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This is an excellent safari taking you close to the world’s endangered mountain gorillas in Rwanda's remarkable Volcanoes National Park. You will enjoy an exhilarating tour with great opportunities to encounter other animals such as black and white colobus monkey, elephants, golden monkeys and many bird species.
At guest hotel
After arriving at Kigali airport, you will be welcomed by our driver guide who will take you for a city tour to various sites in the city. Among the sites you will tour in Kigali include Gisozi genocide memorial site, local art and craft market. Have lunch and then transfer to Ruhengeri in the Parc National des Volcans.
As early as 6:30 am, have breakfast and then transfer to the National Park Headquarters for a briefing before the trek. At 8:00 am you will start to hike into the forest with an armed guide following specific trails in search of the allocated gorilla family. The time taken to meet gorillas varies between an hour and several hours depending on the gorilla movements in the forest as they seek food. After reaching the gorilla family, you will spend an hour with them, as allowed by the park authority. Afterwards you descend back to the lodge. In the afternoon, go for a cultural performance or nature walk.
After breakfast you transfer to the Ibyawacu Cultural Village where you will be introduced to the traditional Rwanda culture through traditional dances, poems, and dressing codes, among others. Return to the lodge for a hot lunch and then transfer to Kigali for your onward flight.
Cancel up to 14 days before Tour Starting time and get 50% refund