3 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari
Day 1: City tour and transfer to Volcanoes National park.
On arrival at Kigali International Airport , you’ll be welcomed by your driver/guide who will take you for an enjoyable city tour of Kigali ,the Capital City of the Republic of Rwanda. In the city you’ll be amazed by the splendor of Rwanda a land of “a thousand hills”; the city is very clean and the people are very hospitable and friendly. Visit the genocide memorial center; this has all the information about the infamous 1994 Rwanda Genocide. You will go to the national museum plus other attractive sites within the city. You’ll enjoy an exciting drive through the beautiful terraced hills as you head to the Volcanoes National Park. It is a well known habitat to the mountain gorillas. Arrive in the late evening and check into your lodge.Dinner and Overnight
Luxury Accommodation: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
Moderate Accommodation: Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge
Budget Accommodation: Muhabura Hotel or Kinigi Guest House
Day 2: Gorilla trekking/tracking
After your breakfast, you will be transferred to the gorilla tracking/trekking information office for a pre-gorilla tracking briefing by the park warden and rangers at 8am. After briefing, the rangers will then lead you into the forest to track these gentle giants (Mountain gorillas). The thrill of spending time observing the gorillas as they interact with each other is a pleasing and unforgettable one, you are allowed an hour witnessing the interaction of these close relatives of ours. You are advised to carry with you a packed lunch for, the time spent tracking the gorillas would not be known to you but varies from 3 to 8 hours. Dinner and Overnight
You will need to carry long pants like jean type, sturdy shoes to help you hiking steep and slippery slopes, long sleeved shirts and blouses to protect your bodies from thorns and itching plants. You may not rule out raining on you and at least a rain coat is needed to protect your bodies and any equipment carried along with like cameras. Also carry insect repellants and sun cream
Day 3: Transfer to Kigali
Optional Activity: Golden Monkey tracking
After an early breakfast, there is an option to track the golden monkey trekking. Before meeting these golden monkeys, you’ll see some other primates, wildlife and plants. Eventually you will come face to face with the golden monkeys. You’ll observe them play and hop from one branch to the other; it is such an amazing memorable encounter!
Otherwise, drive returning to Kigali and in case time allows, you will a couple of craft shops to buy a souvenir. Proceed to the airport for your departure flight.
END OF SAFARI