Tour Duration: 02 Days / 01 Night
This 2 days Rwanda Gorilla Tour takes you to Parc National Des Volcans for the memorable gorilla trek
Day 1: Arrive at Kigali International Airport – Transfer to Parc National Des Volcans
You will be received by a representative from Africa Nature Trekkers and one of our drivers / guides, drive you to your booked accommodation. After breakfast, we drive to Musanze in the northwest part of Rwanda, the main base town for Gorilla tracking. The drive is through beautiful rolling hills, bypassing coffee, tea and banana plantations on a comfortable paved road and is approximately 2.5 hours from Kigali. Arrive and have lunch at Mountain Gorilla view lodge, Hotel La palme or Muhabura hotel.
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking in Parc National Des Volcans – Kigali for Departure
Wake up to an early breakfast and assemble for briefing and after, move in a company of experienced ranger guides through the forest while searching for mountain gorillas. Time taken while searching for these great apes, rangers between 4-6 hours depending on the movement of the gorilla groups therefore, move with your packed lunch. Also carry your lots of water, walking shoes, water-proof warm clothing, sun-screen, insect-repellant and a hat. Flush cameras are prohibited. Once you have located the gorillas, you are allowed only one hour with the primates. Some gorilla families however are more elusive, and tracking can take a full day, especially when it is wet and muddy. You can also visit the tomb of Dian Fossey as they take beautiful photo photographs. Return to your lodge for lunch and thereafter continue to Kigali airport to catch your return flight back home.
End of Tour