Go African mountain gorilla tour in Rwanda National Parks, one of the best places in the world for this unforgettable wildlife encounter. Spend time with endangered African mountain gorillas in the rainforests National Park on this unforgettable Rwanda Gorilla

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Age12+
Duration12 Days
LocationRwanda
MealsAll
Physicality7/10
Day 1

Kigali

Arrival in Kigali – welcome by your tour guide – check-in at hotel – Kigali city tour

Day 2

Visit to Ntarama genocide memorial

Visit to Ntarama genocide memorial – transfer to Akagera National Park – boat ride on Lake Ihema – optional: Luxurious camping in the Park (or comfortable hotel)

Day 3

Akagera National Park

Game drives and community based experiences. Overnight: – Akagera

Day 4

Huye and Nyanza

Transfer to Huye – on your way visit the famous catholic Cathedral of Kabgayi and the Rwanda National museum – visit the ancient King’s palace at Nyanza, Rwanda art and the women drumming group at the university. Overnight: – recommended hotel in Huye (optional).

Day 5

Huye and Nyungwe National Park

Visit the university, market and enjoy the dancers at the museum then transfer to Nyungwe National Park – visit a tea plantation – afternoon primate viewing in Nyungwe National Park.Overnight: – Recommended hotel in Nyungwe.

Day 6

Nyungwe National Park

Trekking of Chimps in Nyungwe National Park Or (the beautiful Waterfall, source of the Nile, birding, nature walks). Overnight: – Nyungwe

Day 7

Karongi and Lake Kivu

Transfer to Kibuye and visit Bisesero on the way to Karongi church and Nyange genocide memorial – boat tour to Amahoro Island, the Island of Peace late afternoon. Overnight: – Karongi.

Day 8

Rubavu and Lake Kivu

Boat transfer to Gisenyi – visit the fishing village, hot springs, brewery and communities around. Overnight: – Recommended hotel in Gisenyi.

Day 9

Hot springs and Kinigi

Transfer to Kinigi – experience traditional dancers and learn about Rwandan drumming, singing and dancing – Extra:-learn about Rwandan cooking in a local family – optional overnight stay in a family home (or comfortable at five volcanoes hotel)

Day 10

Twin Lakes & Buhanga Forest

Transfer to a fishing village at Lake Ruhondo – learn about local fishing methods and visit Street Children Project in Ruhengeri; learn about sorghum or banana beer production by a women cooperative, visit a woman cooperative producing handicrafts made of banana leaves. Overnight: – Recommended hotel in Ruhengeri

Day 11

Gorilla trekking

Gorilla trekking

Day 12

Kigali

Transfer to Kigali – time to go to the crafts market at CAPLAK and buy some souvenirs – transfer to the air-port.

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