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Overview of the 5 Days Rwanda Congo Gorilla Safari

The 5 Days Rwanda Congo Gorilla Safari is a combined safari itinerary featuring gorilla trekking in both Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park and Congo’s Virunga National Park.  The safari commences and ends in Kigali Rwanda featuring gorilla trekking, optional Musaze caves walk and boat cruise   on Lake Kivu.

Safari Highlight of the 5 Days Rwanda Congo Gorilla Safari

Day 1 of the 5 Days Rwanda Congo Gorilla Safari: Arrive in Kigali – Rwanda and transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Day 2 of the 5 Days Rwanda Congo Gorilla Safari:  Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park and relax at the lodge. Optional Musaze caves walk

Day 3 of the 5 Days Rwanda Congo Gorilla Safari:   Transfer to Goma – Virunga National Park via Gisenyi – Lake Kivu

Day 4 of the 5 Days Rwanda Congo Gorilla Safari:  Gorilla trekking in Virunga National Park and relax at the lodge

Day 5 of the 5 Days Rwanda Congo Gorilla Safari:  Transfer back to Kigali & depart

Day 1 of the 5 Days Rwanda Congo Gorilla Safari: Arrive in Kigali – Rwanda and transfer to Volcanoes National Park

You arrive at Rwanda’s main gateway – the Kigali International Airport where you will be welcomed by your driver guide before embarking on the drive to Volcanoes National Park 116km about 3 hours drive enjoying the beautiful Rwandan countryside marked by a series of hills which have earned Rwanda a dub as the land of a thousand hills. Arrive in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation

Upmarket / Luxury: Mount Gorilla View Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge

Budget / Basic: Muhabura Hotel

Day 2 of the 5 Days Rwanda Congo Gorilla Safari:  Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park and relax at the lodge. Optional Musaze caves walk

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Volcanoes National Park is the only habitat in the destination Rwanda where the critically endangered Mountain gorillas can be explored. Gorilla trekking commences at 8am at the park headquarters Kinigi with briefing though an earlier arrival offers the opportunity to view the traditional performances of the native Banyarwanda while enjoying the taste of Rwandan coffee. After the allocation of gorilla groups and briefing, the RDB rangers lead you to the gorilla highlands traversing the steep landscapes while enjoying the beauty of the scenery and the sound of the forest. The moment with the mountain gorillas is limited to one hour listening to the themed interpretation of the ranger guides and taking photos after which you return to the starting point and connect to the lodge for afternoon relaxation. An optional tour to the Musaze caves can be arranged in the afternoon to explore these ancient caves dating 65million years ago formed as a result of lava flow from the volcanoes of Sabyinyo and Bisoke. The caves are 2km wide inside and feature a range of 31 caves with a huge bat colony inside. Retire for dinner and overnight

Accommodation

Upmarket / Luxury: Mount Gorilla View Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge

Budget / Basic: Muhabura Hotel

Day 3 of the 5 Days Rwanda Congo Gorilla Safari:   Transfer to Goma – Virunga National Park via Gisenyi – Lake Kivu

After breakfast, embark on the drive to Congo’s Virunga National Park connecting to the town of Goma via Gisenyi. You enjoy the views of Lake Kivu and the towering Nyiragongo Volcano. You can chill on Gisenyi beaches and an optional boat cruise on Lake Kivu to explore the expanse water mass and the range of Islands can be arranged. Proceed to Goma for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation

 Luxury / Upmarket: Mikeno Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Bukima Tented Camp

Budget / Basic: Hotel Cape Kivu

Day 4 of the 5 Days Rwanda Congo Gorilla Safari:  Gorilla trekking in Virunga National Park and relax at the lodge

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Gather at the designated point depending on the location of the Mountain gorillas and embark on the trek traversing the jungle of Congo in search of the critically endangered mountain gorillas. Virunga National Park is part of the greater Virunga massif which incorporates Rwanda’s Volcanoes and Uganda’s Mgahinga sheltering a population of 480 mountain gorillas. The moment with the gorillas is limited to one (1) hour after which you retreat from the activity back to the lodge for an afternoon relaxation.

Accommodation

 Luxury / Upmarket: Mikeno Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Bukima Tented Camp

Budget / Basic: Hotel Cape Kivu

Day 5 of the 5 Days Rwanda Congo Gorilla Safari:  Transfer back to Kigali & depart 

After breakfast, embark on the transfer back to Kigali to catch up with the flight departure back home in the evening

End of the 5 Days Rwanda Congo Gorilla Safari

Please note that Upon your request, we can change(customize) the tour destinations, hotels and number of days to suit your desire .just contact us  call us  24/7 on phone

4X4 Safari Landcruisers For Hire In Ugand & Rwanda

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One of the best known 4×4 WD that you can use for your safari in Uganda’s Parks and Rural countryside.Our car hire is based on limited mileage and applies to travel within Uganda.( Terms and conditions apply)……

4X4 Safari Vans For Hire In Uganda Rwanda

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Looking for 4X4 Safari Vans for hire in Uganda, Prime Uganda Safaris is available to your service. We have customized safari vans that have 4 wheel drive and have demonstrated the capacity to access distant Uganda Safari destinations and across borders such as Rwanda.

4X4 Minivan|Coaster|Mini Buses For Hire in Uganda Rwanda

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We have minivans for hire to groups of eight up to twelve. Make sure to find the class to suit your large group.In this Category, we have 4X 4 Safari Mini bus with capacity ranging from 6 seater to 14 seater and they’ve got a pop up roof for game viewing purposes. These have got diesel powered engines and come with a driver guide but excluding fuel.( Terms and conditions apply)……


General Safari Inclusions

  • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
  • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)

General Safari Exclusions

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)

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