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11 Day Kenya & Rwanda Adventure

11 Day Kenya & Rwanda Adventure

$6,640 (Per Adult)

$604 (Per Adult) / Day

(Includes)

  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Accomodation
  • Sightseeing

Duration11 day(s)

LocationKenya Rwanda

Start PointNairobi

End PointKigali

AvailabilityOct 03 , 2018 to Oct 07 , 2020

Summary

Destinations: Lake Nakuru National Park, Hell’s Gate National Park, , Masai Mara National Reserve, Kigali, Volcanoes National Park. Highlights: Cycling in Hell’s Gate,Bush walk with the Maasai Morans, spotting endanged species, boatride, trekking the endangered mountain Gorillas. Adventurous and unique safari which will allow you to enjoy days on mountain bike, trekking, taking a boatride, as well as having the chance to spot the big five – and after all that Spend some time with the unique Maasai tribe and discover the life and culture of a traditional pastoralist and finally trek the amazing Mountain Gorillas in their Habitat in Rwanda. This could be the most unique adventure of your life.

Activities

  • Animal Tracking
  • Bird Photography
  • Boat Cruise
  • Camping
  • Landscape photography
  • Morning Drives
  • Wildlife Photography
  • Bird Watching
  • Culture

Physical Condition

  • Sportive

Connectivity

  • WiFi and phone coverage throughout

Day-by-day Description

Day 1Arrive Nairobi

At the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be met by your driver and transferred to your oasis in Nairobi. Depending on when your flight lands, you will have the day/evening to relax at hotel. Meals: Not included Accommodation: Fair view hotel

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Nairobi, Kenya

Travel Time: 1 hrs

Day 2Nairobi – Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage – AFEW Giraffe Centre – Kazuri Bead Workshop – Nairobi

Activities Included

Scenic Drive Township tour Culture

At 10:00 depart for a day of up close memorable experiences with some of Kenya’s beautiful animals and people. 1. Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage Made even more popular by the BBC’s show ‘Elephant Diaries’, this is where you can get up close and learn about the complex life of baby elephants (and sometimes baby rhino). During your hour-long visit you will be informed about the success the Sheldrick’s are having raring these orphans and reintroducing them back into Kenya’s wild. You will be at the orphanage for their feeding and play time which is a delight to watch. 2. AFEW Langata Giraffe Centre Have you ever been kissed with an 18 inch tongue? Once almost extinct, you can now handfeed the endangered Rothschild giraffes. It is quite an experience being eye to eye with a giraffe – you can get a real sense of the size of these gentle giants. There is also an education centre with lots of information about the breeding and conservation of the rarest of Kenya’s three giraffe species. 3. Kazuri Bead Workshop Visit one of Kenya’s business success stories. Established in the 1970s, this pottery, ceramic and bead factory employs all single mothers to make its beautiful gifts and souvenirs – which are now exported all around the world. There is a gift shop which stocks some of their wares. Please note that the workshop is closed Saturday afternoon and all day Sunday, however the gift shop is open 7 days. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: Fair view hotel

Location

Nairobi – Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage – AFEW Giraffe Centre – Kazuri Bead Workshop – Nairobi

Travel Time: 2 hrs

Day 3 Nairobi – Masai Mara

Activities Included

Landscape photography Game drive Culture Photo-safari

We depart in the morning initially heading North from Nairobi, stopping for magnificent views over the Great Rift Valley. We then begin our descent West over the escarpment and drive along the floor of the Rift Valley to the Masai town of Narok. After a stop for lunch, we proceed to the Masai Mara Game Reserve with game viewing enroute to the overnight camp. And don’t forget the Masai Mara is not fenced and that you can look out for animals not long after departing Narok. The Masai Mara Conservancy supports extensive wildlife and is a migration corridor to other parks and reserves. Meals: Lunch, Dinner Accommodation Camping: Fisi Camp

Location

maasai mara

Travel Time: 5 hrs

Day 4Masai Mara

Activities Included

Animal Tracking General Photography Game drive Culture Photo-safari

Enjoy a full day game viewing with picnic lunch on the Mara River over-looking the Hippo Pools and the Serengeti. One of Kenya’s premier reserves, the Masai Mara is an extension of the Serengeti and world famous for the spectacular migration of thousands of wildebeest and zebra during the months of July and October. The Mara is also rich in resident game with over 95 species recorded. These include the “Big Five” – elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard and rhino – as well as giraffe, cheetah, hyena, hippo and numerous species of antelope. The reserve is also rich in birdlife with over 480 species recorded in recent times. Return to camp for dinner and overnight stay. If you are visiting during the migration period and wish to view this amazing spectical more extensively, we would suggest adding an extra day in the Masai Mara. Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner Accommodation Camping: Fisi Camp

Location

Maasai Mara

Travel Time: 5 hrs

Day 5 Masai Mara – Nakuru

Activities Included

General Photography Landscape photography Game drive Culture Photo-safari

After breakfast we undertake a short morning game drive or you have the option of taking a walk with the moran to visit a local manyatta and learn a little about the life of a nomadic pasturalist. Then depart the Mara and proceed via Narok to the Rift Valley town of Nakuru, where we arrive late afternoon. Overnight and dinner at the camp or hotel close to Nakuru. Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner Accommodation Camping: WCK Cottage

