Best Gorilla Tracking Tours in Rwanda: 2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari (2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking safari)

Your 2 days Rwanda gorilla safari takes you to Volcanoes National Park for gorilla trekking. Volcanoes National Park is in northwestern Rwanda.

It is a home to a section of 1004 mountain gorillas that today remain on earth and only exist in Rwanda, Uganda and the DR Congo. Your journey will commence and end in Kigali.

Activities to do on 2 days Rwanda gorilla safari

  • Gorilla trekking

Brief itinerary

Day 1: Travel from Kigali to Volcanoes National Park

Day 2: Gorilla trekking and return to Kigali

Detailed itinerary for 2 Days Gorilla trekking Safari

Day 1: Travel from Kigali to Volcanoes National Park

Arrive early enough and meet your driver guide at Kigali airport or after breakfast at a hotel in Kigali. He will brief you on what your 2 days Rwanda gorilla safari is about then you begin your 2 to 3 hours’ journey to Volcanoes National Park in the northwest. 

Accommodation choices at Volcanoes National Park

Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/Bisate Lodge (Luxury), La Palme Hotel (Moderate) or Kinigi Guesthouse (Budget)

Day 2: Gorilla trekking and return to Kigali

Assemble at Kinigi park headquarters for briefing on the set rules and regulations for gorilla trekking. You will need some packed lunch/snacks and bottled water and be equipped with water proof hiking boots, day pack, camera with no flashlight, long sleeved shirts or t-shirts, trousers, walking stick and others.

2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari - Mountain Gorillas In Volcanoes National Park
Mountain Gorillas in Volcanoes national park Rwanda

You will be put in a group of 8 visitors to track 1 habituated family and your adventure will last you about 4 to 8 hours depending on your hiking speed, nature of habitat and location of these creatures. After, drive back to Kigali and this will mark the end of your 2 days gorilla safari in Rwanda.

End of 2 days Rwanda gorilla safari

2 days Rwanda gorilla safari includes

  • Gorilla trekking permit ($1500 per person)
  • Transport in a 4×4 drive safari car 
  • Service of an English-speaking driver guide
  • Bottled water
  • Accommodation and meals

2 days Rwanda gorilla safari excludes

  • Airfares
  • Insurance 
  • Expenses such as tips, beverages, activities and accommodation outside travel plan, laundry services and others

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