On this Culture tour of Rwanda, you will get close and interact with the people of Rwanda, visit the local communities, the King’s palace, cultural sites among other attractions; the beautiful tea plantations in Ruhengeri, a visit to the ancient Rwanda King’s palace in Nyanza among other activities. We shall not miss out on the beatiful nature sightseeing in Rwanda, a tour to the twin lakes of Ruhondo and Bulera shall be rewarding and very relaxing to enjoy on this tour in Rwanda.
Day 1 : Arrival at the Airport in Kigali : On arrival at Kanombe airport in Kigali, you will be met by your guide who will transfer you to your Hotel. Dinner, overnight at The Manor Hotel (Deluxe) /Serena Hotel (Luxury)/Chez Lando Hotel (Budget).
Day 2: Morning City tour and transfer to Volcanoes national Park: Breakfast go for a city tour where you will visit the genocide memorial museum, national museum and others. Take a lunch break, drive a scenic drive through terraced hills to Volcanoes national park, home to the endangered mountain gorillas.In the evening, go for cultural walk to Iby’wachu where you will learn more about the Banyarwanda community and their tradition. Be entertained in their traditional dances. Dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla view Lodge (Luxury)/Le Bambou gorilla lodge (Deluxe)/Muhabura hotel (Budget).
Day 3: Gorilla tracking and afternoon Nature walk : Breakfast, briefing from the senior park ranger ,then proceed for gorilla trekking for 2 to 6 hours in the jungle. You will be allowed to stay in the presence of the gorillas for a maximum of 1 full hour. Return to your Hotel for lunch and relax. In the evening, you may go for cultural walk, where you will be entertained by the Banyarwanda community, or go for nature walk to the lakes and caves. Dinner and overnight
Day 4: Dian Fossey Hike and transfer to Lake Kivu: After Breakfast, go for the hike up to Karisoke research centre, established by Dian Fossey. Learn more about the activities of Dian Fossey of concerving the lives of the mountain gorillas. On return, you will transfer you to Lake Kivu. Dinner and overnight at Lake Kivu Serena Hotel(Luxury)/ Stipp Hotel(Deluxe)/Paradise Malahide(Budget).
Day 5: Transfer to Nyungwe : In the morning after a relaxed breakfast, you will take a boat cruise on the Lake Kivu u to the coffee island, the hot springs and the Goma border. Enjoy the activities of the Rwanda people, how they brew the local bear. Later, drive to Nyungwe with en route stop overs for photography and lunch, reaching Nyungwe in the evening. Dinner and overnight at Gisakura Guest House (Budget)/Nyungwe top view hotel (Deluxe)/Nyungwe forest Lodge (Luxury).
Day 6: Cultural walk and Return to Kigali : In the morning after breakfast, you will visit the Batwa community and learn more of their unique way of behavior. Later, set off for Kigali with en route visiting the King’s Palace at Nyanza, Butare Museums and Murambi Genocide Memorial Site. You will reach Kigali late in the afternoon.
The Safari Package Covers: Gorilla Tracking Permit,Chimps Trekking Permit,Entrance Fee the names places, Government Taxes,Full Board Accommodation (5 nights) and en-route meals as indicated in the itinerary,Full time English speaking Driver/Guide,Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari vehicle,Airport transfer, as long as your flight is on the same day on which the safari ends.
Safari Exclusions: Airfares,Visa Fees,Personal Insurance,Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities.