Rwanda Gorilla Safari – 4 days Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Tour in Parc des Volcanoes
This is a 4 days Rwanda gorilla safari takes you to for mountain gorilla tracking in Volcanoes National park of Rwanda. Together with Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda protects the few remaining 700 mountain gorillas in the world. Looking into the deep expressive brown eyes of the remaining gentle giants from Rwanda is surely the most exciting and memorable encounter that you can’t easily get elsewhere in the world. Apart from mountain gorilla tracking, other safari activities include golden monkey tracking treks to Dian Fossey’s grave, mountain climbing of Mount Muhavura of Rwanda etc
Day 1: Travel to Volcanoes National Park
Have breakfast to transfer to Parc National des Volcans. The journey will take you through Mbarara to Kisoro offering sceneries of the beautiful terraced hills, plantations and traditional homesteads. Through Kabale you will cross the Uganda –Rwanda boarder to enter Rwanda and relax at the Volcanoes Virunga Lodge.
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking in Rwanda
Go to the park headquarters for briefing before setting off to the mountain slopes to search for the largest primates. It is an exhilarating experience on encountering of the gorillas. This takes about a full day but it dependant on their movement. Dinner and overnight at Volcanoes Virunga Lodge (FB).
Day 3: Gorilla Tracking/ Golden Monkey Tracking
You may go gorilla tracking again in PNV or go visit the golden monkeys alternatively you may climb the Muhavura volcanoes, or trek the Dian Fossey’s grave. Dinner and Volcanoes Virunga Lodge (FB).
Day 4: Kigali City / Transfer to Kampala
You may leave for Kigali or Kampala depending on where your departure flight is. You will go for a city tour in Kigali, to visit the market, a pottery project, handicraft shops, the genocide memorial and Franco-Rwandan cultural centre and many. You will then be transferred to the airport to catch your flight.
End of the safari