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Resident Special

From USD   8875* | from £ 0 6478.75*

per person sharing

African Resident SPECIAL – valid until 31/12/2022

Day 1: Arrival late night . Pick up from the airport to take you straight to Kigali Serena hotel for your overnight stay and rest. 

Day 2: Post a leisurely breakfast , drive straight to Volcanoes National Park and overnight at Virungas Volcanoes lodge.
Drive time is approx. 2.5 hours

Day 3: Early morning 06:30 am, the driver will pick you from the hotel  and drive you to the Rwanda Development board office for briefing and here you will be assigned a gorilla family. You will trek and depending on the gorilla family, the trek may last anywhere between 2 – 6 hours. Post trek you will check in at the hotel to freshen up, have a hot lunch and then rest this evening to enjoy the lodge.

Day 4: Post breakfast drive to Lake Kivu to relax and have lunch ( own account ) See the town and then drive back to Kigali for your overnight stay. Kigali Serena hotel on Bed & breakfast basis. Drive time to Lake Kivu is approx. 1.5 hours and return from Lake Kivu to Kigali is approx. 3.5 hours

Day 5: 0700am drive to Akagera National park and overnight at Magashi Tented camp.
Drive time is approx. 4.5 to 5 hours

Day 6: Full day game drive and enjoy Magashi tented camp

Day 7: Drive back to Kigali. Enroute visit the genocide memorial and do a bit of art and craft shopping before checking into Kigali Serena hotel for your overnight stay.

Day 8: Post breakfast, drive to Nyungwe national park. Enroute stop at Ethnographic museum to experience the history of Rwanda. Total drive time is approx. 5 to 6  hours.
You will then check into Kivu Marina Bay by Mantis on BB basis.

Day 9: Canopy walk and any other activity you choose to do as the day is free. Overnight at Kivu Marina Bay by Mantis on BB basis

Day 10: Post a leisurely breakfast drive back to Kigali , Stop enroute to visit the Kings Palace and later have dinner in Kigali city ( own account ) and then drive to Kigali airport in time to take your flight back.

Day 11: Early morning departure


  • 4WD Vehicle with fuel and driver guide on all days
  • 10 Nights accommodation as specified
  • 1 Gorilla permit per person @ USD 500 
  • Akagera National park entrance fees 
  • Canopy walk permits
  • Kings palace and National Ethnographic museum entrance fees


  • Personal expenses
  • International flights

Extra charges to be borne by you 

  • Tips , portage charges – Minimum USD 10 per person per day for the driver guide , Minimum USD 10 per person for the porter , Minimum USD 20 for the park ranger who will take you on the trek
  • COVID tests if any
  • Lunch charges at Lake Kivu
  • Lunch and Dinner charges on last day
*terms and conditions apply