3 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari

3 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari

Safari overview

Visit Rwanda gorilla in your 3 day Rwanda gorilla trekking safari  in volcanoes national park Rwanda.  The trip start and ends in Kigali city, it involves traveling to Volcanoes national park  home to Rwanda’s  Mountain gorillas, Volcanoes park is park of the Virunga massif region which covers Virunga national park in Congo and Mgahinga gorilla national park in Uganda which also host the endangered gorillas. The trip  involves  gorilla trekking  which is Rwanda’s  top attraction and  activity. 

Trip summary

Day 1 of 3 day Rwanda gorilla trekking safari: Pick up, Kigali city tour and transfer to Volcanoes park Rwanda.

Day 2 of 3 day Rwanda gorilla trekking safari: Gorilla trekking and Ibyi'wacu cultural village city tour.

Day 3 of 3 day Rwanda gorilla trekking safari: Golden Monkey  trekking and transfer to Kigali city.

Detailed itinerary

Day 1 of 3 Day Rwanda gorilla trekking: Be picked from your hotel, do Kigali city tour and  transfer to Volcanoes national park

Following your  3 day Rwanda gorilla trekking safari, your  tour guide will pick you from your place of accommodation and you will embark on Kigali city tour.  some of the places you will visit the Kigali city tour  include the Kigali genocide memorial where t you will get to know about the 1994 Rwanda genocide and its devastating effects, you will also be position to visit the local hand craft shops in Kigali and you may get some of the crafts to take home as souvenirs.  later depart from Kigali and embark on  a drive to volcanoes national park in Ruhengeri District in 2 hours Through Rwanda's lush countryside  a treatment that  you will not help but appreciate. Upon arrival to volcanoes national park ,  you will check in at your accommodation.  Dinner and overnight at your accommodation.

Accommodation options: Five volcanoes lodge, Virunga gorilla lodge (luxury) or Le bamboo lodge (midrange accommodation) or Muhabura hotel (budget accommodation).

Meals: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2 of 3 day Rwanda gorilla trekking safari: Gorilla trekking in the morning and Afternoon Ibyi'wacu cultural village tour.

Gorilla trekking: On the day 2 of 3 day Rwanda gorilla trekking safari,  your guide will pick you and drop you at the park headquarters. after the briefing, you will assigned gorilla trekking sector to track from as well as the game ranger. after enter the jungle searching for the mountain  gorillas. As you hike into the jungles bare in mind that it could  take any where from 50 minute to 3 hours to find the gorillas.  upon meeting the  gorillas, you will be allowed to spend a maximum of 1 hour with them interacting.   later drive back to the lodge for a brief relaxation and lunch .

Ibyi'wacu cultural tour: In the afternoon you will  head out to Ibyi'wacu cultural village to have an experience of  Rwanda’s Culture . some of the practice you will learn about are  music and performances, traditional modes of house construction, marriage ceremonies, cooking,  etc.  later you will depart  Ibyi'wacu and head back to your lodge  for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 3 of 3 day Rwanda gorilla trekking safari: Golden monkey  trekking and transfer to Kigali.

Golden monkey trekking: in the morning ,you will be picked and transfer to the park headquarter for briefing  and you will later head in search for the shy golden monkey which also doubles like a nature walk. later after the golden monkey trekking , you will  head back to your lodge , check and transfer to Kigali and arrive in  for flight back home. This marks the climax of your amazing 3 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari. 

Safari inclusions

Activities as per the itinerary

Gorilla trekking permit

Full-time driver-guide

Drinking water on the safari vehicle

A 4x4 safari vehicle with a pop-up roof for scenic views

Meals as per the itinerary

Safari Exclusions

International flights and visas

Activities not mentioned in the itinerary

Personal travel insurance

Any other services of personal nature e.g. laundry

Tips and gratuities 

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