Rwanda, Africa
Location
3 Days
Duration

Gorilla Trekking Safari – 3 Days

Welcome to Rwanda, Africa!

ROUTE: Kigali, Volcanoes National Park, Kigali

DURATION: 3 Days

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Visit to historical sites and monuments
  • City Tour of Kigali
  • Volcanoes National Park – Gorilla Trek
AIRFARE: International Airfare Upon Request
ACCOMMODATIONS:  Hotels used (or similar)
FIRST:
  • Kigali: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
DELUXE:
  • Kigali: Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge
LUXURY:
  • Please inquire

Included:

Accommodations Per Person Sharing, including hotel taxes

Arrival & departure transfers where applicable

Local guides / safari guides where applicable

Meals per itinerary

Park entrance fees and sightseeing fees where applicable

Applicable transportation

Not Included:

Airfare and air taxes

Cancellation, baggage, travel and medical insurance

Items of a personal nature such as baggage porterage, gratuities/tips, laundry, telephone calls, bottled water, etc.

Visa and visa fees

Optional sightseeing and activities

Meals, beverages and services not mentioned in itinerary

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Terms & Conditions

1

Day 1 Kigali

Upon arrival at airport in Rwanda, you will be warmly met by a representative, who will provide assistance and transfer to your accommodation to check-in.

Overnight: Kigali – (B)

2

Day 2 Volcanoes National Park

Activities:

  • Enjoy a City Tour of Kigali. The history of Rwanda dates back centuries, Kigali has been a part of it for 100 years. Founded in 1907 as a German settlement, Kigali did not become the capital until Rwanda’s independence in 1962 when it replaced the colonial seat of power in Butare.
  • Visit the Kandt museum, see old Kigali and the craft centres then visit the genocide memorial site. Learn about Rwanda’s history from pre-colonial times to the 1994 genocide; learn about other genocides in the world and how this country has dealt with that past. Tour more and see the new developments in Rwanda; the recovery has been incredible, a testament to humankind’s resilience.
  • Enjoy Lunch in Kigali.
  • Later, depart Kigali and drive to Ruhengeri – approximately 2.5 hrs arriving in the early evening at the Volcanoes National park.

Optional Activities: In the evenings, optional Intore, Cultural Dancers troupe will spice your stay with memorable Rwandan dances. (At an extra cost per person).

Overnight: Lodge – (B, L, D)

3

Day 3 Kigali Departure - Gorilla Trek

Activities:

  • The park staff discusses your fitness level and advises you of the trekking times and conditions to the various groups based upon their location in the park the previous evening.
  • There are a total of 88 gorilla permits available each day with a maximum of eight trekkers visiting any one group.
  • Once the trekkers are put into groups, each group’s Lead Guide briefs the trekkers of the trekking procedures as well as the “do’s and don’ts” while in the presence of gorillas.
  • After the briefing, trekkers return to their respective vehicles for the drive up the mountain to the starting point.
  • Trekking can take from two to six or more hours if the gorillas move before the park rangers locate them the next morning. The guides stop frequently to allow trekkers a chance to rest and take photos along the way.
  • After the trek, rejoin your driver Guide for a transfer to your lodge for lunch.
  • After lunch, depart from foothills of the volcanoes and drive south past coffee, tea and banana plantations on a scenic drive to Kigali. Everything and everywhere, sheer green and hanging on the hills; Rwanda truly – land of a thousand fertile green hills (Approximately 2.5 hrs).

Departure: Transfer to the airport for your departure flight. – (B, L)


Meals as per itinerary: (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)


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Location Name: Rwanda, Africa
Area (SQ KM): 26,338
Population: 12,661,733
Capital: Kigali
Language(s): Kinyarwanda, French, and English (all official); Kiswahili in commercial centers
Religion: Roman Catholic, Protestant, Adventist, Islam, indigenous beliefs
Currency: Rwandan franc - RWF
Time Zone: GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) + 2 Central Africa Time
Electricity: 230 V
Phone Country Code to Call (Rwanda, Africa): 250


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