DAY 1: KIGALI
On arrival at Kigali Airport you will be met and transferred to HOTEL DES MILLE COLLINES overnight.
DAY 2: KIGALI
This morning you will be met and taken on a Kigali city tour including a visit to the Genocide Museum, one of the most moving experiences. Late in the morning, you will continue to the place that Dian Fossey called home for many years – the foothills of the Volcanoes National Park. Two nights at MOUNTAIN GORILLA VIEW LODGE. (B, L, D)
DAY 3: PARC NATIONAL DES VOLCANS
Today you will have the opportunity to see the endangered mountain gorillas in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park. After a briefing with National Parks’ personnel, you will be taken to the start of your gorilla trekking hike. Once you reach the gorilla family, you will be privileged to spend an hour watching them as they interact with each other, possibly eating, grooming or playing. This is one of the most exciting and breathtaking experiences you can have. Whilst it may take half a day to find the gorillas, it is well worth the effort. (B, L, D)
DAY 4: RETURN TO KIGALI
This morning you will have the opportunity for a second Gorilla Trek or Golden Monkey Trek (2nd permit required). In the afternoon you will leave for Kigali. Your safari finishes with your transfer to the airport. (B)
• 3 nights accommodation on a twin share basis
• All transfers and park fees
• Meals as indicated (B, L, D)
• Return airport transfers
• Kigali city tour and Genocide Museum visit
• Transport to/from Kigali to Volcanoes National Park
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Overlooking the hills around Kigali, The Mille Collines is situated in a landscaped garden in the central business district of the city. The hotel offers 112 air-conditioned rooms and suites, as well as 2 on-site restaurants serving American, European and authentic African cuisine. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, a fitness centre, on-site bar and shared lounge, a garden and a tennis court.
Mountain Gorilla View Lodge has panoramic views of Rwanda’s volcano mountains and is located just 1 km away from the Volcano National Park, making it an ideal location for gorilla trekking. The lodge has an eco-tourist approach where conservation is a priority, and the local community is empowered. The cottages are designed in contemporary African style with local furniture and fittings and original artworks framed in recycled timber.