3 day Gorilla tour in Rwanda to the Volcanoes National Park for the mountain Gorillas, Kigali city tour and a chance to meet the local people to interact with the Rwandese and share on their culture. Gorilla trekking is arguably the most remarkable wildlife experience and Rwanda gives the best of this due to its high standards of Gorilla conservation. You will enjoy hiking through the verdant rainforest in search for the gorillas with a team of other guests and park rangers.
Day 1: Kigali tour and transfer to the Volcanoes National Park.
You will be picked on your arrival at the Airport in Kigali by our guide/driver who will thereafter drive you for a fun filled City tour in Kigali. The first visit will be at the Genocide memorial Center to learn on the history of this country and how they have recovered from the disaster that left many people dead in a short time. You will then visit the National Museum and many other eye-catching sites around the city. Enjoy a thrilling drive through the beautiful terraced hills as you move to the Volcanoes National Park well known for its 10 habituated Mountain Gorillas. You will arrive in the evening hours and check into your lodge for your dinner and night stay at Le Bambou Gorilla lodge.
Day 2: Gorilla trekking
After breakfast very early in the morning, you are to proceed to the Park headquarters for a briefing regarding gorilla trekking with other guests and be allocated gorilla groups to track by the park rangers. You will hike through the jungle at 8:00am looking for habituated mountain gorillas. A certain level of fitness is needed during this activity since it involves hiking through the hills in search for the gorillas. You will be allowed to see them in families as they go about their day to day routine activities for only one hour which starts from the time of contact. Mothers are seen caring for the young, juveniles playing as the dominant silverback watches over the entire group. After trekking return to the lodge for relaxation or if time allows, you will have a nature walk to see the beautiful twin lakes and a cultural walk to meet the local people to enjoy the entertainment of their traditional dances and songs. Dinner and overnight at Le Bambou Gorilla lodge.
Day 3: Departure
Wake up to a delicious breakfast and check out from the lodge and drive to the city center for some shopping from local markets for souvenirs. You could visit the pottery project and the Franco-Rwandan cultural center if time allows. Enjoy lunch and transfer to the airport for your flight.
End of 3 days Rwanda gorilla tour
- Gorilla permit
- English speaking guide
- Accommodation (Full board)
- Drinking water
- Transportation and airport transfers
- Park entrance fees
- Accommodation and meals
- International flights
- Beverages/ drinks
- Laundry services