This 3 Day Rwanda Gorilla Safari – Volcanoes National Park safari starts in Kigali and ends in Kigali. The tour will include Kigali city tour to the National museum and the Genocide memorial site in Gisozi and this will either be done at the start of the trip or at the end of the tour depending on the time of arrival in Rwanda. Then you will have your major activity of Gorilla trekking in the Volcanoes National park in Musanze district before returning back home.
Brief Over view
This corner or northwestern Rwanda is a breath-taking unforgettable place where culture, adventure and conservation intersect. The park was the base for the zoologist Dian Fossey. The park was first gazetted in 1925, as a small area bounded by Karisimbi, Visoke and Mikeno, intended to protect the gorillas from poachers. It was the very first National Park to be created in Africa. Subsequently, in 1929, the borders of the park were extended further into Rwanda and into the Belgian Congo, to form the Albert National Park, a huge area of 8090 km2, run by the Belgian colonial authorities who were in charge of both colonies. In 1958, 700 hectares of the park were cleared for a human settlement.
Arrival in the morning or afternoon at Kigali international airport. Africa Holiday Safaris representative will meet you and transfer to you to volcanoes National Park en-route with beautiful panoramic views of Rwanda' 1000 hills and a view of five volcanoes before you reach the park premises. Dinner and overnight stay at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge, Sabyinyo Silver back lodge and The peak sport.
Have an early morning breakfast and then transfer to the park headquarters for a briefing before starting the Gorilla trek through the bamboo forests. You may take between 2-4 hours to find the Gorillas and viewing may take another 1 hour before returning to the lodge for lunch and later transfer to Kigali for Dinner and overnight stay at Kigali Marriott, Serena Hotel, Mille colins Hotel, Raddison Blu Hotel and Flame Tree Village.
Genocide Memorial Tour /Campaign against Genocide Memorial have Lunch and Transfer to Kigali International Airport for your flight back home.