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1 Day Rwanda Gorilla Trekking

Tour Overview

The 1 day Rwanda gorilla trekking tour is recommended for visitors already in Rwanda but have little time to spend on the gorilla trekking safari.

Tour Highlights

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  • 4:30 am: Pickup from your hotel.
  • 6:30 am: Breakfast and briefing by the warden
  • 8:30 am: Trekking escorted by the tour guide.
  • Evening: Transfer back to the hotel

Activity highlights

  • Mountain Gorilla tracking in Parc National Des Volcans, Rwanda

1 Day Rwanda Gorilla Trekking: Detailed Itinerary

4:30 am: Pickup from your hotel

Very early in the morning, our Gorilla Uganda Safari guide will pick you up from your hotel for a 2 hour (from 4:30 am) transfer to Musanze province where Volcanoes National Park is located.

Accommodation options:

  • Muhabura Hotel (Budget)
  • Le bamboo gorilla lodge (Mid-range)
  • Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury)

Destination: Volcanoes National Park

6:30 am: Breakfast and briefing by the warden

Upon arrival, you will have your breakfast before proceeding to the Volcanoes National Park headquarters in Kiningi for routine briefing by the park warden about the gorilla trekking rules.

8:30 am: Trekking escorted by the tour guide

After being assigned a gorilla family to trek, you will depart to the starting point of the trek by 8:30am escorted by your tour guide.

You will spend between 1-8 hours on the trek depending on the movements of  the Gorillas in the forest. Upon meeting the Gorillas, you will spend 1 hour looking at them and taking photos after which you will return to the vehicle.

Evening: Transfer back to the Hotel

Your driver will transfer you back to Kigali international airport for your scheduled flight or drop you off at your hotel.

End of Tour

Includes & Excludes

Tour includes

Gorilla trekking permits
All activities on itinerary & park entry fees
Accommodation and meals
Transport in Standard Safari vehicle
Professional Tour Guide

Package Excludes

International Flights
Items of Personal Nature
Tips and Gratuity

Getting There

The trip will start from Kigali International Airport to Volcanoes National Park and you will be dropped off at Kigali International Airport

Request For Quote

Fill in and send the safari request form, we shall respond as soon as we receive your message.
You can also reach us on Whats-app Number: +256753750983 for urgent requests.

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    Tour can depart on any day of the week.
    Tour can be customized
    Transportation in Landcruiser or minivan with pop up for game viewing
    Suitable for solo travelers
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