Rwanda & The Serengeti

Rwanda & The Serengeti

Walking in the Footsteps of Giants

THE EXPERIENCE

Experience a unique chance to come face to face with the power and beauty that Africa is known for. Beginning with the mist covered heights of Rwanda, explore lush jungles while looking for the ultimate primate – the mountain gorilla. Continue on to complete your African adventure with the opportunity to see one of Mother Nature’s greatest spectacles. The natural migration in its thunderous glory is simply a bucket list must-see.


This Couture Collection experience is exclusively connected to two 2018 Silversea cruises.
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PROGRAM INFORMATION

Duration
7 nights
Departure date
20 Nov 2018
27 Nov 2018
From
Zanzibar, Tanzania
To
Zanzibar / Kilimanjaro airport, Tanzania
Fares from
Rwanda
Rwanda
Rwanda
Rwanda
Rwanda

HIGHLIGHTS

Enjoy t...

Enjoy the luxury of the award-winning Bisate Camp.

Charter...

Chartered private flights (Pilatus PC12) throughout the safari.

Stay in...

Stay in an exclusive erected Silversea tented camp in the Serengeti.

Explore...

Explore with 2 days gorilla trekking.

ITINERARY

Itinerary map

DAY BY DAY
ITINERARY

DAY 1
After arrival into Zanzibar, transfer to the Serena Hotel in Stone Town. After some rest and relaxation, enjoy a welcome dinner hosted by your Silversea specialist expert guide.
DAY 2
Transfer to the airport for your private charter flight to Kigali. After lunch enjoy a scenic drive through the Albertine Rift to Ruhengeri and the Volcanoes National Park before arriving at the Wilderness Safaris’ Bisate Lodge. Just before dinner an important and mandatory briefing on gorilla etiquette will take place.
DAY 3
Depending on the habituated gorilla groups, we will be separated into small groups and begin trekking. Lunch might be a picnic or back at the Lodge. Various local activities will be on offer for the afternoon, while in the evening there will be a presentation on conservation and the soul.
DAY 4
Day 2 of your trek offers the chance to see a different group of gorillas. If you prefer, there will also be birding and golden monkey walks in the forest, a tree planting ceremony and a scenic tour over the forest by helicopter on offer. Dinner will be had at the Bisate Lodge.
DAY 5
Board your charter to the Serengeti and travel in custom 4x4s to the specially erected luxurious camp. A first game drive and lectures on the eco-system with our Silversea guide will follow. Dinner will be served under the stars.
DAY 6
After an early breakfast, begin looking for the Big Five. The big cats are best seen in the morning, and we will return for brunch at the camp. After a rest period, another afternoon game drive will take place.
DAY 7
A second day of looking for the Big Five, plus cheetahs and African wild dogs with the possibility to stay out for the full day during our game drive, packing a picnic brunch and refreshments.
DAY 8
After breakfast, a final game drive will take place before we relocate to board our private charter plane for your onward journey.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Private charter flight with a Pilatus PC12 whilst on safari
  • 2 day gorilla trekking permit or a choice of other activities
  • All hotel, luxury lodge and camp accommodation throughout your stay
  • Private game drives with English speaking rangers

COMBINED CRUISES

This Couture Collection experience is exclusively connected to the following 2018 Silversea cruises.

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9826 itinerary
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