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3 Day Rwanda Gorilla Tour


Highlight

One of Rwanda’s most prized treasures are its famous Mountain Gorillas which are found in its Volcanoes National Park. It is a unique and enjoyable experience to watch these gentle giants care for their young, going about their daily lives, feeding, eating, and playing. Make your vacation a very special adventure by trekking to track Gorillas in Rwanda!


Categories: Rwanda, Top Safaris


Price Ranges: USD $ 600- 1399

Activities:

  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Cultural Immersion
  • Wildlife Game Drive

Days: 2-3 Days


Activities:

  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Cultural Immersion
  • Wildlife Game Drive

Coming either from your hotel at Kigali (at a convenient time after lunch) or upon your arrival in Kigali International Airport, we will drive northwards to Musanze which is formely called Ruhengeri. We will pass by beautiful landscapes, fitting to be called “the land of a thousand hills.” We will arrive Musanze in the late afternoon, and check in our hotel.

Main destination: Musanze
Accommodation: Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge/Gorilla Nest Hotel/ Kinigi Guest House
Meals: Dinner is included

We begin the day early with an early breakfast since we need to be at the park headquarters at Kinigi for the briefing at 0700H. Packed lunch will be prepared by our accommodation. This activity may take 2-8 hours, depending on the sightings and the movement of the gorillas and primates. Mountain Gorillas are the most endangered ape species in the world, with only about 700 left worldwide, they are mostly found at the intersection of Rwanda, Uganda, and Democratic Republic of Congo. But with conservation efforts, it is said that their population is now slowly increasing. Gorillas’ disposition is generally nonaggressive and calm unless they feel threatened. Your visit to these Mountain Gorillas are contributing to their preservation, the funds generated from the permits you have purchased will revert to their conservation.


After the day’s activity, we go back to our accommodation, have dinner, and rest for the night.

Main destination: Volcanoes National Park
Accommodation: Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge/Gorilla Nest Hotel/ Kinigi Guest House
Meals: All meals are included

After breakfast, we drive back to Kigali. We will take you to either the Kigali International Airport if you are catching a flight or your respective hotel in Kigali if you will be staying the night. We will have lunch on the drive back. Depending on how much time we have, we can visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial and, the Caplaki Craft Village.

The Kigali Genocide Memorial is located in Gasabo District in Gisozi, 10 minutes away from the town center. This memorial honors the lives of more than a million of Rwandans that perished in defending peace and education. It is also the final resting place of about 250,000 Rwandans who were victims of the Tutsi. Apart from the cemetery, there is a library, a museum, and a photo gallery.

The Caplaki Craft Village has 38 independent stalls selling a varied selection of Rwandan handicrafts including masks and carvings, and banana-fiber products. The village is good to buy your souvenirs.

Main destination: Kigali International Airport/Kigali City
Accommodation: None, end of tour
Meals: Breakfast and lunch are included

Price per person:


1 adult (1 room) 2 adults (1 room) 3 adults (1 room) 4 adults ( 2 rooms) 5 adults (2 rooms)
  $1,190 $1,150 $1,110 $1,106