This tour will take you to volcanoes national park and stand a chance for gorilla tracking and so hike to the Karisimbi Mountain Rwanda’s volcanic mountain.
- Day 1: Transfer to volcanoes national park.
- Day 2: Gorilla tracking
- day 3: Karisimbi hike in volcanoes national park
- Day 4: departure
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 Lodge/Midrange: Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge/La Palme Hotel/ Kinigi Guest House/Hotel Muhabura
Day 3: Hike Karisimbi Mountain
Early in the morning after breakfast, embark on the hike to the Karisimbi Mountain don’t forget trekking gears, the hike to the top is rewarding with fantastic views of the countries scenery and mammals species, the hike does not need a lot of experience and its guide with and experience ranger guide who will take you through the activity. After, you will come back at the lodge for relaxation, dinner and an overnight at overnight at Luxury: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/5 volcanoes Bontique hotel /Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge/Midrange: Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge/La Palme Hotel/ Kinigi Guest House/Hotel Muhabura
Day 4: Departure
Enjoy a hearty breakfast and then after transfer back to Kigali, if you missed the first Kigali city tour, go for a city and visit the genocide memorial site, national museum, hand craft shops among others after, lunch continue to the airport to meet your departure flight back home.
End of tour
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
- Karisimbi Hike
- 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