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4-Day Gorilla Trekking Tour of Rwanda

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    Rwanda is home to nearly 40% of the remaining Mountain Gorilla population in the world. The country is also blessed with magnificent scenery complemented by the Virunga Mountain ranges. The tour focuses on Gorilla trekking in Virunga National Park and also offers an opportunity for a city tour in the capital Kigali.

    Day 1: Arrival in Kigali Airport and Transfer to Accommodation

    Upon arrival at Kigali International Airport in Rwanda and after finalizing the formalities, you shall be welcomed by your guide who will transfer you to your Hotel. You will relax at the guest house or take a stroll around the calm streets of Kigali City.

    Main Destination: Kigali (City)

    Accommodation: Inside Afrika Boutique Hotel

    Mid-range hotel located in or near Kigali

    Meals & Drinks: Breakfast (Lunch & dinner included)

    Drinking water included


    Day 2: Drive to Musanze

    After breakfast you will drive to Musanze town near Volcanoes National Park. The journey goes through the beautiful terraced hillsides that show much of Rwanda’s landscape, gradually climbing to the base of the awesome Virunga volcanoes, sometimes with as many as five peaks visible.

    Main Destination: Musanze (City)

    Accommodation: Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge

    Mid-range lodge located just outside Volcanoes NP

    Meals & Drinks: All meals included

    Drinking water included


    Day 3: Gorilla trekking and Batwa Community Visit

    After an early breakfast you will get up early and drive to Volcanoes National Park offices for briefing and then set off for Gorilla trekking. A thrilling trek through the refined foothills of the Virungas led by an experienced ranger Guide provides inspiring views in all directions. The rainforest is alive with calls of colorful birds and chattering of the rare golden monkey, and besieged with fresh spoor of the mountains’ elusive populations of buffalo and elephant. Gorilla trekking is quite strenuous but a worthwhile on encounter of these gentle giants. Spend time watching gorillas, watch the adults feeding their young ones, brushing and resting as the youngsters play from vines in a pleasurably playful display.

    Main Destination: Volcanoes National Park (Gorillas)

    Accommodation: Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge

    Mid-range lodge located just outside Volcanoes NP

    Meals & Drinks: All meals included

    Drinking water included


    Day 4: Drive to Kigali and departure

    Today, you will drive to Kigali town from Musanze. You will visit the genocide museum as well as have a short city Tour of the capital city. You will also visit a local market and get a chance to purchase souvenirs you will depart for the Airport and take your flight back home.

    Main Destination: Kigali International Airport (Airport/Airstrip)

    Accommodation: No accommodation (End of tour)

    Meals & Drinks: Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)

    Drinking water (Other drinks not included)


    Things Included

    Park fees

    Gorilla permits

    All activities

    All accommodation

    A professional driver/guide

    All transportation

    All Taxes/VAT

    Roundtrip airport transfer


    Drinking water


    Things Excluded

    International flights

    Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour


    Personal items

    Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

    Some meals


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