RU 01: 7 Nights/8 Days Rwanda Gorilla Tour & Wildlife Safari in Kenya
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Volcanoes NP
Our Rwanda Representative will meet you at Kigali Airport. Briefing and then proceed to Northern Rwanda. Traveling time from Kigali to Hotel; Approx 3 hours.
Meals: Picnic Lunch and Dinner Accommodation: Gorilla’s Nest
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking & transfer to Kigali
Early morning rising!
06.30 AM. Picked up by your driver-guide and proceed to starting point.
07.00 AM. Briefing by your gorilla guide and proceed in your vehicle to the actual starting point of the trek.
Return from trek any time between 1200hrs-1500hrs (approximately) depending on the trek’s length for at your lodge (at our cost). Time permitting (NOTE) visit the traditional village and see a bit more of Rwandan traditional life (entry fee of US$ 30 per person to be paid directly by yourselves to the village – depends on length of the trek for the day). Return to Kigali by road arriving late afternoon / early evening.
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch (Dinner at your own expense) Accommodation: Stipp Hotel Kigali
Day 3: Kigali Tour and Departure
Another early morning rising! Breakfast at the hotel (at our cost).
0800hrs. Clients are picked up at the hotel and proceed on a city tour of Kigali including a visit to the Genocide museum / memorial as well as Kigali’s only craft market.
1030hrs: Proceed to Kigali Airport.
1045hrs: Check in at the airport.
1345hrs: Kenya Airways Flight departs from Kigali to Nairobi.
1615hrs: Our Kenyan representative will receive you at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi when Flight KQ 473M arrives and transfer you to the Sarova Stanley Hotel where accommodation is on bed and breakfast.
Meals: Bed and Breakfast Accommodation: Sarova Stanley Hotel
Day 4: Nairobi – Masai Mara
Depart to the Great Rift Valley, a 4/5 hour journey. Stop at the Longonot Viewpoint on the Great Rift Valley to view the Loita plains. If time allows, you can take a walk and then continue journey to Masai Mara Game Reserve. Afternoon game drives at the park.
Meals: Dinner and Breakfast Accommodation: Mara Sarova Camp
Day 5-6: Masai Mara
A full day of game viewing and exploring in this Kenya’s finest reserve or alternatively a morning game drive followed by an afternoon swim in the cool water of the hotel swimming pool. An evening visit to the Masai Village to learn their culture and dance. Maasai tribesmen will charge you USD30 per person to be entertained and learn their culture.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Accommodation: Mara Sarova Camp
Day 7: Masai Mara – Lake Nakuru
Depart Masai Mara for Lake Nakuru and arrive in time for lunch at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge. Afternoon game drives at Lake Nakuru National Park, a nature lover’s paradise, famous for her bird spectacle of a million flamingoes, the White Rhino and the rare leopard.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Accommodation: Sarova Lion Hill Lodge
Day 8: Lake Nakuru – Nairobi
Pre-dawn game drives and then returns to lodge for breakfast. Depart Lake Nakuru for Nairobi. Lunch on your own. Transfer to the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to catch your flight home.