1 Day Rwanda Gorilla Tour

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A 1 day Rwanda Gorilla tour allows you to participate in gorilla trekking despite having limited time. It brings you to the beautiful Volcanoes National Park in northwest Rwanda, where a portion of the world’s last mountain gorillas flourish. Your one-day gorilla safari in Rwanda starts and concludes in Kigali.

1 Day of Mountian Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park: This safari experience is one of the most popular, and rightfully so. A day of trekking through the Rwandan rainforest to see the endangered Mountain Gorilla is an unforgettable experience.

Day 1: Travel to Volcanoes National Park, Track Mountain gorillas

After an early morning breakfast, our driver guide will pick you up ready to embark on a 2-3 hours’ road trip to Volcanoes National Park. At Ruhengeri/Kinigi park headquarters, you will have briefing on the set dos and don’ts that you have to follow while on gorilla trek. It’s on this day that you will assigned to 1 habituated family to trek in a group of 8 visitors. Your one day Rwanda gorilla tour allows you to explore any of the 10 habituated gorilla families in Volcanoes National Park. They include Susa ‘A’ and the Susa ‘B’ (Karisimbi), Agashya, Hirwa, Amahoro, Ugenda, Sabyinyo, Bwenge, Kwitonda, Umubano.

The one day Rwanda gorilla tour also gets you best sights at other species including distinct birds for instance the red faced woodland warbler, dusky crimson wing, Rwenzori double collared sunbird, Rwenzori Batis, collared apalis as well as different primates and others. This primate adventure may last you about 3 to 6 hours depending on your hiking speed, nature of habitat and location of gorillas.

After, drive back to Kigali and this marks the end of your one day Rwanda gorilla tour.

Tour includes

  • Gorilla permit ($1500 per person)
  • Transport by 4WD safari vehicle
  • Full time English speaking driver guide
  • All activities in the travel plan
  • Bottle of water
  • Relevant government taxes

Tour excludes

  • Visa fees
  • Personal/medical insurance
  • International airfares
  • Expenses like laundry services, telephone calls, beverages or drinks, tipping staff or community members, accommodation and meals that are not part of your itinerary and extra safari activities that have not been included.


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