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Suggested itinerary, Rwanda, Tanzania

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Suggested itinerary, Rwanda, Tanzania

My son is working in Rwanda, and we were thinking of coming to visit him this summer. He may be able to get 1 week off from work to travel with us. We aren't sure whether we should fly him to Tanzania and go on one of the group tours offered there. There seem to be quite a few companies and they all appear to be moderately expensive. Any recommendations on spending 2 weeks in Africa that would be in this particular area? What are the best travel companies to look at? What might be the sights "not to be missed"? Thanks.

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1. Re: Suggested itinerary, Rwanda, Tanzania

It's better to organise your trip from Rwanda or Tanzania, some tour companies in Rwanda could help you doing those arrangements and trip ,

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2. Re: Suggested itinerary, Rwanda, Tanzania

Obviously you should see Rwanda with your son while he's there. We did Tanzania and Rwanda last December. We spent a week on safari in Tanzania in the Serengeti then flew to Kigali, visited the Genocide Museum (highly recommended) and then spent 2 nights/ 1 day in PNV for the gorilla safari (really fantastic). I can recommend Amahoro tours for Rwanda. We did not like our operator for Tanzania as much so you may want to surf the TZ forum to get some other ideas. I would contact each sector separately and book flights yourself. TS will be cheaper and give you greater control.

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Don't miss gorilla tracking in Rwanda or Uganda and for wildlife i also recommend Tanzania or Uganda.

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Flights with Coastal between Serengeti and Kigali make the planning much easier. But it is expensive. Also if you are thinking about seeing Gorillas this summer or staying inside Serengeti you better get moving. During the months of July and August things sell out quickly. If you can travel in June there is still availability and some places offer much better rates.

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Post 1 , what are you upto?

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I would not miss Rwanda or the Gorillas, we spent 3 nights in Rwanda before flying to Dar Es Salaam with Rwanda air and then went on safari to the Selous for 4 nights. We had an amazing time, If I were to change anything I'd have stayed an extra night in Rwanda. We did 2 gorilla treks and I am glad we did, but I wish I'd had an extra day to see just a little more of Rwanda. it was a fascinating country, beautiful beyond words too.

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