3 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking in The Volcanoes Mist
This 3 days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda Safari will grant you a memorable magical gorilla adventure as you track the gorillas in the Volcanoes mist of Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park. This Volcanoes National park is surely a thrilling destination to reach on any Rwanda safari as you will spend time with the gentle giants of the highlands to give you memorable experiences on your vacation/trip. Rwanda as of 2019 has 10 habituated gorilla families in Volcanoes National Park which surely guarantees that on day of your visit, be sure to catch up with anyone of the gorilla family for this incredibly amazing lifetime experience. After the gorilla trekking experience in Volcanoes National Park, wind off your safari day trip with an exclusive tour of Kigali, one of Africa’s most vibrant and fast-growing capitals.
3 Days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda Highlights
- Landscape view rewarding journey to Ruhengeri
- Mountain Gorilla trekking in the volcanoes park
- Historical Visit the genocide memorial
- Cultural Dance by Iby’iwacu cultural village people
- Exclusive tour of Kigali City
DETAILED ITINERARY FOR THE 3 DAYS GORILLA TREKKING RWANDA SAFARI
DAY 1: ARRIVAL & TRANSFER TO VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK
On your arrival in Rwanda, you will be welcomed by a driver-guide waiting to transfer you to Ruhengeri in the northwest of Rwanda on a 2 hours journey drive from Kigali. Upon arrival at the park headquarters, you will have to check-into your hotel and take rest for the rest of hours enjoying the spectacular views of the mountain scenery of the Virunga Volcanoes Mountain and the rolling hills as you prepare to get enthrilled with the gorillas in the Volcanoes National Park the next day. Meals and overnight at your booked safari lodge.
Accommodation options: Up Market : Mountain Gorilla View lodge, Mid – range : Le’bambou gorilla lodge, Budget : Kinigi Guesthouse, Meal plan : Lunch and Dinner
DAY 2: GORILLA TREKKING EXPERIENCE IN VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK
Wake up very early at about 6:00 am to have breakfast and pack up your things including lunch to get transferred to the Volcanoes National park headquarters for an enticing briefing about the gorilla trekking adventure in Rwanda. You will be assigned ranger guides and be allocated a specific gorilla group to tracked on the day. In the Volcanoes National Park, there are up to 10 habituated Gorilla families available to choose from for the trekking experience.
No more than 8 visitors are supposed to visit each gorilla family. The ranger guides will lead you to the starting point of gorilla trekking at identified trail points outside the Park. On seeing the gorillas, you will be permitted to spend a maximum of one hour with them as you take pictures and observe them and after which you will return to to the lodge to retire for your dinner and overnight.
Accommodation options: Up Market : Mountain Gorilla View lodge, Mid – range : Le’bambou gorilla lodge, Budget : Kinigi Guest house, Meal plan : Lunch and Dinner
DAY 3: IBY’IWACU CULTURAL TOUR, KIGALI CITY TOUR & DEPARTURE
On your final of gorilla trekking in Rwanda, you will wake up and have breakfast as you get ready to checkout of the lodge heading out to the Iby’Iwacu cultural village for a great dance and cultural performance by the local Rwandan people.
Proceed with your journey to Kigali for a chance to purchase unique souvenirs from the local markets here and learn the lifestyle of Rwandese people living here. You will also visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial site where thousands of lost lives in the 1994 Rwanda Genocide are remembered and mourned.
You will get a break for lunch and you will later be dropped off at any location you may prefer after your 3 days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda Safari. Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch
What to Bring for Your 3 Days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda Safari
- Rain jacket is essential as it could unpredictably rain
- Light clothes as the sun does shine pretty bright in this part
- A torch is essential for safety purposes
- A Zoom lens Camera for photographs
- A good insect repellent to keep those persistent insects away
- Hiking boots to wear for the jungle hikes in the Volcanoes NP
What’s Included in 3 Days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda Safari
- Airport transfers pickup and drop-off
- Meals per itinerary
- Pure Bottled drinking water
- Driver allowance
- Private Safari Vehicle
- Gorilla tracking permits
- En – route lunches
- All activities
- Iby’iwacu Cultural village
What’s not included in 3 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari
- Rwanda Tourist Visa
- Luxury drinks
- Tips to local guide
- Telephone fees
- Porter fees when tracking
- Insurance and shopping