Day 1: Arrival at the Airport – Transfer to the Hotel in Kigali
On arrival at Kanombe airport in Kigali, you will be welcomed by our representative who will drive you to the hotel and give you a brief about the safari. Have dinner and overnight at Kigali Serena Hotel, The Manor Hotel or Chez Lando Hotel.
Day 2: Morning City Tour and drive to Volcanoes National Park.
Have your breakfast and then move for a city tour where you will visit the genocide memorial museum, national museum and others. After lunch in the afternoon, enjoy a scenic drive through terraced hills to Volcanoes national park- home to the endangered mountain gorillas. Have dinner and overnight at Gorilla view Hotel, La palme Hotel or Kinigi guest house.
Day 3: 1st Gorilla Trekking Adventure.
On this day, you will wake up very early in the morning and havebreakfast, you will gather at the park headquarters ready with tracking gear ad packed lunch. After briefing about gorilla tracking, you will be led by tour guides through the forest in search for the gentle giants. This may take 2-6hours, depending on their movement in the forest. A maximum of one hour will be given to you stay with the gorillas, but will be exuberating after a muddy and tiresome trek. Return to the hotel for relaxation after the trek as you prepare for the cultural entertainment in the afternoon at Ibwacyu cultural centre for cultural entertainment by the Banyarwanda. Have your dinner and overnight at your lodge as on day two.
Day 4: 2nd Gorilla Trekking.
On this day after breakfast, you will go through the same process as the first day of gorilla tracking, but this time you will take a different trail of tracking a different gorilla family. Return to the hotel for relaxation. Have dinner and overnight at your lodge.
Day 5: Departure
In the morning, you will drive back to Kigali, reaching early enough to catch your departure flight back home.