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4 Days Rwanda Double Gorilla Trekking Safari

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4 Days Rwanda Double Gorilla Trekking Safari

This 4 Days Rwanda Double Gorilla Trekking Safari takes you to trek two different families of Mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National park. You will also enjoy golden monkey tracking on the fourth day. The mountain gorillas live deep in the jungles of the Virunga volcanoes shared between Uganda, Rwanda and Congo.

This 4 Days Rwanda Double Gorilla Trekking Safari will take you to the volcanoes national park which offers the perfect inhabitant for mountain gorillas found in northern Rwanda on the border with Uganda. The route to this park takes you through the communities where you enjoy the scenery of ‘the thousand hills’. Gorilla trekking is a special intimate experience that one needs to go through.

The price of the 4 days Rwanda Double Gorilla Trekking Safari includes two mountain gorilla tracking permit ($1,500 each), park fees and professional trackers. Probably the easiest way to trek for gorillas.

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Best Time to Visit Rwanda

Planning to visit Rwanda for an safari holiday or trip? The best time to visit Rwanda varies according to the seasosn of the year; i.e. between June to Mid-September is the long dry season; October to November is a shorter rainy season and it’s followed by a short dry season from December to February. During both of Rwanda’s dry seasons, there is often light cloud cover. Therefore, one can choose Rwanda at any time of the year depending on the safari expectations and interests.

Book Gorilla Permits

Rwanda gorilla permits cost $1500 and Uganda gorilla permits cost $600. These have to be acquired months before your trip to be assured of viewing the mountain gorillas. Read more about booking gorilla permits.

Day 1: Arrival in Kigali City & Transfer to Ruhengeri (Volcanoes NP)

Our company tour guide will pick you from the airport on arrival or from the hotel in Kigali and take you for an optional Kigali city tour. Visit the genocide memorial, Nyamata church, local markets among others. You will then drive northwards to Volcanoes NP.

The drive to volcanoes national park takes you through different villages and town along the road. Enjoy the scenery of the thousand hills with great views of valleys and pathways to different homes and trading centers. Be expectant to meet the massive mountain gorillas on your trek after briefing from ranger guides early the next. We advise that you get enough sleep the day before so that you prepared for both a short hike and along hike depending on where the gorillas nested.

Dinner and overnight at Upmarket – Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury), La Palme Hotel (deluxe), Muhabura Hotel (Budget), 
Meal plan
– Lunch and Dinner

 

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

4 Days Rwanda Double Gorilla Trekking Safari

This is the long awaited day for Gorilla trekking! On an early morning after your breakfast, we drive to the park headquarters for briefing and gorilla group a location.
After the gorilla briefing, start your trekking adventure through the forest start the search for the gorillas. Tracking gorillas is through mountainous forest and therefore, you are required to wear hiking shoes and a rain coat in-case it rains. Proceed with the trek in the forest searching for gorillas and on meeting them you will be allowed to spend 1 hour following then. Spend the afternoon at leisure recuperating from the gorilla trekking experience or take on an optional activity of visiting the musanze caves or the twin lakes.

Day 3: Second Day Gorilla Trekking Experience

4 Days Rwanda Double Gorilla Trekking Safari

At this point of the Rwanda Double Gorilla Tracking Safari, you either go gorilla tracking again (on payment of supplement at time of booking), or visit the golden monkeys in Volcanoes National Park or, climb the Visoke/Muhavura volcanoes, or trek to Dian Fossey’s grave.

Meal plan – Breakfast, Lunch & Supper

Day 4: Last Day of Safari, Return to Kigali, visit Gisozi Genocide Memorial and transfer to airport
Following breakfast, you will leave for Kigali. You have the opportunity to visit the Gisozi Genocide Memorial Museum. The memorial is very moving – the tour takes a couple of hours – and will be of interest to anyone who has spent some time in this enchanting country.

It is in memory of the multitudes murdered in Rwanda´s genocide 1994. The Memorial sites and centres are places of dignified remembrance for loved ones lost. It is also a place of reflection and learning for the wider community, both in Rwanda and internationally. Afterwards, you will be transferred to the airport.
Meal plan – Breakfast, Lunch

End of the Rwanda Double Gorilla Tracking Safari

4 Days Gorillas and Golden Monkey Safari

Our 4 days gorillas and Golden monkey safari will also take you to Mgahinga … starts and ends in Entebbe, we can also tailor it to start and end in Kigali

2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari

This 2 days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safaris is suited for time constrained travelers who would like to experience the gorilla trekking adventure

Best Time to Visit Rwanda For Gorilla Trekking

When to go for Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda  Best Time to Visit Rwanda,  Discover the best seasons for Gorilla Trekking? The best time to visit Rwanda for gorilla trekking in during the dry season, because trekking the dry ground is easier compared to the wet grounds during the wet season, even though gorilla trekking safaris...

To make an inquiry for this safari; 

Please send an email to: [email protected]://africansafarijourneys.com 
or give us a direct call through: +256 701187844. 

Included

  • 2 Gorilla permit $1500 each
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bottled Water
  • 4X4 Safari car for Transportation
  • Service of an English-speaking driver guide
  • All mentioned activities except for the optional ones

Not Included

  • Extras at the accommodation i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
  • Tips to porters and driver/ guide
  • Insurance
  • Air tickets
  • Drinks from the Accommodation