Authentic Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Holiday

This itinerary takes in the best of Rwanda. You will never forget your exhilarating gorilla trekking experience on the Rwandan section of the majestic Virunga mountain range at Volcanoes National Park. This park houses over half of the 650 mountain gorillas in the region and there is no wildlife encounter more moving or life altering than spending time observing our closest cousins idling peacefully in their natural environment. At Nyungwe Forest National Park, probably the best preserved rain forest in Central Africa offers a the opportunity to trek some of the most bio-diverse forest on earth and see up to 13 different species of primates. You can also enjoy come downtime Lake Kivu, an enormous fresh-water expanse ideal for rest and recreation in between exciting primate tracking adventures.

  • Tailor-made Itinerary from $7,070 Per Person
Day 1: Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Kigali
Day 2:
  • Kigali

Upon arrival at Kigali Airport you will be met by a member of the Mahlatini team who will transfer you by road to your hotel.

Room Type: Standard Room Meal Basis: BB Bed and Breakfast
Day 3 - 4:
  • Nyungwe Forest National Park

Today you will be met by your private driver who will transfer you by road to the Nyungwe Forest National Park .

Room Type: Standard Room Meal Basis: FB Full Board
Day 5:
  • Lake Kivu

Today you will be met by your private driver who will transfer you by road to Lake Kivu .

Room Type: Standard Room Meal Basis: BB Bed and Breakfast
Day 6 - 7:
  • Volcanoes National Park

Today you will be met by your private driver who will transfer you by road to the Volcanoes National Park.

Room Type: Standard Room Meal Basis: FB Full Board
Day 8:
  • Kigali

Today you will be met by your private driver who will transfer you by road to Kigali.

Room Type: Standard Room Meal Basis: BB Bed and Breakfast
Day 9:
    Onward Transfer to Kigali Airport

Today you will be met by your private driver who will transfer you by road to Kigali Airport where you will connect with your onward flight home.

Day 10: Arrive at JFK

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  • Arrival Airport: Kigali
  • Kigali Serena Hotel
    Nights: 1
  • Nyungwe Forest Lodge
    Nights: 2
  • Lake Kivu Serena Hotel
    Nights: 1
  • Gorilla Mountain View Lodge
    Nights: 2
  • Kigali Serena Hotel
    Nights: 1
  • Return Airport: Kigali

Includes

  • International flights from JFK
  • Meals and accommodation as per itinerary
  • All road transfers as indicated in the itinerary
  • Private professional English speaking safari guide
  • Complimentary bottled water while on safari
  • Gorilla Trekking Permits (1 Day)
  • Kigali City Tour

Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Any sightseeing activities mentioned
  • Visa fees
  • Beverages
  • Golden Monkey and Colobus Monkey Trekking Permits available at a supplement
  • Additional Gorilla Trekking Permits

Flights

Outward Flight:
Overnight from JFK to Kigali
Return Flight:
Overnight from Kigali to JFK

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