Cheap Rwanda Holiday
The 7 day cheap Rwanda holiday is a combo wildlife and beach holiday safari in Rwanda. This African safari in Rwanda allows you to trek chimpanzees, the big five and enjoy a beach holiday in Rwanda.
About the 7 Day Cheap Rwanda Holiday
This is a cheap Rwanda holiday that starts and ends in Kigali. This African budget safari tour in Rwanda goes to two national parks. You will visit Akagera and Nyungwe National parks on this cheap Rwanda holiday.
The 7 day cheap Rwanda holiday has game drives in Akagera Game Park. You will also enjoy a boat ride on Lake Ihema. This is before cheap Rwanda holiday takes you on Rwanda chimpanzee tracking.
This is the major attraction in Nyungwe Forest. The forest boasts of more than 7 primate species. Your cheap Rwanda holiday ends with a visit to Gisenyi town. This is for a full day excursion on Lake Kivu.
Cheap Rwanda Holiday Tour Highlights:
- Big game tracking
- Canoe ride on Lake Ihema
- Chimpanzee and other primate trekking
- Forest and nature walk
- Canopy walk experience
- Bird watching
- Beach holiday
7 Day Cheap Rwanda Holiday Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Kigali – Akagera National Park
You will be met in the morning by our Rwanda safari rep. This can be either at the airport or your hotel in Kigali. You will enjoy being briefed on the cheap Rwanda holiday. This is to let you know what to expect on this Rwanda wildlife safari.
This is to be followed by a drive north to Akagera National Park. The parks enjoy the great biodiversity of wildlife in Rwanda. There are various attractions of mammals. On arrival you will have the evening at leisure. Enjoy your dinner overnight at your budget accommodation in Akagera.
About Akagera National Park
Akagera has beautiful undulating plains with dense, broad-leafed woodland, lighter acacia woodland and rolling grassland with an extensive series of lakes linked by papyrus swamps forming a sprawling wetland.
The game in the park is recovering after years of poaching and human presence, with Elephant, Buffalo, Giraffe and Lion and different Antelope beginning to be seen. Akagera National Park is probably the best place in Africa to view papyrus swamp endemics such Sitatunga Antelope and the Shoebill Stork.
Day 2: Akagera National Park
Your cheap Rwanda holiday will start with an early breakfast. You will then proceed for a game drive in the park. Enjoy amazing views of the Giraffes, Elands, Zebras, Topis, Buffalos and Elephants.
You can also spot the lions, hyenas and so many other small animals. You will return to your Akagera budget accommodation for your lunch and a short rest. Thereafter you will enjoy a boat ride on Lake Ihema. This is fed by the Akagera River. Return for your evening, dinner and overnight an Akagera budget accommodation.
Day 3: Kigali – Nyungwe Forest National Park
Start the cheap Rwanda holiday with an early breakfast. Today you join your guide for yet another exciting drive. This will be a long to Nyungwe forest National Park.
The drive is full of exciting sightseeing. You will arrive later in the evening. This will be in time for dinner and overnight at Nyungwe Gisakura Guest House.
About Nyungwe National Park
Extending for 1,000 square kilometers across the majestic hills of southeast Rwanda, Nyungwe National Park is the largest block of montane forest in East or Central Africa, and one of the most ancient, dating back to before the last Ice Age.
This is a uniquely rich centre of floral diversity, the forest has more than 200 different types of tree, and a myriad of flowering plants including the other-worldly giant lobelia and a host of colorful orchids.
Nyungwe is most alluring for its primates: 13 species in all, including humankind’s closest living relative the chimpanzee, as well as the handsome L’Hoest’s monkey and hundred-strong troops of the delightfully acrobatic Angola Columbus.
The most important ornithological site in Rwanda, Nyungwe harbors’ almost 300 bird species of which two dozen are restricted to a handful of montane forests on the Albertine Rift.
The avian highlight of Nyungwe is the great blue turacos – an outlandish blue, red and green bird which streams from tree to tree like a procession of streamlined psychedelic turkeys.
Day 4: Rwanda Chimpanzee Tracking
Today the cheap Rwanda holiday wakes up to a hearty early breakfast. This will reward you with enough energy for today’s activity in the equatorial forest.
You should be at the park headquarters by 0500hrs for briefing. You will embark on a trail in the forest in search for the chimps. There are colobus monkeys among other primates found in this forest. There is also a collection of various bird lives in Nyungwe.
Enjoy views of various plant species that exist in the forest. Return to your budget Nyungwe forest accommodation for dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Nyungwe Forest – Gisenyi Town
The cheap Rwanda holiday will begin with breakfast today. This will be followed by a drive to the beautiful Gisenyi town. Spend your afternoon at leisure. Overnight will be on budget accommodation in Lake Kivu shores.
Day 6: whole day excursion on Lake Kivu
This day of your cheap Rwanda holiday is reserved for excursion. Enjoy a whole day of relaxation at the sand beaches on Lake Kivu. Enjoy all the fun activities that include a boat ride.
There are water-sports and other water games to enjoy here. You will have your overnight on the shores of Lake Kivu.
Day 7: Gisenyi – Kigali
Start your cheap Rwanda holiday with an early breakfast. This will be followed by check out and drive to Kigali. You will be in Kigali in time to have lunch and chart on the safari highlights. You will be transferred to the airport for departure.
End of 7 Day Cheap Rwanda Holiday Tour
7 Day Cheap Rwanda Holiday Tour Costs:
What is included in the 7 Day Cheap Rwanda Holiday cost?
- Accommodationon full board basis while on safari and bed and breakfast in Kigali
- Transport in a 4 X 4 Safari vehicle with pop up roof
- Rwanda golden monkey trekking permit
- All park entrance fee
- All Government tax
7 Day Cheap Rwanda Holiday Tour cost excludes:
- Items of personal use
- Deviation from the above program
- Drinks and beverages
- Tips and porterage
What to Carry on the 7 Day Cheap Rwanda Holiday Tour
- Sun glasses
- Light and some few heavy clothing
- Rain Poncho
- Sun screen
- Insect repellant
- Comfortable hiking shoes