3 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari
This 3 days Rwanda gorilla safari starts in Rwanda’s capital Kigali and still ends in Kigali. The total costing for this gorilla safari package includes a fully paid Gorilla trekking Permit which grants you access to meet with the moutain gorillas of Rwanda’s Volcanoes National park. This park is one of the 4 places where the world’s remaining moutain gorillas can be found. It is estimated that over 400 gorillas are resident here.
On this safari, expect to take park in other activities that include the Kigali city tour, a visit to the Twin lakes, and a chance to take up community walks meeting the locals and relating with their lifestyles.
3 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari Highlights
- Day 1: Arrive in Kigali, Go for a brief city tour & transfer to Parc Des Volcans in Musanze
- Day 2: Gorilla Trekking Visit the twin lakes, gor for community walks and cultural experiences in Volcanoes National Park
- Day 3: Transfer Back to Kigali, End of Gorilla Safari
Arrive in Kigali, City Tour & Transfer to Volcanoes National Park
On your arrival in Kigali, your driver-guide will meet you at the airport and brief you about the highlights of your 3 Days Rwanda gorilla safari. After, you will be taken for a tour of Kigali city where you will be able to visit the genocide memorial site in Gisozi and the Richard Kandt National Museum before an enventual transfer to the Volcanoes National Park in Ruhengeri. The Volcanoes National Park is located 110km from Kigali; an approximate of about 2 hrs and 20 minutes of driving on a fastest route.
Dinner and overnight at Mountain gorilla view lodge/Gorilla solution lodge/ Da Vinci gorilla lodge.
Gorilla Trekking , twin lakes visit, community walks in Volcanoes National Park
Wake up to an early tasty breakfast at the lodge as you prepare to have the best day of your 3 Days Rwanda gorilla safari; that is:- tracking the endangered moutain gorillas of Rwanda. You will be at the park headquarters at 7:00 am to attend to a briefing about gorilla trekking from the park rangers after which your driver guide will transfer you to the starting point of the hike into the park to search for the gorillas. In most cases, the gorilla trek may take between 1 to 6 hours and once the gorillas are located, visitors are allowed to spend only with these gentle giants. It is really a nice experience seeing them play, guard each other, feed among others. While trekking hikers will be in line to also see other animals like the golden monkeys, elephants, buffaloes as well as birds.
After trekking, you will be escorted back and head to the lodge; have lunch and opt for a visit to the twin lakes; Burera and Ruhondo or take a walk in the community and watch traditional dances of the locals or if you just relax in the afternoon at your lodge
Dinner and Overnight; Muhabura Hotel (Budget), Le bamboo lodge(Moderate), 5 Volcanoes lodge(Upmarket)
Transfer Back to Kigali, End of Your Rwanda Gorilla Safari
On your final day of the gorilla excursion in Rwanda Volcanoes National Park, wake up early in the morning, be treated to a tasty breakfast and thereafter check out from the lodge for a 2.5 hours transfer to Kigali city. On arrival in the city, you may ask your driver guide to take for a final day tour of Kigali City with opportunities to do some shopping from local markets where you will buy artistic souvenirs and other craft materials crafted by the Rwandan people. Just in case you are still on time, you could also visit the pottery project and the Franco-Rwandan cultural centre. Enjoy lunch and transfer to the airport as you will be heading home.
That Marks the end of your 3 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari in Volcanoes National Park
To book this Rwanda Gorilla Safari, you can contact our tour planner experts at Ikaze Rwanda Tours and Travels on : firstname.lastname@example.org, or the Managing Director on: email@example.com, +250781850001, +250 788861790.
Our payments are preferred in US Dollars and currency exchange rates vary daily based on the current international banking data available.We accept wire transfers and credit card payments. Payment by credit card is subject to a surcharge of 5%.
- Ground transport per 4WD
- 1 Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Permit
- Full board accommodation – 1 night
- Park entrance fees
- Gorilla Adventure in the Volcanoes National Park
- Lake Ihema Boat trip
- Service of an English-speaking driver guide
- All mentioned activities except for the optional ones
- Tourist Entry Visa
- International Flight Tickets
- Travel Insurance
- Laundry, Alcoholic drinks/spirits
- Tips and Gratuities
- Any other items not shown or expressly mentioned as included.
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Best Time to Visit Rwanda
The best time for Rwanda gorilla trekking and other wildlife viewing tours is during the Dry seasons from June to August and December to February. Primate walks in the forest are a big part of any safari in Rwanda. The habitat of rainforests is, by default, very wet, and one can’t avoid rain completely.
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