5 Day Luxury Rwanda Gorilla Adventure

Places to Visit: Volcanoes National Park | Iwacu Cultural Center

Tour Overview

Enjoy Rwanda – the Land of a Thousand Hills on 5 day Gorilla – Safari-Rwanda. This is once in a lifetime experience. This 5 Day Luxury Rwanda Gorilla Adventure itinerary is short, sweet and comprises of 4 days and 3 nights in country. The focus of this trip is a visit to Volcanoes National Park and the endangered mountain gorillas. Logistically this itinerary requires a morning or early afternoon arrival flight into Rwanda as on day 1 you have a guided tour around Kigali and a visit to the genocide memorial center before driving down to the forests of Volcanoes National Park.

Highlights:

  • Mountain gorilla tracking in Parc nationale des volcans in 2 gorilla groups
  • Golden Monkey tracking or Dian Fossey Karisoke Research Centre
  • Itore  cultural  performance experience
  • Kigali city tour

Specially created for:

  • Nature lovers
  • Safari aficionados
  • Business class travellers
  • Adventure travellers

The safari at a glance

  • Day 1:  Arrive at Kigali Airport and transfer to booked hotel
  • Day 2: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park – lwacu cultural village B, L, D
  • Day 3: Gorilla Tracking in Volcanoes National Park. B, L, D
  • Day 4: Second gorilla trekking B, L, D
  • Day 5: Transfer to Kigali airport for international outbound flight B

Safari Itinerary in Detail

Day 1: Arrive at Kigali Airport

Arrive at Kigali International Airport where Nkuringo Walking Safari representative and transfer to accommodation in Kigali, in case clients arrive on day flight, you can explore Kigali town.

  • Accommodation; Kigali Serena Hotel
  • Meal plan; Bed and Breakfast

Day 2: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park – lwacu cultural village

Depart Kigali and transfer for 2 1/2 hours to Volcanoes National Park. Enroute to the park, we have an opportunity to explore Kigali and the countryside en-route to Musanze. In case we didn’t have an opportunity to visit the Genocide Museum this can be done in the morning.
In the afternoon after checking into the lodge – time permitting, we proceed for a village visit at Iby’lwacu cultural village which is a great place to get a cultural insight into Rwandan life.

  • Accommodation; Sabinyo Silverback Lodge
  • Meal plan; Full board

Day 3 : Gorilla Tracking in Volcanoes National Park.

With Early Morning Breakfast and parked lunch, we set off to parc nationale des Volcans headquarter for the gorilla trek briefing, a cup of Rwandan coffee or tea and some delightful Intore dancing performed for you.
Before setting up for the trek, you will need to be closed in long trousers, long-sleeved shirt, light rain-jacket, hat with wide brim, gardening gloves to pull yourself up on branches, hiking boots with good traction and that are worn in. The gorilla trek itself is between 3 and 5 hours or longer. It is well worth it and the experience of a lifetime for you. Simply a most amazing and most memorable experience and you will have that experience twice, in two different countries and locations.

  • Accommodation; Sabinyo Silverback Lodge
  • Meal plan; Full board

Day 4 – Second gorilla tracking

After an early breakfast, we again proceed to the park headquarter were we shall again be briefed about the dos and don’ts while trekking these gentle creatures for the second time. Each day is a new day in the wild and today we shall be tracking a different gorilla group remember each family behavior differ from the other so this is another special moment. In the afternoon, relax at the lodge

  • Accommodation; Sabinyo Silverback Lodge
  • Meal plan; Full board

Day 5 – Transfer to Kigali airport for international outbound flight

After breakfast, check out from the lodge at leisure and the be transferred to Kigali international airport to heck in for your international flight

Interested? Ready to go or want to know more? Let us know, below. Or email info@nkuringowalkingsafaris.com.