Rwanda Gorilla Trek and Dian Fossey Hike - 4 Days

Rwanda Gorilla trek and Dian Fossey Hike

Gorilla Trek and Dian Fossey Hike - 4 Days

Day 1: Volcanoes National Park
You will be pick up from Kigali and transferred north on a scenic drive through Rwandan countryside to Ruhengeri township in the foothills of the Virunga volcanoes. Dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/ Le Bambou Lodge/Home Inn

Day 2: Gorilla trekking
This morning you will have an early breakfast, the we will transfer you to the park headquarters where you will be briefed and assigned a gorilla group. The breathtaking gorilla trekking, in which you follow in the footsteps of the rare and critically endangered mountain gorilla, starts in the foothills of the Virungas with eye-catching views in all directions. Gorilla trekking through the forest, the experienced trackers will soon bring you up close to one gorilla group. During the 1 hour of interacting with the mountain gorillas, you will get to know about their daily life, and feeding pattern. After the trek, return your accommodation. Dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/ Le Bambou Lodge/Home Inn

Day 3: Dian Fossey hike
This morning, you will participate in the trek to Karisoke Gorilla Research Centre which Dian Fossey, the famous primatologist set up. Because of her struggle to protect the endangered mountain gorilla in Rwanda, a voluntary project was found called the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International. The hike offers a good opportunity to see birds and other creatures typical of the Virungas. If time allows, visit the twin lakes which offer dramatic view across the water to the volcanically formed cones of the Virunga Mountains looming in the horizon. Dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/ Le Bambou Lodge/Home Inn

Day 4: Return to Kigali
After breakfast at the lodge, return to Kigali for a city tour. Visit the genocide memorial sites, art and craft shops plus the local markets with in the city. Later, be dropped off at your preferred hotel in town or transferred at the airport for your departure flight back home

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