Hike to the top of Mount Sabinyo, a domant Virunga volcano locally named after an  “old mans teeth”, The 8 Days safari also includes Gorilla trekking in Volcano park , a visit to the Dian fossey graves and the Batwa community plus a boat ride on the famous twin lakes of Ruhundo and Burera

 

mount-sabinyoDay 1: Arrival in Kigali– Upon arrival in Kigali, you will meet and greet with our representative then drive to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay. Dinner only

Day 2: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park– Awake to a relaxed breakfast and do a City tour, where you will visit the Kandt’s Natural History Musuem, crafts shops and Gisozi genocide memorial site. After lunch drive to Volcanoes National Park. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge. FB

Day 3: Trek to Dian Fossey’s Grave- After breakfast, trek to Diana Fossey’ s grave and research center at Karisoke Gorilla Research Centre located at the foot hills of Mount Karisimbi & Bisoke. Dian Fossey was a zoologist who dedicated her efforts to conserve the mountain gorillas in rwanda. Later return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. FB

Day 4: Gorilla tracking in Volcanoes National Park – Have an early breakfast and gather at the park headquarters for briefing, you will then go in the mist to track the rare mountain gorillas which may take from 2 hours or more depending on the location of the gorillas. Return to the lodge and wind your day with traditional dance performances at the lodge. Dinner and overnight. FB


Day 5: Visit the twin Lakes – Ruhondo and Burera
-After breakfast visit the twin lakes, Ruhondo and Burera, for scenic viewing, you could take part in the canoe rides, or fishing using local methods as you mix and get a chance to interact with the local people mainly fishermen. After head to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park where the hike to Sabinyo will commence. Dinner & overnight at Mgahinga Safari lodge. FB

mount-sabinyo-rwandaDay 6: Hike Mount Sabinyo- After breakfast, with your ranger start the hike for about 8 hours on average to the summit, interesting Sabinyo has three peaks, connecting from one peak to the other you have to climb on wooden ladders. At the summits you get the reward of your hard work with magnificent views of Uganda, Rwanda & Congo, return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. FB

Day 7: Batwa Trail- After breakfast, visit the batwa community and follow the footsteps of the pygmies who once lived and entirely depended on the forest. During the batwa trail, the pygmies will show how they once lived in the forest, expect to see their former shelters between tree branches, how they hunted, used local herbs for medicine and many more. Later return drive to Kigali for dinner and overnight. FB


Day 8: Departure-
After breakfast you drive to Kigali, for shopping and relaxation. Depending on the time of your flight, transfer to the Airport for departure. BB