3 Days Gorilla Tracking Rwanda ( Gorilla Trekking Volcanoes )

3-days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda will offer you a memorable wildlife adventure, tracking Mountain Gorillas of Rwanda in Volcanoes National Park is an interesting place to visit that will offer you a memorable experience with these gentle giants. Rwanda has up to ten families/groups¬†of Mountain Gorillas that have been habituated in Volcanoes National Park for this incredible experience. After the gorilla trekking experience in Volcanoes National Park, the Safari winds off with a tour of Kigali, one of Africa’s most vibrant and progressive capital cities.

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3 days Gorilla trekking
Mountain Gorilla Trekking In Volcano National Park

Highlights for 3 days Gorilla trekking Rwanda Safari

  • Travel to Volcanoes National Park Ruhengeri
  • Gorilla trekking in the volcanoes park
  • Visit the genocide memorial
  • Cultural Dance by Iby’iwacu cultural village people
  • Cultural tour and travel to Kigali city for a tour

Detailed Itinerary for 3 days Gorilla trekking Rwanda

Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Volcanoes National Park

You will be picked up from the hotel or airport and you will begin your journey travelling northwards to the Volcanoes National Park. Check into your hotel and relax for the rest of the day whilst enjoying the spectacular views of the mountain scenery of the Virunga Volcanoes Mountain and the rolling hills. Meals and overnight at your booked safari lodge.

3 days Gorilla trekking
Gorilla tracking Volcanoes National Park

Accommodation options

  • Up Market: Mountain Gorilla View lodge
  • Mid – range : Le Bambou gorilla lodge
  • Budget:Kinigi Guesthouse
  • Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Mountain Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

You will wake up pretty early around 6:30 am for breakfast and get your packed lunch to transfer to the park headquarters for the briefing before your Gorilla tracking experience. You will be assigned rangers and allocated a particular Gorilla family you shall track. Note that Volcanoes National Park has up to 10 habituated Gorilla groups available for the trekking experience.

Each Gorilla group is tracked by not more than 8 travellers in a single day. After allocation and briefing from the rangers, you will transfer to the trekking point just outside Volcanoes National Park. When you finally get an encounter with these gentle giants, you may get a maximum of one hour with them to take pictures and observe them after you will return to meet your driver at the starting point and thereafter transfer to your lodge for dinner and overnight

3 days Gorilla trekking
Mountain Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Accommodation options

  • Up Market: Mountain Gorilla View lodge
  • Mid – range : Le Bambou gorilla lodge
  • Budget: Kinigi Guesthouse
  • Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Cultural Experience tour with a return to Kigali for a city tour

Wake up too early to have a delicious breakfast and after checking out of your safari lodge. It will be quite an early morning because you will be transferring from Volcanoes National Park and heading to the Iby’iwacu cultural village for a great dance and cultural performance by the Rwandese people. You will get to visit the local markets and purchase some authentic Rwandese souvenirs such as crafts.

You will also get to visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial site where thousands of lost lives in the 1994 Rwanda Genocide are remembered and mourned. You will get a break for lunch and you will later be dropped off at any location you may prefer after your 3 days of Gorilla Tracking Rwanda. Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch

Things to Bring for 3 days Gorilla Tracking Rwanda Safari

  • A rain jacket is essential as it could unpredictably rain
  • Light clothes as the sun does shine pretty bright in this part
  • Torch is essential for safety purposes
  • A-Zoom lens Camera for photographs
  • A good insect repellent to keep those persistent insects away
  • Boots to use in Jungle of Volcanoes

3-Days Gorilla Trekking Volcanoes National Park Includes;

  • Airport transfers pick up and drop off
  • Meals per itinerary
  • Pure Bottled drinking water
  • Driver allowance
  • Private Safari Vehicle
  • Gorilla tracking permits
  • En-route lunches
  • All activities
  • Iby’iwacu Cultural Village

3-Days Gorilla Trekking Volcanoes National Park Excludes;

  • Airfares
  • Uganda Visa
  • Luxury drinks
  • Laundry
  • Tips to a local guide
  • Telephone fees
  • Porter fees when tracking
  • Insurance and shopping