5 Days Gorilla Safari, Bisoke & Lake Kivu
5 Days Gorilla Safari, Bisoke & Lake Kivu. This Rwanda safari takes you gorilla trekking in Volcanoes national park, hike Mt. Bisoke, which is an active volcano in the virunga mountains of the Albertine rift. Enjoy a canoe ride to see the fishing villages on Lake Kivu.
Detailed safari itinerary: 5 Days Gorilla Safari, Bisoke & Lake Kivu
Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park.
First of all you will be picked from your residence or Airport in Kigali by our safari guide. Go for a city tour where you will visit the Genocide memorial site at Gisozi, Kimisagara local market, have lunch and drive to Volcanoes National Park. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking
Take your breakfast and head to the park headquarters to be briefed about the do’s and don’ts while with the mountain gorillas then trek the volcanoes forest in search of the gentle giants. once you have found them spend an hour observing and taking pictures. After the memorable adventure with the gorillas, you will have lunch at the lodge and later visit the twin lakes of Bulera and Ruhondo. Dinner and overnight at the lodge
Day 3: Hiking Mt.Bisoke 3,711 Meters
Early breakfast at your hotel and head to the Kinigi headquarters for briefing. Hiking mount Bisoke takes one day, and is a tough hike requiring good fitness. By 8.00am you set off in your cars and transfer to the head trail starting point of the hike. From here you get hiking sticks and it’s necessary to hire a porter to carry your backpack. You will be escorted by the park ranger to the top of the volcano. The beautiful crater lake can be viewed on a clear day. Later return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Transfer to Lake Kivu
After breakfast, drive to Lake Kivu, have lunch and then go for a boat ride to spot a numerous bird species. Visit the fishing villages, Islands like Amahoro, Napoleon and Nkombo. Also visit Nyamyumba hot spring. Check in the lodge of your choice for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 5: Transfer back to Kigali
Finally, in the morning after breakfast, you will drive back to Kigali to catch your flight back home.
End of 5 Days Gorilla Safari, Bisoke & Lake Kivu