Rwanda Gorilla and Lake Kivu Holidays

 Rwanda Gorilla and Lake Kivu Holidays

Rwanda gorilla & Lake Kivu safari will give you great opportunities to see the mountain gorillas in Volcanoes national park and also trek the golden monkeys and then experience a short beach holiday on the famous Lake Kivu which sits in the Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo border.

From the airport in Kigali, you will be transferred by road to your accommodation in the volcanoes national park to check in to your lodge. Depending on your arrival time, you’ll be at leisure for the rest of your day. Overnight and dinner to your accommodation.

On the next day, after an early breakfast, your guide will transfer you to the park briefing area. Trekking briefing is at 8am at the headquarters; after you will be in the forest in search of the gorilla.

Depending on the gorilla family you are allocated you will either entre the forest by foot, or you will drive a short distance by road to a convenient entry point. The gorilla trekking safari excursion can take anywhere from a few hours up to most of the day depending on the location of the gorilla.

A packed lunch will be provided by the lodge. On returning from your gorilla trekking tour, you will be awarded by a gorilla trekking certificate indicating the family trekked with your name to prove that you successfully completed the trekking experience. Overnight and dinner at you lodge.

On the next day of your stay, you’ll generally be at leisure with plenty time to relax, go through your memorable trekking experience pictures, enjoy the views at the lodge terrace and truly appreciate the beauty of this wonderful and fantastic country, though can also opt for some activities offer by both the communities around and the lodge if you may wish to, after you will depart for Lake Kivu where you will enjoy infinity views of the lake and the sunset over the mountain hills.

Lake Kivu is Rwanda’s largest and most scenic Lake. it is where Rwandans and Visitors to Rwanda go to relax and chill out for a few days.

There is no better place to bring a mountain gorilla safari to an end than at Lake Kivu where you can swim – there is no danger from hippos, crocodiles or even Bilharzia – you can lounge on sandy beaches and take a dip in the lake and enjoy a refreshing swim in Lake Kivu.

For most it is simply a place to relax and chill out, while other take nature walks, go birding in a boat or on land, explore some of the islands, the nearby hot springs and more.

There is a variety of hotels to enjoy from budget to exclusive up-market lodges and hotels. The choice is yours according to what your pocketbook will allow you to spend.


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