12 Days Rwanda Classic Safari

Rwanda Classic Safari (Luxury)

Day 1: Arrival
Our representative will meet you at Kigali International airport, and then transfer you to your hotel in Kigali. Overnight at Kigali Serena Hotel B.B


Day 2: Kigali – Nyungwe
Begin your safari from Kigali heading to Nyungwe National Park passing to Butare where you will museum. After Butare, we head to Gikongoro where you will visit the Murambi genocide memorial center. Break for lunch and later proceed to the Nyungwe forest. Dinner and Overnight at Nyungwe Forest Lodge. B.L.D

Day 3: Chimpanzee Tracking
After breakfast, visit the forest for chimpanzee tracking sessional experience. After lunch, visit the Gisakura tea factory. Dinner and Overnight at Nyungwe Forest Lodge. B.L.D
Day 4: Nyungwe- Canopy Walk
Walk on the African Highest Canopy or go for nature walk into the forest as well as to the waterfalls in the morning. After lunch, you will go for Colobus monkeys trek. Dinner and Overnight at Nyungwe Forest Lodge. B.L.D

Day 5: Nyungwe – Kibuye

At 700hrs depart Nyungwe forest to Kibuye. The drive is about 5 hours with breathtaking hilly views of the land of the thousand hills. Dinner and Overnight at Cormoran Lodge. B.L.D

Day 6: Kibuye – Gisenyi
Transfer to Gisenyi by speedboat where you explore the wonderful views of different islands on Lake Kivu. Dinner and Overnight at Lake Kivu Serena Hotel. B.L.D

Day 7: Gisenyi
Relaxing day on Kivu Serena beach. After Lunch, proceed to Ruhengeri with a visit to  Ibyiwacu Cultural Village. Ibyiwacu Cultural Village gives you a rare chance to meet local people, in their environment, with a taste of our culture and traditions. The community you visit will genuinely welcome you as a special guest while they proudly present to you aspects of Rwandan traditions and beliefs. This will truly be an experience of a lifetime. Dinner and Overnight at Virunga Lodge. B.L.D

Day 8: Gorilla Trekking
Transfer to Virunga National park headquarters for gorilla briefing and then get assigned to your specific gorilla group. Follow your ranger and enter the Virunga forest for your gorilla trek. Once you are with the mountain gorillas, you will be allowed to spend one hour with them while you take pictures and videos. Return to the lodge for a hot lunch. Dinner and Overnight at Virunga Lodge. B.L.D

Day 9: Golden Monkey Trekking
Report to theORTPN Office at 7:00hrs for a short briefing. Visit of golden monkeys and return to the lodge for lunch. Depending on how you feel, in the evening you will visit the Twin lakes Burera and Ruhondo or stay at the lodge relaxing. Dinner and Overnight at Virunga Lodge. B.L.D

Day 10:Musanze -Akagera

Early transfers to Akagera via Kigali have lunch and drive to national Park then cruise on Lake Ihema in the afternoon. Overnight at Akagera Lodge.B.L.D

Day 11: Akagera – Kigali
Game drives in the park and explores the best of Eastern Rwandan Park, after lunch transfer to Kigali. Overnight at Kigali Serena Hotel. B.L.D

Day 12: Kigali City Tour
Excursion in Kigali town, visit the local craft markets and late in the evening drive to Kigali international airport in time for your flight back home.
End of Tour!

Price from $3,289 (*Minimum 2 Persons)

Price Quotes Includes

Airport transfers
Ground transport per 4WD safari vehicle
English speaking driver/guide
Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary, based on double room
Three meals a day, apart from where it is mentioned (B&B)
Mineral water in the safari vehicle
Park entrance fees
Gorilla permit (USD $1,500 per permit in Rwanda)
Ranger fees
Golden Monkey Permits
All mentioned activities except for the optional ones

Price Quote Excludes
International flight
Local flights
Visa (USD $50 per person)
Meals and drinks not mentioned
Items of personal nature
Tips & laundry service
Christmas supplement

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