8 Days Rwanda Wildlife Safari

8 Days Rwanda Wildlife Safari

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About Rwanda Wildlife Safari

Rwanda is a champion among the most brilliant nations in Africa.

This unpretentious nation is one of only a pack couple of safari objectives in Africa where mountain gorillas can be found in their typical region. Planned on the eastern edge of the Albertine Rift, Rwanda remains a shocking objective for characteristic life experience and primate visits while in Africa. Notwithstanding being a little and landlocked nation in Equatorial Africa, Rwanda has different exceptional attractions to offer including the mountain gorillas for the experience searchers visiting Africa. Rwanda is likewise notable for redirection seeing visits in the Akagera National Park, the essential Savannah park in the nation is met all necessities to visit. On a beguilement seeing visit through this park, there are high odds of seeing the significant event that join elephants, hippo and crocodile. Discover the concealed fortunes of Rwanda by booking a Rwanda Wildlife safari visit with African Outback Safaris today!


  • Our Adventure tours in Africa arrange from Budget, Mid-range and Luxury wildlife safaris however if our visitors decide to go luxury, we always exceed their expectations.

  • On this 8 day Rwanda wildlife safari, you will experience all the 3 Rwandan national parks.

  • From Elephants, Zebras to Chimpanzees and Gorillas including boat rides on Lake Kivu are some of the highlights on this safari and cultural encounter.

  • The parks are a mixture of Savannah, forest, and mountainous giving you varied sights of Rwanda.

Welcome to the beautiful land of “a thousand hill.” Our guide/ representative staff will be at the airport to pick you and transfer you to your hotel or take you for the Kigali city tour or transfer to Akagera national park. The activity you engage will depend on the time you arrive.

Akagera-national-park-zebras Akagera National Park is a Savannah park located in north eastern Rwanda. It is home to several big mammals not found anywhere else in Rwanda. On a morning game drive right after an early breakfast, we will look out for Elephants, Zebras, Giraffes, Buffaloes, Water bucks, Bush bucks and recently introduced Lions. The game drives in Akagera national park usually take place in the northern sector of the park. The game drives can last for almost an entire day depending on the animal sightings and your interests. Return to lodge for lunch and take a boat trip on Lake Ihema for Hippos and Crocodiles OR you can alternatively spend the afternoon at the lodge enjoying nature as you read a good book.

This morning we depart for Nyungwe forest in southern Rwanda with a stopover for lunch in Huye formerly known as Butare. Huye hosts the ethnographic museum of Rwanda that was formerly known as the national museum of Rwanda, here we will learn about the culture and history of the Rwandan people. We arrive in Nyungwe forest later in the evening.

Chimpanzee in nyungwe forest Chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe forest takes you deep in the forest to experience and appreciate nature. Chimpanzee trekking is done early morning with packed breakfast or snack, unless you are the kind that can have an early breakfast. You are expected to be at the briefing point as early at 5.30 am from where you will receive information on how to behave and possible length of your trek. Nyungwe forest is rich in botanical diversity and home to 13 species of primates like L’Hoest’s monkeys, Rwenzori Colobus monkeys, red tailed monkeys, vervet monkeys, grey cheeked mangabeys etc. Your ranger guide will lead you to either the Uwinka trail head or the Cyamudongo sector for chimp trekking. In the afternoon you will be transferred to the Uwinka centre to start your canopy walk as you explore the park even more.

Today morning after your hectic and engaging day in the forest yesterday, you prepare to start journey to Volcanoes national park. We leave for Volcanoes national park after breakfast, enjoy the sights of Lake Kivu and winding roads in the land of a thousand hills.

Meet the mountain gorillas in the dense jungles of the Virunga ranges. The trek to the gorillas starts with a briefing at the park headquarters in Kinigi where you are assigned a ranger and gorilla family to trek. The trek through volcanoes national park is an unforgettable experience that many people look to undertake. The trek can last from an hour or less to several hours later depending on where the gorillas nested the previous night – you need to be relatively fit to enjoy this experience and remember to pace yourself as you trek.

Lake kivu gisenyiAs you reminisce on your experience with the mountain gorillas, we leave for Gisenyi on the shores of Lake Kivu. This will be more of a rest day for you to think through your entire journey exploring Rwanda on the shores to the beautiful lake Kivu. The activities you can engage in include a visit to the to the hot springs, take a boat trip to an island, kayaking on lake kivu,visit DR Congo – Rwanda border, and relax at the lakeside in the evening sipping a way to your favourite.

Today is your last day on this Kagera Safaris – Rwanda wildlife safari. Start your day with breakfast and transfer to the airport for your exit flight, in case you have some time before your flight you can have a short Kigali city tour.


  • Accommodations

  • Park Fees

  • Safari Vehicle

  • English speaking safari-guides

  • Sanitized between uses and complimentary face masks

  • Meals as indicated in your itinerary

  • Drinking Water

  • Taxes

  • Airport Transfers


  • Tips / gratuities

  • Beverages such as soft drinks, alcohol etc.

  • International flights

  • Insurance

  • Items of a personal nature

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