Explore the South African wilderness on this 3-day tour of the Volcano National Park and meet and click pictures with friendly and cuddly mountain gorillas, the highlight of your trip. Along the way, you will also visit the Virunga Conservation Area, and get to stay at some of the finest lodges in close proximity to the Volcanoes National Park.
Arrive at the Kigali
International Airport to be greeted by our representative. From here, you’ll board a safari vehicle for your transfer to the Virunga Conservation Area, home to the highest population of mountain gorillas, in time for lunch. Time permitting; you will be encouraged to explore the villages and local markets as well as the stunning twin lakes of Bulera and Ruhondo. Overnight stay at the lodge on full-board basis.
Mountain Gorilla View Lodge:
Bordering the Volcanoes National Park, the Mountain Gorilla View Lodge finds itself perfectly situated for spotting the famous gorillas in Rwanda as well as for the stunning visuals of the volcanoes. Comprised by 30 individual stone and thatch cottages, the Mountain Gorilla View Lodge covers 4 acres of land on the slopes of Mt Sabinyo. Individually equipped with facilities like a small lounge with a fire place and a private veranda, this eco-lodge makes for an ideal base from which one can explore the area and organise treks to see the Golden monkeys.
Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge:
Located just a few minutes away from the headquarters of the Volcanoes National Park, the Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge offers five luxurious double cottages, two suites and one family suite to its patrons. The cottages and suites here are built of Rwandese terracotta tile roofs, and feature large sitting areas, fireplaces, stylish en-suite bathrooms finished with Venetian plaster a dressing room and a sheltered veranda. The lodge’s proximity to the Volcano National Park from where clients trek on foot to see the magnificent Mountain Gorilla makes it a favourite amongst the travellers.
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Volcanoes National Park is
set high on the jungle-covered slopes of the volcanic Virunga Mountains and is best known as a sanctuary for the region’s rare mountain gorillas as well as golden monkeys. Also the home to five of the eight volcanoes of the Virunga Mountains, the park allows for regulated treks to spend time with its popular inhabitants as well as for exploration of the famous volcanoes.
Be transferred to the office of Volcanoes National Park in the morning after breakfast. Pay heed to park guide’s instructions on the expectant behaviour in the jungle and in the presence of mountain gorillas. After a slightly bumpy ride to the beginning of the trek, hike for 10-20 minutes through fields to reach the periphery of the forest. After entering the park, you begin your gorilla spotting trek till noon. Guests are advised to carry water bottles along with zip lock bags and rainproof-clothing as it can rain anytime here. Photography is allowed; make sure you have reliable cameras handy. Return to your hotel for lunch. Overnight stay at the hotel in Kigali.
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Post breakfast, transfer to
Kigali Airport for your onward journey to UK with sweet memories.
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The hotel is in central Kigali Rwanda, just 10 kilometres from Kigali International Airport. Kigali Convention Centre and Stade Amahoro are also within 6 minute from the hotel.More info
Located on the northwest edge of Rwanda, in Ruhengeri, bordering the magnificent Volcanoes National Park. Arrivals at the Kigali International Airport can expect a drive of 90 minutes to two hours to the Lodge.More info
Located very close, about 15 minutes, from the main headquarters of Rwanda's Volcanoes National Park, this is a very handy base from which to explore the area and organise treks to see the golden monkeys and the mountain gorMore info
Hotel is strategically located just 4 Kilometer from Kigali International airport. Big Local food Market is 400 metres from Flame Tree Village, while US Embassy is 1.4 kilometer from the property.More info
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