3 days gorilla trekking Rwanda Tour

3 days gorilla trekking Rwanda Tour

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Cost of 3 days gorilla trekking Rwanda Tour

Price: US$2,043.00

Rates are per person and based on 2 people sharing 1 room

Accommodation: Comfortable & Relaxed Lodge

Highlights of 3 days gorilla trekking Rwanda Tour

  • Gorilla trekking 
  • Visit the Genocide Memorial center
  • Meet the friendly locals 
  • Visit the Twin Lakes of Burera and Ruhondo
  • Visit to the cultural center
  • Gorilla permits included!

Overview for 3 days gorilla trekking Rwanda Tour

This 3 day trip will take you to visit the Volcanoes National Park the home of Mountain Gorillas and Golden monkeys and you will get a chance to visit the Twin Lakes of Burera and Ruhondo

 

You will join the local brew makers to understand the chemistry of the process of brewing a local beer from bananas

 

These Magnificent twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo and its Swamp Rugezi are the excellent photogenic, serene and scenic places for Bird watching activity.

 

Also you will visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial Center, a place of remembrance & learning. The Kigali Genocide Memorial is the final resting place for more than 250,000 victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi

Itinerary for 3 days gorilla trekking Rwanda Tour

Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Musanze - Volcanoes National Park

 

Transfer from Kigali to Musanze on you first day of 3 days gorilla trekking Rwanda Tour.

 

Our guide/ driver will pick you up from either Kigali Airport OR your hotel in Kigali and your day starts with a complimentary Kigali city tour. 

 

Named in 1907 by Dr. Richard Kandt, the first colonial resident governor of Rwanda, Kigali city is surrounded by lush green hills and is referred to as 'the land of a thousand hills'. 

 

Visit interesting spots which may include the craft market, Gisozi genocide memorial site and Kigali museum.

 

Afterwards depart for a 2 hour drive to Musanze, the second largest town in Rwanda, with its stunning backdrop of five volcanic mountains – The Virungas. 

 

Arrive at Red Rocks Intercultural Exchange Center for lunch before joining the local brew makers to understand the chemistry of the process of brewing a local beer from bananas. 

 

If you find the activity interesting enough you can join the women in squeezing the juice out of the bananas and drink a glass of juice (optional). 

 

Understand how long juice takes to turn into alcohol after adding in sorghum flour.

 

Enjoy a big glass of our local brew if you feel like it! Among other activities they also do basket weaving in this local community, an activity which supports local families financially. Later drive to your hotel for dinner and overnight.

 

Travel time: 2 hrs

 

Meal plan: Lunch & Dinner

 

Lodge: The Garden place Hotel

 

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

 

After an early morning breakfast on your second day of 3 days gorilla trekking Rwanda Tour, you will transfer to the park headquarters together with your packed lunch early enough to be briefed about the code of conduct while with the gorillas.

 

This will be followed by entering the forest in search of the gorillas in the forest which may take 2-6 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas in the jungle. Meet and stay with the gorillas for a maximum of one hour. 

 

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Lodge: The Garden Place Hotel

 

Day 3: Transfer from volcanoes National Park to Kigali

 

Today is your day for packing, have breakfast take a visit to the Twin Lakes of Burera and Ruhondo on your last day of 3 days gorilla trekking Rwanda Tour.

 

These Magnificent twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo and its Swamp Rugezi are the excellent photogenic, serene and scenic places for Bird watching activity.

 

Later transfer to Kigali airport for your outbound flight. On your way and if the weather favors you will get some stopovers to admire the scenery and the beautiful terraced hills.

 

After the tour you will proceed to the airport for your flight to your next destination.

 

Travel Time: 2 hours 

 

Meal plan: Breakfast

 

End of 3 days gorilla trekking Rwanda Tour

Included

  • Park fees (for non-residents)
  • Gorilla permit at $1,500.00 
  • All activities (unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation (unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Emergency evacuation
  • Round trip airport transfer
  • Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section) 
  • Bottled water throughout the trip

 

Excluded

  • International flights (from/to home)
  • Drinks
  • Visa fees

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