4 Days Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda

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The 4 Days Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda gives you the experience of tracking the mountain gorillas which takes place in Volcanoes National Park. The National park has a total of 400 mountain gorillas which is half of the 880 whole population of gorillas remaining in the whole world.

This 4 Days  Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda gives you the opportunity to experience  gorilla trekking in Rwanda of the mountain gorillas as well as the golden monkeys within the same park. The park has 10 habituated gorilla families which can be visited on a daily basis by visitors interested  gorilla trekking in Rwanda.

The gorilla trekking in Rwanda tour package also includes a visit to Kigali city where you can visit the genocide memorial site that was put in place to commemorate the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi which took place in Rwanda, National Museum with lots of historical items of the country and was given to Rwanda by the Belgium government.

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Kigali International Airport

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Itinerary of 4 days gorilla trekking in Rwanda

 

Day 1 : Pick up from Airport- Volcanoes National Park

this gorilla trekking in Rwanda tour package will start When you arrive at Kigali Airport, you will be picked up by your driver guide who will drive you to Kigali which is Rwandas capital. After your lunch in the city you will set out for a city tour; this city has well developed markets, amazing history which is to do with the 1994 genocide-you will be able to visit the genocide memorial site, also have a visit in art galleries.

Later embark on your journey to Volcanoes National Park which is located approximately 80 km from Kigali. Arrive at the park and check in at the lodge of your choice, Have dinner and overnight.

 

Day 2 : Gorilla trekking in Rwanda -Volcanoes national park

Enjoy a hefty breakfast in the morning; after be picked up by your guide that will take you to the headquarters of the park, where you will be briefed about the rules and regulations concerning gorilla trekking in Rwanda.

This activity is really thrilling as you will have amazing views of the Virungas, and when you meet the gentle giants you will watch them play, feed, among other things, which is an unforgettable experience. On top of watching the gorillas you will be able to see other animals like elephants, monkeys, buffaloes as well as various species of birds.

Later after trekking head back to the lodge for a late lunch. Throughout the evening, you can take a walk in the community or choose to stay and unwind at the lodge

 

Day 3 : Golden monkey tracking or optional Dian Fossey tomb visit

Have breakfast early enough and after carry on guided by the park ranger to track the golden monkeys, these animals are very interesting to watch while they play, move around trees and feed. Another alternative could be visiting the Dian Fosssey tomb.

Here you will find out a lot concerning this primatologist who once took care of mountain gorillas (please note that; optional activities are not included in the final costing). Return to the lodge for lunch and in the afternoon, visit a local school where you will interact with the locals

 

Day 4 : Kigali city tour- Departure

After a heavy breakfast, check out of the park and transfer to Kigali airport. In the meantime you will go for a city tour and visit a few places like pottery projects, markets, handicraft shops, the national museum etc.

Later have lunch still in the city and drive to the airport for your flight back home. end of service of 4 days gorilla trekking in Rwanda

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The food may not be sophisticated but benefits from the inclusion of fresh fruit and vegetables. You will find a largely vegetarian diet, although meat is available. The cuisine is largely based around beans, potatoes, sweet potatoes, bananas, and rice.

 

Any time of year is a good time to travel in Rwanda. Rwanda is known as eternal spring. It maintains a relatively even temperature of about 76.3°F – 82°F/ 24.6°C – 27.6 °C. The hottest time of year is August through September. Evenings are often cool and refreshing and a sweater is suggested. There are two rainy seasons, March through May and October through December. The rainy season shows itself typically with a daily downpour mixed with sunshine. The annual rainfall averages 31.5 in/ 80 cm.

 

Applied cancellation fees differ between packages (including accommodation and/or car rental) and day tours.

Cancellation of packages

For cancellations received up to 30 calendar days before the scheduled departure, a 20% cancellation fee will be charged.

For cancellations received 15 -29 calendar days before the scheduled departure date a 60% cancellation fee will be charged.

For cancellations received 7 -14 calendar days before the scheduled departure date a 80% cancellation fee will be charged.

For cancellations received within 7 calendar days before the scheduled departure date a 100% cancellation fee will be charged

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