2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Tour

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  • 2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Tour
  • faqs
  • one day tour in Uganda starting from Kabale or Kisoro towns, these towns are both situated on the beautiful edges of Bwindi impenetrable National Park.
  • carryon-gorilla-trekking-packing-list

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2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Tour

With the 2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Tour , you will visit the  Volcanoes National Park in Musanze which is a popularly known destination for Rwanda gorilla trekking.
The mountain gorillas can only be found and seen in three countries in Africa; Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

The Volcanoes national park is home to the Mountain gorillas, with over 400 Gorillas. Volcanoes national park is home to ten habituated Mountain gorilla groups/families and 8 other groups that are still under going habituation and research making the entire total of 18 groups.
The park is also home to five of the eight volcanoes of the Virunga Mountains (Karisimbi, Bisoke, Muhabura, Gahinga and Sabyinyo) which are covered in rainforest and Bamboo.

Your trek through the  Volcanoes National Park in Musanze will help you to encounter these beautiful Primates in the bamboo forests.
You will only be allowed to visit one gorilla family in a day out of the 10 Habituated gorilla families for any Rwanda gorilla tour.
Your 2 days Rwanda gorilla tour will include a Kigali City tour before or after the amazing gorilla trekking adventure in Rwanda.

2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Tour Highlights

Itinerary Summary Tour Activities
  • Day 1: Arrival for the 2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Tour, Transfer to Volcanoes National Park
  • Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park
  • Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes NP
  • Kigali City Excursion
  • Travel in a customized 4WD safari vehicle
  • Genocide Memorial Visits

PRICE PER PERSON FOR NUMBERS OF PEOPLE (FOR 2 PEOPLE, EACH PAYS $1358 PP)

Price/Cost $2398 pp $2221 pp $2162 pp $2133 pp $2115 pp $2103 pp $2103 pp $2103 pp
No of Persons 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
What is gorilla trekking age limit

Age limit is 15 years in all gorilla trekking destinations. Each traveler below 15 years is not allowed to trek mountain gorillas despite his/her physical appearance and capabilities. Age limit is put to ensure the safety of travelers and mountain gorillas in the jungle. However, if a child is almost making 15 years, his/her parent can sign an agreement as fully responsible for anything that may happen to the child during the trekking time. The letter is written and signed by the parent and then submitted to the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) or Rwanda Development Board (RDB) for confirmation.

2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Tour

Rwanda gorilla tour and trekking guidelines? 
  1. The dos and don ts of gorilla trekking include among others:
  2. Keep  a distance of seven meters away from mountain gorillas
  3. Keep within a group
  4. Speak at a low tone
  5. Avoid direct eye contact with the gorillas.
  6. Keep calm when a mountain gorilla charges
  7. Do not throw rubbish in the park
  8. Do not feed gorillas
  9. Do not touch gorillas

2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Tour Itinerary

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Day 1:  Arrival, Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Our guide will pick you up from the airport or any other place in Kigali city and after briefing you on the safari highlights, you will start your 2 days Gorilla adventure driving to the Volcanoes National Park which is located northwestern province of the country. The drive to Musanze is filled up with amazing sightseeing of the rolling hills and green landscape of Rwanda. This is why the country is dubbed “the Land of a Thousand Hills”.

Upon arrival at the park headquarters, you will check into your safari lodge and have lunch. Relax for the evening enjoying the breathtaking mountain scenery and endless views of the thriving gently sloping hills. Dinner and overnight as shown below.

  • Luxury: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
  • Mid-range: Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge
  • Budget: Kinigi Guesthouse
  • Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner

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Day 2: Gorilla Tracking in Volcanoes National Park

You will be required to be up for breakfast at 6:30 am, and thereafter transfer to the park headquarters at Kinigi for your briefing in preparation for the Gorilla trekking activity. You should have carried packed lunch from the lodge. On meeting the gorillas, you spend an incredible and satisfying one hour with the gorillas and after the trek, hike back to the starting point of the gorilla trek to connect with your driver and embark on the return journey to Kigali.

Drop – off at your hotel or residence. Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch only!

This 2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Tour Includes 2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Tour Excludes
  • Transportation by safari vehicle
  • Driver allowances
  • Airport transfers
  • Services of an English speaking driver-guide
  • Bottled Drinking Water
  • Accommodation in a booked room for 1 night
  • Gorilla tracking permits
  • En-route lunches
  • All activities listed in the itinerary
  • Airfares
  • Rwanda Visa
  • Luxury drinks
  • Laundry
  • Tips to local guides
  • Telephone fee
  • Porter fee while trekking
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal shopping bills and cigarettes
  • Any other item not mentioned above

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