Discover authentic Rwanda hospitality and luxury eco-tourism in two of Rwanda’s famous National Parks. Experience the conservation success story of Akagera National Park; once on the brink of ruin due to human encroachment and poaching, now regenerated and home to the Big Five as well as numerous plains game and one of Africa’s highest densities of hippo before trekking endangered mountain gorillas, experience the vibrant golden monkeys, view an array of 200 bird species or explore 62 million year old caves in the world-renowned Volcanoes National Park.
1st Mar - 31st May '22 / 1st Nov -14th Dec '22
From USD$ 13426 pps
1 Jan - 28 Feb / 01 Jun - 31 Oct / 15 - 31 Dec
From USD$ 16480 pps
Upon arrival at Kigali airport a driver will be waiting for you to transfer you to the Retreat by Heaven in Kigali for check in and to settle in.
On arrival you will be awarded a complimentary 30 minute welcome massage per person (subject to availability). Ypu can choose to spend the day at leisure or to take part in a 30 minute on-site cultural activity (cocktail making/banana winemaking demonstration / local culinary demonstration or neighborhood walk – subject to availability – pre-booking required) at The Retreat by Heaven;.
Enjoy a full day tour of Kigali city after breakfast. You will be met by your driver guide and embark on a full-day tour led by a local to easily locate the city’s top attractions and hidden gems, such as Gahanga’s local market, a modern shoemaker, and the Kigali Genocide Memorial. Save time navigating with included hotel pickup and drop-off, and enjoy a relaxed small-group excursion with lunch and refreshment included in the price. Gain a comprehensive overview of Kigali’s center and suburbs in one day Benefit from the insider knowledge of your local guide.
Enjoy breakfast at The Retreat by Heaven, before your road transfer to Magashi.
Magashi’s home is 6 000 exclusive-use hectares of Akagera National Park, like Rwanda itself, a miraculous story of survival and regeneration. Located in the country’s north-east, Akagera was devastated by the 1994 genocide and its aftermath, with a rise in poaching and returnees settling with their cattle on park land. Over the last ten years, the park has been significantly rehabilitated and today offers one of the most thrilling safari experiences in Africa.
This morning, depart early for your Gorilla Trekking to witness the endangered Mountain Gorilla’s of Volcanoes National Park.
Following breakfast, depart by road for Kigali International Airport for your international flight or ongoing destination
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