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3 Days Rwanda gorilla safari

Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National park

Upon your arrival at Kigali international airport, you will be welcomed by our company guide/driver who will introduce himself to you and exchanges words of greetings. He will brief above your 3 days gorilla trekking safari before heading for the trip. Have a city tour where you will visit historical places like king’s palaces, Genocide Memorial Site, national museums, local markets and president’s palaces among others.

Have lunch from any local restaurant, then after you will continue with the journey to volcanoes national park a home to the remaining endangered mountain gorillas.  Upon arrival at the park you will check-in at the lodge for dinner and overnight stay at Mountain Gorillas view Hotel (Luxury] Le bamboo Lodge (Deluxe) Muhabura Hotel (Budget).

Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Tracking and community visit

Your safari guide/driver will pick you up from the lodge for transfer to Kinigi park headquarters for a briefing by the park warden. They give you rules and regulation to guide you during your trek and you will be grouped in a group of 8 people per gorilla family. Drive to the starting point of the trek after briefing and at 8:00 am local time the park warden will lead the tourists into the forest in search of the 360 remaining endangered mountain gorillas. The trek takes half an hour to 8 hours depending on the movement of mountain gorillas in search of food in the wilderness. After finding them, you are free to stay in their presence taking photographs and imitating their calls. Then return to the point where your vehicle is stationed so as to transfer you back to the lodge for lunch.

 After lunch visit the Ib’iwachu Cultural Village and enjoy the traditional local performance by the local people, local weddings, local drumming and other local activities done in the community. Later return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay at the previous lodge.

Day 3: Departure

 Check-out of the lodge after morning breakfast and drive back to Kigali city with lunch en-route, drop off at the hotel or Kigali international airport to catch up with your flight.

End of the safari.