4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trek and Lake Kivu Tour
4 days Rwanda Gorilla Trek and Lake Kivu tour leads you to Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. This tour combines the ultimate gorilla trekking, the highlight of a Rwanda safari with a wonderful relaxation time at the Lake Kivu, which is one of the most beautiful lakes in Central Africa.
There is only about 1063 mountain gorillas remaining in the world and Rwanda is one of the only three countries including Rwanda, Uganda and DRC where you can see them in their natural habitat in the Virunga mountains.
Each of the three countries offers the gorilla trekking experience but Rwanda is by far the best country for gorilla trekking adventures because of the easy access of the park that is located 2.5 hours from the capital Kigali, a city that is punctuated by excellent infrastructure, a breathtaking landscape of rolling hills and a stunning backdrop of the Virunga mountains which host the phenomenal mountains gorillas.
Detailed 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trek and Lake Kivu Tour
Day 1: Arrival in Kigali and Transfer to Volcanoes National Park
Upon your arrival in Kigali, Rwanda’s vibrant capital, our experienced guide will greet you and provide an overview of the exciting journey ahead. Enjoy a scenic drive through Rwanda‘s countryside as you make your way to Volcanoes National Park, home to the iconic mountain gorillas. Settle into your comfortable lodge and prepare for the thrilling gorilla trekking experience.
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park
Rise early and get ready for an extraordinary encounter with the majestic mountain gorillas. After a briefing by knowledgeable park rangers, embark on a trek through the lush forests of Volcanoes National Park. Traverse the trails, surrounded by the sights and sounds of nature, until you locate a gorilla family. Spend an unforgettable hour in their presence, observing their behaviors and capturing incredible photos. This once-in-a-lifetime experience will leave you in awe.
Day 3: Scenic Drive to Lake Kivu and Relaxation
After an exhilarating gorilla trek, embark on a scenic drive to Lake Kivu, one of Africa’s Great Lakes. Admire the stunning landscapes as you make your way to the lake’s shores. Upon arrival, indulge in relaxation and rejuvenation at a lakeside resort. Unwind on the sandy beaches, take a refreshing swim, or simply soak in the breathtaking views of the lake and surrounding hills. This is your time to unwind and immerse yourself in the tranquility of Lake Kivu.
Day 4: Lake Kivu Exploration and Departure
Savor your last day in Rwanda with a variety of activities around Lake Kivu. Choose to take a boat trip on the lake, exploring its islands and enjoying the scenic beauty. Engage in water sports like kayaking or paddleboarding, or opt for a leisurely lakeside walk. Immerse yourself in the local culture by visiting nearby fishing villages and interacting with the friendly locals. In the afternoon, depart from Lake Kivu and head back to Kigali, where you will be transferred to the airport for your departure.
End of the 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trek and Lake Kivu Tour