The 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking to Volcanoes National Park for mountain gorilla trekking. Volcanoes National Park is a very popular Rwanda safari destination because of Mountain gorilla trekking expeditions. Mountain gorilla trekking is probably the best wilderness adventure activity on the African continent that gets travelers more personal than ever to wildlife. Gorilla tours into Rwanda are adventurous, exciting, fun and educative. After the gorilla trek, either go for golden monkey tracking or a hike to the Dian Fossey tombs near Karisoke research center. The trip ends with a Kigali city tour to the genocide memorial sites, local markets and museums..
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Kigali International Airport|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.|
Depending on your arrival time to Kigali-Rwanda, meet our driver guide at Kigali International Airport who will brief you on what your Rwanda Gorilla Trek covers. Your 4 days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking starts with Kigali city tours which includes Kigali genocide site, and museum and craft markets. In case of late arrivals, you will spend a night in your preferred hotel in Kigali. After touring Kigali city, you have lunch at Hotel Des Mille or your preferred hotel and then drive northwestwards to Volcanoes National Park-a prominent home to a section of rare mountain gorillas.
Gorilla trekking rules and regulations
- Only persons above 15 years are allowed to trek mountain gorillas
- You have only an hour to have face to face encounter with mountain gorillas
- Do not go to trek gorillas if you are sick
- Keep a distance of 7-8 meters away from gorillas at all times
- No flashlight camera should be used while taking photos of gorillas
- Only 8 visitors are allowed to trek 1 habituated group
Getting to Volcanoes National Park
Volcanoes National Park is set in northwestern Rwanda, 113 kilometres that is approximately 2-3 hours’ drive from Kigali city center. To get to Volcanoes National Park for the gorilla trek, you need a good and comfortable 4 wheel drive safari vehicle.