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Fly overnight from London (regional connections available) to Kigali. On arrival, transfer to the Park Inn by Radisson for an overnight stay. Afternoon at leisure. (N) (N)Day 3: Butare • Nyungwe National Park
Travel south by road* to Nyungwe National Park, stopping at Butare for lunch (payable locally) and a visit to the Ethnographic Museum. Stay 3 nights at the superb One & Only Nyungwe House. (B, D)Day 4: Nyungwe National Park
Rise early for a trek into the nearby forest in search of chimpanzees. Once found, you will have one hour to observe their strangely humanistic behaviour. Afternoon nature walk, including a canopy trail across rope bridges 70 metres above the ground. (B, L, D)Day 5: Nyungwe National Park
Morning trek searching for black-and-white colobus monkeys, which can sometimes be found in troops of several hundred individuals. Afternoon at leisure. (B, L, D)Day 6: Lake Kivu
Drive the long and winding road north to the shores of Lake Kivu. This afternoon, join an optional boat excursion on the lake or simply relax. Overnight at the Lake Kivu Serena Hotel. (B, D)Day 7: Lake Kivu • Volcanoes National Park
Optional morning kayaking excursion, then transfer north to the Volcanoes National Park. En route, visit the Dian Fossey Research Centre which details the life and work of the famed Gorillas in the Mist conservationist. Afternoon Gorilla Guardians cultural village tour, learning how conservation efforts continue to help mountain gorillas fight back from the brink of extinction. Stay 2 nights at the Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel. (B, L, D)Day 8: Volcanoes National Park
Trek to one of the various nearby mountain gorilla families for a mesmerising and privileged hour in their company. Afternoon at leisure. (B, L, D)Day 9: Volcanoes National Park • Kigali
Join one last primate adventure with a short trek to meet the golden monkeys that roam the nearby forest canopies. Later, continue to Kigali for an afternoon city tour, which includes a stop at the thought-provoking Genocide Museum. Overnight at the Park Inn by Radisson. (B, L, D)Day 10: Fly to London
Transfer to Kigali Airport for your morning flight back to London. (B)Meal basis:
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important information * Day 3:
A direct helicopter option is available at additional cost.Accommodation:
The One & Only Nyungwe House is of a notably higher standard than the other properties included in this itinerary and is the only viable option in the region. Upgrades are possible throughout the rest of the itinerary if you would like a more consistent level of accommodation.Superior tour
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.Single supplement
Available on request.Tailor-made travel
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Conveniently situated a short distance from the centre of Kigali, Park Inn by Raddisson is a superior property comprising of 161 rooms, decorated to a contemporary international standard. The hotel also offers a number of facilities including a restaurant, bar/lounge, hair salon and spa. For those seeking to relax after a busy day of sightseeing, an outdoor swimming pool with sun loungers and bar is also situated on-site.Features: 161 rooms & suites, restaurant, bar/lounge, swimming pool, spa, hair salon <br>Room amenities: television, minibar, complimentary Wi-Fi, air conditioning
Situated in the west of Nyungwe Forest National Park, One & Only Nyungwe House is a superior property comprising of just 22 rooms. All meals at the hotel are included and the restaurant offers a fine array of local and international cuisine with a farm-to-table ethos. A number of additional facilities are also available including a gym, spa and outdoor swimming pool. Outside the hotel, a number of activities are available with the local area being noted for sightings of the rare Mangabey monkey.Features: 22 rooms & suites, restaurant, bar/lounge, swimming pool, spa, gym<br>Room amenities: Complimentary Wi-Fi, air conditioning, minibar, tea & coffee making facilities
Lake Kivu Serena Hotel is located on the shores of Lake Kivu, the sixth largest lake in Africa. The hotel is ideally situated on a sandy beach and offers a number of facilities including a restaurant, bar/lounge, swimming pool and spa services. All hotel rooms have been furnished to the high contemporary standard you would expect of a superior property.Features: 30 rooms & suites, swimming pool, spa, restaurant, bar/lounge<br>Room amenities: Air conditioning, television, complimentary Wi-Fi, hair dryer
Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel is situated in the Ruhengeri area, close to the Volcanoes National Park. The hotel offers guests an intimate experience with just 11 stylish rooms set in lush gardens, with views of distant volcanoes. The pool area has been designed for relaxing between activities and the restaurant offers great views to the hills beyond.Features: 11 rooms, a family suite & cottage, restaurant, bar, swimming pool.<br>Room amenities: Air conditioning, TV, minibar and hairdryer.
Low season from £7695 per person
High season from £8795 per person
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*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
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