4 Days Gorilla Trek and Dian Fossey Grave

The four days safari to Rwanda will take you to visit the most visited and most interested national park that’s volcanoes national park gifted by the rare species that’s mountain gorilla the largest primate on earth. Gorillas are so fabulous fan to watch while playing in their natural setting. Not only gorillas but still you will have the chance to visit the graveyard of Dian Fossy a prominent researcher who carried out research on the behaviors of these primates for a period of over 18 years. Visiting Rwanda with such breathtaking activities is memorable, so please don’t wait just book with us to get the best.

Brief Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Volcanoes National Park
Day 2: Gorilla trekking
Day 3: Dian Fossy trek
Day 4: departure

DETAILED ITINERARY

 Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Volcanoes National Park
Upon your arrival at Kigali International Airport, you will be welcomed by our company representative/ tour guides who will greet you and brief you about the safari. If you arrive in time you will go for Kigali city tour and visit interesting places like the market center, genocide memorial sites among other interesting places in Kigali. After you will be transferred to the north of the country to Volcanoes National Park with a gorgeous view throughout. Check in into your accommodation for Dinner and an overnight stay at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/ Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge (Luxury), Le Bambou Lodge (Midrange), Kinigi Guest House (Budget)
Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 2: Gorilla trekking
After breakfast, you will be escorted by a ranger guide to the park headquarters at 08:00hours for a short briefing about the dos and don’ts while with the gorillas and also get a signed to the group booked for. After the briefing from the authorities of the park, set off into the rain tropical forest to begin the activity, Gorilla tracking is regarded as the most interesting activity on earth. Gorilla tracking time is unpredictable as it may take between 3-8 hours searching for these species. And it may involve passing through muddy and thick forest, so it is advisable to move with tracking gears like packed lunch and bottled water, long khaki or jean trousers, non flash cameras, rain gear, strong boots among others. Ounce gorillas are found you will forget all the troubles you’ve gone through and start observing their behavior and feeding patterns as you’re taking photos, before retracing your way back to the headquarters for certificate issuing and you strictly allowed staying with them for only one hour. After this wonderful moment come back to the lodge for relaxation or if you have the evening free have a scenic drive to the twin lakes Burera and Ruhondo OR go for a cultural walk to visit the neighboring people Batwa. Retire back to the lodge for Dinner and overnight stay at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/ Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge (Luxury), Le Bambou Lodge (Midrange), Kinigi Guest House (Budget)
Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 3: Dian Fossy trek
Wake up very early in the morning for a heavy breakfast, then after you will be driven to Gisenyi and trek to Dian Fossey’s grave. Dian fossey was a prominent researcher who studied the behaviors of these giant gorillas for a period of about 20 years. He made Rwanda very popular because her works and that’s why Rwanda is now very popular because these primate species. Her work came to an end when she was killed by poachers whom she has made her self unpopular. After the hike return back to the lodge for lunch. The evening is reserved for leisure. at the lodge . Return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay at luxury Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge, Midrange: Bombou Lodge/La Palme Hotel, Budget: Kinigi Guest House.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 4: departure
Wake up leisurely for a hearty breakfast and then after leave the park to Kigali. In case you missed the first Kigali city tour you go a visit the market places, Kigali genocide memorial sites, cultural sites among other interesting places in Kigali city. Have lunch within the city and then after you will be driven to Kigali international airport to meet your departure flight.

End of safari

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