4 Day Rwandan Gorilla Trek

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$3000
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
4 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Very Active - Trekking, mountain biking, kayaking
Safari type:
Camping safaris Camping
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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Although it could theoretically be achieved in 3 days, we recommend the shortest gorilla trekking itinerary takes 4 days, giving you time to learn about the remarkable, albeit violent, history of Rwanda, and to allow you to take in the exhaustingly beautiful scenery and wonderful people.

Arrive Kigali
On arrival at Kigali International Airport you will  be met and transferred to the city centre to spend your first night.
Accommodation:        Option A: Kigali Serena Hotel
                                            Option B: Kigali Serena Hotel
                                            Option C: Inside Afrika Guesthouse


Day 02        Volcanoes National Park
This morning you will be collected by your private guide and taken on a city tour, including a visit to the Genocide Memorial, before heading north to the Volcanoes National Park.  The scenery is unendingly beautiful, and numerous photo opportunities present themselves.
Accommodation:        Option A: Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge
                                            Option B: Volcanoes Virunga Lodge
                                            Option C: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge


Day 03        Volcanoes National Park
You will wake up early this morning, and with much excitement, as you are taken to the meeting point for your gorilla trekking experience.   You will be assigned a group before starting your trek up the slopes into the lush forest of Volcanoes National Park.   Once with the gorillas you will have an amazing 1 hour to observe them, holding your breath as they forage in the foliage around you.                                                 
Accommodation:        Option A: Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge
                                            Option B: Volcanoes Virunga Lodge
                                            Option C: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge


Day 04        Day of Departure
This morning you will be driven back to Kigali and dropped off at the airport in time for your departure flight.

If you have the time to extend your trip, a stay on Lake Kivu is highly recommended, and will provide you with a "bush and beach" safari with a difference.
                                               

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Kigali Serena Hotel
  • Inside Afrika Guesthouse
  • Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge
  • Volcanoes Virunga Lodge
  • Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

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African Ubuntu Safaris

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- Our main focus is: Mid-level safaris
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T: +61 2 9877 6789
Since: Dec 2013

Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

African buffalo
African buffalo
Hyena
Hyena
Mountain gorilla
Mountain gorilla

Activities you can do

Bird watching
Bird watching
Cultural / Tribal visits
Cultural / Tribal visits
Photography
Photography
Shopping/markets
Shopping/markets
Trekking
Trekking
Farm visits
Farm visits
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