Kigali to Kigali Overland ToursClick for map
What's Included Gorilla permit
The Genocide Memorial
X5 breakfast, X5 dinners
2 nights in dorms, 3 nights camping
Fully equipped expedition truck incl - fridge, gas, tents, sleep mats
Services of Absolute Crew
All road tolls & taxes are paid
Kigali to Kigali Safari Overview
Just have a few days? Meet us in Kigali to head out trekking the endangered mountain gorilla. With time to visit the Genocide Memorial and Museum, and a free day in Kisoro to hike to see the golden monkeys or visit a Batwa (Pygmy) villages, with an option to also visit Dian Fossey's grave.
Kigali to Kigali Safari Add-ons
RWANDA - UGANDA
Meet up in Kigali, Rwanda's capital city. Kisoro
Optionals: Coffee tour or Batwa (Pygmy) village visit. Lake Mutande
Mountain gorilla trek in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
Optionals: Orphanage visit, Batwa village visit, golden monkey trek, canoeing.
Days 3 - 4
UGANDA - RWANDA
Optionals: Orphanage visit, golden monkey trek, canoeing, visit to Dian Fossey's Grave, basket weaving, banana beer making.
Day 5 - 6
Kigali, genocide museum
NOTE: This tour has a higher non-refundable deposit to include the cost of the gorilla permit.
Please note that this tour also runs in reverse direction with a later meet up on day one and midday finish on day 6. Check with us for more details.
Please note safari itineraries are given as a guide only. A safari is a journey and true journeys in Africa unfold and are of an adventurous nature. The unexpected can arise, so do allow for this.
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The costs to consider when travelling overland are:
Your safari price covers:
-The price includes Gorilla Permit
-Entrance into the Rwandan Genocide Memorial and Museum
- Transport in a fully equipped and dieselled expedition overland truck including all camping and cooking gear, a fridge, gas cooker, tents etc
- The services of a driver and safari leader
- The ongoing advice and back up from The Absolute team
- All road tolls and taxes
Camping, and Breakfast and Dinner i.e.
- 2 nights dorm stay, 2 nights camping
- 4 breakfasts and 4 dinners
A recommended typical budget for your optional excursions that you might pay for once in Africa would be: up to US$200
Some clients spend more, some less. The above is a typical estimate selecting from the following main choices during this tour. Do re-check your budget looking at what might tempt you. A friendly reminder as well that the below list provides an approximate guide only for the most popular excursions currently available for this tour. Excursions are operated by local operators and authorities and their pricing is out of our control (August 19)
|Visit to a local orphanage (transport)||US$10|
|Lake Mutande incl. canoeing||US$10|
|Batwa village visit, from||US$35|
|Golden monkey trek (not including transfers)||US$90|
|Trek to Dian Fossey's grave (not including transfers)||US$80|
|Talk to us to arrange a beach stay after this tour|
You will need spending money to cover drinks, lunch and souvenirs whilst on tour.
Tipping is customary in Africa, so budget for gratuities if you wish for guides or drivers who provide good service such as your guides whilst gorilla trekking. Again it is at your discretion, but your tour leader and driver will appreciate a tip to acknowledge their hard work during your tour.
For some excursions extra transport is needed to get to the start point such as to the golden monkeys and Diane Fossey hike and lastly some campsites en route also have simple huts or chalets on site. If you feel like a break from camping and youd like an upgrade at some point it is well worth having a little bit of money budgeted accordingly.
The recommended spending money for the Gorilla Stop is: US$100 - US$150
VisaYour passport needs to be valid for at least 6-9 months after your trip finishes. Ensure as well you have adequate pages in your passport for each country you visit. Up to 2 consecutive blank pages can be required. If you have dual nationality you can only use one passport for the entire trip, whilst bringing both is wise as a back up. More information can be found in the different country listings on the FCO's website under entry requirements.
Please note that Rwandan Immigration do require you to apply and pay for the East Africa visa online, we will send out instructions for this. The cost is U$100
This information is given as a guide only. Visa requirements can change without prior notice. We recommended you also check your personal current visa requirements with the relevant embassies well in advance before you travel.
|VISA CHART||Kenya||Rwanda||Uganda||Tanzania||Malawi||Zambia||Zimbabwe||Botswana||Namibia||South Africa|
Other exciting ADD-ONs
Pre and post safari please click here.
Remember you then need to budget for flights, insurance, vaccination costs and any equipment you might need such as a sleeping bag.
Any queries? Call our office on +44 (0) 208 742 0226, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or skype us on skypeabsoluteafricaBack to top
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Before You Go
Click on the link below to download the predeparture dossier for this overland trip "The Gorilla Stop".The Gorilla Stop - pre departure pack
This information has been developed over 30 years of experience overlanding in Africa.
It includes all you might need to know to prepare for this trip and more. We know many people love to plan their trip in detail and we hope you will find lots of "stuff" in here to help!
We also send out personal updates about 6 weeks before departure to all participants heading out on each departure date. This includes final confirmations of pre safari transfers and accommodation and other details relating to your specific travel arrangements so you can check all is as you need.
We recommend once booked on a Kigali to Kigali trip that you periodically check back here as this information is regularly updated. It is also a good idea to keep an eye on the news area of this site.
And if you are not excited enough about heading to Africa already, check out our facebook page, listen out for our tweets and keep up to date with our blog to stay up to date with all that is happening on the road on the trucks.
Overlanding in Africa is a very different destination from your usual package holiday! You may find some information in this dossier different from what you expected. Whatever your question don't hesitate to ask. We are here to help so feel free to get back to us.
We are more than happy to advise as to what is the best plan for your particular Africa travel needs.
Give us a call, or skype or email. We look forward to planning your trip to Africa with you.
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