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From USD   2780* | from £ 0 2029.4*

per person sharing

Day 1:
Upon your arrival in the evening, the driver will pick you up from the airport and drive you to Kigali Serena hotel for your overnight stay to rest.

Overnight at Kigali Serena hotel on Bed & Breakfast basis

Day 2: 
Post breakfast ,the driver will pick you from the hotel to have a Half day City tour this day . Highlights as below.

Tour of Nyamirambo
From the car , you visit the downtown and enjoy the locals go about their daily activities.

Kigali Genocide Memorial
The Kigali Genocide Memorial is the final resting place for more than 250,000 victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. It honors the memory of the more than one million Rwandans killed in 1994 through education and peace-building. Once here you will learn about The 94 Genocide against Tutsi, and the overall history of Rwanda including the pre-colonial and post-colonial. You will also get a chance to learn about the genocides and other mass killings that have happened all over the world, at the end of the visit you will have a chance to pay respect to the mass grave that hold more than 250,000 victims.

Lunch at Afrika Bite
Afrika bite is one of the best restaurant when it comes down to local cuisine, it offers a buffet with a big variety on local food.

Post lunch you will can head to Volcanoes National park . Drive time is approx. 2.5 hrs to 3 hours.
 
PICK UP time from Hotel lobby : 0900 am.

Overnight at One and Only Gorillas Nest on full board basis.

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 or have the option to drive to Lake Kivu.

Overnight at One and Only Gorillas Nest on Full board basis Forest Lodge

Day 4: 
Enjoy the entire morning and have a late breakfast at One and Only and around noon time slowly make your way back to Kigali . Enroute stop to buy some coffee, arts and crafts , visit art galleries etc after which you can have an early dinner at a nice restaurant ( we can recommend a few and you may pay for this directly ) . Post dinner the driver guide will take you to the airport to take the night flight back to DAR.

Includes:

  • Accommodation on Bed & Breakfast basis Superior ROOM at Serena hotel
  • Entrance fees at Genocide memorial, city tour and lunch at Africa bite or similar
  • Accommodation in a Forest LODGE at Gorillas Nest by One and Only on full board basis
  • 1 Gorilla permit per person
  • Airport transfers
  • 4WD vehicle with driver guide and fuel on all days

Excludes:

  • International flights
  • Tips , portage charges
  • Medical insurance
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