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5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari & Lake Kivu Splash.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival & Transfer To Kigali Hotel.

Pass By: Kigali International Airport, KN 5 Rd, Kigali, Rwanda
Following your arrival at Kigali international airport, our company representative together with your driver/ guide will be waiting to welcome you and transfer to your hotel in Kigali city for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day meal plan: Dinner

Overnight: Hotel Des Milles Collines.

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Des Milles Collines, a 4-star hotel located in Kigali-Rwanda.

Day 2: Kigali City Tour & Transfer To Volcanoes National Park.

Stop At: Kigali Genocide Memorial, KG 14 Ave, Kigali Rwanda
08:30 Am, Breakfast at the hotel

09:30 Am, after morning breakfast, before making your way northwards to the Virunga Mountains, you will embark on a city tour of the Cleanest and friendliest city in Africa. The tour offers in-depth knowledge of Kigali’s bitter past and its bright future assuring that you feel a connection with the vibrant city’s heartbeat.

Lunch at one of the best restaurant in town.

Then after you will be transferred by road to Volcanoes National Park in the north western side of the country. The transfer to your lodge in Musanze is between 2 and 3 hours driving through scenic landscape with vistas Of the Virunga volcanoes. Arrive at Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel for check in; Dinner & overnight.

Day meal plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Overnight: Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Accommodation included: Overnight at Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel, a 3-star hotel located in Musanze - Kinigi / Rwanda.

Day 3: Gorilla Trekking Experience & Cultural Safari.

Stop At: Volcanoes National Park, Musanze Kinigi, Ruhengeri Rwanda
06:00 Am, Breakfast at the hotel

06:30 Am, after an early breakfast, your driver guide will transfer you to the Volcanoes National Park headquarters for registration and briefing. Your driver guide will assist and facilitate on identifying gorilla family to visit.

Tracking can be between 90 minutes – 6 Hours depending on what family group assigned. You will spend 1 hour with the Gorillas – sometimes moving around to stay with the gorillas or following them. The guide will ensure you are in the best spots to take the most beautiful pictures and experience the breathtaking properly.

You will then drive back to the hotel for lunch and refreshment.

Later in the afternoon, you will visit Gorilla Guardians former Iby’iwacu cultural village. This cultural village displays a traditional lifestyle of a Rwandan including dress code, food growing, processing and preparation, their wedding traditional ceremonies and interpersonal relationship within the community.

Return to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day meal plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Overnight: Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Accommodation included: Overnight at One & Only Nyungwe House, a 5-star hotel located at Nyungwe National Park in Rwanda.

Day 4: Golden Monkey Trekking & Transfer To Lake Kivu (Gisenyi).

Stop At: Volcanoes National Park, Musanze Kinigi, Ruhengeri Rwanda
06:00 Am, Breakfast at the hotel

06:30 Am, after an early breakfast, report to the park headquarters for your second experience with different endangered species in the volcanoes ‘Golden monkeys’ It is normally an easy trek which might take between 45 minutes to 2 hours.

You will then drive back to your hotel for lunch and refreshment.

Later in the afternoon, your driver guide will transfer you to Gisenyi town (Lake Kivu). This is the largest fresh water Lake in Rwanda and provides a perfect relaxation Place. Reaching Lake Kivu late in the afternoon to relax along the

shore lakes. Dinner and overnight at Lake Kivu Serena.

Day meal plan: Breakfast, lunch & dinner.

Overnight: Lake Kivu Serena.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Accommodation included: Overnight at Lake Kivu Serena Hotel, a 4-star hotel located in Gisenyi town - Rwanda.

Day 5: Boat Trip at Lake Kivu & Transfer Back To Kigali.

Stop At: Lake Kivu Serena Hotel, Ave de la Cooperation, Gisenyi, Rwanda
08:30 Am, Breakfast at the hotel

10:00 Am, after morning breakfast, you will embark on a city tour of Gisenyi. After the city tour, you will enjoy the boat trip at Lake Kivu. Return to your Hotel for Lunch.

Later drive back to Kigali city, Proceed to Kigali International Airport for your departure flight.

Day meal plan: Breakfast and lunch.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast and lunch.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from all hotels in Kigali city and we drop them back.
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
5 days
Inclusions
  • 4x Breakfast
  • 1x Dinner
  • Accommodation included: 4 nights
  • 1 Gorilla trekking permit per person, 1 Golden monkey tracking permit per person, Boat trip.
  • Accommodation (4 nights) Full board, Gorilla Guardians Village entrance fees, All park entrance fees
  • All meals as stipulated in the itinerary, Relevant government taxes, Medical evacuation insurance.
  • Full time English/ French speaking driver guide, Ground transportation by 4x4 wheel drive
  • Mineral water in the car during the safari (3 bottles per person per day) & airport transfers.
  • Entry/Admission - Kigali Genocide Memorial
  • Entry/Admission - Volcanoes National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Kivu Serena Hotel
Exclusions
  • International flights, the cost of obtaining visas, Tips (Tipping guideline $ 10 per person).
  • Expenses like laundry, beverages, bar bill, telephone, Hotel mini bar etc.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • 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
  • The minimum age for gorilla trekking is 15 years.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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