Rwanda and Zimbabwe – Gorillas and the Victoria Falls

  • 8 Days , 2 Countries , 5 Cities
  • From $5,895
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A historical-minded tour of Kigali City is visiting places like the Kigali Genocide Memorial, where information about the genocides around the world has been preserved and also the resting place for over 250,000 victims of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi. The city tour gives an in-depth experience of colonial, independence, genocide, and current trends of modern-day Rwanda.
Countries Visited Rwanda, Zimbabwe
Places Visited , Kigali, Ruhengeri, Victoria Falls
Suggested Duration 8 days
Travel Styles African Safaris & Wildlife Tours
  • DAY 1

    Welcome to Kigali, Rwanda

    Arrive at Kigali International Airport meet your guide who will transfer you to the Hotel.

    What's included?

    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 2

    City of Kigali - Genocide Memorial, Kandt House, and Reconciliation Village Bugesera

    Start a historical-minded tour of Kigali City visiting places like the Kigali Genocide Memorial. The information about the genocides around the world has been preserved and is also the resting place for over 250,000 victims of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi.

    Kandt House was a residence to German explorer Richard Kandt who discovered the remote source of the River Nile to be at Nyungwe forest. Camp Kigali where 10 Belgian United Nations peacekeepers were executed in 1994. The city tour gives an in-depth experience of colonial, independence, genocide, and current trends of modern-day Rwanda. 

    In the afternoon drive to Bugesera and start a unique journey into the Unity and reconciliation village which is home to both Survivors and perpetrators of the Genocide, this shows how Rwandans have managed to unity and move on past the dark times of 1994 and also teaches about the culture of Rwandans through dance and Music.

    In the afternoon, drive to Bugesera. Start a unique journey into the unity and reconciliation village which is home to both Survivors and perpetrators of the Genocide. This shows how Rwandans have managed to unity and move on past the dark times of 1994. Also, it teaches about the culture of Rwandans through dance and Music.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 3

    Volcanoes National Park

    After breakfast start driving towards the north to Volcanoes National Park on arrival visit the Kinigi Cultural Village where you will be taught about Rwanda culture through traditional dances, music, traditional brewing methods, traditional hearing, the community visit brings you closer to the Rwandan culture and gives the highest chance to interact with the community these visits support the communities around the Park.

    Afternoon drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Overnight at Rushaga Gorilla Camp

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 4

    Volcanoes National Park - Trekking through mountains for a face-to-face with Gorillas

    After breakfast drive to the Volcanoes National Park Headquarters for the brief of the day and start the once-in-a-lifetime experience of trekking the critically endangered Apes in a wild setting, once spotted you will be able to closely view man’s close relatives for the whole hour.

    After the trek, you will transfer to the hotel for lunch and refreshment later head back to Kigali. Overnight.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 5

    Victoria Falls via Harare

    Breakfast and transfer to Airport, catch a Rwandair flight to Harare – Zimbabwe.

    Pick up from the Airport for refreshment at the Hotel and lunch then return at the airport in time to board to Victoria Falls International Airport. Overnight at Victoria Falls.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 6

    Victoria Falls and Zambezi River sunset falls

    Arrive at the Rain forest to start a majestic guide walks to tour one of the “Seven wonders of the World” with the largest sheet of Falling Water. Overnight at Victoria Falls.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 7

    Victoria Falls - Available activities Bungee Jumping or Helicopter flight over Victoria Falls

    Breakfast at the hotel. The day is leisure to relax.

    The recommended activities for today include Bungee Jumping on the Victoria Falls Bridge, Helicopter flights for a “Bird’s eye view” of Victoria Falls.

    Overnight at Victoria Falls.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
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  • DAY 8

    Transfer to Harare International Airport

    Private transfer to Harare International Airport to fly back home.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Transfer Transfer
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Starting from $5,895 per person

Price per person in double occupancy
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Price excluding international flights
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What’s Included?

  • 7 nights stay in superior accommodation 
  • Transportation in 4×4 jeep
  • Airport transfers 
  • All meals and soft drinks 
  • English speaking driver guides and trekking guide 
  • All activities mentioned in the itinerary 
  • Water onboard 

Sightseeing Highlights Included

  • Visit City of Kigali – Genocide Memorial, Kandt House,
  • Discover the Reconciliation Village Bugesera
  • Explore the Volcanoes National Park & Kinigi Culture Village & Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Trekking through the Mountains for a face-to-face with Gorillas
  • The majestic guide walks through the rainforest
  • Admire one of the “Seven wonders of the World” – Victoria Falls

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