This 2 day Rwanda gorilla tracking tour to Volcanoes National Park is the best option for visitors to Rwanda who have only a little time to spend in the country but yet they are interested in gorilla tracking. It’s also the cheapest gorilla safari package but still offers an excellent wildlife experience.
- Day 01: Travel to Volcanoes National Park
- Day 02: Mountain gorilla tracking and transfer back to Kigali
Day 1: Travel to Volcanoes National Park
In the morning, you will either be picked up from your hotel or airport and transferred to Kinigi in Ruhengeri. Upon your arrival, you will check into your hotel and visit Iby’wachu village for traditional dance performances. Dinner and overnight stay at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (high end)/La Palme Hotel(Deluxe)/Muhabura Hotel(Budget).
Day 2: Mountain gorilla tracking and transfer back to Kigali.
In the morning you will , go for a briefing at the park headquarters. Drinking water and a packed lunch will be provided. Then proceed to the forest to track the gorillas. This activity may take you 1-8 hours depending on the movement of the apes in the forest. After finding and staying with the gorillas for a maximum of an hour, the guide will transfer you back to Kigali for your scheduled flight.