The 3 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Tour is an expansive trip taking you to explore the unexploited Jungle of the Volcanoes National Park. Visit and habituate Rwanda Mountain Gorillas, take forest hikes, trails through the scenic landscapes of Rwanda, the land of Thousand Hills.
Mountain gorilla trekking is an amazing activity giving you an encounter with the huge gentle giants in the Virunga massifs of the Volcanoes National park in Rwanda.
Departure & Return Location
Kigali International Airport
- Ground transportation in a Jeep Car Vehicle
- Meals + Accommodation
- Park entrance fees
- Gorilla Permit
- Gorilla Guardian Permit
- Service of an English-speaking driver-guide
- Airfares & Rwanda Visa
- Luxury drinks/Alcoholic drinks
- Tips to local guides
- Personal insurance and shopping
- Entrance Fees
- Visit Kandt house museum
- Karisoke research center tour
- Gorilla trekking
- Boat riding in Ihema lake
Day 1: Arrival, and Transfer to Volcanoes National Park
On arrival at the airport, you will be met and welcome by our driver guide who will then take you through brief insights of your 3 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Tour and then embark on a scenic drive as you get transferred to Parc des National (Volcanoes National Park) which is located 80km from Kigali; that’s an approximately 2 hours journey. Should you reach Kigali earlier, you have a chance (optional) to have a brief city tour where you will be able to visit the National Museum of the Genocide memorial center then have lunch and transfer to the park in the afternoon.
Accommodation Plan: Dinner and Overnight Stay at Muhabura Hotel
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park
After an early breakfast prepared by the expert chefs at the hotel, our driver guide will transfer you to the headquarters in the park for the pre-gorilla trek briefing where you learn the basics, instructions, and tips for a successful gorilla tour. Later embark on the amazing long waited gorilla trekking which is in most cases 1 to 8 hours to find the gorillas depending on their previous night location and their current movements. Upon interfacing with the gorillas, you are entitled to one full hour to be with them and you watch them play, guard each other, feed among others. While trekking hikers will be in line to also see other animals like the golden monkeys, elephants, buffaloes as well as birds in this park. upon a successful trekking experience, you will be transferred back to the lodge for your overnight stay.
Day 3: Twin lakes Tour & Transfer to Kigali
Early in the morning after your breakfast, prepare for your half-day tour as you visit the twin lakes of Lake Burera and Lake Ruhondo or if you so wish, take a walk in the community and watch the traditional dances of the locals. later in the afternoon, our driver-guide will transfer you to Kigali city where you will have a short time shopping from local markets, you can buy souvenirs before your flight arrangements in the evening.