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A Taste of Rwanda: 4 Day Gorilla Tracking Extension

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A Taste of Rwanda: 4 Day Gorilla Tracking Extension

Rwanda (Kigali, Parc National Des Volcans)

Come tour the forests of Rwanda for an excursion of gorilla-tracking. Stay at the Mountain Gorillas Nest Lodge, and join a group of professional trackers on a pleasant romp through the forest in search of Gorillas. Later you will be able to visit the famed The Milles Collines, the hotel featured in the movie “Hotel Rwanda.”

Day 1 Kigali, Rwanda

Arrive Kigali; meet assist and transfer to Hotel.

Meal(s) Included: No

Overnight at Intercontinental Hotel Kigali or Similar

Day 2 Parc National Des Volcans

After an early breakfast, you will be briefed on conduct during gorilla tracking, trackers will then lead the way to the forested slopes to seek one of the groups of Mountain Gorillas. Afterwards, you will be given a tour of the scenic panoramic volcanic lakes of Burera and Ruhondo. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight at Virunga Lodge or Similar

Day 3 Kigali

After breakfast you will be taken on your second Gorilla tracking excursion. In the afternoon, you will be driven to Kigali to stay overnight in the Hotel Milles Collines or similar.

The Milles Collines is famous as the sanctuary which saved many hundreds of people during the genocide. It is largely unchanged. It has a super pool and rooftop restaurant, and is now internationally renowned with the recent release of the quite moving feature film, ‘Hotel Rwanda’, which is set in the hotel during those unspeakable times.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight at Hotel Des Milles Collines Kigali or Similar

Day 4 Kigali/ Departure

After breakfast, decide on your activities with the assistance of your driver and guide, later transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast


  • Meeting and assistance upon arrival and departure
  • Roundtrip airport/hotel transfers
  • Hotel accommodation in the listed properties
  • Transportation in private vehicle
  • Experienced tour guide
  • Admission to listed sites
  • Meals indicated


  • Flights
  • Cost of visa
  • Meals not listed
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuity to driver and guide
  • Gorilla Permits
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