5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trek and Lake Kivu Beach Holiday.



Day one:

Morning or mid afternoon arrival into the Kigali International Airport. Your local Rwandan safari guide will meet you on arrival and transfer through the land of a thousand Hills before heading to the foot of the Volcanoes. You drive through the different view points and connect through the last town of Musanze where Dian Fossey stayed at the famous Hotel Muhabura. Yoou later, drive through the farmlands of potatoes and pyrethrum as you head to Kinigi to arrive for dinner and overnight at the Mountain Gorilla View Lodge.


Day two:

Breakfast early before starting the morning brief and gorilla trek to the endangered species. The gorilla guides and trekkers will lead the trekking party to the feeding area where the Mountain gorillas will be viewed and photographed. The Mountain gorillas are habituated, wild animals and  you are advised to follow the advice of your gorilla trackers and head gorilla guide on the gorilla trek. After an hour of viewing the Mountain gorillas, you will return for lunch at the lodge, and spend the evening exploring the nearby areas to take pictures of the towering Volcanoes before dinner and overnight at the Mountain Gorilla View Lodge.


Day three:

Morning breakfast at the lodge in Kinigi and have a leisurely departure along the sides of the Volcanoes before heading to the border town of Gisenyi. You will then proceed to your Lakeside Resort arriving for lunch and afternoon relaxation at the sandy beaches and the hotel gardens . Lake Kivu Serena will be the location for the two nights of relaxing to recover from the strenuous gorilla trek in Rwanda’s Volcanoes park. Meals and overnight at the Serena Lake Kivu.


Day Four:

Full day of relaxing enjoying the Health club or relaxing by the pool.  You may also spend time visiting the beautiful town of Gisenyi at the shores of lake Kivu and the border areas near the town of Goma which is on the Democratic Republic of Congo. ALternatively, spend time at the Lake on water skis, Swimming pool or the Maisha spa for steam bath, sauna or massages. Meals and overnight at Serena Lake Kivu Hotel.


Day Five:

Morning breakfast at the resort, before embarking on the return journey to Kigali. The drive will be through some lovely mountain scenery and colorfully dressed Rwandan women tending to their gardens or heading to the markets. You will transfer to the Kigali International airport where your gorilla trek ends with the outward flight back home.

Price includes:


Meals as indicated,

1 Gorilla trekking permit,

Relaxing at Lake Kivu Serena,

Private 4×4 custom built vehicles

English speaking safari guide who acts as driver.