3 DAYS GORILLA TREKKING RWANDA SAFARI TOUR
3 Days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda Safari Tour: This 3 Days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda Safari Tour is a life time experience allowing primate lovers on a Rwanda safari to spend only 1 hour with the endangered mountain gorillas in their natural habitats of Volcanoes national park which is the only gorilla trekking destination in Rwanda. Another population of similar mountain gorillas thrill in Uganda the pearl of Africa within its 2 stunning parks of Bwindi impenetrable national park and Mgahinga gorilla national park all in south western part of Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo with in Virunga national park. An hour with these endangered mountain gorillas is a dream come true as you watch them fed, play, copulate, breastfeed and many more. This 3 Days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda Safari Tour starts and ends in Kigali Rwanda and it includes 3 days and 2 nights.
Highlights of 3 Days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda Safari Tour
- Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Volcanoes National Park
- Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes national park Rwanda
- Day 3: Drive back to Kigali
Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Volcanoes National Park
Kigali City to Volcanoes national park: Your 3 Days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda Safari Tour will start from Kigali city with a pick up either from the airport or from a hotel. Our experienced safari driver/ guide will take you through a briefing session where you will get to know about this 3 days Rwanda excursion as you head to a journey to Volcanoes national park. Depending on your pick up time, you may choose to have lunch in Kigali city or at the lodge in Volcanoes national park. There is yet an optional Kigali city tour.
Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner
Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes national park Rwanda
Rwanda Gorilla trekking: On this day 2 of 3 Days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda Safari Tour, you need to arise from the comfort of your bed as early as possible, have breakfast that will be served at your lodge. Wear your best gorilla trekking gear including the best waterproof yet light trekking shoes, long sleeved attire, a cap, sun glasses, garden gloves and pack your insect repellant in your backpack, lunch box and enough drinking water then meet your guide/ driver to be transferred to the park headquarters to attend briefing about gorilla trekking. At the end of briefing, you will be divided into different groups each with a maximum number of 8 persons. Keep in mind that all trekkers MUST be aged 15 years and above below which you won’t be allowed to participate in Gorilla trekking in Rwanda. Well, after briefing and grouping, each group will be allocated experienced rangers and guides and embark on a forest walk to search for the mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. The entire forest walk might take you about 30 minutes to about 8 hours depending on the movement of Gorillas, and the trekkers since the entire group has to move together in favor of the slowest person. Upon meeting gorillas, you will spend a maximum duration of 1 hour closely viewing gorillas and taking photographs. After this, exit the forest and head back to your lodge. You have lots of options to choose from. First and foremost, you may decide to chill at your balcony, or have an optional guided walk to twin lakes of Burela and Ruhondo or have an optional cultural tour to Ibyiwacu cultural village also known as Gorilla guardian village.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 3: Drive back to Kigali
Return to Kigali: Today marks the end of this Gorilla Trekking Rwanda Safari Tour. Thus depending on your flight details, you will have a relaxed breakfast at your lodge after which, you will check out and meet your Rwanda safari driver/ guide for a transfer from Volcanoes national park to Kigali city. You will have an optional city tour to theh Kigali Genocide Memorial sites, craft shops, Markets and many more before being dropped off at your agreed drop-off location in Kigali either hotel or airport.
Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch
END OF 3 DAYS GORILLA TREKKING RWANDA SAFARI TOUR
- A 4×4 safari vehicle for all ground transportation
- Rwanda Gorilla trekking permits
- 2 nights ‘Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
- English/ French speaking safari driver/ guide
- Pick up and drop off
- International travel Visa and flight air ticket
- Optional activities
- Tips and gratuity
- Porter hire fees
- Accommodation in Kigali before and after safari can be arranged upon request
- Personal expenses like Cigars, beers, tips, souvenirs, laundry services among others and any other optional activity.
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