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3 Days Rwanda Gorilla Tracking safari

Tour Overview

The Short 3-day Rwanda Gorilla tracking Safari takes you to volcanoes national park where you will enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience of tracking the endangered mountain gorillas currently found in only three countries Rwanda, Uganda, and Congo.

Tour Highlights

  • Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National park.
  • Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Tracking.
  • Day 3: Transfer to Kigali for city tour & Departure.

Activity highlights

  • Mountain Gorilla trekking in the Volcanoes national park Rwanda
  • Kigali city tour, visit local markets, the genocide memorial center, and other attractions in Kigali.

3 Days Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safari: Detailed Itinerary

 Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Our Gorilla Safaris Guide will pick you up from your hotel or from Kigali International Airport for your transfer to Volcanoes National Park in the Musanze province. Volcanoes national park is home to over 360 mountain gorillas with 7 habituated groups available for visitors to trek. You will check in to your lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Accommodation options:

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

Destination: Volcanoes National Park

Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Tracking

After early morning breakfast, you will transfer to Kinigi park headquarters for a briefing by the park warden. After which you will allocate a gorilla group to trek. By 8:30 am local time all tourists will transfer to various starting points for gorilla trekking. The gorilla trek lasts between 1 to 6 hours before you finally catch up with the mountain gorillas which are constantly moving about. Upon spotting them, you are free to stay in their presence taking photographs for a maximum of 1 hour. Then return to the point where your vehicle is stationed so as to transfer you to the next available program.

After your lunch, you will have an optional opportunity to visit the iby’lwacu cultural village after which you will return to your lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 3: Transfer to Kigali for city Tour and 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 for a scheduled flight back home.

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.

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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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