Go Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda

5 Days Rwanda Gorillas, Lake Kivu & Culture

This 5 Days Rwanda safari combines various experiences – go gorilla tracking in Parc Nationale des Volcans (PNV), tour Lake Kivu and experience the culture of the Rwandan people. The trip starts with a visit to Volcanoes National Park for mountain gorilla tracking. After the trek, visit the twin lakes of Lake Burera and Ruhondo. Enjoy a leisurely holiday at the Lake Kivu, enjoy a canoe ride. The trip as well includes a visit to several cultural sites including Butare, local museums, genocide memorial centers and more.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Parc nationale des Volcanoes
You will be picked from the airport by our company representative, who will then transfer you to Ruhengeri for dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

Day 2: Gorilla Tracking & Full Day at the twin lakes

Early in the morning go for mountain gorilla trekking in Volcanoes national park, home to the endangered mountain gorillas. In the afternoon, visit the twin lakes, Lake Burera and Ruhondo. At these lakes you may visit the local fishermen and also you could participate in fishing. After lunch, you will go for a boat ride in one of the traditional canoes and have a visit to the local communities and the “snake man” plus the convent “Foyer de Charité”. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 3: Lake Kivu (2 hours drive)
Have breakfast and drive to Lake Kivu. On arrival you will have lunch. Go for a boat ride on the lake, in the evening you will go for swimming and relaxing on the shores of the lake. Dinner and overnight at the lodge

Day 4: City tour

After breakfast you will visit the historical seat of the ancient Rwandan kings in the Palace. After this you will drive to Butare, to visit the National Museum, and then proceed to Kigali for a city tour, where you may visit the genocide memorial centre, and other cultural sites, where they perform traditional dances, and you may participate in these activities. Dinner and overnight at the lodge

Day 5: Shopping and departure
Have breakfast, do some shopping in the cultural villages and markets, have lunch and then you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight.

End of the Safari

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