2 day gorilla trekking excursion in Rwanda begins in Kigali with a city tour to the genocide site, local markets and drive to Volcanoes NP for an early overnight in preparation for the following day’s adventure with the gorillas, setting off to Kigali after gorilla tracking.
Day 1: Trip to Volcanoes National park.
On arrival, you will be welcomed or picked by your tour guide from the airport or from your hotel in Kigali. You go for optional city tour to visit the gisozi genocide memorial, nyamata church, local markets among other areas of interest. You will then drive to volcanoes National park in Ruhengeri with spectacular view of the virunga Mountain ranges. Dinner and overnight at Muhabura Hotel(basic)/La palme Hotel(deluxe)/Mountain Gorilla View Lodge(Luxury).
Day 2: Gorilla trekking and transfer back to Kigali.
After your early morning breakfast, you will be transferred to the park headquarters for a briefing about the dos and don’ts with the gorillas. You will then be allocated the gorilla tracking group and the driver will drive you up to the starting point of the gorilla tracking group allocated and then ascend the forest for the memorable adventure. Once you see the gorillas, a maximum of one hour is allowed to stay with them before descending back to the starting point. On descent, you will meet your driver/guide and then set off back to Kigali reaching in the evening.
End of Tour.