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This trip takes you to the world's largest primate, mountain gorillas of Volcanoes National Park and to the humans closest relative the common chimpanzee of Nyungwe Forest. Get a relaxing experience at Lake Kivu, where you will enjoy a boat ride on the lake. visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial and get an insight of the Rwanda genocide which assumed a great number of lives.
PRICING & QUOTES
Itinerary In Brief
DAY 1
Kigali arrival transfer to your hotel
Transfer from Kigali Airport
Heaven Boutique Hotel
HB - Breakfast and Dinner
DAY 2
Kigali to Nyungwe National park
Transfer to Nyungwe
Kivu Marina Bay Hotel
FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 3
Nyungwe National Park
Chimpanzee Trekking in Nyungwe Forest
Canopy Walk Nyungwe
Cormoran Lodge
FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 4
Lake Kivu - Volcanoes National Park
Boat on Lake Kivu
Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel
FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 5
Volcanoes National Park
Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park
Cultural Tour Volcanoes
Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel
FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 6
Volcanoes National Park - Kigali
Golden Monkey Trekking in Volcanoes
Heaven Boutique Hotel
FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 7
Kigali
Kigali Half Day City Tour

Day By Day Details

Day 1: Kigali arrival transfer to your hotel

On Your Transfer from Kigali Airport
You will be picked up from the airport by your driver/guide and transferred to either your accommodation for overnight or start your adventurous safari.
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DAY ACTIVITIES
  • Transfer from Kigali Airport



Day 2: Kigali to Nyungwe National park

On Your Transfer to Nyungwe
You will drive through the highlands of this great country and you will get to know why Rwanda is called “The Land of 1000 Hills”. There are a number of tourist attractions along this route which will call for some stopovers. When in Nyungwe, you will pass through a forest as you drive to Nyung...
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DAY ACTIVITIES
  • Transfer to Nyungwe



Day 3: Nyungwe National Park
Chimp trekking and canopy walk evening transfer to cormorant lodge

On Your Chimpanzee Trekking in Nyungwe Forest
Nyungwe forest is home to roughly 400 species of chimpanzees, and has 2 habituated chimpanzee families that are open for tracking by tourists to the park (one in Cyamdungo and other around Uwinka). Thus, it's not surprising that chimpanzee tracking is a popular activity in Nyungwe (especially when t...

On Your Canopy Walk Nyungwe
The canopy walk in Nyungwe National Park offers tourists opportunities to experience the rainforest from a new perspective. The Canopy Walkway Hangs 60 meters above the forest floor between giant trees and towers. It is East Africa's only Canopy Walkway and provides a stunning view of the park's ama...
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DAY ACTIVITIES
  • Chimpanzee Trekking in Nyungwe Forest
  • Canopy Walk Nyungwe



Day 4: Lake Kivu - Volcanoes National Park
Boat tour on the Lake Kivu afternoon transfer to volcanoes National park overnight

On Your Boat on Lake Kivu
A boat trip on this magnificent lake gives you opportunity to take a sundowner cruise on the lake, spot some beautiful birds and have great scenery views of the lake and its surroundings.
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Day 5: Volcanoes National Park
Gorilla trekking afternoon culture village

On Your Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park
Gorilla tracking in Rwanda is often described as "life changing" and with good reason. With only 880 estimated Gorillas left in the world, to see these gentle apes in their natural habitat is a truly unique moment. Rwanda is one of only three countries in the world where the critically endangered mo...

On Your Cultural Tour Volcanoes
Visit a cultural village around the park where you get to learn about the culture of the Rwandans through their daily life and knowledge of the environment, poetry, folklore, dancing, singing, pottery and the theoretical hunt gathering skills. It’s one of the thrilling experiences and very adventu...
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DAY ACTIVITIES
  • Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park
  • Cultural Tour Volcanoes



Day 6: Volcanoes National Park - Kigali
golden monkey in the afternoon transfer to Kigali

On Your Golden Monkey Trekking in Volcanoes
These striking primates are a treat for the eyes. With their bright orange fur contrasting the green rainforests of the Virunga Mountains, it's a photographers dream! The activity starts at the park headquarters with a briefing by the park ranger guide. The trek is done once per day.
Like their ne...
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DAY ACTIVITIES
  • Golden Monkey Trekking in Volcanoes



Day 7: Kigali
City tour and transfer to airport

On Your Kigali Half Day City Tour

Our Half Day City Tour is the best way to see and experience Kigali in a short time.



The tour includes a visit Richard king house visit and countryside, a mural walk, a visit to a neighborhood market, fresh milk at a milk bar and more.



The tour ends at the Kigali Marriott Hote...

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DAY ACTIVITIES
  • Kigali Half Day City Tour

Itinerary Accommodations

Heaven Boutique Hotel Day 1

Heaven Boutique Hotel is our popular 4 Star hotel with 30 rooms located on 2 separate properties on a peaceful, residential road. Heaven Boutique Hotel features local Rwandan décor, warm hospitality, delicious breakfasts at Heaven Restaurant, and access to a solar-heated salt water swimming pool, outdoor yoga deck and fitness center.

Located in Kigali, Heaven Restaurant & Boutique Hotel features an outdoor swimming pool, fitness center and garden. At the property all rooms feature air-conditioning rooms and standing fans are available on request. All rooms have free WiFi. Guests can enjoy a drink at the bar or a meal in the restaurant.

