3 DAYS GORILLA TREKKING SAFARI RWANDA
3 days Gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda: This 3 days Gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda is one of the most booked safari in Rwanda the land of a thousand hills. Gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda is conducted in only one destination, Volcanoes national park one of the most visited park in Rwanda. This 3 days Gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda starts and ends in Kigali Rwanda and it includes 3 days and 2 night’s excursion. Volcanoes national park is part of the 4 destinations in Africa where endangered mountain gorillas are trekked all year round with other destinations being Bwindi impenetrable national park and Mgahinga gorilla national park all in Uganda as well as Virunga national park in Democratic Republic of Congo. Rwanda still remains the best of all to visit for the Gorilla trekking adventure especially for tourists on a luxury safari since Rwanda is known for having the most expensive gorilla permits amongst all gorilla destinations in East Africa as compared to Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo.
Highlights of 3 days Gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda
- Day 1: Kigali pick up and drive to Ruhengeri
- Day 2: Rwanda Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes national park
- Day 3: Transfer back to Kigali
Day 1: Kigali pick up and drive to Ruhengeri
Transfer to Ruhengeri: Be ready to be picked up from your hotel in Kigali or direct from Kigali international airport early in the morning on day 1 of the safari in Rwanda and set off on a Kigali city tour exploring the best of attractions in Kigali including the Kimironko market, Genocide Memorial sites, Craft shops and many more. After this, enjoy your lunch and head to Ruhengeri also known as Kiningi where Volcanoes national park is situated. You have a stopover at the park headquarters where you will obtain your gorilla trekking permit before proceeding your reserved lodge to check in for dinner and overnight rest.
Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner
Day 2: Rwanda Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes national park
Rwanda Gorilla trekking: Enjoy an early breakfast at your lodge on day 2 of the safari in Rwanda then pack enough snacks, drinking water and wear the best gorilla trekking attire ready for an adventure in wilderness of Volcanoes national park as you search for the endangered mountain gorillas in the natural habitats. Like any other gorilla trekking destination, gorilla trekking in Volcanoes national park will start with briefing at the park headquarter where all trekkers are supposed to gather and be informed about the dos and don’ts, the possible encounters and many more. After the briefing, you will be led into the forest to search for these gentle giants in the jungle. The trek takes about a 2-7 hours depending on movement on their movements and the speed of trekking by the slowest person in the group. Only 1 hour is allowed for you to spend with gorillas upon finding them.
Upon finishing one hour with gorillas, you will return to the lodge for lunch and spend your evening either on a guided walk to visit the twin lakes of Burela and Ruhondo or have a cultural tour to Ibyiwacu cultural center.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 3: Transfer back to Kigali
Return to Kigali: After your morning breakfast on the 3rd day of the safari in Rwanda, check out of the lodge and meet your Rwanda safari driver for a drive back to Kigali. You will arrive in time for lunch and after lunch you may choose to have a city tour depending of your departure time. This marks the end of your trekking adventure.
Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch
End of 3 days Gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda
- Rwanda Airport transfers (Pick up and drop off)
- A 4×4 safari vehicle for all ground transportation
- Rwanda Gorilla trekking permit
- An English speaking safari driver/ guide
- All accommodations and meals as per itinerary
- Enough bottled water for drinking
- All mentioned activities as per itinerary
- Ranger fees
Exclusives in 3 days Gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda
- International travel visa and flight ticket
- Porter hire fees
- Life insurance while on safari
- Tips and gratuity
- Laundry fees
- Additional accommodation
- Optional activities
- All other expenses of personal nature like Cigarettes, alcohol, juices, emails, airtime etc.
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