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Rwanda Honeymoon

Inspirational honeymoon to Rwanda

This Rwanda honeymoon is designed to maximise on experience and luxurious accommodation. Enjoy the once-in-a-lifetime, personal encounter with the rare and majestic mountain gorilla, roaming free in its own natural habitat and see chimpanzees and other forest wildlife and birdlife the ancient rainforest, Nyungwe.

After arrival into Rwanda's capital city, Kigali you will overnight at The Retreat, a boutique hotel minutes from the city's markets, malls and restaurants. Kick off your visit to Rwanda with a Kigali City Tour and learn about the country's culture and history. Following this you will travel to the Volcanoes National Park for a stay at the One and Only Gorilla's Nest, a luxurious retreat cushioned in the foothills of the breath-taking Virunga volcano range. This will be your base for your thrilling gorilla tracking. Your honeymoon will conclude at the exclusive One and Only Nyungwe House, built alongside an ancient rainforest within the lush green expanse of a working tea plantation. Here you will experience more fascinating wildlife and culture, from gastronomic picnics to wild chimpanzee tracking and open-air spa treatments. The once-in-a-lifetime moments throughout this honeymoon will amaze you at every turn.

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Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Kigali
  • 1 night - The Retreat, Kigali
  • 3 nights - One & Only Gorilla's Nest, Volcanoes National Park
  • 3 nights - One & Only Nyungwe House, Nyungwe Forest National Park
  • Ends - Transfer to Kigali for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon Rwanda
  • Nights Icon 7 Nights
  • Safari Icon Safari
  • Scenic Icon Scenic

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Guide Price

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Includes flights from JFK
Itinerary Details


Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Kigali

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Day 1

Arrive at Kigali Airport where you will be met and privately driven to your hotel in the city.

  • 1 night

The Retreat
Bed & Breakfast | Superior King Suite

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Day 2 - 5

Today your private driver will take you to Volcanoes National Park and to your luxury lodge.

  • 3 nights

One & Only Gorilla's Nest
All Inclusive | Forest Lodge King Room

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Day 5 - 8

You will today be privately driven to Nyungwe Forest National Park.

  • 3 nights

One & Only Nyungwe House

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Day 8

Today you will be returned to Kigali Airport to catch your international flight home.

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Our trips are unashamedly high-end but always deliver excellent value for money. Our guide price covers the majority of trip costs upfront, on a per person basis, including international flights and all transfers.

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  • International flights as detailed
  • Meals and accommodation as detailed
  • Drinks (excluding premium brands) at both One & Only lodges
  • Road transfers as detailed
  • Twice daily scheduled safari activities
  • Private safari guide and vehicle
  • National Park Fees
  • Gorilla permits
  • Carbon-offsetting with One Tree Planted
  • Conservation donation to Save the Rhino
  • Community projects contribution with Uthando
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  • Entry visas and fees
  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Any sightseeing activities mentioned
  • Additional activities or options on offer
Indulge your passions


This sample trip offers countless adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most and we will curate your perfect itinerary.

  • Birdwatching Icon Birdwatching
  • Primate Trekking Icon Primate Trekking
  • Helicopter Flights Icon Helicopter Flights
  • Conservation Experience Icon Conservation Experience
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Experience
  • Hiking Icon Hiking
  • Star Gazing Star Bed Icon Star Gazing/Star Bed
  • Wellness Spa Icon Wellness/Spa
Enriching encounters


Whether you want to tick off the Big Five or encounter specific safari species and sea creatures on your safari and coastal stay, our expert guides reveal the typical wildlife sightings to expect on this sample trip.

  • Gorilla
  • Chimp
  • Colobus Monkey
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  • Bushbuck
Sample Itineraries


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