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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

Pick up from Hotel to Volcanoes National Park

Pick up from Hotel to Volcanoes National Park

On this day, you will meet the Safari Vacations & Travel service driver guide after your morning breakfast who will take you up for the Kigali City Tour. In the land of a thousand hills, our experienced tour guide will take you through the different sites you are interested in visiting while on this Kigali city tour. You will visit Kandt House or Museum of Natural History where Dr. Richard Kandt the first German colonial resident of Rwanda resided. It's a presidential museum that is the residence of two of the former Presidents of Rwanda, the Kigali Genocide Memorial Site commemorating the 1994 Rwandan Genocide.

Kigali is the capital city of Rwanda and the country’s vibrant commercial center with an all-year-round moderate climate allowing you to visit any time of the year. After the city tour, you will be transferred to Volcanoes National Park.

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:
Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Volcanoes NP (Gorillas)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2

Gorilla Tracking Experience in Volcanoes National Park

Gorilla Tracking Experience in Volcanoes National Park

After an early breakfast, you will be picked up by our driver guide who will drive you to the park headquarters for a briefing about the dos and don’ts while on the trek. Note that gorilla trekking begins at 7:30 am you will enjoy the Rwandan hospitality of traditional dances and a hot Rwandan coffee before the beginning of the trek. Depending on the location of the family of gorillas you will trek, the driver guide will transfer you to the start of the trailhead for the allocated gorilla group. The time taken to meet gorillas varies between an hour and several hours depending on their movements in the forest seeking their food. The park authority allows visitors to spend a maximum of an hour with the gorillas. Once this time elapses, you will head back to the ground to relax at your places of accommodation.

Main Destination:
Volcanoes National Park (Gorillas)
Accommodation:
Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Volcanoes NP (Gorillas)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 3

Transfer to Lake Kivu

Transfer to Lake Kivu

On this day, your safari travel guide will pick you up from the hotel and proceed to Lake Kivu for a boat ride on the lake. This is one of the most breathtaking experiences on the Lake as you will be able to view the beautiful Virunga ranges. You'll enjoy swimming on the shores of Gisenyi, Sportfishing among other activities around the area.

Main Destination:
Lake Kivu
Accommodation:
Lake Kivu Serena Hotel
  • Luxury hotel located at Lake Kivu
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 4

Transfer Back to Kigali

Transfer Back to Kigali

On this last day of your tour, a Safari Vacations & Travel Services driver guide will pick you up from the hotel after checkout. Drive by the countryside back to Kigali to end your 4-day safari in Kigali, the land of a thousand Hills.

Main Destination:
Kigali
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • 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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  • This tour is offered by Safari Vacations & Travel Services, 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 are subject to availability.
  • If an accommodation is fully booked, the operator will suggest a comparable alternative.
  • Gorilla tracking permits are subject to availability.