4 Day Gorilla Safari Rwanda & Lake Kivu

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Tour Overview
Gorilla safari in Rwanda and Lake Kivu tour – the biggest water body in the country with a very beautiful scenery. This is one of the shortest but very rewarding trips to Rwanda taking you to Rwanda’s best attractions the mountain gorillas and Lake Kivu.

Brief Summary

Day 1: Kigali City Tour – Volcanoes National Park
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking – Visit Twin Lakes
Day 3: Golden Monkey Tracking – Transfer to Lake Kivu – Boat Ride
Day 4: Boat Ride – Departure

Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Airport Pick and Transfer to Volcanoes NP
Pick up from airport by our company tour guide and drive you to Musanze – district where Volcanoes national park is located. Depending on your arrival time, you will have Kigali city tour where you will tour the genocide memorial sites, the national museum, the local markets, have lunch and drive to Volcanoes.
Accommodation: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge / Volcanoes Lodge ( Luxury)
Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge / La Palme (Mid-range)
Muhabura Hotel (Basic).
Travel time: About: 2 Hours.

Day 2: Gorilla trekking in PNV – Tour Twin Lakes
Have an early breakfast report to the Ruhengeri park headquarters as early as 7:00am. After a short drill as regards your expected gorilla tracking conduct is concerned, you will enter the rain forest in search of the mountain gorillas. It is advisable to carry along with you a packed lunch, energy bite and mineral water on this expedition because sometimes tracking can last very long from 1 -6 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas. On locating the gorillas, the experience is so exhilarating and will be well worth the trouble. Spend a maximum of one hour with the gorillas then return to your lodge. In the afternoon if your up for it head out for a village walk and meet locals who live around the park or tour the twin lake of Burera & Ruhondo. Dinner and overnight at your lodge

Day 3: Golden Monkeys racking – Transfer to Lake Kivu
After breakfast, you will report to the park headquarters for another briefing before setting off for the Golden monkey trekking in the jungle forest. Return back to your lodge for lunch and in the afternoon, you will transfer to Lake Kivu. Upon arrival, you can relax at the beach or take a swim in this fresh and bilharzia – free lake.
Accommodation: Lake Kivu Serena ( Luxury)
Palm Gardens Resort / (Mid-range)
Paradise Malahide Hotel (Basic).
Travel time: About: 1 Hours.

Day 4, Boat trip and transfer to Kigali
After breakfast at the Hotel, you will undertake a 2-4 hours launch cruise along the Lake. The cruise will provide you with a spectacular view of the Kibuye and Gisenyi towns. Return for lunch and after, take a short tour around in the fishing villages. Later, you will transfer to Kigali city for dinner and overnight stay at Hotel Chezlando/Step Town Motel/Kigali Serena Hotel

End of Safari

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