DAY 1: ARRIVAL.
On arrival, you will be met by our staff at Kanombe Airport in Kigali; he will help you with your luggage to the car. Check in to your hotel, and then he will brief you about Rwanda, your travel itinerary, culture and all other important information. And if time allows you can do city tour; the genocide memorial, crafts market and cultural centers.
DAY 2: TRANSFER – NYUNGWE FOREST .
After breakfast drive for about 3 hrs to the SouthWest through Nyungwe Forest National Park along local markets, the traditional palace of Rwanda’s Former King in Nyanza, Botanical Gardens, a cultural museum, green fields of tea scattered across the hillsides and the small wooden houses unique to the areas surrounding Nyungwe Forest.
DAY 3: NYUNGWE FOREST.
After breakfast do community or nature walk; visit the community to see how they live, traditions, cultures and the social economics of these people as you watch a colorful array of birds like Rwenzori turaco and black and white casqued hornbill; enjoy a picnic lunch before returning back to you hotel in the evening.
DAY 4: DRIVE TO RUHENGERI-KINIGI .
After breakfast drive to Ruhengeri via Gisenyi Enjoying the rolling hills for about 5 hours to arrive at your hotel in Kinigi early enough for dinner.
DAY 5: VOLCANO NATIONAL PARK -KINIGI .
After breakfast be at the Pac des Volcano head quarters at 7: 00am for briefing with your packed lunch and enough water. Start a rewarding but demanding experience into the mountains, you may walk 1 to 8 hours depending on the movement of these delightful creatures. After return to your hotel, and if time allows you may have a community walk or visit the pygmies the original inhabitants of this area.
DAY 6: GOLDEN MONKEYS AND DIANA FESSEY .
Visit the Diana Facie grave, an American lady who was studying Gorillas in this park but was unluckily killed and buried in this camp. You may track the golden monkeys, rare and endemic to the Virunga, community walk visiting the Batwa community or go bird watching to come back in the evening for Dinner.
DAY 7: BACK TO KIGALI FOR DEPARTURE .
After breakfast drive to Kigali for Lunch and after Lunch leisure around before transferring to the airport for your departure.