1 day Rwanda Gorilla trekking tour is a one Rwanda gorilla safari trip taking you for gorilla trekking in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park. This One-day gorilla safari in Rwanda is designed to enable time-constrained Rwanda safari undertakers that want to trek and see the critically endangered mountain gorillas.
The 1 day Rwanda gorilla safari trip starts in Kigali city and ends in Kigali city though it is advisable to spend the night prior to this day around Ruhengeri because it involves early wake-up. After trekking gorillas you will then visit the interesting Kigali city tour for you to visit the Genocide memorial museum, Rwanda local communities, and as they go on with their Markets.
You will wake up as early as possible so as to depart by 04:30 am for a 116km journey about 3 hours’ drive to Volcanoes National Park – the haven for gorilla trekking. You will pass through Rwanda’s hilly landscapes when it is still in the dark though you won’t be surprised to meet the locals along the road also going early going to their respective daily routines – as it is believed that an early bird catches the worm. By 8:00 am, you are already at the park headquarters –Kinigi for briefing and eventual gorilla trekking experience. During this session, you are allocated to a gorilla family to track and if, with a special case, rangers can be consulted for special arrangement. You will head off to the volcanic lush vegetation in search of gorillas. The trek is quite thrilling as you go through amazing landscapes amidst bird sights and another wildlife crossing including monkeys, wild pigs, and if lucky wild elephants.
The trek takes 2 – 8 hours as gorillas are unpredictable thus packed lunch is required. The jungle sounds will accompany you up to that long waited moment of direct contact with gorillas. You will see them as they forage, play, socialize, and sometimes charge. The state of wonder that will engulf your heart could leave your camera film with no space for other encounters. The full one hour is enough to optimize this experience after which you will retreat to the starting point to embark on your journey to Kigali city.
Airport transfers Transportation by safari van Accommodation and meals as per itinerary Gorilla permits, one per person to be paid in advance Driver allowances En-route lunches Visit the equator and Igongo cultural Center.
personal nature expenses of excludes: laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, porter fee while trekking, Air fare, Visa, drinks, personal insurance, personal shopping bills and cigarettes.