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4 days Gorilla Tracking Lake Kivu, Rwanda Adventure, Rwanda Gorilla Tracking, Rwanda Safaris
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4 days Gorilla Tracking Lake Kivu upon arrival at Kigali InternationalAirport, you will be met by Gosheni Adventures representative, outside theairport arrivals section and transferred to either Kigali Serena/LemigoHotel/Luxury Hotel Rwanda.
Day 2 – Volcanoes National Park
Breakfast at the hotel.
Enjoy a City Tour of Kigali. (Cost of city tour included)
The history of Rwanda dates back centuries, Kigali has been a part of it for100 years. Founded in 1907 as a German settlement, Kigali did not become thecapital until Rwanda’s independence in 1962 when it replaced the colonial seatof power in Butare.
Visit the Kandt museum, see old Kigali and the craft centres then visit thegenocide memorial site. Learn about Rwanda’s history from pre-colonial times tothe 1994 genocide; learn about other genocides in the world and how thiscountry has dealt with that past. Tour more and see the new developments inRwanda; the recovery has been incredible, a testament to humankind’sresilience.
Later, depart Kigali and drive to Ruhengeri. 3 hrs arriving in time forlunch at the Volcanoes National Park HQs
In the evenings, Optional Intore, Cultural Dancers troupe will spice yourstay with memorable Rwandan dances. (at an extra cost of USD 30.00 per person)
Overnight at Sabinyo Silverback Lodge/Virunga lodge/ Mountain Gorilla ViewLodge/ Home inn Hotel (LDBB)
Day 3: – Volcanoes/Lake Kivu
Breakfast at the hotel/lodge.
0700 hrs: Registration is a simple process where the park staff determineswhich group of gorillas you will visit. The park staff discusses your fitnesslevel and advises you of the trekking times and conditions to the variousgroups based upon their location in the park the previous evening. There are atotal of 88 gorilla permits available each day with a maximum of eight trekkersvisiting any one group.
Once the trekkers are put into groups, each group’s Lead Guide briefs thetrekkers of the trekking procedures as well as the “do’s and don’ts” while inthe presence of gorillas. After the briefing, trekkers return to theirrespective vehicles for the drive up the mountain to the starting point.
Trekking can take from two to six or more hours if the gorillas move before thepark rangers locate them the next morning. The guides stop frequently to allowtrekkers a chance to rest and take photos along the way.
After the trek, rejoin your driver Guide for a transfer to your lodge/hotel forlunch
After lunch, depart from foothills of the volcanoes and drive to Lake KivuSerena arriving in the evening. Afternoon at leisure to enjoy optionalactivities offered at an extra cost.
Overnight at Lake Kivu Serena (BB)
Day 4: – Kigali / Departure
Breakfast at the hotel. Early morning at leisure to enjoy optional activities.Later depart
eastwards past coffee, tea and banana plantations on a scenic drive to Kigali.Everything and everywhere, sheer green and hanging on the hills; Rwanda truly –land of a thousand fertile green hills. (Approximately 3 hrs),
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight.
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