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4 Days Gorillas and Lake Kivu

After gorilla tracking in volcanoes national park, you will be transferred to Lake Kivu Rwanda’s freshest water body for relaxation.

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to volcanoes national park

Our safari guide will pick you at any agreed upon point in Kigali and then after he will take you for a Kigali city tour before you continue to the park.  Places to visit include the Kigali genocide memorial site, national museum, hand craft shops and markets among many others. After lunch the guide/driver will take you to Ruhengeri Volcanoes national park which is located in the northern part of Rwanda a gifted Rwanda protected park housing endangered mountain gorillas and the scenic drive takes about 2-3 hours from Kigali passing through beautiful scenery and rolling hills. Arrive at the park in the evening for relaxation as you wait for tomorrow’s memorable moment gorilla tracking, dinner and an overnight at Luxury: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/ Five volcanoes Bontique hotel/Sabyinyo Silverback Lodg/Midrange: Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge/La Palme Hotel/ Kinigi Guest House/Hotel Muhabura

Day 3: Gorilla tracking in volcanoes national park

You will get up early for breakfast, after our safari guide will drive you to the park headquarters to receive briefings from the park wardens about the all gorilla tracking process and also get you allocated to the gorilla family and the ranger guide. After, head to the thick rainforest to begin. The walks might be difficult so some physical fitness is needed as well as study pair of walking shoes/boots, the trek is unpredictable it can go up to full day, however once the gorillas are met, you are only allowed an hour with them while taking photography and videos with them (flash cameras are not allowed) this wonderful activity, retire back to the lodge for relaxation. However should the evening be free take a tour to lakes Burera and Ruhondo. Dinner and an overnight at Luxury: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/5 volcanoes Bontique hotel /Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge/Midrange: Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge/La Palme Hotel/ Kinigi Guest House/Hotel Muhabura

Day3: Transfer to Lake Kivu

early breakfast and then after depart to lake Kivu on the north eastern part of Rwanda, arrive in time at the lodge check in and for lunch and later you will spend the rest of the day on the lake enjoying beach activities like swimming, beach volley ball, sun bathing, and also you can take a boat cruise on the lake and explore the nearby island you also view the Nyiragongo mountain an active volcanoes in Congo. Return back to the main land for relaxation, Dinner and an overnight at Lake Kivu Serena Hotel /Palm Beach Hotel.

Day 4: Departure

An early breakfast at the lodge will be followed with a transfer back to Kigali, if you missed the first Kigali city tour, go for a city tour and visit some of the interesting places around the the including the genocide memorial site, national museum, hand craft shops among many other if your flight is in the late evening

The safari includes

  • Transportation and fuel in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari as included in the itinerary
  • 1 gorilla permit per person
  • Lake Kivu
  • Kigali city tour
  • Full English Speaking driver guide and all his associated expenses. We can also provide any other foreign language speaking guide on request.
  • Park entrance fees
  • Any other Activity fees as mentioned in the Itinerary

Safari Exclusions

But it exclude,

  • Accommodation in Kigali unless is on itinerary
  • Flights
  • Visa fees,
  • Airport taxes
  • Item of personal nature, like bar bills, tipping, Laundry ,Beverages
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extra expenses not included above