Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Volcanoes National Park
Meet and greet at the Airport by our safari guide. Depending on arrival time, you can take a Kigali City Tour. Visit Kigali city, the capital city of Rwanda. There are many historical and cultural sites to visit including the Genocide Memorial at Gisozi, Caplaki Craft Market, kimironko Market, Art Galleries and more. The most important genocide memorials are those of Kigali (Gisozi) and Murambi (Gikongoro) where the history of the genocide is explained. A visit to the genocide memorial is for most visitors an emotional event.
Transfer to Kinigi at the foothills of Volcanoes National Park (Kinigi) for dinner and overnight. (L-D)
Day 2: Gorilla trekking, Volcanoes National Park Rwanda
After breakfast, depart for the headquarters of the Park where the guide will accomplish the necessary formalities. Meet the ranger guide(s) for a briefing about the greatest animal experience ever. Drive to the slopes of one of the Virunga volcanoes for gorilla trekking.
After the trekking, if time allows, lunch at Ruhengeri and in the afternoon take an excursion to explore the beautiful lakes in the region (Lake Bulera and Ruhondo).
Day 3: Dian Fossey's Grave / Golden Monkey Tracking
After brekfast, visit of the Dian Fossey grave at (Bisoke) or visit the Golden Monkeys in Nyungwe Forest National park (Virunga). In the afternoon drive to Kigali, overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Kigali visit and Departure
Pick up from the hotel, and depending on the departure time, there will be a Kigali city trip including the visit of the Genocide Memorial centre at Gisozi. Transfer to the Airport for departure. (B-L)
END OF THE GORILLA TREK