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3 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trek

The 3 days gorilla tour to Rwanda takes to Volcanoes national park, a home to the highest population of mountain gorillas in the Virunga massif. Trek golden monkeys or even Hike up to Dian Fossey grave yard as you encounter other wildlife during the hike.

Trip summary

Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Parc National des Volcans (Ruhengeri)
Day 2: Gorilla tracking adventure
Day 3: Dianne Fossey/Golden monkey tracking.

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Parc National des Volcans (Ruhengeri)

On arrival at Kanombe airport in Kigali, you will be welcomed by the company representative, who will take you in a hotel for refreshments, before driving a scenic drive to Ruhengeri, in North West of the country. Dinner and overnight at Gorilla view hotel (Luxury)/ La Palme Hotel (Mid Range)/ Muhabura Hotel (Budget).

Day 2: Gorilla tracking adventure

Volcanoes national park
This is the day you will go for the memorable tracking of the gorillas in the forest. Gather at the park headquarters by 8:30am for briefing about the dos and don’ts while with the gorillas, before proceeding to the forest for the trek in search of the amazing apes. This may take 2-7 hours before encountering the gorillas, depending on their movements. Meet and stay with the gorillas for one hour, and later descend the slopes, where the guide will drive you to the hotel for lunch and relaxation. In the evening, have a nature or cultural walk for entertainment. Dinner and overnight stay. (Day 1).

Day 3: Dianne Fossey/Golden monkey tracking

On this day, you will either hike up to Dian Fossey grave, where an American primatologist was buried after dedicating her live in conserving the endangered mountain Gorillas. Learn more about her works and life of the gorillas. Or, you will go for golden monkey tracking in the forest. You will encounter other primate species along the trails as long as a variety of bird species and butterflies. On descent, you will transfer to Kigali, proceed to the airport for your departure flight.

End of the tour