This 4 Days Gorilla Safari in Rwanda takes you to visit Parc National des Volcans in the north of Rwanda where about 300 mountain gorillas live. There are five habituated gorilla families and each of the groups allows up to 8 participants per day. You can take part in Rwanda Gorilla Trekking, climb the Visoke volcano, track the golden monkeys or visit the Karisoke Research Centre, which Dian Fossey the famous primatologist set up, or visit local villages. The Parc National des Volcans is part of the Virunga Conservation Area and covers more than 125 km.
Day 1: Arrival Kigali – Parc Volcanoes
Arrive at Kanombe (Kigali) airport. Meet and greet before transferring to Kigali City. Drive the three hours North of Kigali to Kinigi through Ruhengere. Enjoy the rolling hills for which Rwanda is well known. Overnight and dinner at Gorilla Nest Lodge (High end facility), Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge (Mid Lodge facility) or Kinigi Guest House (Budget facility). Meal Plan: (Lunch, Dinner).
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Parc National des Volcanoes
Transfer to Kinigi Park Headquarters to track gorillas in Parc National des Volcans. Gorilla tracking through the forest, hills and swamps can be tough, arduous and tiring, sometimes taking up to 8 hours in the forest. But coming face to face with the great primates is well worth the effort. Overnight and dinner at Gorilla Nest Lodge (High end facility), Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge (Mid Lodge facility) or Kinigi Guest House (Budget facility). Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
Day 3: In Parc National des Volcanoes
In Parc National des Volcanoes track the golden monkeys. After the trekking, lunch at Ruhengere and transfer to Kigali. On your way to Kigali, several stops will be made to admire the scenery. Rwanda is the country with over thousand hills! [Approximate driving time: 3 hours] Overnight and dinner at Kigali Serena Hotel (High end facility) or Hotel Chez Lando (Mid Lodge facility) or Civitas Hotel (Budget facility). Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
Day 4: Kigali City Tour – Fly Out
Morning Kigali City tour. This includes a visit to a genocide memorial. Traditional crafts can be bought. Transfer to airport for your flight.
Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch).
End of the 4 Days Gorilla Safari in Rwanda.
The 4 Days Gorilla Safari in Rwanda package includes:
- Airport transfers.
- Accommodation on full board FB.
- Transportation 4×4 land cruiser.
- 1 Litter of Mineral water per person per day.
- Service of English speaking driver guide.
- Service of airport representative.
- One gorilla permit.
- One Golden Monkey permit.
- AMREF Emergency Evacuation Medical Insurance.
- Kigali City Tour.
However the 4 Days Gorilla Safari in Rwanda package excludes;
- Drinks Visa, travel insurance.
- Laundry, internet.
- Tips& all personal expenses.