2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari
You will visit Rwanda and track the endangered gorillas in their natural habitat deep in to the forest. These 2 days 1 night Rwanda gorilla tour will begin and end in Kigali Rwanda’s capital and its largest city. This tour more flexible for those tourists with few days in the country and if you are looking for a cheap tour it will offer you a chance for excellent viewing of gorillas in their natural home.
Detailed Trip Itinerary
Day1: Transfer to Volcanoes national park
Wake up early in the morning by 4:30am for preparation and then after, you will be driven by our safari guide to the park headquarters in Kinigi, the drive takes about 2 hours’ from Kigali to the park passing through beautiful and rolling hills which gives its name ‘’the land of a thousand hills’’.
Arrive in time at the park headquarters and have an early breakfast followed with a short briefing from the park wardens about the dos and don’ts while with the gorillas. You will also get assigned to the gorilla family to visit; Rwanda has 11 habituated gorilla families which are ready to visitors on a daily basis. You will follow the ranger guide deep into the rain forest to begin the search of gorillas.
Trekking time is unpredictable however the search can go from 2-8 hours in the jungle so a reasonable degree of fitness is needed as well as tracking gears, once the apes are met you will forget all the troubles you have gone through and utilize the one hour you are only allowed with the gorillas for observation and photography.
You will meet many other forest dwellers in the process of gorilla tracking including mammals, primates and bird species. After the activity, retire to the lodge for dinner and an overnight at Dinner and an overnight at;
Location: Volcanoes national park
luxury: Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel/ Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/
Mid-range: Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge/La Palme Hotel
Budget: Kinigi Guest House/Hotel Muhabura
Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Drinking Water and Fruits throughout
Day 2: Departure
After a robust breakfast, you will be driven back to Kigali and if you missed the first Kigali city tour go for a city tour and visit some of the interesting places around the city and after lunch continue to Kigali international airport and meet your departure flight back home I scheduled on this day.
End of safari
The safari includes
- Transportation and fuel in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
- Full Board Accommodation on Safari as included in the itinerary
- 1 gorilla permit per person
- Kigali city tour
- Full English Speaking driver guide and all his associated expenses. We can also provide any other foreign language speaking guide on request.
- Park entrance fees
- Any other Activity fees as mentioned in the Itinerary
- Accommodation in Kigali unless is on itinerary
- Visa fees,
- Airport taxes
- Item of personal nature, like bar bills, tipping, Laundry ,Beverages
- Optional Activity fees
- Other extra expenses not included above