9 Days Programme - Rwanda Tour - (Gorillas and Chimps)

-Designed to give you first hand Rwandan experience
- Can be customized to suit your travel aspirations and needs

per adult from

$5,314

NZD

Duration

9 days

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  • What's included :
    • 8x Breakfast
    • 8x Dinner
    • 9x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 6 nights
    • Entry/Admission - Kigali Genocide Memorial
    • Entry/Admission - National Museum of Rwanda
    • Entry/Admission - Nyungwe National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Lake Kivu
    • Entry/Admission - Virunga National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Volcanoes National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Iby'iwacu Cultural Village
    • Entry/Admission - Congo Nile Trail
    • Entry/Admission - Kigali City Tower
    What's excluded :
    • Use of Trikke

  • Day 1: Kigali City Tour

    Stop At: Kigali Genocide Memorial, KG 14 Ave, Kigali Rwanda
    Picked up at the Airport by our Driver guide, our private car will drive you to the Hotel for luggage’s deposit. Afterwards, we will drive you to the city tour trip. Trip to the top of Mt. Kigali for views of the city and the countryside, a milk bar, Richard Kant House visit, a neighborhood market, Arts work visit, a great Rwandan lunch, the best coffee around, a neighborhood walk and ends at the Kigali Genocide Memorial. Our tour ends around 2:30pm at The Kigali Genocide Memorial. Our driver and vehicle will wait with you until 5pm (when the memorial closes) for those interested. We highly recommend visiting the Memorial. There is also an option to get a ride back to your hotel at 2:30pm for those not interested in visiting the Memorial.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at your Hotel in Kigali ( 3 Star Hotel).

    Day 2: Transfer to Nyungwe

    Stop At: National Museum of Rwanda, RN1/Road to Nyanza The museum actually is situated in the town of Nyanza, Butare Rwanda
    Depart from Kigali; en-route visit some historical sites on the main road like Kamegeri's rock, Nyanza King Palace, National Museum of Rwanda. Overnight at Gisakura Guest House.
    Duration: 8 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Gisakura Guest House

    Day 3: Nyungwe National Park

    Stop At: Nyungwe National Park, Butare Rwanda
    Early breakfast (4:45am); then drive to the chimp trekking point. After trekking, you may go for the Canopy Walkway follows. This is 50 meters above the ground level, and 200 meters long. The dizzying platform is above a steep and deep valley across a massive forest. The hanging platform which allows visitors to view different animal species in Nyungwe forest spreads over hundreds of square meters and will allow visitors to be at the "eye-to-eye level" with different primate species, and many bird species, all of which are fond of inhabiting the upper scales of the forest.
    Duration: 10 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Gisakura Guest House

    Day 4: Transfer to Karongi

    Stop At: Lake Kivu, Kibuye Rwanda
    Boat drive and Napoleon's hut and Amahoro "Peace" Islands experience as well as environmental museum are the best activities to do here. Enjoy fish and potatoes.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Karongi

    Day 5: Transfer to Musanze with Visits to Twin Lakes

    Stop At: Virunga National Park, Goma Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Transfer to Musanze. En-route visits the twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo. Overnight at recommended hotel.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a recommended hotel ( 3 Stars)

    Day 6: Gorillas Trekking

    Stop At: Volcanoes National Park, Musanze Kinigi, Ruhengeri Rwanda
    Early breakfast (5:30am); start gorilla trekking procedures at 7:00am at the park headquarters. After gorilla trekking, refresh and for a courtesy visit to Karisoke Research center
    Duration: 8 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a recommended Hotel ( 3 Stars)

    Day 7: Cultural Experience

    Stop At: Iby'iwacu Cultural Village, Close To the Virunga National Park, Kinigi Rwanda
    Banana and sorghum are some of our staple Food products in Rwanda and they are used in different ways i.e.as food, local beer/drinks and very im-portant in the cultural practices most especially during our traditional weddings ceremonies, settling of disputes between community members, bonding relationship between different families etc. Rwanda has four common species of banana plants and each species of banana plant has got unique uses and value. Practically, you will learn and understand while in the field. Sorghum production is quite complicated but made simple to experience and really a thrilling experience.
    Duration: 5 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 8: Transfer to Rubavu

    Stop At: Congo Nile Trail, Avenue de l'Independance, Rubavu Rwanda
    Transfer to Rubavu, Gisenyi, Do Tea factory at Pfunda Tea Factory. Drive around Gisenyi town as we head to Rubona fishing village to experience the lifestyle of fishermen and also watch the hot springs. Swimming is optional in the lake. Overnight at your Hotel
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 9: Transfer to Kigali

    Stop At: Kigali City Tower, Kigali Rwanda
    En route from Gisenyi, guests will visit different touristic places accordingly mainly the Kirenge Cultural Village in Rulindo District. Before reaching Rulindo, visitors will have an opportunity to see coffee plantations in Gakenke District. En route do shopping. Check arts market for more souvenirs.and transfer to the Airport.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Any other location ( Hotel or Home)
    Departure Time :
    7:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 3 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by New Horizon Tours and Services

Activity ID: V-61451P4

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