…immense yourself in the intriguing past…
- Admire the world famous Mountain Gorillas
- Travel in a private 4WD Vehicle
- Enjoy the beautiful hilly Rwanda countryside and the magnificent view of the chain of volcanoes.
- Golden Monkey encounter
- Excellent value
- Genocide memorial visit
- Lake Kivu
- Day 1: Arrive Kigali, transfer to hotel
- Day 2: Visit to Ntarama/Nyamata genocide site, road transfer to Musanze
- Day 3: Gorilla trekking
- Day 4: Golden Monkey trekking
- Day 5:Road transfer to Gisenyi
- Day 6; Transfer to the airport to catch flight
Day 1: Arrive Kigali International Airport
On arrival at Kigali International Airport, you will be met by Amahoro driver/guide and be transferred to your hotel in Kigali arriving for overnight on bed and breakfast.
Day 2: Visit Ntarama & Nyamata Memorial Visit + Depart For Ruhengeri
After breakfast depart for a visit to the Ntarama church where mass killings occurred during the 1994 genocide; The Ntarama Genocide Memorial is located about 30 kilometers south of the capital city of Kigali. Learn more about the unity and reconciliation commission. Proceed to Nyamata memorial site- a church where around 2,500 people were killed and it has become emblematic of the barbaric treatment of women during the genocide. Return to the city for lunch then depart for a 2 hours‟ drive to Ruhengeri area the second largest town in Rwanda.
Day 3: Gorilla Tracking
After an early breakfast, you will proceed to the National Park headquarters – Kinigi to meet your guides for the day. After completing our park formalities, we are embark on a once in a life time experience of tracking mountain gorillas. Once you spot them you are allowed to spend an hour watching your closest long lost cousin. You will spend one hour with the gorillas, but it is an hour you will never forget. Return to your hotel for lunch and later dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Golden Monkey Tracking + Intercultural Exchange
This day is set out for Golden Monkey tracking in the Volcanoes National Park. Entering dense stands of bamboo interspersed with open glades; you will make your way deep into golden monkey territory. Though viewing is kept to a maximum of one hour, travelers can get an up-close look at the golden monkey in its natural habitat. Return to your hotel to freshen up and have lunch then go for the interesting trip to the local brew makers to understand the chemistry about the process of brewing a local beer from bananas fruits. Later return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Depart for Gisenyi
After breakfast you depart for Gisenyi with a stop at the Imbabazi Orphanage- Rosamond Halsey Carr (1912-2006) founded the Imbabazi Orphanage in 1994.Take a walk around the homestead and also get see lots of flowers that were planted by her as she really loved flowers. Continue to Gisenyi arriving for lunch and check in at your hotel. The afternoon is spent in Gisenyi the largest port on the Rwandan shore of Lake Kivu.
Day 6: Depart
After breakfast and depending with your flight departure timings; the early part of the day is spent in Gisenyi the largest port on the Rwandan shore of Lake Kivu. Depart for a 3 hours‟ drive to Kigali and on to the Kigali International airport for your flight back home.