This 5 days Rwanda gorilla safari gives you the opportunity to go trekking gorillas twice in their natural habitat Volcanoes national park viewing different Gorilla families or back to the same family for the second gorilla trek. Do not miss to see the spectacular views of the Virunga mountains heading north to the Volcanoes national park.
Day 1: Arrival and visit Kigali Memorial center
Past arrival and after having got in touch with your guide, get on a Visit to Kigali genocide Memorial center referred to as the general exhibition ground of genocide in Rwanda the only place where the genocide truth lies like historical Rwanda genocide story of 1994, catalogues with details of the genocide using photographs, video and written accounts plus a range of artifacts, personal testimonies then Memorial Gardens containing ten graves and National Documentation Centre of the Genocide all add to the importance of the deceased. Drive to Ruhengeri for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park
After breakfast, you will move to the headquarters of the park where your guide will complete the essential official procedure of briefing. You will meet your ranger guide for a briefing about gorilla tracking in volcanoes national park the activity that prepares you for the great life time experience of the natural beauty and later start with the first phase of tracking in the tropical forest that will provide comfort to fill the natural cool breeze of the park. After your gorilla trek activity, return to your lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.
Day 3: optional second gorilla trek
Enjoy a second optional gorilla tracking which aims at exhausting the different gorilla types than the one of the day before. By so doing, get a chance to track while identifying each gorilla by name in the gorilla group to the maximum that at the end of the day you can be able to know their differences and what brings such between the tracked groups. You can as well go for golden monkey trekking as Volcanoes National Park is one place where gold meets with silver. Enjoy a bush or forest lunch before returning to the Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Visit the African hero of gorillas
After breakfast take a visit to the grave of the late Dian Fossey the first white Gorilla Hero of Africa and an American naturalist get to learn how one can become a hero by listening to her history and struggle efforts to the gorilla lifestyle, and if possible you can even grab your copy of Gorillas in the mist a natural move based on natural beauty of Africa rainy forests. Later have a free leisure break dinner and overnight at your lodge.
Day 5: Drive back to Kigali
Wake up in the morning after breakfast and then drive to Kigali to catch up with your flight back home which marks the end of your safari.
- Kigali city tour
- Gorilla Trekking
- Chimpanzee trekking
- Game Drives
- Wildlife viewing
- Photography Moments
- Ground transport in a safari tour mini bus with a game viewing open roof
- National park & game reserve entrance fees as per itinerary
- All park entry fees for clients, Mineral Water
- Private safari guide
- Transfers in both directions between the International Airport
- Airport Pickup & Drops.
- Government taxes, VAT relating to Accommodation
- Local & International flights.
- personal travel insurance,
- Cigarettes, tips, souvenirs and
- Any other items of a personal nature.