A Three days Gorillas Trekking and Birding is the best option for avian tourists. This is a three days gorilla trekking tour in Rwanda. Trekking can take minutes or hours depending on where the gorillas decide to rest from the previous day.
With Three days Gorillas Trekking and Birding safaris, You will have a magical chance to see mountain gorillas: “feeding and crushing through the underbrush, babies running around and full-grown gorillas inching toward observers loudly declaring their importance.” and experience a memorable bird-watching as Rwanda is among east Africa’s most exciting destinations – within this relatively small and compact country, there over 701 bird species of which 27 are Albertine Rift endemics.
Day 1: Arrival
Arrival in Kigali Rwanda – Transfer to Ruhengeri for early arrivals or stay in a hotel in Kigali for late arrivals Arrive.On arrival at Kigali International Airport, our professional drivers and guides will be there waiting and they will take you to your reservation and will brief you on the trip for those who are spending the night in Kigali. For those continuing to Musanze (ex Ruhengeri), the journey will start after a lunch break in Kigali. A full briefing on the trip will be given over dinner at hotel (recommended).
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking and other attractions
In the morning after breakfast, we can track in the forest on the edge of the Virunga mountain chain, to find one of the latest mountain gorilla families in the world. Early morning drive to Ruhengeri, for those who would have spent the night in Kigali, passes through magnificent views of the hilly countryside which give Rwanda its stature as “a country of a thousand hills”. Upon arrival,transfer to Park offices for pre-Mountain Gorilla visit briefing for all guests. After the gorilla trek there will be an opportunity to explore other community-based tourism attractions. Advise visitors to spend night in Ruhengeri to avoid lateness. On this day (depending on trekking time), we offer you a choice of value added package from the following:
Birding with local guides around Buhanga eco-park, a home of more than 100 spices of bird including the rare migrant African Pitta
Visit Ruhengeri Market, providing you with an opportunity to see and buy local Rwandan fabrics and to see how local markets are organized.
Attend traditional dance
Visit a local household and experience local lifestyle
Walks in villages surrounding the park and interact with local people and traditional healers.
Visit the twin lakes Burera and Ruhondo Overnight at the Mountain Gorillas Nest hotel, La Palme hotel or Muhabura hotel
Day 3: Birding in Buhanga forest and cultural history exploration
If you missed a birding on the previous day, have a morning bird walk in Buhanga forest or wetland of twin lakes. After lunch, drive to Kigali, and we can have City tour and visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial. With an ever green feel of fresh air, Kigali is the cleanest and safest city in the region. Kigali’s face is her fortune; it is this dramatic beauty from which its name is derived. There are, however, other factors; Kigali is a city that delights the mind as well as the eye of any visitor. It is the city where the past lives comfortably with the present!!
- Gorilla Permits
- Birding Permits
- Park Ranger Fees
- Relevant Government Taxes
- Full time English or/and French speaking Driver/Guide
- Ground Transportation by a 4×4 vehicle
- Airport transfer, as long as your flight is on the same day on which the safari ends
- Visa Fees
- Personal Insurance
- Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities.
Find the list of recommended lodges to be enjoyed during your stay in Volcanoes national Park during Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda.
Volcanoes national park is located in the northern province of Rwanda , its ranked as the home to the mountain gorillas and all gorilla trekking tours offered by Active African Vacations leads to Volcanoes national Park. Hotels & lodges found in this park include mountain gorilla view lodge,volcanoes lodge, Kinigi guest house,Muhabura hotel,Villa Da Gorilla,Five volcanoes lodge.
|Muhabura Hotel Budget
||Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
||Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge luxury
Nyungwe forest national park is well known for chimpanzee tracking & canopy walk, its located in southern rwanda, it has accommodation facilities ranging from Mid Range, Budget and luxury lodges. it has Gisakura guest house, Nyungwe forest lodge and nyungwe hill top Lodge. Book a Discounted price safari to nyungwe with Rwagasabo safaris Rwanda to enjoy the stay in any of the accommodation below.
|One & Only Nyungwe House
Visit Rwanda Chimpanzee Tracking in nyungwe forest with the overnight stay in One & Only Nyungwe House that is a luxury lodge 5 Stars hotel recommended by Active African Vacations.
|Gisakura Guesthouse budget
Traveling on budget option , Gisakura guest house is recommended to primates travelers that visit Nyungwe forest national park for chimpanzee tracking in the wild,its offering basic accommodation for travelers.
|Nyungwe hill top view Mid range
Find mid range accommodation in nyungwe forest recommended by Active African Vacations called Nyungwe Hill Top lodge , offering moderate accommodation facilities to travelers .Book chimps Trek in Rwanda.
Akagera Wildlife national park is among the top destination for wildlife conservation, enjoy wildlife game drive & Boat cruise in Akagera National Park. Its still lacking budget lodges and accommodation needs to be booked in advance.
Being one of the best getaways and destinations at Akagera Np, the lodge offers exquisite reliable accommodation that is comfortable to all that visit the park on holiday.
Situated along the shores of Lake Ihema offering exceptional views of the surrounding, Ruzizi tented camp has 7 en-suite tents suitable for all travelers worldwide.