6/10
difficulty
2 days
duration
Akagera NP
location

Gorilla trekking Rwanda tips:
• Bring water along on your gorilla trekking Rwanda, eating, drinking and smoking near the gorillas is forbidden – designated time and place will be communicated by your ranger guide.
• Photography is permitted, although you must not use flash.
• Porters are available to help you carry your day pack for a small charge.
Mountain gorillas live at high altitude and this may cause difficulties for some visitors. You should pace yourself, walk slowly and drink plenty of water.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATIONSan Francisco International Airport
DEPARTURE TIMEPlease be ready at 8:45 Am we will pick you up at 9 AM.
INCLUDED
MealsAccommodations
Local transportationProfessional guide
NOT INCLUDED
Gorilla trekking permit
Guide gratuity

 

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This is a typical itinerary for this product

On arrival at the airport, welcomed by Our representative and transferred to your hotel in Volcanoes Area. Alternatively if you were already in Kigali you will be picked from your hotel or designated location and drive to Ruhengeli. The drive from Kigali to Musanze takes about 2 hours with great scenery along the way.
The drive to Volcanoes N.P takes you through different villages and town along the road. Enjoy the scenery of the thousand hills with great views of valleys and pathways to different homes and trading centers. Be expectant to meet the massive mountain gorillas on your Gorilla trekking in Rwanda after briefing from ranger guides early the next. We advise that you get enough sleep the day before so that you prepared for both a short hike and along hike depending on where the gorillas nested.
End of day one of Tour.

Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner

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Trekking the mountain gorillas in their natural habitat of the Virunga volcanoes is an experience that will stay with you every waking moment. Arise early and your driver guide will transfer you to the briefing area at the park headquarters. Enjoy the traditional dances and coffee as you wait to receive your briefing from the ranger guide. You will then be given information on the groups to trek and you transfer to meet your ranger guide. After further briefing on likely distance to travel and expected behavior while in the forest, you start your trek into the jungles of volcanoes national park. For some gorilla groups, you are expected to drive out a bit before starting the trek. You are advised to take a long a porter to help with your day pack and some of your gadgets, it is easy to think that you do not need one but they can be helpful if the gorillas nested further a way from your starting point. after you will be transferred to Starting Point (Kigali)
End of Tour
Meal plan – Breakfast and Lunch.
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End of Tour

gorilla trekking rwanda is life time experience

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