The 3 days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking safari is tailor-made to ensure that you see Mountain Gorillas in Parc Des Volcanoes and also visit the genocide memorial in Kigali.
Day 1: – Pick up at Airport- Genocide memorial visit and transfer to Ruhengeri
You will meet our experienced safari guide for a briefing at the Rwanda airport. Depending on your arrival time, you will indulge in a Kigali City tour. Kigali is the Capital City of Rwanda and a beautiful small city. 70% of Kigali is urban with a significant part that is rural with a population of relatively youth making up about 60% and women making slightly more of the percentage. Kigali is Home to over 1 Million people and the famous and most informative genocide memorial in the Country.
The genocide memorial centre consists of three permanent exhibition centers which include; Education Centre, Memorial Gardens, and National Documentation Centre, the largest of which gives a documentary of the 1994 genocide. The centre also has a children’s memorial centre, and it is an exhibition on the history of several genocide hostility around the world. The place is a true exhibition and a meaningful tribute to those who lost their loved ones as well as a form of a powerful educational tool for the new generations. After the city tour , you will be transferred to Kinigi now known as Musanze for dinner and overnights at
Budget – Kinigi Guest House
Mid RANGE – Mountains Gorilla View Lodge
Luxury: Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge
Super luxury: Bisate Lodge
Day 2: Parc Des Volcans and Gorilla Trekking
Take breakfast and arrive at 0730hrs to the Volcanoes National Park headquarters in Kinigi office for registration. The park ranger will brief you about the whole process of hiking and trekking to see the gorillas. Depending on the group allocated to you, drive to the brim of Park. There are a number of gorilla Families or groups that you can be allocated. Therefore Gorilla trekking is solely unpredictable however we have a 99% chance of seeing the gorillas.
The time taken to search for the gorillas will vary ranging between 2 to 6hrs because these Mountain gorillas are in their natural habitats. The gorilla safari here commences at about 2000 meters above sea level in the utmost slopes of the Volcanoes. Once you meet the Gorillas, you will spend one hour in their company before hiking back to the starting point. Meeting the gorillas and taking photos is a breathtaking experience that makes the walk worthwhile! If there are some hours left, you will visit the little known but eloquently gorgeous twin lakes of BULERA & RUHONDO at an extra cost.
Dinner & Overnight at the lodge of your budget.
Day 3: Transfer to Kigali
After a leisurely breakfast, you embark on the 3 hr journey to Kigali. Depending on your flight schedule, you can immerse yourself into touring the beautiful Kigali town some more. End of the 3 days Rwanda Gorilla trekking Safari.
- Full board accommodation for two nights
- Return transport to the airport and throughout the safari in a
- Services of a professional tour guide
- Meals as per the itinerary
- Souveniers but available for purchase
- Personal effects