The rooms are well spaced out within the hotel campus and all lie along KN 29 Street. Heaven Onsite Rooms are located at No. 7, Heaven Residence Rooms are at No. 11 and Heaven Villa is located at No. 13.

At the hotel, some rooms have a working desk or common working desk in the living rooms areas. Heaven Restaurant & Boutique Hotel provides certain rooms that include a terrace, and every room is fitted with purified water, coffee and tea making facilities. Each property has shared living rooms and common area work spaces.

A continental breakfast is available every morning at Heaven Restaurant.

The accommodations offers a children's playground. Guests at Heaven Restaurant & Boutique Hotel will be able to enjoy activities in and around Kigali like culinary, fashion, art and walking tours.

Speaking both English and French, staff at the reception can help you plan your stay.

Downtown Kigali, the Union Trade Center shopping mall, banks and pedestrian walkways are 500 m from the hotel.


Kivu Marina Bay Hotel Day 2

Mantis Kivu Marina Bay Hotel invites you to experience the resort lifestyle in the Rusizi District of the Western Province of Rwanda. This luxury hotel is located in close proximity of Lake Kivu and Nyungwe National Park in the western region of Rwanda. Located just 1km from Kamembe Airport in Cyangugu, Rwanda.

Mantis Kivu Marina Bay Hotel has a bar, conference rooms, three lifts, a gym, and a meeting room. The appealing look of the Kivu Marina Bay creates an inviting atmosphere for visitors coming from all parts of the world and Rwanda. Enjoy beautiful views of the western touristic region when staying at Mantis Kivu Marina Bay Hotel.

FANTASTIC VIEWS OF THE KIVU BELT

Mantis Kivu Marina Bay is a deluxe hotel comprises 79 rooms on Lake Kivu with its resort lifestyle, cultural experiences and tea and coffee tastings at some of the best plantations in Africa.

59 Executive Rooms
12 Family Rooms
7 Deluxe Rooms
1 Presidential Suite


Cormoran Lodge Day 3

Cormoran Lodge it is a new Lodge on the shores of Lake Kivu, a beautiful lake of turquoise blue, among the most prestigious of Africa.

This Lodge has five cabins and a restaurant built entirely of wood.

You will enjoy a breathtaking view of the lake and the surrounding islands from any of our 7 rooms.

.From the VIP cabin you can see the fiery crater of the Nyiragongo volcano in Congo..

Our team will be delighted to welcome you and ensure you a pleasant stay.


Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel Day 4 - 5

Our Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel in Musanze (Ruhengeri) located on the road going to Kinigi is the perfect starting point to go for different activities that the Volcanoes National Park is offering but also gives you lot of opportunities to rest and to enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of our lodge.

11 bedrooms (double/twin), a Family Suite, a VIP cottage, a restaurant, a pool, and a beautiful garden are awaiting your visit and our staff is looking forward to make your stay a pleasant one.


Heaven Boutique Hotel Day 6

Heaven Boutique Hotel is our popular 4 Star hotel with 30 rooms located on 2 separate properties on a peaceful, residential road. Heaven Boutique Hotel features local Rwandan décor, warm hospitality, delicious breakfasts at Heaven Restaurant, and access to a solar-heated salt water swimming pool, outdoor yoga deck and fitness center.

Located in Kigali, Heaven Restaurant & Boutique Hotel features an outdoor swimming pool, fitness center and garden. At the property all rooms feature air-conditioning rooms and standing fans are available on request. All rooms have free WiFi. Guests can enjoy a drink at the bar or a meal in the restaurant.

The rooms are well spaced out within the hotel campus and all lie along KN 29 Street. Heaven Onsite Rooms are located at No. 7, Heaven Residence Rooms are at No. 11 and Heaven Villa is located at No. 13.

At the hotel, some rooms have a working desk or common working desk in the living rooms areas. Heaven Restaurant & Boutique Hotel provides certain rooms that include a terrace, and every room is fitted with purified water, coffee and tea making facilities. Each property has shared living rooms and common area work spaces.

A continental breakfast is available every morning at Heaven Restaurant.

The accommodations offers a children's playground. Guests at Heaven Restaurant & Boutique Hotel will be able to enjoy activities in and around Kigali like culinary, fashion, art and walking tours.

Speaking both English and French, staff at the reception can help you plan your stay.

Downtown Kigali, the Union Trade Center shopping mall, banks and pedestrian walkways are 500 m from the hotel.


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Includes and Excludes

What Is Included
All Accommodations on Safari
Airport Transfers
All Meals on Safari
4x4 Specialised Safari Vehicle
Professional English Speaking Guide
1 gorilla trekking permit per person
1 chimpanzee trekking permit per person
Kigali city tour
Boat trip on Lake Kivu
Canopy Walk in Nyungwe
Golden Monkey trekking
Cultural tour in Volcanoes
Museum visit
What is Excluded
Entry Visas
Laundry services
Travel Insurance
Tips and Gratitudes
All items of personal nature
Optional Activities
Optional Activities List Per Destination
View list of Other Activities in Kigali
View list of Other Activities in Nyungwe National Park
View list of Other Activities in Volcanoes National Park
GETTING THERE...
Fly to/from Kigali Airport (KGL - Check Price)
We Can Easily Arrange your Airport Transfers and pick you up from the airport and proceed to Safari/tour
Additional Accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged as well