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3 days Rwanda gorilla,  3 days gorilla safari Rwanda ushers you to Volcanoes National Park a haven to about 30% of 1063 mountain gorillas which today still exist in the world. Gorilla trekking is limited to only 8 visitors per habituated gorilla family every day and 10 groups are currently available for you to engage in this remarkable experience. These include Karisimbi, Agashya, Sabyinyo, Uganda, Umubano, Amahoro, Bwenge, Kwitonda, Hirwa, and Susa A group. This gorilla safari tour also includes a cultural safari in Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village and Kigali city tour. Your 3 days gorilla safari Rwanda begins and ends in Kigali capital city.

Activities to do on 3 days gorilla safari Rwanda

  • Mountain gorilla trekking
  • Cultural tour in Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village
  • Kigali city tour

Brief itinerary of your 3 days gorilla safari Rwanda

Day 1: Drive from Kigali to Volcanoes National Park

Day 2: Gorilla trekking and a visit to Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village

Day 3: Kigali city tour and departure

Day 1: Drive from Kigali to Volcanoes National Park

Pick up by your tour leader after breakfast at the hotel in Kigali or on arrival at Kigali Airport. You will have a quick briefing on what you should expect on your gorilla safari holiday and then head to Northwest to Volcanoes National Park, a journey that will cover between 2 and 3 hours. Enjoy the mesmerizing view of the Virunga Massifs and other scenic rolling hills en-route. Arrive early and check in at your preferred gorilla safari lodge to spend the rest of your evening and night as you wait to actual gorilla trek the next day.

Where to stay in Volcanoes National Park

  • Luxury: Five Volcanoes Lodge, Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
  • Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge, Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge
  • Kinigi Guesthouse, Muhabura Hotel

Day 2: Gorilla trekking and visit to Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village

After you have had the best of your cup of tea or coffee, your driver will connect you to Kinigi to be briefed on gorilla trekking rules and also for you to have insight on what you should expect in the wild. As you wait for actual briefing, you will enjoy the traditional dances accompanied by a hot and tasty Rwandan coffee.

The park official will allocate to you one gorilla group and the ranger guide will take you on a search for these apes starting at 8:00am. Depending on your speed of hike and location of gorilla family, your gorilla trek may take between 2 and 6 hour which covers one hour which you will have face to face with these primates, take their pictures and learn more about their daily behaviors. Later, return to relax and in the afternoon/evening, visit the Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village to enjoy the best Rwandese dances, music performances, explore their lifestyles, traditions and many more.

Where to stay in Volcanoes National Park

  • Luxury: Five Volcanoes Lodge, Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
  • Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge, Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge
  • Kinigi Guesthouse, Muhabura Hotel

Day 3: Kigali city tour and departure

Have breakfast early in the morning and after, check out of the gorilla safari lodge you spent the night. Return to Kigali and on early arrival, engage in Kigali city tour expecting to explore Kigali/Gisozi genocide site, national museum, markets and others. You will have lunch at a hotel in Kigali then connect to the airport for your flight back home. This will conclude your 3 days gorilla safari Rwanda.

End of your 3 days gorilla safari Rwanda

Safari Inclusions

  •  Gorilla trekking permit
  •  Airport transfers
  •  Bottled drinking water
  •  Travel in 4×4 safari vehicle
  •  Fulltime English-speaking driver
  •  All relevant government taxes
  •  Activities in the travel plan but not the optional ones
  •  Game drives
  •  Boat cruise
  •  Park entry fees

Safari Exclusions

  •  International Flight fares
  •  Personal insurance
  •  Tipping
  •  Telephone calls
  •  Additional/optional activities
  •  Hotel fees before and after the trip
  •  Laundry services
  •  Beverages of personal interest
  •  Visa fees
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