Short but Sweet Rwanda Retreat

from $3999
Duration
Duration:
4 Days
Type
Type:
Private Tour
Run
Run:
Everyday
Overview

With only a few days to spare, this budget friendly Rwandan Safari takes you to the major sites of the country. Explore the sleeping volcanoes, trek the forest for primates and explore Kigali. Enjoy our Short But Sweet Rwanda Retreat.

Included
  • Exclusive use of a  & 4X4 WD tourist vehicle
  • Bottled mineral water in the vehicle
  • Accommodation at the hotels/lodges mentioned 
  • Activities mentioned in the itinerary
  • All Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Services of professional, experienced English/French speaking driver-guide 
  • Gorilla tracking 
Excluded
  • Entry visa fees
  • Accommodation during the hunting experience
  • Optional extras whilst in Rwanda
  • Alcoholic/Non-alcoholic beverages during meals,
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses 
  • International Travel Insurance

NOTE: Permit once purchased, is not refundable nor can it be transferred.

Itinerary
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Day 1: Arrival Kigali - Welcome to Rwanda

Upon arrival at Kigali international airport, you will be met by our representative outside the customs and immigration hall. He will then introduce you to your driver guide who will transfer you to your hotel in Kigali(15min drive).On arrival at the hotel, you will check-in followed by dinner at your hotel.

Mille collines BB (Dinner)

DAY :2-Transfer to Musanze visit Ibyi Iwacu / Ex-Poacher’s Village

This morning after breakfast at 08:00am, Kigali city tour and enjoy a scenic transfer to musanze with several stop overs for photography(2h30min drive).On arrival, you will check-in at your lodge followed by lunch. Thereafter visit ibyi iwacu cultural village.
IBYIWACU CULTURAL VILLAGE is changing traditional perceptions of what constitutes tourism by turning fate into fame through sharing various aspects of rural cultures and livelihoods into tourist attractions and creating income-generating activities for rural poor people that have lived on bushmeat, poaching for generations. The village provides tourists experiences beyond wildlife viewing, the people, culture and how they live.

The village also gives a chance to the visitors to enjoy the eight different local dances, listen to Gorilla songs, local food preparations, visit the local healer, visit the king’s place and get to hear all the old stories.
After the cultural entertainment, you will return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Overnight at Da Vinci Gorilla Hotel
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Gorilla Trekking

Today your day begins with an early – 06:00 am – drive to the Volcanoes National Park offices for Gorilla Trekking briefing that takes place at 7:00 am. You will then start your walk at 8:00 am.


Volcanoes National Park protects the steep slopes of this magnificent mountain range and is the home of the rare mountain gorilla and the rich mosaic of montane ecosystems, which embrace evergreen and bamboo forest, open grassland, swamp, and heath, but the high point will be spending an hour with the remarkably peaceful gorillas despite their size and appearance as they go about their daily life, feeding, playing, resting and raising their young. Overnight at Da Vinci Gorilla Hotel
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Kigali - Fly Back Home

The next day you are free to enjoy leisure activities before departing for Kigali. The route takes you through scenic plantations lush green hills, before arriving in Kigali for your departure.

Prices

Prices
Price
$ 3999 Per Person in Double Room

There are $1000 fees for single room supplement

 

Prices: 

Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid until December 31.2018 except the peak period and migration Period, payment can be done in Sterling Pounds or Euro with no extra surcharge.

 


Children Policy:

- Only applies to one child under 12 years sharing a room with 2 adults.  

- One child sharing a room with one adult will be charged full adult rate.

- 0 - 3 Free of Charge.

- 4 - 11 Pay 45% of tour price.

- 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.

 


Reservations, Payment, and Deposits:


Reservations should be made as early as possible to book your desired Rwanda tour, spaces will be secured upon receiving a deposit of 50 %. This deposit forms part of your final payment. Deposits can only be made by credit cards, wire transfer and or the Western Union, and the balance of payment to be paid one week before tour start date.

 


Tipping:
Like most countries, tipping is customary to show one's satisfaction with good services. You are in no way obliged to, however, if you’re willing to do so it would be well appreciated.

 


Luggage:
It is recommended to travel with soft bags such as duffle bags instead of hard shell bags as there is a strict 15KGS per person policy and makes it easier to fit in your safari vehicles.

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