Your journey awaits

10 Nights / 11 Days

Discover the land of a thousand Hills, Rwanda, and explore the capital city of Kigali, followed by encounters with nature by visiting Akagera and Volcanoes National Park. Your journey will then lead you to the island of Zanzibar when you will enjoy a beachside holiday under the sun.

  • Visit theĀ Genocide Memorial in Kigali
  • Visit Rwanda’s only Big 5 National Park
  • Bird watching
  • Hot Air Balloon experience over Akagera National Park
  • An exclusive behind the scenes on Conservation
  • Gorilla Trekking at Volcanoes National Park
  • Tour of Stone Town, Zanzibar
  • Mnemba Snorkelling
  • Sundowners and Private Beach Dinner
  • Turtle conservation experience
  • Horse Riding
  • Jozani Forest visit
  • Dhow sunset cruise

Mantis Akagera Game Lodge

Akagera National Park

Embark on your journey starting with an overnight stay in Kigali, Rwanda’s capital. Day 2 begins with a visit to the Genocide Memorial, followed by a drive to Akagera National Park. At the park, receive a briefing at the visitor centre before heading to Mantis Akagera Game Lodge. Enjoy an afternoon boat tour on Lake Ihema, renowned for its diverse birdlife and wildlife sightings. Day 3 offers an early morning hot air balloon ride and a behind-the-scenes tour of the park’s conservation projects. On Day 4, set out for a thrilling game drive in Akagera National Park, spotting iconic wildlife species before transferring to Volcanoes National Park.

Mantis Akagera Game Lodge

Meet the Silverback Gorillas

Volcanoes National Park

Departure morning begins with a game drive in Akagera National Park, offering one last chance to encounter the park’s diverse wildlife. After the game drive, embark on a scenic drive to Volcanoes National Park, where you’ll spend the next two nights at your chosen hotel. Prepare for an unforgettable adventure as you embark on a thrilling gorilla trekking experience, immersing yourself in the lush forests and encountering these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat. In addition to gorilla trekking, enjoy guided walks through the park, offering opportunities to observe other wildlife species and breathtaking landscapes.

You will return to Kigali for an over night before flying to Zanzibar.

Nungwi Dreams by Mantis


Upon departing Rwanda, your journey continues with a morning flight to Zanzibar Island. Upon arrival, embark on a scenic drive and tour of Stone Town, immersing yourself in the rich history and culture of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. If time permits, explore Prison Island, known for its historical significance and giant tortoises. Discover the legacy of the legendary Freddie Mercury as you visit his iconic house in Stone Town. The following day, indulge in an unforgettable snorkeling adventure at Mnemba Atoll, renowned for its vibrant coral reefs and abundant marine life. Conclude your day with a magical sundowner and private beach dinner, where you’ll savor delectable cuisine against the backdrop of a breathtaking sunset. On your final day in Zanzibar, choose from a range of experiences, including participating in turtle conservation efforts, horseback riding along pristine beaches, or exploring the lush Jozani Forest. Cap off your Zanzibar adventure on a Dhow sunset cruise, drifting along the crystal-clear waters while marveling at the kaleidoscope of colors painted across the sky.

Nungwi Dreams by Mantis