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Expedition Rwanda: Gorillas In the Mist 7-Days

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Expedition Rwanda: Gorillas In the Mist 7-Days

Rwanda (Kigali, Volcano National Park, Gorilla Trekking, Lake Kivu)

Tour Rwanda and see the variety of Great Primates that inhabit its beautiful nature reserves. Explore the Nyungwe Forest with its large troops of Colobus monkeys; see the baboons and gorillas with trained trackers in Kingi Park, and tour the lar.

Day 1 Kigali, Rwanda

Arrive Kigali; meet assist and transfer to the hotel.

Meal(s) Included: No

Overnight at Hotel Des Milles Collines Kigali or Similar

Day 2 Kigali – Volcano National Park

After breakfast go on a City tour of Kigali.

Highlights will include:

  • The  genocide memorial,
  • The  ancient Rwandan kingdom
  • The  mosque quarter in Nyamirambo
  • The National museum in Butare.

Afterwards, drive to Volcano National Park for overnight.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight at Mountain Gorillas Nest or Similar

Day 3 Volcanoes National Park (Gorilla Trekking)

After breakfast listen to a briefing from the park headquarters, before heading for your memorable gorilla trek. The trek may take 1-8 hours, depending on the movement of the animals in their natural environment. A maximum of one hour will be allowed with the Gorillas.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight at Mountain Gorillas Nest or Similar

Day 4 Volcanoes National Park (Gorilla Trekking)

After breakfast go on your second memorable gorilla trek. The trek may take 1-8 hours, depending on the movement of the animals in their natural environment. A maximum of one hour will be allowed with the Gorillas.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight at Mountain Gorillas Nest or Similar

Day 5 Volcanoes National Park – Lake Kivu

After breakfast, drive to Karisoke where Dian Fossey was buried; this is where she carried out her research on mountain Gorillas in Africa. In the afternoon drive to Lake Kivu for overnight.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight at Lake Kivu Serena Hotel or Similar

Day 6 Lake Kivu

After breakfast, enjoy your morning at leisure. In the afternoon enjoy a bird watching boat ride along Lake Kivu; explore the small Islands.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight at Lake Kivu Serena Hotel or Similar

Day 7 Lake Kivu – Kigali – Depart

After breakfast drive to Kigali, arrive in time for lunch. Enjoy your afternoon at leisure; or visit the busy and exciting Kimironko Market for your last minute shopping. In the evening transfer to the airport for your flight back home.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

TOUR PRICE INCLUDES

  • 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

TOUR PRICE DOESN'T INCLUDE

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