Volacanoes National Park
A memorable safari focusing on a thought provoking encounter with the gorillas of Rwanda's Volcanoes National Park - ideal as an add-on to a Kenya or Tanzania holiday.
Day 1 - Volcanoes National Park
Upon arrival at Kigali airport, you will be met by your guide and taken on a two and a half hour drive through beautiful terraced hillsides to your lodge style accommodation. Located in the foothills of Mount Karisimbi, the lodge offers simple but comfortable chalets in picturesque surroundings.
Overnight at Gorilla Mountain View lodge
Day 2 - Volcanoes National Park &
After an early breakfast, it's a 15 minute drive to the park headquarters for registration and a briefing by your guide ready for the trek. Depending on where the gorillas are located, the trek can last between 2 - 6 hours. Moving through the dense vegetation, keep an eye out for other wildlife including golden monkey, duiker, buffalo, spotted hyena and numerous bird species. Once the gorillas are found, your group will spend about an hour with these fascinating primates, before heading back to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon head back to Kigali for an overnight stay in the Rwandan capital.
Overnight at Flame Tree Village
Day 3 - Farewell
Depart after breakfast for your transfer to Kigali Airport.
Departs daily. Price includes ensuite accommodation, Gorilla permit, transfers, daily breakfast, two lunches and one dinner. Please note luggage restriction of 15kg. Accommodation specified is subject to availability and may be substituted to a similar or higher standard if necessary.