3 days Gorilla Tracking Safari in Rwanda / Rwanda Gorilla safari tour. The 3 Days Short Rwanda Gorilla safari tour starts and ends in Kigali /Kigali Airport but includes Gisozi genocide memorial.
The 3 Days Gorilla Trekking safari in Rwanda start and end in Kigali / Kigali airport. On top of Gorilla trekking, the safari takes you through the Gisozi genocide memorial to see the remains of the Rwandese that lost their lives in the bloody genocide that characterized their country in the year 1994.
3 days Gorilla Trekking Safari in Rwanda Safari highlights
Day 1 of the 3 days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park & visit the Musaze Caves in the afternoon
Day 2 of the 3 days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari: Undertake the gorilla tracking & relax at the lodge
Day 3 of the 3 days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari: Transfer back to Kigali and visit the Gisozi genocide memorial
3 days Gorilla Trekking Safari in Rwanda Safari Detailed Itinerary
Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park & visit the Musaze Caves in the after noon
The guide will pick you from your place of stay or upon arrival at the airport to start your 3 days Rwanda Gorilla safari tour head for 116km journey over 3 hours’ drive to Volcanoes National Park. You will be mesmerized by the scenic views of the countryside and then you will arrive in Ruhengeri – region where Volcanoes National Park is located. Upon arrival, you will visit the ancient caves of Musaze which are cathedral like natural features noted to have been used as hiding place for the Rwandan royals during the times of war and storage for supplies and food. Retire for relaxation and overnight.
Accommodation: Mountain Gorilla View Hotel (Luxury/upmarket), Lapalme Hotel (Midrange/standard) or Muhabura Hotel (Budget/basic
Day 2: Undertake gorilla trekking in Volcanoes forest & relax at the lodge
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 transfer to your lodge for an afternoon relaxation and reciting of the memories.
Accommodation: Mountain Gorilla View Hotel (Luxury/upmarket), Lapalme Hotel (Midrange/standard) or Muhabura Hotel (Budget/basic)
Day 3: Transfer back to Kigali and visit the Gisozi genocide memorial
After your breakfast at your place of stay in Ruhengeri, embark on the transfer to Kigali city 116km about 3 hours’ drive passing through amazing country side landscapes. You will arrive in Kigali early enough to connect 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. You will have lunch in Kigali and then eventual departure in the evening.
End of 3 days Gorilla Trekking Safari in Rwanda.
Please note that Upon your request, we can change(customize) the tour destinations, hotels and number of days to suit your desire .just contact us call us 24/7 on phone
- General Safari Inclusions
- Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
- Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee 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)
Hotels we use in Akagera National Park on Rwanda safari wildlife tours
Ruzizi Tented Lodge
Ruzizi Tented Lodge is a luxury tented accommodation facility in Akagera National Park. It offers accommodation in a range of twenty (20) beds that are connected by walkways. Ruzizi Tented Camp has nine (9) tents which can up to twenty (20) clients.
Akagera Game Lodge
The Akagera Game Lodge is located within the park close to its southern entrance. The Lodge features a swimming pool, conference center and a tennis court. Accommodation is offered in standard rooms, deluxe, family and Junior Suite. The lodge features over 60 bed rooms.
Hotels we use in Nyungwe National Park Rwanda safari wildlife tours
Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel
Accommodation at Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel is offered in twelve (12) units and four (4) of these feature twin beds while the eight (8) are apartments featuring queen sized beds. The rooms are self-contained. The Hotel also has a restaurant and a well-stocked bar.
Positioned at 2km distance outside Nyungwe Forest National Park. Gisakura guesthouse offers accommodation in twin, double and triple rooms which are self-contained and with provision of warm water on request. The Guesthouse also features a good restaurant.
Hotels we use in Volcanoes National Park Rwanda Gorilla safari tours
Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
The Mountain Gorilla View Lodge is an upmarket lodge on the boundaries of Volcanoes National Park about fifteen (15) minutes’ drive to the entrance of the park. The lodge offers accommodation in a range of thirty (30) chalets with enough space, a modern bar and restaurant.
Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge
Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge is positioned close to the Volcanoes Park Headquarters is about few minutes’ drive. Accommodation is provided in six cottages with two (2) suites with private verandas, inbuilt ablutions and living room overseeing fireplace.
Virunga Lodge is a luxury accommodation located on a ridge with impressive views of the Virunga massif. Accommodation is presented in eight (8) bandas and each banda features a private terrace with impressive views of the Virunga massif.