7 Days Best of Rwanda and Tanzania Combo Safari

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Overview

This is a week-long combined trip that begins from Kilimanjaro international airport – Tanzania and ends in Kigali – Rwanda. It allows travellers to enjoy the jungles of Rwanda and grassy plains of Tanzania – notably in Ngorongoro and Tarangire national parks.

Get a chance to draw so close to your cousins in the wild and watch wildebeests and gazelles migrate from Tanzania to Masai Mara national park in Kenya. All these are great lifetime opportunities that should be reasons enough to bring you to Africa for a safari.

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Airport pickup


Have an airport pick up by our company guide from Kilimanjaro international airport; our professional guide will brief you about the 7 days Rwanda and Tanzania trip. Have a road transfer to your hotel where you will spend the day as you wait for dinner and an overnight.

Day 2: Transfer to Tarangire national park


Early breakfast as you prepare for a road transfer from Moshi to Tarangire national park, which is about 189 km long and 5 hours’road transfer. Arrive in time for lunch check in at the lodge and prepare for an evening cultural encounter with the Masai community that is found outside the park.


Get to know in depth about the Masai culture, their lifestyle, beliefs, dances, dresscode and their pastoralist nature. These people also make authentic African craft that can be bought as souvenirs after your tour with this indigenous tribe of the Masai. After return to the lodge for an overnight and dinner.

Day 3: Tarangire national park: Game drive


Wake up early for a game drive through the beautiful Tarangire national park; on this game drive look out for the elephants, lions, giraffes, antelopes, zebras and many more.
You will view a lovely number of bird species as well during this game drive. After you willreturn to your lodge for lunch and relaxation till evening as you wait for dinner and an overnight.

Day 4: Transfer to Ngorongoro crater


Wake up early for a road transfer to Ngorongoro crater for another adventure in the wilderness. This crater is found in the Ngorongoro conservation area of the northern circuit of Tanzania.
The crater has over 100 mammal species such as the cape buffalos, black rhinos, hyenas and all the big five. On this trip to the crater you will also visit Lake Magadi which is well known for having the colorful flamingo birds another bird species. After you head for a check in at the lodge where you will spend the night and have a delicious lunch.

Day 5: Transfer to Kigali.


This will be the last day you will have in Tanzania. Have breakfast at the lodge and prepare for a check out from the lodge. Have a road transfer to Arusharegional airport for a flight transfer to Kigali - capital of Rwanda.

Arrive in time for lunch and after have a road transfer to Volcanoes national park. This national park is found in north western Rwanda and it is well known for providing safe habitat to the endangered mountain gorillas.

Day 6: Gorilla trekking


On this day you will have another main highlight of the trip, as after breakfast you will hike to the parks headquarters with your packed lunch for a briefing about one’s conduct during the trekking activity.

This park has about 12 habituated gorilla families, and you will have a chance to see one of the gorilla families eating, sleeping, foraging and wrestling for 1 hour.  You will be given an opportunity to take pictures and videos to keep all the memories with you. After retire to your lodge for a rest and dinner.

Day 7: Departure


After breakfast you will check out of the lodge and have a road transfer to Kigali international airport for departure to your next destination.





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