RWANDA GORILLA EXPRESS TOUR: RW1:

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Mountain Gorilla

On this trip, you will visit Parc National des Volcans (PNV) in the north of Rwanda which habituates approximately 300 mountain gorilla species. Seven Gorilla families are habituated  for tracking. They include; Mahoro and Umubano families found on the Visoke volcano, Hirwa family on the Sabinyo volcano and Sabinyo family located between the Sabinyo and Visoke volcanoes. There are also Susa family with 35 individuals on the Karisimbi volcano and 13 individuals on the Sabinyo volcano. there is Kwitonda family as well. Each of the Gorillla families allow a maximum of 8 tourists tracking per day. On addition to gorilla tracking, you may also  climb the Visoke volcano and track other primates including golden monkeys. You will also  visit the Dian Fossey’s Karisoke Research Centre on a village walk.  This is a scheduled safari, departing every first Tuesday and Friday of the Month.

Overview

Accommodation

Destination

Nights

Basis

Hotel La Palme

Kinigi

1

FB

Hotel Chez Lando

Kigali

1

HB

 

 

 

 

Key
B&B: Bed and breakfast
HB: Dinner or Lunch, bed and breakfast
FB: Full Board: All meals dinner, lunch and breakfast included in tour cost
O/N: Over Night

Day 1:           Parc National des Volcans (PNV)

 

Volcanoes National Park

Found in the north of Rwanda, the park habituates approximately 300 mountain gorilla species. Seven Gorilla families are habituated for tracking. They include; Mahoro and Umubano families found on the Visoke volcano, Hirwa family on the Sabinyo volcano and Sabinyo family located between the Sabinyo and Visoke volcanoes. There are also Susa family with 35 individuals on the Karisimbi volcano and 13 individuals on the Sabinyo volcano. There is Kwitonda family as well. Each of the Gorilla families allows a maximum of 8 tourists tracking per day. On addition to gorilla tracking, you may also climb the Visoke volcano and track other primates including golden monkeys. You will also visit the Dian Fossey’sKarisoke Research Centre on a village walk. 

Day Itinerary

On your arrival at the airport, you will and greet with our driver guide who will then Transfer you to Kinigi at the foothills of the Volcanoes.

Overnight: Hotel La Palme          

La Palme Hotel is a three star Hotel, located in Musanze City; offering Luxurious accommodation to business and Leisure tourists to Musanze. An exceptional dining experience awaits you at La Palme Hotel. The unique and renowned restaurant will delight your senses with French and Oriental kitchens. African meals can be obtained on prior request. The full breakfast is included in room service rate. The adjacent Mini Bar makes you enjoy a range of drinks carefully selected for your unique taste andsatisfaction.

Day 2:           Parc National des Volcans (PNV) - Gorilla Tracking

Day Itinerary

After breakfast, you will depart for the headquarters of the Park for briefing before starting to track gorillas. After an hour of experiencing the closest primate to humans,you will retire for lunch. Transfer to Kigali with a spectacular view en route of great sceneries of Rwandese hills.

Overnight: Hotel Chez Lando

 

 

 

 

Located at the heart of  the bustling Ramerabusiness suburb in Kigali, Chez Lando Hotel represents the essence of a homely, green family, friendly and hospitable hotel with one of the most exquisite menus in the city. Chez Lando environment carries a character that spews of freshness, vibrancy, hope, ambition and confidence.

Day 3:           Kigali - Departure

 

Day Itinerary

After breakfast, you will for a city tour in Kigali, visiting the Genocide Memorial Museum at Gisozi. Transfer to the Airport for departure.

Tour Ends!

Group Price: USD 1,625 person. One gorilla permit included in cost.
Single Room Supplement USD 100
 

DEPARTURE DATES 2018

 

Jan 2018

Feb 2018

Mar 2018

Apr 2018

May 2018

Jun 2018

Jul 2018

Aug 2018

Sept 2018

Oct 2018

Nov 2018

Dec 2018

Dates

5

2

2

6

4

1

6

3

7

5

2

7

DEPARTURE DATES 2019

 

Jan 2019

Feb 2019

Mar 2019

Apr 2019

May 2019

Jun 2019

Jul 2019

Aug 2019

Sept 2019

Oct 2019

Nov 2019

Dec 2019

Dates

4

1

1

5

3

7

5

2

6

4

1

6

 

*With a minimum of 2-3 pax, each person would pay a supplement of $450

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ChimpanzeeSafaris that include a visit to the gorillas are subject to availability of permits at time of booking. Please check with us for availability before you travel. Uganda's main international gateway is the Entebbe International Airport. It is located some 40km south of Kampala, the Capital, in the lakeside town of Entebbe. Rwanda's main international gateway is Kigali (Kanombe) International Airport, located 6km from Kigali City Centre. Burundi's main international gateway is the Bujumbura International Airport, located 6.5km from Bujumbura City Centre. A supplement for the extra night will be required if you are staying a day(s) more before and/or after the tour.