5 Days Gorilla Safari & Lake Kivu

5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari to Volcanoes and visit Gisenyi lake Kivu to relax after a tough gorilla trek. This tour also takes to explore Rwanda’s beautiful culture

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park
You will be received and welcomed by our company representative at Kigali International airport who will later transfer you to Volcanoes National Park, in Musanze province. Upon arrival, take a guided walk to the neighboring villages, volcanoes Or even visit the twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo. Dinner and overnight rest at Muhabura Guest House / The Garden Place (Budget), Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge / Davinci Gorilla Lodge (Mid-range) , Five Volcanoes Gorilla Lodge / Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury

Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking and Iby’wacu Cultural Visit
Upon rising, enjoy breakfast and report at the Kinigi park offices and engage in a morning briefing on the gorilla trekking code of conduct provided by the Park Warden. After this, embark on your gorilla trekking expedition; once you locate the amazing creatures, enjoy an hour with them before retrieving the starting point, to meet your guide for your return to the lodge. Have lunch and later take a visit to the Iby’wacu Cultural Village for Cultural entertainment and enrichment. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.

Day 3: Golden Monkeys Tracking and Transfer to Lake Kivu
Upon waking up, enjoy your morning coffee and retrieve the kinigi park offices for pre-tracking briefing on the code of conduct when tracking for the shy and playful golden monkeys. Later embark on your amazing adventure, return midmorning from your hike, have lunch, and get ready for your transfer to Lake Kivu; driving via Butare to Gisenyi province, enjoy the wonderful views of the country side covered in rolling hills. Dinner and overnight at Dinner and overnight at L. Kivu Serena Hotel (Luxury), Malahide Hotel (Mid-range) Le Palme Lodge (Budget)

Day 4: Full Day Boat Ride to Lake Kivu Islands
Upon rising, enjoy breakfast and engage in wonderful boat rides to some of Lake Kivu’s Virgin Islands, Napolean’s Hat Island, as well as the Nyamirundi Island – the renowned coffee manufacturing industry. While at Nyamirundi, learn the various steps through which Rwanda’s finest coffee is brought to table. Dinner and overnight at at L. Kivu Serena Hotel (Luxury), Malahide Hotel (Mid-range) Le Palme Lodge (Budget)

Day 5: Departure
Have breakfast at leisure and get ready for your transfer back to Kigali for drop off at the airport for departure flight. Though with an early arrival, you may engage in a Kigali City tour to the Gisozi Genocide Memorial Site, local shops and market centers before proceeding with the drive to airport/ hotel.

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