Location – Kigali | Ruhengeri
Duration – 4 days | 3 NightsDay 1 - Arrival at Kigali International Airport
On arrival at Kigali International Airport, you will be met by driver/guide and be transferred to your hotel in Kigali arriving for overnight on bed and breakfast.
Overnight: Great Seasons Hotel / Lemigo / Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (FB)
After breakfast your day starts a complementary tour of the city. Named in 1907 by Dr. Richard Kandt, the first colonial resident governor of Rwanda; Kigali city is surrounded by lush hills of green and is referred to as the land of a thousand hills. Get to visit interesting spots which may include; the craft market, Gisozi genocide memorial site & Kigali museum. Depart for a 2 hours’ drive to Ruhengeri area the second largest town in Rwanda, with its stunning backdrop of five volcanic mountains – The Virungas. Arrive your hotel/lodge and check in for lunch. Later in the afternoon if the time permits we drive for a visit to Karisoke research centre/ Dian Fossey museum and get an introduction to the Gorilla conservation efforts and works of Late Dian Fossey who risked her life protecting this giant primates. Later in the evening drive back to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Overnight: La Palme Hotel / Mounatin Gorilla View Lodge / Sabyinyo Silverback lodge (FB)
Overnight: La Palme Hotel / Mounatin Gorilla View Lodge / Sabyinyo Silverback lodge (FB) Day 4 – City Tour, Shopping & Departure
After breakfast you will bid your host good bye and depart for Kigali. Engage in last minute shopping in one of the friendliest African capitals, before returning to the airport for your onward international flight back home.