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Local hills hiking provided by Beyond the Gorillas Experience

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Local hills hiking

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It takes about 2.5 hours to reach the top and 2 hours slopping down. It is a hill of about 2,660 meters above sea level. While hiking the tourists enjoy the magnificent view of numerous number of hills in the area, beautiful scenery and landscapes, enjoy lifestyle of local people from their villages, a visit to Mushubi primary school as a stopover before you reach the real top of the hill, panoramic view on Burera and Ruhondo lakes, Bagenge Rock to mention but a few.
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    Gakenke Market
    Stop: 20 minutes
    Gakenke market is known for its booming trade where bananas amongst athers fruits and vegetables as well as staple foods are sold.This open-air market is a community gathering.
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  • You'll end at
    Gakenke, Rwanda
    Near Nemba Hospital
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Important Information
Departure Point
Gakenke, Rwanda
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
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  • Private transportation
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a strong physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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punawa wrote a review Oct 2020
Trier, Germany134 contributions74 helpful votes
During covid-19, we were the only international tourists traveling the country. We did not have much plans and we found them on a daily basis. Being told about “Beyond the Gorillas Experience” by our guesthouse, we contacted them super easily via WhatsApp. Within 10 minutes
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Date of experience: October 2020
Response from BEYOND THE GORI... B, Front Office Manager at Local hills hiking
Responded 28 Oct 2020
Thanks for your review, we can't wait to see you back and we are certainly sure that we will never disappoint your friends.
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Qamer A wrote a review Feb 2020
Kigali, Rwanda1 contribution
The Mount Kaboye Hike with beyond the gorilla team was amazing experience and it was well organised. I will definitely recommend BGE for any kind of trips.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from BEYOND THE GORI... B, Public Relations Manager at Local hills hiking
Responded 3 Feb 2020
Thank you for your review. We can't wait to see you back to do some other activities with us.
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Fanny L wrote a review Nov 2019
Geneva, Switzerland15 contributions4 helpful votes
We had two days tour with Ferdinand as guide. It was a great way to discover the local communities and the wonderful landscapes. We highly recommend this tour operator, our guide was very friendly and had plenty of information about Rwandese culture to share. It's a very
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from BEYOND THE GORI... B, Guest Relations Manager at Local hills hiking
Responded 18 Nov 2019
It has been a pleasure working with you and we are very glad that you enjoyed your tour with us.
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Elise M wrote a review May 2019
Cairo, Egypt11 contributions5 helpful votes
Amazing experience with stunning landscapes (when not foggy) ! Ferdinand, Patrick and Francis are great guides, always willing to share their knowledge on birds, agriculture and Rwandan culture.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from willbebacklater, Public Relations Manager at Local hills hiking
Responded 23 May 2019
Thank you for your positive review and for choosing us to serve you!
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Incredible Beyond the Gorillas Experience! Highly Recommend!
Wow! Theodore is such a gem and the tours he leads are amazing in so many ways. We signed up for the village tour a
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Mount Bisoke Hike with Beyond The Gorillas
I did this as a one day solo trip from Kigali. The day started with a 4:30am pick up. We arrived in Volcanoes NP ar
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Who knew there was banana beer?
We spent a great afternoon with Theo hiking to a few villages and learning about life there. We made banana beer wi
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A Must Do!
We did this in the afternoon on the day we visited the Gorillas, and it was amazing. A must do if you are in the
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Best Experience of Rwanda!
We did a 2-3 hour village tour and it was my absolute highlight in Rwanda. My family and I had an opportunity to to
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Fantastic but moving day
We visited a local village to see how a community lives & to view traditional handicrafts etc. It was very varied &
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Charissa T
Wonderful Experience
Our tour guide from Gorilla Trek Africa book this tour for us after our Gorilla trek. Our guide on 18 Aug Fernando
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Great day trip to the caves and scenic walk around the Volcanoes Park
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A Pleasant Day Spent with Beyond the Gorillas Experience (Village Walk/Canoe Ride)
My guide, Simon, from BTGE, picked me and my tour guide from SOA from my hotel and we went for an early canoe ride.
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Unique hiking experience
My girlfriend and I went hiking Mont Kabuye with Beyond The Gorilla Experience. Theodore, the manager, was very hel
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Sjanne S
Great day!!
Beyond the gorillas offers very professional and friendly services. We spend a lot of time with them and they are t
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Amazing, challenging Mt. Karisimbi experience!
My family recently did a 2-day overnight hike up Mt. Karisimbi. When we booked our permits with RDB, they recommend
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Beyond the Gorillas - fantastic option for lone travellers
My friend and I arrived in Masanze knowing we wanted to see Golden Monkeys and hike a volcano but otherwise had no
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Sophie H
Amazing Bisoke hike and Golden Monkey trek with Beyond the Gorillas!
My friend and I had an incredible experience with Beyond the Gorillas. We went during the rainy season in May as lo
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Wonderful, Professional, a Must Do During Your Rwanda Visit
We could not have been more impressed with Theo and our day spent with Beyond the Gorillas. After trekking to see t
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Key Details
  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, French
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