Rwanda 3 Day Safari

Experience the beauty and culture of Rwanda with a 3-day safari tour! Enjoy a city tour of Kigali and visit the sights of the capital city. Then, embark on a thrilling gorilla trekking adventure in the lush forests of Volcanoes National Park. Finally, explore the stunning Akagera National Park on a game drive and witness some of Africa’s most beautiful wildlife. This unforgettable 3-day safari tour is the perfect way to explore Rwanda!

Note: Please keep in mind that this itinerary can be customized to your preferences, interests and budget. Also, gorilla trekking permits need to be booked in advance and are subject to availability so it is important to plan ahead. However, when you book with us at Kofi Tours and Travels bookings can be done for you.

3 Days




Volcanoes National Park, Akagera National Park,


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Tour Plan

Day 1: Kigali City Tour

Embark on a journey through time and history with the Kigali City Tour of Rwanda 3-Day Safari Tour, where you'll experience the heart and soul of Rwanda. From the moving Kigali Genocide Memorial Center to the rich cultural experiences, this tour will leave you in awe.

Following that, you'll visit Kigali's busy downtown with a knowledgeable our guide, taking in its vivid culture and numerous marketplaces. You'll go to the Kimironko Market and the Caplaki Crafts Village, where you may buy handcrafted souvenirs and presents. Immerse yourself in the local culture at Nyamirambo neighborhood and finally enjoy a traditional Rwandan dinner and cultural dance performance in the evening. It's an adventure you won't want to miss!

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Day 2 of the Rwanda 3-Day Safari Tour is an unforgettable experience of Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park. Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari is a fantastic wildlife experience that allows guests to explore Rwanda's beautiful rainforests and see endangered mountain gorillas in their native environment. A gorilla permit goes for $1500 each person. This once-in-a-lifetime adventure takes tourists into the breathtaking Virunga Mountains, where they can trek and get up close and personal with these gentle giants while learning about their habits and conservation efforts to conserve them. It is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see one of the most magnificent creatures on the planet.

The day starts with an early breakfast, followed by a 2-hour drive to the park from Kigali. Upon arrival, you will receive a briefing from your guide at the Park headquarters before embarking on your gorilla trek. The trek can take anywhere from 1 to 4 hours depending on the location of the gorillas, and once you find them, you will be allowed to spend up to 1 hour in their presence. The encounter with these majestic creatures is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will leave you in awe.

After the gorilla trek, in the afternoon, you will visit the Iby'iwacu Cultural Village, where you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the local Rwandan traditions and culture. You will get to learn about the history of the region, watch traditional dances, and even participate in some activities yourself. This experience will provide a deeper understanding of Rwanda's rich cultural heritage.

Day 3: Game Drive in Akagera National Park

Akagera National Park in Rwanda is an incredible destination for nature lovers and adventurers alike. Spanning over 1,122 square kilometers, it is the largest protected wetland in Central Africa. The park is home to an incredible variety of wildlife, including elephants, giraffes, zebras, hippos, and over 500 bird species. Its history dates back to the 1950s when it was established as a game reserve. In recent years, conservation efforts have been taken to restore the park to its former glory. The government of Rwanda has worked with the African Parks Network to reintroduce species such as the black rhino, and has implemented anti-poaching measures to protect the park's wildlife.

Day 3 of the 3-Day Safari Tour itinerary in Rwanda is all about exploring the incredible wildlife and natural beauty of Akagera National Park. After a hearty breakfast, you will embark on a thrilling game drive through the park where you will encounter some of the most amazing animals in their natural habitat. From majestic giraffes to powerful elephants, graceful antelopes to mighty buffalos, you will witness an array of wildlife that will leave you spellbound.

As the day progresses, you will have the opportunity to take a peaceful boat ride on Lake Ihema, where you will encounter hippos and crocodiles in their natural habitat. The stunning views of the surrounding landscapes will add to the unforgettable experience. Akagera National Park is a must-see destination for anyone looking to experience the beauty of the African wilderness.

After a full day of adventure and excitement, you will make your way back to Kigali International Airport in the late afternoon for your departure flight, with memories of your incredible safari experience forever etched in your mind.

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