5 Days Masai Mara Wildlife & Volcanoes Gorilla Trekking Safari
5 Days Masai Mara Wildlife & Volcanoes Gorilla Trekking Safari is one of the best-combined safari packages offering a visit to 2 countries that are amazing safari destinations in Africa, if you are looking for both a Kenya safari and Rwanda safari this safari package is your ideal choice.
5 days Masai Mara and mountain gorilla safari offers a visit to Masai Mara national reserve a remarkable destination for Kenya safaris and Volcanoes national park a top ranked destination for Rwanda safaris. Masai Mara national reserve is located in the rift valley province with Narok as the nearest town, Masai Mara national reserve is an incredible home many animals and famous for experiencing the incredible wildebeest migration in which hundreds and hundreds of zebras, Thomson gazelles and wildebeests moved to Serengeti national park in search for green pastures. While in Masai Mara national reserve you get to do game viewing safari on which you re enjoy sights of many animals such as lions, elephants, leopards, buffaloes, cheetahs, antelopes, hartebeests and many more. You are also to enjoy you are to enjoy sights of the incredible endless plains.
The next destination to visit on a 5 days Masai Mara and Mountain gorilla safari is Volcanoes national park a famous mountain gorilla trekking safari destination in Rwanda and the world, volcanoes national park is a home to the mountain gorillas and the only home for these amazing primates in Rwanda. Mountain gorilla trekking in Volcanoes national park is an adventurous Rwanda safari offering an encounter with big fur covered primates (mountain gorillas) living in the high altitudes of the forested volcanoes of the park.
Highlights of the 5 Days Masai Mara Wildlife & Volcanoes Gorilla Trekking Safari
- Day 1: Departure from Kigali to Gisozi genocide memorial center
- Day 2: gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park
- Day 3: Fly to Kenya
- Day 4: Game drive in Maasai Mara National Reserve
- Day 5: Transfer to Nairobi and a city tour
Day 1: Departure from Kigali to Gisozi genocide memorial center
On the 1st day of the 5 days Masai Mara and mountain gorilla safari you are to be picked from the airport upon you arrival, meet your safari driver who is a representative of Focus East Africa Tours and head to Kigali city. Depending on the time of arrival you are to have a short city tour visiting Gisozi Memorial center to learn more about the 1994 Rwanda genocide which resulted into the death of 800,000 Rwandese. After the city tour you are to have lunch and then embark on a drive heading to volcanoes national park, upon your arrival you are to check into your lodge and in the evening you will have dinner and stay overnight.
Accommodation is got from Virunga Lodge or Bisate Lodge
Day 2: gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park
On the 2nd day of 5 days Masai Mara and mountain gorilla safari you are to do mountain gorilla trekking in the forests of Volcanoes national park, after a mouthwatering breakfast at your lodge, meet your safari and head to the park. Once in the park you will go for a briefing session on which mountain gorilla tracking guidelines and rules will be read to you, hire a porter and be assign a mountain gorilla group to trek. Then you will start your mountain gorilla trekking in search for mountain gorillas, this experience takes about 3-8 hours depending on the movement and the location of mountain gorilla group you are trekking. When you find mountain gorillas you are to spend one hour in the presence of mountain gorillas, take pictures as long as your flashlight is off and observing the behavior of the gorillas. After one hour, you are to trek back to the park’s headquarters and then return to your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight.
Day 3: Fly to Kenya
On the 3rd day of 5 days Masai Mara and mountain gorilla safari you are to fly to Kenya and transfer to Masai Mara national reserve, after morning breakfast at your lodge you will meet your safari driver and head to Kigali international airport for your flight to Kenya’s Jomo Kenyatta international airport. On arrival you will have lunch at any lodge and then embark on a drive to Masai Mara national reserve, once in the park you will check into your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight.
Accommodation is got from Mara Sopa Lodge, Mara Siria Tented Camp, Kicheche Bush Camp
Day 4: Game drive in Maasai Mara National Reserve
On the 5th day of the 5 days Masai Mara and mountain gorilla safari you are to have a full day game drive in the endless plains of Masai Mara national reserve, after morning breakfast you will head to the reserve for a game drive on which you will enjoy amazing sights of many animals such as Lions, Elephants, Cheetah, Buffaloes, Rhinos, Leopards, Maasai giraffes, zebras, Elands and many more. At lunch you will either have picnic lunch or drive back to your lodge for lunch, in the afternoon you return back to your lodge for another game drive spotting many animals. In the evening you will head back to your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight.
Day 5: Transfer to Nairobi and have a city tour
On the 5th day of the 5 days Masai Mara and mountain gorilla safari you are to transfer to Nairobi city, have a city tour and the be dropped off, after early morning breakfast you will checkout of your lodge and embark on your journey back to Nairobi. Once in Nairobi you will go for a city tour visiting amazing sites in Nairobi such as Elephants orphanage, David Sheldrick wildlife trust, giraffe center, markets and many more. Then you will have lunch and then be dropped off either at your residence or the airport for your departure flight.
End of the 5 Days Masai Mara Wildlife & Volcanoes Gorilla Trekking Safari
- Game drive and gorilla trekking
- Airport transfers
- Accommodation for 4 nights and all meals
- City tour at Gisozi genocide memorial center
- Transport in a 4 by 4 safari car plus driver guide
- Personal nature expenses such as laundry, tips, telephone, porter fees shopping, drinks and others
- Airfare and visa
- Travel insurance
- Extra activities
- Accommodation before and after the safari.