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Visit Rwanda and take part in tracking mountain gorillas which is the most popular tourist activity in Rwanda. Our 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Tour allows you to track Mountain Gorillas in Parc National des Volcans twice. For those of you that just cannot get enough of these majestic creatures in just one day, we offer you the chance to fulfill your needs with a second day of trekking. Spend enough time with these gentle giants on this Rwanda Safari. Parc National des Volcans is well known for its spectacular views of the undulating volcanoes of Mount Karisimbi, Bisoke, Sabyinyo, Gahinga and Muhabura. Contact us today to book this 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Tour. Book This Safari

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Kigali City Tour – Transfer to Musanze/ Ruhengeri

An Optimus Safaris driver/guide will greet you at your hotel in the morning and brief you on your trip. The guide will take you on a tour of Kigali, Rwanda’s capital city which was named in 1907 by Dr. Richard Kandt, the first colonial resident governor of Rwanda. It is the main administrative and economic centre of Rwanda. Surrounded by lush hills of green, it is the cleanest city in the region. On the tour, you will visit an artisan shopping centre to view and purchase local arts and crafts, visit the Kigali Museum and learn the history of Kigali’s and Rwanda’s pre-colonial and colonial period as well as the colonial masters in Rwanda, tour around the city and see firsthand the post-genocide development and expansion of Kigali and visit the 1994 Gisozi Genocide Memorial site.

You will then proceed to Musanze / Ruhengeri through the magnificent, hilly countryside which gives Rwanda its stature as “the Land of a Thousand Hills” and check into your hotel for dinner and overnight stay. Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch, Supper).

4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Tour

Silverback Gorilla in Volcanoes National park, Rwanda.

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Parc National des Volcans

Your driver/guide will transfer you early in the morning to the park offices for pre-trek briefing for all guests. Following your trek, you will visit Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village, based in the community bordering Parc National des Volcans. At the village, you will have a wonderful, interactive experience, learning all about Rwandan traditions, culture, song and dance. You will also have the opportunity to sample local food and banana beer and visit a local household or school. As well, you can choose to visit some of the local community projects and co-operatives to see, first hand, how your travel with us contributes to making a difference in people’s lives.

On the drive back to your hotel, depending on available time you may visit Ruhengeri Market, providing you with an opportunity to see and buy local Rwandan fabrics, foods, handicrafts etc, visit the twin lakes, Lake Burera and Lake Ruhondo and marvel at the views of the Virunga Mountain chain. Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch, Supper).

Day 3: Second Day of Gorilla Trekking in Parc National des Volcans

Have an early morning breakfast and transfer to Park offices, again for pre-trek briefing for all guests and choosing the gorilla group you want to track. After gorilla tracking, you will drive to Gisenyi town located on the shores of Lake Kivu. Lake Kivu is one of the great lakes in Africa and the largest of the fresh water lakes that gleam in the Albertine (Western) rift of the Great Rift Valley. Lake Kivu stands at 1461m (4,790ft) above sea level and is Africa’s highest lake. The northern shore is subject to eruptions from nearby Mt Nyiragongo. With its waterfront and sandy beaches, Gisenyi is a wonderful place to relax, with the captivating feel of a tropical beach resort. The afternoon will be spent relaxing after two days of mountain gorilla trekking. Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch, Supper).

Day 4: Urwibutso Ecotourism Project  – Transfer to Kigali

Halfway back to Kigali, you will make a stopover in Nyirangarama for lunch and then tour the Urwibutso Ecotourism Project. The Urwibutso Enterprise supports local farmers and contributes to social and economic development in the area, providing schools and education, creating jobs and opportunities, particularly for women, and training for farmers. This has made the community of Rulindo District one of the most self-sustainable communities in Rwanda and a role-model to others. You will then proceed to the airport, or hotel in Kigali. Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch, Supper).

End of the 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Tour.

The 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Tour Includes;

  • Park Entrance fees
  • Gorilla Permits
  • Kigali City Tour
  • Bottled water
  • Professional Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

However, the 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Tour excludes expenses of personal nature like; tobacco, telephone, drinks, laundry, personal insurance, Visa, tips to guides, any other items not mentioned in the itinerary.

NOTE:

This itinerary can be changed upon request to best suit your preferred tourist destinations and accommodation options. Prices will be provided upon request. ENQUIRE NOW.

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