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Jordi "Nothing but great things to say about this company and our time in Tanzania on safari. They did a great job arranging our accommodations and we liked every place that we stayed. The camping in the Serengeti was beautiful and the lodging at each stop was very nice. Our guide, Raymond, was also phenomenal. His knowledge and expertise really was a game changer in our experience. Not only did we see e..."
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Starts
Kigali
Destinations
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Ends
Kigali
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Highlights

  • Gain a broad perspective of the Rwandan way of life
  • Learn of the healing abilities of traditional medicine
  • Take a look into Rwanda’s education by visiting schools
  • Track mountain gorillas on a once-in-a-lifetime experience
Age range
16 to 87 year olds
Accommodation
Guesthouse, Apartment, Cottage, Resort
Max Group Size
30
Transportation
Jeep & 4WD, Private Vehicle
All Inclusive
Yes
Travel style
Wildlife, Safari, Gorilla Trekking, Hiking & Trekking, Christmas & New Year
Operator
Virunga Programs
Start and end in Kigali! With the wildlife tour Get to Know the Locals & Primate Tracking - Rwanda, you have a 9 day tour package taking you through Kigali, Rwanda and 5 other destinations in Rwanda. Get to Know the Locals & Primate Tracking - Rwanda is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Kigali
    Start point Kigali International Airport, Kigali City, Rwanda 00:00 - 00:00
  2. Day 2: Depart for Ruhengeri & Intercultural Exchange
  3. Day 3: Golden Monkey Tracking & Twin Lakes Visit
  4. Day 4: Gorilla Tracking & Kagano Community Visi
  5. Day 5: Mount Bisoke Hike
  6. Day 6: Local Community Visit; village walk, bee keeping & local market pharmacy
  7. Day 7: Local School Visit & Depart for Gisenyi
  8. Day 8: Depart for Kigali
  9. Day 9: Ntarama & Nyamata Memorial Visit & Depart
    End point Kigali , Kigali City, Rwanda 00:00 - 00:00

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  • Accommodation

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  • Guide

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  • Meals

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  • Transport

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  • Additional Services

  • Optional Extras

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  • Get to Know the Locals & Primate Tracking - Rwanda reviewer 1
    Written on August 25, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    I really recommend this trip for all who want to discover a part of Africa. It is a wonderful trip with a lot of experiences in the nature. Additionally, if you like camping you will love it. Thanks for sharing this beautiful part of the world with us

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  • Get to Know the Locals & Primate Tracking - Rwanda reviewer 2
    Written on August 23, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Beyond expectations//////////////

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  • Get to Know the Locals & Primate Tracking - Rwanda reviewer 3
    Written on August 23, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Life is for living, for taking part in new and exciting experiences and for creating wonderful memories. This trip has a fantastic itinerary, it allows you to experience the highlights of Rwanda

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  • Get to Know the Locals & Primate Tracking - Rwanda reviewer 4
    Written on August 23, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Great leader. Good itinerary. Cheap. Accomodations better than expected. Very well organized.

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  • Get to Know the Locals & Primate Tracking - Rwanda reviewer 5
    Written on August 23, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Wonderful itinerary; educational while still being a lot of fun; small compatible tour group; very friendly people; staying in home stays (guesthouses) is an added benefit; beautiful architecture, outstanding tour guide. I cannot say enough good things... Read more

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  • Get to Know the Locals & Primate Tracking - Rwanda reviewer 6
    Written on August 23, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Excellent guide and very well organised trip- quick & efficient transfers, loads of info and historical knowledge, great tours and good optional extras

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  • Get to Know the Locals & Primate Tracking - Rwanda reviewer 7
    Written on August 23, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Food was excellent. Accommodations were better than expected

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  • Get to Know the Locals & Primate Tracking - Rwanda reviewer 8
    Written on August 21, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    The itinerary is carefully selected so that the traveller gets a taste of all that a country has to offer-you can opt to participate in as much or as little as you like.

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  • Get to Know the Locals & Primate Tracking - Rwanda reviewer 9
    Written on August 21, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    The open vehicles were fabulous when going on game drives and they managed all the tough roads very well! Uganda was a beautiful country to see. I appreciate the tour included some time in Rwanda as well. The tour managers took us to Hotel Rwanda and we all... Read more

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  • Get to Know the Locals & Primate Tracking - Rwanda reviewer 10
    Written on August 17, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Nothing but great things to say about this company and our time in Tanzania on safari. They did a great job arranging our accommodations and we liked every place that we stayed. The camping in the Serengeti was beautiful and the lodging at each stop was... Read more

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Recommended for Rwanda. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
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Cholera
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Rabies
Recommended for Rwanda. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Meningococcal meningitis
Recommended for Rwanda. Ideally 3 weeks before travel.
Yellow fever
Required for entrance into the country for Rwanda. Ideally 10 days before travel.

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For any tour departing before 21 November 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 21 November 2019, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with Virunga Programs . The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 349 km.
  • Kigali (Rwanda)
  • 69 km
  • Ruhengeri (Rwanda)
  • 43 km
  • Rubavu (Rwanda)
  • 41 km
  • Kinigi (Rwanda)
  • 73 km
  • Lake Kivu (Rwanda)
  • 110 km
  • Kanombe (Rwanda)
  • 13 km
  • Kigali (Rwanda)

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