Tour Duration: 03 Days / 02 Nights
This 3 Days Rwanda gorilla safari offers you a great opportunity to trek the critically endangered African mountain gorillas in the wild, also visit Gisozi genocide memorial museum in Kigali, adventurous hike to Dian Fossey Tombs or Mt. Bishoke / Vishoke climbing or Musanze caves exploration.
Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Parc National des Volcanoes
You will be received by a representative from Africa Nature Trekkers and one of our drivers / safari guide at Kanombe International Airport who will welcome you and drive you to Kigali for lunch and thereafter transfer you to Parc National des Volcans. En-route you will drive through amazing scenery of the terraced verdant hillsides and gradually ascends to the bottom of the magnificent VirungaMountains. Overnight at stay at Kinigi guest House / Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Parc National des Volcanoes
After a heavy breakfast, you will be led to the ORTPN head offices for registration and briefing on the Gorilla tracking rules. After this, you will be allocated a Gorilla tracking group.Set off for the trekking into the Virunga mountainous forest in search for the habituated gorilla groups. It’s the most breathtaking and distressing wildlife experiences one can have by getting close to the animals to get a good observation. Time taken to encounter these gentle apes ranges between 2 to 8 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas on that particular day. During the 1 hour of interacting with the great apes, you will get to know their behavior and feeding pattern. You can take as many pictures as you so wish.Return to the lodge for relaxing and later go out for a community walk. This will give you a chance to interact with the locals around the place.
Day 3: Transfer to Kigali for City Tour –Departure
After breakfast transfer back to Kigali. Your tour guide may take you around the city – visit the Gisozi Genocide Memorial Site and the local handicrafts market, then proceed to the airport to catch your return home flight.
End of Tour
This safari trip is a proposal itinerary that can be gladly customized to suit any personal changes, times, dates and other specifications.