The two days Rwanda gorilla tour is a short tour package that brings visitors in the natural vicinity of mountain gorillas and offers visitors a trip through Kigali city – Rwanda’s capital city where they visit the; Genocide memorial sites like Nyamata church and Gisozi, craft shops and local markets and later rewarding them with a cultural treat to the Iby’wacu Cultural Village.
Day 1: Kigali City Tour – Volcanoes National Park
Your tour guide will pick you up from either your hotel or airport for a Kigali city tour; taking you through the clean city of Rwanda enjoying its beautiful buildings – all in modern designs and architecture, visiting the Nyamata Church, Gisozi Genocide Memorial site, Kandt Richard House among others, craft shops and local markets. Later, drive North West through a beautiful panoramic view of the Virunga Mountains bringing you to Musanze province formerly known as Ruhengeri town – the base for mountain gorilla trekking in Rwanda. With an early arrival, you may proceed with a Iby’wacu Cultural visit or a guided community nature walk to the nearby volcanoes. Dine and rest at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (luxury) Volcanoes Lodge (Super Luxury), Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge / La Palme (Mid-range), Muhabura Hotel (Basic).
Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking – Return to Kigali city
Enjoy your early morning cup of coffee and report to Kinigi park headquarters by 7:00 am for briefing from the head guide on all the trekking rules, guidelines and the code of conduct when within the apes’ vicinity. You should always keep calm, silent and still when with these creatures, always keep away from the gorillas at 7 meters feet even in cases where the baby gorillas may try approaching you, to avoid distracting them and for safety measures. The dominant silverback is the leader of the group and always looking out for its family members. On meeting the gorillas, enjoy an hour observing them and taking photographs. At the end of this remarkable encounter, retrieve to the starting point; meet your guide for your return to Kigali city to either the hotel or airport.
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