Global Line Safaris

Rwanda is now open for tourism

5Days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda

Day 1: Arrival in Kigali Rwanda, Transfer to Volcanoes National Park On arrival in Rwanda, your driver guide will brief you about the details concerning your 5 days Rwanda gorilla trekking and then take an approximately two hours’ drive to the North towards the Parc des National (Volcanoes National Park) located 80km away from Kigali. Just in case you reach Kigali early you will get on a Visit to Kigali genocide Memorial center referred to as the general exhibition ground of genocide in Rwanda the only place where the genocide truth lies like historical Rwanda genocide story of 1994, catalogs with details of the genocide using photographs, video, and written accounts plus a range of artifacts, personal testimonies then Memorial Gardens containing ten graves and National Documentation Centre of the Genocide all add to the importance of the deceased. Drive to Ruhengeri arriving late in the evening. Dinner and Overnight Stay; Muhabura Hotel (Budget), Le bamboo Lodge (Moderate), 5 Volcanoes Lodge (Upmarket) depending on your plan and leisure type.

Day 2: Rwanda Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park After breakfast, you will move to the headquarters of the park where your guide will complete the essential official procedure of briefing. You will meet your ranger guide for a briefing about gorilla tracking in volcanoes national park the activity that prepares you for the great life-time experience of the natural beauty and later starts with the first phase of tracking in the tropical forest that will provide comfort to fill the natural cool breeze of the park. After your gorilla trek activity, return to your lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Optional Second Gorilla Trek or Golden Monkey Tracking Enjoy a second optional gorilla tracking which aims at exhausting the different gorilla types than the day before. By so doing, get a chance to track while identifying each gorilla by name in the gorilla group to the maximum that at the end of the day you can be able to know their differences and what brings such between the tracked groups. Optionally, you may choose to opt for golden monkey trekking (at 150USD) as Volcanoes National Park is one place where gold meets with silver. Enjoy a bush or forest lunch before returning to the Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Visit the Dian Fossey Grave at Karisoke Research Center After breakfast take a visit to the grave of the late Dian Fossey the first white Gorilla Hero of Africa and an American naturalist where you will get to learn how she became a hero through the story tales of her famous works and struggle efforts to the gorilla lifestyle, and if possible you can even grab your copy of Gorillas in the mist a natural move based on natural beauty of Africa rainy forests. Later have a free leisure break dinner and overnight at your lodge.

Day 5: Transfer to Kigali, Airport/Hotel Dropoff Your driver guide will transfer you to Kigali city where you will have a short time shopping from local markets where you will have a chance to buy souvenirs. Enjoy lunch and transfer to the airport as you will be heading home. That will mark the end of your 5 Days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda, .