Short but Sweet Rwanda Retreat

4 days / 3 Nights
1 Country
Private Tour

With only a few days to spare, this budget friendly Safari in Rwanda takes you to the major sites of the country. Explore the sleeping volcanoes, trek the forest for primates and explore Kigali. Enjoy our Short But Sweet Rwanda Retreat.

  • Exclusive use of a  & 4X4 WD tourist vehicle
  • Bottled mineral water in the vehicle
  • Accommodation at the hotels/lodges mentioned 
  • Activities mentioned in the itinerary
  • All Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Services of professional, experienced English/French speaking driver-guide 
  • Gorilla tracking 
  • Entry visa fees
  • Accommodation during the hunting experience
  • Optional extras whilst in Rwanda
  • Alcoholic/Non-alcoholic beverages during meals,
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses 
  • International Travel Insurance

NOTE: Permit once purchased, is not refundable nor can it be transferred.


Day 1: Arrival Kigali - Welcome to Rwanda

Upon arrival at Kigali international airport, you will be met by our representative outside the customs and immigration hall. He will then introduce you to your driver guide who will transfer you to your hotel in Kigali(15min drive).On arrival at the hotel, you will check-in followed by dinner at your hotel.

Mille collines BB (Dinner)

DAY :2-Transfer to Musanze visit Ibyi Iwacu / Ex-Poacher’s Village

This morning after breakfast at 08:00am, start your safari in Rwanda by Kigali city tour and enjoying a scenic transfer to musanze with several stop overs for photography (2h30min drive). On arrival, you will check-in at your lodge followed by lunch. Thereafter, visit Ibyi Iwacu Cultural Village.

IBYIWACU CULTURAL VILLAGE is changing traditional perceptions of what constitutes tourism by turning fate into fame through sharing various aspects of rural cultures and livelihoods into tourist attractions and creating income-generating activities for rural poor people that have lived on bushmeat, poaching for generations. The village provides tourists experiences beyond wildlife viewing, the people, culture and how they live.

The village also gives a chance to the visitors to enjoy the eight different local dances, listen to Gorilla songs, local food preparations, visit the local healer, visit the king’s place and get to hear all the old stories. After the cultural entertainment, you will return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Overnight at Da Vinci Gorilla Hotel

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Gorilla Trekking

Today your day begins with an early – 06:00 am – drive to the Volcanoes National Park offices for Gorilla Trekking briefing that takes place at 7:00 am. You will then start your walk at 8:00 am.

Volcanoes National Park protects the steep slopes of this magnificent mountain range and is the home of the rare mountain gorilla and the rich mosaic of montane ecosystems, which embrace evergreen and bamboo forest, open grassland, swamp, and heath, but the high point will be spending an hour with the remarkably peaceful gorillas despite their size and appearance as they go about their daily life, feeding, playing, resting and raising their young. Overnight at Da Vinci Gorilla Hotel

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Kigali - Fly Back Home

The next day you are free to enjoy leisure activities before departing for Kigali. The route takes you through scenic plantations lush green hills, before arriving in Kigali for your departure.

Prices & Accommodation
Per Person in Double Room
$ 3999

There are $1000 fees for single room supplement

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Short but Sweet Rwanda Retreat
The tour was fantastic!
, 9/5/22

The tour was fantastic, and the guide was extremely knowledgeable.

Short but Sweet Rwanda Retreat
The guide was exceptional in their knowledge and expertise.
, 11/25/19
Short but Sweet Rwanda Retreat
The tour was truly impressive
, 5/17/19
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