Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda

More Than Gorillas: Secrets of Rwanda Tour

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Places Visited

Kigali, Kimilonko Market, National Genocide Centre, Nyamata Church Genocide Memorial...

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Suggested Duration

12 Days

Rwanda loves to keep its highlights a secret. Most have heard of gorilla trekking, but few know that the exclusivity extends to a sublime range of experiences throughout Rwanda. Chimpanzee and golden monkey trekking, aerial safari and history told by the survivors of history are just the beginning, but there is also boating through hippo swamps, game drives and walks with the zebra to enhance your connections to the beautiful culture. From the Central African Congo Basin rainforest to iconic East...

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Trip Highlights

  • Trek through the Congo Basin rainforest and spend an hour with a troop of chimpanzees as the Nyunge Forest offers one of Africa’s most exhilaratingly personal encounters
  • Wind along the shores of Lake Kivu and connect with local culture on the road to Volcanoes National Park to visit villages and be in awe of the views
  • Listen to the tales from the past with a day spent alongside genocide survivors, a moving experience that will heighten your respect for the country
  • Explore the East African grasslands with a big-game safari in Akagera National Park
  • Fly across The Land of a Thousand Hills on an aerial safari with enchanting landscapes rolling beneath the wingtips
  • Immerse yourself in the wonder of Volcanoes National Park as you spend a day gorilla trekking, and then another day spent trekking to rare and resplendent golden monkeys
  • Uncover the hidden history of pre-colonial Rwanda in Butare, home of the Nyanza kings and an impressive story that has not much been publicized
  • Discover more of the world’s rare primates in Nyungwe Forest, home to various endangered monkeys and mangabeys
  • Get closer and closer in Akagera with a diverse collection of activities that bring different angles on the giants, including a boat safari through hippo-filled swamps

Starting Price

$9,511 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

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Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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