WHY RICKSHAW?

The Rickshaw Travel Group ("Rickshaw Travels") was founded in May 1988. From our humble beginnings as a small travel agency, we have grown and expanded into several countries and today have 28 years of experience in the travel business, both corporate and leisure... read more .

GORILLA TREK


From USD 830*

per person sharing min. 6 pax

Rwanda, a tiny nation with rolling mountains and green valleys is making a massive effort to conserve the gorillas and the chimps in their natural environment - the bamboo forested slopes of Rwanda’s peaks and the Parc National des Volcans - while chimpanzees find refuge in The Nyungwe Forest National Park.
 
 
 
Day 1: Arrive in Kigali
 
On arrival at Kigali International Airport, you will be met by a representative and transferred 2 hours 30 minutes to Musanze where you will check in at the hotel for dinner and overnight.
 
Day 2: Gorilla Trek
 
You will be collected from the lodge and taken on a Gorilla Trek. Upon sighting the gorillas, you will stay with them for a magical hour as they go about their daily life, feeding, playing, resting; raising their young. Coming face to face with a giant silverback must truly be one of the greatest wildlife experiences on earth!
 
Afterwards, trek back to base and drive to the lodge for a well-deserved shower and time at leisure.
 
Lunch and dinner to be served at the lodge.
 
Day 3: Departure
 
After breakfast, drive back to Kigali and be transferred to the airport for your departure flight.

Includes:

  • All accommodation on a shared basis
  • Meals as specified
  • Excursions and transfers as specified
  • Services of the camp/lodge guides and staff
  • Scheduled morning Boat ride
  • Relevant park fees and entrance fees as specified
  • Taxes, Tourism Levies, VAT or GST
  • Emergency evacuation services within East Africa.  

Excludes:

  • Meals not specified in the quote such as lunch and dinner in city hotels
  • Any drinks, park fees, entrance fees, porterage, tours/excursions and transfers not specified in the quote
  • Any scheduled commercial flights and related taxes
  • Cancellation, baggage and medical insurance
  • Staff gratuities
  • Any new Government Taxes, levies, fuel or industry increases which are beyond our control
  • Visa fees where relevant. Should a visa payment be required, this will need to be made in US Dollar cash
  • Departure Taxes unless specified in the above
  • Any items of a personal nature
  • Gorilla permit - USD 1,500 pp (one visit)
 
*terms and conditions apply