4 Days Rwanda Gorillas & Dian Fossey Hike

4 Days Rwanda Gorilla & Dian Fossey Trek

Day 1: Arrival in Kigali

Upon arrival at Kanombe Airport in Kigali, you will be received by our Representative who will transfer you to check in the hotel. Dinner and overnight at Serena Hotel, Radisson Blu Hotels Kigali (Luxury) / Hotel Des Milles Collins, Manor hotel, Hotel Villa Portofino Kigali (midrange)/ Five to five hotel, 5 Swiss hotel, Gorilla city center hotel(budget).

Day 2: Morning City tour and transfer to Volcanoes national park

In the morning, you will have a city tour where you will visit the genocide memorial museum, national museum and others. After lunch, you have a scenic drive through terraced hills to Volcanoes national park, home to the endangered mountain gorillas. In the evening, you may visit the Banyarwanda community and get cultural entertainment from the local people. Dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge, 5 Volcanoes Lodge (Luxury), Da Vinci Lodge, Solution Gorilla Lodge, Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge (Midrange)/Muhabura Hotel (Budget).

Day 3: Gorilla trekking and afternoon Cultural walk

After breakfast, your driver will drop you at the park headquarters along with your packed lunch for a briefing from the senior park ranger, then you will commence your memorable gorilla trekking which normally takes 2 to 6 hours in the jungle. You will be allowed to stay in the presence of the gorillas for a maximum of 1 full hour. Later return to your Hotel for Relaxation. In the evening, you may go and visit Masanze market or Buhanga Eco Park. Return for Dinner and overnight as above

Day 4: Dian Fossey Hike and transfer back to Kigali

Early in the morning after breakfast, you will go for the hike up to Dian Fossey grave, an American primatologist who dedicated her life conserving the lives of the mountain gorillas until she was killed and is buried there next to Digit, a mountain gorilla. On return you will drive back to Kigali, do some shopping and later transfer to the airport to check in for your departure flight.

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