4 days Gorilla trekking & bisoke mountain

The 4 days Gorilla trekking & bisoke mountain climb presents an ideal opportunity for the world travelers to track primates and an adventure mountain climb. The safari features mountain gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park where a section of the 604 mountain gorillas known to be thriving in the virunga massif exist, the adventure hike to bisoke mountain where you summit the 3711 m above sea level and eventually the genocide tour in Kigali presenting a historical tour of the 1994 rwandan Genocide.
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SAFARI HIGHLIGHT for 4 days Gorilla trekking & bisoke mountain

Day one : Arrive in Rwanda-kigali International Airport and transfer to volcanoes National Park.
Day two : undertake gorilla trekking and relax at the lodge.
Day three : undertake the adventure climb to Bisoke mountain
Day four : Transfer back to Kigali city and visit the genocide memorial 

SAFARI IN DETAIL for 4 days Gorilla trekking & bisoke mountain

Accommodation ( click on a particular accommodation to view more details about it)

Day one: Arrive in Rwanda–kigali and transfer to volcanoes

Following your long flight, you arrive at Kigali international airport where you will find the safari Guide who will be waiting to offer you a courteous welcome. After briefing you about Rwanda and the safari in particular, you embark on the transfer to Volcanoes National Park 116 km about 2-3 hours drive. You enjoy the drive through hilly countryside that has earned Rwanda a dub as the land of thousand hills. You continue and arrive in Ruhengeri in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

ACCOMMODATION

Upmarket/Luxury : Mount gorilla view lodge
Midrange/ Standard : gorillas volcanoes hotel
Budget/basic : Muhavura hotel

Day 2 : Optional  gorilla trekking and relax at the lodge

Connect to the headquarters of Volcanoes National Park at kinigi to attend the briefing at 8:00am. You always catch up with the impressive Kinyarwanda performances and a free cup of coffee served at the site. After the gorilla allocation and briefing, you hed to the mist in search of the critically endangered mountain gorillas. Trekking through the impressive landscapes with the volcanic soils which may not be all that firm and can be slippery. The Park also features lush flora and bird species. The one hour moment with the gorillas is remarkable. It is an exciting adventure to come into direct contact with the mountain gorillas. The duration of the trek is unpredictable but it can range from 2-8 hours. You retire from the activity and connect to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

ACCOMMODATION

Upmarket/Luxury : mountain gorilla view lodge
Midrange/ Standard : gorillas volcanoes  hotel
Budget/Basic : Muhavura Hotel

Day 3 : Undertake the adventure climb to bisoke mountain

After breakfast, embark on the hike to bisoke mountain rising to 3711 m above sea level, the bisoke volcano is part of the 8 mountain chains and offers an impressive volcanic climb. Commencing at 7:00 am at kinigi park headquarters, the bisoke mountain climb involves a drive to the trail head after which you embark on the climb through lush mountain flora before approaching the beautiful crater and the summit. Upon reaching the top, you enjoy the magical sceneries of all the seven volcanoes. The encounter takes 7 hours of round trip. You retreat to the lodge for a relaxation, dinner and overnight.

ACCOMMODATION

Upmarket/Luxury : Mount Gorilla view lodge
Midrange/Standard : Gorillas volcanoes hotel
Budget/ Basic : Muhavura hotel

Day 4 : Transfer back to Kigali city for genocide museum

After breakfast, embark on the drive to Kigali city 116 km about 2-3 hours drive with impressive views of the scenic Rwandan hills en route. Upon arrival you tour the Kigali genocide memorial to explore what actually happened during the 1994 genocide that hit Rwanda. The writings and audio presentations in the museum offer you a themed interpretation of the collected items. Retreat from the activity and transfer to the airport to catch your flight back home.

COST PER PERSON SHARING for 4 days Gorilla trekking & Bisoke mountain

Persons Date Price per person
Premium 2 Persons Any date USD1900.00
Comfort 2 Persons Any date USD1500.00
Budget 2 Persons Any date US1300.00

Safari inclusion for 4 days Gorilla trekking & bisoke mountain

  • Hiking of bisoke mountain
  • All meals and accommodation as per itinerary
  • Professional English/ German speaking driver guide
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Transportation in either a 4*4 safari van or safari landcruiser with a pop up roof
  • Fuel costs
  • All government taxes
  • All airport drops and pickups

Safari exclusions for 4 days Gorilla trekking & bisoke mountain

  • Optional activities
  • International flights
  • Visas
  • Personal insurance
  • Laundry services
  • Phone calls and bar bills
  • Tips while on safari