Trip reference number: ASTBLU004

Trip Operator: African Star Tours

Journeys with Purpose - Wildlife Conservation, Gorillas & Culture of Rwanda

From: £7655.00

TRIP OVERVIEW

Country -  Rwanda 

Date - 9th - 22nd July 2021

Group Size: Min 6 - Max 12

Some of the extraordinary experiences you can look forward to as part of this group of eco-travellers includes:

    • 13 nights and 14 days immersed in one of the most magnificent places on Earth
    • Adventuring in off-the-beaten-path places and wild camping (that tourists do not often go) to experience
    • Visit the Genocide Memorial where you can take a journey of quiet reflection on the country’s past.
    • Explore Akagera National Park (ANP) which is Central Africa’s largest protected wetland and the last remaining refuge for savannah-adapted species in Rwanda. A “behind the scenes” tour at ANP to meet some of the African Parks team who run the conservation projects, meeting the anti-poaching teams/rangers and community managers to hear about their projects
    • Take a Boat trip on Lake Ihema, which is the second largest lake in Rwanda looking for Hippos and crocodiles
    • Visit Umusambi Village which is the home of Grey Crowned Cranes which are one of Africa’s most majestic and beautiful birds with their yellow crown of feathers, tipped with black. Rwanda Wildlife Conservation Association (RWCA) is also our beneficiary for this journey.
    • Memorable cultural & heritage experiences including an overnight Homestay experience with a local Rwandan family host, visiting King’s Palace Museum & the Ethnographic Museum on route to Nyungwe National Park.
    • Kayaking on Lake Kivu, and then overnight camping under the stars at Bishayu Island.
    • Behind-the-scenes look at the ongoing gorilla research and conservation activities of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International at the Karisoke Gorilla Exhibit
    • Gorilla Trekking into the Volcanoes National Park to encounter the majestic mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. A Bucket List experience.
    • Interacting with local communities and school children to spread our eco-message.
    • Enjoying an exceptionally organised once-in-a-lifetime African experience where all logistical details are taken care of for you.
    • Raising funds for Rwanda Wildlife Conservation Association (RWCA)

Frequency: Bespoke once-off expedition
Fitness Ratings: Moderate/ Active
Tour Features: Wildlife conservation, Cultural Exchange, Youth Conservation Education, English-Spoken, Fundraising for Wildlife Conservation Groups, Men/Women
Beneficiary: Rwanda Wildlife Conservation Association (RWCA)
Accommodation: Mostly Dome Tent camping /bungalows /rooms (Sharing)
Min/Max: 6 - 12 eco-adventurers 

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
09/07/2021 22/07/2021 LIMITED £7655.00

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