Group Size: Based on Minimum 2 passengers
This friendly and simple lodge is located approximately 10 minutes from the park offices, at the base of Sabyinyo Volcano, with exceptional views. The 25 individual spacious stone and thatched cottages are comfortable with en-suite shower, sitting area and a fire place. The lodge is set in well maintained gardens, the main area houses a bar and restaurant serving buffet style home cooked food and local entertainment is offered in the evenings.
Day 1 - Gorilla Country
On arrival at Kigali Airport you will be met and driven the short distance to Gisozi Genocide Memorial. Visit the moving and emotional memorial of the one million people killed in the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. After lunch drive to Gorilla Mountain View Lodge in Parc National Des Volcans, a journey of approximately three hours. This friendly and simple lodge is located approximately 10 minutes from the park offices, at the base of Sabyinyo Volcano, with exceptional views. The 25 individual spacious stone and thatched cottages are comfortable with en-suite shower, sitting area and a fire place. The lodge is set in well maintained gardens, the main area houses a bar and restaurant serving buffet style home cooked food and local entertainment is offered in the evenings. Overnight at Gorilla Mountain View Lodge. (LD)
The lodge is located on the foothills of the Mount Karisimbi, one of the volcanic mountains that make up the Virunga Massif. The lodge is about 10 minutes’ drive to the main entrance of the Volcanoes National Park where gorilla trekking starts. Mountain Gorilla View Lodge is an ecolodge with 30 spacious chalets. To ensure the least disruption of the surrounding environment, the ecolodge was constructed with locally available material.
Day 2 - Gorilla Trek & Kigali
Depart after an early breakfast to Park Headquarters for the gorilla trekking formalities and briefing. The group (maximum 8 people), travel to the forest edge and commence trekking through the thick forest to see these magnificent creatures. The walking is quite steep but not overly strenuous. After spending an hour with the gorillas return to Gorilla Mountain View Lodge. After lunch return to Kigali where you will overnight. (BL)
Offering a prime city centre location, the Park Inn by Radisson Kigali is the premier hotel choice in Rwanda’s capital city. The hotel is within easy reach of government buildings like the Presidential Palace and the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre. The international airport is just 12 kilometres away, and airport shuttles to and from the hotel are available.
The 161 modern rooms and suites include amenities like free high-speed Wi-Fi and vibrant furnishings, so you can stay connected in comfort. When it comes to dining, the Live Inn Room Restaurant offers a modern, cozy atmosphere, along with a delectable range of international dishes. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Day 3 - End of Gorilla Tour
This morning after breakfast transfer to Kigali Airport for your onward flight. (B)
Dates and Pricing
- 20 Nov 19 - 31 Dec 19 $1,205 $1,460
Prices shown are per person based on twin share. Seasonal supplements and minimum night requirement may apply. Solo traveller and extra night prices available on request. Luggage restrictions may apply. International flights not included.