Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park
Your first encounter with the gorillas on the 4 Days Rwanda Double Gorilla Trek will be today. After a sumptuous breakfast, you will drive to Kinigi park headquarters where you merge with other trekkers of the day to be briefed about the gorilla trekking rules and regulations by the park officials about the On this day, make sure that you are in your long-sleeved shirt or t-shirt-(environmentally friendly attire), trouser tucked into socks with your walking stick as well as plenty of drinking water and energy-giving snacks.
You and 7 other members of the group will visit one of the 10 habituated groups setting off at exactly 8:00 am and lasts for about 1-6 hours of the hike depending on the nature of the movement of the mountain gorillas today. Once you have found the gorilla group you are trekking, you will have a maximum of only one hour with them. Use this moment to explore in-depth about their behaviors, body gestures and take their photos.
In the evening, you can embark on a nature walk to Twin Lakes-Lake Burera and Lake Ruhondo or simply remain at the lodge to have enough rest for tomorrow’s adventure.
Accommodation Options in Musanze
- Mount Gorilla View Lodge/Bisate Lodge (Luxury)
- Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge/Virunga Lodge/Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge (Midrange)
- Muhabura Hotel/Kinigi Guesthouse (Budget)