2 days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari

2 days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari

Overview

This incredible 2 days gorilla safari takes you to Volcanoes National Park that is located in the North-west of Rwanda and is famed for being home to your awesome mountain gorillas. This safari will give you a golden opportunity to have a breathtaking encounter with those magnificent creatures in their natural habitat.

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Visit Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre and transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Day 2: Early morning gorilla trekking and transfer back to Kigali.

Day 1: Visit Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre and transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Our professional driver will pick you up from your lodge at 7:30am. This will be after your tasty breakfast that will get you ready for your most pleasurable day. Our guide will brief you about your two days’ trip and you will then set off to Kigali Genocide Memorial for a 2 and a half hour tour. Here you will have an opportunity to remember, grieve and get to understand more about the place where more than 250,000 victims of the genocide were laid to rest.

Get a chance to reconcile the current Rwanda of progress with the Rwanda of 1994.Support the genocide survivors by giving a donation on your visit to this memorial place. Yes, the tour here may leave you struggling for words in tears, it may get you infuriated, destroy your faith in humanity but I assure you it matters a lot. The survivors and victims of this genocide really need our time and support.

You will be here for approximately 3 hours and thereafter at midday; you will rest, relax and take some refreshments before you set off for your journey to Volcanoes National Park at 2 PM. This journey will take you approximately 2 and half hours. Upon arrival at the park, you will check in your lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation

Mid-range: Mountain Gorillas Nest Lodge

Day 2: Early morning gorilla trekking and transfer back to Kigali.

You will have very early and heavy breakfast at your favorite lodge to energize you for yet another hectic but very delightful and rewarding day. You need to pack some snacks and bottled water from your lodge since the gorilla trekking activity might take long. Our driver will then pick you up at 6:30am to the park head quarter for briefing.

After the briefing you will immediately take off to the forest to track gorillas. Getting to meet these amazing creatures will take you between 1 to 8 hours depending on the gorilla family allocated to you. Upon meeting the gorillas, you will be allowed to stay with them for an hour. Make sure to have your camera ready to take that memorable photo.

After that adventure, you will go back to the park headquarters for your gorilla trekking certificates and then go back to your lodge to have lunch and park up to drive back to Kigali.

End of trip

Day3: Transfer back to Kampala

After having an early breakfast, Check-out and start your journey back to Kampala passing through rolling hills with terraces and also you will have a great time viewing the lush vegetation of the different areas you will go through. Have lunch in Mbarara and another stop will be at Mbambire drum makers point. After purchasing some of these drums, continue to Kampala arriving late afternoon. The guide will drop you off to the hotel or at the airport to catch your flight back home.

Inclusions

  • Road transport throughout the trip
  • 1 Gorilla tracking permit per person
  • Meals and accommodation
  • English speaking driver/guide
  • 1 litter of bottled water per day

Exclusions

  • Visa/Entry permit for Uganda if required
  • Pre or post tour accommodation in Kigali
  • Personal Insurance covers
  • Tips, beverages and souvenir
  • All items of personal Nature   

Interested in this safari?

  •  A reservation requires a deposit of 30% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refunded if the booking is cancelled up to 45 days before arrival.
  • Balance should be paid 60 days before arrival.

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