6 Day – Double gorilla trekking tour in Rwanda’s Parc National des Volcanoes located in the north of Rwanda where about 300 mountain gorillas live. This safari offers you 2 gorilla trekking experiences, nature walks coupled with Kigali City tour which will introduce you to the colorful markets, genocide memorials and craft centers are the main areas of interest
- Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes NP
- Day 2: 1st Gorilla trekking and nature walk
- Day 3: Golden monkey trekking and community walk
- Day 4: Hike to volcanoes national park
- Day 5: 2nd gorilla trek and Transfer to Lake Kivu
- Day 6: Kigali City Tour and Departure
Day 1: Arrive Kigali and transfer to Volcanoes NP
On arrival, meet our guide for a transfer to Volcanoes national park. Enjoy scenic views of the Virunga volcanoes and many more views en route to the park. Arrive in Volcanoes national park for a check in at Mountain gorilla view lodge (Luxury)/ La Palme Hotel (Deluxe)/ Muhabura Hotel (Budget)
Day 2: 1st Gorilla trekking and nature walk
After a heavy breakfast, you will head to the park headquarters upon with your packed lunch for the first gorilla experience immediately after being briefed about the dos and don’ts while with the gorillas. Meet and stay with the gentle giants for a maximum of one hour and later return for a nature walk to the twin lakes. Dinner and overnight stay at Mountain gorilla view lodge (Luxury)/ La Palme Hotel (Deluxe)/ Muhabura Hotel (Budget)
Day 3: Golden monkey trekking and community walk
After breakfast, you will go and track golden monkeys. This will reward you a number of other primates including the Vervet monkeys, Olive baboons among others. Return for Lunch which will be followed by a community walk to the Banyarwanda people, where you will enjoy their cultural practices and also explore more of their unique culture. Dinner and overnight stay at Mountain gorilla view lodge (Luxury)/ La Palme Hotel (Deluxe)/ Muhabura Hotel (Budget)
Day 4: Hike to volcanoes national park
After breakfast, you will take a hike to the Sabyinyo Volcanoes together with packed lunch that goes through muddy trails often on wooden ladders with expectations of partial rain and clearing clouds as you get to the beautiful view of Rwanda and Democratic republic of Congo. At this time, the view is at times reduced to .10ft, reach the summit view and from this point, you will be able to see all the 3-Countries Uganda, Rwanda and Congo which makes it worth for its adventurous volcano hike. Return for dinner and overnight stay at Mountain gorilla view lodge (Luxury)/ La Palme Hotel (Deluxe)/ Muhabura Hotel (Budget)
Day 5: 2nd gorilla trek and Transfer to Lake Kivu
Following the morning breakfast, you will go for the second gorilla trekking experience but this time to another gorilla group. You will ascend into the forest and meet the gorillas for a maximum of one hour. In the afternoon, you will return for a transfer to Lake Kivu where you will enjoy an evening boat ride on Lake Kivu. Dinner and overnight stay at Lake Kivu Serena hotel (Luxury)/ Palm Gardens resort (Deluxe)/ Paradise marahide (Budget)
Day 6: Transfer to Kigali and Departure
After breakfast, you will transfer to Kigali for a city tour. Visit the museum, Genocide memorial grounds, local markets, art and craft shops, do last minute shopping and later transfer to the airport for your scheduled flight.
End of Safari
This Safari Package Covers:
2 Gorilla Permit
Chimps Tracking Permit
Golden Monkey Tracking fees / Dian Fossey Hike Fees
Entrance Fees to Genocide Memorial Museum
Park Ranger Fees
Relevant Government Taxes.
Full Board Accommodation (5 nights) and en-route meals as indicated in the itinerary.
Full time English speaking Driver/Guide
Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari vehicle
Airport transfer, as long as your flight is on the same day on which the safari ends.
Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities.
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