Gorilla Safari ExperienceRwanda · 2 locations · 4 days
Day 1: Kigali
Upon your arrival in Kigali, our local agent will greet and welcome you in front of the Customs and Immigration Hall. You will be accompanied to the Kigali Marriott Hotel in the city. Once you arrive, you can rely on our assistance during the check-in process. Later, the tour briefing will take place in the lobby. The day will be concluded with dinner at the main restaurant of the Kigali Marriott Hotel.
Day 2: Musanze
Today you will go on a sightseeing tour of the city, visiting the Kigali Genocide Memorial, the Kigali Art Gallery and the local market of Kimironko. Later you will take a leisurely, scenic drive to Musanze and Volcano National Park. You will arrive after about two and a half hours and check in at Bishops House Lodge with a welcome drink. The evening is at your leisure as you prepare for the activities of the next day. Dinner and overnight stay at Bishops House.
Day 3: Musanze
After an early breakfast at the lodge, you and your driver-guide will drive to the park headquarters in time for the Gorilla Trek briefing with a hot cup of coffee. We will then take you to the starting point of your guided trek, which starts at 08.00 am. After this exciting experience you will return to your hotel in time for lunch. Later in the afternoon you will visit the village of the gorilla guards. Dinner and overnight at Bishops House.
Day 4: Back to Kigali
This morning you will have breakfast and then drive to the park headquarters where you will attend the Golden Monkey Trek meeting. We will then escort you to the starting point of your guided trek, which begins at 08.00 am. Tracking usually takes about 4 hours. Once you arrive at the monkey families, you will spend the permitted hour with them while they go about their daily lives. After this experience you will return to the lodge for lunch. Later you will check out, complete the amenities and depart for Kigali according to your flight schedule.
The standard price covers a shared room with two beds. Paired travellers are accommodated in shared rooms. Solo travelers will share a room with another traveler of the same sex.
This price covers a private room for travelers. This option can be selected during the booking process.
The price includes
- Airport transfer
- All activities, visits, entrances and extra meals/drinks mentioned in the itinerary
- Full board from day 2 to lunch on last day
- Driver Guide
- 1 Gorilla permit per person
- 1 Golden monkey permit per person
- Emergency Medical Evacuation Services
The price doesn't include
- International and domestic airline tickets
- Visa fees
- Optional extras whilst in Kigali
- Personal expenses
Full refund (100%)
Up to 46 days before the trip
Partial refund (50%)
Up to 30 days before the trip
No refund (0%)
From 29 days before the trip
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