Rwanda Gorilla Safari, 4 Days

Rwanda Gorilla Safari, 4 Days

Duration: 4 days
From $1,000 pp

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Rwanda Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Today you will meet your driver guide at the airport then brief you about the details concerning your 3 day safari then transfer you to the north to Parc des National (Volcanoes National Park).

The transfer today is 80 km from Kigali approximately a two hours drive. In case you reached at Kigali early then you may have a city tour where you will visit the National Museum or Genocide Memorial Centre then have lunch in the city after you will then continue you’re your transfer to the north.

Accommodation options; Muhabura Hotel (Budget accommodation) Le Bamboo Lodge (Moderate accommodation) 5 Volcanoes Lodge (Up market accommodation).

Day 2: Volcanoes National Park – Gorilla Tracking – Twin Lakes Visit/ Community Walk

Today after an early breakfast, by 8 am your driver guide will take you to the park headquarter by for beefing, then you will start embark on the amazing adventure which is gorilla tracking, in most cases this activity requires some physical fitness by the hikers.

This activity takes between 1 to 6 hours to trek to the location of the gorillas. Participants are permitted to be with the gorillas for 1 hour. It is nice experience seeing them play, guard each other, feed among others. While trekking hikers will be in line to also see other animals like the golden monkeys, elephants, buffaloes as well as birds.

After trekking, you will return back and head to the lodge for lunch and opt for a visit to the twin lakes; Burera and Ruhondo or take a walk in the community and watch traditional dances of the locals or if you just relax in the afternoon at your lodge.

Accommodation options; Muhabura Hotel (Budget accommodation) Le Bamboo Lodge (Moderate accommodation)  5 Volcanoes Lodge (Up market accommodation).

Day 3: Golden Monkey Tracking or Optional Dian Fossey Tomb Visit

After an early breakfast then you will be guided by the park ranger to track the golden monkeys, these animals are very interesting to watch while they play, move around trees and feed.

Another alternative could be visiting the Dian Fossey tomb, here you will find out a lot concerning this primatologist who once took care of mountain gorillas (please note that; optional activities are not included in the final costing). Return to the lodge for lunch and in the afternoon, visit a local school where you will interact with the locals.

Accommodation Options; Kinigi Guest House (Budget), La Palme Hotel (Moderate), Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Up market).

Day 4: Kigali City Tour - Departure

After your breakfast then check out of the park and transfer to Kigali Airport. Along the way you will stop for a city tour and visit a few places like pottery projects, markets, handicraft shops, the national museum etc.

Later have lunch still in the city and drive to the airport for your flight back home.

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