2 Days Gorilla Tracking Safari in Rwanda, Short Rwanda Gorilla Tour
Overview of 2 Day Gorilla Tracking Safari in Rwanda
2Days Gorilla Tracking Safari in Rwanda – Short Rwanda Gorilla Tour is a 2 Days Gorilla trekking safari tour in Rwanda & one of the best short gorilla safaris that you can undertake in Rwanda. The 2 Days Gorilla safari to Rwanda is one of the short Rwanda Gorilla trips that you can undertake in Rwanda known as the land of a thousand hills. Positioned in the North West, Volcanoes National Park has got good population of mountain gorillas with ten (10) gorilla families habituated for gorilla tracking.
2 Days Gorilla Tracking Safari in Rwanda Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 of the 2 Days Gorilla Tracking Safari in Rwanda: Visit Gisozi genocide memorial & transfer to Volcanoes National Park
After your breakfast at your place of stay in Kigali city embark on the drive to Gisozi genocide memorial to pay a visit to the counts of Rwandese who lost their dear lives during the bloody genocide that befell Rwanda in the year 1994. The number of skulls line in the building and the respective writings gives you a fresh picture of what exactly transpired during that period. After this encounter, you will have lunch in Kigali and then embark on the transfer to Volcanoes National Park 116km about 3 hours’ drive. The drive will take you through the amazing country side landscapes marked with rolling hills and the rural farmlands presenting an ideal round for scenic photographs. You will arrive in Ruhengeri in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight.
Safari Accommodation: Mount Gorilla View Lodge (Upmarket/luxury), Hotel Lapalme (Midrange/standard) or Muhabura Hotel (Budget/basic).
Day 2 of 2 Days Gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda: Undertake mountain gorilla tracking & return to Kigali.
After a thrilling breakfast from your respective lodge, you will gather at the Volcanoes Park Headquarters in Kinigi at 8am for briefing and the eventual start of the gorilla tracking encounter. The park rangers will give you the situation that surrounds gorilla trekking and the respective dos and don’ts for the very activity while enjoying a thrilling cup of Rwandan coffee and being entertained by the famous Intore dance demonstrating the traditional Rwandan society. Embark on the actual gorilla tracking hiking through the jungle of Volcanoes following the respective assigned gorilla family and in company of those the eight team mates that have been put together with you track a given gorilla group. The duration for the gorilla tracking tends to fall between 2 – 8 hours and the encounter is more that the ordinary. The hike through the jungle passing by amazing flora and fauna, the impressive and magical scenic landscapes of the Virungas would definitely leave you in a state of bewilderment. The eventually one hour direct encounter with mountain gorillas seeing direct in their frightening eyes enjoying the beauty of their fur and the being entertained by the playful young ones settles your thoughts of the worthiness of the gorilla permit price. Return from this encounter and embark on the transfer to Kigali city to marks the end of your two days gorilla tracking safari in Rwanda.
End of 2 Days Gorilla Tracking Safari in Rwanda safari
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Transport Means to Your Safari Destinations
General Safari Inclusions
- Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
- Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
- Full Board Accommodation on Safari
- Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
- Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
- Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
- Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
- Bottled water while on safari
- Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)
General Safari Exclusions
- General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
- Laundry Services
- Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
- International Flights (Arranged on request)
- Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
- Optional Activity fees
- Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
- Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
- Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)
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