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5 Days Discover Rwanda & Gorilla Trekking Adventure

Day 1 Kigali city Tours

You will be welcomed by your tour guide and check-in at hotel. Afterwards, we start the Kigali city tour and experience Rwanda and the city during the pre-colonial period, colonial and post-colonial periods i.e. through independence, genocide period and current trends. This is done by visiting different sites in Kigali and its suburbs.

Day 2 Akagera National Park.

Transfer to Akagera National Park: go for a boat ride in the afternoon on Lake Ihema to see crocodiles, schools of hippos and lots of water birds. Alternatively, we can depart Kigali early morning and do the game drive in the morning and boating experience on the next day.  Overnight at Akagera Game Lodge.

Day 3 Game drive.

Game drive (Opportunity to see over 12 species of antelopes, over 525 species of birds including the rare one called the shoe bill stock, papyrus gynolek and the big 5 i.e. Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Buffalo and Elephant) to mention but a few. Explore the pastoralist heritage experience in the afternoon then head to Kigali. Overnight: – Kigali, alternatively drive to Musanze and pass a night there for early morning to the Gorilla Trekks. 

 

Day 4 Gorilla trekking and Buhanga Forest

Depart from Kigali at 5:30 am for Gorilla trekking. A visit to one of the last remaining mountain gorilla families in the world is a once in a lifetime experience. After noon excursion into Buhanga forest (Where all Rwandan Kings were initiated) or drive to the beautiful twin lakes of Ruhondo and Burera. Village walk is a must do on a clear afternoon after your gorilla trekking experience. On this interesting activity you get to know your neighbors in the surrounding village. Our local guide will come and meet you at your hotel where by your driver guide will introduce us to you. We will then drive off for a short while or walk right from there depending on the distance of the hotel from the village trail we are to use. Overnight at a recommended Hotel.

Day 5 Cultural experience.

Visit Kinigi cultural village in Musanze to enjoy the unique dancing lyrics of the Rwandans known as “Batwa”, then go for the thrilling banana and sorghum beer production experiences. Drive back to Kigali for a short bye farewell  and drive to the airport.

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Price for 5 Days Discover Rwanda & Gorilla Trekking Adventure

Price per person includes

  • Park Entrance

  • Gorilla Permit

  • Round airport transfer

  • Professional driver guide

  • All taxes/VAT

  • All accommodations

  • Bottled drinking water

  • All meals

  • Park fees

Price Excludes

  • International flights from home back to home

  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour

  • Personal items, souvenirs, visas and travel

  • Insurance

General Information

Hotels have Wi-fi, self contained rooms.

Meals served are of your choice (Starter, Main course & Dessert)

Transport

Insured Custom build safari vehicles (4WD Toyota Land Cruisers, Safari Van)

You need a yellow fever vaccination

Carry your anti-malarial medicines

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