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Our 4 Days Gorilla Trekking and Lake Kivu Tour is one of the best safaris in Rwanda tailored to meet your safari expectations while in Rwanda. Stay in extreme luxury hotels and lodges in Rwanda. You will visit Volcanoes National Park for Gorilla trekking in Rwanda and explore Lake Kivu for a boat safari. Contact us to book this Rwanda safari.

4 Days Gorilla Trekking and Lake Kivu Tour

Day 1: Arrival Kigali

Upon arrival at Kigali International Airport, you will be met by a World Africa Journeys company representative, outside the airport arrivals section and transferred to a hotel booked for you in Kigali.

Accommodation Options: Kigali Serena, Kigali Marriot Hotel.

Meals: (Lunch, Dinner).

Day 2: Kigali City Tour – Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Enjoy a city tour of Kigali. The history of Rwanda dates back centuries, Kigali has been a part of it for 100 years. Founded in 1907 as a German settlement, Kigali did not become the capital until Rwanda’s independence in 1962 when it replaced the colonial seat of power in Butare. Visit the Kandt museum, see old Kigali and the craft centres then visit the genocide memorial site. Learn about Rwanda’s history from pre-colonial times to the 1994 genocide; learn about other genocides in the world and how this country has dealt with that past. Tour more and see the new developments in Rwanda; the recovery has been incredible, a testament to humankind’s resilience. Later, depart Kigali and drive to Ruhengeri arriving in time for lunch at Volcanoes National Park.

Accommodation Options: Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge, Virunga Lodge, Mountain Gorilla View Lodge.

Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

Day 3: Gorilla Trekking Experience – Transfer to Lake Kivu

Have breakfast at the lodge and head to the park headquarters for briefing before starting the gorilla tracking activity. Registration is a simple process where the park staff determines which group of gorillas you will visit. The park staff discusses your fitness level and advises you of the trekking times and conditions to the various groups based upon their location in the park the previous evening. There are a total of 88 gorilla permits available each day with a maximum of eight trekkers visiting any one group. Trekking can take from two to six or more hours if the gorillas move before the park rangers locate them the next morning. The guides stop frequently to allow trekkers a chance to rest and take photos along the way.  After the trek, rejoin your driver Guide for a transfer to your lodge/hotel for lunch. After lunch, depart from foothills of the volcanoes and drive to Lake Kivu Serena arriving in the evening. Afternoon at leisure to enjoy optional activities offered at an extra cost.

Accommodation Options: Lake Kivu Serena.

Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

Day 4: Boat Ride on Lake Kivu – Return to Kigali – Departure

You will go on an early morning at boat safari on Lake Kivu. Later depart Eastwards past coffee, tea and banana plantations on a scenic drive to Kigali. Everything and everywhere, sheer green and hanging on the hills; Rwanda truly – land of a thousand fertile green hills. Transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

End of Services.

The 4 Days Gorilla Trekking and Lake Kivu Tour includes:

  • Airport transfers.
  • Accommodation.
  • Meals.
  • City Tour of Kigali.
  • Boat safari Lake Kivu
  • Transport in a 4×4 Land cruiser
  • Services of an English speaking driver-guide
  • One gorilla permit
  • Bottled drinking water while trekking and in vehicle
  • All taxes on the services quoted above

Costs Excludes:

Airfares, Visa fees, Tips, Laundry and other items of a personal nature such drinks, telephone, Personal insurance, Cost for anything not specifically mentioned in the listing above.

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