Rwanda Itinerary.

3 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari Itinerary

This is a 3 days Rwanda Gorilla Safari. The safari begins and Ends in Kigali. The safari takes you to Parc National des Volcans found in Rwanda. The Park is known for the four habituated mountains gorilla families that trackers are allowed to visit. Gorilla tracking in Parc National des Volcans is available year round!

Morning arrivals in Kigali. Lunch will be served at Bourbon Coffee Restaurant with orientation. Early afternoon drive to Ruhengeri and the Volcans Gorilla Park. Enjoy the sightseeing en-route in this Land of a Thousand Hills - meandering Rivers, dramatic valleys, colorful markets, farm-land terraces, abundant vegetation and birdlife as you are driven on. Arrive at your hotel / Lodge at 5:00pm for Dinner and overnight

HOTEL / LODGES OPTIONS

  • Silverback Governors Lodge (Luxury Option)FB
  • Gorilla Nest Lodge (Medium option)FB
  • Kinigi Guest House (Budget Option)FB
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0500 Hrs : Early breakfast then depart to the park headquarters. Orientation by Park Rangers including Gorilla Trek formalities.
0630 - 0700 Hrs: Start the trek into the tropical rain forest in search of the habituated gorilla groups. The huge biodiversity, implausible scenery and extraordinary views are also attractions. Return to the hotel / Lodge for late Lunch. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and Overnight.

HOTEL / LODGES OPTIONS

  • Silverback Governors Lodge (Luxury Option)FB
  • Gorilla Nest Lodge (Medium option)FB
  • Kinigi Guest House (Budget Option)FB
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Depart for Kigali. Enjoy a city tour including the market visits, handicraft shops, pottery projects, genocide museum visit. Transfer to Kigali Airport.

Cost: Starting USD 2100.00 per person sharing.
Validity: Year Round (subject to availability of Gorilla permits)

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8 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari Itinerary

Arrive in Kigali. Airport Transfer is provided. Accommodation is reserved including Lunch, Dinner. Overnight Kigali Serena Hotel.

An early morning breakfast then depart by road to Nyungwe forest. On the way visit Nyanza King’s Palace, the National Museum of Butare and the genocide memorial of Murambi. Nyanza was the headquarters of the ancient Rwanda Kingdom before the arrival of the Europeans. The compound has the modern palace constructed by King Mutara in 1934.

It is tastefully decorated with the traditional mats and utensils. The Butare Museum is reputed to be the best ethnographical Museum in East Africa. It is the home of the national ballet-Intore dancers Have lunch at Butare and proceed to Murambi genocide memorial. Dinner and Overnight at the hotel.

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After breakfast enter Nyungwe forest to track the Nyungwe Colobus monkey. A walk in the forest is a whole learning experience conducted by knowledgeable guides well versed in botany, ornithology and interspecies relationship in this forest. Thereafter, return to your lodge for lunch. Dinner and Overnight at the hotel.

After breakfast, enter Nyungwe forest (06:00) to track the chimpanzee. Thereafter return to the Guest House for lunch followed by a drive to Kibuye. Overnight at the hotel.

Distance 213 Km per 6 Hrs driving time. After breakfast, drive to Gisenyi and finally to Kinigi. The drive Kibuye-Gisenyi is via the most beautiful and scenic route in Rwanda. You experience the majestic beauty of this Land of a Thousand Hills. Enjoy a picnic lunch en-route. Dinner and overnight at Hotel.

Breakfast is allowed early morning followed by a drive to Kinigi park headquarters for Gorilla Group & Guide allocation and briefing. This is followed by a drive to the trailheads where hiking and trekking up the hills to the bamboo zone begins. Hiking, trekking and tracking gorillas may take 2-4 hours. Visit with the Gorillas for one hour. Descend to your hotel for lunch. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.

BAfter breakfast, trek the mountains for another memorable experience with the gorillas. Return to the base hotel for lunch. In the afternoon drive to Kigali. Overnight at the hotel.

After breakfast, enjoy a mid-morning City Tour of Kigali city including visit to the Gisozi Genocide memorial museum.

Cost: Staring from US$ 5300.00 per person sharing
Validity: Year Round.

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