4 Days Rwanda gorilla excursion with 2 gorilla hiking adventures to Volcanoes national park Rwanda mountain gorillas in the jungle. This adventure includes exploring Kigali city, visit to the Ibyiwacu cultural village and golden monks trekking or Diane Fossey Hike.
Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Volcanoes national park
Pick up from either your hotel in Kigali or from the airport by our company representative who will take you on a tour of Kigali city to visit the gisozi genocide site, local markets and later hit the road driving north-wards to Volcanoes national park in Musanze province former Ruhengeri. Arrive late and check in to your lodge for dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge / Volcanoes Lodge ( Luxury), Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge / La Palme (Mid-range), Muhabura Hotel (Basic).
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking – Ibywacu Cultural Village
Up early for breakfast at your hotel, set off with the necessary tracking gear and packed lunch, you will move to the park headquarters for briefing, before proceeding with the ranger guides for the memorable adventure. The time taken hiking for gorillas highly depends on the moment of the gorillas since they are wildlife animals in the jungle. But your ranger guide has a rough idea where they maybe as he communicates with his colleagues who go earlier into the forest to track the gorilla movements. Its much advisable for you to be prepared with necessary gear and parked lunch as you begin the strenuous, but exciting adventure. A maximum of one hour is allowed with the Gorillas.
After the encounter, head to your hotel for lunch, and in the afternoon have a cultural experience at the Ibyiwacu cultural village to lear about the Banyarwanda culture. Dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Second Gorilla Tracking – Visit twin lake of Ruhondo & Burera
In the morning, you will headout early for another gorilla trekking adventure. You will enter the forest after a briefing from a ranger guide about gorilla trekking tips. Very much advisable to visit a different group from the one you visited the previous day. In the afternoon visit twin lakes of Ruhondo and Burera.
Day 3: Dian Fossey Tomb Hike and transfer to back Kigali
In the morning, you will need to go and the Dian Fossey tomb and the remains of the Karisoke research center. Have lunch and get ready for the trip back to Kigali and thereafter to the airport for your flight back home.
End of the safari.