Rwanda 4 Days Gorilla Trekking Tour to Parc Nationale Des Volcanoes and Mt. Visoke Hike

     

    Safari Overview
    4 Days Gorilla Trekking Parc Nationale Des VolcanoesThis 4 day gorilla tracking safari offers you the opportunity to trek mountain gorillas and Hike the Visoke/ Bisoke Mountain in Volcanoes National Park. Having a chance to see some of the last remaining 700 mountain gorillas in the world is a wonderful experience. It offers you an opportunity to trek Mt Visoke which stands at 3700m, it has the typical conic shape of a “perfect” volcano and in its crater lies a deep crater lake. It is nevertheless still a tough hike. The whole excursion can take between 5 hours and the whole day depending on the speed of the walk and the frequency of stops. The ascent typically takes around 3 hours. Parc Nationale des Volcanoes in Rwanda has five habituated gorilla families and tracking most groups in the afro-montane forest usually takes a few hours. You can also climb a volcano, visit the remains of Dian Fossey's grave or visit the endangered golden monkey.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Day 1: Parc Nationale Des Volcanoes.
    You will be picked from your hotel or place of residence and transferred to Parc Nationale des Volcanoes,. Overnight at:
     Luxury lodge (Up-market): Mountain Gorilla View Lodge or Gorillas Nest Lodge
     Moderate: La Palme Hotel or Volcanoes Gorilla Lodge
     Low Budget: Kinigi Guest House or Muhavura Lodge
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     Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner

    Day 2:  Gorilla trekking Volcanoes National Park
    Have breakfast, transfer to the park headquarters where you will meet the ranger guides. When you are done with the briefing you will begin the trekking. The trek can be quite tough that it takes a lot of time approximately 2-8 hours. Overnight at:
     Luxury lodge (Up-market): Mountain Gorilla View Lodge or Gorillas Nest Lodge
     Moderate: La Palme Hotel or Volcanoes Gorilla Lodge
     Low Budget: Kinigi Guest House or Muhavura Lodge
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    Day 3: Hike mt Bisoke/ Visoke and visit Crater Lake on the top 
    Leave the hotel very early in the morning after break fast at 0630hours to meet with your guide then drive to the park entrance where you will start your hike, hiking mountain Visoke/Bisoke takes 1-2hrs up and 1hr down depending on your fitness. Back to your hotel for lunch after, drive back to Kigali dinner and overnight stay. Overnight at:
     Luxury lodge (Up-market): Mountain Gorilla View Lodge or Gorillas Nest Lodge
     Moderate: La Palme Hotel or Volcanoes Gorilla Lodge
     Low Budget: Kinigi Guest House or Muhavura Lodge
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    Day 4: Kigali City Tour-Out
    After your African cup of coffee, ready for a drive to visit of Kigali city which includes the Genocide Memorial centre at Gisozi. The Kigali City tour will enable you visit the colorful markets, genocide memorials and craft centers are the main areas of interest. In Rwanda you will find all over the country Memorials to remember the genocide of 1994.Therafetr your afternoon lunch be transferred to Kigali Airport for your outbound flight Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch End of service

    The safari package includes
    Transportation by 4 WD safari van, Fuel expenses
    Accommodation while on safari as per the itinerary
    The costs also cover the services of English speaking driver/guide
    Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) while on safari,
    Park entrance fees
    One Gorilla permit trekking Parc Volcanoes, 1 Golden monkey trek (The second permit is usually not included in the cost. Please let us know if you want it included)
    Ranger fees
    Kigali City Tour

    Excludes:
    Local and international flights,  Personal Travel insurance, Visa Fees to Uganda, drinks, cigarettes, tips, souvenirs and any other items of personal nature.