Gorilla Trekking In Rwanda For A Day : A number of travellers interested in the primate safaris in Rwanda are very much interested in gorilla trekking in Rwanda which will lead you to Volcanoes National Park where you will get the chance to observe a number of rewarding attractions in the park that will make your safari experience. A number of travellers that are interested in the gorilla trekking safari are given safari packages of 2 or more days some of which are quite expensive that can make them go their way outside their budget in order to participate in the main activity being gorilla trekking and other activities. For travellers that are only interested in gorilla trekking in volcanoes national park, in this article we are going to help you understand how you can it happen for a day.
For a normal gorilla trekking experience in Rwanda you will have at least 2 days where on the first day you will connect to the park and the second day wake up very early in the morning to participate in the activity however for a traveller interested in gorilla trekking in Rwanda for a day they will have to wake up very early in the morning and transfer to the park where they will participate in the activity.
On your 1day gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda, you are expected to wake up very early in the morning and at an agreed location, you will be picked by your guide who will take you through your briefing session with the one-day gorilla trekking experience in Rwanda. After the session, you will embark on your drive to volcanoes national park to access a number of rewarding attractions in the wild that will lead you to the habituated gorilla families in Rwanda.
On reaching the park, you will be welcomed by the park staff, receptionist, guide and the rangers where you will present your gorilla trekking permit in Rwanda that you may have booked from a trusted tour operator or from the Rwanda development board. After verifying your gorilla trekking permit, you will be assigned to a gorilla family that you will get to hike, a ranger that will protect you against any vicious animals while you hike through the forest, you will also have access to a guide that will give you all the relevant information about the gorillas in the wild. After the gorilla trekking briefing session, you will embark on hiking the Virunga mountains in Rwanda that is mount gahinga, mount Karisimbi, Mount Bisoke, Mount muhabura, and mount sabyinyo where you will access the endangered mountain gorillas in Africa.
When you get to the family, you will get to observe a number of their rewarding features in the wild like how they co-exist with one another, you will get to take their pictures and many other rewarding features of the primates in the wild. After the rewarding experience you will head back to your starting point and the end of your gorilla trekking experience in Rwanda.
Other safaris that you can take part in for a day in Rwanda include;
You can participate in the Kigali city tour which will give you the opportunity to visit a number of destinations in the capital city of Rwanda. Among the different sites you will visit include; the Kigali genocide memorial museum which will give you an insight of the 1994 Rwanda genocide which you will understand more when you participate in the Rwanda genocide tour. As you visit the genocide memorial museum you will get to watch videos of the events that transpired during the unfortunate time in the country and a number of other display items in the different exhibition areas in the museum.
While participating in the Kigali city tour, you can also visit the Kimironko market the largest and oldest market in Rwanda which will give you the opportunity to access the market and so some souvenir shopping as you engage with the local community to make your safari experience quite memorable.
You can also participate in a 1 day Akagera national park safari where you can either participate in the boat cruise on Lake Ihema where you will get to watch a number of water birds in the park like the endangered shoe bill stork, you can watch a number of king fishers catching their prey. In the park you can also participate in the game drives in Akagera national park where you will track a number of herbivores and also get to track the big five animals in Rwanda among other rewarding attractions in the wild for a memorable Rwanda safari.