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7 Days Gorilla, Bisoke Hiking And Columbus Monkey Safari

Known as the land of a thousand hills, Rwanda’s stunning scenery and warm, friendly people offer unique experiences in one of the most remarkable countries in the world. It is blessed with extraordinary biodiversity, with incredible wildlife living throughout its volcanoes, montane rainforest and sweeping plains.

per adult from

$7,016

NZD

Duration

7 days

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  • What's included :
    • 6x Breakfast
    • 6x Dinner
    • 6x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 6 nights
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Park fees (for non-residents), Gorilla permits (one per person, non-resident).
    • Chimp permits (one per person, non-resident), All activities (unless labeled as optional).
    • All accommodation (unless listed as upgrade), A professional driver/guide.
    • All transportation (unless labeled as optional).
    • All Taxes/VAT, Roundtrip airport transfer, Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section).
    • Entry/Admission - Nyungwe National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Lake Kivu
    • Entry/Admission - Iby'iwacu Cultural Village
    • Entry/Admission - Volcanoes National Park
    What's excluded :
    • International flights (from/to home), Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour.
    • Tips (No tip expected), Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
    • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees.
    • Some meals (as specified in the day-by-day) and Drinks

  • Day 1: Arrival at Kigali International Airport

    Pass By: Kigali City Tower, Kigali Rwanda
    You will be met by our Tours and Travel driver/guide at the Kigali International airport – meets and greeting, comment on the safari then Driving and Overnight at the hotel Muhabura (here for your wish you can choose to sleep in Kigali depending on Time arrived at the airport)

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: muhabura

    Day 2: Kigali – Nyungwe

    Stop At: Nyungwe National Park, Butare Rwanda
    An early morning breakfast is followed by a drive to Nyungwe forest. On the way visit Nyanza King’s Palace, the National Museum of Butare and the genocide memorial of Murambi. Nyanza was the headquarters of the ancient Rwanda Kingdom before the arrival of the Europeans. The compound has the modern palace constructed by King Mutara in 1934.

    It is tastefully decorated with the traditional mats and utensils. The Butare Museum is reputed to be the best ethnographical Museum in East Africa. It is the home of the national ballet-Intore dancers. Have lunch at Butare and proceed to Murambi genocide memorial. Overnight at the hotel.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: hotel muhabura

    Day 3: Hiking, trekking, Colobus trails of Nyungwe

    Stop At: Nyungwe National Park, Butare Rwanda
    After breakfast enter Nyungwe forest to track the Nyungwe Columbus monkey. A walk in the forest is a whole learning experience conducted by knowledgeable guides well versed in botany, ornithology and interspecies relationship in this forest. Thereafter, return to your Guest house for lunch. Overnight at the hotel.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: muhabura hotel

    Day 4: Nyungwe – Kibuye

    Stop At: Lake Kivu, Kibuye Rwanda
    After breakfast, enter Nyungwe forest (06:00) to track the chimpanzee. Thereafter return to the Guest House for lunch followed by a drive to Kibuye. Overnight at the hotel.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: muhabura hotel

    Day 5: Kibuye-Gisenyi-Ruhengeri–Kinigi

    Stop At: Iby'iwacu Cultural Village, Close To the Virunga National Park, Kinigi Rwanda
    Distance 213 Km per 6 Hrs. driving time – After breakfast, drive to Gisenyi and finally to Kinigi. The drive Kibuye-Gisenyi is via the most beautiful providing spectacular views of the tea growing country of Gisovu and Kayove. Brief stops are provided for photography. A four hours drive takes to Gisenyi for lunch and a brief city tour. There after drive for two hours to Ruhengeri and finally Kinigi the base of gorilla tracking. Overnight at the hotel
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: hotel muhabura

    Day 6: Gorillas in the mist

    Stop At: Iby'iwacu Cultural Village, Close To the Virunga National Park, Kinigi Rwanda
    Breakfast is allowed early morning followed by a drive to Kinigi park headquarters for group, guide allocation and briefing. This is followed by a drive to the trailheads where hiking and trekking up the hills to the bamboo zone begins. Hiking, trekking and tracking gorillas may take 2-4 hours. Sight and stay with the Gorillas for one hour. Descend to your hotel for lunch. Afternoon leisure or on a tour of the area, visit lakes Burera and Ruhondo. Overnight at the hotel.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: hotel muhabura

    Day 7: Bisoke hiking Ruhengeri – Kigali

    Stop At: Volcanoes National Park, Musanze Kinigi, Ruhengeri Rwanda
    After breakfast, trek the mountains for another memorable experience with the Volcano. Return to the base hotel for lunch. In the afternoon drive to the airport for your home flight

    Driving distance: 2hrs.

    Activities: end of Service
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    1: Kigali, Rwanda
    2: Kigali, Rwanda
    Traveler pickup is offered
    WE WILL PICK YOU UP FROM KIGALI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTAirports
    • Kigali Intl. Airport, Kigali Rwanda
    Departure Time :
    5:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Diani Travel and Tours

Activity ID: V-155341P5

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