Tour Overview

These two nights /three days safari to Rwanda will take you to volcanoes national park for gorilla tracking

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Kigali

Upon your arrival at Kigali international airport, you will be met and welcomed by our elephant safaris ltd tour guide/driver who will brief you about the safari and if time permits we you enjoy a Kigali city tour and visit various interesting places including the genocide memorial sites at Gisozi, visit the national museum, the cultural site, handicraft shops and markets among many others. After you will be transferred to your booked accommodation in Ruhengeri for dinner an overnight stay at luxury Sabyinya Silverback Lodge, Gorilla Nest Lodge/ Midrange Le Bombou Lodge/ Budget Kinigi Guest House

Day 2: Mountain gorilla tracking

Early morning cup of tea/ coffee and later follow the guide to the park headquarters at Kinigi before 7:00am to receive a short briefings about the dos and don’ts  from the park officials and also gets you assigned to the park ranger and the group booked for. After, you will follow the ranger guide to the rain tropical forest covering the hills surrounding Virunga volcanoes to begin the activity possibly the most charming activity done at the park. The trekking is a demanding but rewarding experience, you are remained to come with your tracking gears such a sturdy pair of tracking shoes/boots, long sleeved shirts or blouses, enough bottled water and packed lunch as tracking time is unpredictable, meeting gorillas depends on their movement s in their natural environment. Ounce these giants are met you are strictly allowed to stay with them for only one hour observing their behaviors as well as taking as many photos as you can(flash cameras are not allowed). Other primate species will entertain you during tracking like black and white colobus monkeys, mona monkey, golden monkey, plus a variety of bird species. Come back to the lodge for relaxation, if times permits you go for a community walk in the evening to meet the local community that surrounds the park. Dinner and an overnight at luxury Sabyinya Silverback Lodge, Gorilla Nest Lodge/ Midrange Le Bombou Lodge/ Budget Kinigi Guest House

Day 3: City tour and transfer to the airport

Enjoy breakfast at the lodge and then after, transfer to Kigali, if you missed the Kigali city tour on the first day, have a city tour of Kigali before leaving for the airport to meet your departure flight back home

End of the safari

The safari include

  • Ground transportation and fuel
  • Full English speaking safari driver/ guide and all his associated expenses
  • Park entrance fees
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
  • 1 gorilla permit per person
  • City tour
  • Lunch en route and any other activities included in the itinerary

Not included: Visa fees, Airport taxes, items of personal nature like bar bills, tipping, Laundry, and any expenses of personal nature