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5 Days Gorilla trekking in the heart of Rwanda

5 Days Gorilla trekking in the heart of Rwanda

5 Days Gorilla trekking in the heart of Rwanda

Day 1: Arrival and Welcome 

Upon landing at Kigali International Airport, your dedicated guide greets you warmly. The scenic drive to Musanze (Ruhengeri) offers glimpses of Rwanda’s captivating landscapes. At your chosen accommodation, check-in sets the stage for your expedition. A welcome briefing introduces you to the adventure, and a welcome dinner at the lodge provides an opportunity to savor both local and international flavors.

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking – Day 1

The day begins with an early breakfast, setting the tone for your journey to Volcanoes National Park. At the park headquarters, seasoned guides provide an insightful briefing on the nuances of gorilla trekking. Your trek commences as you navigate the lush forest, spending an invaluable hour with a gorilla family. A packed lunch within the forest’s embrace is followed by a return to the lodge. Reflect on your encounters during a group discussion before a fulfilling dinner.

Day 3: Gorilla Trekking 

A delicious breakfast fuels your exploration as you embark on another gorilla trek, this time encountering a different gorilla family. A picnic lunch in the heart of the forest allows for serene moments amidst nature. The afternoon presents optional cultural or community activities, deepening your connection to the region’s rich heritage. Bid farewell to the gorillas with a special dinner featuring a cultural performance.

Day 4: Golden Monkey Tracking and Cultural Experience 

The day commences with breakfast, leading to an engaging golden monkey tracking experience in Volcanoes National Park. As the morning unfolds, a leisurely lunch is served at the lodge. In the afternoon, a visit to the Iby’iwacu Cultural Village offers an immersive journey into Rwandan culture. Returning to the lodge, unwind before enjoying a flavorful dinner.

Day 5: Departure 

As your expedition concludes, a final breakfast prepares you for check-out. The transfer back to Kigali is an opportunity to reflect on the remarkable experiences of the past days. In Kigali, the afternoon provides options for city exploration or shopping, adding a cultural touch to your departure. As the sun sets, depart from Kigali International Airport, carrying with you the cherished memories of an exceptional gorilla trekking experience in the heart of Rwanda.

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