This 5 Days Rwanda Gorilla & Lake Kivu Tour highlights a mountain gorilla trekking adventure in Volcanoes National Park Rwanda and a Lake Kivu excursion after. This Rwanda gorilla safari package is designed to let you trek and relax at the Gisenyi beaches after.
Day 1 of 5 days Rwanda tour: Arrival and Transfer to Ruhengeri
On this first day of your 5 Days Rwanda Gorilla & Lake Kivu Rwanda Tour, you will be welcomed by a tour guide from our Rwanda tours and travel agency and later on transferred to Kigali city for a brief city excursion that should reward you sights of the Gisozi Genocide Memorial monument and a lot other places. In the afternoon, you will be transferred to Muwsanze Town, formerly called Ruhengeri; where Volcanoes National Park is found for dinner and stay. Overnight at Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge.
Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Parc National Des Volcans
Early in the morning after breakfast and a briefing from the ORTPN officials, you will set off for your Rwanda gorilla trekking experience. This experience of gorilla trekking is a once in a life time adventure. The rangers will lead you alongside other members in your small safari group deep into the forest in search of the Gorillas.
You will move up and down the rugged terrain until you finally meet these harmonious creatures whose company you will cherish for 1 hour. The activity in Rwanda can take 3 – 5 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas. In the afternoon you may go for an optional village tour for a cultural experience with a resident local guide. Return for dinner and overnight stay at Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge as above.
Day 3: Transfer to Gisenyi – Lake Kivu
Wake up to a cup of coffee and visit the Museum in Musanze where you will learn about Gorilla conservation and the works of the late Dian Fossey Fossey. Leave Musanze and visit the caves on your way to Gisenyi. Proceed to Gisenyi arriving in time for lunch and relax by the shores. Dinner and overnight at Hotel Malahide Paradise.
Day 4: Full day in Gisenyi
You will have breakfast in the morning and then spend a full day in the town of Gisenyi. On this day you will have a boat cruise to the Island on the Lake and visit the shores of Lake Kivu for swimming. In the evening, visit the Local market, you will also move around the streets while looking at the old colonial buildings. Dinner and overnight in Gisenyi at Hotel Malahide Paradise as above.
Day 5: Transfer back to Kigali City
Breakfast will be served early this day and then after, you will check out from your Hotel and later transfer to Kigali. Depending on the time of your flight, you will be dropped off at the Airport for your flight back home.