This is a 10 Days Kenya and Rwanda Safari, followed by Gorilla Trekking trip in Volcanoes National park in Rwanda. The Kenya-Rwanda Trip takes 7 days in Kenya and 3 Days in Rwanda.  The wildlife safari and gorilla tour begins with visits to Kenya’s Amboseli, Lake Naivasha, Masai Mara before flying to Kigali for a 3 day Gorilla trekking  expedition.

10 Days Kenya and Rwanda Safari Highlights

10 Days Kenya and Rwanda Safari

Day 1: Arrival Meet & Greet
Transfer to Hotel in Kigali

Day 2: Kigali City Tour. Transfer to Kinigi Afternoon Safaris in Amboseli

Day 3: Gorilla Trekking. Road Transfer to Kigali

Day 4: Flight Kigali to Nairobi – Overnight

Day 5: Road Transfer to Amboseli

Day 6: Safari Activities in Amboseli

Day 7: Road Transfer to Lake Nakuru. Afternoon Game Drive

Day 8: Road Transfer to Masai Mara Game Drive en route

Day 9: Full Day Game Activities in Masai Mara

Day 10: Road Transfer to Nairobi – Depart

Detailed 10 Days Kenya and Rwanda Safari

Upon arrival at Kigali International Airport, you will be met by Your 10 Days Kenya and Rwanda Safari, outside the airport arrivals section and transferred to your hotel. Accommodation at Flame Tree Village.

On Day 2 of 10 Days Kenya and Rwanda Safari, Breakfast at the hotel. Thereafter enjoy a City Tour of Kigali. (Cost of city tour included) The history of Rwanda dates back centuries, Kigali has been a part of it for 100 years. Founded in 1907 as a German settlement, Kigali did not become the capital until Rwanda’s independence in 1962 when it replaced the colonial seat of power in Butare.

Visit the Kandt museum, see old Kigali and the craft centres then visit the genocide memorial site. Learn about Rwanda’s history from pre-colonial times to the 1994 genocide; learn about other genocides in the world and how this country has dealt with that past. Tour more and see the new developments in Rwanda; the recovery has been incredible, a testament to humankind’s resilience. Lunch in Kigali. Later, depart Kigali and drive to Ruhengeri.  Approximately 2.5 hrs arriving in the early evening at the Volcanoes National park. Overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge.

10 Days Kenya and Rwanda Safari

Gorilla Tracking Rwanda

 On Day 3 of 10 Days Kenya and Rwanda SafariBreakfast at the lodge. 0700 hrs: Registration is a simple process where the park staff determines which group of gorillas you will visit. The park staff discusses your fitness level and advises you of the trekking times and conditions to the various groups based upon their location in the park the previous evening. There are a total of 88 gorilla permits available each day with a maximum of eight trekkers visiting any one group.
Gorilla tracking Africa
Once the trekkers are put into groups, each group’s Lead Guide briefs the trekkers of the trekking procedures as well as the “do’s and don’ts” while in the presence of gorillas. After the briefing, trekkers return to their respective vehicles for the drive up the mountain to the starting point.
Trekking can take from 2 to 6 or more hours if the gorillas move before the park rangers locate them the next morning. The guides stop frequently to allow trekkers a chance to rest and take photos along the way.   After the trek, rejoin your driver Guide for a transfer to your lodge for lunch.
After lunch, depart from foothills of the volcanoes and drive south past coffee, tea and banana plantations on a scenic drive to Kigali. Everything and everywhere, sheer green and hanging on the hills; Rwanda truly – land of a thousand fertile green hills. (Approximately 2.5 hrs).  Overnight Kigali – Flame Tree Village.

Breakfast at hotel.  Transfer to the airport for the flight from Kigali to Nairobi..  After the immigration and customs procedures, you are met by Hallmark Travel Planners representative and transfer to for your hotel in Nairobi for  overnight stay – Tamarind Tree Hotel.

10 Days Kenya and Rwanda Safari

Amboseli National Park

On Day 5 Of 10 Days Kenya and Rwanda Safari, Breakfast at the Hotel. Early morning depart for drive via Mombasa road to Amboseli National Park, to arrive for lunch at the respective Lodge. Late afternoon game viewing drive. Amboseli National park – a jewel of a park tucked right under the skirts of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Dust devils swirl around the edges, but in the heart of the park is an amazing swamp. A Garden of Eden where elephant, buffalo, gazelles and egrets and a host of other animals enjoy a peaceable wallow together. The Amboseli Elephants are the most studied in the world, living beside the most celebrated indigenous culture in the world – the Maasai. Dinner and overnight at Amboseli AA Lodge.

On Day 6 of 10 Days Kenya and Rwanda Safari, Early morning game drive. Breakfast. Morning at leisure. Lunch. 1630 hours game drive till sunset. Dinner and overnight Amboseli AA Lodge.

on Day 7 of 10 Days Kenya and Rwanda Safari, Early morning breakfast. After breakfast depart with packed lunches heading toward . Afternoon proceed to Lake Nakuru bird-watching and boat ride at the lake. Dinner and overnight at Flamingo Hill Tented Lodge.

After breakfast commence drive west past Mount Longonot and via Narok to the Maasai Mara National Reserve to arrive for lunch at Mara River Camp.
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Late afternoon game viewing drive. Dinner & overnight at Mara River Camp.

Morning and late afternoon game viewing drives in this Reserve, with spectacular scenery and diverse wildlife. Masai Mara Game Reserve attracts visitors from all over the world. But each year, from end of June to end of October, the best-known visitors arrive in full force. As the rains bring the grassland of the Masai Mara to life, the vast plains rumble with the thunder of approaching hooves as 1.5 million wildebeest and zebra migrate from the Serengeti into Maasai Mara.
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An endless torrent of life thunders across an eternity of green as the migratory herds sweep across the Mara. The Great Wildebeest Migration is a vision beyond belief, one of the world’s most impressive spectacles. All meals and overnight at Mara River Camp.

Breakfast at your camp in Masai Mara. Check out and depart for Nairobi. Lunch on the way.  On arrival Nairobi, transfer to the airport for flight back home.
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10 Days Kenya and Rwanda Safari Inclusions & Exclusions

Price Includes:

  • Meet and Greet and transfer to hotel day 1
  • Bed & Breakfast accommodation on  day 1
  • Park entrance fees where applicable
  • All activities (unless labeled as optional)
  • Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
  • All accommodation on safari
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
  • Flying Doctors Medical Evacuation Cover
  • All Taxes/VAT
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Price Excludes:

  • Accommodation on the last day – unless requested
  • International flights (from/to home)
  • Tips
  • Personal items (souvenirs,  insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Some meals (as specified in the day-by-day)
  • Extra tours not mentioned in the itinerary
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