+256 755 573 486 info@wildernessofafrica.com

2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trek & Mount Bisoke Hike

0
Price
The tour is not available yet.

Proceed Booking

Save To Wish List

Adding item to wishlist requires an account

225

2 Days Rwanda Gorilla ,The 2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trek and Mount Bisoke Hike is a thrilling short tour involving two of Rwanda’s most popular and exciting tourist activities, conducted within Volcanoes National Park.

Volcanoes National Park in the Northern Province of Rwanda was established in 1925 to save the Mountain gorillas that were being threatened and currently there are 10 habituated gorilla families to be tracked in this Park. This Park is also a home to five of the eight Virunga Volcanoes and for your 2 days Rwanda Gorilla Trek and Mount Bisoke Hike you will be hiking one of these Volcanoes. Mount Bisoke is a dormant Virunga Volcano with a height of 3711 meters above sea level.

What to expect with the 2 days Rwanda Gorilla Trek and Mount Bisoke Hike

  • A chance to trek one of the 10 habituated gorilla families in Volcanoes National Park.
  • One hour with the habituated gorilla family.
  • A physically demanding hike to the peak of Mount Bisoke.
  • Smooth ride to the Park and back with our customized 4WD Vehicle.
  • Breathtaking views of Rwanda’s rolling hills and other Virunga Volcanoes.
  • Birding opportunities.
  • A chance to see other mammals, butterflies species, flora species and interesting attractions in Volcanoes National Park.

Itinerary highlights of the 2 days Rwanda Gorilla trek and Mount Bisoke Hike

Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park and the Mount Bisoke Hike.

Day 2: Gorilla trekking and return to Kigali.

Detailed itinerary of the 2 days Rwanda Gorilla Trek and Mount Bisoke Hike

Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park and Mount Bisoke Hike

This short and exciting 2 days Rwanda Gorilla Trek and Mount Bisoke Hike tour starts with an early morning pickup by our company representative from either Kigali International Airport or your place of residence for a smooth 2-3 hours’ drive to Volcanoes National Park.

Arrive the Volcanoes National Park Headquarters by 7:00am for a hot cup of coffee/tea then morning briefing and registration for the invigorating Mount Bisoke Hike before proceeding to the trailhead.  With your packed lunch and Mountain hiking gear, Engage in a 4-5 hours’ hike to the top of Mount Bisoke. Upon reaching the peak, enjoy your packed lunch uphill before returning to the bottom. Descending this Mountain usually takes 2-3 hours and later return to the Lodge to freshen-up, relax, have dinner and overnight.

Dinner and overnight at:

  • Luxury: Virunga Lodge or Mountain Gorilla View Lodge.
  • Midrange: La Bambou Gorilla Lodge or Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge.
  • Budget: Kinigi Guesthouse or Muhabura Hotel

Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner

Drive time: 2-3 hours

Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking and Return to Kigali

Enjoy your breakfast and head to Kinigi Park Headquarters by 7:00am for the highlight of your 2 days Rwanda Gorilla Trek and Mount Bisoke Hike. Begin the activity with a morning briefing on the guidelines of tracking or how to behave when in the presence of the mountain gorillas. After several hours to hiking and trekking, you will locate the habituated gorilla family and spend one hour to have a clear observation of their behavior while taking photographs and videos of your unforgettable encounter.

After the one hour encounter with the gorilla family, retrieve to the starting point where our company driver/guide will be waiting for drop off at either your place of residence in Kigali or the Airport.

Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch (optional).

End of your 2 days Rwanda Gorilla Trek and Mount Bisoke Hike

Request a Quote