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Rwanda Gorilla Treks, Safaris & Trips


A gorilla visit can entail anything from an hour to several hours trekking through the forest, led by experienced trackers, ending with one full hour observing these incredible animals. The trek will lead you from quaint farmlands through the dense rainforests of the Parcs de Volcans .
Rwanda is considered the ‘Switzerland of Africa’ for its breathtaking mountainous landscapes. You may spot golden monkeys or see buffalo, bush duiker and a wide variety of bird life. The high point, of course, will be spending an hour with these gentle giants as they go about their daily life feeding, playing, resting and caring for their young.
One of the greatest wildlife experiences on earth.
The rest of the time can be spent on a Golden Monkey trek or simply enjoying the surrounding vistas.  We also recommend a visit to the impressive and moving Genocide Museum in Kigali.

3 Days / 2 Nights:
Day 1. Arrive Kigali,
Arrival , City tour and transfer at Volcanoes National park
On this day you will be received by our representative in Kigali, depends on arrival time, your Guide may suggest you to do Kigali City tour which includes visiting Genocide memorial site, Nyamata church, Ntarama, Kaplaki crafts shop, Ivuka art, and inema art center. Have lunch in Kigali later transfer to Volcanoes national park ( 3 hours drive) then check-in at Chez Lando Hotel/Hotel Gorillas for overnight accommodation on Bed/Breakfast.
Mid Range:  Hotel Gorillas.
Budget   :  Chez Lando.

Day 2. Gorilla Trek,
Early morning breakfast and transfer with picnic lunches through the winding road arriving at Musanze at day break. The reservations office will provide the morning entertainment by the traditional dancers over a cup of coffee or Tea before allocation the gorilla groups to trek. From here, the day’s Rwanda gorilla trek begins with the guides leading a group of 8 people towards the saddle of the Mount Muhabura or Sabyinyo to find the Mountain gorillas. The trekking will take a couple of minutes finding them and later, you will be allowed an hour viewing and taking pictures of these gentle Apes in their natural habitat. Later, you will have a picnic lunch or lunch at your overnight Hotel before dinner and overnight at Hotel Muhabura / Le Bambou Lodge.
Mid Range: Le Bambou Lodge.
Budget   :  Hotel Muhabura..

Day 3. Transfer to Kigali Airport.
Morning breakfast and transfer to Kigali on a 2 hour road transit. Later, have a brief visit of the clean city of Kigali and have an optional visit of the Genocide Memorial before heading to Kigali International Airport to catch your flight back home.

End of Trip

Cost includes:
Accommodation for 2 nights on Full board.
Transport using 4x4 Land cruiser with A/C
1 Gorilla permit per person
1 Golden monkey permit per person
Entrance fees at Genocide memorial site
Expenses of driver Guide
Bottled Mineral water
All Government taxes are inclusive

Cost Excludes:
International flight, Visa
Travel insurance
Tips for the Guide
Drinks such as alcohol
All personal Expenditures of all nature

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Climate from June to mid-September:
this is the long, dry season and could be considered ideal for gorilla trekking if you want to maximize your chances of clear skies and dry walking conditions.
Climate from October to November:
the short rainy season, followed by a brief dry season from December to February.
Climate from March to May:
heavy rains could make trekking conditions wetter in the lush mountains of the Parcs des Volcans.