A 2 Days gorilla safari to Volcanoes national park is the best option for visitors to Rwanda with less time in the country, yet they are interested in gorilla trekking. It’s also the cheapest gorilla safari package but offering excellent wildlife experince of a life time.
- Day 01: Arrival and transfer to Ruhengeri.
- Day 02: Gorilla tracking in PNV and transfer to Kigali; Depart End!
Detailed Trip Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Ruhengeri.
On arrival at Kanombe airport in Kigali, you will be welcomed by the driver/guide who will take you to the hotel for refreshments before driving a 2-3 hours scenic drive to Volcanoes national park in Ruhengeri, a home of the endangered mountain gorillas. Dinner and overnight at Gorillas view Hotel(luxury)/La Palme Hotel(Deluxe)/Kinigi guest house(Budget).
Day 2: Gorilla tracking and transfer to Kigali for a late departure.
In the morning by 8:30am, you will gather at the park headquarters together with tracking gear and parked lunch for briefing before heading in the forest to track the gorillas. This may take 2-8 hours depending on the movements of the animals. On return, your driver will drive you back to Kigali and then to Kanombe airport for your departure flight. End of tour.
End of safari.
Where to Stay
Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
Mountain Gorilla View Lodge provides good value, spectacular views of the volcanoes and easy access to Volcanoes National Park (PNV).
Set on the slopes of Mt. Sabyinyo, Mountain Gorilla View Lodge has 30 individual stone cottages. The cottages provide both space and privacy. Each has a small lounge with a fireplace to ward off the chill at this altitude, a private verandah and en suite facilities with a shower. The furnishings are simple and comfortable, with queen-size beds and individual safe. A generator provides hot water and electricity, usually from about 18h00; but the lodge expects to be connected to mains electricity in the near future.
La Palme Hotel
La Palme Hotel counts on its comfortable and intimate atmosphere to make your stay the most enjoyable in safety and tranquility. We offer 48 well-furnished rooms including 4 big suites that have been elegantly designed, featuring great attention to our culture details.
All our Guest rooms are self-contained with: WIFI Internet Access, 24-Hour Room Service, Double bed, Telephone, More than 15 TV Satellite Channels.