3 Days Gorilla trekking tour
3 Days Gorilla trekking tour: This 3 days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Tour takes you to Rwanda’s most stunning home to the endagered mountain Gorillas – Volcanoes National Park
Day 1: Pick up and Transfer to Ruhengeri
After you have been met by our guide, he/she will pick you up from your hotel – Kigali transfer to Kigali city for a short city tour where you will visit several sites related to the Genocide, including the genocide memorial site and Kimironko market.
Afterwards, you will be transferred to Ruhengeri town for lunch en route. Arrive at your lodge in time to check-in and have dinner and overnight stay at Muhabura Hotel (Budget)
Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Parc National Des Volcans and Ibyi’wacu Village Tour
Upon waking in the morning, we ate breakfast and were briefed by a representative of the Rwanda Development Board before we started our trek to see the gorillas.
It is a once-in-a-lifetime experience to be able to trek with gorillas and take part in this amazing adventure.
The rangers will lead you deep into the forest in search of the Gorillas.
After moving up and down the rugged terrain over the course of an hour, you will finally meet these harmonious creatures whose company you will cherish for the remainder of the hour.
In Rwanda, the gorilla tracking experience can take anywhere from three to five hours depending on the movements of the gorillas. After lunch, on an afternoon tour to Ibyiwacu Village, you will have the opportunity to take part in a cultural experience with a local guide who is a resident of the village.
Visit the King’s palace, dress up in traditional Rwandan outfits, and take part in a traditional Rwandan dance performance, as well as a singing performance from the local intore dance group. Return for dinner and overnight stay at Muhabura Hotel (Budget)
Day 3: Golden monkey Trek, then Visit Karisoke Center and Transfer to Kigali
Upon awakening in the misty forest of the volcanoes, you will enjoy a good breakfast before proceeding to the park headquarters where you will be briefed about the park.
Then after a briefing, you will embark on a guided trek in search of golden monkeys in the forest, which may take anywhere between 3-6 hours depending on where the monkeys are located.
After you have found the primates, you will be given an hour to spend with them before heading back to your lodge for a hot lunch and then checking out.
In the afternoon, you will be reunited with your driver guide and driven to Karisoke center where you will be given a tour of the Dian Fossey Museum and also have the opportunity to visit her gravesite. You will then drive back to Kigali with drop off at your hotel or at the airport for your onward flight. End of Tour.
- Airport Pick up and drop off in Kigali
- Gorilla Permit @1500 USD
- Golden monkey
- Karisoke Center
- Ibyiwacu Village tour
- 4X4 Safari vehicle and fuel
- Full time English speaking Guide/Driver.
- All accommodation as indicated in the itinerary
- All meals at the hotel
- Bottled drinking water while on safari.
- Air tickets.
- PCR Test
- Optional Activities
- Visa fees
- Personal expenses such as telephone calls, email, laundry, beverages or meals not indicated in the itinerary, Portage and wait staff gratuity