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5 Days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda tour and safari is for those that are looking track the Gorillas and later extend to other countries like Uganda , Tanzania and Kenya as it allows you enough time to explore Easter Africa. It offers an opportunity to trek Rwanda Gorillas twice (Double Gorilla trekking), trek golden monkeys and a visit to the grave of Diane Fossey.
5 Days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda-Brief Itinerary
Day one: Arrival and transfer to Volcanoes National Park
Day two: Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park
Day three: Optional second Gorilla trek in Volcanoes
Day Four: A visit to the grave of the fallen gorilla hero Diane Fossey
Day Five: Drive to Kigali for your flight out.
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Arrival and visit Kigali memorial centerPast arrival and after having got in touch with your guide, get on a Visit to Kigali genocide Memorial center referred to as the general exhibition ground of genocide in Rwanda the only place where the genocide truth lies like historical Rwanda genocide story of 1994, catalogues with details of the genocide using photographs, video and written accounts plus a range of artifacts, personal testimonies then Memorial Gardens containing ten graves and National Documentation Centre of the Genocide all add to the importance of the deceased. Drive to Ruhengeri for dinner and overnight. Lodge: Lebambou Gorilla Lodge. Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner. Drive time: 2 hours.
Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National ParkAfter breakfast, you will move to the headquarters of the park where your guide will complete the essential official procedure of briefing. You will meet your ranger guide for a briefing about gorilla tracking in volcanoes national park the activity that prepares you for the great life time experience of the natural beauty and later start with the first phase of tracking in the tropical forest that will provide comfort to fill the natural cool breeze of the park. After your gorilla trek activity, return to your lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight. Lodge: Lebambou Gorilla Lodge Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Optional second gorilla trek or golden monkey.Enjoy a second optional gorilla tracking which aims at exhausting the different gorilla types than the one of the day before. By so doing, get a chance to track while identifying each gorilla by name in the gorilla group to the maximum that at the end of the day you can be able to know their differences and what brings such between the tracked groups. You can as well go for golden monkey trekking as Volcanoes National Park is one place where gold meets with silver. Enjoy a bush or forest lunch before returning to the Lodge for dinner and overnight. Lodge: Lebambou Gorilla Lodge Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Visit the African hero of gorillasAfter breakfast take a visit to the grave of the late Dian Fossey the first white Gorilla Hero of Africa and an American naturalist get to learn how one can become a hero by listening to her history and struggle efforts to the gorilla lifestyle, and if possible you can even grab your copy of Gorillas in the mist a natural move based on natural beauty of Africa rainy forests. Later have a free leisure break dinner and overnight at your lodge. Lodge: Lebambou Gorilla Lodge Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Drive back to Kigali to depart back homeWake up in the morning after breakfast and then drive to Kigali to catch up with your flight back home which marks the end of your safari. Drive time: 2 hours Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch
- Airport transfers on first and last day,
- Transport in a 4×4 safari vehicle
- Services of an English speaking driver guide
- Fuel for the whole trip
- Accommodation and meal plan as per the itinerary
- All park entrance fees
- Drinking water while in the vehicle
- Gorilla permit at USD1500.00 per person per trek
- Pre and post tour accommodation in Entebbe or Kampala
- International airfares
- Rwanda Visa which must be applied online at least two weeks
- Items of personal nature such as tips, drinks, and laundry
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