The 3 days Rwanda luxury gorilla tour is by far one of the most exceptional Rwanda luxury safaris and it provides the very best of mountain gorilla trekking experience to luxury travelers on Rwanda safari. It takes you to Volcanoes National Park which is positioned in Ruhengeri region, Northwestern Rwanda approximately 2 to 3 hours’ drive from Kigali capital city. This gorilla park hosts some of the 1063 mountain gorillas which still exist on earth and prides itself as a home to 10 habituated gorilla families but on actual trek, only one group will be assigned to you to trek in a group of 8 visitors.

Your luxury gorilla tour package covers 2 nights and meals in an up-market/luxury gorilla lodge accompanied by a lot more luxury services that will be offered to you to make your holiday memorable. Your 3 days Rwanda luxury gorilla trip begins and ends in Kigali capital city of Rwanda.

Activities to do on your 3 days Rwanda luxury gorilla tour

  • Gorilla trekking
  • Cultural tour in Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village
  • Kigali city expedition

Highlights of your 3 days Rwanda luxury gorilla tour

Day 1: Travel from Kigali to Volcanoes National Park

Day 2: Gorilla trekking and visit to Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village

Day 3: Drive back to Kigali-city tour

Detailed itinerary of your 3 days Rwanda luxury gorilla tour

Day 1: Travel from Kigali to Volcanoes National Park

Your trip to Volcanoes National Park for your 3 days Rwanda luxury gorilla tour will begin with an early morning breakfast at the hotel in Kigali. Later, you will meet one of our professional tour representatives for briefing and transfer to Volcanoes National Park in Ruhengeri, about 2 to 3 hours’ drive in our comfortable 4×4 safari vehicle.  Arrive early to check in at your preferred gorilla safari lodge for dinner and a night stay as you wait to go trek mountain gorillas the next day.

Journey: 2 to 3 hours

Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner

Luxury lodges to stay in Volcanoes National Park

  • Bisate Lodge
  • Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
  • Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

Day 2: Gorilla trekking and visit to Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village

Rise up from your respective gorilla lodge to prepare and have a hefty breakfast. Later, transfer to the Kinigi to be briefed on guidelines to be observed on gorilla trekking adventure in Volcanoes National Park. The park official will assign to you a gorilla family to track in a group of 8 people. The whole gorilla trek lasts between 2 and 6 hours however, this depends on your how fast or your speed of walking, location of gorillas and how the habitat is. Once you come across these dramatic apes, only 1 hour will be spent exploring about their daily behaviors, taking pictures then you get back to the lodge.

NB: A trek to view mountain gorillas is a strenuous experience and it is important you have some packed lunch or energy giving snacks, bottled drinking water.

At the lodge after your gorilla trek, chill and share your experiences then later in the afternoon, expect to take part in a cultural tour in Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village. While here, expect to have in-depth learning about unique traditions, lifestyles, practices of the Rwandese and also enjoy the dances, music performances and a lot more. After, get back to the lodge to dine and spend a night.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Luxury lodges to stay in Volcanoes National Park

  • Bisate Lodge
  • Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
  • Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

Day 3: Drive back to Kigali-city tour

Wake up to enjoy a delicious cup of tea or coffee. Check out of your up-market gorilla lodge afterwards then meet your tour leader for return trip to Kigali for your city expedition. Places to expect to explore include the Gisozi or Kigali genocide site, other nearby historical sites, craft markets and a lot more. After, connect to Kigali International Airport for your flight back home. This marks the end of your 3 days Rwanda luxury gorilla tour.

End of your 3 days Rwanda luxury gorilla tour

The package includes

  • Gorilla permit
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Kigali city tour
  • Travel in 4×4 luxury safari vehicle
  • Cultural tour in Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village
  • Fulltime English-speaking safari guide
  • Relevant government taxes
  • All the tour activities in the itinerary but not the optional ones

The package excludes

  • Tips
  • Cigarettes
  • Rwanda visa fees
  • Telephone calls
  • Laundry services
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Hotel fees in Kigali after gorilla trip
  • Optional activities

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