• Key Highlights: Kigali City Tour/Gorillas & Golden Monkeys Treks/Cultural Village & Dian Fossey Museum

Vehicle: 4×4 Safari Landcruiser
Starts: Kigali
Ends: Kigali
Meals: As indicated in the below program outline

a) Recommended hotels/lodges featured in this program – alternatives may be provided per client preference, at applicable rate;
b) *Budget (2star) or 3star options – only on specific booking request


Arrival into Kigali International Airport. Meet & Greet Services, followed by transfer to your Kigali hotel. *subject to Covid-19 protocols
Overnight on Bed & Breakfast basis:
Top-range 5Star: Kigali Serena Hotel www.serenahotels.com
Mid-range, 4Star: Park Inn by Radisson Hotel www.parkinn.com

Morning, orientation tour of Kigali City, including a visit of the Genocide Memorial Museum.
Lunch at the Hotel Mille Collines - featured in the film “Hotel Rwanda”, regarding the 1994 Rwanda Genocide Against the Tutsis.
Afternoon, drive to the Volcanoes Mountains – home to the Mountain Gorillas, for overnight. 94km, 2.5hrs
Overnight on Full-board basis:
Top-range, 5Star: Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge www.governorscamp.com
Mid-range, 4star: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge www.3bhotels.com

Morning, undertake the ultimate once-in-a-lifetime thrilling adventure - Mountain Gorillas Trek, in the volcanoes forest.
After your one-hour audience with your gorilla family, drive back to your lodge – for freshening up and lunch.
After lunch, relax at the lodge – as you re-live the fresh memories of your close encounter with the gorillas.
Late afternoon, visit the Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village (Gorillas Guardians) - for some insights into the transformed lifestyle of these families of former gorilla poachers.
Overnight on Full-board basis:
Top-range, 5Star: Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge www.governorscamp.com
Mid-range, 4star: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge www.3bhotels.com

Another morning in the volcanoes forest, for the Golden Monkeys Trek - trekking the only other member of the primate species, residing in the volcanoes forest.
Freshening up and lunch at the lodge, followed by check-out - ready for your journey back to Kigali.
• But, before exiting the Volcanoes Mountains base town of Musanze, brief stop-over visit of the DIAN FOSSEY MUSEUM.
No Entrance fee, but donations are welcome
Shortly after, bid farewell to the volcanoes mountains region and drive back to Kigali - with onward transfer to the Kigali International Airport for your evening outbound flight.

Important Tips – In preparation for your trek activity
Volcanoes Mountains is a high altitude area of over 2,400 meters above sea level.
It is extremely chilly in the early mornings and evenings - warm clothing is therefore necessary.
While trekking, it can rain unexpectedly – it is necessary therefore to have:
• Water-proof clothing (jacket, with hood + trousers);
• Waterproof Zip-Lock bags for Cameras/Film/Passports/Money, e.t.c.;
• Hand Gloves (warm and water-proof), to keep hands warm and dry, as well as protect from stinging nettles;
• Hiking boots - with good mud-grip are most appropriate, especially in wet weather;
• Gaiters – to protect your trek trouser legs and boots against mud/wetness;
• Small hand/face towel, to wipe sweat off your face during the trek.

Cost Includes

  • •Kigali airport arrival/departure transfers + assistance ;
  • (*VIP Meet & Assist Facilitation in the airport, available on request)
  • •01Night Accommodation in Kigali, on Bed & Breakfast basis ;
  • •Kigali City Tour + lunch on Day 02
  • (Inclusive of applicable Genocide Museum Hall Audio Guide fee)
  • •02Nights Accommodation at the volcanoes, on Full-board basis;
  • •Cultural Village Visit & Dian Fossey Museum at the volcanoes;
  • •Private Transport in 4x4 Safari Land-cruiser + Services of
  • English-speaking Driver-Guide;
  • •Emergency Air Evacuation Cover (excludes hospitalization and
  • medical bills);
  • •Bottled Drinking Water during the safari and while trekking;
  • •All taxes on the services quoted above. Main Quote Excludes
  • •Meals and beverages, other than specified;
  • •Gorillas & Golden Monkeys Trek Permits; (Applicable permit fee is shown separately)
  • •Any other sight-seeing activities or accommodation, other than indicated on the program;
  • •International/Regional airfares & Passport/Visa fees;
  • •Personal and Baggage Insurance;
  • •Excess baggage charges levied by airlines;
  • •Gratuities -Driver-guide/Park Guide/Porters/
  • Hotel Staff, and other conveyance attendants;
  • •Laundry and other items of a personal nature such drinks, telephone calls, e.t.c.;
  • •Costs for anything not specifically mentioned in the listing above, or requested for.

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