Gorilla Trekking Expedition in Volcanoes NP
Book a customized 3 Days Rwanda gorilla safari for a meet up with the endangered mountain gorillas in their natural habitats. The 3 Days Rwanda gorilla trek brings you close to one of the 10 gorilla families habituated in Volcanoes National park located in North Western Rwanda. Volcanoes National park is one of the few places where gorillas are seen. The bamboo forest shelters over 350 mountain gorillas which have been habituated into families. The park covers Rwanda’s share on the Virunga Conservation Area and its boarded by Mgahinga Gorilla Park in Uganda and Virunga National park in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The park spreads over 160 square kilometers but is currently undergoing expansion to accommodate the increasing population of gorillas. Habituated gorilla families in this park are Hirwa, Karisimbi, Umubano, Agashya, Titus, Amahoro, Pablo, Kwitonda and Susa A. Each gorilla family is visited by 8 people which guarantee availability of 80 gorilla permits each day. A valid gorilla pmit at $1500 is a must have for anyone trekking gorillas in Volcanoes National park. More so, the 3 Days Rwanda gorilla trek involves a city tour in Kigali to visit the genocide memorial sites, kimironko market, presidential palace and art galleries among other destinations in the city centre. Enjoy a drive to feel the ambiance of this clean city, Africa’s number one! You can also do a 3 Days Rwanda gorillas & Dian Fossey grave yard hike or 3 Days Rwanda gorillas and golden monkey trekking experience to experience more of Volcanoes National park. Africa Adventure Safaris, a reliable travel company in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo is your best guide on this 3 Days rwanda Gorilla Trek.
- Day 01: Arrival in Rwanda.
- Day 02: Kigali City tour & transfer to VNP
- Day 03: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes national park
Detailed Trip Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival in Rwanda
Upon arrival at Kigali International Airport, the driver guide representing Africa Adventure safaris will be waiting for you. Meet, greet and transfer to you hotel in Kigali. You can do an optional city tour and a night life to see how nights in Kigali be like. Overnight stay at The Manor Hotel, Kigali
Day 2: Kigali City tour & transfer to VNP
After breakfast, visit the Gisozi Genocide Memorial Ground where the remains of 1994 genocide victims were buried. You will be told the whole story of how the massacre started and what transpired it. Other places to visit in Kigali include the handicrafts shops, the museum, kimironko market, shopping malls and the presidential palace among other fascinating places in Kigali. In the afternoon start off the drive north westwards headed to Volcanoes National park. The drive time from kigali to Volcanoes is roughy 3 hours via rolling hills, towns and local communities. Dinner and overnight stay at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge / Kinigi Guest House.
Day 3: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes national park
After breakfast, our tour guide will lead you to the park headquarters for briefing from the head of the park rangers. At 8.30 am local time, commence the memorable gorilla tracking experience. You will be left in the presence of the awesome mountain gorillas for about an hour. Take photographs and enjoys the antics of baby gorillas as they swing from tree branch to another. Gorilla trekking is the best wildlife experience in Africa.
Return to the lodge for your transfer to Kigali airport. Depart –
End of safari.