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4 Days Rwanda Adventure Safari

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Overview

4 days Rwanda Adventure safari exposes you to the climbing of Karisimbi Volcano 4,507m which is the highest point in Rwanda and the 6th in Africa thus giving you great views of the entire Virunga massif and areas beyond; Musaze caves walk, the twin lakes of Ruhondo and Burera including the scenic views of Rusumo falls. The 4 days Rwanda adventure safari is a detailed encounter to offer you a good break from your routine.

  • Safari Highlights
  • Safari day by day

Safari highlight:

Day 1: Transfer to Ruhengeri & do caves walk

Day 2 & 3: Climb the Karisimbi Volcano

Day 4: Do Twin Lakes Walk & transfer to Kigali

Description:

Day 1: Transfer to Ruhengeri & do caves walk

After breakfast, embark on the transfer to Ruhengeri in the north east of Rwanda 116km about 3 hours’ drive from Kigali city. You will enjoy great sights en route of the Rwandan hill sides that have prompted great travellers to nickname it the land of a thousand hills. You will arrive in Ruhengeri early for Lunch and short relaxation after which you will embark on the caves walk. The caves walk is a rewarding activity that exposes you to the natural wonders of Rwanda. The caves of Musaze are house like structures that have existed for centuries past. They are known to have provided supply storage and refugee for the Kings of Rwanda during the times of war in the pre-colonial Rwanda. Retreat from this activity for overnight. Accommodation: Mount Gorilla View Lodge (Upmarket/ luxury), La Palme Hotel (Midrange/standard) or Muhabura Hotel (Budget/Basic).

Day 2 & 3: Climb the Karisimbi Volcano

Karisimbi Mountain adjoins the greater Virunga massif and is the highest point in Rwanda at 4,507m. First climbed in 1903, Climbing Karisimbi takes 2 days including ascending and descending. You will depart from the starting point early in the morning and head for this challenging active adventure activity. You will traverse the jungle in the lower slopes of Volcanoes and enjoy great sights of birds and primates like monkeys. The Dian Fossey site is also seen during the climb though it’s taken as an extra activity calling for extra cost. You will camp at 3,700m overlooking Bisoke Volcano. The next day will expose you a relative steeper climb that leads you to the summit. The climb takes 2 hours and you will proclaim the summit of Karisimbi Volcano – the highest poiunt in Rwanda. The summit draws you closer to the Democratic Republic of Congo boarder. Rest abit and embark on a 6 hour descend to the starting point to mark the end of your 2 days actine adventure in Karisimbi. Accommodation: Mount Gorilla View Lodge (Upmarket/ luxury), La Palme Hotel (Midrange/standard) or Muhabura Hotel (Budget/Basic).

Day 4: Do Twin Lakes Walk & transfer to Kigali

After breakfast, you will embark on the walk to the twin Lakes of Ruhondo and Burera stretching to the scenic Rusumo falls. This will take you 3 – 4 hours and will see you trekking through the valleys curved in unique geographical splendor traversing the adjoining lakes of Ruhondo and Burera. A range of birds may be seen during this activity including; long crested eagle, African Marsh Harrier, Cinnamon – breasted Bee – eater, Grey throated tit Paradise Fly catchers among others. Return from this activity for relaxation after which you will embark on the transfer back to Kigali city.

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