This safari offers the opportunity to view the mountain gorillas in the wild, and then go for a cultural visit to learn about the distinctive traditions of the Rwandan natives, have a coffee experience learning more about the coffee growing experience and above all a city tour discovering more about the cleanest city on the African continent.
- The safari includes;
- Transportation costs.
- Accommodation costs.
- Mountain gorilla trekking permit.
- Cultural visit.
- Golden monkey tracking.
- Coffee experience.
- City tour.
- Full time English-speaking guide services.
- Bottled drinking water while on the safari.
But it excludes; Items of personal nature like Airfares, Personal Insurance, tips, telephone, Visa Fees, Beers, cigarettes, Laundry, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities.
Day 1: Arrival at Kigali Airport and Transfer to Volcanoes National Park.
Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Tracking and a Cultural Visit.
Day3: Golden Monkey Tracking and Transfer to Gisenyi.
Day 4: Coffee experience and transfer to Kigali.
Day 5: City Tour and Departure.
Day 1- Arrival at Kigali Airport and Transfer to Volcanoes National Park: Arrive at Kigali International Airport where you will be met by a safari driver / guide who will transfer you to Kigali for lunch and later to Ruhengeri (Volcanoes). Volcanoes is part of the Virunga mountains which has different volcanoes like Bisoke, Sabyinyo, Karisimbi, Muhabura, and is home to endangered mountain gorillas together with Bwindi (Uganda) and Congo. Meals and overnight at Muhabura hotel for the budget tourists, Le Bambou lodge for the mid-range tourists, Mountain gorilla view lodge for the luxurious clients.
Day 2- Mountain Gorilla Tracking and a Cultural Visit: wake up early morning and take breakfast then proceed to the park headquarters for briefing. Go for gorilla trekking in the Volcanoes forest where you will be amazed by the huge size of the silverback, the behavior and communicating skills of these unique creatures among other things. Use this moment to learn and discover all there is about the gorillas. In the evening, you will visit the Ibyiwacu cultural village where you will discover more about the Rwandese culture and also get entertained by the traditional dancers and later return to your lodge. Meals and overnight at Muhabura hotel (budget), Le Bambou lodge (mid-range), and Mountain gorilla view lodge (luxury).
Day 3-Golden Monkey Tracking And Transfer To Gisenyi. Enjoy breakfast in the morning and go for golden monkey tracking. Golden monkeys are other rare primates you can learn about. After tracking, you will then transfer to Gisenyi a town on Lake Kivu the well-known to be the biggest water body in Rwanda. Dinner and overnight at Serena Hotel/Paradise Malahide Hotel.
Day 4-Coffee experience and transfer to Kigali In the morning: you will go for coffee experience, which is dubbed "from Crop to cup" and this is done in the village and then end up at the coffee washing station. You will therefore learn about the process coffee goes through from planting to processing. From here, you will transfer to Kigali city in the evening. Meals and overnight at select boutique hotel/flame tree village hotel.
Day 5- City Tour and Departure: After having breakfast in the morning, you will head for a city tour visiting the Gisozi Genocide memorial Museum, view the cleanest city and other outstanding attractions around and later head to the airport for departure.
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