included
  • 4×4 Safari van
  • Meals
  • Water on board
  • 4 nights’ accommodation

Cost Exclusions 

  • Any purchases of personal kind
  • Any changes to the itinerary
  • International flights and visas

Transport 

  • 4×4 safari land cruiser for luxury travelers
  • 4×4 safari van for budget travelers

You May Also Like

Rwanda Gorilla trekking Tours

3 Days Gorilla trekking Rwanda is one perfect short Gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda for 3 Days and 2 nights at Volcanoes National Park.

2 Day Gorilla Trek Rwanda

2 Days Gorilla trek Rwanda for a Gorilla trekking experience in a 2 Days 1 night tour. This 2 Day Gorilla trek Rwanda is a short Gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda.

Gorilla tours in Rwanda

1 Day Gorilla trek Rwanda is the shortest Gorilla trekking tour in Rwanda lasting just one day starting and ending in Kigali city.  This One Day Rwanda Gorilla tour

CONTACT US
× Talk to An Expert