3 days Rwanda Gorilla tracking adventure.

Safari summary.

This 3 days gorilla tracking safari in Rwanda will give you a perfect weekend get way from Kigali the capital to the volcanoes National park , home of the only surviving mountain  gorillas. This adventure includes Gorilla tracking as well as a life time cultural experience of the Ibyuwachu cultural performance after gorilla tracking.  Travers the virunga massif which is home to over 400 gorillas.

Safari Highlights:

  • Gorilla tracking experience.
  • Cultural performance from the Ibyuhacyu.
  • Visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial site.

Day 1:Arrive in Kigali and transfer to the Volcanoes National Park.
On arrival, your driver guide will  give you a detailed briefing about  your 3 days gorilla safari and later transfer to the northern province of Rwanda about 97 km from Kigali, about 2 hours drive. arrive at sun set and check in into your lodge for dinner and over night.

Meal Plane: Full Board.
Accommodation options: La_Bamboo Lodge ,Da-Vinci lodge, Mountain Gorilla view Lodge , Five Volcanoes lodge , Volcanoes lodge.

Day 2:  Gorilla tracking and Ibyuwachu cultural Experience.
Have yourself an early tasty breakfast, after which your drive  to the park headquarters about 20 minutes drive in  for briefing. Later embark on the amazing adventure which is gorilla tracking, in most cases this activity requires some specific clothing for hiking and rocky surfaces. On several occasions it takes between 1 to 6 hours to trek and trekkers are permitted to be with the gorillas for 1 hour for that incredible photo moment. It is really a nice experience seeing them play, guard each other, feed and socialize among others. While tracking, you stand a chance to see other animals like the golden monkeys,  as well as many bird species.
After trekking, you will join your guide at the starting point and head back  to the lodge; Have lunch and opt for a visit to one of the biggest cultural extravaganza , ibyuwachu for that memorable performance then after have a  relaxed evening at your lodge.

Day 3:Transfer back to Kigali:
Check out from  your lodge and transfer to Kigali. Depending on your flight time, you can take a visit to the historical 1994 Kigali Genocide museum,  go for that last moment shopping from local craft market for souvenirs and transfer to the airport for check in.

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