Day 1: Transfer from the airport to the hotel.
Upon arrival at Kigali international airport and passing through the immigration process, you will be welcomed by our representative who will, brief you shortly and transfer you to the booked accommodation. Meals – Dinner
Accommodation options: Serena Hotel Kigali or Hotel des Mille Collines (Mid-range) Or Quiet Haven Hotel (Standard)
Day 2: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park. Travel time +2hrs
Today you will be picked at your lodge after completing your morning breakfast and head for a Kigali city tour and visit the Kigali genocide memorial ground, and have lunch before being transferred to Musanze near Volcanoes National Park where you will your dinner and overnight stay. Meals: Breakfast, lunch & Dinner.
Accommodation options: Five Volcano Boutique Hotel (Luxury) OR Le Bamboo Gorilla lodge (Mid- range) OR La Palme Hotel (Standard Hotel)
Day 3: Gorilla Trekking & transfer to Kigali
Early morning cup of coffee, then prepare for the gorilla trekking briefing from the park headquarters and thereafter, you will be briefed before you enter the jungle with your packed lunch to search the shy mountain gorillas and enjoy their life style in their real home. After meeting the gorillas, you can sit around these great apes for a whole hour watching their social life as you take pictures. On a gorilla safari, a reasonable degree of fitness is required as well as walking shoes, packed food and mineral water, insect repellent, sun screen and hut. The gorilla tracking experience takes half or whole day depending on the movements of these primates. After this gorilla tracking experience you will return to your lodge for lunch before hitting on the road to find our way back to Kigali, and later you will be transferred to the airport to catch up with your evening flight. End of service!
This safari package includes:
- Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle
- Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
- 1 Gorilla permits ($1500), per person to be paid in advance
- En-route lunches
- Kigali city tour
- Visit to Kigali genocide memorial ground
- Services of English speaking driver/guide
- 1 liter bottle of mineral water per day per person during safari
The package excludes expenses of personal nature like: covid test fees, Air fare, Visa, drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, porter fee while trekking, personal insurance, personal shopping bills and cigars.