Location

Masai Mara – Nakuru

Travel Time: 3 hrs

Day 6Lake Nakuru – Lake Naivasha

Activities Included

Game drive Culture Photo-safari

After breakfast, enter Lake Nakuru National Park, which is famous for the thousands of flamingo that inhabit the shores of the lake. In recent times, the water level of the lake has fluctuated greatly and this has affected the numbers of resident flamingos. Although perhaps most importantly, the Reserve has been established as a rhino sanctuary and black and white rhino are frequently seen on game drives – along with buffalo, lion, giraffe, waterbuck, and the elusive leopard. Picnic lunch in the park, then mid afternoon, depart for Lake Naivasha. We pass through Naivasha town and drive around the Southern end of the lake, past the flower farms to tonight’s camp. We arrive in time to enjoy an hour-long boatride on Lake Naivasha where you can spot hippo as well as many varieties of birds which live around the lake. Return to camp for dinner and overnight stay. Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner Accommodation Camping: Camp Carnelley’s

Location

Lake Nakuru – Lake Naivasha

Travel Time: 2 hrs

Day 7 Lake Naivasha – Hell’s Gate – Nairobi – Kigali

Depart from Fisherman’s camp and drive the short distance to the entrance of Hell’s Gate National Park. Soon after you enter the park the impressive landscape unfolds before you, and you are transported to a dramatic, semi-arid world, with sheer rugged cliffs, open plains and deep concealed gorges. There are many activities you can do within Hell’s Gate including, walking, cycling, rock climbing, bird watching and trekking through the gorge amongst the geysers – the choice is yours. Picnic lunch in the park. Late afternoon we depart Hell’s Gate for Nairobi. Later transfer to the airport to catch your flight to Kigali, Rwanda Meals: breakfast, lunch

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Kigali, Rwanda

Travel Time: 4 hrs

Day 8Kigali – Gisozi Genocide Memorial – Kimironko Market – Kigali City – Nyamirambo women center.

Activities Included

General Photography Township tour Culture Photo-safari

At 10:00 depart for a day of up close memorable experiences with some Rwanda beautiful people and culture. 1. Gisozi Genocide Memorial Site The was officially opened on April 7th, 2004 (on the 10th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide). This site was built to commemorate the 250,000 Tutsis murdered during the genocide. Special tribute goes to the Aegis Trust, a UK based charity organization in collaboration with the Kigali High Council. Aegis signifies “shield” or “trust”. This organization campaigns against crimes against humanity and genocide. It was established in 2000. The memorial site has the following: the main historical exhibition, a Children’s Memorial exhibition and an exhibition on comparative genocide – called Wasted Lives. The 4-acre memorial gardens contain 10 mass graves and the National Genocide Documentation Centre 2. Kimironko Market This is a huge local market. You can buy almost anything there. Alley upon alley of fascinating products / produce and vendors. I loved the bantering interaction with the vendors. Outside the main market, stalls sell everything from meat and fish to sunglasses and household items. Meals: breakfast, Lunch

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

Location

Kigali – Gisozi Genocide Memorial – Kimironko Market – Kigali City – Nyamirambo women center.

Travel Time: 3 hrs

Day 9Kigali – Ruhengeri

Activities Included

General Photography Landscape photography Culture

After your morning breakfast, depart for Ruhengeri area the second largest town in Rwanda, with its stunning backdrop of five volcanic mountains – The Virungas . Arrive in time for your hotel check in. Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel. Meals: breakfast, lunch

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Volcanoes National Park, Ruhengeri, Rwanda

Travel Time: 2 hrs

Day 10Gorilla trekking

Activities Included

Animal Tracking General Photography Wilderness Trail

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 embark on a once in a life time experience on the gorilla trek tour. Once you spot the gorillas, you are allowed to spend an hour watching your closest long lost cousin. Return to your hotel for lunch and later afternoon at leisure. Meals: breakfast, lunch, Dinner

Location

Volcanoes National Park, Ruhengeri, Rwanda

Travel Time: 1 hrs

Day 11Golden Monkey – Kigali

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Wilderness Trail Culture

After an early breakfast, you will again drive to the park headquarters where you will have briefings and formalities for the golden monkeys trekking. The golden monkeys are rare, beautiful, and distinctive bamboo-associated primates of the blue monkey family and endemic to the Albertine Rift Valley. After golden monkeys trekking, you will have lunch and then enjoy the scenic transfer back to Kigali with onward transfer to the airport for your evening outbound flight. Meals: breakfast, lunch,

Location

Volcanoes National Park, Ruhengeri, Rwanda

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Moderate Cancelation Policy

30% of payment due on date of booking, 70% due 90 days before start of trip and 100% due 60 days before start of trip. 70% refund until 90 days before trip, 30% until 60 days before trip.

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$6,640 Duration: 11 day(s)

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Kenya Rwanda