Rwanda gorilla trekking safari Overview
AYINZA SAFARIS will take you for a 4 day Rwanda gorilla trekking safari even when you have less for this safari. Staying at Budget facilities; it is possible and these are clean, safe, with good food. You can stay here for your gorilla experience and many budget clients find this memorable for less than they expect. Book with us at anytime and we will make it a reality for you and your travel partners.
Day 1 Rwanda gorilla trekking safari: Arrival at Kigali Airport
Upon arrival at Kigali International Airport, you will be met by our company representative, outside the airport and they will transfer you to your respective hotels. Spend your night at Step Town Motel (Budget). Meal plan: Bed and Breakfast.
Day 2 Rwanda gorilla trekking safari: Kigali/Volcanoes National Park
Have breakfast at the hotel. Proceed for a city tour of Kigali, (cost of city tour included).The history of Rwanda dates back centuries, Kigali has been part of it for a 100 years. Founded in 1907 as a German settlement, Kigali did not become the capital until Rwanda’s independence in 1962 when it replaced the colonial seat of power in Butare.
Visit the Kandt museum, see old Kigali and the craft centers then, visit the genocide memorial site. Learn about Rwanda’s history from pre-colonial times to the 1994 genocide; learn about other genocides in the world and how this country has dealt with that past. Tour more and see the new developments in Rwanda, the recovery has been incredible a testament to humankind’s resilience. Later depart Kigali and drive to Ruhengeri (about 3hrs drive) arriving in time for lunch at the Volcanoes National Park Head quarters. Spend your evening, leisure, and overnight at Kinigi Guest House (budget). Meal plan: Full Board.
Day 3 Rwanda Gorilla trekking safari: Volcanoes National Park gorilla trekking
Early breakfast. Transfer to the Volcanoes National Park Head quarters for briefing and begin your first day of trekking. After briefing by the park rangers, our driver will transfer you to the trail head for the start of your amazing Gorilla Tracking adventure. You will be accompanied by armed game rangers to ensure maximum security. Porters may be hired for the trek to carry your backpack and gear.
Your trek again starts in the cultivated foothills of Virunga, offering stirring views in all directions. After entry into the national park, trekkers will be immersed in the mysterious intimacy of the rain forest, alive with the colorful bird calls, chattering golden monkeys, littered with fresh spoor of the mountains elusive buffalo and elephant. Through gaps in the canopy, the magnificent peaks are glimpsed, among the highest in Africa, yet easily accessible, beckon an ascent.
Weaving through overhanging vines, moss-covered hagenia trees and giant lobelias that thrive in the tropical climate, our experienced trackers, who have spent their entire lives in or close to this forest, soon bring us up close with one of the Gorilla families.
Upon sighting the gorillas, you will stay with them for a magical hour as they go about their daily life, feeding, playing, resting; raising their young. Coming face to face with a giant Silverback must truly be one of the greatest wildlife experiences on earth! After the trek, rejoin your driver/guide for a transfer to your lodging place for lunch. Spend an afternoon of leisure and enjoy optional activities offered at an extra cost. Have dinner and overnight at Kinigi Guest House. Meal plan: Full Board.
Day 4 Rwanda gorilla trekking safari: Volcanoes National Park
Have breakfast at the lodge. The registration is a simple process. Then depart for the golden monkey tracking returning to the lodge in time for your lunch. After lunch, depart from foothills of the volcanoes and drive south past coffee, tea and banana plantations on a scenic drive to Kigali. Everything and everywhere, sheer green and hanging on the hills; Rwanda truly – a land of a thousand fertile green hills. (About 3hrs drive). Drop off at your hotel or place of residence in Kigali for a night. Meal plan: Dinner and Breakfast. End of Our Services.
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