2 DAYS GORILLA TREKKING WITH KIGALI CITY TOUR

Multi-day & Extended Tours in Volcanoes National Park

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For those who are pressed for time who wish to familiarize themselves with the Rwandan capital, our half day city tour is a perfect addition to your Rwanda trip. Learn more about Rwanda's history at  the Historic Museum, visit a bustling craft market, dine at the famous 'Hotel Rwanda', and visit the heart-wrenching Genocide Memorial combining with Gorilla Trekking Experience.
Day 1: Kigali City TourAfter breakfast; meet your tour guide for a wonderful drive and tour through Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda. During this drive, expect to visit the Gisozi Genocide memorial Site (with the remains of the 1994, Rwanda Genocide out Break), some big market centers like Kimironko and several craft shops and stores. Also expect to see a tour through old Kigali to New Kigali most like to call it Vision City *Mille Collines Hotel (Hotel Rwanda) for lunch Kigali city tour will include a stop at the historic 'Hotel Rwanda'. Still a classy hotel to this day, the Mille Collines Hotel offers a delicious buffet lunch including African Food such as Amateke, Ibijumba etc. Meal Plan: Lunch& Dinner Accommodation: Lemigo Hotel or Legend Hotel or 2000 Hotel Day 2: Transfer to Volcanoes national park for Gorilla TrekkingOur driver will pick you from your Hotel or Lodge(after having breakfast or with packed breakfast) at 4:30 am to start on your 116km journey to Volcanoes National park. The journey to Volcanoes national park takes an average of 2-3 hours and on reaching the park offices, you will be briefed by park officers and then assigned to a gorilla group to track. You will then be led into the forest by a ranger guide to track the primates. Gorilla trek may take between 30 mins to 8 hours depending on the movements of the primates. However, upon locating the gorillas, you will then spend 1hr with them. Enjoy the unique adventure and you can take pictures(with no flash).After the 1hr which seems to be like minutes, then we trek back out of the forest and then transfer back to Kigali for your flight back.                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Meal: Plan: Meal Breakfast&Lunch  End of the Tour.   

What’s included

  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Overnight accommodation
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Professional guide
  • Driver/guide
  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Museum fees
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Bottled water

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • DVD (available to purchase)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Gorilla Trekking Permit

Itinerary

Day 1: Kigali City Tour After breakfast; meet your tour guide for a wonderful drive and tour through Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda. During this drive, expect to visit the Gisozi Genocide memorial Site (with the remains of the 1994, Rwanda Genocide out Break), some big market centers like Kimironko and several craft shops and stores. Also expect to see a tour through old Kigali to New Kigali most like to call it Vision City *Mille Collines Hotel (Hotel Rwanda) for lunch Kigali city tour will include a stop at the historic 'Hotel Rwanda'. Still a classy hotel to this day, the Mille Collines Hotel offers a delicious buffet lunch including African Food such as Amateke, Ibijumba etc. Meal Plan: Lunch& Dinner Accommodation: Lemigo Hotel or Legend Hotel or 2000 Hotel  
Day 2: Transfer to Volcanoes national park for Gorilla Trekking Our driver will pick you from your Hotel or Lodge(after having breakfast or with packed breakfast) at 4:30 am to start on your 116km journey to Volcanoes National park. The journey to Volcanoes national park takes an average of 2-3 hours and on reaching the park offices, you will be briefed by park officers and then assigned to a gorilla group to track. You will then be led into the forest by a ranger guide to track the primates. Gorilla trek may take between 30 mins to 8 hours depending on the movements of the primates. However, upon locating the gorillas, you will then spend 1hr with them. Enjoy the unique adventure and you can take pictures(with no flash). After the 1hr which seems to be like minutes, then we trek back out of the forest and then transfer back to Kigali for your flight back.                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Meal: Plan: Meal Breakfast&Lunch   End of the Tour.
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