4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Tour & Lake Kivu
4 Day Rwanda tour itinerary covering gorilla watching in Volcanoes and lake Kivu tour. This is a very rewarding tour package, showing you the best of Rwanda including culture, genocide memorial site.
Day1: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park
You will be picked up by our company guide from either your hotel or airport for a transfer to Volcanoes National Park found in Musanze province. If you wish; take a Kigali city tour arriving Ruhengeri in the afternoon. Once there, take a stride to the twin Lakes of Burera and Ruhondo. Later, return to your lodge for dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (high end)/La Palme Hotel (Deluxe)/Muhabura Hotel (Budget)
Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking – Iby’wacu Cultural Visit
Upon rising, enjoy your morning coffee and assemble at the kinigi park offices; have breakfast, registration and briefing on the mountain gorilla trekking guidelines and code of conduct.
Here, you will also be allocated to your specific gorilla family and tracking group of 8 individuals. With your tracking gear’ you will ascend into the thick montane forest in search for the intriguing creatures; this may last between 1 and 8 hours depending on the days’ movement of the gorillas.
Expect an hour with these creatures once located and later retrieve to the starting point, meet your guide for your return to hotel. Later in the evening, engage in a Iby’wacu Cultural Visit . Retire at your lodge for dinner and overnight at (Day 1).
Day 3: Golden Monkey Tracking and Transfer to Lake Kivu
Enjoy your morning coffee and retrieve the Kinigi park offices for briefing on the code of conduct when tracking golden monkeys. Embark on your adventurous search for the shy creatures not ignoring the other wildlife species like the elephants, baboons etc. Golden monkeys cannot be missed due to their mass concentration within the forest. Later return to the starting point, meet your guide and retrieve your lodge for lunch and refreshments. In the afternoon, have lunch and set off for Lake Kivu in Gisenyi province, En route, visit the Murambi genocide site, King’s palace in Nyanza. Arriving at the Lake shores in the evening, check in at your hotel and relax by the lake side. Dine and rest at Lake Kivu Serena hotel (Luxury)/ Palm gardens resort (Deluxe)/ Paradise marahide (Budget)
Day 4: Morning Boat Ride and Departure
Have breakfast and engage in an amazing morning boat ride to some islands on Lake Kivu, Nyamirundi Island inclusive. Visit the coffee processing factories and later return ashore and get ready for your drive back to Kigali for departure.
End of Tour