3 Day Short Gorilla Trekking Holiday in Rwanda

This is an amazing 6 day safari to Rwanda and after unwinding on the first night you will spend one entire day trekking and spending time with the mountain gorillas of the famous Volcanoes National Park, said to be one of the best wildlife encounters imaginable, before going to the grave of Dian Fossey and the gorillas with which she worked.

After another thrilling full day of gorilla trekking safari and encountering these rare and endangered animals in their natural habitat you will spend your last day searching for the amazing golden monkeys. You will likewise get an opportunity to visit Kigali City and visit the genocide memorial centers.

This trip is a year-round safari, in spite of the fact that the best time for tracking mountain gorillas is during the dry season between mid-December to March and mid-May to mid-October. Notwithstanding it is possible to track and see them any time of year.

Day-by-day itinerary

Day 1: Arrival & Transfer to Volcanoes National Park
On arrival, you will be welcomed by a tour guide and a private vehicle and transfer through the land of thousand hills to the famous Volcanoes National Park the home to the rare and endangered mountain gorillas. At the arrival at the lodge, you will relax at the Mountain Gorilla View Lodge in the shadow of the dramatic Virunga Volcanoes before you go for gorilla trekking in the morning. You will enjoy dinner and overnight in a comfortable Lodge.

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda
On this day, you will start with an early morning breakfast and then make your way to the national park headquarters where you are assigned a gorilla group and ranger. Gorilla Trekking can take something like 4 – 8hrs in lavish green, steep, sloppy, landscape! It is, however, a lifetime experience…coming across these affable primates in their natural surroundings is really stunning as you watch them go about their every day lives, playing, farting and eating! Return to the lodge for later in the afternoon to unwind, have a hot shower and reflect on the day’s activities as you wait for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Golden Monkey Tracking and Departure
On this day, you will relax at the lodge and then you set off into the forest for golden monkey tracking. You will be allowed to spend a full hour with these amazing animals and watch them as they do their daily activities and then return to the lodge for lunch and later you set off to Kigali with a simple city tour and then transfer to Kigali International Airport for your departure flight.

End of the Tour