3 DAY RWANDA GORILLA SAFARI
This 3 Day Rwanda Gorilla Safari to Volcanoes National Park (PNV) in Rwanda, a home to over 360 mountain gorillas. The park also harbors the endangered golden monkeys. Enjoy an exhilarating trek through the cultivated foothills of the Virunga Mountains in search for the gentle giants. At the end of your visit you will appreciate what kept conservationist Dian Fossey living in this same forest for 18 years protecting these wonderful Wildlife.
- Day 01: Kigali - Volcanoes National Park.
- Day 02: Gorilla Trekking In Volcanoes.
- Day 03: Volcanoes National park - Kigali
3 DAY RWANDA GORILLA SAFARI
Tour Starts: Kigali.
Tour Destination(s): Volcanoes National Park
Age Limit: 15+ years.
No. of Nights: 01 night.
Minimum No. of Travelers: 02 sharing a twin / double room.
Maximum No. of travelers: 04 persons in a group.
#Solo Travelers are Welcome to join this tour.
Getting around: 4×4 Vehicle.
*Rwanda Gorilla Permits included in the tour Price.
Accommodation before the tour departs and on the last day can be arranged at an EXTRA cost.
ITINERARY (DAY BY DAY) – 3 DAY RWANDA GORILLA SAFARI
DAY 01: TRANSFER FROM KIGALI TO VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK.
Meet your drive guide at Kigali International Airport and drive north-wards through the beautiful majestic hills that characterize much of the landscape in Rwanda, gradually climbing to the base of the awesome volcanoes with about five (05) peaks visible. Check into settle into Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Drive time(s): Kigali - Musanze = 2-hours drive.
Accommodation: Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge.
Meal Plan: Lunch en route & Dinner (LD).
DAY 02: GORILLA TREKKING IN VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK.
Breakfast: thereafter with between 01-02 litres of bottled drinking water, a raincoat, a pair of long sleeved shirt + trousers, good walking shoes, repellent, a camera with extra charged batteries and extra memory chips all packed up in a waterproof day-pack, your driver guide will transfer you to the Volcanoes Gorillas trekking briefing point. After the briefing, you will embark on the trek through the Volcanoes National Park in search for mountain gorillas. Upon finding them, you will be allowed up to 01-hour with them – viewing and photographing them.
Accommodation: Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner (BLD).
DAY 03: SECOND GORILLA TREKKING OR GOLDEN MONKEY TRACKING, AND TRANSFER TO KIGALI
Breakfast; thereafter check out of the lodge with all your belongings and embark on your journey to Kigali - Lunch in Kigali, and thereafter transfer to the airport for onward flight back home.
Drive time(s): Musanze - Kigali = 2-hours drive.
Accommodation: Not Included in Tour Price - But can Be arranged at EXTRA cost.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, & Lunch en route. (BL).
End of Service – 3 Day Rwanda Gorilla Safari
WHERE YOU WILL STAY WHILE ON YOUR 3 DAY RWANDA GORILLA SAFARI.
LE BAMBOU GORILLA LODGE (MID RANGE)
Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge is located strategically near the Volcanoes National park which is home to the endangered Mountain Gorillas. This lodge offers mid-range accommodation for gorilla trekker’s. It's proximity to the park headquarters is very much convenient for trekkers, whereas its location offers full breathtaking view of Mountain Sabyinyo and the rest of the Virunga chain of mountains....you are literally sleeping at the foot of the Sabyinyo Volcanoes
GETTING AROUND - 5 DAY UGANDA GORILLA AND CHIMPANZEE SAFARI.
STANDARD OFFER: 4X4 SAFARI CUSTOMIZED MINI VAN
Our standard mode of transportation is Road transport with the use of 4×4 Safari Customized Vans as our standard offering.
Our Vans have an open roof that offers a 360° animal view allowing for photography while on safari.
Our Vans take a maximum of 06 passengers each with the privilege of having a personal window seat.
UPGRADE: 4X4 SAFARI CUSTOMIZED LANDCRUISER
Our land cruisers come fully air conditioned and with a cool box fully packed with complimentary en route drinks and snacks. The trucks all have large windows and an open roof that offers a 360° animal view allowing for photography while on safari.
TOUR RATES & DATES - 3 DAY RWANDA GORILLA SAFARI.
This trip is a small group Private trip that admits 02 -04 persons traveling in a group. The tour departs daily and can be further customized to Meet your interests.
*pp - Per Person.
*All rates quoted are based on two (02) persons sharing a room.
INCLUDES / EXCLUDES – 3 DAY RWANDA GORILLA SAFARI.
TOUR PRICE QUOTED ABOVE INCLUDES:
- 01 Rwanda Gorilla trekking permit per person on this tour - (USD750).
- 02 nights Accommodation at the lodge mentioned or similar - subject to availability at time of booking this tour.
- Meals as indicated in the itinerary.
- Ground transportation in a 4X4 minivan - Upgrades available at Extra Cost.
- Services of an English speaking driver-guide. (Other Language guides – EXTRA Cost)
- All fuel Costs for the tours as per the itinerary.
- Bottled mineral water in the car NOT at the lodges.
TOUR PRICE QUOTED ABOVE EXCLUDES:
- Rwanda Visa -US$30.
- Any government imposed increments on park fees and/or taxes.
- Accommodation on the day before the tour departs
- Accommodation on the last day.
- International flights (from/to home).
- Tips (tipping guideline US$10 pp per day).
- Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
Add-On Options to Consider adding to your 3 Day Rwanda Gorilla Safari.
This 3 Day Rwanda Gorilla Safari can be customized to include; a visit to Iby'iwacu Cultural village, and a second gorilla trekking experience or golden Monkey trekking adventure in volcanoes National Park.
Study our recommendations below, and email us your thoughts - we will help make this a unique tailor-made 3 day Rwanda Gorilla Safari - just built for you.
OPTIONAL - NOT INCLUDED IN TOUR PRICE - EXTRA COST:
On Day 02, In the afternoon after your gorilla trek, if you fill fairly strong enough to take on another activity, we do recommend visiting the Iby'iwacu Cultural Village - here you will get an insight into Rwandas culture.
OPTIONAL - NOT INCLUDED IN TOUR PRICE - COSTS EXTRA - REQUIRES PRIOR PLANNING & BOOKING:
On Day 03, you may opt to indulge in a second gorilla trekking - USD750 or rather opt to go for golden Monkey Trekking - USD100 in Volcanoes National Park. Both activities will be charged as EXTRAS and are therefore Not included in price quoted for this tour. Speak to us if you would like us to add either one of these activities.
This 2 Day Rwanda Gorilla Safari is an express gorilla trekking Safari that starts and ends In Kigali. The tour is designed for people visiting Rwanda for business but would like to indulge in mountain gorilla trekking In Rwanda. Rwanda Gorilla Permit - USD750 included per person booked on this tour.
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