2 Days gorilla safari Rwanda gives you a chance to encounter the best wildlife in the world. This safari is best for those with limited time but prefer to discover what Volcanoes national park has to offer. Volcanoes national park is one of the few parks in the world that host mountain gorillas, found in the Virunga chain of mountains. Volcanoes national park in Rwanda is home to one third of the mountain gorillas found in the virunga and over 10 groups have been habituated for gorilla trekking safari.
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– Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Volcanoes national park and visit the twin lakes.
– Day 2: Gorilla trekking and transfer back to Kigali.
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Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Volcanoes national park and visit the twin lakes.
After having breakfast, start the journey to northern direction of Rwanda. The journey will take you through the beautiful landscape of the rolling hills hence appreciate why Rwanda is called the land of thousand hills. Have lunch at the lodge and in the afternoon drive to the twin lakes; Ruhondo and Burera found on the outskirts of the park. Have a boat ride to explore the beautiful scenery. Dinner and overnight will be served at the lodge.
Luxury: Mount Gorilla View Lodge
Mid- Range: Le’ Bambou Gorilla Lodge
Budget: Muhabura Hotel
Day 2: Gorilla trekking and transfer to Kigali.
After having breakfast, drive to the park headquarters for briefing and by 8am you go to the starting point of the trek into the park. The park rangers give you walking sticks that aidin keeping your footing in certain rough terrain. It can take few minutes or several hours of trekking to meet the mountain gorillas. During the trek, you spot other wildlife like forest elephants, buffaloes and plenty of endemic birds and numerous primates.
Upon meeting the mountain gorillas, you’re only given one hour with them to have pictures, as well as observing these gentle giants. Return to the lodge for lunch and after transfer back to Kigali to catch your departure flight or be dropped at your hotel in Kigali to mark the end of this 2 days tour.
End of the safari
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