Visit Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park and meet the alluring endangered mountain gorillas to make the best memories of an African safari. The 2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari has got plenty of exciting things to do around the park including gorilla trekking and visiting Ib’yiwachu village for a cultural experience. Enquire Now A tour around the city before heading to Volcanoes National Park is a great opportunity to take in the beauty of this clean city with rolling hills and great road network.
Day 1: Kigali City Tour – Transfer to Volcanoes National Park
Have your breakfast early and thereafter meet a Gorilla Adventure Tours safari guide who will pick you up from the preferred location in Kigali. He takes us around some of the interesting places in Kigali for a city tour. Kigali is one of the cities that offer the best of acity tour in Africa. There is much to see during this tour but a visit to the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre is not worth missing. It offers an insight of the 1994 Rwanda genocide.
Enjoy lunch at one of the hotels in Kigali and leave the city for Volcanoes National Park. Travelers love road trips around Rwanda because of the views of the numerous hills. The 2 hours’ drive from Kigali to the park is an adventurous exploration of the country. Visit the Iby’iwachu Cultural village for an entertainment of traditional performances by the local people. Continue to the lodge for dinner and the overnight.
Accommodation options: Virunga lodge, Mountain Gorilla view lodge, Le’bambou lodge,
Meal plan: lunch and dinner.
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking – Return to Kigali
You will wake up early, have breakfast and set off to the park headquarters where gorilla trekking starts with briefing and joining others to add up to 8 people and trek for the same gorilla family. After sharing the rules and regulations of the park regarding trekking, you will enter into the forest with a guide who will take you through different areas in search of the gorillas. Ranging from the terrain to the giant apes, everything in the rain forest is appealing. You will spend one hour with the gorillas, watch them play, take care of their infants, feed and learn more from the guide about the group’s social life and characters. Other wildlife likely to be spotted during the trek include monkeys and baboons. Bird lovers have a great chance to spot a variety of forest birds.
You will later exit the forest and find head back to the headquarters after watching the mountain gorillas. The safari driver will be ready to transfer you back to Kigali.
Meal plan: breakfast and lunch.
End of the 2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari.
The 2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari package includes;
- Transport from and back to Kigali
- 4X4 safari vehicle
- Professional safari guide
- Bottled drinking water
- Activities mentioned in the itinerary
- Meals per itinerary
- Gorilla permit
The package excludes;
- Accommodation in Kigali
- Extra meals and drinks
- Air ticket and Visa