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Gorilla tracking and Tanzania safari combo package

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Gorilla tracking and Tanzania safari combo package

Explore East Africa Volcano and big 5 wildlife safaris with expert safari planners.  Gorilla tracking and Tanzania safaris 12 days trip is a special African safari to explore beautiful eco-tourism hotspots. This is wildlife safari in Tanzania and Rwanda which adhere to responsible travel ethics.  You will do adventure things like jungle safaris in jungle forest, nomadic safaris in Serengeti plains, ecotourism gorilla tracking and even extend your vacation to Zanzibar beach islands. Other primate visit destinations are Chimpanzee trekking in Gombe and Monkeys in Kilimanjaro. Safari deal options include standard budget hotels/Lodge and Moderate Luxury Lodges/tented camps.

Gorilla tracking Rwanda trip safaris booking

Guided Gorilla trekking in Rwanda will be done at Volcanoes National Park and also see other primates like Golden monkeys.  The Package has 2 parts of Tanzania Part and Rwanda Part: Contact us: [email protected]

Travel Logistics: Day 00: Arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport IATA JRO and transfer to hotel in Arusha.

Tanzania Part – Wildlife tours and wildebeest migration: On 4WD safari car with driver-guide help to Spot wildlife.

Then continue with wildlife safari itinerary from Day 01 below

Day 1:

After breakfast, depart for Tarangire National Park, lunch at the lodge and proceed with afternoon game drive. Tarangire is home to Lion, Leopard, and Elephant, buffalo, Python, Zebra, Oryx, Impala and more. Over 450 species of birds have been observed. This park has many baobab trees and some varieties of acacias, whereas Tarangire pythons climb trees and the one place in Tanzania. Get dinner and overnight at the moderate standard Lodge /luxury tented camp or Luxury Lodges.

Day 2: 

Tarangire – Serengeti National Park, early morning breakfast in Tarangire then drive to the Great Serengeti National Park via Ngorongoro Conservation Area and game drives en route. On your journey, you have picnic Lunch so that when you arrive at Serengeti you proceed with game drives in the park. Serengeti is a home to lion, leopard, Elephant, Cheetah, Buffalo, Zebra, Wildebeest, Eland, Wild dog, Gazelles, Crocs and more. A lot of birds includes the Eurasia migrants. Get dinner and overnight in the Lodge or budget campsite.

Day 3: 

Do full Day wildlife tours in Serengeti National Park, get breakfast then follows morning and afternoon game drives; tour to Seronera the center of Serengeti. Proceed with game viewing around Seronera and following wildebeest migration trend. In the afternoon continue with game viewing in Central Serengeti area where the main path of the Serengeti Wildebeest migration has passed. Get dinner and overnight in the Lodge or budget campsite.

Day 4: 

Does full day game drive in Serengeti, Dinner, and overnight at the Lodge or budget campsite.

Day 5:  

After breakfast, do some more wildlife tours and then drive to the Ngorongoro Conservation area. At Ngorongoro, you have the option to visit Maasai Boma, meet local Masai people and learn the culture. Also, you may like to visit Olduvai Gorge and learn the history of people at Archaeological site. Then rest and wait for dinner and overnight in the budget Rhino Lodge or budget campsite.

Day 6:  

Do full day game viewing tour in the Ngorongoro Crater. Wake up early morning for breakfast then descend into the Crater floor for game drives. All the BIG FIVE Rhino Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, and Elephant live in this wonderful caldera; others are Zebra, Hippo, Wildebeest, Hyena and more. Birds include flamingos on the Soda Lake, Geese, Storks, Vultures and more. Your lunch will be served in the picnic site in the Crater at Ngoitoktok swamp a Hippo pool. After lunch proceeds with fame viewing while ascending the Crater. Get Dinner and Overnight at the Lodge or budget campsite.

Day 7:

After breakfast drive to Lake Manyara National Park. Lake Manyara featured with underground water forest, proceed to acacia woodland savannah open land, pass by hot water spring and proceed to Lake Manyara-home for many flamingos and other water birds. The park is home to tree-climbing Lions, Hippo, Elephant, Zebra, Buffalo, Giraffe, Baboon, Blue and Velvet monkey, Warthog and more. About 350 species of birds have been recorded. Game Drives until lunchtime. Get Lunch at the Lodge and after lunch drives back to Arusha for short rest at the Lodge and then transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport -JRO and fly via KLM back home.

Here are accommodation Options which varies on Budget.

  • Lodges of Serena, Kubukubu Tented Lodge and Sopa = ……………
  • Mada Balloon luxury Camp, Melia Lodge Serengeti, Lake Maseck Luxury Ensuite Camp, and Kilimamoja tented Lodge Manyara

C – Medium Luxury Tented Camp and budget Eco Lodge…

D – Basic tents-budget camping safari (mattresses on the ground)…

Services are INCLUDED are:

Kibo Palace Hotel/Mount Meru Hotel Arusha, Pop up 4 x 4 safari car, all park entry fees, Crater service fees, full board accommodation comfort lodges, Our special 4 x4 car, Fuel, Our Driver/Guide, and will get mineral bottled water in the Car while on game drives and transfers to Kilimanjaro Airport.

