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    7 Nights of the Big Five & Gorillas; Kenya and Rwanda

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    7 Nights of the Big Five & Gorillas; Kenya and Rwanda

    $6922 per person

    Embark on a thrilling adventure with 7 Nights of the Big Five & Gorillas in Kenya and Rwanda. Witness majestic wildlife up close and personal!

    This tour will take you on a journey through the stunning landscapes and breathtaking wildlife of Kenya and Rwanda. You’ll start in Nairobi, then travel to the Maasai Mara for game drives and a visit to a Maasai village. Next, you’ll visit Kigali and the Genocide Memorial Site, before heading to Volcanoes National Park to see gorillas in their natural habitat. This tour is sure to be an unforgettable experience that you’ll treasure for a lifetime.

    • Destination
    • Departure
      Please arrive by 8:15 AM for a prompt departure at 8:30 AM.
    • Departure Time
      Approximately 8:30 PM.
    • Dress Code
      Casual. Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking shoes, hat and warm jacket.
    • Included
      24/7 Safari Retreats On-Call Support
      Airport Meet and Greet with Private Transfers
      All accomodation as per the itinerary
      All Meals as per the Itinerary
      Applicable taxes
      Cross country itinerary inclusive flights
      Custom Built Safari 4WD Car
      Exclusive Insider-Access Opportunities and Inspiring Sightseeing 
      Gorilla Permit
      One-of-a-Kind Itinerary Designed for You
      Park Entrance Fees
      Personal guide
      Typical Souvenir
    • Not Included
      Chimpanzee Permit
      Daily complimentary Breakfastin bed.
      Visa Fees
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    Day 1: ARRIVALS NAIROBI | JOMO KENYATTA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-KENYA
    Arrive in Nairobi, where you are met and transferred to your hotel by your private guide/driver. Spend the rest of the day at leisure.Accommodation | Melili Hotel-NairobiMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 2: MASAI MARA GAME RESERVE, KENYA | MAASAI VILLAGE VISIT
    Early morning road trip to the Maasai Mara, the northern extension of the Serengeti National Park. After settling into your accommodation on a private stretch of the Mara River. Visit a Maasai village and interact with an elder to learn about local culture and traditions. Amid the stunning scenery, watch as Maasai tribesmen traverse the plains or herd goats and cattle. Enjoy the peace of mind that comes with staying with Explore Mara Nature Lodge.Accommodation | Explore Mara Nature LodgeMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 3-4: MASAI MARA GAME RESERVE | THE JEWEL OF KENYAN WILDLIFE
    Venture forth for two game drives of exploring the open savanna, woodlands and tree-fringed rivers of the Maasai Mara, where patience is rewarded with unique sightings such as a leopard retrieving a kill from the upper branches of an acacia or elephants protecting their young from opportunistic lions. Game viewing is never dull in the Mara, especially when the dramatic annual Great Migration unfolds. Follow the Mara River to see crocodiles basking in the sun; hippos as they wallow in muddy water; and monkeys, busy sparking mischief overhead. Here, too, you may sight any of more than 400 species of birds, among them eagles who glide effortlessly above the sun-soaked landscape. Late afternoon transfer on day four to Nairobi in preparation for your morning flight to Kigali, Rwanda.Day 3: Accommodation | Explore Mara Nature LodgeDay 4: Accommodation |  Melili Hotel-NairobiMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 5: ARRIVALS | KIGALI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-RWANDA
    Early morning transfers to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in time for your flight to Kigali, Rwanda. Arrive in Kigali, the city of endless hills and greenery, transfer to your hotel. Only 20 rooms in a 5 Star luxury boutique setting and Kigali’s first entirely eco-friendly solar powered resort featuring locally crafted sustainable teak wood furniture, with the city of Kigali as the backdrop. Enjoy an evening of leisure with infinite sky views.Accommodation | The RetreatMeals: Breakfast, Dinner
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    Day 6: KIGALI | CITY TOUR & CULTURAL IMMERSION
    This morning, pay an emotional visit to the Genocide Memorial Site, and learn how the country has dealt with its past and recovered to become a testament to humankind’s resilience. Drive in the direction of the Volcanoes National Park and immerse yourself in Ibilwachu loosely meaning “our way of life,’’ and be surprised by Rwanda’s resilient culture. Savor coffee made from the beans you roasted while indulging with the locals.Accommodation | Le Bambou Gorilla LodgeMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 7: VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK | ROAMING WILD MOUNTAIN GORILLAS
    Drive to Volcanoes National Park headquarters and join your gorilla-trekking group. With help from your park guide, traverse the dense forest until you come face-to-face with a local gorilla family. Observe them as they play, forage and rest in the shade of the trees. You are given one hour to spend in the presence of these magnificent animals, marveling at their behavior like our own.Accommodation | Le Bambou Gorilla LodgeMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 8: DEPARTURES | KIGALI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
    Morning transfers to Kigali International airport for your flight back home. Meals: Breakfast

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    Leave the road, take the trails and dash into a sea of Authentic Endless Discoveries®.
     

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