Rwanda Highlights

Rwanda Highlights

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Rwanda Highlights

1. Day: Kigali

After arrival at Kigali airport you will be taken to your town hotel.
Overnight at Lemingo Hotel or similar.

2. Day: Kigali – Nyungwe National Park (Full Board)

Morning drive to Butare where we visit the national museum, from there we head on to Nyungwe Nationalpark in Rwanda’s south. Nyungwe is home to 13 different primate und 275 bird species, giant lobelias, giant ferns, 200 types of trees and 100 types of orchids.
Overnight at Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel or similar.

3. Day: Nyungwe Forest National Park – Lake Kivu (Full Board)

Chimpanzee-walk in the national Park. Lunch in the lodge. Drive to Lake Kivu.
Overnight at Cormoran Lodge or similar.

4. Day: Lake Kivu – Ruhengeri (Full Board)

After breakfast drive along Lake Kivu to Gisenyi (northern part of the lake). After lunch we continue our drive to Ruhengeri, the base station for Gorilla Trekkings.
Overnight at Gorilla Mountain View Lodge or Nest Hotel.

5. Day: Volcanoes National Park / Gorilla Trekking (Full Board)

Today we are going to experience the absolute highlight of the trip: a visit to the gorillas! Morning drive to the park administration office at Volcanoes National Park, where you will be split in groups for the hike to a gorilla family. and where you will receive important information  from your guide on how to act and behave around the gorillas. After that drive to the starting point of the hike and walk through thick jungle, guifed by an experienced ranger (depending on the family 1 ½ – 4 hours). After detecting the gorillas you have one hour to stay and take pictures. You will be impressed by the soft giants, an experience of a lifetime. After that we return to the lodge for lunch, the afternoon is at your own disposal.
Overnight at Gorilla Mountain View Lodge or Nest Hotel.

6. Day: Ruhengeri – Kigali (Breakfast)

After breakfast drive back to Kigali where we have a city tour and visit the Genocide Memorial. Transfer to the airport for your flight back or on to other destinations.

  • all transfers in 4×4 vehicles
  • full board during the trip, breakfast in Kigali
  • chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe Forest with permit
  • local, english speaking guides
Not included:
  • gorilla permit in Volcanoes National Park (US$ 500,- per person)
  • beverages during the meals
  • tip for driver, guides and porters in the hotels

Accommodations and program subject to availability!

Prices per person:
1 PAX 2459,- EUR
2 PAX 1670,- EUR
3 PAX 1390,- EUR
4 PAX 1270,- EUR
5 PAX 1210,- EUR
6 PAX 1160,- EUR
Single room supplement 299,- EUR