What are the 6 Fine Ways for Rwanda Luxury Gorilla Trek Itinerary?

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Last Updated on December 27, 2022 by Augustine Tours

What are the 6 Fine Ways for Rwanda Luxury Gorilla Trek Itinerary? Rwanda luxury tour itinerary and a tailor-made gorilla trek experience in detail. This is a series of luxury accommodations and travel activities in Rwanda. The list highlights the luxury travel experience consisting of tour activities and accommodations. All the foremost sought tour activities we’ve listed provide you an opportunity to disconnect yourself from your regular work and way of life back home. Diving into an excellent luxury wildlife experience including a worthwhile visit to the genocide museum and ethnographic museums.

The list of tour activities and accommodations on a Rwanda luxury travel itinerary

Kigali City Tour: Before going out of town to explore the star attractions from Rwanda’s tourism arsenal, spend two or three days savoring what the town has got to offer. After wearing off the fatigue, just choose a get into the always bustling Nyamirambo street to enjoy the Rwandan version of ‘the (part of) City that never sleeps.

Accommodation: Choices are from world-renowned hotel chains like Radisson and Marriott to local accommodation establishments delivering their signature hospitality. So, no shred of doubt about staying comfortably.

Luxury Radisson Blu Kigali Hotel-Suite
Radisson Blu Kigali Hotel-Suite -Luxury Accommodation

Gorilla Trekking Trekking in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park: staring straight into the massive, beautiful, brown eyes of a gorilla camouflaging in an exceedingly lush green ocean suddenly are a few things that you simply will always remember. You’ll be able to enjoy this otherworldly travel experience in Volcanoes Park. And after you finish this moderate physically demanding adventure, there are all the upscale facilities for relaxation looking forward to you.

Accommodation: Before you derive pleasure from your long-waited experience, it is smart to relax in comfortable five-star facilities amongst the green mystique we call a forest. Singita Kwitonda Lodge, Bisate Lodge, Sabinyo Silverback Lodge, and Virunga Lodge will accommodate all your travel wishes. 

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luxury travel Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

Chimpanzee Tracking in Nyungwe National Park: After a close encounter with the gorillas, you’ll be able to prefer to meet human’s closest relatives in their natural habitat. For this, you would like to drive to Nyungwe Forest parkland where about 500 chimps are roaming freely. 

Accommodation: Like all the rest of the tourist attractions within the country, Nyungwe Forest National Park is not any different and has its own plethora of luxury accommodations for beloved tourists. One&Only Nyungwe welcomes you with the luxury of the travel experience. 

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Wildlife Game Drives in Akagera National Park: A 2-night stay added to surfing game drives through Akagera National Park connects you to the large five- lions, elephants, leopards, rhinos, and buffalos in an exceeding safari experience.

Elephant, Akagera National Park, Rwanda
The elephant in Akagera National Park

Accommodation: In Akagera National Park, luxury meets safari at Magashi Tented Camp. The posh Magashi Tented Camp and Ruzizi Tented Camp at the shores of Lake Ihema guarantee is an addition to the Rwanda luxury travel experience. Luxury travel experience in detail, things to do, and places to stay at. 

Our luxury tour consultants hit the road to scout Rwanda’s top tourist spots to visit. We use our local knowledge and on-the-ground expertise to craft custom itineraries, which may be tailored for people or groups of any size or all ages.

Rwanda has emerged as the starting tourist destination after the turbulent past. The east African country possesses inspiring national parks that accommodate one of the most sought-after wild animals. The wildlife riches include mountain gorillas and chimpanzees among others. Rwanda’s natural wonders and cultural riches make the country a worthwhile African travel destination. 

Where to go on Rwanda Luxury Tours?

Kigali, Akagera park in the east, Nyungwe park in the southwest, and Lake Kivu and Volcanoes National Park in the northwest.

Where do our guests start their tours for unique experiences in Rwanda? We recommend our guests to include on every Rwanda tour itinerary, a tour of the Kigali Genocide Memorial to grasp what the country has been through and the way far it’s come.  The memorial shows you the immense cruelty of the genocide, but also is a strong reminder of the resiliency, compassion, and humanity that the Rwandan people have displayed in its aftermath.

