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4 Days Rwanda Double Gorilla Safari takes us to discover the mountain gorillas and golden monkeys of Rwanda with our guided Rwanda Double Gorilla Tracking Safari. Enquire Now This safari starts in Kigali, a garden city with bustling markets, an atmospheric religious quarter and excellent restaurants. Spend 3 nights in Parc National des Volcans, as you feel the natural breeze of the forest in northern Rwanda, before heading back to Kigali city, one of the safest cities in Africa.

4 Days Rwanda Double Gorilla Safari

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

Tour Highlights

Itinerary Summary

Day 1: Arrival in Kigali and transfer to Kinigi.
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking in Volcanoes National Park.
Day 3: Gorilla Tracking in Volcanoes National Park.
Day 4: Kigali Genocide and departure.

Day 1: Arrival for the 4 Days Rwanda Double Gorilla Safari and Transfer to Kinigi

You will be picked from the airport by our guide and transferred with a private vehicle to Volcanoes National Park. Your guide will take you on a tour around Kigali city. The city has a number of new prosperity features, a number of thriving markets and it also features the mountain terrain famous in Rwanda.

The Kigali city tour gives you contrast to its recent history. The survivors and others whose families were murdered in Rwanda´s genocide 1994 have not been forgotten, the Memorial sites and centers were put in place for dignified remembrance of loved ones lost. The memorial sites are a place of reflection and learning for the wider community, both in Rwanda and internationally.

Day hikes to see the gorilla families can be strenuous on tracks climbing through the forest, and time is very limited once contact is made with the gorilla families. It is a rare and memorable experience to visit with these giant cousins of man.

The 4 days Rwanda Double Gorilla Tracking Safari accommodation is located within the forest for those who want to watch animals in their habitat, specifically the endangered Mountain Gorillas that still roam these areas. You will then share in the cuisine of Rwanda. Take an evening walk, learn more about the mountain gorillas, and absorb the gorgeous surrounding landscape.

Accommodation:
* Up-market: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge or Gorillas Nest Lodge
* Moderate: La Palme Hotel or Volcanoes Gorilla Lodge
* Low Budget: Kinigi Guest House or Muhavura Lodge.

Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

You will have an early morning breakfast and head to ORTPN offices for briefing, you will be divided into groups of 8 people after that set off in the forest for Gorilla trekking. A thrilling trek through the refined foothills of the Virungas provides inspiring views in all directions of the forest. Then, suddenly, the trail enters into the national park, engrossing trekkers in the strange closeness of the rainforest, alive with the calls of colorful birds and chattering of the rare golden monkey, and besieged with fresh spoor of the mountains’ elusive populations of buffalo and elephant.

Gorilla trekking is a very tiring but worthwhile encounter with these gentle giants. The excitement of your coming across with these gorillas will wipe away your intricacy of the strenuous trek. You will be allowed to spend some time watching the gorillas, watch the adults feeding their young ones, brushing and resting as the youngsters play from vines in a pleasurably playful display for tourists.

Accommodation:
* Up-market: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge or Gorillas Nest Lodge
* Moderate: La Palme Hotel or Volcanoes Gorilla Lodge
* Low Budget: Kinigi Guest House or Muhavura Lodge.

Day 3. Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

At this point of the 4 days Rwanda Double Gorilla Tracking Safari, you either go gorilla tracking again at an extra fee (on payment of supplement at time of booking), or visit the golden monkeys and trek the golden monkeys in Volcanoes National Park or, climb the Visoke/Muhavura volcanoes, or trek to Dian Fossey’s grave.

Accommodation options available
* Up-market: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge or Gorillas Nest Lodge
* Moderate: La Palme Hotel or Volcanoes Gorilla Lodge
* Low Budget: Kinigi Guest House or Muhavura Lodge.

Day 4: Return to Kigali, visit Gisozi Genocide Memorial and museum, transfer to the airport

After breakfast in the morning, you will leave for Kigali. If time allows you have the opportunity to visit the Gisozi Genocide Memorial Museum. The memorial center is a very moving site and will be of interest to anyone who is interesting in knowing what happened during the 1994 Rwanda genocide against the Tutsi.

Afterwards, you will be transferred to the airport.

End of the Rwanda Double Gorilla Tracking Safari.

Included

  • Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Permit – $1,500.
  • Park Entrance Fees.
  • Accommodation and Meals as per Itinerary.
  • 4×4 Safari Transportation to/from airport.
  • English Speaking Tour Guide/Driver.

Not Included

  • Tourist Entry Visa.
  • International Flight Tickets.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Items of Personal Nature.
  • Tips and Gratuities.
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