4 Day Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Tour
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4 Day Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Tour

4 Day Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Tour

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4 Day Rwanda Trekking Gorilla Tour

(Kigali – Volcanoes – Kigali)

Tour Highlights

  • The main highlight on the 4 Day Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Tour is Gorilla Trekking; The thrill and awesome sensation of looking into the eyes of the world’s largest living primates (mountain gorillas) in their natural habitat.
  • Visiting the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre, a sobering and yet touching museum dedicated to the nearly one million people who lost their lives in the conflict and is now an educational site with museums and exhibits dedicated to preventing genocides around the world.
  • Experience the dynamics of bargaining when buying items in one of the country’s shopping spots (Kimironko market) as you shop for your souvenirs.

TOUR DETAILS

Itinerary

Day 1: Travel to Parc Nationale Des Volcanoes

Start the 4 Day Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Tour with an early breakfast and drive to Parc Nationale des Volcanoes. You will check in at the lodge of your booking for lunch and some rest. You will spend the rest of the day sightseeing and relaxing around the hotel till dinner time.

Accommodation options:
Up-market: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge or Gorillas Nest Lodge
Midrange: La Palme Hotel / Volcanoes Gorilla Lodge
Budget: Kinigi Guest House / Muhavura Lodge
Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Gorilla tracking

You will have an early breakfast and report at the Park Headquarters for a briefing on the rules to be observed during Gorilla trekking. You will be allocated a Gorilla family to track and guides to lead you to the Gorillas. The tracking will take 2-5 hours. Once found, you will spend a maximum of one hour observing the gorillas in their natural setting. After the tracking you will be returned to your hotel.

Accommodation options:
Up-market: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge / Gorillas Nest Lodge
Budget: La Palme Hotel or Volcanoes Gorilla Lodge
Budget: Kinigi Guest House / Muhavura Lodge
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Golden Monkeys tracking

The third day of the 4 Day Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Tour sets off after breakfast to track the rare Golden monkeys in Parc Nationale Des Volcanoes. You will also be able to see other primate species such as vervet monkeys, baboons, and a variety of bird species and butterflies. The guide will explain to you how the primates behave and about the about fauna and flora in this park.

Accommodation options:
Up-market: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge / Gorillas Nest Lodge
Budget: La Palme Hotel or Volcanoes Gorilla Lodge
Budget: Kinigi Guest House / Muhavura Lodge
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Kigali city excursion and departure

You will have an early breakfast after which you will set off for Kigali City. You will have lunch and go for an excursion in the City of Kigali. You will visit the Genocide memorial site, the colourful markets and the craft centres. You will be returned to your for lunch after which you will be transferred to the Airport for your outbound flight.

This marks the end of the 4 Day Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Tour. Safe journey home.

Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch

END OF SAFARI!

The safari package includes:

  • Transportation by 4 WD vehicle
  • Accommodation as per the itinerary
  • Services of an English speaking driver/guide
  • Meals as per the Itinerary
  • Park entrance fees
  • Gorilla trekking permit
  • Golden monkey tracking permit
  • Kigali City Tour fees

The safari package excludes air ticket, personal travel insurance, visa fees, drinks, cigarettes, tips, souvenirs and any other items of a personal nature.

When to go gorilla tracking - gorilla trekking in Uganda & RwandaBEST TIME TO GO

Gorilla Viewing: Gorilla trekking can take place at any time of year with April/May and November being wetter. However, be aware that rain occurs all year round. For general game viewing safaris, the best time to go is during the dry season (between June and September).

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