With Rwanda gorilla tracking, professional guides take a 3 day visit to the gorillas in their midst. As you travel to the volcanoes national park, take a visit en route to some of the cultural and historical sites like the genocide memorial site, museums, and local markets as you head toward your gorilla trekking adventure.
DAY 1: Volcano National Park
Arrive at Kigali International Airport. Transfer to the Volcano NP. Meet and greet our tour guide/ driver who will shortly brief you about your tour in Rwanda, before an immediate transfer to the Volcano National Park in the northwest part of the country.
The drive is through beautiful rolling hills, bypassing coffee, tea, and banana plantations on a comfortable paved road and is approximately 2.5 hours from Kigali. Arrive at your lodge for Dinner and Overnight. Overnight: From Luxury, Midrange, to Budget Facilities
DAY 2: Parc des Volcano
Gorilla trekking in the Parc des Volcano. Wake up early, have breakfast and report for briefing. After, move in a company of experienced ranger guides through the forest while searching for mountain gorillas. Time taken while searching for these great apes ranges between 2 to 6 hours depending on the movement of the gorilla groups. Move with your packed lunch, water, and tracking gears while you search. Meet, chant, and enjoy their entertainment for one hour while taking photos for remembrance. Return to your lodge, relax shortly and transfer to Kigali for Dinner and overnight. Overnight: From Luxury, Mid range, to Budget Facilities
Day 3: Kigali Check out
Take a morning city tour of Kigali and visit the genocide memorial site, a grim reminder of a senseless massacre of innocent lives in 1994. Learn about Rwandan history from pre-colonial times to the 1994 genocide and how Rwanda has dealt with that past. We continue with our tour and see the new developments in Rwanda; the recovery has been incredible, a testament to the resilience of human kind.
After the small tour you will be transferred to the airport for your outbound flight.
Note: this tour accepts children who are 15 years and older. The itinerary of this tour can be customized. If an accommodation is fully booked, we’ll suggest a comparable alternative.