2 Days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda
Rwanda landlocked in East and Central Africa is nicknamed as the ‘Land of a Thousand Hills’. It boasts of its majestic volcanoes, spectacular wildlife, mountains and lush dense green landscapes. Rwanda has suffered a turbulent history in recent years. It has one of the fastest growing tourism sectors in Africa today as a result the industry now contributes the highest amount of foreign exchange for the country’s government. This 2 Days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda takes you to Kigali for a city tour and later transfer to volcanoes national park to be able to trek mountain gorillas in the morning.
Volcanoes National Park is located in a small village called Musanze a 2 hours drive from Kigali. It is very accessible by public transport from Gisenyi or Kigali or from the airport. Therefore its possible to do gorilla trekking on the same day and drive back to Kigali after the trek. Arrival time at the headquarters entrance of ORTPN in Kinigi is 7:00 am. However, there isn’t any public transport from Musanze to the headquarters of the park at Kinigi.
Detailed Itinerary of 2 Days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda:
Day 1: Kigali to Volcanoes National Park.
Our guide will pick you from your lodge in Kigali at 9am. Enjoy the Kigali city tour where you will visit the Rwanda genocide memorial site and the local market. Have lunch and drive to Volcanoes National Park. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking- Transfer to Kigali
After breakfast you will head to the park headquarters to be briefed about the do’s and don’t s while with the mountain gorillas. A park ranger leads a group of 8 individuals during this amazing adventure. After the Gorilla trekking you will have lunch and later visit the twin lake Bulera and Ruhondo. Later after the 2 Days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda drive back to Kigali International airport ready for your flight home.