9 Days Rwanda adventure holiday will expose you to most of interesting wonders of the thousand hills. The tour experience deep you into the volcanoes that habit the remaining mountain gorillas in Africa, visit to the Akagera with thousands of floras and faunas, the Nyungwe tropical forest home to chimps and other primates, birdlife species, boat ride on Lake Kivu, visit the Rwanda genocide centre an album or store for skulls of thousand Rwandans’ who lost their lives over the political era between the two indigenous tribes, the Hutus and the Tutsi group.
Day 1: Kigali-Akagera
Have early morning breakfast, later drive to Nyanza for a visit to the Rwanda’s King’s Palace (Mwami’s). A local story teller is on hand to describe for you the facts about the pre-colonial kingdom. Drive to Butare for an excursion of the National Museum. Then advance to Gikongoro for a tour of the Genocide Memorials of Murambi. Evening drive to Nyungwe. Dinner and Overnight at Nyungwe forest lodge, Gisakura Guest House. Meal plan: Full-Board.
Day 4: Nyungwe Forest
Early morning breakfast, later head to Nyungwe forest in a discovery for primates such as Nyungwe Columbus and other species in the park. Return to lodge for your picnic lunch, Evening nature walks to cite more primates, birds and plant species. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight. Meal plan: Full-Board.
Day 5: Chimp Trekking
Early morning cup of coffee and after enters into Nyungwe forest in search for chimpanzees after experience return to lodge for your lunch. In the afternoon, take a drive or a boat ride to Gisenyi on Lake Kivu arriving late in the afternoon. Dinner and Overnight at Bethanie Guest House. Meal plan: Full-Board.
Day 6: Kibuye-Gisenyi
In the morning after your breakfast, visit to Kibuye. There are remarkable horrors of genocide that were committed here in 1994; there is a genocide memorial in the church near St Jean. Kibuye was hardest hit of all prefectures during the holocaust, with about 90% of the Tutsi population put to demise. Back to a re-born Kibuye, other than swimming spots around town, Kibuye Guest house puts forward water skiing and boat trips around the surrounding islands. In the afternoon, drive to Gisenyi. Dinner and overnight at Kivu Sun Hotel. Meal plan: Full-Board.
Day 7: Beach Vacation
In the morning, spend time in Gisenyi relaxing at the beaches. Or else you can have a boat trip to the islands of Lake Kivu or Goma. And in the afternoon, drive to Ruhengeri. Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Nest Hotel or Kinigi lodge. Meal plan: Full-Board.
Day 8: Gorilla Tracking
Early morning cup of coffee, after prepare for mountain gorilla tracking briefing from the authorities of the park. Thereafter set off for the track into the rain tropical forest searching for the habituated gorilla family unit. You keep around close to the eye-catching primates for about an hour watching and photographing them. Ensure that you bring with you packed lunch and water, rain gear, insect repellent, sun screen, hat and walk able shoes. Depending on the time you will spend while tracking you may choose to take an additional activity. Transfer to your lodge for dinner and overnight at the Gorilla Nest Hotel. Meal plan: Full-Board.
Day 9: Departure
Today is reserved for departures either back to your mother country or other destinations of your option like Uganda, Congo, Burundi or any other tourist destination. End of services, Meal plan: Half-Board.
The package includes:
- Airport transfers
- Transportation by safaris van
- Use of English-speaking driver /guide
- City tour to tourism sites
- Accommodation on Full-Board as per itinerary
- Gorilla permits, one per person to be paid for in advance.
- Drive to the tea plantation
- Chimp permits, one per person to be paid for in advance.
- Visit to community experiences
- Visit cultural markets
- Game drive
- Boat ride
- Driver allowances
The package excludes:
Visas, Porter fee while trekking in Parc National des Volcanoes, Beverages, Laundry, Mineral water, Tips among other personal nature requirements.