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1 Day Gorilla Tour Volcanoes National Park Safari

One day gorilla trek takes you to Volcanoes national park a home to the remaining endangered mountain gorillas. One day gorilla trek is best done when the traveler is already in Kigali city because the trip needs early pick up and late drop off.

You will be picked up from the hotel at 4:00 am and set off with the journey to Volcanoes national park and journey takes 2 hours’ drive passing through rolling hills and evergreen vegetation to Musanze Province where the habituated gorillas are found.

Upon arrival at Musanze Province, your will proceed for breakfast and after you will be driven to park’s headquarters in Kinigi for briefing on the rules and regulations of gorilla trekking before storming the jungle. You will be allocated a gorilla family at random by park warden and be paired in a group of 8 people per gorilla family. Remember our tour guides have built strong relationship with the park warden, so in case if you need to trek a specific gorilla family, our tour guide will talk to the warden and you will be given the gorilla family of your chose.

The well-armed park warden will lead the group into the jungle in search of the remaining endangered mountain gorillas. The trek takes half an hour to 7 hours depending on the movement of gorillas and where they built their pervious nest. After finding the gorillas, you will be allowed only an hour with them, see how they feed, young ones jumping from branch to branch, young’s playing and breast feeding, take photos and interact with the gorillas.

Return to the headquarters where you will meet your guide/driver who will transfer you back to Kigali with lunch en-route at any local restaurant along the highway to Kigali. You will be dropped to the hotel or Entebbe international airport to catch up with your flight back home.

End of the safari.

Safari is inclusive of, gorilla permit, Transport, service of English speaking guide/driver, lunch and mineral water.