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Traveling as a solo traveller can be scary but at the same time very interesting as you have the best of times individually, sometimes it is necessary to embark on an adventurous trip alone together with your guide. Our 9 Days Solo Rwanda Traveller Tour has been carefully selected to give you massive experiences across Rwanda, visiting the Golden monkeys, wildlife in Akagera National Park, canopy walks, cultural encounters, and Chimpanzees, the route course has been delicately chosen to meet the most adventure activities while in the land of a thousand hills.

9 Days Solo Rwanda Traveller Tour

Tour overview

Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Volcanoes National Park.

Day 2: Gorilla trekking

Day 3: Golden Monkey trekking and Dian Fossey hike

Day 4: Transfer to Akagera National Park.

Day 5: Game drives and boat cruise on Lake Ihema

Day 6: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park.

Day 7: Chimpanzee tracking and canopy walk

Day 8: Colobus monkey tracking and evening relaxation

Day 9: Transfer to Kigali, end of the 9 Days Solo Rwanda Traveller Tour

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Upon arrival, you will be met at the airport of the hotel in Kigali by our representative we begin our 9 days with a day tour to the local markets and the Rwanda memorial genocide, we later transfer to the home of mountain gorillas volcanoes national park, arriving for a dinner and stay overnight at

Luxury: Mountain gorilla view lodge

Midrange: Kiningi guest house

Budget: Muhabura lodge

Meal plan; Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 2 of the 9 Days Solo Rwanda Traveller Tour: Gorilla Trekking Tour Experience

Morning breakfast, after which we will drive to the park headquarters for gorilla activity all day, it takes 2 or more hours to find mountain gorillas depending on how far they have moved, gorilla trekking is done in Groups of eight per family, they live upto 20 members led by a silverback, the terrain is challenging and may need some physical fitness when planning on this adventure, we return to the lodge for relaxation and stay overnight

Luxury: Mountain gorilla view lodge

Midrange: Kiningi guest house

Budget: Muhabura lodge

Meal plan; Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3: Golden Monkey Trekking and Dian Fossey hike

We will assemble at the park headquarters after breakfast for another primate activity, Golden monkeys are a unique species living within the Virunga ecosystem, they are amazingly one of the cute primates to find, imagine a golden brown colour, with a blend of nature, we return to the KarioskeVistor center and tour the Dian Fossey tombs,

Luxury: Mountain gorilla view lodge

Midrange: Kiningi guest house

Budget: Muhabura lodge

Meal plan; Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 4: Transfer to Akagera National Park

Akagera national park is Rwanda’s only Savannah national park, we will drive through the beautiful rolling hills of the country side for approximately 4 hours drive, we will have quite a later lucnch and a leisurely evening at the lodge

Luxury: Rusizi tented camp

Midrange: Akagera game lodge

Best budget: Akagera Rhino lodge

Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Game drives and boat cruise on Lake Ihema

Following breakfast, we will depart to the park for early morning drives in search of animals, expect to see African elephants, buffaloes, impalas, giraffes, leopards among other animals, besides the presence of many animals, Akagera has an incredible bird list, returning for lunch and an afternoon bot cruise on Lake Ihema expect to see lots of water birds and the cool breeze of the Lake area.

Day 6 of Solo Rwanda Traveller Tour: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park

We will take something to eat and drive to Nyungwe forest national park, stopping by the Nyanza province en route for historical recaps, lunch in Butare, and proceed to the home of our known relative for an overnight relaxation

Luxury: One and Only Nyungwe

Midrange: Nyungwe Hilltop view lodge

Budget: Gisakura guest house

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 7: Chimpanzee tracking and Canopy walk

Chimpanzee tracking begins at the visitor center by a briefing from the park rangers, we will then embark on a forest walk in search of the primates, they are sound loud you will hear them at a distance before even meeting them, the one hour assigned to meet the chimpanzee has the biggest memory of an African safari, you will have the chance to meet the young stars bouncing up and down trees without minding human presence, we return for lunch and proceed for an afternoon Canopy walk, the long suspended bridge is lovely and lively, you will have a chance to view the magical forest from the top.

Luxury: One and Only Nyungwe

Midrange: Nyungwe Hilltop view lodge

Budget: Gisakura guest house

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 8: Colobus monkey tracking and evening relaxation

We will drive to the park center for the black and white colobus monkey trek, there are many troops of thousands of the primates in the park, we will not only see the colobus monkey but also plants and butterflies dinner and staying overnight at

Luxury: One and Only Nyungwe

Midrange: Nyungwe Hilltop view lodge

Budget: Gisakura guest house

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 9: Transfer to Kigali, end of the 9 Days Solo Rwanda Traveller Tour

Breakfast and return to catch our flight back home as we say goodbye to the country that has been home for sometime.

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Tour includes

  • All ground transportation.
  • Park entrance and conservation fees.
  • English speaking guide.
  • Water for highland areas.
  • 4*4 wheel car drive.
  • Meals and drinks as stipulated in the travel plan.
  • Accommodation as indicated.
  • Chimpanzee permit.
  • Bottled water on board.
  • Gorilla permit.
  • Boat cruise.

Excludes

  • Meals and drinks not included.
  • Alcoholic drinks.
  • Gratitude and tips to hotel staff.
  • Visa fees and air tickets.
  • Expenses incurred as a result of personal delays and situations beyond our control.
  • Items of personal nature.
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