5 Day Rwanda Gorilla Trip

A Rwanda Gorilla trip and a boat ride on Lake Kivu

Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival -Kigali

Upon arrival at the Kanombe international airport, you will be met by your driver guide for your Rwanda gorilla trip, he will then transfer to the Kigali Serena Hotel. Later in the afternoon, if your arrival date does not fall on Saturday, you will go for a city tour visiting among others the Genocide memorial. Overnight Kigali Serena Hotel

Day 2: Parc Nationale Des Volcans

After breakfast your driver guide will transfer you to Kinigi at the bottom hills of the volcanoes. The guide can arrange for you a nature walk / village walk, dinner and overnight Mt Gorilla View Lodge
Meals included: Brekfast, lunch and dinner

Day 03: Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Tour

After breakfast depart for the park headquarters where the park guides will give you a briefing. After briefing you will embark on your Gorilla tracking tour in Parc Nationale Des Volcans. Tracking the gorillas in the light mountain forest on the slopes of the Virungas is a rewarding experience. 

If you are lucky, tracking the gorillas can sometimes last a few hours but it can also take up to 8 hours before you see them especially if it is muddy and wet. If your gorilla trek finishes early and your are still physically fit, you can take time to explore the beautiful lakes of Bulera and Ruhondo. Overnight Mt Gorilla View Lodge
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 04: 2nd Gorilla Trek -Lake Kivu

A second gorilla tracking chance trekking a different group of gorillas to maximize your gorilla tracking experience. After the gorilla trekking, you will drive along Lake Kivu to the lake shore town of Kibuye. Arrive and check in at the Serena Lake Kivu Hotel. Swimming can be done in the clear waters. Overnight Serena Lake Kivu
Meals included: Breakfast

Day 05: Kigali City Tour - Departure

After breakfast, you will take a boat trip on Lake Kivu exploring the numerous Islands on the lake. Later transfer to Kanombe International Airport in Kigali to connect with your international flight out.
Meals included: Breakfast.

End of Rwanda gorilla trip

Notes: Mnimum age to trek the gorillas is 15 and chimpanzee trek 12. Gorilla permits must be paid in full to confirm the safari and are also non-refundable.

All of our itineraries may be customised to your wish, you may add extra days, change a hotel, or include different tourist attractions.

Contact one of our staff members for free, non-obligation trip plan.

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