3 Days Rwanda Gorilla trekking Safari
This 3 Days Rwanda gorilla trekking tour leads you to Volcanoes National park which offers the perfect inhabitant for mountain gorillas found in northern Rwanda on the border with Ugandafor an exceptional experience; observing mountain Gorillas in their natural habitat.
Day 1:Arrival and transfer to Volcanoes National Park
Upon arrival ,you will be picked up from the airport by our tour guide . You will take a short Kigali city tour exploring the major historic and cultural sites like the Kigali Genocide Memorial Center, Craft markets in Kigali, Kandt National Museum, and presidential museum depending on the time. After visiting some of these sites you will have lunch at a restaurant in the city – enjoy local foods or continental meals depending on your preference. After the lunch in Kigali city we embark on the journey to the home of the mountain gorillas in volcanoes national park.
Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National park
With an early breakfast, drive to the park headquarters for gorilla trekking briefing.When venturing into the Volcanoes forest, a packed lunch, comfortable clothes, shoes, and a walking stick is a must before. The time spent trekking the gorillas is unpredictable; it varies from 2-8 hours before an encounter with the family of these gentle creatures. The location of each gorilla family depends on temperature, their feeding range, and movement of the previous day with the trackers ahead of your tracking group. Strict guidelines will be issued at the trailhead briefing point; make sure you remember the most important ones.Visitors are allowed to spend only one hour in the company of a habituated gorilla family.
Day 3:Transfer back to Kigali and departure.
Be early to raise and have a morning breakfast before you check out from the lodge. After that your driver guide will transfer you to Kigali city where you will have a short time shopping from local markets. Just in case you are still on time, you could also visit the pottery project and the Franco-Rwandan cultural centre. Enjoy lunch and transfer to the airport as you will be heading home.