The 4 Day Gorilla Trekking Tour of Rwanda is an unforgettable experience when it is done with a self-drive car rental from Cars 4 hire. Rwanda is home to nearly 40% of the remaining Mountain Gorilla population in the world. The country is also blessed with magnificent scenery complemented by the Virunga Mountain ranges. This tour focuses on Gorilla trekking in Virunga National Park and also offers an opportunity for a city tour in the capital Kigali.
Day 1; Arrival in Kigali
Upon arrival at Kigali International Airport in Rwanda and after finalizing the formalities, you shall be welcomed by your guide who will transfer you to your Hotel. You will relax at the guest house or take a stroll around the calm streets of Kigali City. Main Destination, Kigali. Accommodation: Inside Africa Boutique Hotel, a Mid-range guest house located in or near Kigali. Meals & Drinks: Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included), Drinking water (Other drinks not included).
Day 2; Drive to Musanze
After breakfast, you will drive to Musanze town near Volcanoes National Park. The journey goes through the beautiful terraced hillsides that show much of Rwanda’s landscape, gradually climbing to the base of the awesome Virunga volcanoes, sometimes with as many as five peaks visible. Main Destination; Musanze. Accommodation; Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge, a Mid-range lodge located in or near Musanze. Meals & Drinks; All meals included.
Day 3; Gorilla trekking
After an early breakfast, you will get up early and drive to Volcanoes National Park offices for briefing and then set off for Gorilla trekking. A thrilling trek through the refined foothills of the Virunga led by an experienced ranger Guide provides inspiring views in all directions. The rainforest is alive with calls of colorful birds and the chattering of the rare golden monkey and besieged with fresh spoor of the mountains’ elusive populations of buffalo and elephant. Gorilla trekking is quite strenuous but worthwhile on the encounter of these gentle giants. Spend time watching gorillas, watch the adults feeding their young ones, brushing and resting as the youngsters play from vines in a pleasurably playful display. Main Destination: Virunga National Park. Accommodation: Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge, a Mid-range lodge located outside Virunga. Meals & Drinks. All meals included.
Day 4; Drive to Kigali and departure
Today, you will drive to Kigali town from Musanze. You will visit the genocide museum as well as have a short city Tour of the capital city. You will also visit a local market and get a chance to purchase souvenirs. you will depart for the Airport and take your flight back home. Main Destination: Kigali International Airport, Accommodation: No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks: Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included), Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
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