Orms Rwanda

Orms Rwanda 4 day tour

Orms Photo Safaris are all custom safaris only with no fixed dates, cost or pre-assigned guide.
All photographic gear is customized for you and included in tour package
Please Note:

All our Rwanda photo tours are customized and booked on demand only. Orms does not currently offer any scheduled tours to Rwanda but will instead happily design a tailor-made photographic safari to this destination according to your specific requests and requirements.

Day 1:

Arrival in Kigali

Upon arrival and after clearing passport control and customs you will meet our driver who will transfer us to the Kigali Serena Hotel. Ideally located on one of Kigali’s most charming boulevards, the five-star Kigali Serena Hotel is built around a polished granite atrium, which showcases the very best of Rwandan cultural art.

Relaxed yet elegant, the hotel centers on the Executive Lounge and Bar, which opens onto a wide sundeck overlooking the newly refurbished swimming pool. Also overlooking the pool, the popular Milima Restaurant offers a wide range of all-day buffet choices, while the relaxed Sokoni Café offers inside and outside poolside seating.

Overnight Serena Hotel


Day 2:

Kigali to Volcanoes National Park

This morning you will transfer from Kigali to Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge. You will have a city tour through Kigali and a visit the Genocide Memorial Site, from where you will be transferred to the Volcanoes National Park.

Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge is a comfortable 2-hour drive from central Kigali. The lodge is situated in the foothills of the mighty Virunga’s, the chain of 15,000ft volcanoes stretching through Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The lodge itself is approximately one kilometre from the Park boundary on the gentle foothills of Sabyinyo, one of the most impressive of the five volcanoes visible from the Sabyinyo.

Overnight Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

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This morning you will transfer from Kigali to Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge. You will have a city tour through Kigali and a visit the Genocide Memorial Site, from where you will be transferred to the Volcanoes National Park.

Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge is a comfortable 2-hour drive from central Kigali. The lodge is situated in the foothills of the mighty Virunga’s, the chain of 15,000ft volcanoes stretching through Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The lodge itself is approximately one kilometre from the Park boundary on the gentle foothills of Sabyinyo, one of the most impressive of the five volcanoes visible from the Sabyinyo.

Overnight Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge


Day 3:

Volcanoes National Park, Gorilla Tracking

In the morning you will make the short drive from the lodge to Volcanoes National Park, where you have the opportunity to go ‘trekking’ for the magnificent Mountain Gorilla. Volcanoes was made famous by the legendary primatologist Dian Fossey and featured in the film “Gorillas in the Mist”, and is one of the best places in the world to see the rare Mountain Gorilla!

The park is covered in a broad assortment of montane ecosystems that range from evergreen and bamboo forest to open grassland, swamp and heath. It is also home to five of the eight Virunga mountains volcanoes, where from its name is derived. Interestingly enough, taxonomists now regard these gorillas as a separate subspecies to those in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in neighbouring Uganda. The gorilla treks generally take between one and four hours, and are guided by the park’s highly experienced rangers who know both the area and the gorillas intimately. We can expect to find them going about their daily business totally unperturbed by our presence. Spending time with these gentle giants is, without a doubt, one of the greatest wildlife experiences on earth, especially when one is positioned only metres away from a huge silverback (an imposing creature up to three times the size of an average man!).

Overnight Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge


Day 4:

Volcanoes National Park, Gorilla Tracking

Today we have another opportunity for gorilla trekking . While searching for these amazing animals, we are also likely to come across the spoor of the mountains elusive buffalo and elephant populations, though we are unlikely to spot these exceptionally shy creatures. While in this montane wonderland we will have the opportunity to see a number of Albertine Rift Endemic birds, including the dazzling Regal Sunbird, Strange Weaver, Mountain Yellow Warbler, Archer’s Ground Robin, and skulky Mountain Sooty Boubou.

After tracking we will head back to Sabyinyo to freshen up and breakfast before departing back to Kigali International Airport for your flight to your final destination of choice.

Today we have another opportunity for gorilla trekking . While searching for these amazing animals, we are also likely to come across the spoor of the mountains elusive buffalo and elephant populations, though we are unlikely to spot these exceptionally shy creatures. While in this montane wonderland we will have the opportunity to see a number of Albertine Rift Endemic birds, including the dazzling Regal Sunbird, Strange Weaver, Mountain Yellow Warbler, Archer’s Ground Robin, and skulky Mountain Sooty Boubou.

After tracking we will head back to Sabyinyo to freshen up and breakfast before departing back to Kigali International Airport for your flight to your final destination of choice.

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