3 Days Rwanda safari
3 Days Rwanda safari will give you the chance to explore Rwanda by visiting its most popular national park volcanoes national park which is the home to the endangered mountain gorillas. The safari will give you the opportunity to take part in a Kigali city tour where you will visit rewarding cultural sites in the country, you will also take part in mount karisimbi hike which is another rewarding activity that can be carried out in Volcanoes National Park, during the activity you will see a number of attractions like bird species like; the blue turaco, Ross’s turaco, coqui Francolin, long tailed cisticola, bubbling cisticola, Miombo wren warbler, Chubb’s cisticola Archers ground robin, red faced woodland warbler, Ruwenzori double collared primates like the vervet monkey, mona monkey, black and white colobus monkey among other attractions. You will also have rewarding experiences taking part in golden monkey trekking where you will get to know more about the endangered golden monkeys that are endemic to the albertine rift.
HIGHLIGHTS OF YOU 3 DAYS WILDLIFE RWANDA SAFARI
- Day 1: Arrival and transfer to volcanoes national park
- Day 2: Golden monkey trekking
- Day 3: Mount Karisimbi hike
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to volcanoes national park
On day one of your 3 days Rwanda safari upon arrival in Rwanda at the Kigali international airport or a location of your choice in Kigali city, your guide for your safari a representative of our tour company will welcome you to Rwanda the land of 1000 hills which are evident all over the country offering exceptional rewarding views. Your guide will give you a briefing session of your 3 days Rwanda safari, the rules and regulations to follow for an amazing and safe activity in the park and during your stay in the country. After the briefing session your safari, you will begin with a Kigali city tour which will offer amazing experiences as you get to learn more about the people of Rwanda for instance if you visit the Kigali genocide memorial museum you will understand more about the events that led to the occurrence of the 1994 Rwanda genocide as you visit the different exhibition areas in the museum which will give you an insight of what happened during the dark period in the country you will also visit the presidential palace where the plane of the then president of Rwanda Habyarimana Juvenale was shot down and this led to his death and this sparked the massive killings of the Tutsis and hence the 1994 Rwanda genocide. During the Kigali city tour you will also visit Kimironko market where you will purchase a number of products made by the locals for instance a number of African fabrics, souvenirs among other interesting products, fresh organic fruits and so on. At the end of your Kigali city tour, you will have lunch and make your way to Ruhengeri the home of volcanoes national park. On reaching the park you will transfer to your hotel for refreshments dinner and overnight stay. Alternatively in the evening you can participate in community walks in the Ibyiwacu village where you will understand more about the people of Rwanda through dance, cultural dishes, and cultural performances among other educative yet entertaining presentations.
Day 2: Golden monkey trekking
On day two of your 3 days Rwanda safari, after an early morning breakfast at your hotel you will be picked by your guide who will transfer you to volcanoes national park in order to participate in golden monkey trekking. When you get to the park headquarters, you will go through a briefing session where you will get to know the rules and regulations to follow during golden monkey trekking in Rwanda. After the session you will participate in the activity which involves hiking the different virunga mountains in the park to get to the habituated golden monkey troops in the park. during the activity as you hike the mountains, you will see a number of bird species like, different attractions like the twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo, lake kivu, Dian Fossey’s grave among other attractions and when you get to the primates you will observe their behaviour in the park as you take pictures for rewarding experiences during your Rwanda safari, you will head back to your hotel for lunch and in the evening you will participate in community walks to see how locals carry out their daily activities that will be educative and entertaining at the same time and among these include; banana beer making, subsistence farming, and preparation of local dishes among other activities. After your rewarding experience with the primates in volcanoes national park and cultural encounters in volcanoes national park you will head back to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Mount Karisimbi hike
On day two of your 3 days Rwanda safari after an early morning breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked by your guide for your safari in Rwanda, volcanoes national park who will transfer you to the park headquarters in order to take part in the mount karisimbi hike after participating in the briefing session where you will get to know more about the rules and regulations to follow during the activity for a safe activity in the park. You will embark on your journey to Karisimbi Mountain where you will get rewarding experiences as you watch a number of attractions like along the different hiking trails on the mountain.
Among the different attractions that can be seen include; bird species like; the blue turaco, Ross’s turaco, coqui Francolin, long tailed cisticola, bubbling cisticola, Miombo wren warbler, Chubb’s cisticola Archers ground robin, red faced woodland warbler, Ruwenzori double collared sunbird and many bird species, while hiking, you will get to see where Dian Fossey established her research station in Rwanda where she based to carry out the conservation of the endangered mountain gorillas in Rwanda. If you are lucky enough, you will also get to see the habituated gorilla families on the slopes of the mountain like the Susa gorilla family, you will get to see a number of primates in the trees swinging from one tree branch to another and these may include the vervet monkey, mona monkey, black and white colobus monkey, golden monkeys among other monkey species at the end of your safari. You will make your way to your starting where you will find your guide who will transfer you to Kigali city where you will have your late lunch, after the meal you will be dropped off at a location of your choice in Kigali city or Kigali international airport.
3 DAYS WILDLIFE RWANDA SAFARI
- All activities on the itinerary
- all accommodation as per itinerary
- 4X4 safari vehicle & Fuel
- Pick up and Drop off at Entebbe
- Full time English speaking driver/ guide
- Bottled mineral water while on safari
- Visa fees
- Air tickets
- Personal expenses
- Other expenses
- All items of personal nature like laundry, phone calls, beer