Amazing gorilla safari experience in Rwanda
Rwanda is a landlocked east African country boasting majestic volcanoes, lush, dense greenery, imposing mountains and spectacular wildlife…
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Rwanda is a landlocked east African country boasting majestic volcanoes, lush, dense greenery, imposing mountains and spectacular wildlife. Nicknamed the ‘Land of a Thousand Hills’, Rwanda has suffered a turbulent history in recent years, but is now entering an economic and environmental resurgence sure to elevate it as a top tourist spot for natural beauty. Where else can you reach dizzying peaks, wade through plush vegetation and monkey around with gorillas? Here’s our definitive guide to the best national parks and reserves in Rwanda.
You will learn about Rwanda's history and also have the once in a lifetime experience spending time with the Mountain Gorillas at the Parc National des Volcans.
Parc National des Volcans;
In the heart of Central Africa, so high up that you shiver more than you sweat, " wrote the eminent primatologist Dian Fossey, "are great, old volcanoes towering up almost 15, 000 feet, and nearly covered with rich, green rainforest - the Virunga’s". Situated in the far northwest of Rwanda, the Volcanoes National Park protects the steep slopes of this magnificent mountain range - home of the rare mountain gorillas - and the rich mosaic of montane ecosystems.
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Please check Kindly check https://www.migration.gov.rw / regarding the Yellow Fever Vaccination.
We strongly recommend that you see your doctor about malaria precautions.
- Airport transfers
- Ground transport per private 4WD land cruiser/safari vehicle
- English speaking driver/guide
- Accommodation in places mentioned in the itinerary
- Meals as described in the itinerary
- Bottled mineral water in the safari vehicle
- Activities and excursions mentioned in the program
- International flight
- Visa for Rwanda
- Items of personal nature
Upon arrival at Kigali international airport, you will be met by driver / guise and you will be transferred to your hotel for an overnight stay at the Flame Tree Village Bed and Breakfast.
Take a city tour of Kigali including a visit to the Genocide Memorial site. Lunch in Kigali. Depart to Ruhengeri the base for Gorilla trekking at the Parc National des Volcans. (2. 5 Hrs) Overnight: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge Full Board.
Breakfast at the lodge. 6:30 transfer to Volcano National Park. 7:00 Registration & briefing for Gorilla visit, here you will be put into groups with other trekkers for a max of 8 people. Drive to start of trek point. After trek, drive back for overnight stay at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge.
Volcanoes National Park - Kigali - Departure (2. 5 Hrs) Today there are optional park activities if time allows. Afterwards, you will enjoy the scenic drive back to Kigali and proceed to the airport for your departure flight Meeting Location + Tour Duration Meeting location: Kigali Airport End location: Kigali Airport for departure or at the customers' hotel in Kigali