A Gorilla eating plants in the forest, Rwanda
A Gorilla eating plants in the forest

We also put on your luxury tour itinerary, a chimpanzee trek in Nyungwe National Park. You’ll venture off-trail with expert guides who know exactly where to seek out these elusive and engaging animals. Standing in the middle of an African jungle with the howling of chimpanzees echoing around you within the canopy is an unforgettable experience.

A sunset boat cruise in Akagera Park may be a good way to urge a novel perspective on the wildlife there. You’ll cruise up close (but not too close!) to hippos and crocodiles, spot baboons settling sure the night within the trees around the lake, and see an abundance of aquatic birds nesting on the shore.

Gorilla trekking is a can’t-miss experience in Rwanda.

Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park is an experience of a lifetime. After meeting a team of knowledgeable and friendly guides, you will venture into the jungle in search of the endangered Gorillas, which makes its aim only three places within the world.  

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Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

The mountain gorillas were “critically endangered” until 2018, which suggests they were on the verge of extinction. For the first time since 2008, when only 600 were left in the world, the IUCN (International Union for the Conservation of Nature) upgraded their classification to “endangered” from “critically endangered” as their numbers rose above 1,000; one step further off from extinction. 

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The gorilla trek experience starts, and you will find a group of gorillas munching on bamboo stalks shortly from the park boundary. And you will spend an hour watching them in awe. The youngest ones are the foremost active, wiggling with each other and spinning in a circle to entertain themselves. The silverbacks are usually much calmer hovering around and keeping an eye on their family members. The hour you spend with the gorillas flies quickly, and you leave with a feeling of coming back the following day.

The wildlife game drive experience in Akagera National Park

Game drive tour, animals in Akagera National Park In Akagera Park, you’ll be able to take a behind-the-scenes tour with the park staff to be told more about the park’s ongoing conservation efforts.  The Park staff has a tech room where they monitor the movement of the animals. The whole point of this aims to grow the number of the animal population. For anyone fascinated by conservation issues, this tour should be on their wish list.  

Zebras in Akagera National Park in Rwanda
Animals in Akagera National Park

A stop at Nyamirambo Women’s Center is recommended when touring Kigali. You have a chance to participate in cooking classes, and you can also buy fabrics, clothing, and bags made by local women.  The products are a part of a project to produce education and employment for women in Rwanda. The intense colors and patterns will inspire you to feature a touch of color in your own wardrobe before you allow it.

Luxury accommodation properties in Rwanda, what makes them remarkable? 

Accommodation properties in Volcanoes National Park offer the right setting to unwind after a protracted morning of gorilla trekking. Among the options are Bisate Lodge Singita Kwitonda Lodge and Virunga Lodge.  You can enjoy a massage or relax in their sauna after the gorilla trek.  

One & Only- Nyungwe National Park
One & Only- Nyungwe National Park

One&Only Lodge Nyungwe which sits in the Nyungwe rainforest within the middle of a tea plantation is another jewel of Rwanda tourism. Sitting on your room balcony with a cup of tea watching reveals another beauty of the mountains.

In Akagera National Park, luxury meets safari at Magashi Tented Camp. The camp is built on a lake in Akagera and it serves delicious meals as you look out over the water.

Our Rwanda luxury travel itinerary offers great food experiences.

The meals at One&Only Nyungwe are spectacular. Choices consist of small bites, more delightful and beautifully prepared  Having your meal overlooking the tea fields and jungle for a peaceful and scenic dining experience is commendable. 

In Kigali, there are also options to taste traditional Rwandan cuisine. The menu consists of lots of tasty dishes, including the classic Rwandan delicacy of lightly fried sardines from Lake Kivu, called sambaza.

This is a sample of what a luxury travel itinerary in Rwanda looks like. Get in touch with us to start out planning a bespoke journey designed and run by the locals.  Augustine Tours has travel experts and well-trained guides who can plan and run custom-made tours in Rwanda and in the neighboring countries- Burundi, Uganda, DR Congo, Tanzania, and Kenya.

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