6 Day Safari Holiday

Rwanda Tour

Holiday Includes

  • TBA

Holiday Excludes

  • TBA

Itinerary

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About This Holiday

6 DAY / 5 NIGHT NYUNGWE & VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK TOUR

Gorilla trekking, Golden Monkeys, People & Culture

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Itinerary

KIGALI ARRIVAL

  • Arrival of your flight at Kigali International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by our representative outside customs and immigration hall, Safari briefing then introduction to your driver guide.
    Transfer to Kigali Serena Hotel for check in. (10-15 minute drive)

  • Dinner and overnight stay.

KIGALI SERENA HOTEL (HB I.e. Dinner, Bed and Breakfast)

NYAMIRAMBO WOMENS CENTER AND GUIDED WALK TOUR/ TRANSFER TO VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK(2hrs30 minutes drive)

  • Breakfast at the hotel you will be assisted in checking out, 09h20: Proceed to Nyamirambo sector, one of the oldest quartiers in Kigali.
  • 10h00: The guided walk starts
    This is the biggest and most vibrant township in Rwanda, which is the oldest area in Kigali. The tour has a wealth of historic and cultural experiences to offer the enthusiastic visitor. Get a firsthand experience of urban life in Kigali, while contributing to local women’s development. The tour gives an insight to visitors about the everyday life, social events, trade and struggles of a variety of different cultural and religious groups that live in this crowded lively neighborhood.

  • 12h00: Lunch at Heaven Restaurant
    The Kigali Memorial exists is a permanent memorial to those who fell victim to the genocide in 1994. It deals with a topic of international importance, with farreaching significance, and is designed to engage and challenge an international visitor base. Here you will be able to visit the three permanent exhibitions, the largest of which documents the genocide and pay tribute to the victims of the genocide.

  • 15h00: Proceed to Volcanoes National Park. Arrive and check in at Bishops House.

  • Evening is at leisure, dinner and overnight stay.

BISHOPS HOUSE (FB lunch at Heaven Restaurant and Dinner, Bed and Breakfast) Included in the rate: all soft drinks, local beers, house wine, and laundry services

VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK (GORILLA TREKKING)/GORILLA GUARDIAN VILLAGE VISIT

  • 06h30: After an early breakfast at the house, proceed to the park headquarters in time for Gorilla Trek briefing at 07h00. You will then be transferred to the start point of your guided walk that begins at 08h00.
    Volcanoes National Park protects the steep slopes of this magnificent mountain range and is the home of the rare mountain gorilla and the rich mosaic of montane ecosystems, which embrace evergreen and bamboo forest, open grassland, swamp and heath, but the high point will be spending an hour with the remarkably peaceful gorillas despite their size and appearance as they go about their daily life, feeding, playing, resting and raising their young.

After trekking, you will drive to the house for your lunch.

  • 16h00. arrive and visit the Gorilla Guardians village for a cultural experience.
    This is changing the traditional perception of what constitutes tourism by turning fate into fame through sharing various aspects of rural cultures and livelihoods into tourist attractions and creating income-generating activities for rural poor people that have reformed from living on bush meat and poaching for generations.

  • Return to the House.

BISHOPS HOUSE (FB ) Included in the rate: all soft drinks, local beers, house wine, and laundry services

ROAD TRANSFER TO NYUNGWE NATIONAL PARK(6hrs drive)/RELAXATION

  • 06h00: Breakfast at the house, you will later check out, and be transferred to Nyungwe National Park where the largest montane forest East and Central Africa is found. The heart of Nyungwe Forest is like a scene from a fairy tale. Tall old mahoganies, ebonies and giant tree ferns tower above you, whilst orchids and other epiphytes cling to every branch. Brightly colored birds flit around; butterflies are everywhere, including a variety of primates for which Nyungwe National Park is renowned.
  • Arrive and check in assistance at Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel, followed by your lunch.
  • Dinner and Overnight stay.

NYUNGWE TOP VIEW HILL HOTEL (FB)

Nyungwe National Park( CHIMPANZEE TREK/ AFTERNOON CANOPY WALK WAY(3hrs)

  • Unlike other countries like Uganda where chimpanzee tracking activity starts at 08h00, here in Nyungwe Forest National Park the activity starts at 06h00. You will enter into the forest when its dark but you will be able to see primate species such as Colobus monkeys, forest birds and later, you will be able to see the chimpanzees when its already day time.

  • After the chimpanzee trekking, you will return at around 11h00, an early your lunch
  • 13h40: You will be driven to Uwinka RDB offices for the canopy walk briefing at 14h30. Your guided canopy walk starts at 15h00.

The Canopy walkway consists of three bridges and three towers and is a total length of the walkway is160m.The walkway is embedded in a guided tour along Igishigishigi Trail. Taking this tour, a specialized Park Guide will not only show you the forest canopy but also explain why it is an integral part of the tropical rainforest ecosystem.

  • After the canopy you will drive back to the hotel. 
  • Dinner and Overnight stay.

NYUNGWE TOP VIEW HILL HOTEL (FB )

ROAD TRANSFER TO KIGALI/ DEPARTURE(6 hrs drive)

  • 06h30: Breakfast check out, you will be transferred to Kigali. En route, we will briefly stop at Nyanza to visit the Kings Palace and then visit the Ethnographic Museum in Butare.
    The Ethnographic Museum is one of the six museums that make up the Institute of National Museums of Rwanda.This Museum was built in 1987, and now houses one of Africa’s finest ethnographic collections. Its seven galleries display historical, ethnographic, artistic and archaeological artifacts accompanied by visual aides, giving visitors a rich insight into the culture of Rwandans.

  • Lunch will be at Ibis Restaurant. Proceed to Kigali arriving later in the afternoon. You will have a chance to visit the inema arts center and Kimironko local market and other shopping center. Dinner at Sole Luna Restaurant. You will be transferred to Kigali International Airport for your outbound flight.

Wishing you an excellent trip