5 days Rwanda gorilla safari

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Trip highlights for the 5 days Rwanda gorilla safari:

This 5 days Rwanda gorilla safari itinerary will take place in Rwanda; arriving and departing via Kigali International Airport. You will visit the Misty Volcanoes National Park home to the Great Apes and take part in the experience of a lifetime trekking the Mighty Mountain Gorillas twice visiting different habituated groups.

Day 1:  ARRIVAL

After you arrive Kigali International Airport, clear with immigration and proceed to the arrivals where you will meet your driver guide who will transfer you to your hotel for overnight stay.

Accommodation: Kigali Marriott Hotel (High-end Accommodation) or Onomo Hotel Kigali (Medium Accommodation)

Meal plan:             B,-,-

Day 2:  KIGALI – MUSANZE / VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK

Breakfast at your hotel, along with your driver guide you will start your drive to Musanze. Lunch and dinner at the Lodge.

Accommodation: Bisate Lodge (High-end accommodation) or Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel (Medium accommodation)

Meal plan:           B,L,D

Day 3:  FIRST GORILLA TREKKING

A very early breakfast at the Lodge, with your driver guide proceed to the park headquarters for Gorilla trekking briefing and thereafter proceed to the starting point; for your amazing adventure. Proceed for your first encounter with the Mighty Great Apes, the Mountain Gorillas in Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. This activity could take between 2-6 hours. Rwanda has 12 habituated groups of Mountain Gorillas all over the Park. You will spend an hour with the Apes, watching the habituated group go about their normal day playing, eating… etc

You will then drive back to your Lodge where you will have lunch and spend the rest of the day relaxing and enjoying their facilities.

Accommodation: Bisate Lodge (High-end accommodation) or Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel (Medium accommodation)

Meal plan:           B,L,D

Day 4:  SECOND GORILLA TREKKING

On this day too after an early breakfast at the Lodge, with your driver guide drive to the park headquarters for Gorilla trekking briefing once again and thereafter proceed to the starting point; for your second encounter with the Mighty Great Apes, the Mountain Gorillas in Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda though you will be trekking a different habituated group from the one you trekked the previous day. Spend an hour with the Apes, watching them go about their normal day playing, eating… etc

You will then be transferred back to your Lodge where you will have lunch and spend the rest of the day relaxing and enjoying their facilities.

Accommodation: Bisate Lodge (High-end accommodation) or Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel (Medium accommodation)

Meal plan:           B,L,D

Day 5:  DEPARTURE

After a relaxed breakfast at the Lodge, you will be assisted with checking out; then you will start your drive to Kigali International Airport to catch your departure International flight.

Meal plan:            B,L,-

Includes:

  • Rwanda Gorilla permits $1,500 per person
  • 4 night’s accommodation with meals as indicated in the itinerary above
  • Activities shown in the itinerary
  • Park fees
  • Services of an experienced English speaking driver guide
  • Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Government taxes

 Excludes:

  • International flights
  • Visas
  • Insurance
  • Optional activities
  • Tips
  • Drinks
  • Items of personal nature
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