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4 Days Luxury Rwanda Gorilla Trekking

4 Days Luxury Rwanda Gorilla Trekking

Gorillas in Volcanoes national park
A Gorilla family in Volcanoes national park.

A luxury Rwanda Gorilla trekking tour will take you to one of the most spectacular national parks in the world – the Volcanoes National Park.

Located in the Virunga Mountains in the northwest of the country, the park is home to 10 families of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas, as well as many other species of wildlife. A tour of the Volcanoes National Park is a must-do for any wildlife enthusiast. On the tour, you will be able to explore the magnificent volcanic landscape and observe the unique wildlife that calls it home. You will also be able to trek through the dense forest of the park, as well as visit the base of one of the volcanoes.

On a typical tour of Volcanoes National Park, you will be able to take in the sights and sounds of the park on a guided walk. You will get up close and personal with some of the park’s resident mountain gorillas, and you will also be able to observe some of the other wildlife that calls the park home, including black-fronted duikers, bush babies, and golden monkeys. Your tour will also include a visit to a local village, where you will be able to learn about the culture and traditions of the Rwandan people. You will be able to explore the village’s local markets, traditional food stalls, and craft stalls. A tour of Volcanoes National Park is a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience. You will be able to witness some of nature’s most amazing creatures in their natural habitat, while also learning about the culture and traditions of the Rwandan people. So, if you’re looking for an awe-inspiring experience, then a tour of Volcanoes National Park is definitely something you won’t want to miss.

Highlight

Gorilla trekking

High end/ luxury accommodation

Breathtaking sceneries

Day 1: Arrival and Kigali city tour

On arrival, your guide will welcome you to Africa’s safest and cleanest city-Kigali at Kigali international airport.

Drive to the hotel and check in as you prepare for tour briefing and city tour experience.

Kigali City Tour is the perfect way to explore Rwanda’s capital city. With its rich history, vibrant culture and breathtaking views, Kigali is a must-see destination for any traveler. On this tour, you can explore the city’s historical landmarks, take in its natural beauty, and learn about its fascinating culture.

Your tour will begin as you drive through the clean African streets to the Kigali Genocide Memorial, a poignant reminder of the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Here, you can pay your respects to the victims of the tragedy and learn about the country’s history.

The Rwandan Genocide is often referred to as one of the worst mass murders in world history. In April of 1994, a mass slaughter of ethnic Tutsis began in Rwanda, where a majority of Hutus, a group of people with a long-standing conflict with the Tutsis, brutally murdered an estimated 1,000,000 people in a matter of 100 days. The Rwandan Genocide was rooted in centuries of tension between the two communities, ultimately resulting in a genocide that left behind immense death, destruction, and grief.

Later in you will return to your hotel for a relaxed evening and an overnight stay.

Hotel: Kigali Marriot Hotel FB 

 

Day 2: Drive to Volcanoes national park

The drive to Volcanoes National Park is an adventure in itself. The roads are winding, curving around the hills and mountains, with stunning views of the lush green landscape and the distant volcanoes. It is a long drive, but it is worth it for the breathtaking scenery and the chance to experience the unique wildlife in the area. Once you arrive at the park, you will be amazed by the beauty of the area. The park is home to many species of animals, including mountain gorillas, buffaloes, elephants, and many more. The park is also home to five of the eight volcanoes in the Virunga Mountains, making it a great spot for a trek.

On arrival at the lodge, you will check in, have dinner and prepare for tomorrow’s lifetime adventure.

Wilderness Bisate in Volcanoes national park
Wilderness Bisate lodge in Volcanoes national park

Hotel : Wilderness Bisate lodge FB 

The Bisate Lodge is an amazing safari lodge located in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park. This luxurious lodge is located ideally on a hill facing the Karisimbi Volcano and is within easy reach of the local attractions and wildlife.

The lodge is made of a mix of suites that includes nine luxury villas made of local materials, making the lodge blend into the natural environment of the park. The suites and villas include private decks, day beds, seating areas and some even have outdoor showers. The hotel provides spectacular views of the park and its various species of animals and plants.

Day 3: Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes national park 

What to pack for Rwanda and Uganda HolidayOn this day, you will have the chance to observe these incredible apes in their natural habitat, as well as learn about the conservation efforts in place to protect them. Gorilla trekking requires an early morning start and involves a challenging hike through the rainforest. It is a physical trek, with steep slopes and muddy trails, but the reward at the end is worth it.

When you reach your destination, you will find yourself face to face with the mountain gorillas, and you will be able to observe them close up as they go about their daily lives. Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park is an amazing adventure that will stay with you long after you have returned home. It is a life-changing experience, and one that you will never forget.

In the evening, there is an optional visit to the  Dian Fossey’s campus close to the park. Here, you will learn more about the work of the late Dian Fossey back in the 80s in her efforts to protect the endangered species we are lucky to see now.

Later, you will return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Hotel : Wilderness Bisate Lodge FB 

 

Day 4: Drive back to Kigali city 

After your healthy breakfast surrounded by the volcanoes, you will check out and leave with your gorilla memories back to Kigali t city catch your flight back home.

Driving from Volcanoes National Park to Kigali, Rwanda’s bustling capital, is an exciting journey. The trip takes around 2-3 hours, depending on the time of day and traffic. Along the route, you will pass many small villages and towns, and you may even catch glimpses of the breathtaking forested Virunga Volcanoes.

The drive from Volcanoes National Park to Kigali is mostly on smooth asphalt roads, although some sections are in poorer condition. As you make your way to Kigali, you will pass lush green fields, small mountains, and beautiful valleys. You might even spot some of Rwanda’s wildlife including chimpanzees, bushbucks, and wild boars.

Rwanda and has some of the most amazing driving streets you can find. The streets are lined with lush green foliage, and you will feel the hustle and bustle of city life no matter where you go.

You will be transferred to the airport according to your flight arrangements.

Your guide will drop you off at the airport depending on your flight arrangements.

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