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Express Nyungwe & Volcano National Parks

02 Night / 03 Days

Package Validity/Travel Dates : 01-Jan-23 to 31-Dec-23


Complimentary Breakfast

City Tour

Airport transfer

Starting From

USD 734

Per person on a twin sharing basis

Pax Amount
1 1275
2 734
3 575
4 497
5 449
6 419
7 395
8 378

Star Category


Book Before :

03 Days

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Tour Duration:

02 Night / 03 Days


Visit to Nyungwe National Park, Lake Kivu in Rusizi, Volcano National Park

Location / Countries covered

Nyungwe, Ruzizi, Musanze, Rwanda

Unique Highlights

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
Chimpanzee Trekking 175 100 50
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


Package Inclusions:

  • Services of our driver guide
  • Transfers
  • Accommodation as per mentioned meal Plan
  • 1 Nyungwe park entrance fees
  • Visit to the Dian Fossey research center
  • Bottled mineral water in the car

Package Exclusions:

  • Park permits
  • PCR Test Fee (USD 50 per person) – for primate trekking
  • Rapid Test Fees (USD 5 per person) – for other activities
  • Optional Extras whilst in Rwanda
  • Anything not mentioned in “Package Inclusions”
  • Domestic & International Airfare, Train Fare, Travel Visa, Travel Insurance & Medical Premium, Medical tests, etc.
  • Individually extended accommodation, sightseeing, transfers, excursions pre, post or on tour.
  • Local Tax / City Tax /Tourism Dirham tax /Green Tax etc. (if applicable)
  • Cost of Optional activities
  • OK to board for the airline (if applicable)
  • Meals, excursions and transfers other than specified in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses on items such as Laundry, Juices, Sodas, Soft & Hard Drinks, Bottled Water etc.
  • Incidentals, Tips, Porterage, Minibar and Bell-Boy charges, Gratuities etc.


Chimpanzee permits sell at a first come first serve basis and they sell very fast. We are not allowed to book. The only way to guarantee availability is by purchasing. They are non-refundable and a penalty applies in case of a change. Trekking is strictly from the age of 15 years and above. Trekking starts at 5:00 am

Visa Requirement and Charges:

Please check online or with our authorised representative if Travel visa is required to visit our country. It is your responsibility to submit all relevant documents and obtain a legal travel visa (as per requirement) before you travel.

In case your tour is cancelled or curtailed short due to visa issues, we will be unable to provide you any refund of the tour cost.

For E-Visa, we are happy to provide you the visa requirement charges and documents required at highly competitive rates on our portal: https://www.visadone.com

You may click the above link and check the details there. Visa fees once paid is totally non-refundable which you are requested to note.

For Sticker Visa, please check with our local branch for the costing, documents required and approximate processing time.

Travel & Medical Insurance Charges:

Travel & Medical Insurance Charges:

It is Traveller’s responsibility to obtain and be in possession of the comprehensive travel and cancellation insurance, including medical insurance with provision for air evacuation, insurance in case of accidents, sudden sickness, medical expenses or death, before embarking on a tour. Our company is neither responsible nor liable for any claims, damage or loss as a result of Client’s failing to obtain necessary insurance cover.

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.

Current Exclusion:

  • To & from Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon, Nepal & Bangladesh.
  • From India (However to India (Inbound) is allowed).
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
Return Plan
01 – 07 Days 37 25 15
08 – 15 Days 49 36 21
16 – 30 Days 74 54 32

Insurance fees once paid is totally non-refundable. For further details you can check with us on insurance@solidarityinvest.com

*Disclaimer: Please do check with our Branch / Authorised representative about the latest requirement as visa requirement / fees / travel insurance charges are dynamic and subject to change. The consulate at their discretion may ask for additional documents also for visa processing. Visa issuance is purely at the discretion of the consulate and not us.

Payment and Cancellation Policy:


  • 50% payment at the time of confirmation
  • Balance 50% within 07 days of confirmation or travel date whichever is earlier.

We accept payments via bank transfer/Debit & Credit cards also. In case of a bank transfer please add USD 30 per transfer per time you transfer.


We need to receive a cancellation request in writing for us to proceed with cancellation. The following charges will be applicable based on the cancellation request received by us.

If you cancel:

  • 60 days prior to departure there will be a no deduction on the package cost.
  • 59 – 45 days prior to departure: 15% deduction on the package cost.
  • 44 – 30 days prior to departure: 25% deduction on the package cost.
  • 30 – 15 days prior to departure: 50% deduction on the package cost.
  • 15 – 07 days prior to departure: 85% deduction on the package cost.
  • 06 days or less: 100% deduction on the package cost.


  • All rooms, rates and services are subject to availability at the time of confirmation.
  • Rates are not valid for Events / Fairs / Long weekends / Festivals / Blackout dates. (surcharges/ supplements will be applicable during these dates)
  • In case the same hotels / lodges / camps / resorts are not available we reserve the right to change them in the same star category.
  • Child rates apply for children aged from 2 to 11 years old. 1 child sharing a room with 2 adults (depending on hotel policy). If the hotel doesn’t have availability for family rooms, adult rates will apply.
  • If certain tours / entrances are closed during certain periods, alternative options will be provided.
  • Train fares / reservations are dynamic, subject to availability and non-refundable once issued.
  • Standard check-in time at the hotel is generally 1500 hrs. and check-out 12 Noon.
  • Rates quoted are not applicable during trade fair periods, major European Holidays and other major events.
  • Train fares / reservations are dynamic, subject to availability and non-refundable once issued
  • Early check-in, late check-out is solely based on the discretion of the hotel and not guaranteed unless paid for.
  • We reserve the rights to reschedule the itinerary or routing.
  • Unused inclusions in a tour package are non-refundable.
  • Tours will be seat in coach basis (Unless mentioned otherwise) where guests have to reach on time at designated pick up point.
  • Any delays from your side are considered a no show.
  • No refund applicable in case of no show.
  • Rates are not valid during any events & festivals and blackout dates.
  • Most of the Hotels/ Lodges/ Camps / Apartments may ask for a security deposit at the time of check-in, which is refundable at the time of check-out and is subject to the hotel/lodge’s policy.
  • We reserve all rights. Any damages caused whilst on tour shall be borne (paid or settled) locally by the client, we will not be liable for the same.
  • In view of the current situation, please be advised that whilst the information and rates quoted are correct as of today’s date – we retain the right to adjust rates based on any changes to current operation.

Package Cost:

Tour Package price per person sharing in a double/twin room in a 4x4WD vehicle


Pax Count Amount
1 1275
2 734
3 575
4 497
5 449
6 419
7 395
8 378


Pax Count Amount
1 1587
2 855
3 696
4 618
5 571
6 539
7 516
8 501


Pax Count Amount
1 2157
2 1109
3 950
4 872
5 825
6 793
7 770
8 755

Optional Add-Ons

Gorilla Permit amount in USD–To be added on tour package price in USD

Category Amount
Visitors 1500
Foreign Residents in Rwanda 500
Rwandese 200
East African Nationals 200
African Foreign residents 500
African nationals 500 USD
Starting Time 7:00 am


  • Gorilla permits sell at a first come first serve basis and they sell very fast. We are not allowed to book. The only way to guarantee availability is by purchasing. They are non-refundable and a penalty applies in case of a change. Trekking is strictly from the age of 15 years and above

Activity description

Activity Particulars
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


Activity Particulars
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.

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