Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights Destination: Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda
Day 1: Arrival in Kigali
Upon your arrival at Kigali International Airport, our representative will warmly welcome you and transfer you to your hotel in Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda. Take the rest of the day to relax and acclimate to the beautiful surroundings.
Day 2: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park
After breakfast, embark on a scenic drive to Volcanoes National Park, located in the Virunga Mountains. Enjoy the breathtaking views of the rolling hills and terraced landscapes along the way. Upon arrival, check in to your lodge and spend the afternoon exploring the nearby villages or relaxing in the tranquil setting of the park.
Day 3: Gorilla Trekking Experience
Today is the highlight of your safari adventure – the gorilla trekking experience. After an early breakfast, head to the park headquarters for a briefing by the park rangers. You’ll be assigned to a gorilla family group and begin your trek into the dense rainforest in search of these majestic creatures. Once you locate the gorillas, spend a precious hour observing and photographing them in their natural habitat. The experience of being in close proximity to these gentle giants is truly awe-inspiring. After the trek, return to your lodge and spend the evening reliving the incredible encounter.
Day 4: Golden Monkey Trekking and Departure
On your final day, embark on a thrilling golden monkey trekking experience. These playful and endangered primates are endemic to the region and offer a unique wildlife encounter. Observe their lively behavior and enjoy the scenic beauty of the forest. After the trek, return to your lodge for lunch before bidding farewell to Volcanoes National Park. Our representative will transfer you back to Kigali, where you can catch your departure flight or extend your stay to explore more of Rwanda.
Please note that gorilla permits are limited and subject to availability. It is recommended to book your tour well in advance to secure the permits.