5 Days Rwanda and Kenya safari offers a unique travel experience exploring East Africa trekking mountain gorillas in Bwindi National Park and also do wildlife safari in Kenya’s Masai Mara Wildlife reserve. A city tour in Kigali is also a remarkable highlight to this 5 days’ tour.
Summary of the trip
Day 1: Departure from Kigali to visit Gisozi genocide memorial site
Have breakfast at your hotel, drive to Kigali for a city tour including a visit the Gisozi genocide memorial site to learn what took place during the mass killing of 1994 that led to the death of about 800,000 innocent people and how the country has since recovered from that tragedy. Also pay a visit to a local craft shops and fruit markets in the city. You will proceed to Bwindi Forest National Park in Uganda after lunch arriving at the park in the evening for dinner and overnight at Mahogany springs or Bakiga Lodge.
Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi National Park
After a delicious breakfast at the lodge you will join other visitors at park headquarters for registration and briefing on gorilla tracking guidelines and then set off for this mind-blowing wild experience. The trek lasts for 2 to 8 hours depending on the movement of gorillas as they look for food in the entire forest. You will have a full hour encounter with the Gorillas from the time you meet them as you study their behavior and taking pictures with them for memories of your trip. Return to the lodge later for you late lunch and then transfer back to Kigali, where you will have your dinner and overnight at Kigali Serena Hotel or Chez Lando Hotel.
Day 3: Fly to Kenya
After your delicious breakfast at the hotel you will head to the airport to take a flight to Nairobi for another exciting travel adventure at Masai Mara. On arrival, have lunch at Nairobi Serena Hotel or Sankara Nairobi and relax and spend a night.
Day 4: Maasai Mara National Reserve
In the morning after breakfast, you will drive to Maasai Mara National Reserve for the exciting morning game drive. Look out for the big five including the Lions, Elephants, Cheetah, Buffaloes, Rhinos, Leopards, zebras, Maasai giraffes, Elands and of course the wildebeests and a variety of birds. Return to the lodge for lunch and return to Masai Mara for evening game drive to see some of those special animals you could have missed in the morning. Later, drive to the lodge for dinner and night stay at Mara Siria Tented Camp or Mara Sopa Lodge.
Day 5: Drive to Nairobi city
You will transfer to Nairobi Airport for your flight after breakfast and end your 5 day safari in Uganda, Rwanda and Kenya.
- Game drive and gorilla trekking
- Airport transfers
- Accommodation for 4 nights and all meals
- City tour at Gisozi genocide memorial center
- Transport in a 4x4WD safari car
- Air fares
- Tips, telephone, porter
- Travel insurance
- Shopping, drinks and other items of personal nature
End of the tour