Day 1: Kigali/Volcanoes. On arrival at Kigali Airport in the morning hours, meet by our representative and transfer for lunch in town, then follow the road at it climbs to the base of the majestic volcanoes, with spectacular views across the five peaks. To arrive at Kinigi in time for dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge. Approx Transit time: 4 hrs. Includes: (L, D).
Day 2: Volcanoes - Gorilla Tracking. As the first light of dawn breaks through the curtain of mist clinging to the summits of Karisimbi, Bisoke, Sabyniyo, Gahinga and Muhabura, we make our way into the Parc National des Volcans. Tracking the gorillas through the unique vegetation can take several hours of challenging walking in wet and muddy conditions. To see a gorilla, the trek will be worth the hardship. Dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 3: Gorilla Tracking/Lake Kivu. Early morning go for a second Gorilla tracking. In the afternoon, continue toward Gisenyi, a nice small town, located on the northern shore of Lake Kivu for dinner and overnight at Lake Kivu Serena Lodge
Approx Transit time: 2 hrs. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 4: Departure. Early morning hours enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of the calm and pristine waters of Africa’s highest lake (Lake Kivu). From the terrace of your hotel enjoy the fantastic views over Lake and its ragged shore. Later Drive back to Kigali and transfer to your hotel or airport for your outbound flight home.
Approx Transit time: 4½ hrs.
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