CLASSIC RWANDA JOURNEY *12 DAYS
THIS TOUR IS THE PERFECT OFF THE BEATEN PATH TOUR IN RWANDA AND TAKES YOU TO SOME OF RWANDA BEST KEPT SECRETS. DURING THIS TWELVE-DAY TOUR YOU WILL VISIT KIGALI CITY, VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK, BUHANGA ECO PARK, NYUNGWE FOREST NATIONAL PARK, KIBUYE AND AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK. KIGALI CITY IS THE GREEN HEART OF AFRICA WITH BEAUTIFUL VIEWS BUT ALSO AN INTENSE HISTORY. VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK IS ARGUABLY THE BEST PLACE IN THE WORLD TO OBSERVE THE CRITICALLY ENDANGERED MOUNTAIN GORILLAS. YOU CAN ALSO BOOK AN ADDITIONAL GOLDEN MONKEY TREK DURING THIS TOUR OR YOU MIGHT BE LUCKY AND SEE THEM WHILE TREKKING TO THE GORILLAS. BUHANGA ECO PARK IS THE SACRED FOREST OF RWANDA. NYUNGWE FOREST CONTAINS THE LARGEST MONTANE RAINFOREST IN AFRICA. KIBUYE IS A SMALL TOWN IN RWANDA AND IS KNOWN FOR ITS HISTORY DURING THE GENOCIDE. AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK IS THE BEST NATIONAL PARK IN RWANDA TO SEE THE BIG FIVE INCLUDING THE RHINO AND LIONS.
Best Time to VisitJune to September (General wildlife viewing is best)
ALL JOURNEYS ARE SAMPLE ITINERARIES WHICH WILL BE CUSTOMIZED TO YOUR NEEDS AND PREFERENCES. PRICES ARE INDICATION PRICES FOR AN ADULT ON SHARING BASIS. ACTIVITIES, EXTENSIONS OR SPECIAL EXPERIENCES CAN BE ALL ARRANGED ACCORDINGLY.
PRICING BASED ON ACCOMMODATION LEVELS:
PER PERSON TWO SHARING FROM
BRONZE $ 1,000
SILVER $ 1,000
GOLD $ 1,000
PLATINUM $ 1,000
R86 EMERALD VIP CLUB
PRICING ON REQUEST
*All journey prices are per person based on double occupancy or single occupancy unless otherwise noted, are subject to change without notice and do not include airfare. Prices according to low season. Optional activities are at an additional cost. All prices and fares are quoted in U.S. dollars.
MIN AGE 12+
SUITABILITY - MODERATE LEVEL
PRIVAT OR BUBBLE JOURNEY
DEPARTURE ANY DATE
BEST TRAVEL SEASON: JUNE - SEPT
HIGH SEASON: 23 JAN - 29 MARCH
JOURNEY TYPE: PRIVATE GUIDED TOUR
JOURNEY THEME: CULTURAL IMPRESSION
EXPLORING KIGALI CITY
In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel and you will enjoy a full day city tour in Kigali including a visit to the genocide museum and mille colline, the local markets and the natural history museum. After an intense day, you will head back to the hotel for relaxation and overnight.
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF THE RWANDESE
Today you will visit different NGO's operating in Rwanda, many which emerged to address the needs of survivors from the genocide. In the afternoon you will transfer to Musanze and check-in at your lodge for dinner and overnight.
MEET THE GORILLAS
After breakfast, you will head to the park headquarters and after a safety briefing and more information about the gorilla family you will visit, you will start trekking. Once you get to the gorilla family you will have approximately one hour to spend with them.
IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF DIANA FOSSEY
Early morning you will trek to the tomb of Diana Fossey. It is one of the most popular safari activities while visiting volcanoes national park and affords good views of forest hogs, forest elephants and a variety of primates and bird species.
NATURE WALKS IN BUHANGA ECO PARK
Today you will go for a nature walk in buhanga eco-park. Buhanga eco the park has been a sacred forest where the Rwandese kings performed initiation ceremonies.
SCENIC NYUNGWE FOREST NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast, you will depart towards one of Rwanda's most special national parks. You will visit the Murambi genocide memorial on the way. In the evening you will head to your lodge for dinner and overnight in Nyungwe forest national park.
COLOBUS MONKEY TREKKING IN SCENIC NYUNGWE FOREST NATIONAL PARK
In the morning you will head into the dense forest to track down the colobus monkey. You will also be able to go for a canopy walk in the forest. It will be an unforgettable day surrounded in the montane rainforest and the primates of the national park.
CANOPY WALK-IN KIBUYE
In the morning you will transfer to Kibuye and you will go for the 160-meter canopy walk. You will overnight near Kibuye.
KIBUYE CITY TOUR
Today you will visit Kibuye town and visit the Bisesero genocide memorial. The memorial is home to stunning scenery and a stirring genocide memorial. The tour will end with a visit to st. Pierre. You will return to your accommodation for lunch and relaxation in the afternoon.
BIG FIVE ADVENTURES IN AKAGERA
Today you will transfer to Akagera national park, the park is the most famous park in Rwanda to see the big five. In the afternoon you will enjoy a sunset boat ride on Lake Ihema.
BIG FIVE ADVENTURES IN AKAGERA
Today you will go for a game drive but also get to meet and talk to the rangers, anti-poaching patrols and community projects. It's a fascinating insight into the often very political world of modern wildlife conversation in east Africa and the day-to-day running of a protected zone.
BACK TO THE CITY
After breakfast, you will start your game drive en-route to the park gates and drive back to Kigali and upon arrival, you can go for some arts and crafts shopping and lunch before heading to the airport or your hotel.
All relevant Government taxes
Kigali & Kibuye city tour
Nyungwe Forest Gorilla permit
Water in the vehicle for all overland sectors
Services of a qualified English-speaking Driver Guide
Meals as showed in the itinerary
Accommodation as shown in the itinerary
Arrival and departure airport transfers as per itinerary.
Flight Ticket Fare
Tips while on the safari
Language guide service (Mandarin, Cantonese, French, Spanish, German)
- Add ons activities
- Add ons services
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- add on domestic flights
Others not mentioned in the safari Itinerary
mandatory flying doctors insurance
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