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8 Days Tour Of Highlights Of Rwanda

Country: Rwanda
City: Kigali
Duration: 8 Day(s) - 7 Night(s)
Tour Category: Classic Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

Package Itinerary

8 DAYS HIGHLIGHTS OF RWANDA

Day 1: Arrive in Kigali - Rwanda

Arrive at Kigali airport. City tour with possible visit of the  Genocide memorial if time allows.

Medium budget: ChezLando Hotel (BB)  

High budget: Kigali Serena Hotel (HB)

 

Day 2 Kigali - Butare - Nyungwe

Transfer to Butare (Huye) where it is possible to visit the national museum and Nyanza Hill.

Afterwards transfer to Nyungwe Forest.

Medium budget: Gisakura Guesthouse (BB)  

High budget: Nyungwe Forest Lodge (FB)

 

Day 3 Nyungwe Forest

Nyungwe is one of East Africa's largest forests, with 13 monkey species, including chimpanzees.

Make a walk through the forest in search of chimpanzees, monkeys and birds, or do the waterfall trail.

Medium budget: Gisakura Guesthouse (BB)  

High budget: Nyungwe Forest Lodge (FB)

 

Day 4 Nyungwe - Kibuye  - Gisenyi (Lake Kivu)

We drive to Kibuye on the shores of Lake Kivu, where we will have lunch. Afterwards we proceed to Gisenyi, where we will spend the night.

Medium budget: Paradise Malahide (BB)  

High budget: Lake Kivu Serena Hotel (FB)

 

Day 5 Gisenyi - Volcanoes National Park

Relax at the beach in the morning, or go for a nature walk along the shore. In the afternoon we drive to the Volcanoes National Park.

Medium budget:Muhabura Hotel (BB)  

High budget: Le-Bamboo Gorilla Lodge (FB)

 

Day 6 Volcanoes National Park

After breakfast we bring you to the starting point of the gorilla tracking. After the briefing you begin your tracking of the gorillas.

The bamboo forest will drip around you as you first hear the breaking of bamboo signaling the group is near and then you will be face to face with one of the most delightful and fascinating creatures in the world. After an hour's viewing you will make the trek back to the lodge.

Medium budget: Muhabura Hotel (BB)  

High budget: Le-Bamboo Gorilla Lodge (FB)

 

Day 7 Volcanoes National Park - Kigali

Optional activities for today (one activity included): Make a nature walk in the national park, visit the golden monkeys, climb a volcano or visit Dian Fossey's Grave.

It is also possible to make another gorilla tracking, or to visit the Twin Lakes, Lake Ruhondo and Lake Burera.

Medium budget: Muhabura Hotel (BB)  

High budget: Le-Bamboo Gorilla Lodge (FB)

 

Day 8 Volcanoes National Park - Kigali

After breakfast drive to Kigali for your outbound flight

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