2 Days Rwanda Gorilla trekking

2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking 

2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking: This is a 2 day Rwanda safari that give you a chance to track the endangered mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National Park in the northeastern part Rwanda. The national park is located in Ruhengeri district, just a few kilometres from Musanze town. The gorillas in this national park are some of the most habituated of the primate species which makes it totally safe for you to track. This 2 days gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda is the best for visitors who have a busy schedule and would like to do something fun with the limited amount of time that you have. The 2 days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking safari starts and ends in Kigali.

Highlights of the 2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari.

Day 1: Arrival in Kigali & Transfer to Ruhengeri.

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking & Transfer back to Kigali.

Detailed Itinerary for the 2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking.

Day 1: Arrival in Kigali & Transfer to Ruhengeri.

Pickup from Kigali & City Tour: You will be picked up by your guide from Explore Rwanda Tours upon arrival at Kigali International Airport. Your guide will then drive you to Kigali Genocide Memorial, which is about a 30 minute drive from the airport. The genocide memorial grounds is where approximately 250,000 Rwandans were buried following the 1994 Genocide killings against the Tutsi people of  Rwanda. The Kigali Genocide Memorial acts as an educative center and a reminder to every one of the atrocities that were committed during the genocide. It is also an initiative to spreading the message of peace and love for our fellow humans irrespective of one’s ethnicity. Other interesting places that you can visit during your city tour include; Camp Kigali, Nyamirambo Women’s Center, Caplaki Craft Village and also Kimironko market to mention but a few.

Transfer to Ruhengeri: You will have lunch in Kigali before proceeding with your transfer to Volcanoes National Park in Ruhengeri, which is approximately 1 – 2 hours’ drive from Kigali Genocide Memorial. Check into your lodge for dinner and accommodation.

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking & Transfer back to Kigali.

Gorilla Trekking: After having a hearty breakfast at your Lodge’s restaurant, your safari guide will pick you up from your lodge and you will embark on a 30 minute drive to Volcanoes National Park offices.

While at the Park’s offices, you will be briefed by the head ranger at the park in regards to the Park’s rules and regulations, as well as gorilla tracking regulations. After this briefing, the head ranger will put you into groups depending on the gorilla family group you prefer to track. Mountain Gorillas belong to one of the seven habituated family groups and hence have quite a tolerance for humans. It could take about 1- 8 hours to track a gorilla group depending on how easily they are located. Once gorilla group is located, your will be allowed to spend only an hour with the gorillas. You can have your packed lunch after your gorilla trekking experience.

Transfer back to Kigali: Today marks the last day of your 2 days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking safari with us! Have breakfast at leisure from your hotel and then check out. Your guide will then transfer you back to Kigali city, where upon your arrival in the city, you can decide to embark on a brief tour of the city. This will give you the opportunity to visit the places that you had earlier missed out at the start of your tour. Later, you can have your guide drop you off at the airport where you will board your flight back home. End of Tour.