Day 1: City tour & Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest
You will be picked from your hotel in Kigali and go for a city tour visiting Kimironko market and the genocide memorial site.
Have lunch and transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park through Katuna boarder arriving in the evening. Dinner and overnight at Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge.
Day 2: Gorilla Trekkingin Bwindi – Uganda
Prepare for early morning breakfast and set off to the park headquarters with your lunch pack and bottled drinking water to attend briefing by the park ranger guides at 7:00am. After briefing and getting you ready for the trek, you will start your gorilla trekking adventurewith a knowledgeableranger guide and trek through Bwindi until you find the giant primates – Gorillas; the trek lasts between 2 to 8 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas as they freely roam the park.
After the trek, you will enjoy your lunch packs, meet your guide and transfer back to the lodge where you will freshen up and enjoy the evening admiring your photos and sharing your day’s accomplishment with friends online! Dinner and overnight at Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge.
Day 3: Twin Lakes tour & Transfer to Musanze
Have breakfast and depart Bwindi for Musanze crossing through Cyanika border. En-route, you will visit the twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo near Musanze and proceed there arriving in good time for lunch. In the evening you will go for a visit to Iby’iwachu cultural village where you will learn a lot about traditional Rwanda and enjoy the cultural dance. Dinner and overnight stay at Muhabura Hotel
Day 4: Golden Monkey Trekking &Gisenyi Tour
Breakfast will be served early and drive back to the park headquarters for briefing and Golden Monkey trekking. The procedure is the same as Gorilla trekking but lasts only 3 to 5 hours and return to the lodge to freshen up and transfer to Lake Kivu in Gisenyi where you will enjoy a boat cruise on this blue water Lake. Return to Musanze in the evening for dinner and overnight at Muhabura Hotel as above
Day 5: Transfer to Kigali and Departure
Have breakfast at leisure and transfer back to Kigali and drop-off at the airport for your onward flight.