3 Days Gorilla Trek in Volcanoes national park Rwanda. This tour takes you to visit the mountain gorillas of Rwanda and a Grand tour of Kigali city; Visit the genocide sites, the national museum, the local markets and so much more.
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Volcanoes National Park
On arrival at the Airport, you will be welcomed by our company representative who will brief you about your Rwanda Safari. After the briefing, you will be transferred to Volcanoes national park in Ruhengeri which is a 3 hours drive from the city center. Upon arrival, you will check in into your lodge and then take a short optional community tour around Ruhengeri for a good cultural experience of a true Rwandese culture. Dinner and overnight stay at Kinigi Guest House (Budget)/Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge (Mid range) / Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury)
Day 2: Mountain Gorilla tracking
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Park headquarters at 7:00am for a briefing from the ORTPN Ranger guides. After this, you will be accompanied by your ranger guide and start your trek into this light forest to search for the habituated Mountain Gorilla family allocated to your group. You are reminded to bring with you packed lunch and bottled Mineral water as the time you are likely to spend on the trek is not predictable. In terms of clothes, trekking boots, long sleeved shirts and blouses, rain coats, and Cameras are highly recommended for the trek. The time you will spend in the forest searching for the Gorillas depends on where they will have spent the last night. Once you come across the Gorillas, all the troubles you have gone through to reach them will easily fade away and instead utilize the1 hour you have with them to get a great experience. You can observe them in terms of behaviors as well as taking photographs. Return to the lodge for refreshments, dinner and overnight stay at Kinigi Guest House (Budget)/Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge (Mid range)/ Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury)
Day 3: Transfer back to Kigali for City tour and departure
After breakfast, you will transfer back to Kigali where upon arrival, you will go for a Kigali city tour and visit places like the cultural and traditional sites such as the handicraft markets, the local markets, the museum and the Genocide memorial and the education center if time allows. After this, you will transfer to the Airport for your outbound flight back home.
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