This 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safari takes you to track mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. Rwanda is one of the few places in the world where mountain gorillas can be found. Visit Rwanda and be warmly welcomed by smiling locals. Rwanda has bravely risen from a tragic past and stands proudly as a representation of Africa’s irrepressible beauty. Be awe-struck by the profound power of the endangered mountain gorillas on this 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safari. Contact us today to book this Rwanda Safari.
Day 1: Arrival – Kigali International Airport.
On arrival at Kigali Airport you will be met by our local representative who will welcome you and brief you on the entire safari. You then be taken on a tour of Kigali City where you will visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial Center. You will later be transferred to the Kinigi region, approximately 17km from Musanze town (formerly Ruhengeri). You will drive through the verdant rolling hills of Rwanda as you head towards the gorillas. The small Rwandan town of Ruhengeri is the gateway to Volcanoes National Park, one of the last remaining sanctuaries for the mountain gorilla.
If your flight does not arrive before 1pm, you will need to arrive one day earlier and book one night’s pre-tour accommodation as well as an arrival transfer. Meal Plan: (Dinner).
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park.
Very early in the morning, you will drive to the park headquarters for pre-trek briefing by the guides of Parc National des Volcans and then start tracking the mountain gorillas. Volcanoes National Park protects the Rwandan sector of the Virunga Mountains and includes a range of six extinct and three active volcanoes that straddle the border with Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Tracking gorillas in the dense forest can sometimes be wet, muddy and uncomfortable. The terrain is by no means easy either, so it can be pretty strenuous and often humid, but the sheer thrill in coming across a habituated group of gorillas, dominated by a great male silverback, more than outweighs any difficulty. You need to be prepared and fit enough to walk up to 4 hours – up and down hill, as it may take anything between 40 minutes and four hours to reach our designated gorilla family. Your visit with the gorillas will last one hour.
As lunch can only be taken upon return to the hotel, it is recommended that you bring a few snacks to keep you going throughout the morning. Spend the afternoon at the lodge reminiscing on the day’s activities. Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
Day 3: OPTIONS: Gorilla Trekking – Golden Monkey Tracking – Dian Fossey Trek
You may choose to track another gorilla family, track the rare golden monkeys or to go on the Dian Fossey Trek. These options must be pre-booked and confirmed at time of purchase of the main tour, in order to ensure availability.
You will then travel back to Kigali late in the afternoon (approximately 3 hours). Check into your hotel for dinner and overnight stay. Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
Day 4: Kigali City Tour – Kigali International Airport – Departure.
You will be taken on a tour of Kigali City in the morning and later transferred to Kigali International Airport for your departure flight back home. Any additional post-tour accommodation in Kigali or individual departure transfers are not included and must be pre-booked. Please note that your international departure flights from Kigali today should not be booked to depart before 1pm.
End of the 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safari.
The 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safari Includes;
- Park Entrance fees
- Gorilla Permits
- Kigali City Tour
- Professional Driver/guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
However, the 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safari excludes expenses of personal nature like; tobacco, telephone, drinks, laundry, personal insurance, Visa, tips to guides, any other items not mentioned in the itinerary.
This itinerary can be changed upon request to best suit your preferred tourist destinations and accommodation options. Prices will be provided upon request. ENQUIRE NOW.