Four-Day tour - Classic Volcanoes National Park
Four-Day tour – Classic Volcanoes National Park is rapidly increasing on tourist’s ‘visit list’ in Rwanda. This is because is one of the three refuges of the last families of mountain gorillas left in the whole world. Approaching the Volcanoes National Park, head North western side of Rwanda and face to face these gentle giants in their natural habitat.
Starting the Classic Volcanoes National Park tour, tourists are grouped and led by an experienced guide who specializes in teaching about the landscape and wildlife. The journey goes far to the marvelous twin lakes.
As well enjoy Spectacular views at the twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo.
- Ground transport per 4WD
- Bottled water
- Full board accommodation – 1 night
- Park entrance fees
- Game drive
- Lake Ihema Boat trip
- Service of an English-speaking driver guide
- All mentioned activities except for the optional ones
- Tourist Entry Visa
- International Flight Tickets
- Travel Insurance
- Laundry, Alcoholic drinks/spirits
- Tips and Gratuities
- Any other items not shown or expressly mentioned as included.
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Day One: Kigali City – Volcanoes National Park
A Classic Volcanoes National Park tour to a foreign country, Rwanda is fun with a right travel company like Ikaze Rwanda Tour. The member of our team is easily noticed in the unique uniform on your upon your arrival at Kigali International Airport. Safely transfer to Kigali Genocide Memorial to learn about Rwanda’s tragic history and pay respect to the victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi. Enjoy the drive through the Kigali city on the smooth roads. Freely associate with the natives and can as well take photographs. Currently, the memorial site compounds are surrounded with flower gardens all over.
Afterwards, taste local food of your choice at any of the restaurant or hotel. As you refresh, get ready for the two-hour drive to Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda’s north.
Day Two: Golden Monkey Trekking & Twin Lakes
After an early breakfast, drive to the park offices for registration and a briefing. Then, the golden monkey trekking begins! During the journey, learn about the interesting life of this endangered species, often called the “Little Primates” of the Virungas, and enjoy seeing their playful nature as they forage for the freshest bamboo leaves.
When the trekking ends, return to the lodge for a delicious lunch. In the afternoon, drive to the picturesque twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo. You can also discover local traditions by visiting a nearby cultural village. Dinner will be served during the overnight stay at your lodge.
Day Three: Gorilla Trekking
After a briefing at the Volcanoes National Park headquarters, the trekking begins! Embrace the amazing adventure of trekking the rare and critically endangered mountain gorillas. Indulge in the park’s fresh rainforest, colorful butterflies, and hypnotic bird songs.
When you reach the gorillas, savor the moment (and take a selfie). Observe how they live, eat, play, and rest. Chilling with a silverback is one of the greatest wildlife experiences on earth. Try it! After the trekking, drive back to Kigali.
Accommodation: Kigali Serena Hotel (Luxury), Hôtel des Mille Collines (Midrange) or Onomo Hotel (Budget)
Day Four: Kigali
Start your day with leisure or souvenir shopping at the city’s popular handicraft markets. You will then be accompanied to the airport for your return flight.
BEST ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS.
- Bisate Lodge (Luxury)
- Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Midrange) or the Garden Place Hotel (Budget)
Best Time to Visit Rwanda
The best time for Rwanda gorilla trekking and other wildlife viewing tours is during the Dry seasons from June to August and December to February. Primate walks in the forest are a big part of any safari in Rwanda. The habitat of rainforests is, by default, very wet, and one can’t avoid rain completely.
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3 Days Gorillas and Kigali City Tour
Spend 3 days and 2 nights in Rwanda on this Rwanda Gorillas and Kigali City Tour to where you can for gorilla trekking in the Volcanoes National Park and a tour of Kigali City