Miriam
Trip offered by Miriam Travel expert in Rwanda

Trip summary

  • Departure Kigali
  • End Kigali
  • Countries
  • City
  • Theme Safari
  • Travel style Tailor-made travel
  • Accommodation Standard, Superior
  • Flight Excluded
  • Guide Included
  • The tour has met our standards

Description

Discover Rwanda in the heart of Africa with this short but intense safari tour and tailormade holiday. As you travel to the home of mountain gorillas in the Virunga volcanoes, enjoy the scenery of “the thousand hills.” Gorilla trekking is a unique experience looking the eyes of the massive animals. You get to spend up to one hour with gorillas, within five feet of a gorilla.

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Discover Rwanda in the heart of Africa with this short but intense safari tour and tailormade holiday. As you travel to the home of mountain gorillas in the Virunga volcanoes, enjoy the scenery of “the thousand hills.” Gorilla trekking is a unique experience looking the eyes of the massive animals. You get to spend up to one hour with gorillas, within five feet of a gorilla.

Safari Highlights:
•    Gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable forest
•    Iby'Iwacu Cultural Museum

Detailed itinerary

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  • 1
    Transfer to Volcanoes national park
    Day 1
    Transfer to Volcanoes national park

    On arrival at the airport in Kigali, you will be welcomed by a tour representative and transferred to your hotel. Depending on time of arrival, we will take a short Kigali city tour visiting some important sites, Kigali Genocide Memorial, craft centers, Kandt National Museum. Have lunch in the city and proceed to the Volcanoes national park.

    Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
     

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  • 2
    Gorilla tracking
    Day 2
    Gorilla tracking

    Today you will track the gorillas in their natural habitats of the Virunga. The rainforest is dense with boundless scenic and photo opportunities. The forest is home to different primates, birdlife, and butterflies – this is a memorable experience.
    Tracking gorillas can take anything between an hour or several hours before locating them depending on their location. In case the activity is finished in the morning, there is an option of visiting the Batwa – an indigenous tribe that lived in the forest or a visit to the twin lakes.

    Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

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  • 3
    Departure
    Day 3
    Departure

    Today is the end of your safari. After breakfast, your guide will transfer you to Kigali to return to your hotel or take your flight.

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  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes

    • Gorilla tracking permit
    • Ground transport
    • Bottled water in the safari vehicle
    • Full board accommodation
    • Service of an English-speaking driver guide
    • All mentioned activities except for the optional ones
       

    Price does not include

    • Extras at the accommodation i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
    • Tips to porters and driver/ guide
    • Insurance
    • Flights

    Availability of accommodation, permits, and activities not guaranteed until confirmation.