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Day 1: Red Rocks initiative

Stop At: Red Rocks Rwanda, Nyakinama road, Ruhengeri 87 Rwanda
Depart Kigali, drive to Musanze , main base town for gorilla trekking, on arrival check into Red Rocks Campsite, then be introduced to the Red Rocks initiatives to experience the cultural activities and projects, leave a mark by getting involved with the programs.
Duration: 7 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Red Rocks Campsite

Day 2: Gorilla trek

Stop At: Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Kisoro Uganda
Early morning breakfast, then drive to the border of Rwanda and Uganda, undergo border formalities then enter Uganda. Proceed to Mgahinga national park for trekking brief from the park warden, before embarking on the once-in-a-lifetime experience of trekking mountain gorillas in the wild. This gorilla walk can take up to maximum six hours, The thrill of encountering these gentle primates in the wild is well worth spend one hour in their presence thereafter ascend the volcanoes. Have lunch at your lodge, afternoon visit the beautiful Lake Mutanda, known for birding experiences.

Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Travelers Inn

Day 3: Golden monkey trek

Stop At: Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Kisoro Uganda
After breakfast drive to Park headquarters, then enter the forest to trek the golden monkey, an associated species of the blue monkey only found within the Virunga massif area. The trek will take you till midday, have lunch thereafter in the afternoon drive back to the Kisoro town, and proceed to the border re-enter Rwanda then drive to Red Rocks Campsite for rest and relaxation.

Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Red Rocks Campsite


Day 4: Boat ride

Stop At: Lake Burera and Lake Ruhondo, Rwanda
After breakfast drive to the two compellingly twin lakes Bulera and Ruhondo, located just adjacent of the volcanoes. Take a boat to explore the breathtaking scenery or even join fishermen with their local canoes on the lake. You will visit one of the communities living in an Island and the highest point to have some good photos of the volcanoes, especially during a clear day. Afterwards, drive to Red Rocks for lunch, local traditional dancers will be there to entertain and bid farewell to guests. Later in the evening drive back to Kigali.

Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up travellers from Kigali
Duration
4 days
Inclusions
  • 3x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • Private transportation
  • All activities mentioned on the itinerary
  • Golden monkey permits
  • Gorilla trekking permits
  • Boat fees
  • Entry/Admission - Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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By: Red Rocks Rwanda Activities
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Hans H
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Wonderrfull activities with very friendly staff
See also the text I wrote for the Red Rocks eco lodge. The village tour, including a cooking class, meeting the
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