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4 Days Gorilla Trekking

4 Days Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda

4 Days Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda

$1800 / per person
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This 4 Days Gorilla & Chimps Trekking in Rwanda brings you face-to-face encounter with these endangered great apes in their natural habitat. This safari starts and ends in Kigali. We begin with Volcanoes National Park for gorilla trekking, stopover at Lake Kivu Serena lodge,  proceed to Nyungwe Forest National Park for chimpanzee tracking, and then return to Kigali.

4 Days, 3 Nights
13+ Age
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Kigali/Kigali
  • Departure Time
    8:30am
  • Return Time
    5:00pm
  • Dress Code
    Safari Wear - Ruhengeri area is located at 2400 meters above sea level and is chilly early morning and evening. While trekking, it can rain unexpectedly, hence waterproof clothing is a good essential including zip lock bags for cameras and film. You will also need boots that can cope with some mud.
  • Included
    Accommodation
    Entrance/Green fees
    Flying Doctors Service
    Game drives as per itinerary
    Ground transfers
    Professional Tour Guide
    Public liability insurance cover
  • Not Included
    5 Star Accommodation
    Airport Transfer
    All airport taxes and visas
    All optional excursion fees
    All personal expenses
    Any other extras
    Breakfast
    Golf Caddy fees
    Golf cart hire
    Green Fees
    International and domestic flights
    Park Entrance Fees
    Personal Guide
    Personal Travel/Medical Insurance
    Return Flights to Mombasa
    Tips to Guides/Porters/Caddy

Tour Plan

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Day 1:- Kigali

Upon arrival at Kigali International Airport, you will be met by our representative and be transferred to your hotel for overnight.
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Day 2 – Kigali - Volcanoes National Park

Breakfast at the hotel, followed by a City Tour of Kigali. Visit the Kandt museum, see old Kigali and the craft centres then visit the genocide memorial site. Learn about Rwanda’s history from pre-colonial times to the 1994 genocide; learn about other genocides in the world and how this country has dealt with that past. Tour more and see the new developments in Rwanda; the recovery has been incredible, a testament to humankind’s resilience. Lunch in Kigali and later you drive to Ruhengeri, 21/2 hrs arriving in the early evening at the Volcanoes National Park HQs. Dinner and overnight at a Lodge. In the evenings, Optional Intore, Cultural Dancers troupe will spice your stay with memorable Rwandan dances. (at an extra cost).
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Day 3 – Volcanoes /Lake Kivu

After an early breakfast, you will be transferred to the Volcanoes National Park HQs for your first day of trekking. Briefing by your trackers then drive to the trail head for the start of your amazing Gorilla Tracking adventure. NB:- Porters may be hired for the trek to carry your backpack and gear at US$ 10 per person/per day. We advise that you utilize this service. Your trek again starts in the cultivated foothills of the Virunga’s offering stirring views in all directions. When it enters the national park, trekkers will be immersed in the mysterious intimacy of the rainforest, alive with the colorful bird calls, chattering golden monkeys, littered with fresh spoor of the mountains’ elusive buffalo and elephant. Through gaps in the canopy, the magnificent peaks are glimpsed, among the highest in Africa yet easily accessible, beckon an ascent. Weaving through overhanging vines, moss-covered hagenia trees and giant lobelias that thrive in the tropical climate, our experienced trackers, who have spent their entire lives in or close to this forest, soon bring us up close with one of the Gorilla Families. Upon sighting the gorillas, you will stay with them for a magical hour as they go about their daily life, feeding, playing, resting; raising their young. Coming face to face with a giant silverback must truly be one of the greatest wildlife experiences on earth! After the trek, rejoin your driver Guide for a transfer to your lodge for lunch. After lunch,depart from foothills of the volcanoes and drive to Lake Kivu Serena arriving in the evening. Afternoon at leisure to enjoy optional activities offered at an extra cost. Overnight at Lake Kivu Serena.
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Day 4: – Kigali / Departure

After breakfast, you spend the morning at leisure to enjoy optional activities and later you depart eastwards past coffee, tea and banana plantations on a scenic drive to Kigali. Everything and everywhere, sheer green and hanging on the hills; Rwanda truly - land of a thousand fertile green hills. (Approximately 3 hrs). Transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

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