Highlights

* Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

* Golden monkey trekking in Volcanoes National Park

* Game drives in Akagera National Park

* Safari boat cruises in Akagera National Park

* City tour of Kigali

* Inclusive lodge activities at Bisate

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Kigali

On arrival into Kigali you will be met and privately transferred to your hotel.

Time permitting you may wish to include some city sightseeing or tours (extra costs apply).

Overnight: Kigali Serena Hotel (Bed and Breakfast)

 

Days 2-3: Akagera National Park

In the morning you will be transferred around 4hrs to Magashi Camp in Akagera National Park where you stay for two nights. (Shared helicopter transfers available at extra cost).

Throughout your stay enjoy shared game drives, boat cruises and walking safaris within Magashi’s private reserve which is home to leopard, lions, buffalo, hyena, elephant, antelope, honey badgers, porcupines, giraffe, zebra and a variety of birdlife.

Overnight: Magashi Camp (Fully Inclusive – All Meals, Local Drinks, Activities and Fees) 

 

Day 4: Volcanoes National Park

Enjoy a game drive as you exit the park on a shared transfer to Kigali. On arrival, you will be met by your private driver who will transfer you to the Volcanoes National Park for a two night stay at the super-deluxe eco-lodge, BISATE.

BISATE LODGE is hailed as the most innovative, responsible, visionary and luxurious lodges in Africa. Bisate’s vision of re-forestation and rehabilitation means that each guest contributes to biodiversity conservation and local community engagement making a far-reaching and positive impact on the mountain gorilla population and communities. If you want to be green without roughing it, this is the place for you!

Overnight: Bisate Lodge (Fully Inclusive – All Meals, Local Drinks, Activities and Fees) 

 

Day 5: Volcanoes National Park

Enjoy the wildlife encounter of a lifetime as you trek the mountain gorillas.

You will join a group of up to eight people and spend one hour observing the gorillas. It is an extraordinary feeling sitting in the dense rainforest watching these gentle giants. It is amazing to think there are only around 1000 of these beautiful creatures left but numbers are growing!

After trekking enjoy the inclusive community tours and activities available from Bisate Lodge including the nature trail, tree planting and guided village walk.

Overnight: Bisate Lodge (Fully Inclusive – All Meals, Local Drinks, Activities and Fees) 

 

Day 6: End of Itinerary

In the morning, return to the trekking HQ to trek the golden monkeys. The playful golden monkeys are a delight to watch as they spring from tree to tree with their bright bushy tails!

After the trek, return to the lodge for lunch (included) before transferring back to Kigali. We will drop off at the airport or a city hotel.

** Flight departing after 6:00pm is required.

** Those not wishing to trek the monkeys can deduct $100 per person from the total price. **

Tour Code

WBR6(BIS/MAG)

Price

From: USD $6,810 per person (based on 2 people sharing in March, April & May 2020).

** Please contact us for pricing on other months or for solo traveller rates.

** SPECIAL OFFER – Price includes a 30% saving on gorilla trekking permits valid January-May & November-December 2020, when combining two National Parks.

Price Includes

 Private transfers in a 4×4 Land-cruiser (except at Magashi Camp where transfers and activities are in shared vehicles)

 1 x gorilla trekking permit per person

 1 x golden monkey trekking permit per person

 Accommodation as listed

 All meals

 House drinks (spirits, beers and wines), bottled or filtered water

 Shared game drives

 Shared safari boat cruises

 Park fees & conservation levy

Price Excludes

 International Flights

 Visas

 Travel Insurance

 Tipping

 Porter hire

 Any other services not listed.

Talk to a Specialist

Make changes to this itinerary, combine or add new destinations, upgrade your accommodation or simply let us build a trip from scratch for you.

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