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4 Day Safari: Rwanda Gorillas

Rwanda
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Duration

4 Days 3 Nights

Tour Type

Specific Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

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Overview

This 4 Day Rwanda tour takes you to Parc National des Volcans (PNV) in the North of Rwanda
where about 300 mountain gorillas live. There are four habituated gorilla families – Amahoro,
" Group 13", Sabinyo and Susa – each of the groups allows up to 8 participants per day. You can
track gorillas, climb the Visoke volcano, track the golden monkeys or visit the Karisoke
Research Centre, which Dian Fossey the famous primatologist set up, or visit local villages. This
safari starts and ends in Kigali.
 Destination – Parc National des Volcans, Karisoke Research Centre
 Activities – Gorilla tracking, Scenic viewing
 Tailor-Made- We are specialists in personalized, tailor-made travel and your holiday
will be custom-designed to suit your requirements. We are all individuals, so why be tied
to a set group tour or a set itinerary? Our experienced staff can help you design your own
individualized holiday. Explore at your own pace, choose your own style of
accommodation, and include your own choice of sightseeing and activities.
 Accommodation – It is valid and will greatly depend on your budget. We can and will
help you choose from the list when planning your trip. At whatever level, we provide the
very best for our guests. Kubwa Five Safaris reserves the right to substitute equivalent or

superior hotels. If a hotel of equivalent standard is not available Kubwa Five Safaris may
substitute the next best quality hotel or suggest a superior at an extra charge.There is free
Wi-Fi in hotels.
 Transportation – 4×4 Safari Landcruiser / Minivan (up to eight passengers) with pop-up
tops and seven window seats for game viewing. Groups of twelve or more people who
would like to travel in one vehicle are offered 25-28 seat coasters that have about 16
window seats. Our Safari vehicles are well maintained to provide maximum level of
comfort and safety.
 Our Drivers /Guides – We recognize this for a fact! The success of your safari will
largely depend on your driver/guide. It is because of this that we have a great team of
carefully selected drivers /guides, well trained.

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Itinerary

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Day One – Arrival at Kigali

You are personally met by our driver/guide upon arrival at Kanombe (Kigali) airport and
transferred to Hotel des Mille Collines for an overnight stay. (Full Board).
Hotel des Mille Collines, Inaugurated in 1973 as the first grand hotel of the country and receiving globally a lot of attention since the Hollywood movie ’Hotel Rwanda’ in 2004 - Hôtel
des Mille Collines is surely the most famous hotel in Rwanda. Enjoy the location in the central
business district and the breathtaking views over the hills of Kigali. Indulge yourself in culinary
experiences from casual to fine dining, from international cuisine to local signature dishes. See
the city of Kigali go to sleep and awake while you are relaxing in your room or on your private
balcony

Day Two – Kigali to Volcanoes National Park

After a relaxed breakfast, we drive two hours north to Kinigi via Ruhengeri. Enjoy the rolling hills for which Rwanda is famous. Visit Karisoke Research Centre which Dian Fossey, the famous primatologist, set up. Meals and overnight at Gorillas Nest Lodge, (Full Board).
Gorillas Nest Lodge is lodge is situated at the foothill of the Virunga Volcanoes and it takes
about 5minutes to access the park headquarters. The lodge has a standby generator where you
can charge a few of your gadgets. The lodge is adjacent to the entrance of Parc National des
Volcans located in the northern part of Rwanda. It’s surrounded by a grove of trees that offer a calm environment to the lodge. On a sunny day, you will get a beautiful view of the volcanoes.
Its closeness to the National Park makes it an ideal place for gorillas trekking.
Gorilla’s Nest Lodge is a simple stylish accommodation positioned north of Kinigi. Right from the lodge, you can easily access the headquarters Gorillas Nest Lodge is the best place to stay when in Rwanda of Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park. It’s the only place where all treks to see gorillas leave in the morning. The roof of the lodge is grass thatched to keep it African. They
have a fully stocked bar with various drinks, delicious meals are well prepared by an expert chef both local and international cuisine.

Day Three – Gorilla Trekking

We head to Parc National des Volcans to get set to trek gorillas. Gorilla tracking through the
forest, hills, and swamps can be tough, arduous and tiring, sometimes taking up to 8 hours in the
forest. But coming face to face with the great ancestors of man is well worth the effort. Meals
and overnight at Gorillas Nest Lodge, (Full Board).

Day Four – Leave for Kigali

We drive back to Kigali and embark on a city tour visiting the Genocide memorial site and African art and craft markets. Transfer to the airport for your flight.

Included/Excluded

  • Ground transportation, full board accommodation, and en route meals as indicated in the itinerary, one gorilla permit per person to be secured and paid for well in advance, park fees and relevant government taxes, services of an expert guide, airport transfer.
  • Airfares, Visa fees, Personal insurance, Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation, and meals not indicated in the itinerary.

Tour's Location

Rwanda

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