This 10-day safari to the Volcanoes, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, and Maasai Mara is an excellent way to see Rwanda, Tanzania, and Kenya in a single trip. Go gorilla trekking in Rwanda and game viewing in Kenya and Tanzania’s flat plains for reasonable rates. This trip starts in Rwanda and ends in Nairobi, Kenya.
Day 1: Arrive in Kigali and proceed to the Volcanoes National Park.
Meet your driver guide from our company at Kigali International Airport and transfer to Volcanoes National Park in northwest Rwanda. The journey from Kigali to Volcanoes Park takes around 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Day 2: Mountain gorilla trekking
Early morning wake-up call, tea, and transfer to Kinigi Park Headquarters for registration and a briefing on the dos and don’ts of gorilla trekking. There will be eight sections, each with its own gorilla kind.
Begin your journey through the forest at 8:00 a.m. to see the critically endangered gorillas. Trekking time can range from 30 minutes to more than 6 hours depending on where the gorillas are every day. You can, though, almost certainly come across them. After meeting the endangered gorillas, spend an hour with them. Enjoy the gorillas’ human-like personalities, take photos, and have fun with your mates. After descending and retrieving your monitoring certificates, return to the cabin. You’ll eat dinner and stay the night at the lodge (Day 1)
Day 3: Ibyiwachu cultural tour and travel to Arusha
Get a cup of coffee and go to the Ibyiwachu Cultural Centre in the morning to learn about Rwandan traditions, norms, and beliefs. Enjoy and perform in Rwanda’s cultural dances for fun. Then, proceed to Kigali International Airport to catch your flight to Tanzania.
On Day 4, travel to Serengeti National Park.
Set off on the 6-hour drive to Serengeti, Tanzania’s most renowned tourist spot, with a cup of coffee in hand. Enjoy this scenic journey that involves several stops for roadside food and contact with locals. Return to your cabin for dinner and a well-deserved break.
Day 5: Spend the whole day watching games.
You’ll wake up early, have some tea, and then go for a game drive through the open savannahs. The game drives have excellent views of the park’s many wild animals shooting, feeding, and browsing. Elephants, lions, buffaloes, rhinos, leopards, wildebeests, giraffes, hippos, jackals, Serval cats, Topis, Waterbucks, warthogs, Monitor lizards, and foxes are only a handful of the animals to be included.
After a picnic lunch in the wilderness, you’ll go for an evening game drive to see the animals feed before retiring for the night. You’ll eat dinner and stay the night at the lodge.
Optional Balloon Safari & Ngorongoro Crater Safari on Day 6
Optional early-morning balloon safari for aerial views of wildlife and entrance into Serengeti National Park. Return to the lodge for a late breakfast before signing off and driving to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. You’ll eat dinner and stay the night at the lodge.
Day 7: Big five game and visit to Olduvai Gorge
Early in the morning, go to the Ngorongoro Crater for a major five game. Among the wild animals you will encounter are tigers, rhinos, elephants, buffalos, elands, blue monkeys, hippos, wildebeests, leopards, zebras, gazelles, kobs, jackals, and spotted hyenas. After a tasty picnic lunch, visit the Olduvai Gorge to see the first evidence of human development.
A guided gorge hike, as well as dinner and an overnight stay at the cabin, is an incredible opportunity that you can not skip.
Day 8: Travel to Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve.
Breakfast, sign out, and travel to the airstrip to take a ride to Masai Mara National Park. Upon arrival, enjoy lunch before embarking on a leisurely game drive through the open plains of Masai Mara to discover the resident wildlife that calls this fine park home.
Return to the lodge for dinner and a night’s rest.
Maasai Cultural Tour & Game Viewing on Day 9
Go on early morning game drives in the park’s open plains to keep up with early risers eating before retiring for the day. Elephants, tigers, buffalos, leopards, rhinos, wildebeest, giraffes, zebras, waterbucks, and kobs are among the wildlife you can encounter.
As you wait for your hot lunch, return to the lodge for a late breakfast. Visit Masai local communities in the afternoon for a cultural performance. You’ll eat dinner and stay the night at the lodge.
The tenth day is the day of departure.
After breakfast, switch to Nairobi to catch your return flight.