3 Days Gorilla trekking Safaris in Rwanda

3 Days Gorilla trekking Safaris in Rwanda

The 3 Days Gorilla trekking Safari in Rwanda is one of the short gorilla trekking safaris organized for you to explore different activities in Volcanoes National Park. The 3 days safari will offer you ultimate gorilla trekking experience which will stay in your memories for the rest of time on planet earth. Mountain gorillas are one of the most critically endangered species according to IUCN. Only 880 mountain gorillas are remaining in the whole world and none of them is in captivity. According to research survey, 440 of these delightful apes are protected in Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda while the rest dwell in the well-known ancient forests of Bwindi Impenetrable in Uganda-the pearl of Africa. Thus, sparing time and resources to undertake a 3 Days Gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda does not only offer you adventure experiences but it also contributes to the conservation of these endangered Ape Species. The three days gorilla safari will start and end in Kigali-the Capital City of Rwanda-Land of thousand hills.

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3 Days Gorilla trekking Safaris in Rwanda Highlights

Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National park

Day 2: Do Gorilla Trekking and Musanze Cave tour.

Day 3: Do Early Morning Visit to Dian Fossey Tomb and Transfer to Kigali for city tour

3 Days Gorilla trekking Safaris in Rwanda Details

Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National park.

On arrival to Kigali international AirPort, you will be warmly welcomed by our professional driver guide who will transfer you to Volcanoes national park. The transfer journey of 80kms about 2-3 hours’ drive will take you through the impressive country side landscapes with rural setting and local populations as you head to the Volcanoes National Park. Upon your arrival in the park, you will drive to your reserved lodge to check-in, have dinner and overnight.

Accommodations: Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge (Upmarket/Luxury), Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Standard/Mid-range), Muhabura Hotel (Budget).

Day 2: Do Gorilla Trekking and Musanze Cave tour.
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In the morning after hearty breakfast, you will be driven by your driver guide to the park headquarters for a briefing at 70:30am to 8:00am regarding gorilla trekking etiquettes in Volcanoes Park. While at the park headquarters, you will meet other trekkers and you will be divided in groups of eight individuals who are allowed to trek one habituated mountain gorilla group. After briefing, you will be led by ranger guide to hike through the verdant jungle searching for mountain gorillas. The activity which will take 2-8 hours needs someone to be physical fit since it involves a lot of hiking the hills and slopping the Valleys. Gorilla trekking process is tedious but impressive when you finally set your small eyes direct to bit big round eyes of the mountain gorillas. When you eventually meet the gorillas, you will  be allowed one hour with them, seeing them feed, play and look for their young ones. While staying with the gorillas, you will be required to maintain a distance of 7 meters away, also turn off the flash of your camera as you take pictures. Right after one hour, you will retire back to the starting point and transfer to your lodge for late lunch and relaxation. After lunch, you will embark on an evening cultural encounter with the local communities around volcanoes national park. The cultural encounter will give you a rare opportunity to interact with the local people in their natural environment, with a taste of their unique culture and traditions. On arrival to the village, you will be genuinely welcomed by the community as special Visitors. After cultural refreshment, entrainment, you will retire back to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodations: Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge (Upmarket/Luxury), Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Standard/Mid-range), Muhabura Hotel (Budget).

Day 3: Do Early Morning Visit to Dian Fossey Tomb and Transfer to Kigali for city tour

Take an early Morning breakfast and embark on visit to Dian Fossey Tomb. The trek will offer you unique opportunity to visit the Dian Fossey Tomb and visit the house where this prominent American researcher was killed from and also learn the process of mountain gorilla’s conservation and protection. After the exploring the Karisoke Research Centre, you will embark on transfer drive to Kigali. On arrival to the city, the driver guide will take you around to Gisozi genocide memorial center where you will have time to listen to the comprehensive history of Rwanda during the 1994 genocide and the events of the massacres, including personal accounts. Thereafter, the driver guide will drive you to your Kigali lodge or Kanombe Airport for your scheduled flight back home.

End of the Safari.


3 Days Gorilla trekking Safaris in Rwanda Transportation

4X4 Safari Cars for hire/rent in Uganda
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Get a premium safari vehicle for hire in Uganda from our wide range of cars available at Prime Uganda Safaris and Tours Ltd. Take your safari in Uganda comfortably with a great choice for a long road trip or family vacation in a safari vehicle that meet your needs. From 4X4 Land Cruisers, Land Rovers to custom omnibuses, we have a car that makes your safari in Uganda’s Parks and Rural countryside a memorable one. Our car hire is mainly based on limited mileage and applies to travel within Uganda. (Terms and conditions apply)

 

General Safari Inclusions

  • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
  • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)

General Safari Exclusions

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)

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