The 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking gives you the experience of tracking the mountain gorillas which takes place in Volcanoes National Park. The National park has a total of 400 mountain gorillas which is half of the 880 whole population of gorillas remaining in the whole world.
This 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking safari gives you the opportunity to experience Rwanda gorilla trekking of the mountain gorillas as well as the golden monkeys within the same park. The park has 10 habituated gorilla families that can be visited on a daily basis by visitors interested in Rwanda gorilla trekking.
The tour also includes a visit to Kigali city where you can visit the genocide memorial site that was put in place to commemorate the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi which took place in Rwanda, National Museum with lots of historical items of the country and was given to Rwanda by the Belgium government.
Departure & Return Location
Kigali International Airport
- Gorilla trekking permits
- Golden monkey tracking
- Park entrance fees
- Tour guide (Full time)
- Airfares & Visa
- Luxury drinks/Alcoholic drinks
- Tips to local guides
- Personal insurance and shopping
- Entrance Fees
- Karisoke research center tour
- Gorilla trekking
- Gift shops
Day 1: Pick up from Airport- Volcanoes National Park
When you arrive at Kigali Airport, you will be picked up by your driver-guide who will drive you to Kigali which is Rwanda’s capital. After your lunch in the city you will set out for a city tour; this city has well-developed markets, an amazing history which is to do with the 1994 genocide-you will be able to visit the genocide memorial site, also have a visit in art galleries. Later embark on your journey to Volcanoes National Park which is located approximately 80 km from Kigali. Arrive at the park and check-in at the lodge of your choice, Have dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Gorilla tracking-Volcanoes national park
Enjoy a hefty breakfast in the morning; after being picked up by the guide that will take you to the headquarters of the park, where you will be briefed about the rules and regulations concerning gorilla trekking in the park. This activity is really thrilling as you will have amazing views of the Virunga, and when you meet the gentle giants you will watch them play, feed, among other things, which is an unforgettable experience. On top of watching the gorillas, you will be able to see other animals like elephants, monkeys, buffaloes as well as various species of birds. Later after trekking head back to the lodge for a late lunch. Throughout the evening, you can take a walk in the community or choose to stay and unwind at the lodge.
Day 3: Golden monkey tracking or optional Dian Fossey tomb visit
Have breakfast early enough and after carry on guided by the park ranger to track the golden monkeys, these animals are very interesting to watch while they play, move around trees, and feed. Another alternative could be visiting the Dian Fossey tomb, here you will find out a lot concerning this primatologist who once took care of mountain gorillas (please note that; optional activities are not included in the final costing). Return to the lodge for lunch and in the afternoon, visit a local school where you will interact with the locals.
Day 4: Kigali city tour- Departure
After a heavy breakfast, check out of the park and transfer to Kigali airport. In the meantime, you will go for a city tour and visit a few places like pottery projects, markets, handicraft shops, the national museum, etc. Later have lunch still in the city and drive to the airport for your flight back home.