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Rwanda Gorilla safari

$ 2,250.00

4 Day Rwanda Gorilla safari

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Product Description

Day 1 – Kigali
Upon arrival at Kigali International Airport, our representative will meet you outside the airport arrivals section transfer you to your hotel.

Overnight at Kigali Serena BB

Day 2 – Kigali/Volcanoes National Park
Enjoy Breakfast at the hotel.
Enjoy a City Tour of Kigali. (Cost of city tour included)
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.

Enjoy Lunch in Kigali.

Later, depart Kigali and drive to Ruhengeri. Approximately 2.5 hrs arriving in the early evening at the Volcanoes National Park HQs

In the evenings, Optional Intore, Cultural Dancers troupe will spice your stay with memorable Rwandan dances. (At an extra cost per person)

Overnight at Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge (LDBB)

Day 3: – Volcanoes/Lake Kivu – Gorilla Trek
Enjoy Breakfast at the lodge.
0700 hrs: 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.

Once the trekkers are put into groups, each group’s Lead Guide briefs the trekkers of the trekking procedures as well as the “do’s and don’ts” while in the presence of gorillas. After the briefing, trekkers return to their respective vehicles for the drive up the mountain to the starting point.
Trekking can take from two to six or more hurs 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 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.

Overnight at Lake Kivu Serena (DBB)

Day 4: –Lake Kivu/ Kigali / Departure
Enjoy Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy early morning at leisure to enjoy optional activities. 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 (Approximately 3 hrs).

Transfer to the airport for your departure flight



Low Season*
$2195
Land only per person based on sharing

  • Based 5 – 6 $ 2195
  • Based on 3 – 4 $ 2395
  • Based on 2 $ 2795
  • Single Supplement $ 350

Shoulder Season*
$2535
Land only per person based on sharing
  • Based on 5 – 6 $ 2535
  • Based on 3 – 4 $ 2735
  • Based on 2 $ 3125
  • Single Supplement $ 595

High Season*
$2750
Land only per person based on sharing

  • Based 5 – 6 $ 2750
  • Based on 3 – 4 $ 2950
  • Based on 2 $ 3335
  • Single Supplement $ 650


Note: Gorilla permit is note included in the safari cost. The permit is us$ 750 per permit (Subject to change)

Low Season: 1st April to 31st May
Should Season: 1st January – 31 March | 1st November – 14th December
High Season: 1st June – 31 October | 15th December – 31st December

Additional Information

OVERVIEW

Get as close as possible to the wild nature, this trip takes you to Rwanda’s forest to track the gorillas, an activity that will take you 1-8 hours depending on the movement of the apes in their natural wild.

DEPARTURE

Guaranteed Departures with a Minimum of 2 persons

ACCOMMODATION

Kigali: Kigali Serena
Volcanoes National Park: Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge
Lake Kivu – Gorilla Trek: Lake Kivu Serena

INCLUSIONS

• Airport transfers and assistance
• Accommodation in Kigali on bed and breakfast
• Accommodation at Lodge /hotel on Full board
• Accommodation at Lake Kivu on half board basis
• City Tour of Kigali
• Private transport in a 4×4 Land cruiser
• Services of an English speaking driver-guide
• Arrange gorilla permit (Cost given separate from Per person cost- Subject to change)
• Bottled drinking water while trekking and in vehicle
• All taxes on the services quoted above

EXCLUSIONS

Extra stay pre/post tour
Tips and Gratuities
International or Domestic Flights, Visa Fees and all Personal Expenses such as Drinks, Laundry, Telephone, tips to hotel staff, gratuities to Driver/Guide etc
Travel Insurance – we strongly recommend that comprehensive travel insurance be purchased for the duration of your journey to protect against any missed or delayed flights, illnesses etc that may cause
Any expense not expressly specified above.

QUESTIONS

Should you have any further questions, please call 1888-887-1688 or 647-483-9088 for assistance or chat online with us.

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