12Days Rwanda Community Based Tourism & Wildlife-KCT11
Day 1:You will be met at the Airport by your Driver Guides for a transfer to Classic Hotel for dinner and overnight
Day 2:Breakfast and by 0800hrs and visit Kigali Genocide Memorial, thereafter enjoy a City Tour and Lunch at Ogopogo Restaurant and thereafter visit the Kaplaki African Art Market and pass by Hotel Des Milles Collines where “Hotel Rwanda movie” was acted. Dinner and overnight at Classic Hotel.
Day 3:0800hrs finish breakfast and drive to Akagera National Park. Lunch at Akagera Game Lodge and thereafter enjoy an afternoon game viewing drive.
Overnight at Akagera Game Lodge on Full Board basis.
Day 4:Breakfast and enjoy a full day game drive with options of picnic lunches in the Park. Optional boat cruise ($30pp) on Lake Ihema on own account. Dinner and overnight at Akagera Game Lodge
Day 5:Breakfast and by 0800hrs check out and drive to Volcanoes National Park via Kigali City for lunch at Afrika Bite. Proceed to Musanze and arrive at Musanze Comfort Hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 6:Early breakfast and leave for Golden Monkeys trekking and Lunch at Gorilla Villas and thereafter visit the Cultural Village – I’bywacu Village and learn about Rwanda traditions and dances. Dinner and overnight at Musanze Comfort Hotel.
Day 7:Breakfast and shift from Musanze Comfort Hotel to Rock Red Rocks Intercultural Exchange Centre. Enjoy the hike up the hill seeing the agricultural farms, meeting the local people in their daily routines, perhaps give a hand in the farms…..to finding a school at the top. Relax and talk to the teachers and children (if it will be on a school day). Thereafter descend back to Redrocks for lunch.
In the afternoon enjoy a Banana Beer production and Basket Weaving activities, learn how to make a basket as you buy out gifts and souvenirs to carry back home.
In the evening enjoy a bush dinner, Diane Fossey film documentary as well as local drumming and dances . Dinner and Overnight in rooms and tents (shared bathrooms) at Red Rocks Intercultural Centre.
Day 8:Another day to Volcanoes N. P for Bisoke hike with Picnic lunches and enjoy the views of the Crater Lake on top. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Overnight in rooms and tents at Red Rocks Intercultural Centre on full board basis
Day 9:08:00hrs Breakfast and leave for Lake Kivu. Check in at Gorillas Lake Kivu
and thereafter out for a town Tour and lunch and as well as beaches for swims
in the warm waters of Lake Kivu. Dinner and overnight at Gorillas Hotel.
Day 10:08:00hrs breakfast and leave Gorillas Hotel and drive up to a Brewery factory where you begin a nature walk on the Cono Nile trail seeing the villages and the locals as well as the beautiful views of the Lake. The walk will end up at Paradise Malahide Resort for check in after which you will enjoy a boat ride to the hot springs of Rubona where you again meet the local fishermen for more local stories and local children swimming in the warm waters. Back to your boats and head to the Paradise Malahide Private Island for lunch.
In the afternoon back to the Resort for an evening beach games, dinner and overnight at Paradise Malahide Resort.
Day 11:08:00hrs finish with breakfast and drive to Butare (Huye) town via Ndaba Falls off Gitarama Butare road. Tea and Rice plantations will be spectacular views along the way. Arrive in time for lunch at Ibis Hotel. Afternoon visit the Butare Museum. Dinner and overnight at Ibis Hotel
Day 12:08:00hrs breakfast and drive back to Kigali for last minute shopping. Lunch thereafter an evening transfer to Kigali Airport for departure flight.
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Transportation a Coaster bus (4×4 vehicle on Akagera NP leg)
English speaking driver guide
Accommodation as stated above
All park fees and government taxes
Golden Monkeys permits, Park fees and Park Guide fees
Boat fee at Lake Kivu
Mineral water while on safari.
Banana Beer production and Basket Weaving activities
Visas &Travel Insurances
Airport tax (pay direct)
Driver guide or local escort gratuities
All drinks (beers, sodas and water from the Hotels), dining rooms
Telephone bill, laundry and any items of a personal nature