3 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari

3 Days Gorilla Safari

Rwanda is an extremely scenic country and offers travelers a safe and picturesque passage through the impressive volcanic Virunga chain, known as the “Land of a thousand hills”. This mountainous backdrop hosts the extraordinary experience of observing mountain gorillas in an intimate and serene environment. This 3 days gorillas safari in Rwanda will not only give you an exceptional experience in the country but is also the perfect package for a short trek in Rwanda’s Volcanoes national park. The first day is for arrival and transfer, the second is for mountain gorilla trekking and the third is for departure. Kindly look through the schedule below for the trip details.

Day 1; Arrival & Transfer to Ruhengeri – Volcanoes National Park

On arrival, you will be met by our company representative and transfer to Ruhengeri – the nearest place to Volcanoes National Park found in the northern province of Rwanda. The journey is a 3 hours drive from Kigali. You will check in into your hotel and then do an optional community tour around Ruhengeri for a Rwanda cultural experience or unwind and spend the evening at leisure.

Overnight: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
Meals: Full Board

Day 2; Gorilla Trekking – Volcanoes National Park

On the second day of this Rwanda safari, you will enjoy early morning breakfast and transfer to the park headquarters with your packed lunch and bottled drinking water for briefing by the park ranger guides at 7:00am. After briefing, you will start your gorilla trekking journey accompanied by the ranger guides in search of the mountain gorillas; this takes 2 to 8 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas however, the guides will try to find them from where they were last seen the previous day! You will spend 1 hour with these gentle giants and later return to your lodge to refresh and relax as you savoir the memories of your trek. In the evening, expand your understanding of gorillas through an in-depth lecture from one of the head wardens of Volcanoes National Park.

Overnight: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
Meals: Full Board

Day 3, Transfer to Kigali & Airport Drop-off

You will enjoy breakfast and transfer back to Kigali city where you will do a city tour and visit places like the Museum, Genocide memorials, and the handcraft markets for souvenir shopping. Later on, you will proceed to the airport for your onward flight with fond memories of a 3 days Rwanda gorilla safari but in case you intend to spend a night in Kigali and depart the same day then we can organize for you accommodation for the night in any of our partner safari lodges.

Note: The accommodation listed in this 3 days Rwanda gorilla safari is luxury but can be customized to fit comfortable and budget setting for travelers who don’t prefer high end safaris. Basing on the short distance between Kigali and Ruhengeri (where Volcanoes National Park is located), you will definitely enjoy each moment of your 3 days Rwanda gorilla safari. Feel free to request us to add any activity that you feel is missing in case you wish to carry them out otherwise, click the button below to inquire and wait for a perfect quotation with unbeatable prices.

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