Mountain gorilla trekking safaris in Volcanoes National Park Rwanda is a fully-escorted and guided tour through Rwanda features lands of rolling hills, tranquil lakes, rain forests and jungles, gorillas and other primates, and glorious butterflies outnumbered only by the plentiful birds. We make route for Dian Fossey's stunning Parc National des Volcans, where we embark on a trek to encounter the mighty mountain gorilla and follow one of the eight gorilla families.
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Kinigi for your Gorilla Tracking
We start off from Kigali city with a private vehicle and guide, Transfer to Volcanoes National Park the home of gorilla tracking activity in Rwanda with private vehicle and driver.Ranging in altitude from 2400km to 4,507 the Volcanoes National Park (French: Parc National des Volcans) is dominated by the setting of volcanoes after which it is named. Best known to the outside world as the place where for almost 20yrs the American primatologist Dian Fossey under took her pioneering studies of mountain gorilla behaviour. Tracking gorilla families involves climbing through the forest, and time is very limited one hour (1hr)once contact is made with the gorilla families. It is a rare and memorable experience to visit with these giant cousins of man.
Accommodation options available
* Up-market: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge or Gorillas Nest Lodge
* Moderate: La Palme Hotel or Volcanoes Gorilla Lodge
* Low Budget: Kinigi Guest House or Muhavura Lodge.
Have breakfast and go to ORTPN offices for briefing after that set off in the forest for Gorilla trekking. A thrilling trek through the refined foothills of the Virungas provides inspiring views in all directions. Then, suddenly, the trail enters the national park, engrossing trekkers in the strange closeness of the rain forest, alive with the calls of colorful birds and chattering of the rare golden monkey, and besieged with fresh spoor of the mountains' elusive populations of buffalo and elephant. Through gaps in the forest canopy, the marvelous peaks are sighted, easily easy to get to and among the uppermost in Africa, indicating an ascent. Gorilla trekking is quite expensive but a worthwhile on encounter of these gentle giants.
The enthusiasm of your coming across with these apes will wipe away your intricacy of the strenuous trek. Spend time watching gorillas, watch the adults feeding their young ones, brushing and resting as the youngsters play from vines in a pleasurably playful display. After drive back to the Hotel for lunch, drive back to Kigali and transfer at Airport for your flight
Included : all tour activities as indicated above - gorilla permit, accommodation in hotels (with breakfast, lunch and dinner included), sightseeing as noted in the trip itinerary, park fees, entry fees, ground transportation, bottled mineral water.
Excluded : Tips for drivers and other staff, bank charges involved, flight tickets and departure taxes, travel documentation (visas), travel and medical insurance, optional excursion, beverages other than mineral water in the vehicle, Meals not indicated on your detailed itinerary.
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