Planning for classic road trip in Rwanda, don’t get worried about the routing but lets Rwanda Car rental that the stress of drafting the route depending on the areas of interest and Activities to be enjoyed while on the self drive adventure in Rwanda. The 7 days Rwanda northern loops takes you to Nyungwe forest national park where you will experience the chimps trek, canopy and watch of more primates and after take holiday at Lake Kivu and then to the volcanoes national park for the gorilla trek safari and the hike of Dian Fossey!

Day1: Kigali-Nyungwe Forest National Park

Land cruiser land cruiserIn the morning hours after the breakfast the team of Rwanda Car rental will drop the car at the agreed location ( Hotel) with all the hotel receipts and Gorilla permits, Orient the self drive traveler about the Car make up and its appliances, Later after clearing the Payment and everything embark in the safari Jeep and drive for 5-7 Hours from Kigali to Nyungwe Forest national park with some stopover on some genocide memorials Dinner and overnight at Nyungwe Forest Lodge/Nyungwe Top Hill Hotel and Gisakura Guest House. Meal plan: F/B

Day2: Chimpanzee Trekking

Chimpanzee trekking Wake up early morning and take an hour drive from the lodge to the park headquarter for briefing about the chimpanzee trekking in the section of Chamudongo forest to trek the chimps in the wild, this safari activity in the forest rewards you with the view of other birding species and primates, Return to the lodge for relaxation.Dinner and overnight as above

Day3: Nyungwe Forest-Lake Kivu

Wake in the morning sun raise and have breakfast, then drive to lake kivu which is about 4-6 hours journey to reach on lake kivu in afternoon hours and take a moment to relax on the beaches of Lake Kivu on Rwanda side as you watch the Congo Side from the distance that is only separated by Waters of lake kivu. Dinner and overnight at Lake Kivu water front beach Hotel/Paradise Malahide Guest House. Meal plan: F/B

Day4:Boat cruise-Volcanoes National Park

Have morning breakfast and after take a boat cruise along the shores of the Lake visiting some of the fishing villages. This cruise will offer you an opportunity of the scenic view of mount Nyiragongo. Have lunch, after embark the safari vehicle and transfer to Volcanoes National Park where you will experience the gorilla trek on the following day. Dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/Lebambou Gorilla Lodge/Vila Gorilla/Muhabura Guest House. Meal plan: F/B

Day5: Rwanda Gorilla Trek & Iby’iwacu Cultural Village

Gorilla Tour RwandaEarly morning breakfast, go to the park headquarters for the briefing about the mountain gorillas in the mist, after enter into the forest to search to the gorillas and once you meet them take the photos and videos and after the one hour allowed to be with the mountain gorillas return to the park offices for your gorilla trekking certificate and after return to the lodge and then in the evening visit the Iby’iwacu cultural village for Rwanda cultural performances and then to the lodge  for dinner and overnight, Meal plan: F/B

Day6: Dian Fossey Hike

After early breakfast take the Dian Fossey trek and you will experience the good conservation work that Dian Fossey she did to in the Virunga mist. Dinner and overnight as above, Meal plan: F/B

Day7: Golden Monkey Tracking & Departure

Have breakfast and after go for the golden monkey tracking and this takes half day and after have lunch, then embark the safari vehicle and transfer back to the Kigali for your flight departure. End of services

Package includes:

  • Car rental Fees
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Chimpanzee permit
  • Boat ride along Lake Kivu
  • Gorilla permits
  • Iby’iwacu cultural village
  • Dian Fossey
  • Golden Monkey permit


The expenses of personal nature like: Air fares, Visas, Luxury drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, and porter fee while trekking.

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