Gorilla tracking

Gorilla tracking

Price per person (6 persons)

$1.750

Price per person (2 persons)

$2.075

Gorilla tracking at Virunga Mountains

You will visit
  • Volcans National Park
  • Kigali
Details
Duration:
3 days
Destination:
Uganda & Rwanda
Start / End location:
Kigali / Kigali
Safari type:
Safari only
Accommodation:
comfort
Highlights
  • Tracking gorillas
  • Kigali City tour
  • Genocide Museum in Kigali
  • Lush green mountains in Rwanda

Itinerary

Open all
1. day
Kigali - Volcans National Park
(D)

Arrive to Kigali. Travel to Ruhengeri. Evening at leisure of your hotel/lodge.


Arrive to Kigali latest approximately by 14 PM. You will be met at the airport by your driver – guide after having cleared immigration formalities and picked up your luggage. Proceed to Northern Rwanda on scenic and winding roads arriving during the course of the afternoon. Driving time; Approximately 3 Hours. If you arrive early in the day you will be given the chance to have lunch either in Kigali or in the northern provincial town of Ruhengeri as preferred and what is most convenient time wise. Please be aware that today’s lunch is at your own expense. Meals included this day; Dinner.

2. day
Volcans National Park - Kigali
(B,L)

Gorilla tracking. Return to Kigali late afternoon.

• Please remember to bring drinking water (We suggest minimum 2 litres) as well as some “energizers” like sweets, chocolate & biscuits which will be appreciated should the trek turn out to be a long one.

• You also have to bring your passport with you this morning as the wildlife authority needs to verify your name on the Gorilla permits, we do although strongly suggest you leave your passport for safe keeping with your driver – guide and not bring it with you in to the rain forest.

05.30 AM or earlyer - Wake up! Wake up calls can be booked with the hotel reception.

06.00 AM / MORNING. Breakfast at the lodge / hotel.06.30 AM / MORNING. Depart from the hotel with your driver – guide arriving the “check in office” for your Gorilla trek approximately at 7 AM where you can have a cup of coffee / tea compliments of the national park authority while your driver - guide handles the check in formalities for you.

07.30 AM / MORNING (Approximately). Briefing from your designated Gorilla trekking guide from the Rwandan national park authority.

08.00 – 08.30 AM / MORNING (Approximately). Depart with your vehicle and driver - guide to the actual starting point of your Gorilla trek where he will wait for you until you return from the trek.

12.00 NOON – 15.00 PM (Approximately). Return from the trek and return to the lodge for a lunch – even if it might be a late one. Return to Kigali arriving late afternoon – early evening.

3. day
Kigali
(B)

Morning guided Kigali city tour. Followed by departure transfer to airport.

Breakfast “at leisure” at your hotel or guest house as chosen.08.30 AM. You will be picked up from your hotel / guest house by your driver – guide and do a city tour seeing Kigali’s landmarks which are admittedly quite few – and also including a visit to the horrific, but very enlightening “Gisozi Genocide Museum – Memorial”. It is located in the outskirts of Kigali. You will also visit the “Caplaki Wood Carvers market” should you wish to do some souvenir shopping. You will be dropped at Kigali airport three (3) hours prior to your flights’ scheduled departure time – meaning your earliest departure time should be approximately 14 PM in order to have sufficient time for a “good” city tour including having ample time to spend enough time at the genocide museum. Meals included this day; Breakfast only.

Accommodation types

Comfort

Good value

Comfort Accommodation type

Accommodations suggested within this itinerary are on our comfort class of selected tented camps, hotels and lodges.

  • 3 to 4 star level tented camps, hotels, lodges
  • Small and private accommodations
  • With good safari spirit

Included in price

Superior

An up-grade class 1

Superior Accommodation type

Accommodations suggested within up-grade 1 are mix of comfort and superior class of selected accommodations.

  • 3 to 5 star level of well positioned accommodations
  • Bigger and more touristic establishments
  • International standard
+ $180 / person
Luxury

An up-grade class 2

Luxury Accommodation type

Accommodations suggested within up-grade 2 are mix of superior and luxury class of selected accommodations.

  • 5 star level of selected accommodations
  • Up-grade at some destinations might not be possible due to adventure element
  • You can also find within your itinerary as well comfort and superior level of accommodations.
+ $735 / person
Inclusions
  • Fully inclusive itinerary
  • Private Transport & Transfers
  • Expert Guides with a Deep Knowledge of the Locale & Wildlife
  • All guided Activity as per itinerary
  • Entry & Park fees as per itinerary
  • Clean & Reliable accommodations
  • Meals as specified (B,L,D)
  • Drinking Water in the car
  • 24 Hour Availability of Immediate Support
  • Committed to Responsible Travel
  • Local flights: N/A
Exclusions
  • International flights
  • International medical insurance
  • Tourist entry visa
  • Alcoholic and Non-alcoholic drinks
  • Tips and Gratitudes
  • Items of personal nature

Tour rates

Date
2 persons
4 persons
6 persons
03. Jan. 17 - 31. Mar. 17
$2.075
$1.780
$1.750
01. Apr. 17 - 31. May. 17
$2.075
$1.780
$1.750
01. Jun. 17 - 30. Jun. 17
$2.075
$1.780
$1.750
01. Jul. 17 - 31. Oct. 17
$2.075
$1.780
$1.750
01. Nov. 17 - 15. Dec. 17
$2.075
$1.780
$1.750
16. Dec. 17 - 03. Jan. 18
$2.075
$1.780
$1.750
Date
Prices
03. Jan. 17 - 31. Mar. 17
2 persons
$2.075
4 persons
$1.780
6 persons
$1.750
01. Apr. 17 - 31. May. 17
2 persons
$2.075
4 persons
$1.780
6 persons
$1.750
01. Jun. 17 - 30. Jun. 17
2 persons
$2.075
4 persons
$1.780
6 persons
$1.750
01. Jul. 17 - 31. Oct. 17
2 persons
$2.075
4 persons
$1.780
6 persons
$1.750
01. Nov. 17 - 15. Dec. 17
2 persons
$2.075
4 persons
$1.780
6 persons
$1.750
16. Dec. 17 - 03. Jan. 18
2 persons
$2.075
4 persons
$1.780
6 persons
$1.750
  • All rates are quoted in USD per person sharing room
  • SRS - Single room supplement applicable to all guests NOT sharing
  • Children policy for 3 to 12 years old:
    - 60% of the adult rate if sharing room with two adults
    - 80% of the adult rate if sharing room with another child / own room
    - 100% of the adult rates if sharing room with one adult only
    - Children below 3 years of age - free of charge
    - Children 12 years of age and above full adult rate applies
  • Easter & Xmas supplement may apply
  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Supplement for 4x4 LAND CRUISER
  • Possible up to 7 people in one vehicle, price depends on the number of persons sharing one vehicle
  • Meal plan: B-breakfast, L-lunch, D-dinner, AL-all inclusive, N/A-not applicable 

 

OPTIONAL
Other activity & excursions: Hot-Air Balloon flight, Snorkeling, Fishing…
Flying Doctors - emergency evacuation services $10 p/week

 

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