One of our classic programs where you game view in the vast plains for the migration in the Masai Mara National Reserve, and explore the forested areas in Rwanda for Mountain Gorilla. Accommodations in Kenya is a well-known permanent tented camp right in the reserve. Mountain gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park (Parc National des Volcans) is by far Rwanda's major international attraction.
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Day 01+02 USA/Europe/Nairobi
Depart this evening on an overnight flight to Europe. Connect with your flight to Nairobi, Kenya. On arrival in Nairobi you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight The Fairmont Norfolk Hotel.
Day 03-05 Maasai Mara
You will be met and transferred to Wilson Airport. Depart on your scheduled charter flight to your camp within the Maasai Mara. Activities include shared game drives, walking safaris in the Mara Conservation area, and visits to Maasai communities supported by the camp. Riverside bush breakfasts, sundowners and dinners can be arranged. Enjoy two full days of activities. An optional balloon safari may be taken. (As the sun rises over the plains of Africa you will have a bird's eye view of the world below and the chance to see game from a completely different perspective. After landing, there is a champagne breakfast in the bush.) 3 nights Mara Intrepids, Mara Explorer or Little Governor's Tented Camp.
Day 06 Kigali
Fly to Kigali, Rwanda. Upon arrival in Kigali you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Overnight Kigali Serena Hotel.
Day 07+08 Musanze - Volcanoes National Park
This morning you will be picked up and transferred to your lodge in Ruhengeri and Volcanoes National Park. Gorilla trekking is not the only activity on offer. You will have an early wake up this morning as you will be collected at around 5:30am and transferred to the park gate at Kinigi for your first gorilla visit (6:45 am). Here you will meet your tracker and the day will be spent tracking the mountain gorillas. 2 nights Mountain Gorilla View Lodge or Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge or Bisate Lodge.
Day 09 Kigali
This morning you will depart on your second gorilla trek. Drive back to Kigali. Enjoy the evening at leisure. Overnight Kigali Serena Hotel.
Day 10 Kigali/Nairobi/Europe
This morning you will have a Kigali City Tour including a visit to the Genocide Museum and local market. You will be transferred back to Kigali Airport. Continue on the scheduled inter-Africa flight to Nairobi. Depart this evening on an overnight flight to Europe.
Day 11 Australia/Europe/USA
Connect to your onward flight to the USA. Welcome home!