This 2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking & Cultural Tour begins and ends in Rwanda’s capital, Kigali. You will start the gorilla excursion from Kinigi, the headquarters of the Volcanoes national park and on the second day, you will have a full day of cultural experience in the Gorilla’s guardians village (Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village). It is recommended that to get the best on your 2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking and Cultural tour, you should be in Rwanda a day before the trip begins.
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Today, we shall leave Kigali very early in the morning at 5:00 am to take an early drive to Volcanoes National Park in Ruhengeri, Northwest of Rwanda. The park is located in a distance of 116km (2 Hours of Driving) and by 7:00 am, we shall already be at the park headquarters waiting to be briefed and allocated specific gorilla groups to track on the day.
At about 8:00 am, you will be transferred to the starting point of the trek and then hike into the forest to search for the mountain gorillas. The process of gorilla trekking usually lasts for 30 minutes – 6 hours until you meet these enchanting primates of the wild. Your guides will allow you to be with the mountain gorillas for a maximum of an hour and then descend back to the lodge. In the evening, you may go for cultural encounters and interactions with the local people.
This is the day for your cultural tour experience in Rwanda. Early in the morning, you wake up to a tasty breakfast and start your Rwanda cultural tour with a drive to the Iby’wachu cultural village for a detailed account of the Kinyarwanda traditions and culture dating from the pre-colonial era. This is the most enticing of this tour as you get to participate in real life with the people here having the opportunity to taste the local foods and locally brewed wines. You will participate in cultural activities such as storytelling, singing and dancing, preparing the local cuisine, among others. In the late afternoon, you will take your journey back to Kigali arriving late in the evening.
End of the 2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking and Cultural Tour