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    $3600 p/p in USD
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Vazquez Tours & Travel

  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Rwanda
  • Uganda



Tour Type

Tour Type

Guided, Small Group

Safari Standard

Safari Standard


Tour Overview

This safari takes you to remote Rwanda in search of endangered mountain gorillas and golden monkeys. Become one of the privileged few to have a close encounter with a group of these habituated primates. Witness the sight of the impressive Virunga Mountains and visit Lake Kivu, one of the Africa’s great lakes, for relaxation along its shores. Prepare your cameras for incredible wildlife and landscape photography.

General Information

  • Safari types:
    Gorilla Safari, Primate Safari, Trekking Safari
  • Activities:
    Trekking, Boat Cruise
  • Getting around:
    4x4 Vehicle
  • Start/end:
    Start in Kigali , end in Kigali

Rates – Per Person USD

From USD 4,200 per person 1 person travelling

From USD 3,600 per person, 2 people travelling

From USD 3,500 per person, 3 people travelling

From USD 3,400 per person, 4 people travelling

From USD 3,300 per person, 5 people travelling

From USD 3,200 per person, 6 people travelling

From USD 3,100 per person, 7 people travelling

From USD 3,000 per person, 8 people travelling

What's Included

  • Accommodation (3 nights, based on standard rooms)
  • Full board on safari as per itinerary
  • Gorilla trekking permit
  • Golden monkey tracking permit
  • Gorilla Guardians Village former Iby’Iwacu cultural village entrance fees
  • Boat trip at Lake Kivu & all park entrance fees
  • Full time English/French specking driver guide
  • Ground transportation by 4×4 wheel drive
  • Mineral water in the car during the safari (3 bottles per person per day)
  • Relevant government taxes
  • Medical evacuation insurance
  • Airport transfers

What's Excluded

  • International flights
  • Visas (Rwanda visa can be obtained with ease at Kigali International Airport for USD 30 per person (Passport should be valid at least 6 months beyond period of stay)
  • Expenses like laundry, beverages, bar bill, telephone, hotel mini bar etc.
  • Tips (guideline USD 10 per person)


  • This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘Vazquez Tours & Travel
  • All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
  • Display price is usually based on two people sharing
  • Vazquez Tours & Travel‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
  • All itineraries are subject to availability

Day by Day Overview

Arrival of your flight at Kigali International Airport, where you’ll be warmly welcomed by Vazquez Tours & Travel Ltd representative who will shortly brief you about your tour in Rwanda and introduce to your driver guide. Immediate transfer to Volcanoes National Park, a 2-hour drive from Kigali city. Arrive at Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel for check in, dinner & overnight.

Overnight: Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel
Day meal plan: Dinner

At 06:00 have breakfast then at 06:30 your driver guide will transfer your to the Volcanoes National Park Headquarters for registration and briefing. Your driver guide will assist and facilitate on identifying the gorilla family you will track. Tracking can be between 90 minutes and 6 hours depending on what family group is assigned. You will spend one hour with the gorillas, sometimes moving around to stay with the gorillas or following them. The guide will ensure you are in the best spots to take the most beautiful pictures and experience this breathtaking experience properly. You will then drive back to the hotel for lunch and refreshment.

Later in the afternoon, you will visit Gorilla Guardians former Iby’iwacu cultural village, which displays a traditional Rwandan lifestyle including dress code, food growing, processing and preparation, traditional wedding ceremonies and interpersonal relationships within the community. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Overnight: Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel
Day meal plan: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Early breakfast at the hotel then at 06:30 report to the park headquarters for your second experience with another endangered species in Volcanoes National Park – golden monkeys. It is normally an easy trek which might take between 45 minutes to 2 hours. You will then drive back to your hotel for lunch.

In the afternoon, your driver guide will transfer you to Gisenyi town (Lake Kivu). This is the largest fresh water lake in Rwanda and provides a perfect relaxing place. Reach Lake Kivu late in the afternoon to relax along the lake shore. Dinner and overnight at Lake Kivu Serena Hotel.

Overnight: Lake Kivu Serena Hotel
Day meal plan: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

09:00 breakfast at the hotel then at 10:00 take a boat ride on Lake Kivu, visiting the fishing villages, Have lunch and transfer back to Kigali, Stop over at a couple of craft shops to buy souvenisr. Proceed to Kigali International Airport for your departure flight.

Day meal plan: Breakfast & lunch

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