This tour will offer you a chance to track the gorillas in Volcanoes national park, visit the local community near the park and interact with them, on the same tour; you will as well tour the Kigali city.
Day 1: Transfer to volcanoes national park
Our safari guide will pick you at any agreed upon point in Kigali and then after he will take you for a Kigali city tour before you continue to the park. Places to visit include the Kigali genocide memorial site, national museum, hand craft shops and markets among many others. After lunch the guide/driver will take you to Ruhengeri Volcanoes national park which is located in the northern part of Rwanda a gifted Rwanda protected park housing endangered mountain gorillas and the scenic drive takes about 2-3 hours from Kigali passing through beautiful scenery and rolling hills. Arrive at the park in the evening for relaxation as you wait for tomorrow’s memorable moment gorilla tracking, dinner and an overnight at Luxury: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/ Five volcanoes Bontique hotel/Sabyinyo Silverback Lodg/Midrange: Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge/La Palme Hotel/ Kinigi Guest House/Hotel Muhabura
Day 3: Gorilla tracking in volcanoes national park
You will get up early for breakfast, after our safari guide will drive you to the park headquarters to receive briefings from the park wardens about the all gorilla tracking process and also get you allocated to the gorilla family and the ranger guide. After, head to the thick rainforest to begin. The walks might be difficult so some physical fitness is needed as well as study pair of walking shoes/boots, the trek is unpredictable it can go up to full day, however once the gorillas are met, you are only allowed an hour with them while taking photography and videos with them (flash cameras are not allowed) this wonderful activity, retire back to the lodge for relaxation. However should the evening be free take a tour to lakes Burera and Ruhondo. Dinner and an overnight at Luxury: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/5 volcanoes Bontique hotel/Sabyinyo Silverback Lodg/Midrange: Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge/La Palme Hotel/ Kinigi Guest House/Hotel Muhabura
Day 3: Transfer to Kigali, City tour and Departure
After a hearty breakfast at the lodge depart 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 the 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
- Visits to twin lakes Burera and Ruhondo
- 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
But it exclude,
- 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