On this 5 day private, customized tour, you will tour the genocide memorials, visit the primates in the Parc National des Volcans and birds; enjoy Lake Kivu;
Day 1: Arrival
You will be welcomed by your driver/guide and transferred to the hotel in Kigali. Overnight in Kigali.
Day 2 – Musanze
After breakfast, Kigali to reach Ruhengeri at the gate of Parc National des Volcans. The journey is full of beautiful sceneries, through the cultivated terraced hills of Kigezi and Rwanda. Dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge.
Day 3 – Mountain Gorilla tracking
Early morning you enter the gorilla sanctuary of Parc National des Volcans, the rain tropical forest covering the hills surrounding Virunga Volcanoes. The trekking is a demanding but rewarding experience. Ensure you bring with you enough water and the packed lunch. The time spent in the forest depends on the movements of the primates in their natural environment. If time permits, you can enjoy an afternoon at the twin crater lakes of Bulera and Ruhondo. Dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge.
Day 4 – The beach of Lake Kivu in Gisenyi
After breakfast, leave Ruhengeri and proceed to Gisenyi, a pretty town located on the shores of beautiful Lake Kivu, the main water body of Rwanda. Relax on the beach. Dinner and overnight at Lake Kivu Serena Hotel.
Day 5 – Kigali and the culture of Rwanda
After breakfast you will drive to Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda. Depending on the time schedule, enjoy a city tour around Kigali (optional) before your transfer to the airport for departure.
- Land transport in four wheel drive minibus with English speaking driver-guide.
- Transfer to/from Kigali Airport
- Accommodation in hotels and lodges
- Gorilla permit $1550 per person
- Park Entrances
Services not included
- International flights
- Optional activities in
- Tips in hotels, drivers, guides, etc.
- Drinks in general, extras in hotels, expenses of personal type.