15 Days Rwanda Adventure Tour
Day 1: Transfer to Hotel; Briefing by guide and General Orientation about the trip.
Day 2: Start historical-minded exploration of Kigali with visits to landmarks from colonial, post-independence, genocide and post-genocide times i.e. Kigali Solaire, Stade regionale, Kigali Genocide memorial site, Kandt Museum, Belgian camp etc. Transfer to Bugesera in the afternoon to visit the reconciliation village, Nyamata and Ntarama genocide churches. Overnight: MILLE COLLINES HOTEL.
Day 3: Transfer to Kirehe; visit Imigongo and practice ancient artisan in the region, watch the waterfalls at Rusumo (Border between
Tanzania and Rwanda). Head to Akagera .Overnight at RUZIZI TENTED LODGE or AKAGERA GAME LODGE
Day 4: Full Game drive in Akagera National Park and birding. Overnight: Akagera National Park.
Day 5: Half – Game drive plus boat ride on lake Ihema to see crodiles, schools of hippos and over 50 species of water birds. Transfer to Kigali in the afternoon. Overnight: – Kigali.
Day 6: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park botany tours. Afternoon; en-route to the twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo visit brick making sites and bee hive locations. Overnight at LA PARME HOTEL.
Day 7: Early morning – Gorilla Trekking and enjoy the evening with traditional dancers at Kinigi Cultural Village. Overnight: LA PARME HOTEL
Day 8:: Golden Monkey Trekking – Visiting The Twin Lakes of Burera and Ruhondo wake up early and take your breakfast before heading to the Volcanoes National Park offices for a briefing on Golden Monkey Trekking. After the briefing, you should hire a porter to help with your backpack or any other heavy equipment so that you can comfortably track the Golden Monkeys. The park guide will lead you into the forest where you will finally spot the Golden Monkeys on top of the trees with some coming down to feed in the ground. Golden Monkeys are a rare and endangered species. They look very cute and you should take as many photos for your collection. Once done, you will head back to the park for lunch and rest. Later in the evening, our guide will take you for an evening drive to visit the beautiful Twin Lakes of Burera and Ruhondo. Dinner and stay overnight on full board basis. Overnight : KINIGI GUEST HOUSE or LA PARME HOTEL.
Day 9: Transfer to Lake Kivu – Go for an afternoon boat ride; en-route visit Amahoro island. Dinner at the PARME RESORT HOTEL.
Overnight: PARME RESORT HOTEL.
Day 10: Tour Of Lake Kivu and Fishing Villages – Transfer to Nyungwe National Park, Kamembe town by boat; relax at the lakeside.
Overnight: NYUNGWE TOP VIEW HOTEL.
Day 11: Chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe National Park and visit tea plantations in the afternoon. Overnight: NYUNGWE FOREST GUEST HOUSE.
Day 12: Visit the waterfalls or Kamiranzovu swamps; view of the other species of primates e.g. the black and white colobus monkeys, mountain monkeys etc. Transfer to Butare in the afternoon. Overnight: BUTARE TOWN.
Day 13: Visit to the National University and the National Museum, introduction to Rwanda’s kingdoms, discovery of colonial architecture, enjoy traditional dancers from the museum or the national university.
Day 14: History-minded exploration of Nyanza – visit the King’s palace and traditional home where you will cook and share lunch with the family. En-route visit the Basilica of Kabgayi and back to Kigali. Overnight: – Kigali.
Day 15: Souvenir shopping in local handcraft at kimironko markets and transfer to the airport