A 2 Days gorilla safari to Volcanoes national park is the best option for visitors to Rwanda with less time in the country, yet they are interested in gorilla trekking. It’s also the cheapest gorilla safari package but offering excellent wildlife experience of a life time.
Detailed Trip Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Volcanoes National Park.
On arrival at Kanombe airport in Kigali, you will be welcomed by the driver/guide who will transfer you to a hotel in Kigali city for refreshments before 2-3 hours scenic transfer to Volcanoes national park in Ruhengeri, a home of the endangered mountain gorillas. You will stop at points of interest and this afternoon you have optional activities like Canoeing on Mukungwa River or visit “Ibyi Iwacu” ex- poacher’s project. Dinner and overnight at Five Volcanoes Hotel (luxury)/Virunga Hotel (Deluxe)/ Muhabura Hotel (Budget).
Day 2: Gorilla tracking and transfer to Kigali for a late departure.
In the morning by 7:00am, you will transfer to the park headquarters together with tracking gear and parked lunch for briefing before heading in the forest to track the gorillas. This may take 3-8 hours depending on the movements of the animals. On return, your driver will drive you back to the lodge for a hot lunch and proceed to Kigali and then to Kanombe airport for your departure flight.