3 Days Gorilla Safari in Rwanda

3 Days Gorilla Safari in Rwanda

The 3 Days Gorilla Safari in Rwanda is among the short Rwanda gorilla tour trips that are conducted in the land of a thousand hills. The 3 days gorilla trip commences and ends in Kigali Rwanda presenting a relaxed gorilla trek along with a recreational experience on the sandy beaches of Lake Kivu in Gisenyi.

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Safari highlight

Day 1 of the 3 Days Gorilla tour in Rwanda: Visit the Gisozi genocide memorial and transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Day 2 of the 3 Days Gorilla Safari in Rwanda: Do mountain gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park & drive to Gisenyi on the sandy beaches of Lake Kivu

Day 3 of the 3 Days Gorilla tour in Rwanda: Drive back to Kigali


Day 1 of the 3 Days Gorilla Safari in Rwanda: Visit the Gisozi genocide memorial and transfer to Volcanoes National Park

After a relaxed breakfast at your place of stay in Kigali, you embark on the tour to the Kigali genocide museum where the counts of the remains of the Rwandeese that lost their lives in the bloody genocide are gathered to commemorate the horrific event that befell this country arising out of an ethnic conflict. The museum details the cause and effect of this genocide. You retreat from the Museum tour and embark on the transfer to Volcanoes National Park 116km about 2 – 3 hours drive enjoying the beautiful hills of Rwanda and the local farms before arriving in Ruhengeri in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation during the 3 Days Gorilla Safari in Rwanda.

Up market / Luxury: Mount Gorilla View Lodge / Virunga Lodge / Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge, Midrange / Standard: Hotel Lapalme / Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge, Budget / Basic: Muhabura Hotel

Day 2 of the 3 Days Gorilla tour in Rwanda: Do mountain gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park & drive to Gisenyi on the sandy beaches of Lake Kivu

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Gather at Kinigi ranger post to catch up with briefing commencing at 8am. The early arrival allows you to catch up with a warm cup of coffee as you watch the traditional Kinyarwanda performance going on. Attend to the briefing by the Park rangers in your respective gorilla families allocated to you after which you embark on the hike in the jungle in search of the endangered apes. The walk in the Volcanic dense jungle is accompanied by beautiful sights of lovely flora, unique sceneries including the eight Virunga mountain chain and the lakes below, the forest fauna including duikers, birds before approaching the critically endangered mountain gorillas that have thrived in the area for millions of years past.

Explore the gentle giants/ Mountain Gorillas foraging on their precious shrubs and other edibles, socialize, the silver back demonstrating its might, the young ones play among other interesting aspects. The entire trek takes 2 – 8 hours with direct viewing limited to one hour for purposes of conservation. The opportunity is availed to you to take as many photos as possible commemorating your lifetime Rwanda gorilla safari experience. You retreat from the activity and embark on the drive to Gisenyi Lake Kivu 110km about 2 hours drive for an evening recreational experience on the Lake Kivu beaches. You can take a swim in the Bilharzia free waters or do sun bathing on the shores or take an optional boat ride. Retire for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation:

Up market / Luxury:Serena Hotel Lake Kivu, Midrange / Standard: Hotel Gorillas Lake Kivu, Budget / Basic: Paladis Malahide

Day 3 of the 3 Days Gorilla Safari in Rwanda: Drive back to Kigali

You take a relaxed breakfast at your lodge amidst the soothing fresh breeze from the waters of Lake Kivu after which you embark to Kigali 158km about 4 hours’ driving through the impressive sceneries of Rwanda. You can catch up with the flight in the afternoon

End of the 3 Days Gorilla Safari tour in Rwanda

Please note that Upon your request, we can change(customize) the tour destinations, hotels and number of days to suit your desire .just contact us call us 24/7 on phone


General Safari Inclusions

  • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
  • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)

General Safari Exclusions

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)


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