GORILLA TREKKING RWANDA

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GORILLA TREKKING RWANDA

Highlight

4-day venture into the dense rainforests of the Volcanoes National in the Virunga Mountains, to track the captivating and endangered mountain gorilla. Encounter rare golden monkey on the lower slopes or head higher into the Virungas to spend a few hours with the hallowed mountain gorilla.

Day 1: Arrival Kigali

Upon arrival at Kigali International Airport, you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel.Overnight at Kigali Marriott

Day 2: Kigali – Volcanoes National Park

The morning after breakfast, enjoy a city tour including a visit to the Genocide Museum. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and interacting with local people.

In the afternoon we drive to Kinigi via Ruhengeri. The road to Ruhengeri is sealed offering stunning scenery of the hills and valleys of this green and lush country, taking a little more than two hours. From Ruhengeri, we have a 20-minute drive to Kinigi at the base of Sabyinyo Mountain, with excellent views of all of the Virunga Volcanoes.Overnight at Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel

Day 3: Gorilla tracking day – Kigali

After breakfast, we take a short drive to Park Headquarters and meet with excellent local guides and trackers who will give a talk on the etiquette of gorilla trekking. We then hike into the forest to where the gorillas were seen the night before and track from that point. The trekking can take from 1 to 6 hours and climb to an altitude, not in excess of 7,500 feet. The terrain is rough and at times muddy. Although the hike is physically demanding the beauty of the forest and surrounding scenery make the trekking worthwhile. Following lunch, drive back to Kigali and check in to your hotel for overnight.Overnight at Kigali Marriott

After gorilla trekking, we drive back to Kigali for your departure flight.

Day 4: Departure Day

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

Departure dates

Flexible departures (anyday)


Included

  1. Wi-fi on board
  2. 18% on tour fee and services
  3. 3 meals daily while on the safari
  4. Water and coffee during safari
  5. Transport 4x4 pop up roof
  6. Entry fees
  7. Professional safari guide,French,Italiano,German and Spanish speaking.
  8. Flying doctor ticket

Excluded

  1. International flights.
  2. Visas.
  3. Travel Insurance
  4. Increase park fee wherever applicable