Rwanda Gorilla safari, Track Rwanda gorillas in 3 days

3-Days Gorilla Tracking Safari

Rwanda Gorilla Safari

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Overview

This 3 day gorilla adventure takes you to Volcanoes National Park / Parc National des Volcans (PNV).

PNV is a stop center for all Rwanda Gorilla Safaris sheltering the highest number of mountain Gorillas in the Virunga Conservation Area. The park is just 2 hours drive from Kigali International Airport, making it the most accessible gorilla national park.

Besides trekking the mountain gorillas, you can also take part in Golden monkey tracking at Volcanoes national park and bird watching experiences.

You will also take part in the Genocide memorial tour at the Kigali Genocide Memorial Center during this 3 days safari.

Safari Summary:

Day 1 : Transfer from the airport to Kigali Genocide Memorial Center. You will take part in the genocide memorial tour

Day 2 : Gorilla trekking in the Volcanoes National Park

Day 3 : Transfer back to the Airport from Volcanoes national park

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Day 1: Arrival Kigali-Parc Volcanoes

You will be met at the Kigali International Airport by our safari driver-guide who will orient you about the trip before setting off for a Genocide memorial tour at the Kigali Genocide Memorial Center and then Drive for 3 hours North of Kigali to Kinigi through Ruhengeri.

Enjoy the rolling hills for which Rwanda is well known, approximately driving for 3 hours.

Accommodation

Mid range: Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge / La Palme Hotel

Luxury: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking Parc Volcanoes

After your morning wake-up call and breakfast, report to the park headquarters for gorilla trekking briefings by the Volcanoes National Park’s guides.

After you are assigned to a specific group, start your trek which will vary in length depending on which gorilla group you have been assigned to. You will spend one hour in their company before retracing your steps back down the volcano slopes.

On your way back to the lodge for lunch after trekking, a few stops will be made to admire the scenery.

Rwanda is the country with over a thousand hills!

Accommodation

Mid range: Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge / La Palme Hotel

Luxury: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

Day 3: Depart Volcanoes National Park for Kigali

Return to Kigali, time permitting enjoy city tour including shopping of African art and craft.

You will have lunch en-route and then transfer to your resident or the airport for your flight.

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Inclusions

  • Ground transport per private 4WD safari vehicle
  • English speaking driver/guide
  • Airport transfer
  • Gorilla permit
  • Genocide memorial tour
  • Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals as described in the itinerary
  • Bottled mineral water in the safari vehicle
  • Entrance fees and ranger fees for national parks
  • Activities and excursions mentioned in the program
  • VAT for hotels and lodges

Exclusions

  • Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, tips, telephone calls, laundry etc
  • Personal insurance
  • Souvenirs
  • Tip/gratitude
  • Visas and international air tickets
  • Any other items which are not included in the itinerary

deposit of 40% is required when booking this safari.

The remaining balance will be charged 40 days prior to departure.

For any bookings within 40 days of departure, the full trip amount will be charged upon booking.

Min: 2 Travelers
Start/End: Kigali
Duration: 3 Days
Activity: Gorilla trekking, Genocide memorial tour
Destinations: Volcanoes National Park, Kigali Genocide Memorial center

Why Book with us?

  • Safari Departs any date
  • Unbeatable prices
  • Authentic safari experience
  • Tailor-made safari packages
  • Accommodation and meals inclusive
  • Professional guides
  • Life changing travel experiences

Best time to go

The best wildlife viewing months in Uganda are during the Dry seasons from June to August and December to February. Primate walks in the forest are a big part of any safari in Rwanda. The habitat of rainforests is, by default, very wet, and one can’t avoid rain completely.

Uganda Gorilla Permits costs

Uganda gorilla permits cost $600 and Rwanda gorilla permits cost $1500. These have to be acquired months before your trip to be assured of viewing the mountain gorillas. Read more about Gorilla tracking permits

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