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Location: Volcanoes National Park, Lake Kivu
Price: US$2001
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  • Day 1: Arrival – Volcanoes Nat Park
    Meet in the morning on arrival at the airport. Visit the Genocide Mausoleum. Lunch in town. Follow the road as it climbs to the base of the majestic volcanoes, with spectacular views across the five peaks. Continue toward Volcanoes NP.
    Approx 130km – 3 hrs drive. 

    Day 2: Mountain Gorillas Tracking – Lake Kivu
    As the first light of dawn breaks through the curtain of mist clinging to the summits of Karisimbi, Bisoke,Sabyniyo,Gahinga and Muhubura, we make our way into the Parc National des Volcans. Tracking the gorillas through the unique vegetation can take several hours of challenging walking in wet and muddy conditions. To see a gorilla, the trek will have been worth the hardship. After lunch at your hotel, continue towards Gisenyi, a nice small town, located on the north shore of Lake Kivu.
    Approx 100km – 2 hrs drive

    Day 3: Lake Kivu – Kigali – Departure
    Enjoy during the early morning hours, the peaceful atmosphere of the calm and pristine waters of Africa`s highest lake. Return to Kigali. Lunch and Airport transfer.
    Approx 175km – 3½hrs drive

  • 2018/2019 Prices:
    US$2732 per person sharing (staying at Virunga Lodge & Lake Kivu Serena)
    US$2563 per person sharing (staying at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge & Lake Kivu Serena)
    US$2001 per person sharing (staying at Assoferwa Kinigi Guesthouse & Paradis Malahide)

    Prices include:
    – Airport pick-up and drop off
    – Private transportation in a 4×4 vehilce
    – Meals and accommodation at your hotel/lodge of choice
    – 1 Gorilla permit

    Not included:
    – Flights in and out of Kigali
    – Expenses of personal nature such as visas, travel/baggage insurance, laundry, beverages, tips etc.