This one day gorilla safari in Rwanda is a perfect day break that will create memories that you will live to remember. It usually commences in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda, however to do away with exhaustion, potential visitors can put up in Ruhengeri just a night before the d-day. Encountering the endangered mountain gorillas in their natural habitat is the sole product of this 1 day Rwanda gorilla safari.
The day will begin as a traveler Wakes up as early as possible to prepare for the early morning drive at 5:00 hours from Kigali city to Volcanoes national park Rwanda. The drive takes between 2 – 3 hours before arriving to catch up with briefing and eventual gorilla tracking/trekking activity at Kinigi park headquarters in Ruhengeri – Musazi area.
Briefing starts at 07:30 hours and takes over 1 hour. Fortunately for Rwanda, gorilla families are allocated to the trackers on the very tracking day thus for weak trekkers can opt for close to find groups compared to the later. Embark on the forest trek until you come across these magical Mountain gorillas in the mist of Volcanoes National park. Though the tracking duration is not predictable, it normally ranges between 2 – 5 hours. Enjoy your one hour with gorillas before embarking on the return trip to your area of domicile.