3 Days Rwanda Gorilla trekking Tour
The 3 days Rwanda Gorilla trekking tour features lands of rolling hills, tranquil lakes, rain forests and jungles, gorillas and other primates, and glorious butterflies outnumbered only by the plentiful birds. We make route for Dian Fossey’s stunning Parc National des Volcans, where we embark on a trek to encounter the mighty mountain gorilla and follow one of five gorilla families.
- Scenic Drive to Volcanoes National Park
- Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park
- Relax at Lake Kivu
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Volcanoes National Park
From Kigali International Airport you will transferred by private guide and vehicle and guide to Volcanoes National Park the home of gorilla tracking activity in Rwanda with private vehicle and driver. Ranging in altitude from 2400 km to 4,507 the Volcanoes National Park (French: Parc National des Vulcans) is dominated by the setting of volcanoes after which it is named.
Best known to the outside world as the place where for almost 20 yrs the American primatologist Dian Fossey under took her pioneering studies of mountain gorilla behaviour. Day hikes to see the gorilla families can be strenuous on tracks climbing through the forest, and time is very limited once contact is made with the gorilla families. It is a rare and memorable experience to visit with these giant cousins of man.
Our accommodation is ideally positioned for those who want to watch animals in their habitat, specifically the endangered Rwanda Mountain Gorillas that still roam these areas.
Up-market: Gorillas Nest Lodge
Moderate: La Palme Hotel or Volcanoes Gorillas Hotel
Low Budget: Kinigi Guest House.
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Parc National des Volcanoes
Have breakfast and go to ORTPN offices for briefing after that set off in the forest for Gorilla trekking. A thrilling trek through the refined foothills of the Virungas provides inspiring views in all directions. Then, suddenly, the trail enters the national park, engrossing trekkers in the strange closeness of the rain-forest, alive with the calls of colorful birds and chattering of the rare golden monkey, and besieged with fresh spoor of the mountains elusive populations of buffalo and elephant.
Through gaps in the forest canopy, the marvelous peaks are sighted, easily easy to get to and among the uppermost in Africa, indicating an ascent. Gorilla trekking is quite strenuous but a worthwhile on encounter of these gentle giants. The enthusiasm of your coming across with these apes will wipe away your intricacy of the strenuous trek. Spend time watching gorillas, watch the adults feeding their young ones, brushing and resting as the youngsters play from vines in a pleasurably playful display.travel-explore-africa-uganda-gorilla-trekking.
Our accommodation is ideally positioned for those who want to watch animals in their habitat, specifically the endangered Rwanda Mountain Gorillas that still roam these areas. Share in the cuisine of Rwanda, which is served with the hospitality for which we all return to African countries. Take walks, learn more about the gorillas, and absorb the gorgeous surrounding landscape.
After you come back from volcano mountains, you drive to Gisenyi and spend the rest of the day on any of the many options like boat riding, swimming, town tour or stay at leisure on the beach.
Up-market: Lake Kivu Serena Hotel
Moderate: Paradise Malahide
Low Budget: Paradise Malahide
Day 3: Return to Kigali City and Departure
Following breakfast, you will leave for Kigali as you end your tour and get on your outbound flight back home.
SEND AN ENQUIRY
- Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Permit – $1,500
- Park Entrance Fees
- Accommodation and Meals as per Itinerary
- 4×4 Safari Transportation to/from airport
- English Speaking Tour Guide/Driver
- Tourist Entry Visa
- International Flight Tickets
- Travel Insurance
- Items of Personal Nature
- Tips and Gratuities