5 Day Rwanda Gorillas & Cultural Tour
5 Days Start/End: Kigali Volcanoes National Park (PNV)
This 5 Day Rwanda Gorillas & Cultural Tour will take you to the beautiful scenic place of Rwanda up to the home of rare mountain Gorillas.
- Kigali city tour
- Track Rare mountain Gorillas,
- Hike Bisoke / Visoke volcano
- Track endangered golden monkey,
- Visit cultural village
- boat trip on Lake Kivu see hot springs Gas plant and coffee farms
DAY 1: Kigali city Tour and transfer to volcanoes national park
Start the 5 Day Rwanda Gorillas & Cultural Tour with a city tour, visit Kigali genocide memorial local markets and transfer to volcanoes national park, overnight stay at; FIVE VOLCANOES BOUTIQUE HOTEL/ LE BAMBOU GORILLA LODGE/ MUHABURA HOTEL
DAY 2: Gorilla tracking Adventure & visit cultural village called iby iwacu.
On this day have breakfasts thereafter head out for your gorilla experience in the park which takes approximate 4-5 hour depending on the movements of these gentle giants, you are allowed to be with them for a maximum of one hour once you come across them, when you come back, later go for culture entertainment to iby iwacu village for the banyarwanda community which will bring you the feel that you are in Rwanda. Dinner and overnight stay at DAY1.
DAY 3: Hiking Bisoke/ Visoke volcanic mountain
After early breakfast, report to the park office again, be briefed about the fifth day of the Rwanda Gorillas & Cultural Tour and start your hiking experience on mount Bisoke one of the volcanic mountain with a crater on top interesting to see, later on return visit the twin lakes Ruhondo and burera for scenery view. Then have dinner at your lodge and overnight stay.
DAY 4: Golden monkey tracking, & transfer to Lake Kivu in Gisenyi
Wake and take your breakfast and report to the ranger station ready for Golden monkey tracking. These are species of monkey which are endangered and found in few places along the Albertine rift but habituated to human presence. As soon as you come back, have your lunch then, transfer to Lake Kivu for your dinner and overnight stay at LAKE KIVU SERENA HOTEL, PARADIS MALAHIDE, PALM BEACH RESORT.
DAY 5: Boat cruise & transfer back to Kigali
After your relaxed breakfast, you will go for boat trip on Lake Kivu the largest lake and most beautiful in Rwanda. Here you will visit hot spring, gas plant, as you enjoy the view of the beauty of the surrounding
Hills or go for coffee experience. Later on return you will transfer back to Kigali as you end your trip then be dropped to your hotel or Airport for departure back home.
End of Safari
Included on above are:-
- Airport transfers
- Kigali city tour
- Gorilla tracking permit that costs $1500
- Hiking fees for mount Bisoke
- Golden Monkey permit
- Cultural visit fees
- Transport costs in a 4wd vehicle
- Boat ride on Lake Kivu
- Full time English speaking and knowledgeable Driver/guide
- Accommodation and meals
- Drinking water during the tour
- Government local tax on Accommodation
However the tour excludes:-
- Any domestic or International flights
- Visa fees
- All optional activities
- Medical and travel Insurance
- Tips and gratuities to the guide/driver and hotel staffs.
- Any item not mentioned in the itinerary of personal nature like laundry and beverages, souvenirs and telephone bills.