Express Nyungwe & Volcano National Parks
02 Night / 03 Days
Package Validity/Travel Dates : 01-Jan-23 to 31-Dec-23
Per person on a twin sharing basis
02 Night / 03 Days
Enjoy a thrilling canopy walk, Lake Kivu in Rusizi, see gorillas
|Location||No. of Nights||Hotel / Guest House Name||Star Category||Room Type||Meal Plan|
|Cyangugu||01||Kivu Marina Bay Hotel/Emeraude Kivu Resort Hotel/Peace Guest House||4/3/3||Standard||Half Board|
|Musanze||01||Five Volcano Boutique/Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge/La Palme Hotel||5/4/3||Standard||Full Board|
Day 1: Arrival
6:00am – pick-up from your place of choice in Kigali and drive 6 hours to Nyungwe NP
PICK N CHOOSE’ from the below table:
Nyungwe National Park- Choose activities- To be added to tour package price in USD
|Activity Fees includes full day guide –|
|Activity||International Visitor||Foreign Resident in Rwanda/EAC||Rwandan/EAC Citizen|
|Canopy Walk, Guided Birding, Colobus and other primates, Tropical waterfalls- Each not combined||65||45||30|
|Category||Canopy Walk||Chimpanzee||Colobus||Birding||Tropical waterfalls|
|Starting Time||8:00am,10:00am or 1:00pm,3:00pm||5:00am||8:00am,10:00am,
|7:00am or 3:00pm||9:00am or 1:00pm|
Have Lunch at Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel or any nearby local restaurant – under own cost (from 25$)
Drive 45 minutes to Cyangugu at the beach area
Overnight: Kivu Marina Bay Hotel-4*/Emeraude Kivu Resort Hotel-3*/Peace Guest House-3* (HB-Dinner)
Meal Plan: Dinner
Day 2: Volcano National Park
6:30am; early breakfast and drive approx. 6 hours to the Volcano NP.
Lunch under own account.
Afternoon visit the Dian Fossey research centre.
Overnight: Five Volcano Boutique-5*/Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge-4*/La Palme Hotel-3* (FB)
Meal Plan: Breakfast and Dinner
Day 3: Gorilla Trekking
Early breakfast and drive to the Park office.
7:00am; briefing about gorilla trekking.
Drive to the starting trail where you will come back to find your driver who will take you to the hotel to have Lunch.
Return to Kigali to be dropped-off at your place of choice in Kigali.
Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch
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We are however, happy to provide you travel insurance as per the plan you select which can offer you comprehensive coverage at highly competitive costs.
Age limit to provide Insurance – Up to 75 years. For Insurance, all rates given are per person in USD.
|Up to 75 years per person||Travel Insurance Anywhere 2 Anywhere|
|Premium in USD per person||Platinum Plan/Limit||Gold Plan/Limit||Silver Plan/Limit|
|01 – 07 Days||37||25||15|
|08 – 15 Days||49||36||21|
|16 – 30 Days||74||54||32|
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TERM AND CONDITIONS:
Tour Package price per person sharing in a double/twin room in a 4x4WD vehicle
Gorilla Permit amount in USD–To be added on tour package price in USD
|Foreign Residents in Rwanda||500|
|East African Nationals||200|
|African Foreign residents||500|
|African nationals||500 USD|
|Starting Time||7:00 am|
|Mountain Gorillas||Briefing and gorilla family allocation starts from 7 am. Then you drive to the starting trail, get out of the car, enter the Park with a Park guide and a game warden in groups of 6 to 8 Pax. Trekking usually takes between 4 to 6 hours depending on where the gorillas might have slept the previous night. Upon finding the gorillas, you spend 1 hour with them, watching how they feed in their natural habitat. The Silver back is the head of the family for protection|
|Canopy Walk||Scheduled at 8:00 am, 10:00 am or 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm. Suspended above a ravine in the lush montane rainforest of Nyungwe National Park, the canopy walkway provides an exhilarating perspective on the ancient treetops and wildlife. The 160 m long and 70 m high suspension bridge is accessible as part of a guided tour. The hour’s walk to the canopy walkway from the Uwinka Reception Centre, visitors will see countless butterflies, orchids and colorful birds, including many endemic to the region.|
|Chimpanzee||Briefing starts at 5:00 am; Nyungwe is an ideal destination for lovers of primates. Most visitors will opt for at least one tracking experience, of which the most popular is chimpanzee trekking. Chimpanzee trekking can be done throughout the year. Age limit: You need to be at least 15 years old for this trek. This is strictly enforced and there is no flexibility. A pair of binoculars will usually enhance your experience considerably, especially if you encounter the chimps up in the trees, and many consider a camera indispensable.|
|Colobus||Scheduled at 8:00 am, 10:00 am or 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm. Colobus monkeys are black primates with white cheeks. Trekking is a short hike that takes 2-3 hours. They are usually found in a group of about 350-400 individuals including the largest group of the Angolan Colobus Monkeys in Africa. These beautiful creatures have an amazing experience which you can’t miss out like the way they climbing trees, jumping from one tree to another including their messy eating habits that also help spread the seed of the fruit that they are eating in the forest and this keeps them to move around than chimpanzees tends to move long distance.|
|Birding||This can either start at 7:00 am or 3:00 pm. There are over 310 species that have been recorded in Nyungwe which reflects a large habitat diversity and the altitudinal range. These also include the 25 species of the Albertine Rift mountains endemic bird area which occur in Rwanda, the Rockefellers’ sun bird, Chapin’s flycatcher. More so, 11 of the 23 species of the Guinea Congo Forest biome and also 71 of the 74 species of this biome of the afro tropical highlands that occur in Rwanda and have been recorded at this site. Usually, Nyungwe forest is also the most vital forest for the conservation of motane birds in the region.|
|Tropical waterfalls||The Waterfall trail is also referred to as the Isumo trail. It is about 10.6 kilometres long and takes only 4-5 hours to complete the hike. The waterfall trail rewards tourists with beautiful views, wildlife, bird species, and also takes you through tea plantations as well as viewing the jaw-dropping Isumo waterfalls. You can take pictures and view different tourist attractions such as primates like the Colobus monkeys, black and white and blue monkeys, birds, and tree species. To enjoy this amazing trail in Nyungwe forest national park, you have to carry a rain jacket as it may rain any time, a camera with extra batteries, binoculars, hiking boots, long-sleeved clothes, a hat, garden gloves, water and energy drinks and a walking stick is provided at free of charge from the reception center.|