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Gorilla Safaris Rwanda

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A guide to gorilla safaris, hiking, trekking and tracking tours, car hire rental, accommodation lodges and hotels in East Africa-Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Eastern DRC and adjacent Islands of Zanzibar, Pemba, Mafia.Car rental locations in Nairobi, Mombasa, Malindi, Kilimanjaro, Dar es Salaam, Arusha, Dodoma, Kampala, Entebbe, Kigali, Bujumbura, Goma.

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Gorilla Tracking Rwanda | Gorilla Hiking Rwanda, Trekking Safaris 4 days

(GSR 001) Rwanda Gorillas in the mist 4 Days Rwanda Tracking Safari

Surmary

This 4 days 3 nights gorilla tracking safari in Rwanda is available 365 days with daily departures from Kigali. Its a popular safari for those interested in seeing gorillas in their natural habitat and learn more about Rwanda. It can be organized from any corner of the world. Connecting flights are available from Los Angeles, New York, Boston, Chicago, Miami, Atlanta, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels, Sydney, Dubai. Flights connect via Johannesburg in South Africa, Nairobi Kenya and Kilimanjaro Tanzania.

 

Tour Highlights:

  • Gorillas in Volcanoes National Park
  • The local Markets
  • The Genocide Memorial of Gisozi
  • the twin lakes Burela and Ruhondo
  • and Gisenyi on shores of Lake Kivu

Accommodation

Three accommodation options are available-

  • Luxury at Sabyinyo Lodge, Vulcanose lodge or Bisate lodge
  • Mid Range at Mt Gorilla Vew Lodge/ Gorilla Nest Lodge/ La Babou Lodge
  • Budget at La Palme Hotel
 

Included:

  • Full board Accommodation
  • 2 gorilla permits per person
  • Guide/Ranger fees
  • Transportation in 4x4 car
  • Drinking water
  • Aiport transfers on arrival and departure
  • Tour of Twin lakes Burela and Ruhondo
  • Tour of lake Kivu
  • All government taxes
  • Evacuation cover- This cover by AAR  It covers you for 15 days while in East Africa- Kenya, Uganda , Rwanda , and Tanzania
   

DetailedTour Programme

 

Day 1 Kigali *Ruhengeri -Kinigi

Upon arrival at Kanombe Airport ( Also called Kigali Airport) , you are met and driven to your hotel. This 2Hrs drive takes you through the beautifully terraced hilly countryside of Rwanda to Ruhengeri and further to Kinigi the base of trekking and gorilla tracking. Brief stopovers are provided on the way for photography. Overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/ Kinigi Guest House / Sabyinyo Silverback Community Lodge (B/L/D)

Day 2 Rwanda-Gorilla Tracking Volcanoes National Park( Parc des Volcans)

An early morning breakfast is followed by a drive to Kinigi park headquarters for group, guide allocation and briefing. This is followed by a drive to the trailheads where hiking and trekking up the hills to the bamboo zone begins. Hiking, trekking and tracking gorillas may take 2-3 hours. Sight and stay with the Gorillas for one hour. Descend to your hotel for lunch. In the afternoon visit Lakes Burela and Ruhondo community. Return to Kinigi in time for dinner. Overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/ Kinigi Guest House / Sabyinyo Silverback Community Lodge (B/L/D) (This tour of Lakes possible if guests finish tracking on time at no extra cost).

Day 3  Gorilla  Tracking Rwanda Volcanoes National Park

An After breakfast, drive to Kinigi Park headquarters for guide, group allocation and briefing. This is followed by a drive to the trail heads where hiking/ trekking begins. Gorilla Tracking begins upon sighting of the previous night's nests. Stay with the gorillas for an hour and return to the base hotel for lunch. In the afternoon drive to Gisenyi on the shores of Lake Kivu. Overnight Kivu Serena Hotel  (B/L/D)

Day4 Ruhengeri / Gisenyi - Kigali-

An After breakfast drive to Kigali . Have a city tour followed by lunch. In the afternoon transfer to the airport for home flight.

 

Gorilla Safari Rwanda Prices / Costs

The price are based on per person sharing basis.

Prices are shown in three columns- Budget, Mid range and luxury.

BUDGET PP USD

Single PP USD 3038.00

Sharing PP USD 2509.00

3 Pax Sharing PP USD 2367.00

4 Pax Sharing PP USD 2258.00

MID RANGE PP USD

Single PP USD 3567.00

Sharing PP USD 2767.00

3 PAX sharing USD 2701.00

4 Pax Sharing PP USD 2517.00

LUXURY COST PP USD

Single PP USD 3567.00

Sharing PP USD 2767.00

3 PAX sharing USD 2701.00

4 Pax Sharing PP USD 2517.00

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The price does not include the following

  • Tips & Gratuities to guides, drivers and hotel staff
  • Beverages
  • Extra meals
  • Optional tours
  • Air fares& Visa fees
  • and Travel Insurance

Guests are advised to take a comprehensive travel insurance prior to arrival

Gorilla trekking facts

  • Gorilla Trekking,  hiking and tracking takes place at altitudes of 3000 metres-this means that moderate/ average physical fitness is what is necessary and not athletic fitness.Gorilla Trekking,  hiking and tracking takes place at altitudes of 3000 metres-this means that moderate/ average physical fitness is what is necessary and not athletic fitness.
  • Gorilla safaris Rwanda are conducted by patient, qualified and knowledgeable ranger guides with wide experience in natural history with particular attention to gorilla behaviour.
  • Gorilla Safaris in Rwanda conducted at a moderate pace with plenty of stops for resting, fielding questions further briefs etc.
  • Competitivehiking is discouraged as the aim of the guides, porters and rangers is for all the group members to make it to the gorillas and back to the base.
  • Believe it or not, the slowest hiker/ trekker will determine the pace of the trek.
  • This daily adventure has made the mountain gorilla one of the most expensive animals though not in league of the teddy bears.
  • Gorilla tracking is a clean practice (eco friendly) which ensures minimal impact to the local community, the environment and the gorillas
  • Rules and regulations have been put in place forthe safety of the trackers, the gorillas and to check adverse environmental impacts. Besides these rules and regulations guarantees the continued existence of the gorilla as species, that is to avoid the extinction of the gorillas.
  • Encounter with the Gorillas has been described as "thrilling, evocative and even emotional." The gigantic silver-backs are gentle and will rarely attach unless provoked.
  • Young gorillas are a bit adventurous even playful and will come to touching distance of individual trackers.
  • They are particularly attracted to bright colors like yellow. In that case avoid them.They are particularly attracted to bright colors like yellow. In that case avoid them.They are particularly attracted to bright colors like yellow. In that case avoid them.
  • There are currently approximately 700 mountain gorillas in the wild. Thus these animals are classified as endangered species. If unchecked gorilla trekking can endanger the life of gorillas
  • That makes a total of 56 permits per day.That makes a total of 56 permits per day.

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