This itinerary allows you to explore Rwanda and provides you with the opportunity of spending time with habituated gorillas, go trekking for chimps and experience the culture of Rwandan people.
Fly Heathrow/Nairobi – day flight arriving early evening. You will be met at Nairobi airport and transferred to a centrally located hotel for overnight B/B accommodation.
Transfer to JKIA airport and fly to Kigali where you will be met and taken to your hotel. The afternoon is set aside for a sight-seeing tour of the town of Kigali including the Franco-Rwandan Cultural centre and Genocide Memorial site.
Overnight at Kigali Serena Hotel on a bed and breakfast basis.
After breakfast set off for Akagera National Park arriving in time for lunch, followed by an afternoon game drive. Overnight at the Akagera Game Lodge on a full board basis
Enjoy a morning and afternoon game drive within the National park and taking a boat ride on Lake Ihema to view the waterfowl. Overnight at the Akagera Game Lodge on a full board basis
Continue the tour to Butare, stopping in Nyanza en-route to visit the ancient palace of Mwami, a Rwandan King. You have lunch at the Ibis hotel in Butare and a brief tour of the city before continuing to Nyungwe National Park, game viewing en route.
Overnight at Gisakura Guesthouse on a full board basis.
Todayyou trek in the forest, tracking chimpanzees!!! Overnight at Gisakura Guesthouse on a full board basis.
Return to the forest to visit Kamiranzovu waterfalls and after lunch continue to Kibuye on Lake Kivu. Overnight at Moriah Hill resort on a full board basis.
A day to relax and enjoy the lake. After lunch, you travel to Gisenyi appreciating spectacular views en-route. Overnight at Lake Kivu Serena Hotel on a full board basis.
Another day of leisure with an optional boat trip. After lunch, you drive to Volcanoes National Park and participate in a gorilla tracking briefing. Overnight at Gorilla Volcanoes Hotel on a full board basis.
Today you have an early morning Gorilla trek in search of your assigned group. After spending just an hour with the habituated gorilla family return to the lodge for lunch. Afternoon drive to Kigali, arriving in time of dinner.
Overnight at Kigali Serena hotel on a full board basis
Transfer to the airport and fly back to Nairobi and take the overnight flight from NAIROBI to LONDON flight departing just before mid-night
Arrive London early AM.