3 DAYS RWANDA GORILLA TREKKING SAFARI – VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK

3 Days Rwanda Gorilla trekking safari: 3 Days Rwanda Gorilla trekking safari is one of the best and short Rwanda safari to the habitat of Mountain gorillas in Volcanoes national park. This 3 days/ 2 nights excursion takes you on a memorial adventure to encounter mountain gorillas in the wilderness of Volcanoes national park. Volcanoes national park is the most popular safari destination in Rwanda famous for hosting the endangered mountain gorillas. Mountain gorillas are gentle creatures led by a dominant silverback.

Highlights of 3 Days Rwanda Gorilla trekking safari

  • Day 1: Pick up and transfer to Volcanoes national park
  • Day 2: Mountain gorilla trekking in Volcanoes national park
  • Day 3: Drive back to Kigali city

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: Pick up and transfer to Volcanoes national park

Transfer from Kigali to Volcanoes national park: Upon your arrival in Kigali on day 1 of 3 Days Rwanda Gorilla trekking safari, you will be picked from the airport by your safari driver who is our company representative. Meet and greet and then set off on a transfer to volcanoes national park. When you arrive in the park, you will proceed to the park headquarters to pick up your gorilla trekking permit after which you will proceed to check into your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight at your lodge .

3 Days Rwanda Gorilla trekking safari
Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda

Accommodation option:  Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury)/ Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge (Midrange)/ Kiningi Guest House (Budget).

Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Mountain gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Rwanda gorilla trekking: On the 2nd day of 3 Days Rwanda Gorilla trekking safari, you will wake up early in the morning for breakfast then head to the headquarters of volcanoes national peak for briefing about mountain gorilla trekking. In the briefing, a ranger will take you through rules and regulations to follow on this gorilla trekking experience, you will also be assigned a gorilla family to trek together with other trekkers with a maximum number of 8 person per gorilla group. You will then head into thee forests of volcanoes national park for mountain gorilla trekking. Mountain gorilla trekking takes about 3-7 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas and trekking speed of the slowest person in the group. You have to go with your packed lunch and enough drinking water. When you find the gorillas you will spend 1 hour in the presence of the gorillas while taking pictures and observing their behavior such as taking care of their young ones, picking fruits, feed, breastfeed and many more. In the evening you will have dinner and stay overnight at your lodge as above at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury)/ Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge (Midrange)/ Kiningi Guest House (Budget) while on your Rwanda Safari.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3:  Drive back to Kigali

Drive back to Kigali city: On the last day of your safari, you will have early morning breakfast at your lodge, checkout and embark on a 2-3 hours’ drive back to Kigali city. In Kigali you will have a city tour visiting sites like Kigali genocide memorial Centre, Kimironko market, Craft shops and many more. After city tour, you will have lunch and then be dropped off at your respective drop-off location either at a hotel or at the airport for your departure flight back home.

Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch

End of 3 Days Rwanda Gorilla trekking safari

Safari inclusions on 3 Days Rwanda Gorilla trekking safari

  • English speaking safari driver/ guide
  • Rwanda Gorilla trekking permits
  • 2 nights’ Accommodation on Full board basis
  • Bottled Drinking water
  • Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • All tour activities mentioned in the itinerary
  • Rangers

Safari exclusions on 3 Days Rwanda Gorilla trekking safari

  • Laundry services
  • Visas
  • Hotel fees before and after the safari
  • Tips
  • International flights
  • Beverages/ drinks and any form pf personal expenditure
  • Tips and Gratuity
  • Optional activities

This 3 days Rwanda Gorilla trekking safari can as well be adjusted and done in 2 days/ 1 Night excursion though to enjoy this trip, you need to arrive in Rwanda the previous night such that you are picked from your hotel as early as 5:00am local time to catch up with other trekkers in time for briefing.

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