4-Day Rwanda Gorilla Safari
This is a 4-Day Rwanda Gorilla Safari, Volcanoes National Park is the Rwanda section of the more extended Virunga Conservation Area shared between Uganda, Rwanda and Congo DRC. It is named after the chain of nine volcanoes which make its territory, including Karisimbi (4.507 m), Visoke, Sabinyo, Muhavura. The altitude ranges from 2400 m to the 4.000 and above of the peaks. You can visit the families of the endangered golden monkeys. Mount Visoke hosts the tombs of the American primatologist Dian Fossey and of the gorilla cemetery.
On arrival at Kigali International Airport, you will be met by the representative and transferred to the hotel for the overnight. Just before an unique experience: the mountain gorilla tracking to one of the six habituated families and this program can be arranged for starting from Kampala or from Kigali.
- Main Destination: Kigali
- Accommodation: Flame Tree Village Hotel
- Meals & Drinks:
After breakfast, we organise a short city tour of the capital town of Rwanda. After lunch, in the afternoon leave in the direction of Volcanoes National Park. It takes about 3 hours drive. Dinner and overnight at the hotel of your choice (under Full Board).
Today after early breakfast you take the activity of the mountain gorilla trekking into the rain tropical forest of Volcanoes National Park. After the briefing from the rangers of the Ortpn (the Rwanda Park Authority), you reach the starting point of your trekking, according to the family you have been appointed to. It is on the park authority to decide on the distribution of the permits on arrival. You carry with you packed lunch and light rain jacket, wear trekking boots. In the afternoon we can organize the community walk at the eco-tourist site of Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village. Dinner and overnight at the hotel (under Full Board).
After breakfast, free morning at lodge. Packed lunch. In the afternoon drive back to Kigali International Airport or if you prefer you can stay an extra night in Kigali.
- Main Destination: Volcanoes National Park (Gorillas)
- Accommodation: No accommodation (End of tour)
- Meals & Drinks:
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