This 4 days Gorilla safari to Rwanda starts and ends in Kigali- Rwanda. One gorilla permit for Parc Nationale des Volcanoes is included in the cost but the other gorilla tracking require other permits to be paid at time of booking. Having a chance to see some of the last remaining 700 mountain gorillas in the world is a wonderful experience. It offers you an opportunity to track gorillas two times. Parc Nationale des Volcanoes in Rwanda has five habituated gorilla families and tracking most groups in the afro-montane forest usually takes a few hours. You can also climb a volcano, visit the remains of Dian Fossey’s grave or visit the endangered golden monkey.
Below is the itinerary for 4days Rwanda Gorilla Tour
Day 1: Airport Arrival : 4 days Gorilla safari to Rwanda You are met on arrival at the airport by the safari guide and then transfer to Kigali. You get briefed about your safari and then after lunch leave for Parc Nationale des Volcanoes. The journey to the north goes through the beautiful terraced hillsides that show much of Rwanda’s landscape, gradually climbing to the base of the awesome Virunga volcanoes; sometimes five peaks can be seen.
Dinner & Overnight at Volcanoes Virunga Lodge (FB)
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking in Volcanoes Park : 4 days Gorilla safari to Rwanda Early morning, you will go gorilla tracking in Parc National des Volcans. Tracking the gorillas through the light mountain forest on the slopes of the Virunga is a wonderful experience. In case you are lucky; you can get to see the gorillas, spend an hour with them, and get back at the lodge in time for a late lunch. Some gorilla families however are more mysterious, and tracking can take a full day, especially when it is wet and muddy. Dinner & Overnight at Volcanoes Virunga Lodge (FB)
Day 3: Gorilla Tracking and Community Walk : 4 days Gorilla safari to Rwanda Wake up and have breakfast, then you go gorilla tracking again in Parc National des Volcans, you might have a chance to see what you missed seeing the previous day, this magical experience takes you about an hour and then visit Ross Carr’s orphanage, visit the local school and community projects. Dinner & Overnight at Volcanoes Virunga Lodge (FB)
Day 4: Kigali City Tour and RETURN HOME : 4 days Gorilla safari to Rwanda After breakfast, you will leave for Kigali. Go for a City tour including visits to the market, a pottery project, handicraft shops, the Franco-Rwandan cultural centre and the genocide memorial. Have lunch en route and then Transfer to the airport.