Tour overview

This safari will take you to volcanoes national park for 2 gorilla trek

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Arrival

Arrival at the Kigali international airport, meet our safari guide/driver who will then after transfer you to your booked accommodation within Kigali. Dinner and an overnight at Kigali Serena hotel/ Chez Lando/Des Mille Collines

Day 2: City tour and transfer to Ruhengeri (volcanoes national park)

kigali genocide memorialThe day will kick off with a hearty breakfast at the lodge and then after you will embark on a Kigali city tour and visit important site like the Kigali genocide memorial site in Gisozi, visit the national museum, visit cultural sites and market places,. After lunch, you will set off to the north western corner of the Rwanda and finally to volcanoes national park a home to endangered mountain gorillas. The drive will take about 2-3 hours with a scenic throughout. Arrive in the evening for leisure at the lodge as you’re waiting for tomorrow’s fascinating tourist activity gorilla tracking.  Dinner and an overnight at Sabyinya Silverback Lodge, Gorilla Nest Lodge/ Le Bombou Lodge/ Kinigi Guest House.

Day 3: Gorilla tracking in volcanoes national park

volcanoes national park rwandaEarly morning breakfast before you set off to the park headquarters for a short briefing about the dos and don’ts while with gorillas and also gets you to the gorilla group to trek. After the briefing, you will follow the ranger guide deep to the rain tropical forest to begin the activity possibly the most done activity at the park. Trekking the gorillas in this light mountain forest on the slopes of the Virunga is a supernatural experience no one would love to miss. The walks might be arduous so some physical fitness is needed an encounter of a family of gorillas is rewarding spend an hour with them and be back at the base in time for late lunch. Some gorilla families however are more elusive and tracking can take a full day especially when it’s wet and muddy. However should the evening be free you will take a tour to lakes Burera and Ruhondo. Dinner and an overnight at Sabyinya Silverback Lodge, Gorilla Nest Lodge/ Le Bombou Lodge/ (Budget) Kinigi Guest House

Day 4: 2nd gorilla tracking

This day after breakfast following the same procedure, you will visit another gorilla family in the volcanoes national park. This is a great experience as you will be in position to sit among the gorillas in their natural habitat and learn more about their behaviors. After the activity you will just be transferred back to Kigali or at the airport to meet your flight back home.

End of the safari

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