3 Days Rwanda Mountain Gorilla trekking safari

3 Days Rwanda Mountain Gorilla trekking safari

3 Days Rwanda Mountain Gorilla trekking safari

3 Days Rwanda mountain gorilla trekking safari is a short safari package offering mountain gorilla trekking experience, volcanoes national park is home to 11 habituated mountain gorilla groups which are trekked while on this safari (Titus family, Susa family, Karisimbi group, Amahoro group, Umbano group, Sabyinyo group, Agashya group, Kwitonda group, Hirwa group, Ugenda group and Bwenge group). One of these mountain gorilla groups is trekked on mountain gorilla trekking experience.  

Highlights of the 3 Days Rwanda Mountain Gorilla trekking safari 

  • Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi volcanoes national park 
  • Day 2: Mountain gorilla trekking 
  • Day 3: Transfer back to Kigali

Detailed itinerary of the safari 

Day 1: transfer to volcanoes national park 

On the first you will transfer to Volcanoes national park, upon you arrival you will be greeted by your safari driver/guide who will give you a short briefing and then head on drive of 3 hours to volcanoes national park. When you arrive you will check into your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight.

Accommodation is got from 

  • Luxury: Virunga lodge 
  • Midrange: Le Bambou
  • Budget: Muhabura hotel 

Meal plan: half board (dinner)

Day 2: mountain gorilla trekking 

On the 2nd of the 3 days Rwanda gorilla trekking safari you are to track for mountain gorillas, after early morning breakfast you will leave you lodge with packed lunch and head to the park’s headquarters for briefing. Then hike into the thick forests of volcanoes national mark in search for mountain gorillas which takes about 2-6 hours depending on the location of the gorilla group you are trekking. When you find the mountain gorillas you are allowed only one hour of enjoying sights of these fantastic creatures and taking pictures is possible, later you will trek back to the park’s headquarters and head back to your lodge. In the evening you will have dinner and stay overnight at your lodge. 

Meal plan: full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Day 3: Transfer back to Kigali

On the 3rd day of the 3 days Rwanda gorilla trekking safari you are to transfer back to Kigali and do a short city tour in Kigali, after a delicious morning breakfast you will check out of your lodge and together with safari driver you will embark on your journey back to Kigali. When you arrive in Kigali you will go on a visit to Kigali genocide memorial, Rwanda national museum and many more, and then you will have lunch and be dropped at the airport for your departure flight.

Meal plan: Breakfast and lunch (half board)

End of the 3 Days Rwanda Gorilla trekking safari

Safari inclusions

  • airport transfer transport for the whole safari 
  • services of English speaking driver/guide 
  • accommodation and meal plan as per the itinerary 
  • park and activity fees
  • bottled drinking water 
  • mountain gorilla trekking permit

Safari exclusions 

  • extra accommodation before and after the safari 
  • international flight fare and visa 
  • personal expenditure on drinks, tips, laundry and many more
  • extra activities before and after the safari
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