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Day 1: Kigali city tour

Stop At: Kigali, Kigali, Kigali Province
Pick up at Kigali International Airport. By our Driver guide, our private car will drive you to the Hotel for luggage’s deposit. Afterwards, we will drive you to the city tour trip. Trip to the top of Mt. Kigali for views of the city and the countryside, a milk bar, Richard Kant House visit, a neighborhood market, Arts work visit, a great Rwandan lunch, the best coffee around, a neighborhood walk and ends at the Kigali Genocide Memorial. Our tour ends around 2:30pm at The Kigali Genocide Memorial. Our driver and vehicle will wait with you until 5pm (when the memorial closes) for those interested. We highly recommend visiting the Memorial. There is also an option to get a ride back to your hotel at 2:30pm for those not interested in visiting the Memorial. Please mind that this tour does not include accommodation.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch: Drinking water
Accommodation included: No accommodation

Day 2: Nyungwe Forest

Stop At: Nyungwe National Park, Butare Rwanda
Transfer to Nyungwe Depart from Kigali; en-route visit some historical sites on the main road like Kamegeri’s rock , National Museum of Rwanda, Check in the hotel and refresh before you go for a late afternoon drive at the tea plantations to see the tea plantation Overnight at your Guest House
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch: Drinking water
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight around Gisakura

Day 3: Nyungwe Forest

Stop At: Nyungwe National Park, Butare Rwanda
Nyungwe National Park. Early breakfast (4:45am); then drive to the chimp trekking point. After trekking, you may go for the Canopy Walkway follows. This is 50 meters above the ground level, and 200 meters long. The dizzying platform is above a steep and deep valley across a massive forest. The hanging platform which allows visitors to view different animal species in Nyungwe forest spreads over hundreds of square meters and will allow visitors to be at the “eye-to-eye level” with different primate species, and many bird species, all of which are fond of inhabiting the upper scales of the forest.You will also have time to meet farmers at the tea plantations or visit the tea factory. Afterwards, drive to Rusizi. Check in and have lunch at the hotel. Some time to relax after trekking chimps. Overnight at a recommended Hotel. Aparts from Chimps Trekking, Nyungwe National Park offers other activities like the canopy walk, Kamiranzovu trail, Birds watching, Hiking, and other trails of activities can be confirmed depending on your aspirations.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch: Drinking Water
• Dinner: Drinking water
Accommodation included: Overnight around Gisakura

Day 4: Kibuye

Stop At: Kibuye, Kibuye, Western Province
Transfer to Karongi (formerly known as Kibuye ); visit. Napoleon’s hut and Amahoro “Peace” Islands – Enjoy fried Kivu fish and potatoes on the island plus some cold drinks of your choice. Swimming is optional to any interested member/guest. Overnight at a recommended Hotel.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch: Water
• Dinner: Drinking Water
Accommodation included: Overnight at a hotel in Kibuye

Day 5: Musanze

Stop At: Musanze District, Musanze District, Northern Province
Transfer to Musanze. Transfer to Musanze. Visits the twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo in the afternoon. Overnight at recommended hotel.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch: Drinking water
• Dinner: Drinking Water
Accommodation included: Overnight at a hotel in Musanze

Day 6: Gorilla Trekking at Volcanoes National Park

Stop At: Volcanoes National Park, Musanze Kinigi, Ruhengeri Rwanda
Gorillas Trekking. Early breakfast (5:30am); start gorilla trekking procedures at 7:00am at the park headquarters. After gorilla trekking, refresh and for a courtesy visit to Karisoke Research center and drive to Kinigi cultural village to enjoy the traditional dance. Overnight at recommended hotel.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch: Drinking Water
• Dinner: Drinking Water
Accommodation included: Overnight at a hotel in Musanze or Rubavu

Day 7: Fishing experience in Lake Kivu-Gisenyi town

Stop At: Rubavu, Rubavu, Western Province
ransfer to Rubavu, Gisenyi city(Current Rubavu) – check in the hotel. Drive around Gisenyi town as we head to Rubona fishing village to experience the lifestyle of fishermen and also watch the hot springs. Swimming is optional in the lake. Overnight at a recommended Hotel. Banana and Sorghum beer production visit . Banana and sorghum are some of our staple Food products in Rwanda and they are used in different ways i.e.as food, local beer/drinks and very important in the cultural practices most especially during our traditional weddings ceremonies, settling of disputes between community members, bonding relationship between different families etc. Rwanda has four common species of banana plants and each species of banana plant has got unique uses and value. Practically, you will learn and understand while in the field. Sorghum production is quite complicated but made simple to experience and really a thrilling experience.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch: Drinking water
• Dinner: Drinking Water
Accommodation included: Overnight at a hotel in Musanze city

Day 8: Musanze

Stop At: Ruhengeri, Ruhengeri, Musanze District, Northern Province
En route from Gisenyi through Musanze back to Kigali , guests will visit different touristic places accordingly.Mainly the Kirenge Arts center in Rulindo District. Before reaching Rulindo, visitors will have an opportunity to visit coffee plantations in Gakenke District. En route do shopping. Check arts market for more souvenirs. Dinner at a recommended restaurant. A bye bye party will be organized in the evening with presence of Rwandan traditional dancers and singers to say good bye.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch: Drinking water
• Dinner: Drinking Water
Accommodation included: No accommodation

Day 9: Kigali

Stop At: Kigali, Kigali, Kigali Province
Depart Rwanda. Transfer to the airport and depart Rwanda.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch: Drinking water
Accommodation included: No Accommodation
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We can pick up travelers from any Hotel in Kigali

Airports

  • Kigali Intl. Airport, Kigali Rwanda
Departure Time
10/22/2019 - 1/23/2021Monday:08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Tuesday:08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wednesday:08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Thursday:08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Friday:08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Saturday:09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Sunday:09:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Duration
9 days
Inclusions
  • 7x Dinner
  • 9x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 9 nights
  • 6 accomodation
  • Private transportation
  • Driver
  • Fuel
  • Site permits
  • Entrance fees
  • Porters and Rangers
  • Airport pick up and drop off
  • Entry/Admission - Nyungwe National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Volcanoes National Park
Exclusions
  • 3 accomodations
  • Air Ticket
  • Beer
  • Health insurance
  • Medical bills
  • Other personal expenses
  • Gorrilla permit of $1500
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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By: African Travellers Ltd
5 reviews
kwisisqo
Kigali, Rwanda
10
The canopy walk was amazing !
The trip to Nyungwe where i did a canopy walk in Nyungwe was very amazing and I would definitely recommend it to
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nibagwifanny
Kigali, Rwanda
10
Very fin and wonderful Canopy walk
I went on Nyungwe trip with African Travellers Ltd and I must say that it is something that I have never
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rcmustadin
Dublin, Ireland
10
Excellent service
Got excellent service from the team in charge of my trip. I liked the organization and the way they were proactive
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nfannyg
Kibuye, Rwanda
10
Services
I liked the hotel, it had hot water and health breakfast and food. I didn't face any challenge.Everything were
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francis12r
10
Amazing canopy walk in Nyungwe Forest
This was really amazing . JeanPaul was so good and always took time to prepare for our trip. I was happy with his
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