This 11 days and 10 nights safari takes you to Wonderful Gorilla Adventure in Rwanda, Safari in Tanzania and is available in moderate luxury style
Day 1 :night at Gorilla Mountain View Lodge (full board & activities) | Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda
Upon arrival at Kigali Airport you will be met by our private guide with his/her four wheeler vehicle from where you set your trip to Volcanoes National Park. Our guide cum driver is a person with wide knowledge about this area and tour, he will be happy to share with you interesting information and answer all your questions. The drive is for two hours and you will be checking in Gorilla Mountain View Lodge where you would be making your stay for 4 nights. This simple lodge is near the beautiful park boundary and has good facilities like hot en-suite showers which helps you to refresh your body and they provide tasty buffet food which energies your mind and soul. Near this lodge you can also view some stunning views of the volcanoes.
Day 2: 1 night at Gorilla Mountain View Lodge (full board & activities) | Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda
Early morning after finishing your breakfast you would start for your trip to explore and track the golden monkeys with our guide. They are easier to find than gorillas and so your walking is much less and you can get accustomed to the altitude and terrain. These animals are able to move more easily and quickly, endangered and beautiful then mountain gorillas and so you should have good photographic skills to have their pictures. This trip helps you to explore the life in Volcanoes National Park. You return to the lodge to have a hot shower and wonderful lunch. You have a free afternoon where you can do anything of your choice and we will provide the driver who would guide you about the possible options for visiting in the area or who would take you to any place of your choice like visiting a market and purchasing after bargaining or explore the local villages, or having a visit to the nearby lakes of Burera or Ruhondo.
Day 3:1 night at Gorilla Mountain View Lodge (full board & activities) | Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda
You have to again start early in the morning to make your trip to park’s headquarters where you will have a meeting to know about mountain gorillas and how you should move with them while tracking. You will make your move as a group of 8 people with an experienced park ranger as a lead who will take your trip to visit the family of gorillas. This trip where you will visit and spend about an hour with gorillas is surely to be an unforgettable breath-taking experience in your travel. After lunch you can have a relaxing afternoon at the hotel enjoying the natural scenery and hearing the beautiful sound of birds or can take a walk to the nearby lakes.
Day 4: 1 night at Gorilla Mountain View Lodge (full board & activities) | Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda
Again you make your trip to park’s headquarters where you will be explained about gorilla group which you would be tracking. There are different gorilla group each with their own behaviours and so you would be detailed about your gorilla group for trekking and how long you should trek to reach the group. This gorilla tracking experience is sure to be a mind blowing experience for you in your travel itinerary. You can also put your request to your guide for a certain gorilla group which you would like to track but there is no guarantee that it would be fulfilled for sure. You return back to lodge in the afternoon for lunch. After a wonderful lunch you relax and have a view of all the wonderful photos taken by you in this trekking.
Day 5: 1 night at Kigali Serena Hotel (bed & breakfast) | Kigali, Rwanda
Today you can start your day relaxing and after breakfast you would make your drive to Kigali. The drive to Kigali is for two hours and you would make your check in at Serena which is the most luxurious hotel at Kigali. After lunch you can start exploring the city with your guide and visit some important places like Kigali Memorial Centre which gives you an insight about the place or you can explore the city and make a visit to the local market or just relax at the hotel’s pool side. You will make your comfortable night stay at the luxurious Serena Hotel.
Days 6-8: 3 nights at Nomad Serengeti Safari Camp (full board & activities) | Serengeti Migration Area, Tanzania
You will start your day with an early breakfast and you will be dropped at Kigali airport to catch your flight to Tanzania. You will make a stop at Mwanza for immigration checks and then take your plane drive back to reach Serengeti. You will be received at the airport by our senior guide with his/her 4WD vehicle and our guide will be with you to assist you throughout your tour stay at Tanzania. You will be taken for a game driving during the day and you will return for stay at Nomad Serengeti Safari Camp where you would make your stay for the next three nights. The Nomad Serengeti Safari Camp is a mobile camp which makes its move every four weeks which follows the movements of the migration of wildebeest. You are sure to have an exciting game viewing here which would revolve fully around the spectacular wildlife.
Days 9-10: 2 nights at Plantation Lodge (full board & activities) | Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
The tour planning activity for your day depends on which time of the year you are visiting Tanzania. If you make your visit November to June then the Serengeti Safari Camp will be either in the central, southern or western part of the Serengeti and so you can continue with the same guide you started with and move out of Serengeti to Ngorongoro Conservation area. You will be making your stay in a lovely country house for two nights at Plantation Lodge which is overlooking coffee plantations and located 45 minutes away from the crater rim in an area called Karatu. You are left the whole day for spending in this lovely place and start exploring the stunning Ngorongoro Crater which is an exciting game.
This is your last day of your trip and you can do any activity you wish to like going for a morning game drive in Lake Manyara or you can just relax at the lodge watching the scenery. You would be taken back to Kilimanjaro to board your international flight
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