Makario Safaris

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$3,630 to $4,290 pp (USD)

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Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

  • You'll be collected from the airport.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1

Kigali

Kigali

You'll arrive at Kigali International Airport (TBA).
Have a meet and greet assistance from Akagera Aviation. You'll then be handed over to and warmly welcomed by our representative outside the customs and immigration hall.
Transfer to your hotel in the city and on arrival, have check-in assistance.
The tour briefing will take place in the lobby. Dinner will follow at the main hotel restaurant.
You'll then have your overnight stay at the hotel.

Main Destination:
Kigali International Airport (Kigali)
Accommodation:
Hotel Des Mille Collines
  • Luxury hotel located in or near Kigali
Meals & Drinks:
  • Dinner (Breakfast & lunch not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2

Kigali - Volcanoes National Park (2 hrs 30 minutes drive)

Kigali - Volcanoes National Park (2 hrs 30 minutes drive)

Have breakfast at the hotel and check out.

At 8:00 am, proceed on a city tour that will include the Kigali Genocide Memorial.

At 11:30 am, visit Kigali Art Gallery and Kimironko local market.

Lunch will follow at the Khana Kazana Restaurant or similar.

At 2:30 pm, have a leisurely scenic drive to Musanze and Volcanoes National Park.

Arrive after about two and a half hours and check in at the lodge and you'll be served a glass of welcome drink.

Spend the evening at leisure as you prepare for activities the next day.

Dinner and overnight stay will be at the lodge.

Main Destination:
Volcanoes National Park (Gorillas)
Best Time To Visit June to August (It is drier and hiking is easier)
High Season June to September (Permits are scarce)
Best Weather June to October (Sunny, but not too hot)

Wildlife in Volcanoes NP

Accommodation:
Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Volcanoes NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3

Mountain Gorilla trek and Departure

Mountain Gorilla trek and Departure

Early breakfast at the lodge and transfer to the park headquarters in Kinigi by 06h30, so that you are in time for Gorilla trek briefing at 07h00: Immerse yourself in the mystique of observing mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. Navigate the park’s rich landscape to witness these gentle giants engage in play, rest, and nourishment. An adventurous and profoundly rewarding trek among Rwanda’s celebrated habituate gorilla groups awaits you.

Later, descend from the mountains, and return to the lodge in time for lunch, cleaning of boots.
Check out. Set off for Kigali. Arrive at the Kigali International Airport, bid farewell to your driver guide and proceed to check in for your out bound flight.

End of our Tour. Wishing you an excellent experience.

Main Destination:
Volcanoes National Park (Gorillas)
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • You'll be dropped off at the airport.

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Disclaimer

  • This tour is offered by Makario Safaris, not SafariBookings.
  • This operator reserves the right to change rates advertised on SafariBookings.
  • If you request changes to this tour, the advertised rates will likely change.
  • The exact order, contents and rates of this tour is subject to availability.
  • If an accommodation is fully booked, the operator will suggest a comparable alternative.
  • Gorilla tracking permits are subject to availability.
  • This tour is subject to the terms & conditions of Makario Safaris.