4 Days Gorilla trekking Safari to Volcanoes National Park

4 Days Gorilla trekking Safari to Volcanoes National Park

4 Days Gorilla trekking Safari to Volcanoes National Park Safari Overview

The 4 Days Gorilla trekking Safari to Volcanoes National Park is good safari package characterized by being a nature and heritage safari. The 4 Days safari takes you through Volcanoes National Park famous for memorable mountain gorilla trekking experience in Rwanda .Encountering Mountain gorillas with their fearful eyes with bodies’ marked with thick fur along with their other fascinating mountain gorilla features flourishing in their extensive nature will undoubtedly offer you an idea of the theory of evolution. An amalgamation of visit to the genocide memorial centers and the Dian Fossey center will automatically offer you clear understanding of the sorrowful circumstance that have ever befell mankind in this part of the world and un-replaceable conservationist that the world has ever had respectively.

4 Days Gorilla trekking Safari to Volcanoes National Park Safari Highlight:

Day 1: Arrive in Kigali International Airport & Transfer to the Lodge

Day 2:  Early Morning Visit to Kigali markets, Genocide sites of Gisozi and Nyamata & Afternoon transfer to Volcanoes National Park.

Day 3: Early Morning Gorilla trekking & Afternoon cultural tour or twin lakes walk

Day 4: Hike Dian Fossey & Afternoon transfer back to Kigali & evening flight departure

4 Days Gorilla trekking Safari to Volcanoes National Park Safari Description:

Day 1: Arrive in Kigali International Airport & Transfer to the Lodge

Upon your arrival at Kigali International Airport which is the main entry point to the land of thousand hills, you will be picked up by your experienced driver guide who will then take you to your pre-booked lodge for refreshment and a chivalrous introduction about the safari and Rwanda in general. Dinner and overnight stay at lodge of your choice.

Accommodation: Hotel Des Milles Collins (Upmarket/Luxury), Hotel chez Lando (Midrange/Standard) or Golf Hills Residence (Budget/Basic).

Day 2:  Early Morning Visit to Kigali markets, Genocide sites of Gisozi and Nyamata & Afternoon transfer to Volcanoes National Park.

kigali-markets-tour

After an early morning breakfast, embark on the visit to Kigali markets exploring how the local Rwandese make ends meet through their businesses. The range of products that are sold will be an experience of its own. You will also visit the Gisozi genocide memorial where you will get complete account of the remains of the Rwandese local population mainly the Tutsi and the moderate Hutus that were victims of the merciless Rwanda Genocide in 1994. Right after exploring the site, you will depart Kigali driving through rolling hills and fascinating land scape to Volcanoes National Park. On arrival to the park, you will drive to your lodge to check-in, have dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Upmarket/Luxury) / Hotel La Palme (Midrange/Standard) or Muhabura Hotel (Budget/Basic).

Day 3: Early Morning Gorilla trekking & Afternoon cultural tour or twin lakes walk

Right after taking an energy giving breakfast, report to the park headquarters for an early morning registration and briefing about gorilla trekking etiquettes in Volcanoes Park. In this session, you will be assigned a particular gorilla family or group that you are going to encounter. In case you are not physically fit, you are allowed to inform the responsible park officials so that they can assign you less strenuous Gorilla family. After briefing, the experienced Ranger guides will lead you into the forest trails to search for the critically endangered mountain gorillas thriving in the hilly forested areas of Volcanoes national Park. The activity which may last between 2 – 8 hours depending on the movements of the apes will reward you with one (1) hour of memorable direct encounter with Mountain gorillas. You will see them feed their young ones, look for food among other gorilla daily activities and at that time, you are allowed to take as many photos as you wish after which you will disembark to starting point where the activity starts from. After retiring to the park headquarters, transfer to the lodge for lunch and relaxation.

After lunch, you either embark 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. You will visit community schools, local home steads; listen to interesting stories about the local people. Alternatively, you can decide to take on visit to the Twin lakes of Ruhondo and Bulera for amazing scenic views and recreational boat cruise. Retire in the evening for dinner and overnight

Accommodation: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Upmarket/Luxury) / Hotel La Palme (Midrange/Standard) or Muhabura Hotel (Budget/Basic).

Day 4: Hike Dian Fossey & Afternoon transfer back to Kigali & evening flight departure

dian-fossey-tour

Following an early morning cup of coffee, embark on the hike to Dian Fossey site to encounter the grave yard of the famous mountain gorilla conservationists that the world has ever had. The Dian Fossey is credited International for fighting hard to see that the plight of mountain gorillas gain international momentum and interest towards their conservation and continued existence. The hike takes you through challenging mountain sides and has got magnificent views of Mount Karisimbi and Bisoke which are among the eight Virunga Volcanoes that exists in the area. Thus paying tribute to this world respected figure is one of the rewarding things that you can ever contribute to her commemoration and the existence of mountain gorillas. Return from the activity for lunch after which you will transfer to Kigali city.  Upon your arrival at the City, the drive guide will take you around Kigali for brief shopping and afterward advance with the drive to the airport to catch up with an evening flight back home.

End of the 4 Days Gorilla trekking Safari to Volcanoes National Park

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