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Rwanda: Land of a Thousand Hills 2021


9 days from $15,995 per person

Limited to 18 guests

Experience “The Land of a Thousand Hills,” venturing between the sophisticated city of Kigali and misty jungles as you learn the history of a resilient people and encounter wild primates, including chimpanzees, golden monkeys and the vanishing mountain gorilla.

A&K Advantages

  • See three of the world’s most iconic primate species — sociable chimpanzees, charismatic mountain gorillas and endearing golden monkeys — during intimate up-close encounters
  • Meet the scientists of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund to learn about ongoing efforts to preserve this vanishing primate
  • Visit the Rwandan Genocide Memorial, and discover how Rwanda has worked to move beyond its troubled past
  • Explore contemporary, compelling Kigali, learning the art of making the perfect cup of Rwandan coffee at a local coffeehouse and exploring the city’s trendsetting fashion scene with a local designer
  • Stay in distinctive One&Only boutique safari lodges: the ultra-luxurious Gorilla’s Nest and Nyungwe House

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1
Arrive Kigali, Rwanda
Day 2
Kigali | Time to Reflect
Day 3
Nyungwe Forest National Park | Trail Adventure
Day 4
Nyungwe Forest National Park | Wild Chimps
Day 5
Lake Kivu | Lakeside Relaxation
Day 6
Volcanoes National Park | Gorilla Conservation
Day 7
Volcanoes National Park | Gorilla Tracking
Day 8
Volcanoes National Park | Golden Monkeys
Day 9
Depart Kigali
Complimentary Safari Duffel

Guests on this journey receive a custom-crafted A&K safari duffel. Learn more

Complimentary Safari Duffel

Guests on this journey receive a custom-crafted A&K safari duffel. Learn more


Complimentary Safari Duffel

Guests on this journey receive a custom-crafted A&K safari duffel. Learn more


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