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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

Arrival at Kigali International Airport and Transfer to your Hotel

Arrival at Kigali International Airport and Transfer to your Hotel

Upon your arrival at Kigali International Airport, you will meet our driver guide who will greet you in the style of welcoming you before you head to your hotel. If you arrive in the morning time, we will proceed with a short Kigali city tour and visit Kigali Genocide museum.

Main Destination:
Kigali
Accommodation:
Lebanon Hotel
  • Mid-range hotel located in Kigali
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Non-alcoholic drinks

Day 2

Transfer to Nyungwe national, Canopy walk

Transfer to Nyungwe national, Canopy walk

After an early breakfast, our driver will pick you from your hotel and drive straight about 5hours towards Nyungwe national Park, after your lunch at Kitabi Eco center, you will start walking and experiencing the canopy walk in the highway of Nyungwe National park.

Main Destination:
Nyungwe National Park (Chimps)
Best Time To Visit June to September (Dry weather, best chimp trekking)
High Season June to September (Popular gorilla trekking time in Volcanoes NP)
Best Weather June to October (Sunny, but not too hot)

Wildlife in Nyungwe NP

Accommodation:
Kitabi Eco Center
  • Budget lodge located just outside Nyungwe NP (Chimps)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Non-alcoholic drinks

Day 3

Nature walk (55km) and transfer to Karongi

Nature walk (55km) and transfer to Karongi

After your breakfast, you will start hiking the Umuyove trail. The trail has a stunning view that lets you explore the beauty of nature and connect you with it. Along the trail, you will spot different bird species such as Rwenzori Turaco, Rwenzori-Batis…, colorful flowers, and waterfall while you can have a chance to see some monkeys. Then later you will get transferred to Kibuye along Lake Kivu.

Main Destination:
Nyungwe National Park (Chimps)
Accommodation:
Golf Eden Rock Hotel
  • Budget hotel located at Lake Kivu
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Non-alcoholic drinks

Day 4

Go to respond to the calling Islands and transfer to Rubavu

Go to respond to the calling Islands and transfer to Rubavu

After your breakfast, take a boat to the Islands in Lake Kivu and start exploring the beauty that the Lake has to offer in real life. You will hike for some minutes to the top of Amahoro Island. Along your way, you will be welcomed by bats, monkeys, and the fresh air, which will make your experience very meaningful. Later, you will get transferred to Rubavu and check in at Nirvana Hotel.

Main Destination:
Karongi (Town)
Accommodation:
Nirvana Heights Resort & Spa
  • Mid-range hotel located in Rubavu (Lake Kivu)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Non-alcoholic drinks

Day 5

Mount Rubavu hike and transfer back to Kigali

Mount Rubavu hike and transfer back to Kigali

After your breakfast, go hike on Mount Rubavu, one of the beautiful mount in Rubavu city that will let you explore the Rubavu landscape and sceneries. It takes about 2 hours to hike it and while on the top, you will get chance to view on one time the city of Rubavu and Goma, normally called the twin cities and Lake Kivu. Along your way, you will see different bird species and meet local community. Later on, you get transferred to Kigali to fly back to your home.

Main Destination:
Rubavu (Lake Kivu)
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Non-alcoholic drinks

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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  • This tour is offered by Empirical Tour and Travel, not SafariBookings.
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