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6 Days Gorilla trekking odyssey in Rwanda

6 Day Gorilla trekking odyssey in Rwanda

6 Day Gorilla Trekking Odyssey in Rwanda

Day 1: Arrival and Welcome

Upon arriving at Kigali International Airport, your guide warmly welcomes you to Rwanda. The journey to Musanze (Ruhengeri) offers picturesque views, setting the stage for the adventure. Check into your selected accommodation, where a detailed welcome briefing provides insights into the upcoming days. The evening culminates with a welcome dinner at the lodge, offering a diverse culinary experience.

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking 

An early start sees you fueled with a hearty breakfast before heading to Volcanoes National Park. At the park headquarters, experienced guides provide a thorough gorilla trekking briefing. The trek begins, winding through the lush forest to spend a precious hour with a gorilla family. A packed lunch within the forest’s tranquility is followed by a return to the lodge. The day’s experiences are shared during a group discussion, leading to a fulfilling dinner.

Day 3: Gorilla Trekking 

Commencing with breakfast, embark on another gorilla trek, this time encountering a different gorilla family. A picnic lunch in the heart of the forest is followed by optional cultural or community activities in the afternoon. The day concludes with a farewell dinner, enhanced by a captivating cultural performance.

Day 4: Golden Monkey Tracking and Cultural Experience

The day unfolds with breakfast preceding golden monkey tracking in Volcanoes National Park. A leisurely lunch at the lodge precedes a visit to the Iby’iwacu Cultural Village, immersing you in Rwandan traditions. Returning to the lodge, unwind before enjoying a flavorful dinner, reflecting on the day’s adventures.

Day 5: Dian Fossey Hike and Relaxation

An early start and breakfast set the stage for a hike to the Dian Fossey Tomb and Karisoke Research Center. A packed lunch accompanies the hike, and upon returning to the lodge, a period of relaxation allows for reflection on the day’s encounters. Dinner at the lodge offers a fitting conclusion to a day of exploration.

Day 6: Departure

The final day commences with breakfast and check-out, marking the end of your stay. A transfer back to Kigali offers time for contemplation. The afternoon presents options for city exploration or shopping in Kigali. As the sun sets, depart from Kigali International Airport, carrying with you the indelible memories of a remarkable 6-day gorilla trekking odyssey in the heart of Rwanda.

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