Mountain gorilla at the Volcanoes National Park

One-Week Highlights of Rwanda Safari

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Countries Visited

Rwanda

Places Visited

Kigali, Akagera National Park, Volcanoes National Park, Gishwati-Mukura National Park

Suggested Duration

8 Days

Black rhinos returning, lions thriving and chimpanzees just habituated are just a few of the highlights found in a new national park in Rwanda.  With a gorilla population that is stronger than it has been for centuries, now is the time to visit Rwanda. Best of all, this is the time to explore while tourists remain relatively thin on the ground. Connecting Rwanda’s old favorites and new experiences too, this signature safari will also celebrate the remarkable story of a country that has exceeded...

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Trip Highlights

  • Discover some of Africa’s most remarkable characters as you follow the heartwarming story of ten black rhinos that were reintroduced to Rwanda in 2017
  • Explore Rwanda’s newest national park as a trek in Gishwati-Mukura brings an intimacy with golden monkeys and other amazing primates
  • Celebrate the longstanding highlight of Rwanda with a gorilla trek in Volcanoes National Park
  • Enjoy Africa’s most exclusive chimpanzee trekking experience as you visit a newly habituated troop in the Gishwati Forest made even more special as the troop has seen very few sets of human eyes
  • Take in the remarkable regeneration of Akagera National Park as it is becoming one of East Africa’s next little gems
  • Feel intense admiration for the Rwandan people as 24 years on from the devastating genocide, you will share stories with survivors and be caught up in their hope and optimism
  • Be impressed from the land and the air as The Land of a Thousand Hills will be seen on a guided drive to local villages and a sublime flight east to west across the country

Starting Price

$4,875 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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