This incredible 6-day Trip with a Purpose gives you the chance to enjoy one of Africa’s most beloved countries, Rwanda. Experience local culture and learn about the mammoth efforts being made to save endangered mountain gorilla populations, while partaking in the humbling experience of gorilla trekking. Your journey begins in the beautiful city of Kigali, where you’ll be immersed in the culture and history of Rwanda - its welcoming people provide one-of-a-kind experiences. You will also have the opportunity to visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial, a sombre trip back into a tumultuous past.
From Kigali, you’ll head off to explore the mystical rainforests that run up the hills of the Virunga Volcanoes. This is where you will participate in a gorilla trek, one of Africa’s most profound encounters and your travel spend will aid in safeguarding this endangered species for generations to come. You will also have the option of adding on a Golden Monkey excursion as well as a visit to the famed Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund, a charity spanning decades who are doing inspiring work in research and vital conservation activities.
Why Is This a Trip with a Purpose?
- Rwanda's Development Board's Mission is 'Fast tracking economic development in Rwanda by enabling private sector growth.' With that comes increased employment, learning and opportunities. It is fascinating to visit and see the healing and progress since the 1994 genocide, and being part of a tourism destination that is helping forge a better future for all Rwandans.
- During your stay at Serena Hotel, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the streets of this amazing city, visiting attractions such as the Nyandungu Eco Park and the Nyambirambo Women Cooperative.
- Set off on the Kigali City tour which includes a visit to the Genocide Memorial.