The 2 Days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda Tour begins from Kigali to Volcanoes National Park and then back to Kigali for a city tour. During this safari there will be enough time to trek gorillas in the mist forests and valleys.
While on this tour, you will trek mountain gorillas in their natural habitats, visit the Twin lakes (Burera & Ruhundo) and a visit to the Genocide memorial site, making it an unforgettable safari experience.
Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Musanze
Our guide/ driver will pick you up from your apartment at 8:30 am in Kigali and your day starts with a visit to the genocide memorial site.
Afterward depart for a 2-hour drive to Musanze, the second largest town in Rwanda, with its stunning backdrop of five volcanic mountains – The Virungas. On reaching Musanze, you will visit the Twin Lakes of Burera and Ruhondo.
These Magnificent twin lakes of Bulera and Ruhondo and its Swamp Rugezi are excellent photogenic, serene, and scenic places for Bird watching activity. Moreover, Rugezi swamp is one of the most seven important birding areas IBAs) in Rwanda.
In the evening, you will visit the Dian Fossey museum and the Musanze local market.
Have dinner and overnight as you prepare for gorilla trekking o the next day.
Travel time: 2 hrs
Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: The Garden Place Hotel
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park - Transfer to Kigali
In the morning after breakfast transfer to the Kinigi Park headquarters by 7:00 am where you will be briefed by park rangers about the rules concerning trekking on your second day of 2 Days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda Tour.
After the briefing, start off with trekking along the paths in the bamboo forests, it is an amazing activity where it can take between 2 to 6 hours to track the mountain gorillas.
When you meet the gorillas face to face you will watch them jumping from branch to branch, feed, play among other things; Only 1 hour is given to trekkers to watch the gentle giants. You will also see buffaloes, monkeys, birds, and elephants through the forests.
Later, transfer back to the lodge for lunch, check out and transfer back to Kigali where you will be able to Visit the Genocide memorial site with information and memories of the shading of blood during the 1994 genocide. Later transfer to the airport.
Meal plan: Breakfast & Lunch