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You can’t beat this combination.  A Gorilla Trek in Rwanda followed by a safari in Tanzania.   Experience an up close encounter with rare Mountain Gorillas together with a safari in Serengetii.

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Day 1 - Tour the capital city of Rwanda, Kigali, a vibrant and modern city of 1 million people of different cultures.  Visit the Kandt Museum, tour old Kigali and the craft centres.  Also take a tour of the Genocide Memorial Site.  Recovery has been incredible, a true testament to humankind’s resilience.

Later, head north on a scenic drive through the Rwandan countryside to Ruhengeri and arrive at the foothills of the Virunga Volcanoes.

You will arrive at Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge in the early afternoon just in time for lunch.  Rest of the day is at leisure.

Day 2 – After an early breakfast, drive to the Volcanoes National Park and report to the ORTPN office o be allocated a Gorilla Tracking Group.  0700 hours – briefly by your trackers, followed by a drive to the trail head for the start of your amazing adventure.

Upon sighting of the gorillas, you will stay with them for a magical hour as they go about their daily life. 

Following lunch, drive back to Kigali and proceed to transfer to the Airport for your onward flight to Mwanza. 

Day 2 cont'd

Arrival at Mwanza Airport, meet and greet and transfer to Malaika Beach Resort. Malaika beach resort is a beautiful resort located on the shores of Lake Victoria.

Overnight at Malaika Beach Resort in 1 double room on bed and breakfast basis.

Day 3

Pick up from Malaika beach resort at 08:30 hrs and proceed to Serengeti National Park. En-route game drive with picnic lunches.

Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Serena Lodge in 1 double room on full board basis.

Day 4

After breakfast proceed for full day game drive in Serengeti National Park with picnic lunches.

Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Serena Lodge in 1 double room on full board basis.

Day 5

Early after breakfast check out from lodge, proceed to Mwanza City for your onward flight to Kigali or Zanzibar (for a stay on the beach).


Accommodation as mentioned in Itinerary

Meals as shown

Park fees (in Serengeti)

4w drive safari car

Driver/guide- experienced in birdlife, animals, flora/fauna, and culture.

Pick up and drop off Mwanza Airport.


Mountain Gorilla Permit USD 1,500 pp

Tips/gratuities to driver guides

Any international or Domestic airfare

Telephone calls


Any personal or travel insurance

Bar Accounts and items of personal nature

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