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Gorilla Encounter

  • Destination: Rwanda
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Price: $1795

Come face to face with a silver back gorilla in the land of a thousand hills, Rwanda where stunning mountain scenery will leave you in awe. Encounter the home of the gorillas in Virunga volcanoes, the big game of Akagera and 13 species of primates in Nyungwe. The Republic of Rwanda “Land of a thousand […]

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Come face to face with a silver back gorilla in the land of a thousand hills, Rwanda where stunning mountain scenery will leave you in awe. Encounter the home of the gorillas in Virunga volcanoes, the big game of Akagera and 13 species of primates in Nyungwe.

The Republic of Rwanda “Land of a thousand Hills” is a small landlocked country in the great lakes region of east Central Africa bordered by Uganda, Burundi the democratic Republic of the Congo and Tanzania.

Mountain gorillas are an endangered species with only 780 in existence and tracking these gentle giants is one of the most memorials wild life experiences to be had. Images of gorillas in the mist” will abound. The gorillas, despite their appearance, are among the most peaceable of primates. Dian fosseys’ famous study of the gorillas began in 1963 enabling her to monitor their behavior at close quarters. Fossey’s work continues posthumously through the Dian Fossey gorilla Fund. Her grave is situated.

 

Gorilla tracking in Volcanoes National Park Tour-Rwanda capital city, discover the pristine mountain terrain, meet mountain gorilla face to face as you trek through dense rain forest on famous primatologist Dian Fossey’s turf.

Tours Name         :        Rwanda Gorilla Encounter

Price Range                   :        $1795 -$3295 US

Duration               :        3 days

Tour type             :        private

Country(s)            :        Rwanda

Start and Finish   :        Kigali

Activities              :        Gorilla Trek

 

PRICING PER PERSON SHARING A DOUBLE ROOM OR TWIN ROOM, MINIMUM 2.

Budget                   : 1795 USD

Standard mid range : 1985 -3295 USD

Single room supplement from 75 USD.

INCLUDED

2 night’s hotel (Budget) or Lodge (Mid-range Luxury)

2 breakfast, 3 lunches, 2 dinners

Airport transfers

Gorilla tracking permit $750 USD

Day tour of Kigali.

Driver / Guide.

Park entrance fees and all activities listed.

NOT INCLUDED

VISAS

Tips

Souvenir

Beverages and items personal nature

OPTIONS

2ND Gorilla, tracing 75 USD

Golden Monkey tracking $ 100 USD

Dian Fossy’s tomb visit 75 USD

Climb Bisoke volcano  75 usd

Extended days

Safari in Uganda or Tanzania

DAY 1: VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK

Tour Kigali after the arrival in the city before making your way to volcanoes national park in preparation of your gorilla trek in the Virungas.

 

DAY 2:  TRACK MOUNTAIN GORILLA AT VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK.

Your gorilla adventure begins as you venture through the gorilla sanctuary to meet the gentle giants. Memories will be imbedded forever of this amazing wildlife experience.

DAY 3: DEPART

Bask in the memories of your gorilla encounter, and marvel at the views of Lake Bulera and Ruhondo as you return to Kigali and the end of your Rwanda adventure.

 RWANDA GORILLA ENCOUNTER ITINERARY

Gorilla tracking in the volcanoes National Park- tour Rwanda’s Capital city, discover the pristine mountain terrain, meet mountain gorillas face to face as you trek through dense rain forest on famous primatologist Dian Fossy’s Turf. 3 days Kigali to Kigali.

ITENERARY

DAY 1:  KINIGI

Arrive at Kayibanda International airport in Kigali where you will be met and escorted to take in the sights, including a stop at the genocide memorial attribute to the millions of people killed in the civil war in the 1990’s.  Have lunch before setting off to wind you way through the beautiful countryside of the “land of a thousand Hills” up to Kinigi near the volcanoes National Park- check-in at your accommodation for dinner and overnight rest and relaxation.

Meal plan:                          Dinner

Accommodations:               Hotel or lodge.

 

 DAY 2: TRACK MOUNTAIN GORILLA AT VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK.

We arise with sun have breakfast and meet with a ranger guide before setting off into the gorilla sanctuary with a packed lunch.  The rain forest landscape is steep and densely forested, but criss-crossed with animals tails allowing access to humans.  Trek to spy on the earth’s greatest primate can take several hours of challenging walking in the wet and muddy conditions but the thrill of discovering this gentle giant in its own habitat is rated as one of Africa’s best wild life watching opportunities.  For their safety, the maximum time allowed with the gorillas will be one hour.  The memories will be forever embedded in your mind.  Dinner and overnight near the volcanoes National park.

-      Meal plan:                 Breakfast; lunch and dinner.

-      Accommodations:     Hotel or lodge.

 

DAY 3. DEPART

Bask in the memories as you relax over breakfast.  Gaze at the views and stop for photos of Bulera and Ruhondo lakes on the return to Kigali.  Enjoy lunch and then transfer to the airport for your departure from Rwanda.

Meal plan: Breakfast and lunch.