Highlights

* Gorilla trekking in the Volcanoes National Park

* Golden monkey trekking in the Volcanoes National Park

* Kigali city tour

* Boat cruises on the Twin Lakes and Lake Kivu

* Guided community walk

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Volcanoes National Park

Enjoy a city tour of Kigali (genocide memorial entrance included).

After touring the city, transfer with your private guide to your accommodation on the edge of the Volcanoes National Park.

In the afternoon, you will be taken on a guided village walk to meet the local communities. This is also an excellent opportunity to view Rwandan way of life as the women demonstrate basket weaving, cooking and crafts.

Overnight: Ingagi Park View Safari Lodge (Full Board – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

 

Day 2: Volcanoes National Park

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

You will join a group of no more than eight people in total as you 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 1,000 of these beautiful creatures left but numbers are growing!

In the afternoon, you will be taken on a boat cruise on the beautiful twin lakes Burera and Ruhondo.

Overnight: Ingagi Park View Safari Lodge (Full Board – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

 

Day 3: Gisenyi

Spend the morning trekking the golden monkeys as they spring from tree to tree with their bright bushy tails.

After lunch at you will be transferred around two hours to Gisenyi where you stay for two nights.

Facilities at the Lake Kivu Serena hotel include a private beach, gym, tennis courts, outdoor pool and spa centre. A variety of additional activities are available from the hotel including cycling tours or tea plantation visits.

Overnight: Lake Kivu Serena Hotel (Full Board – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

 

Day 4: Gisenyi

Spend the day exploring the picturesque fishing villages along this scenic region of Lake Kivu. Enjoy a boat trip to the hot springs before returning to your hotel to enjoy the views as the sun sets over the beach.

Additional activities are available including cycling the Congo-Nile trail, water skiing, fishing trips and hiking trails – discuss with your guide on the day.

Overnight: Lake Kivu Serena Hotel (Full Board – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

 

Day 5: End of Itinerary

After breakfast transfer with your guide around 3 hours back to Kigali where you continue with your own flight arrangements.

** Your guide and vehicle is available for the day should you wish to explore the local area or spend time in Kigali.

Tour Code

WBR5(IPV/LKV)

Price

From: USD $3,720 per person (same price all year – based on 2 people sharing in 2020)

** Please contact us for solo traveller rates.

Price Includes

 Private transfers in 4×4 Land-cruiser with English speaking guide

 Accommodation

 All meals as listed

 Bottled water in vehicle

 City tour in Kigali and entrance to genocide memorial

 Guided village walk

 1 x gorilla trekking permit per person

 1 x golden monkey trekking permit per person

 Boat cruise on the Twin Lakes

 Boat cruise at Lake Kivu and hot springs

 Park fees & VAT

 Medical evacuation voucher

Price Excludes

 International Flights

 Visas

 Travel Insurance

 Massage treatments

 Laundry service

 Drinks

 Tipping

 Porter hire

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