8 DAYS: RWANDA GORILLA AND WILDLIFE SAFARI

Kigali, the endangered mountain gorilla, Chimpanzee, Rolling Hills.

Day 1: Arrival-Kigali

Meet and greet at the airport and be transported to Kigali the capital of Rwanda to your accommodation. Depending on your time of arrival, have a stroll on the streets of the capital to acclimatize and fit into the Rwandan way.

Dinner and overnight: Five to Five Hotel (BB)

Day 2: Kigali- Ruhengeri PNV

We drive through the city passing through the scenic country of 1000 hills all draped in unending lush green vegetation cover to Ruhengeri the land of the endangered mountain Gorilla. Have lunch at the lodge. We give you time to have some ample rest as you restore your energies for your gorilla trek.

Dinner and overnight: Muhabura Hotel (FB)

Day 3: Gorilla trekking Parc des Nationales volcans (PNV)

Have an early morning breakfast and we are ready to head to the park where we shall also have a cup of coffee or tea just to warm you up. Have a short briefing about your Gorilla trek. Head to the jungle in search for these shy and yet gentle giants. Enjoy every minute of the one hour of viewing the Gorillas when you finally find them. Later, take a visit to the communities that live near the forest. Proceeds from this visit are a direct way of giving back to the community.

Dinner and overnight: Muhabura Hotel (FB)

Day4: PNV-Akagera National park

This scenic drive takes us to the wild side of Rwanda as we meander through the rolling hills that define the land of Rwanda. Very spectacular scenery. Arrive in Akagera where we shall have a game drive. Dinner and overnight: Akagera Game Lodge (FB)

Day 5: Akagera- Nyungwe forest

We shall have an early morning game drive, and which continue to Nyungwe forest a place home to chimps and other primates as well as a birding paradise.

Dinner and overnight: Gisakura Guest House (FB)

Day 6: Chimp tracking-Nyungwe forest

Wake up to the forest melody of chattering birds and other liitle creatures. Go chimpanzee tracking a walk that will take less than 3 hours? Discover the beetles, butterflies and forest birds as we search for the chimps. Later take a walk to the community where we shall know more about the Rwandan tradition.

Dinner and overnight: Gisakura Guest House (FB)

Day 7: Nyungwe- Kigali

Today we leave the forest and head back to Kigali stopping enroute at a genocide memoral place and then continue to the capital. Later in the day we go for a cultural extravaganza as we understand more about Rwanda through dance.

Dinner and overnight: Five to Five Hotel (BB)

Day 8: Kigali-Departure

We shall go for a city tour in the capital, visiting historical and cultural sites not missing the vibrant markets where you can get you self-souvenirs.

Later drop you at the Airport.

COST PER PERSON SHARING ON SAFARI BASED ON BUDGET OPTION

Prices INCLUDE:

• Meals as indicated in the itinerary

• Accommodation as indicated

• All airport transfers

• Services of a professional English speaking guide

• A safari vehicle (4x4) plus fuel

• Mentioned park/entrance fees

• City/Genocide Memorial center tour

• All park entry fees

• Game drive at Akagyera

• Chimp Permits/tracking at Nyungwe

• 1 Gorilla trekking permit per person ($1500 PP)

• community development and conservation project fee

• Drinking water daily while on safari

• All government taxes and levies

Prices EXCLUDE: all items of personal expenditure such as entry visas, tips, telephone calls, laundry, gifts, airport taxes and all alcoholic beverages.

Experiences:
Attractions
Art and History
Farmers Market
Landmarks
Nightlife
Outdoor Activities
Shopping
Workshops
Other
Languages spoken: English
Included in price: • Meals as indicated in the itinerary • Accommodation as indicated • All airport transfers • Services of a professional English speaking guide • A safari vehicle (4x4) plus fuel • Mentioned park/entrance fees • City/Genocide Memorial center tour • All park entry fees • Game drive at Akagyera • Chimp Permits/tracking at Nyungwe • 1 Gorilla trekking permit per person ($1500 PP) • community development and conservation project fee • Drinking water daily while on safari • All government taxes and levies
Not Included in price: all items of personal expenditure such as entry visas, tips, telephone calls, laundry, gifts, airport taxes and all alcoholic beverages.
Refund policy : when the cancellation is done in a period of over 28 days of the safari/tour, 50% of the deposit sent will be refunded. When the cancellation is done in a period between 14 -28 days of the safari/tour, 25% of the payment would be refunded. When the cancellation is done in a period between 7 – 14 days NO REFUND.
Cancellations : when the cancellation is done in a period of over 28 days of the safari/tour, 50% of the deposit sent will be refunded. When the cancellation is done in a period between 14 -28 days of the safari/tour, 25% of the payment would be refunded. When the cancellation is done in a period between 7 – 14 days NO REFUND.
Availability : Through out the Year