Mountain Gorilla Safari: In full
A short 6-night safari, led by a private guide using a private 4WD vehicle, focusing purely on the stunning Volcanoes National Park, tracking the agile golden monkeys and spending two mornings tracking the famous mountain gorillas (more than half of the world's population live here).
Day 1Depart London Heathrow on your scheduled over-night flight with Kenya Airways to Nairobi.
Your private guide, with his/her 4WD vehicle, meets you on arrival at Kigali Airport. Leaving the lively capital, you drive north-west through lush hills and bustling market towns for approximately 2 hours, to the stunning Volcanoes National Park – well known as the venue for Dian Fossey's pioneering studies of the mountain gorillas. Your 4-night stay here is based at the Gorilla Mountain View Lodge. This comfortable lodge, close to the park's boundary has a lovely garden from which to relax, and it's a perfect base from which to explore the national park.
Day 6After a relaxed breakfast and last views of the park's environs, drive for roughly two hours south-east back to Kigali Airport. Here your private guide and 4WD vehicle leave you to continue your journey home: flying to Nairobi in time to catch your Kenya Airways flight back to London.
Day 7After an exhilarating safari you arrive at London Heathrow early in the morning – with ample time to make your onward journey home and to make any necessary connections.
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