8 Days Rwanda Adventure Safaris

This Adventure takes us to Rwanda ” Land of Athousand Hills “, home to the beautiful endangered Gorillas, magnificent volcanoes, lush, dense evergreen forests, striking Volcanic Mountains and remarkable wildlife.

Does a Rwanda Adventure Safari from Escape To Africa Include Gorilla Trekking? 

Yes, at Escape To Africa we offer a wide variety of safaris so that you can live your adventure through the activities you choose. Choose your Rwanda Adventure Safari from our spectacular options, let us help you plan the ideal trip for you and your family. Whether you are visiting Rwanda for the first time or planning your next adventure, Escape To Africa offers exciting Rwanda Adventure Safari with Gorilla Trekking.

What is the ideal adventure for you? Maybe you are looking for a gorilla trekking experience, or maybe your dream adventure includes visiting Rwanda. All of that and more can be experienced through one of our expert tour guides.

Will I Be Able To Take a Rwanda Adventure Safari With a Rwanda Safari Company?

Enjoy a Rwanda Adventure Safari with Escape To Africa, the Rwanda Safari Company! Discover the beautiful landscapes of Africa while traveling in style with our open-air safari vehicles. We are not only in the business of taking people on safari, but also in the business of taking them on an adventure they will enjoy! Enjoy the majestic beauty from the comfort of our vehicles!

Rwanda is a country that is the ideal destination for an adventure safari. It has beautiful vast mountains and hills, and amazing natural wonders like volcanoes and forests. If you are considering this country for your next vacation, contact our Rwanda Safari Company.

Can I Schedule Rwanda Adventure Safaris With Escape To Africa Any Time Of The Year?

Escape To Africa is available with Rwanda Adventure Safaris that can be scheduled at any time of the year, with our services we can make people see the beauty of Africa and create memories that will last a lifetime. You should take a trip to Rwanda right now and experience new adventures with this luxury service, convenient for your enjoyment needs!

You can enjoy a spectacular safari with Escape To Africa! Get a tour that suits your preferences. Whether you’re looking for something quiet and relaxing, or want to spot some of the wildlife of Africa, we’ve got the safari adventure for you. Explore the beauty and wonder of nature with your family or friends!

Is Escape To Africa a Rwanda Safari Company That Offers Rwanda Adventure Safaris?

Yes it is! Our team of professional guides and expert wildlife trackers offer customized Rwanda Adventure Safaris. We have extensive experience in creating customized safari programs for groups of all levels, from the most adventurous to the simply curious, you will experience a truly different encounter.

Whether it’s a gorilla safari or a different adventure vacation, Escape To Africa is your Rwanda Safari Company, your partner for your next vacation. When planning your next vacation, we want to make sure you have the best vacation possible. We offer a variety of packages including: gorilla tracking, chimpanzee mountain trekking, and more!

Is a Drive To Lake Kivu Included on a Rwanda Adventure Safari?

At Escape To Africa we offer tours that will take you to Lake Kivu where you will have the chance to see creatures in their natural habitat. With a Rwanda Adventure Safari, you will be able to explore and experience the best. You can choose between gorilla tracking tours and Lake Kivu tours, join one of our expert guides to watch and enjoy.

Many people don’t even know where Lake Kivu is, but it is one of the most beautiful lakes in Africa. If you are looking for an adventure safari that includes a lake tour, the answer is Escape To Africa. Visit the jungle and enjoy on your own or travel with a group while exploring the natural wonders of the region.

Do Rwanda Adventure Safaris Include a Kigali City Tour?

Escape To Africa provides a wide range of options to choose from. We make sure you get the most out of your visit by offering additional tours such as Kigali city tours. Rwanda is a destination for adventure travel and what better way to get to know one of the most beautiful countries in Africa than with one of our Rwanda Adventure Safaris.

Choose between small group or large group safaris. The all-inclusive package is ideal for families who want to experience Africa in a safe and beautiful way. At Escape To Africa our packages are affordable and we offer a personalized service, check out our guide and make sure you’re prepared to see and experience something different.

Safari outline:

  • Day 1: Arrival in Kigali City
  • Day 2: Kigali to Volcanoes National Park
  • Day 3: Gorilla Tracking
  • Day 4: Golden Monkeys and Iby’wacu Cultural visit
  • Day 5: Bisoke Hike
  • Day 6: Drive to Lake Kivu
  • Day 7: Nyamirundi Island and transfer to Kigali
  • Day 8: Kigali City Tour and Departures

Especially created for:

  • Nature enthusiasts
  • Adventure travellers

Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival in Kigali City
Depending on the time of your arrival flight, Escape To Africa company representative will pick you up at the Airport with a placard, and transfer you to the Hotel.

  • Accommodation: Kigali Serena hotel / Des Mille Collines/ Lemigo Hotel
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast Only

Day 2: Kigali to Volcanoes National Park
With an early breakfast, the guide will pick you up from your Hotel and transfer you to Volcanoes National Park commonly known as the gorilla haven. On your way to the park enjoy the view of the rolling hills and dense vegetation.

