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This 8 days Kenya and gorillas in Rwanda Safari will take you to Kenya’s national parks for a wildlife safari and Rwanda for the mountain gorilla tracking experience. This trip will start in Kenya for the savannah national parks then you will end with tracking the endangered mountain gorillas in Rwanda. The mountain gorillas are only found in Uganda, Rwanda and DR Congo.

Safari Highlights,

  • Game drives
  • Wildlife
  • Gorilla tracking
  • Beautiful views
  • Kigali city tour

Day 1: Pick Up from your hotel in Nairobi

Pick up from your Nairobi hotel or Airport in the morning drive to Masai Mara through The Great African Rift Valley and Narok Town. You will arrive in time for lunch. Check in at your accommodation facility and have lunch. Afternoon game drive through the park in search of the Lion, Cheetah, Elephant, Buffalo and other members of the Big five plus other animals.

Accommodation at Enchoro Wildlife Camp

Day 2: Masai Mara National park

Early morning games drive game drive return back to lodge for breakfast. After breakfast Full day spend in the park with packed lunch in search of its popular residents like the well-known predators and their opponents like the Zebra, Wildebeest, Giraffe, Hippo and the dangerous Crocodiles with a visit to Mara river and then return to your hotel for dinner.

Accommodation at Enchoro Wildlife Camp

Day 3: Transfer from Masai Mara to Lake Nakuru

You will have an early breakfast at your camp and leave Mara for Nakuru arriving in time for lunch and check in at citymax hotel have lunch and relax. Later afternoon game drive to see one of the largest ornithological spots, Flamingo, and a variety of wildlife not forgetting the famous white Rhino and black rhino found in this park.

Accommodation at City Max Hotel-Nakuru

Day 4: Lake Nakuru and transfer to Amboseli

Early morning breakfast game enroute and leave Lake Nakuru for Amboseli National Park to arrive with a short game drive in time for lunch, check in at the camp have lunch and rest .Afternoon game drive at the park which is famous for its scenery with a backdrop of snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro, which dominates the landscape, and open plains.

Accommodation at Manjaro Tented Camp

Day 5: Amboseli

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Gorillas in Rwanda

Rising early for good views of Mount Kilimanjaro before clouds build up over the summit, we set off for another extensive game drive. Amboseli is an excellent place to view a multitude of wildlife, including everything from Wildebeest, Giraffes, Baboons. Optional visit to a Masai village is planned after breakfast. Maasai warriors are famously known as the proud nomadic tribe whose legendary prowess in battle and single-handed acts of bravery in fights with the wild animals are known across the world. A visit reveals the singing and dancing that are part of their daily lives and sacred rituals. A glimpse into their homes and social structure is a poignant experience.

Accommodation at Manjaro Tented Camp

Day 6: Transfer from Amboseli to Nairobi Airport

You will have an early breakfast and transfer to Nairobi airport for your flight to Rwanda as you already know its your 8 Days Kenya and gorillas in Rwanda Safari.

On arrival, you will be welcomed by your tour guide and our company representative who will transfer you to your hotel where you will be spending the night.

Accommodation at Kigali Serena Hotel

Day 7: Kigali city and genocide memorial site tour – Head to the Volcanoes National Park

A guide will come to pick you at your hotel or airport early morning to begin your gorilla tour. The first activity is to tour the city of Kigali. You will go visit the renowned Kigali Gisozi genocide war memorial site to learn more about the genocide that took place in 1994. You will then go visit local markets in Kigali, the Kings palace and other interesting places. Afterwards, have lunch and start the 2-3 hours journey to the volcanoes national park. Along the way, marvel at the beautiful, mountainous and green countryside.

Accommodation at Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel

Day 8: Gorilla tracking at the Volcanoes national park – Departure.

Wake up very early and take quick breakfast as you wait for our guide. You will be taken to the Kinigi park headquarters for briefing on gorilla trekking. This briefing takes place at 7:00 am and is designed to share with you rules and requirements for gorilla trekking in Rwanda. You will be given an opportunity to hire a porter and choose a gorilla family among the 10 habituated gorilla groups in Rwanda. Once that phase is done, you will begin tracking the gorilla group along with your porter and park guides. Depending on the location of your particular gorilla group the activity may take anywhere between 1 hour to 5 hours. Once you sight the gorilla group, take as many photos as you can. Follow instructions from your guide and stay calm even when a gorilla family member comes close to you.

Once your one hour is done, you will head back to the starting point where you will find our guide waiting to take you back to the lodge for lunch and rest. Later in the day, the guide will drive you back to Kigali and to the airport or hotel. End to the tour.

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