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5 Day Rwanda Gorillas and Lake Kivu Tour

Day 1:  Arrival in Kigali at Kanombe International Airport
Upon your arrival at Kanombe International Airport in Kigali, you will be met by a representative from Terrain safaris who will welcome you and transfer you to your respective Hotel in Kigali for dinner and overnight stay (Hotel Chezlando for budget travelers/Hotel des Mille Collines for luxury travelers). (BB)

Day 2: Kigali City tour and transfer to PNV
After breakfast at your Hotel in the morning, you will have a short Kigali city tour and later you will drive northwards to Kinigi via Ruhengeri. En route, the journey offers you beautiful scenery of rolling hills for which the country Rwanda is well known. Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Nest Hotel/Kinigi Guest House/Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge (FB)

Day 3: Gorilla Tracking in PNV
This will be your best day. After breakfast at your lodge or guest house, you will head to the park headquarters in Kinigi for a briefing from the ORTPN wardens. After the briefing, you will then head for gorilla tracking with in Parc National des Volcans with the rest of the trackers. Your encounter with these man’s closest shy friends will be a highlight of your Rwanda Safari and the experience you will get this day, will be memorable and your safari will be a once life time to remember. Gorilla tracking/trekking can take 2 to 8 hours with in this jungle forest and it depends on the movement of the Gorillas on the previous and that particular day. After tracking, you will retire to your hotel for dinner and overnight at Gorilla Nest Hotel/Kinigi Guest House/Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge (FB)

Day 4: Transfer to Lake Kivu
Have a morning breakfast after which you will transfer to Lake Kivu. Upon arrival, you will take a boat cruise on the lake. Return back to lodge for lunch and after relax at the beach or take a swim in this fresh and bilharzia – free lake. Dinner and overnight stay at Lake Kivu Serena Hotel or Paradise Malahide Hotel (FB)

Day 5: Transfer back to Kigali and departure.
After breakfast, you will check out of the hotel and transfer back to Kigali.  Drop off will be at your Hotel in Kigali or will be transferred to the Airport for your flight back home.