Rwanda 1 Night / 2 Day Gorilla Trek

The Virunga Mountains that straddle the borders of Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, are home to around 480 mountain gorillas, more than half of the world’s entire population (the rest live in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda). In Volcanoes National Park, the Rwandan part of the Virungas, ten gorilla groups are now habituated for gorilla safaris, more than anywhere else in the world!

Look into the eyes of a large silverback gorilla and he'll look back with a thinking, intelligent gaze, mindful that you're another individual. Having experienced this, we can safely say that any apprehensions or nerves you might have had during your trek will melt away the minute you see your "gorilla family".

Gorilla trekking safaris offer a magical encounter that transcends any other 'wildlife' experience we know. It's possible throughout the year though the hiking itself can be more arduous in the rainy seasons; the most popular times are during the drier months, between December and February, and from about June to mid-September.
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Highlights
  • Virunga Mountains Gorillas
  • Kigali City Tour
  • Genocide Memorial
  • Volcanoes National Park
  • Local Kigali Markets

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Description
City Tour and Transfer to Volcanoes National Park
Day 1
  • On arrival, you will be picked by the driver/guide from the hotel/airport and go on a cultural Kigali city tour; visit the genocide memorial, local markets, among other interesting feats.
  • You will then drive northwards to Volcanoes National Park in Ruhengeri, a home to Mountain Gorillas.
  • Dinner and overnight at Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge/Mountain Gorilla View Lodge.

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Bars / RestaurantsWifiLaundry ServiceHotel / LodgeHikingCultural ExperienceSight SeeingShopping
Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge/Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
1
Half Board
Location Map
Mountain Gorilla Tracking and return to Kigali
Day 2
  • After breakfast at the lodge, get ready for a day of gorilla tracking adventure.
  • Assemble at the park headquarters for a briefing in the morning together with your trekking gear and drinking water and ascend in the forest to track the gorillas.
  • After tracking, return to Kigali (in the evening early enough for your departure flight, in case it is scheduled in the evening) or transfer to your hotel in Kigali.
  • End of Tour

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Bars / RestaurantsWifiLaundry ServiceHotel / LodgeHikingOff Road / 4x4
Half Board
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Total package price from: 2 310

Standard Terms and Conditions

  • Prices are per person sharing
  • Prices shown here are very much a guideline, contact us to discuss your specific requirements so that we can quote for your unique needs and in your preferred currency
  • Services are subject to availability at the time of booking confirmation
  • A visa is required to visit Rwanda
  • Yellow Fever certificates are required for visitors to East Africa

INCLUDED:

  • Gorilla Tracking Permits
  • Fulltime English speaking guide
  • Transport costs
  • Accommodation, as specified on a sharing basis
  • Meals as specified
  • Activities as specified
  • Accommodation taxes, applicable Tourism Levies and Value Added Tax

EXCLUDED:

  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Any meals not specified
  • Any activities not specified
  • Unspecified park and entrance fees
  • Any scheduled flights
  • Cancellation, baggage, medical and evacuation insurance
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