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5 Days Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda

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5 Days Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda highlights the visit to volcanoes national park known for gorilla trekking and relaxed vacations in Rwanda. Enquire Now

5 Days Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda

Detailed Itinerary.

DAY 1: ARRIVAL AT KIGALI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Upon arrival at Kigali International Airport, you will be welcomed by our meet and greet lounge host who will help you through a fast-track assistance with VISA and luggage collection. After immigration and bag collection, you will then be handed over to our driver guide who will transfer you to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Dinner and overnight at Kigali Serena hotel (Luxury), Hotel Des Milles Collines (Midrange), Urban Park suites hotel (Budget).

DAY 2: KIGALI CITY TOUR

After breakfast at the hotel, your driver guide will pick you up and lead you for a guided city tour in the vibrant capital of Kigali where you visit interesting historical sites. You will learn more about Rwanda’s heart-rending history at the Genocide Memorial Centre. Later pay a visit to the genocide museum (optional) located at the National Parliament of Rwanda before returning to the hotel.
After lunch, pay a visit to Kimironko local market where you will see various locally produced agricultural produce and artisans works. Later in the evening after your sightseeing tour, return back to the hotel for freshening up, dinner and overnight stay.

Dinner and overnight at Kigali Serena hotel (Luxury), Hotel Des Milles Collines (Midrange), Urban Park suites hotel (Budget).

DAY 3: TRANSFER TO VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK – 5 Days Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda

After breakfast you will depart Kigali for a 3 hours breath-taking scenic drive to the Volcanoes National Park located in the Northern Province of Rwanda. On arrival, you will check in at theLodge and enjoy lunch. Later in the afternoon, you will visit the Ellen campus museum to have a detailed look into the life Dian Fossey who dedicated all her life into conservation of the Gorillas.

Dinner and overnight at Virunga Resort Inn (Luxury), Five Volcanoes Boutique hotel (Midrange), Classic Resort lodge (Budget).

DAY 4: ULTIMATE GORILLA TREKKING EXPERIENCE – 5 Days Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda

Your day begins with breakfast at 06h30 then head to Kinigi park reception for briefing at 07h00. Thereafter, you will be guided through jungle to search for the shy mountain gorillas. The trek takes about 5 hrs including 1 hour with the gorillas. You will get full briefing of their family formations, background, and observe their life style in their own habitat and family setting. After this mind-blowing activity, you will return to the lodge for lunch followed by a relaxed evening whilst utilizing the complementary offers at the hotel.

Dinner and overnight at Virunga Resort Inn (Luxury), Five Volcanoes Boutique hotel (Midrange), Classic Resort lodge (Budget).

DAY 5: BEYOND GORILLA EXPERIENCE – DEPARTURE

After your morning breakfast, your guide will pick you and lead you the local guide who will take you for a village tour where you get to experience home stays in the Rwandan local setting, milk the cow, participate in producing local banana beer, basket weaving, bee keeping experience to mention but a few. Return to the lodge for lunch, relax a bit then proceed to check out of the lodge before hitting on the road for a scenic drive back to Kigali. Upon arrival, you will be chauffeured to the airport for your flight to back home.

Included

1. All Permits and Entrance fees included in the itinerary.
2. All ground transportation in a 4WD Vehicle.
3. All other activities indicated in the itinerary.
4. All Accommodation as indicated in the itinerary.
5. English-speaking Experienced Safari-guide.
6. Meals as indicated in the itinerary.
7. Refreshments and snacks in the vehicle.

Excluded

1. All Covid 19 tests.
2. All Tips to Hotels/Lodges/Camps staff and Safari Guide.
3. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks that are not accompanying meals.
4. International flight/s and departure taxes and other taxes.
5. Visa fees. Visas are available online or at arrival at all Entry points.