Rwanda Gorillas & Lake Kivu Tour
Price: From USD 2200 per person sharing
This 5 days Rwanda Gorilla Tracking & lake Kivu tour takes you to the renowned Volcano National Park, Rwanda’s spectacular heritage, with breathtaking scenic allure, landscapes and home of the endangered mountain gorillas. A visit to the twin lakes of Ruhondo and Bulera plus enjoying a boat cruise on Lake Kivu in Gisenyi
- Kigali City tour
- Visit to Lake Ruhondo and Bulera
- Gorilla tracking
- Boat cruise on Lake Kivu
ou will be met by Savannah Explore Safaris’ representative at the Kigali International airport meet and greet, discuss about the safari then Driving and Overnight at the hotel Muhabura (here for your wish you can choose to sleep in Kigali depending on Time arrived at the airport).
Driving distance: 2 hrs.
Activities: Airport Transfer
Overnight: Virunga Hotel/Muhabura Hotel
Meal Plan: Full Board.
Transfer to volcanoes national park after breakfast. The morning you must be at the office of RDB at 7:00 for a briefing about the trekking of gorillas done by the Volcanoes National Park’s guides. After you will have lunch at the Hotel.
We encourage for your own enjoyment to make sure that you are perfectly fit and healthy. It is important to bring good hiking boots, long trousers, gloves for protection against stinging nettles, some snacks & as well as sufficient water as the rain forest gets hot and humid during the day. You will spend one hour with the gorillas, but it is an hour you will never forget. Return to your hotel for lunch and later dinner and overnight Virunga Hotel/Muhabura Hotel
Wake up morning have breakfast after, proceed to Gisenyi. Visit of Twin lakes Burera and Ruhondo. There are a lot of activities on these twin lakes, like sport fishing canoeing and many more, afterwards we proceed to our hotel for our Dinner and overnight at Ubumwe Hotel.
Wake up early in the morning after break-fast, you will have a morning boat ride on the lake. You will have a chance to see bird species and different water animals like Hippopotamus, Crocodiles and many more on the lake shore. Dinner and overnight at the Ubumwe Hotel.
Pick up at your hotel driver to Kigali, have Kigali city trip including the visit of the Genocide Memorial Centre at Gizozi, contacts with local people for the discovery of artisanal products (Collar, Bracelet, etc…), then transfer towards Kigali airport.
Driving distance: 3 hrs.
Activities: Airport Transfer
When to Go
The best time to visit is during the dry season (mid-May to September). November and April are the wettest months.
Dangers and annoyances
Tsetse flies and mosquitoes can be bad enough to seriously detract from your safari enjoyment, so bring a good insect repellent.
- Driver allowances
- Gorilla tracking permit $1500
- Park fees
- Boat Cruise on Lake Kivu
- Bird watching
- Accommodations and meals
- Car hire and Fuel
- International flight
- Departure tax
- Tips to drivers (highly recommended)
- Visa, Travel Insurance