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Rwanda Gorilla & Wildlife Safaris(10 Days)

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  1. Gorilla trekking permits ($1500)  and chimp trekking permits
  2. All park fees
  3. Accommodation and meals
  4. All activities on the itinerary
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips
  • Drinks
 

Tour Amenities

Outdoor Seating
Reservations
Smoking Allowed

Tour Plan

Upon arrival in Kigali Airport, our guide will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel in Kigali where you will check-in for dinner and overnight stay. Accommodation: Kigali Marriot (luxury) Hotel Des mille collines (mid-range) Inside Afrika (budget)
After breakfast our driver or guide will pick you up from your hotel, have a brief city tour and then transfer to Akagera national park where you will check-in to your lodge and later have lunch. After you lunch you will set off for an afternoon boat ride on Lake Ihema at Akagera National Park. Accommodation: Mantis Akagera Game Lodge(standard) Ruzizi Tented camp (luxury)
After your morning breakfast your tour guide will drive you to the Mutumba hill en-route to the northern section of the park. The northern section is an ideal area for game drives and spotting the wild animals because of its lush open Savannah grasslands. Some of the animals you expect to see at the park include; Masai giraffes, buffaloes, zebras, elephants, hippos and crocodiles Accommodation: Mantis Akagera Game Lodge(standard/Luxury)
Early morning breakfast will be served at the lodge after which you will embark on a journey down south with your tour guide. You will have a stopover at Nyanza palace for a tour of the palace which was a traditional home for Rwanda’s former kings. There will also be a lunch stop over en-route to Nyungwe Forest National Park. Check in at the Lodge for your Dinner and overnight stay. Accommodation: Nyungwe Hil top view Hotel(mid-range) Mantis Kivu (Luxury)
Early morning breakfast will be served at the lodge after which you will head to the park headquarters for briefing at 8am. Nyungwe Forest is by far the largest montane rain forest in East and Central Africa and contains 13 primate species, 275 bird species and 38 reptile species. After your morning Chimpanzee tracking expedition you will return to the lodge, relax and have lunch. In the afternoon after your lunch break you will step out for a canopy walk in the park. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge Accommodation: Nyungwe Hil top view Hotel(mid-range) Mantis Kivu (Luxury)
Early morning breakfast will be served at the lodge after which you will depart north driving to Volcanoes National Park. You will have a lunch stop over en-route to Volcanoes National Park Dinner and overnight stay at your preferred lodge/hotel Accommodation: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge(mid-range) Five volcanoes boutique hotel (luxury)
Early morning breakfast will be served at the lodge after which you will transfer to the Kinigi briefing area where you will be briefed by park officials about the day’s activities and assigned a group that you will trek the Gorillas with. Gorilla tracking lasts anywhere between 2-8 hours depending on the location of the Gorillas on that particular day. After successfully tracking the Gorillas you will stay in close proximity with the Gorillas for an hour after which you will return to your lodge for lunch. In the afternoon you will visit the iby’iwachu cultural village for local musical performances by a local musical cultural troupe. Dinner will be served at the lodge
Early morning breakfast will be served at the lodge after which you will set off for the Kinigi visitors center for briefing. With the help of the park rangers you will head to the park open fields to start tracking the Golden Monkeys Golden Monkey tracking takes anywhere between 1-2 hours after which you will return to your lodge to pack up your belongings and transfer to Lake Kivu where you will check-in to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay. Accommodation: Lake Kivu Serena hotel (luxury) Paradise Melahide (mid-range) Discover Rwanda hotel (budget)
Today you will spend most of the day Relaxing at your beach hotel on the shores of lake Kivu. There is an option to visit the coffee island on lake kivu.
Transfer from Lake Kivu to Kigali, have lunch before being dropped off to the airport for your flight back hom

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