An incredible 5-day experience in one of Africa’s newest destinations! For something completely different – Gorilla tracking in Rwanda is an exclusive experience. Fly into Kigali and meet your guide and transfer. Drive to Park National des Volcans for a 3 night stay at Virunga Safari Lodge. Enjoy a day of amazing sights and emotions with Gorilla tracking and take in the scenery. Transfer to Kigali and spend a night at the Serena Hotel, allowing for a guided tour of the city and genocide memorial.
- Gorilla tracking in the Parc National des Volcans
- Intimate magical encounters with these large primate
- Golden Monkey tracking
- Amazing scenery and hiking up volcanoes
- Get an insight into local history on a genocide memorial tour in Kigali
Day 1 : Virunga Safari Lodge
Fly into Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda. On arrival your Volcanoes Safari Guide will be waiting at the airport. After lunch you depart north for the Parc National des Volcans. Enjoy the beautiful rural views from the passenger seat while gradually climbing to the base of the awesome Virunga Volcanoes.
Day 2 : Virunga Safari Lodge
Arriving at Virunga Safari Lodge you are met with the most amazing panoramic views across to the Virunga Volcanoes and Lakes Ruhondo and Bulera. The lodge is set high on a hillside and you feel like you have been transported to another land! 8 bandas provide accommodation for only 16 guests, the lodge has been built to eco-friendly standards.
Day 3 : Virunga Safari Lodge
Tracking these endangered primates is a thrilling experience! Hiking through the thick vegetation, experiencing the sounds of the forest first hand and finally coming across the troop, is something that will be with you for the rest of your life.
Day 4 : Kigali Serena Hotel
Other activities include : Tracking Golden Monkeys and visiting the famous Dian Fossey’s grave. But then its time to travel back to Kigali where you 'll stay at the Kigali Serena Hotel. You could do a city tour and genocide memorial tour without having to rush. This really gives you the opportunity to learn about the country and its turbulent history.
Day 5 : Kigali Serena Hotel
DEPARTURE DAY - The 5 star Kigali Serena Hotel is ideally located in one of Kigali’s most charming boulevards in the centre of town and only 10km’s from the airport. Relax at the swimming pool or do some last minute shopping before your flight.