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6 Days Rwanda Gorilla & Chimpanzee Safari. provided by Vazquez Tours & Travel Ltd

6 Days Rwanda Gorilla & Chimpanzee Safari.

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This 6 Days Rwanda Gorilla & Chimpanzee Safari will take you to remote Africa in search of rare mountain Gorillas Become one of the privileged few to get up close and personal encounter with a group of habituated primates while gorilla trekking. Witness the sight of the impressive Virunga Mountains and prepare your cameras for incredible wildlife and landscape photography. Trekking the famous chimpanzees, experience the canopy walk and witnessing the beautiful birds in the Nyungwe National Park.
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Pass By: Kigali International Airport, KN 5 Rd, Kigali, Rwanda

Arrival of your flight at Kigali International Airport. Meet and greet assistance. You will be warmly welcomed by Vazquez Tours & Travel Ltd representative who will shortly brief you about your tour in Rwanda and Immediate transfer to your hotel in Kigali. Arrive at Hotel Des Mille Collines for check in; dinner & overnight. Day meal plan: Dinner. Overnight: Hotel Des Mille Collines.

Stop At: Kigali Genocide Memorial, KG 14 Ave, Kigali Rwanda

8:30 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 minutes

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 your 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

Stop At: Nyungwe National Park, Butare Rwanda

07:00 Am, Breakfast at your hotel 07:30 Am, after your breakfast, transfer to Nyungwe National Park. On your way to Nyungwe, you will visit the newly built King’s palace at Nyanza. The King’s Palace Museum is based in Nyanza District, Mutara III Rudahigwa’s Palace offers a detailed into the Rwanda monarchial system and it’s abolition in early 1960s due to colonialism. The Palace was restored to its 19th Century state as a Replica and was made entirely with traditional Materials. Recently the long honored royal cows ‘Inyambo’ were introduced because cows form an integral Part of the Rwanda culture and were initially the King’s symbol of prestige. After visiting the King’s Palace Museum at Nyanza, you will have lunch and proceed to Nyungwe NP. Arrive at One & Only Nyungwe House, for check in; dinner and an overnight stay. Day meal plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Overnight: One & Only Nyungwe House.

Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: Nyungwe National Park, Butare Rwanda

04:30 Am, after the morning breakfast, you will proceed to the park headquarters for briefing at 05:00 Am and after go trekking chimpanzees. During trekking you might spot primates like the Colobus Monkeys plus viewing other inhabitants of the forest like Birds and butterflies. Later return to your lodge for lunch and refreshment. 14:00 Pm, Later in the afternoon, you will drive to Uwinka visitor’s center for the canopy tour. The two hour walk on top of the forest offers you impressive views of the Nyungwe forest and the wide variety of species that thrive there, including primates and birds. Return to your hotel for dinner & overnight. Day meal plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Overnight: One & Only Nyungwe House.

Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: Kigali International Airport, KN 5 Rd, Kigali, Rwanda

06:30 Am, Breakfast at the hotel 07:00 Am, after breakfast you will check out of the hotel and begin your journey back to Kigali city. You will make a stop in Butare to visit the Ethnographic Museum; the largest Museum in Rwanda with over 100,000 artifacts that bring out the history and traditions of Rwanda in detail. Lunch at one of the best restaurant in Butare. Later drive back to Kigali city, Proceed to Kigali International Airport for your departure flight. Day meal plan: Breakfast and lunch.

Duration: 6 hours
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Important Information
Duration
6 days
Inclusions
  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • 1 Gorilla trekking permit per person, 1 Chimpanzee tracking permit per person, 1 Canopy walk permit
  • Gorilla Guardians Village entrance fees, All museums entrance fees, All park entrance fees.
  • Accommodation (5 nights) full board, all meals as stipulated in the itinerary, Airport transfers.
  • Full time English/ French speaking driver guide, Ground transportation by 4x4 wheel drive, water.
  • Relevant government taxes & Medical evacuation insurance.
  • Entry/Admission - Kigali Genocide Memorial
  • Entry/Admission - Volcanoes National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Nyungwe National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Nyungwe National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Kigali International Airport
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
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Minimun age for gorilla trekking is 15 years.
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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  • Kigali Genocide Memorial, Volcanoes National Park, and 2 more
  • Duration: 6 days
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