2 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari in Rwanda
This 2 Days gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda starts with a Kigali city tour then drive to La Palme Hotel Rwanda in volcanoes national park for a gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda experience to take place the next day, the 2 days gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda will come to an end with a drive from La Palme Hotel Rwanda back to Kigali International Airport hence calling it an experiential 2 Days gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda.
2 Days Gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda Overview
This 2 days gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda takes you to Volcanoes National Park well known for Gorilla trekking safaris in Rwanda. Drive through the unwinding hills in rural areas into the home of endangered mountain gorillas. Your safari begins from Kigali urban settings in to the village setting of Musanze at La Palme Hotel Rwanda, Volcanoes National Park habitats a variety of primate species that you may encounter during your trekking. You will also encounter a number of bird species and other wildlife. This is a life time experience that you will live to share. In case you’re in Kigali for a business meeting or conference, this can work perfectly for you, to give you a relaxed holiday upon successful meeting.
Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park. Travel time + 2 hours
2 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari in Rwanda starts with a pick up by our guide or company representative, from your hotel accommodation in Kigali or airport in case you arrive with morning flight and head for Kigali city tour to visit the Kigali Genocide memorial ground where over 25000 bodies of victims of genocide were given a descent burial and later have lunch in a local restaurant before being transferred to Musanze – Volcanoes National Park where you will have dinner and overnight stay. Accommodation option: Five Volcanoes Boutique hotel (luxury lodge) or Mount Gorilla View Lodge (Mid range) or La Palme Hotel Rwanda (Economy lodge). Meal Plan: L – D
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking Rwanda – Drive back to Kigali. Travel time + 2 hours
Today after your early morning breakfast, at 7.30 am, you will be transferred to the Volcanoes National Park’s headquarters with your packed lunch in Office of Tourism in Kinigi where you are briefed by the ranger about the rules and regulations governing Gorilla tracking before you head off to the jungle in search for these gentle giants. The gorilla trek can last from an hour to six hours depending on the gorilla’s movements, though the trek is strenuous but much rewarding at the end. You will be given an hour with the gorilla to take as many pictures of your choice and later return from your trek, head for lunch in one of the local restaurants, before hitting on the road to find our way back to Kigali city and dropped at your hotel or at the Kigali International Airport to catch up with your evening flight. Meal Plan: B – L. End of service!
2 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari in Rwanda package includes:
- Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle,
- Accommodation and meals as per itinerary,
- 1 Gorilla permits ($1500), per person to be paid in advance,
- En-route lunches,
- Ranger fees,
- Services of English speaking driver/guide,
- 1 liter bottle of mineral water per day per person during safari.
The 2 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari in Rwanda package excludes:
Expenses of personal nature like:
- Air fare,
- Tips to local guides,
- Telephone charges,
- Porter fee while trekking,
- Personal insurance,
- Personal shopping bills and cigars.