6 Days Masai Mara and Rwanda Gorilla Safari

6 Days Masai Mara and Rwanda Gorilla Safari takes you to Masai Mara National Reserve for wild game viewing, and Volcanoes National Park Rwanda for gorilla trekking.

Highlights of 6 Days Masai Mara and Rwanda Gorilla Safari

Note that this 6 Days Masai Mara and Rwanda Gorilla Safari starts and ends in Nairobi, but can be customized as per your preference.

Detailed Itinerary of 6 Days Masai Mara and Rwanda Gorilla Safari

Day 1: Transfer to Maasai Mara Game Reserve, Game Drive in Masai Mara Kenya

Your Kenya safari guide shall pick you up at 7am from your hotel in Nairobi. After a short brief about your safari, proceed on a transfer to Masai Mara National Reserve enjoying amazing views of communities and scenic views. Have an en-route lunch, and arrive in the late afternoon hours in the park.

Enjoy a sunset game drive, introducing you to the wild game of the Masai Mara Game Reserve. Proceed to the lodge, relax as you wait for dinner wait for at the camp, and an overnight stay at Mara Sopa Lodge.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 2&3: Full Day Game Drives in Masai Mara

You will have an early breakfast at your lodge ahead of your game viewing activity in the open savannah plains of the reserve with your picnic lunch. You will search for a variety of wildlife species since they are more active at this time of day such as the big five which include lions, leopards, elephants, buffalos and rhinos as well as other wildlife species such as such as giraffes, elephants, wildebeest, elands, zebras, topis among others.

You will enjoy your lunch after your morning game drive as you enjoy the beautiful scenery around the reserve and watch wildlife species grazing in the plains. After lunch, you will have another game drive in the reserve and then proceed to your lodge for dinner and overnight as above.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Transfer to Nairobi, Flight to Kigali (Own Booking)

You will have an early breakfast at your camp and thereafter proceed to transfer to Nairobi, arriving in time for your booked flight to Kigali.

Upon your arrival, you shall be transferred by your guide to your hotel of stay for dinner and an overnight stay at Des Milles Collins Hotel.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park, Iby’wachu Cultural Tour

Drive Time: Approx. 4 hours

After breakfast, proceed to transfer to Volcanoes National Park with a lunch stop en-route. Once at the lodge, check in, relax as you look forward to your gorilla trek the next day. Enjoy a culture experience as well. Dinner and overnight at Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park, Transfer to Kigali

You will enjoy early morning breakfast and transfer to the park headquarters with your packed lunch and bottled drinking water for briefing by the park ranger guides at 7:00am. After briefing, you will start your Rwanda gorilla trekking tour accompanied by the ranger guides in search of the mountain gorillas; this takes 2 to 8 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas.

6 Days Masai Mara and Rwanda Gorilla Safari
Gorilla

However, the guides will try to find them from where they were last seen the previous day! After the one hour encounter with the gentle giants, you will drive back to Kigali. Dinner and an overnight stay at Des Milles Collins Hotel.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 7. 13th Aug: Departure to Nairobi (Own Booking)

After breakfast, you shall be dropped off at the Kigali airport in time for your flight to Nairobi. This brings your 7 Days Safari to an end.

Price Includes:  

  • Gorilla Permits
  • Parks entry fees
  • guide fees
  • Transportation during the safari
  • All meals during the safari
  • Accommodation during the safari
  • Bottled drinking water while on safari

Price excludes

  • Flights and Visa fees
  • Personal expenses such as telephone calls, email, laundry, beverages or meals not indicated in the itinerary,
  • Tips and gratuity
  • Anything else not included in the itinerary

 

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