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Volcanoes National Park protects the vegetative slopes of the great Virunga mountains, it includes 3 of the eight peaks of the 8 series that form the Virunga massif, the different altitudinal vegetative zones are homes to wildlife, the resident species is the mountain gorilla, They live without being captivated and enjoy the forest feeding on plants and roots of the forest. Besides the gorillas, it is hard not to notice other primates like golden monkeys and bird species. Our 3 Days Gorilla Trekking and Dian Fossey Hike will have you hiking to pay tribute to the late Dain Fossey, an American primatologist whose works are evident and have been proven in the movie gorillas in the mist’.

3 Days Gorilla Trekking and Dian Fossey Hike

Itinerary overview

Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Volcanoes National Park.

Day 2: Encounter mountain gorillas and cultural visit.

Day 3: Departure.

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Upon arrival, you will be met by our company representative who will brief you before we start on our beautiful journey towards the northern part of Rwanda, experiencing several rolling hills in the background. Arriving for dinner and staying overnight at;

Luxury: Gorilla valley lodge.

Midrange: da Vinci gorilla lodge.

Budget: Kiningi guest house.

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Day 2: Encounter Mountain Gorillas and Cultural Encounter

Morning breakfast and there after transfer the park headquarters in Kiningi, you will be briefed by the park wardens on the does and don’ts of the forest  gorillas, trekking is done in groups of eight per gorilla family, one hour is allowed with the species and an evening  performance from the Iby’iwac community

Luxury: Gorilla valley lodge

Midrange: da Vinci gorilla lodge

Budget: Kiningi guest house

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3: Dian Fossey hike and Transfer to Kigali

We will assemble at the Karisoke research center to hike the tombs, the american primatologist was buried in the forest, her great works and love for primates were amazing, you will pass through a beautiful vegetation cover returning to meet your guide who will transfer you back to Kigali for departure, end of the 3 Days Gorilla Trekking and Dian Fossey Hike.

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Tour includes

  • Gorilla permits.
  • Park entrance and conservation fees.
  • All ground transfers inclusive of fuel.
  • English speaking guide.
  • Meals as stipulated in the travel plan.
  • Accommodation as indicated.
  • English speaking guide.

Excludes

  • Visas and air tickets.
  • Meals and drinks not included in the travel plan.
  • Alcoholic drinks.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Gratitude and tips to hotel staff.
  • Charges incurred due to personal delays and circumstances beyond our control.
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