  • Travel time: 3 Hours
  • Accommodation: Virunga Lodge / Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3: Gorilla Tracking
After an early morning breakfast transfer with your vehicle to Kinigi park head offices. Gorilla briefing is done by park rangers after which rangers are assigned per trackers group. For those with heavy gadgets or need a pull and push, porters are available. Porters are from the local community and each carry a maximum of 15KGs. Only 1 hour is allowed in the company of the gentle creatures. However it takes about 30 minutes to several hours to encounter the mountain gorillas. Apart from the experience, one is rewarded a Gorilla tracking Certificates of Participation. Later refresh and relax at the Lodge.

  • Accommodation: Virunga Lodge / Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4: Golden Monkeys and Iby’wacu Cultural visit
After a light breakfast with packed lunches transfer to Kinigi park offices for briefing. Golden Monkey briefing done before entering the park. This briefing starts at 7:00am and with only 1 hour of viewing for (conservation purposes). However unlike gorillas, golden monkeys exist in large families and one is 100% sighting of these beautiful creatures jumping from tree to tree, branch to branch while the young ones are seen hiding behind the mothers. You will be rewarded with lots of pictures of these playful creatures. Later refresh at the Lodge, before continuing with the Iby’wacu cultural visit for better understanding of the Rwandese Culture.

  • Accommodation: Virunga Lodge / Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5: Bisoke Hike
With an early breakfast and packed lunch, depart for Kinigi to the starting point of Bisoke hike. Mt Bisoke stands at 3700m, a volcano where its crater lays a deep lake. This Hike provides a spectacular breath-taking view of the crater lake. This 6 – hours hike also includes 2 hours descending down to the starting point. For those who are experienced hikers they can get to the top in only 3 hours or even less and return to the starting point in just 1 hours. Before the hiking one has to report at the park offices at 7AM for a briefing, were park rangers, porters and hiking gear are assigned after which the activity starts at 8AM. Later return to the Lodge for an overnight.

  • Travel time:  45 minutes
  • Accommodation: Virunga Lodge / Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6: Drive to Lake Kivu
After an early breakfast continue to Lake Kivu. Enjoy the breath-taking scenery of the rolling hills, dense vegetation and a glimpse of the lake.

  • Travel time: 1 ½ Hours
  • Accommodation: Lake Kivu Serena hotel/ Palm Gardens Resort
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7: Nyamirundi Island and transfer to Kigali
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast with a magnificent view of the Lake. After transfer to the lake for a morning boat ride to one of the beautiful Highlands – Nyamirundi Island – known as a coffee making island. Having packed the previous night, with your guide transfer to Kigali city for an overnight.

  • Travel time: 3 Hours
  • Accommodation: Kigali Serena hotel /Des Mille Collines / Lemigo Hotel
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch

Day 8: Kigali City Tour and Departures
With a leisurely breakfast, emback on a city tour, visit Gisozi Genocide Memorial Site, National Museum and the local market. Later dine in the heart of Kigali before transferring to the Airport for the departure flight.

  • Meal Plan: Breakfast Only


Included in the above quote:

  • Our Quotes offered in USD
  • Full Board meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) with Accommodation as listed in the itinerary.
  • Gorilla and Golden Monkey Permit
  • Drinking water in the vehicle (1 litre per person per day)
  • Private 4×4 vehicle with experienced English-speaking driver-guide, from the morning of day 1 to the evening of day 8
  • All the excursions and activities indicated in the itinerary under the supervision of an experienced English-speaking guide
  • Wi-Fi (in main areas of all Lodges and Hotel)
  • Government taxes

Excluded from the above quote:

  • All drinks
  • Lunch & Dinner (Day 1 & Day 8)
  • Lunch (Day 7)
  • Rwanda Entry Visa fee
  • International air flights
  • Any optional activity not indicated in above program
  • Laundry Services
  • Gratuities and Tips

Tsavo is an authentic, fascinating, endless and untouched wilderness that join the Tsavo West and East National Parks into one largest protected area in Kenya. This park offers an opportunity of viewing the Big 5 in a single day. Its famously known for its man-eating lions and humongous elephant populations to the outside world, which makes it one of the must visit parks in Kenya. Between the 2 parts, Tsavo East is much more accessible, though Tsavo West provides a unique added advantage point to get closer to hippos and crocodiles lazing around in the waters.

At nearly 22,000km2, this makes Tsavo the biggest National Park in Kenya. Both of these parks where once one single park but where later separated. Though among the two Tsavo west is considered the best park for photography, birding and game viewing.

Tsavo East is at 13,747 sq.KM and is generally flat, with dry plains across where are River flows.

And the Tsavo West covers an area of 9,065 sq.KM and is generally mountainous with swamps, a Lake and Springs. It is known for bird life and large game; elephants, leopards, hippos, black rhinos, Cape buffalos and Masai lions.

Activities in Tsavo National Park

There is so much that you can do in Tsavo National park from the primarily; game drives involving viewing of elephants, African lions, hippos, cheetahs, hartebeest and buffalo, birdwatching, hill hiking, to caving and boating.

Best Time to Visit Tsavo West

At Escape To Africa, we recommend visiting the park in the months of January and February as well as June through September. And we try as much as possible to avoid the March to May and sometimes November to December as the park roads tend to be muddy and inaccessible. For all birdwatchers, the must months of visit to see migratory birds are October to January.

Recommended Number of Days

We normally advise 2 days to enjoy Tsavo west National park and a day more for all photographers to capture as much as possible.

Accommodation in the Tsavo West

As big as the park is, it has numerous accommodation to choose from for all kinds of budgets. At Escape To Africa we offer the best from comfort to services.

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