Over view of 6days Rwanda safari

6days Rwanda safari is real adventure for life,Rwanda is a beautiful, amazing green landlocked country in the heart of Africa, known as ‘’ the land of a thousand hills.” This country is rich in flora and fauna and has stunning natural beauty. On this trip you will visit the spectacular mountain gorillas on the slop of Virunga, chimpanzees in Nyungwe, one of the oldest continuously forested locations in the world with its spectacular scenery and kayak on the blue waters of Lake Kivu.

This article highlights the major activities and tourist attractions that are seen and done by several travelers on a Rwanda Wildlife safari. These include Wildlife safaris, cultural tours, Rwanda Gorilla Trekking/ gorilla trekking in Rwanda/ Rwanda gorilla safari. Rwanda is best known to be the land of thousand hills due to its photography with beautiful sceneries thus attracting the doors of lots attractions and activities in Rwanda.

Rwanda’s most visited National Parks

6-days Rwanda Wildlife Tour to volcanoes national park for gorilla trekking tour experience and Nyungwe forest national park for Rwanda primates tour in the jungle. This tour also drives you to the only Rwanda Wildlife safari destination in Akagera national park where you will have great and marvelous expectations of sighting the wildlife of Rwanda. Volcanoes national park is located in Rwanda in Ruhengeri, Musanze district.

The park is formed by five of the eight Volcanoes in the Virunga Mountains and these are Karisimbi, Bisoke, Muhabura, Gahinga and Sabyinyo. The Virunga Mountains are a chain of 8 non- volcanic mountains that cross through Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

This article highlights the major activities and attractions that are seen and done by several travelers on Rwanda tour/ safari. This includes wildlife safaris, cultural tours, Rwanda Gorilla trekking and Rwanda gorilla safari.

The best national parks to visit during the Rwanda safari and the activities done within the respective national parks include Volcanoes National Park, Nyungwe Forest National Park and Akagera National Park as explained below:

Volcanoes national park

This park is located in Virunga massif which is shared amongst three countries of Uganda, DRC and Rwanda. It harbors the endangered mountain gorillas and the golden monkeys etc. More so travelers also enjoy gorilla trekking in Volcanoes national park since this park is the only destination to find gorillas in Rwanda.

Nyungwe Forest National Park

This is the largest park in Rwanda and it’s well-known for harboring the largest percentage of primate species in Rwanda including chimpanzees, monkeys and many more. The major activities enjoyed by travelers in a Rwanda safari tour include: canopy walk, chimpanzee trekking and hiking.

Akagera national park

This is yet an amazing and beautiful national park filled with savanna vegetation cover that harbors several species of fauna and floras. The main activities carried out in this park include: Game drive, boat cruise, Birding, visiting memorial sites, Lake Kivu and Kigali city.

Tour Highlights of our 6days Rwanda safari wildlife adventure

Day 1: Arrival at Kigali International Airport

Day 2: Transfer to Volcanoes national park for Mountain Gorilla Trekking safari experience

Day 3: Drive from Kigali city to Akagera National Park

Day 4: Transfer from Akagera national park to Nyungwe Forest national park

Day 5: Chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe Forest National park and other primates

Day 6: Kigali City tour and then get ready for your Departure through Kigali International Airport

Detailed 6 day Rwanda wildlife Tour

Day 1: Arrival at Kigali International Airport or Kigali City in Rwanda.

Upon your arrival at the Airport in Kigali, you will be met by our guide driver who will take you to your accommodation facility or hotel. You will then relax and have lunch. After you will take an enjoyable and memorable tour of the City where you can choose to stopover at genocide memorial sites and other places of your interest. Later you will have dinner and an overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 2: Transfer to Volcanoes national park for Gorilla Trekking safari experience

You’ll start the day with a tasty breakfast before moving on to a morning briefing on the gorilla sanctuary. The entire day is dedicated to gorilla tracking because it is hard to predict how long it may take you to reach a group of gorillas.

For conservation purposes, you are allowed to spend only one hour with the gorillas and it is advisable to carry only non- flash cameras. After seeing the gorillas you can go back to your hotel for relaxation, dinner and an overnight stay

Day 3: Drive to Kigali City and Akagera national park

After lunch, our guide driver will drive you to Akagera national park for a game drive to see different types of birds and animals. You can also decide to tour the charming and contemporary city of Rwanda which is “Kigali.” This city has beautiful tourist sites which attract many tourists from far. After this, you will commute back for dinner and an overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 4: Transfer from Akagera national park to Nyungwe Forest national park

Following breakfast, you will have a morning game drive for a close encounter with animals such as Zebras, several antelope species and giraffes. Later you may drive out of the park and stop at Kigali town for lunch then continue to Nyungwe Forest national park.

This forest consists of many primate species like Black and white colobus monkeys, red-tailed monkeys and wild chimpanzees extra. Therefore night walks in the evening in search of the shy forest dwellers is rewarding and worthwhile. After the drive you can have dinner and an overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 5: Chimpanzee tracking tour in Nyungwe Forest National Park

Here you will have a full day adventure in Nyungwe Forest national park involving chimpanzee tracking in the forest. Primate walk in search of the other primates accompanied by our park rangers and trained guides. You can also choose to go for a canopy walk at the top of the Nyungwe forest. Later you will have dinner and an overnight stay at the park.

Day 6: Kigali City tour and then prepare for your Departure through Kigali international Airport

Following an early morning breakfast, one can visit the craft village and shop around at the places with the help of the driver or guide to buy souvenirs but this will depend on your time of departure and this brings to an end of 6days Rwanda safari on wildlife

Safari Inclusions and Exclusions

The safari package includes

  • Park Entrance fees
  • Gorilla Trekking Permitsss
  • Chimpanzee Tracking Permit
  • 4X4 Land cruiser or safari van for ground travel
  • Service of professional English  speaking guide
  • Boat ride
  • Game viewing
  • Bottled water on tour


The safari package excludes include

  • Tips
  • Laundry
  • Visa fees
  • Optional Activities
  • Air tickets
  • Shopping
  • Cigarettes
  • Telephone bill

In a nut shell, Rwanda 6- day Wildlife Adventure is one of the best East African Wildlife Adventures where one is in position to encounter both fauna and flora alongside people for a breath taking excursion in the land of thousand hills