08 Days

From USD$2,919.00
 (* budget minimum 2 persons)

Highlights

  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Chimpanzee Tracking
  • Canopy Walk
  • Kigali Tour

Gorilla In The Mist Rwanda 8 Days / 7 Nights

Day 1: Arrival

Our representative will pick you up from your from the airport and transfer you at your hotel in Kigali for Overnight atHotel Chez Lando. BB

Day 2: Kigali – Nyungwe Forest

After breakfast, you will visit 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 Nyungwe Forest Lodge. B.L.D

Day 3: Hiking & Nature Walks

After breakfast enter Nyungwe forest to track the Colobus 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 lodge for lunch. Overnight at Nyungwe Forest Lodge. B.L.D

Day 4: Nyungwe – Kibuye

After breakfast, enter Nyungwe forest (07:00) to track people’s closest relatives ,the chimpanzees. Thereafter return to the lodge for lunch followed by a drive to Kibuye. Overnight at Comoran Lodge. B.L.D

Day 5: Kibuye-Kinigi

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 Mountain Gorilla View Lodge. B.L.D

Day 6: Gorillas Trekking

Early morning breakfast followed by a scenic drive to the 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. Overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge. B.L.D

Day 7: 2nd Gorilla Trekking.

After breakfast, trek the mountains for another unforgettable experience with the gorillas. Return to the hotel for lunch. In the afternoon drive to Kigali. Overnight at Hotel Des Mille Collines.B.L.D

Day 8: Airport Transfer & Departure

After breakfast, enjoy Kigali city tour and later in the afternoon transfer to Kigali international airport for your home flight.

End of Tour!

Rate per person

No of persons Budget Mid-range Luxury
1 Person $1995 $2155 $5500
2 Persons $1860 $2050 $3600
4 Persons 1450 $1750 $3000
6 Persons $1360 $1680 $2950

Included in the Package

  • Ground transport in a 4 x 4 vehicle
  • Fuel for the entire tour
  • English speaking Ugandan driver/guide
  • Park entrance fees
  • Water in the car throughout the tour
  • Accommodation as listed in the program
  • Services of Park rangers and Gorilla guides

Excluded from the Package

  • Airfares into Uganda
  • Entry Visa fees
  • Gorilla trekking permits
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips for guides and lodge staff
  • Airport departure taxes
  • Food and alcoholic beverages
  • All expenses of a personal nature e.g. laundry, souvenirs etc.

LUXURY TRAVEL

  • Accommodation in 4 and 5 Star Hotels and luxury cottages in the park/wild
  • Private and personalized service
  • Gourmet meals and drinks
  • Spas, saunas and massage treatment
  • Stylish modern furnishings
  • Gorilla tracking permits
  • A porter to carry your day-park while Gorilla tracking