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3 Day Trekking Rwanda Gorillas & Dian Fossey

3 Day Trekking Rwanda Gorillas & Dian Fossey

The 3 Day Trekking Rwanda Gorillas & Dian Fossey hike cover gorilla trekking and Dian Fossey hike in Volcanoes National Park, Kigali city tour. Volcanoes National Park is in Musanze Province of Rwanda about 2-3 hours’ drive.

Activities to do on 3 days Rwanda gorilla and Dian Fossey hike

  • Kigali city tour
  • Gorilla trekking
  • Dian Fossey hike

Brief itinerary

  • Day 1: Drive to Volcanoes National Park
  • Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park
  • Day 3: Dian Fossey hikes and returns to Kigali

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Drive to Volcanoes National Park

Pick up from a hotel or place of residence after breakfast and later, briefing on what your 3 days Rwanda gorilla and Dian Fossey hike are all about. You will have a city tour in Kigali where you will pay a visit to the Gisozi genocide site and nearby tourist sites. Later, you will be transferred to Volcanoes National Park.

Accommodation choices: Luxury: Mount Gorilla View Lodge/Bisate Lodge | Mid-range: Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge/Da Vinci Lodge | Budget: Garden Palace Hotel/Muhabura Hotel/Kinigi Guesthouse

The 3 Day Trekking Rwanda Gorillas & Dian Fossey hike cover gorillaDay 2: Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

After early morning breakfast, you are expected at the Kinigi offices for a briefing on the set gorilla trekking guidelines. You will be assigned to one gorilla family to track in a group of 8 visitors and at 8:00 am, you will start your actual trek in Volcanoes National Park together with the park ranger guide assigned to you.

This may take you about 2-6 hours depending on your speed of hiking, nature of the habitat, and location of mountain gorillas among other factors. After one hour of gorilla encounter, return to where your trek began and connect to the lodge to have a rest. In the evening, you can choose to pay a visit to scenic Twin Lake-Burera and Ruhondo Lakes or simply chill around the lodge.

Accommodation choices: Luxury: Mount Gorilla View Lodge/Bisate Lodge | Mid-range: Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge/Da Vinci Lodge | Budget: Garden Palace Hotel/Muhabura Hotel/Kinigi Guesthouse

Day 3: Dian Fossey tomb hike and drive back to Kigali

Today, you will enjoy your breakfast, and after, you will embark on the Dian Fossey hike. This is to help you understand the conservation legacy of Dian Fossey who helped to save the lives of mountain gorillas. After, you will return and drive back to Kigali

End of the 3 Day Trekking Rwanda Gorillas & Dian Fossey

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3 Day Trekking Rwanda Gorillas & Dian Fossey includes

  • Gorilla trekking permits ($1500 per person)
  • Dian Fossey hike
  • Fulltime English speaking driver-guide
  • Kigali city tour

The Tour excludes;

  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses such as Rwanda visa,
  • cigarettes, laundry services,
  • tips to driver guide/park ranger guide,
  • porters; extra accommodation and
  • activities outside your travel plan, airfares, and others.
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