Services not Included are:

International flight, VISA, any liquor like beer, wine or whiskey, Any entry fees to the Masai Boma or Olduvai Gorge, Tip’s to your kindly driver/Guide.

Rwanda Part – Gorilla Tracking

The yellow highlight is for the budget option and the blue one for the mid-range/luxury.

Gorilla safaris combo tours booking Tanzania

3 NIGHTS /4 DAYS GORILLA & GOLDEN MONKEY SAFARI

DAY 08: ARRIVE KIGALI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT + DEPART FOR RUHENGERI

On arrival at Kigali International Airport, you will be met by Our representative | guide and your day starts with a complimentary tour of the city.  Named in 1907 by Dr. Richard Kandt, the first colonial resident governor of Rwanda; Kigali city is surrounded by lush hills of green and is referred to as the land of a thousand hills. Get to visit interesting spots which may include; the craft market, Gisozi genocide memorial site & Kigali museum. Depart for a 2 hours’ drive to Ruhengeri area the second largest town in Rwanda, with its stunning backdrop of five volcanic mountains – The Virungas. Arrive at Red rocks Intercultural Exchange center for lunch then join the local brew makers to understand the chemistry about the process of brewing a local beer from bananas fruits. If you find the activity interesting enough you can join the women in squeezing the juice out of the bananas and drink a glass of juice (Optional). Understand how long juice takes to turn into alcohol after adding in sorghum floor. Enjoy the big glass of our local brew. Among other activities, they also do basket weaving and with your visit, this local community will be proud of this activity and families supported financially. Later drive to your hotel for dinner and overnight.

Driving distance:  2 hours

Activities: City Tour + Intercultural Exchange

Overnight: La Palme Hotel | Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

Meal Plan: Full board – Lunch, Dinner, bed & breakfast.

DAY 09: GORILLA TRACKING.

After an early breakfast, you will proceed to the National Park headquarters – Kinigi to meet your guides for the day. After completing our park formalities, we are embarking on a once in a lifetime experience of tracking mountain gorillas. Once you spot them you are allowed to spend an hour watching your closest long lost cousin. This is perhaps one of the most breath-taking wildlife experiences on earth!!! You get so close to these awesome giant primates. You stare at each other blankly not knowing who to break the long silence first. Tracking the gorillas through the light mountain forest on the slopes of the Virunga is a magical experience. These massive primates are extremely rare, with less than 700 living today. You will get within meters of the family, and be privileged to spend an hour amongst them. The trekking may be fairly strenuous; up to six hours or longer at a relatively high altitude. We encourage for your own enjoyment to make sure that you are perfectly fit and healthy. (We’ve had people as old as 70years old do gorilla tracking so this should not be a problem; all you need is to ask your driver guide to request a shorter group for you if you cannot trek far)It is important to bring good hiking boots, long trousers, gloves for protection against stinging nettles, some snacks & sweets (for you, not the gorillas) as well as sufficient water as the rain forest gets hot and humid during the day. You will spend one hour with the gorillas, but it is an hour you will never forget. Return to your hotel for lunch and later dinner and overnight.

Driving distance:  45 minutes.

Activities: 1 Gorilla Trek

Overnight: La Palme Hotel | Mountain Gorilla View Lodge.

Meal Plan: Full board – Lunch, Dinner, bed & breakfast.

DAY 10: GOLDEN MONKEY TRACKING + IBY’IWACU VILLAGE VISIT.

This day is set out for Golden Monkey tracking in the Volcanoes National Park. Entering dense stands of bamboo interspersed with open glades; you will make your way deep into golden monkey territory. Guides lead visitors to the habitat of groups of ‘habituated’ golden monkeys – monkeys that have become accustomed to human presence. Though viewing is kept to a maximum of one hour, travelers can get an up-close look at the golden monkey in its natural habitat. Adult monkeys frolic in plain view, feeding on bamboo leaves and leaping from perch to perch. Females carry their young, completely comfortable among onlookers. Later visit Iby’iwacu Cultural Village a Non-Profit umbrella organization that aims at improving the lives of reformed poachers and communities around Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park through the provision of conservation incentives, supporting community enterprise development and livelihood based projects. Return to your hotel to freshen up and have lunch then later dinner and overnight.

Driving distance:  45 minutes

Activities: 1 Golden Monkey Trek

Overnight: La Palme Hotel | Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

Meal Plan: Full board – Lunch, Dinner, bed & breakfast.

DAY 11: DEPART.

After breakfast, you will bid your host goodbye and depart for Kigali. Engage in last-minute shopping in one of the friendliest African capitals, before returning to the airport for your onward international flight back home.

Ask for prices and tell us which standard (Star of accommodation hotel* you like).

Send us email: [email protected]

Cost Includes services

Transport in a 4WD safari vehicle exclusive to you | English speaking driver guide | All guide fees | One golden Monkey tracking permit | One Gorilla tracking permit per person

Cost Excludes

International flights & Visas | Travel Insurances | Driver guide or local escort tips | Drinks and dining rooms tips, porterage, personal travel and baggage | Telephone bill, laundry and any items of a personal nature | Activities not mentioned in the program

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