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Best of Rwanda
Gorilla trekking and Golden Monkey tracking in Parc des Volcans and Chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe.

$1,393

Best of Rwanda

WHAT TO LOOK OUT FOR!!

Primates
Primates: Gorilla trekking and Golden Monkey tracking in Parc des Volcans and Chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe.

Culture
Rwanda´s Genocide Museum, Nyanza, Butare Museum, and Ibyiwatu Cultural

Game Drives
..and walks through Akagera National Park.

Akagera National Park is located in Eastern Rwanda, and is a drastically different environment characterized by swamps and wetlands. Elephants, hippos, and buffalo are common sites on a game drive, and occasionally a lion or leopard as well. For birders Akagera holds special significance as it has a recorded 500 species within the Park boundaries.

Walks through Nyungwe Forest. This ancient forest is one of the largest blocks of Montane forest in East Africa, and holds incredible botanical diversity with over 200 types of trees and a myriad of flowering plants that include the giant lobelia as well as a number of stunning orchids. The forest is home to 13 species of primates including chimpanzees as well as L´Hoest and Colobus monkeys. For the birders among you Nyungwe hosts a recorded 300 bird species, with several Albertine Rift Endemics, the most notable being the great blue turaco.

 

 

Bragging Rights!
Seeing the best of this beautiful country in just 8 days!!

 

Your Program

Day Destination Plan/Activities Accommodation
Day One

 

Kigali

Travel Time: approx 20 minutes

Arrival at Airport in Kigali.

Transfer to a hotel in Kigali

Tour of city can be arranged.

Hotel in Kigali

MEAL PLAN: Lunch and Dinner

Day Two

 Kigali- Akagera National Park in Kigali

approx- 1 hour.

 

 

After breakfast, you will explore Kigali by visiting the Genocide Museum and the crafts village. After lunch, you will proceed to Akagera National Park for two nights, having a game drive as you enter the park before retiring to your lodge in the evening.

 

Two Night stay at Lodge in Akagera National Park.

MEAL PLAN:Breakfast,

Lunch and Dinner

 

Day Three

Akagera National Park Kigali.

approx- 30 mins

Today, explore the park in your safari vehicle or get out and go by foot. Spend the day discovering Akagera before returning to the lodge in the evening.

Stay at Akagera park lodge.

MEAL PLAN:Breakfast and Lunch.

 

Day Four

Akagera – Nyungwe Forest.

approx- 3 hours

 

Today you depart Akagera for Nyungwe for two days. You will have lunch in Butare and stop at the genocide memorial, Nyanza and the Butare National museum, arriving at Nyungwe Forest in the evening.

Lodge in Nyungwe Forest.

MEAL PLAN: Breakfast, lunch

and Dinner.

Day Five

Nyungwe Forest.

approx- 2 hours

Today you will go for chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe Forest

Spend the day in this incredible Forest returning in the evening to your lodge.

Stay at Lodge in Nyungwe Forest.

MEAL PLAN: Lunch and Dinner.

Day Six

Nyungwe – Ruhengere.

approx- 4 hours

This morning you will drive to Ruhengere passing alongside Lake Kivu viewing various islands before arriving at your hotel in the evening. You will need a good night´s rest for the following day´s gorilla tracking.

hotel in Ruhengere.

MEAL PLAN:Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner.

Day Seven

Ruhengere.

approx- 3 hours

Today you set off for gorilla trekking in Parc des Vol-cans. Ascending the slopes of the Virungas, you will be immersed in the dense, lush rain-forest. The vibrant bird-calls and squabbles of the golden monkeys will eventually bring you to the gorillas in their natural habitat, a truly unforgettable experience.

Returning in the afternoon, you can go for the optional Ibyiwatu Cultural group performance, where you will be entertained and learn more about Rwandan culture, music, dance, and drama or take a visit to the twin lakes before returning to the lodge in the evening.

Lodge in Ruhengere

MEAL PLAN: Lunch and Dinner.

Day Eight

Ruhengere-Kigali.

approx- 3 hours

There are so many options to choose from today as you get to decide between a second gorilla trek in the park, or tracking the endangered golden monkeys. You can also choose to visit the grave and final resting place of Diane Fossey and the gorilla cemetery. Later drive back to Kigali to transfer to your hotel or to the airport for your return flight.

Transfer to your hotel in Kigali or Fly out…

Quotation

QUOTE: Prices start from as little as $1,393 p.p. Remember, as we build your perfect safari we can add the bits you really want and remove the bits you don’t to help you manage your budget.

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Travelling in style!

  • All Overland Travel

    A 4×4 vehicle with viewing hatch and driver will be provided for all trips and journeys.

  • Guided Tours

    Our guides are the same professionals, whichever package you choose

  • Accomodation

    Basic but perfectly functional and comfortable hotels and lodges.

  • Meals

    Three meals per day provided by your hotel or lodge.*

  • All Overland Travel

    A 4×4 vehicle with viewing hatch and driver will be provided for all trips and journeys.

  • Guided Tours

    Our guides are the same professionals, whichever package you choose

  • Accomodation

    Comfortable and well appointed hotels & lodges.

  • Meals

    Three meals per day provided by your hotel or lodge.*

  • Overland Travel & flights

    A 4×4 vehicle with viewing hatch and driver will be provided for all trips and journeys.
    Optional Domestic flights.

  • Guided Tours

    Our guides are the same professionals, whichever package you choose.

  • Accomodation

    A choice of luxury hotels and lodges across the country, with 24hour concierge.

  • Meals

    All meals are specially prepared by the first rate chefs at your chosen hotel or lodge.*

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$1,393

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$1,768

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$2,568

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*Unless otherwise indicated on your specific itinerary
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