Day 1: Arrival in Kigali
On arrival at the Kanombe airport you will be received by our guide, and he will drive you to your hotel where you will dine and spend the night.
Day 2: Kigali City tour, transfer to Volcanoes Park
Today morning, you will have an early city tour in Kigali during which you will visit the national museum and the genocide memorial among several other fascinating tourist sites. You will have lunch and after begin on a drive through the beautiful terraced hills as you head to Volcanoes national park which is home to the highly-endangered mountain gorillas. After checking into your accommodation, you will visit one of the nearby Banyarwanda communities who will entertain you with enjoyable cultural songs and dances.
Day 3: Gorilla tracking and Nature walk
Very early morning you will assemble at the park headquarters and be briefed by the park before you begin on this memorable gorilla tracking expedition which will take between 2 and 6 hours in the forested Park. You will spend a maximum of one hour with the gorillas taking photographs and observing them. Later return to your lodge and relax before visiting the twin lakes during a nature walk.
Day 4: Hike to Dian Fossey Grave, Departure
Today morning, you will go set out in the company of a guide and hike to Dian Fossey’s grave. Dian was an American primatologist that dedicated her life to researching about the gorillas of Rwanda, and also played a big role in ensuring that this endangered species is conserved. Unfortunately, it’s said that she was murdered by poachers and later buried next to her favorite gorilla Digit in this park. Later on, you will return to Kigali and depending on your flight time, you may have a short tour in the city before transferring to the airport.
End of Tour!