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Duration: 07 Days
Location: Kigali, Cyangugu, Nyungwe Forest National Park, Parc National des Volcans
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  • Day 01 – Kigali

    Day 02 – Cyangugu

    Day 03 – Nyungwe Forest National Park

    Day 04 – Nyungwe Forest National Park

    Day 05 – Parc National des Volcans

    Day 06 – Parc National des Volcans

    Day 07 – Parc National des Volcans

  • Day 1 – Kigali

    Pick up from Kigali airport and transfer to Kigali Serena Hotel. Depending on your arrival time, take an afternoon tour of the city, stopping for lunch. Return to Kigali Serena for dinner and overnight.

    Meals included: Lunch, Dinner.

    Day 2 – Cyangugu

    After breakfast, pick up and transfer to the airport for the flight to Cyangugu (approx 35 minutes). Meet and be transferred to your choice of Nyungwe lodge for 3 nights (Standard option: Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel or Deluxe option: Nyungwe Forest Lodge). After lunch at the lodge, take an afternoon nature walk around the local area. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

    Day 3 – Nyungwe Forest National Park

    After breakfast, transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park for a half day trek. The Park is a unique habitat for thirteen species of primate including chimpanzees, l’Hoest’s monkeys and owl-faced monkeys. The high altitude rainforest floor boasts some of the most beautiful orchids in the world. Picnic lunch, or return to the lodge for lunch, then take an afternoon walk to a local village. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

    Day 4 – Nyungwe Forest National Park

    Breakfast at the lodge followed by a choice of either the Nyungwe Canopy Walk or a Chimpanzee Trek*. As you walk under the canopy of majestic trees, a large group of semi-wild Columbus Monkeys can be seen feeding on wild figs and jumping from branch to branch. Picnic lunch or lunch at the lodge. Afternoon at leisure to enjoy the amenities at the lodge. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

    * Please note that a supplement of USD 38 per person applies for taking the Chimpanzee Trek instead of the Nyungwe Canopy Walk due to the extra cost of the official permit.

    Day 5 – Parc National des Volcans

    After breakfast, pick up and transfer to Cyangugu airport for the flight back to Kigali. You will be met and transferred to a lodge near Parc National des Volcans for 2 nights (Standard option: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge or Deluxe option: Virunga Lodge). Lunch at the lodge. An afternoon to relax and enjoy the beautiful surrounding landscape. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

    Day 6 – Parc National des Volcans

    After an early breakfast and as the first light of dawn breaks through the curtain of mist clinging to the summits of Karisimbi, Bisoke, Sabyniyo, Gahinga and Muhabura, we make our way into the Parc National des Volcans in search of Mountain Gorillas. Afternoon at leisure – optional excursions available (payable locally). Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

    Day 7 – Parc National des Volcans

    Breakfast at the lodge. You may have time to take optional excursions from the lodge (payable locally and depending on your onward flight times). Later take the scenic transfer back to Kigali and drop-off at Kigali Airport.

    Meals included: Breakfast.

  • Trip Cost varies based on travel season (high to low), your choice of accommodation (from budget to luxury), flight (economy to first class), optional tours and other special requests. Kindly email us at info@funkytravels.com to get the correct price for your selected trip.

    INCLUDES:

    • Accommodation on double sharing basis.
    • All meals as stated above in the itinerary.
    • Return shared flight from Kigali – Cyangugu – Kigali.
    • Nyungwe Forest National Park Activities per person on Day 3 – (1 Gorilla permit, 1 Chimpanzee permit and 1 Columbus monkey permit and 1 nature walk permit).
    • All Transportation / transfers in 4×4 vehicle.
    • All activities mentioned in the itinerary with English speaking driver-guide.
    • Mineral water in safari vehicle and during tracking.

    EXCLUDES:

    • International Airfare and airport / local government taxes, levies.
    • Visa (if required), Travel insurance, vaccinations, medical cover.
    • Beverages in the restaurants where meals are included.
    • Gratuities to guide and driver.
    • Personal and other expenses.
    • Optional extra permits or tours if requested.