Male gorilla in the forest of Rwanda, Africa

Nature’s Secret: Highlights of Rwanda Safari

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited


Places Visited

Kigali, Nyungwe Forest Reserve, Volcanoes National Park, Akagera National Park

Suggested Duration

11 Days

Charming Rwanda has a captivation that knows no boundaries. Gorillas play amongst the mist of volcanic mountains, lions and hippos roam in the savannah, and verdant rainforests capture the exotic allure of another world. This country combines the evocative landscapes of both East Africa and Central Africa, creating an enchantment that stretches from chimpanzees to elephants, 700-strong monkey troops to flocks of rare birds. And all these natural highlights are wonderfully off the beaten track,...

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Trip Highlights

  • Spot some of the world’s rarest primates, from the enormous wild mountain gorillas to the grey-cheeked mangabeys, the similarities of chimpanzees to the strange L’Hoest’s monkey
  • Experience the mystique of Central Africa with three nights in the thick rainforest of Nyungwe, where endangered primates and vibrant orchids cling to the ebony trees
  • Explore Rwanda’s colorful history and celebrate its journey into the present by visiting a series of cultural sites on the road from Kigali to Nyungwe Forest
  • Discover the East African savannah with a three-day safari in Akagera National Park, home to an enchanting collection of wildlife
  • Admire the game from different angles as you combine game drives with boat safaris and a behind-the-scenes tour of the Akagera park headquarters
  • Go gorilla trekking through the beautiful forests of Volcanoes National Park, then spend an hour with two different troops
  • Going gorilla trekking twice helps you encounter the full array of behaviors, including playful infants and silverbacks beating their chests

Starting Price

$18,585 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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