Day 1: Arrive at Volcanoes National Park
Pick up by our company tour guide from hotel in Kigali and drive off to Volcanoes National Park. The journey to the North goes through the beautiful terraced hillsides that display Rwanda’s landscape. On your way to Ruhengeri, you will come in contact with the base of the splendid Virunga volcanoes. Overnight at Dinner at Gorillas view Hotel (Luxury)/La Palme Hotel (Deluxe)/Muhabura Hotel (Budget)
Day 2: Gorilla trekking – Community Walk / Tour Twin Lakes
Start off your day with breakfast, you will take a short drive to the Headquarters of Parc National des Volcans. Meet and be briefed by the ranger guides about the primate behavior. This activity is thrilling and exploratory. The terrain is rough and at times muddy therefore the hikers have to be physically fit. Head back to your accommodation for lunch and in the afternoon tour to the twin lakes of Ruhondo and Burera or take a community walk around neighboring communities of the forest. Interact with the local people; learn about their way of living
Day 3: Transfer to Bukavu – DR Congo
Wake up early for your breakfast at your hotel, and hit the road with your tour guide driving to Cyangugu border to cross to DR Congo. Your will visit the national museum in Butare, the king’s palace in Nyanza and the genocide site and enroute lunch in Butare, the second largest city after Kigali. You will have clear views of Lake Kivu, Rwanda’s largest fresh water lake. Reach in the evening for dinner and overnight at Coco lodge (luxury), Orchid safari lodge(Mid range), Horizon Hotel (Budget)
Day 4: Lowland Gorilla Tracking
Early rise for breakfast an head out for a memorable gorilla adventure of tracking the lowland gorillas. Low land gorillas are located in the Kahuzi Biega national park. Report to the park headquarters for a briefing about the rules during tracking gorillas. You will head for the memorable adventure of tracking the lowland gorillas in Kahuzi Biega National park. The lowland Gorillas stay in bigger families as compared to mountain gorillas. After tracking, you will go for a nature walk in the Kahuzi Biega park and visit Tshibati waterfalls, visit bukavu town, Mbayo tea plantations, the research centre and the surrounding traditional homes. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Transfer back to Kigali
In the morning after a relaxed breakfast, you will drive back to Kigali crossing via Cyangugu border. Reach Kigali late in the afternoon for drop off at hotel or airport.
End of Safari