Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National park
On arrival, you will be welcomed by our Driver/guide who will transfer you northwards to Volcanoes national park in Musanze, a home to 360 Mountain Gorillas. Dinner and overnight at Gorillas view Hotel / 5 Volcanoes Lodge (Luxury) / Gorilla Solution Lodge, Le bamboo Lodge, La Palme Hotel (midrange) / Muhabura Hotel, Kinigi Guest House (Budget)
Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking
In the morning, transfer to Kinigi park headquarters for a briefing by the park warden. Guests are accordingly allocated their specific gorilla groups for trekking. At 8:00 am local time all tourists will transfer to various starting points for gorilla trekking. Normally it takes 1 to 8 hours to encounter the mountain gorillas as they keep moving from one point to another. Upon spotting them, you are free to stay in their presence taking photographs and imitating their calls. Then return to the point where your vehicle is stationed so as to transfer you to the next available programme.
Spend part of your evening at Iby’iwachu Cultural Village for a cultural experience where you will be able to engage in banyarwanda cultural activities for example community guided walks, visiting the king’s palace, Batwa pottery making experience, craft making, traditional dances and famous songs of gorillas sang, just to mention a few. Dinner and overnight as above.
Day 3: Transfer to Kigali for city tour & Departure
After breakfast transfer back to Kigali. Driver / Tour guide may take you around the city – visit the Gisozi Genocide Memorial Site and the local handicrafts market, then proceed to the airport for your departure flight.
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