Embark on a guided adventure in Parc Nationale des Volcans in search of the infamous mountain gorillas. The park is bordered by Virunag anational park in Congo and Mgahinga park in Uganda offering opportunities for a variety of tourist activities including mountain hiking, bird watching as well as nature walks .

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Day 1- Transfer to Volcanoes National Park ( Parc Nationale des Volcans )

After an early morning breakfast, our guide will pick you up from your hotel/ residence in Kigali and drive you to the park . It is home to the mountain gorillas, Dian fossey's tomb and research center plus 5 of the 8 Virunga ranges. Road trips last aboiut 2 hours from Kigali city , check in at lodge and relax as you prepare for the next days adventure. Dinner and overnight stay at lodge/ hottel/ guesthouse.

Day 2 - Gorilla trekking & Depature.

After an early morning breakfast, you will be driven to the park quaters for briefing from the park guides and last minute preparations. With your packed lunch , bottled water and potters, you will be led to the Virungas for an adventure of a lifetime. Gorilla tracking inVolcanoes park last about 4- 5 hours depending on the current location of the gorillas and requires a good level of body fitness that can endure the long treks and weather. You will be given only an hour in the midst of the gorillas , take pictures (non-flash) and observe them as they swing around , feed and communicate with each other in the wild.

You will be driven back to the lodge after the trek , check out and prepare for transfer back to Kigali ending the trip.



interested in tracking gorillas in Rwanda, get in touch with us through booking@tristarafricaskimmersafaris.com to craft your itinerary, reserve a gorilla permit as well as accommodation in any of the lodges in Virunga mountains.

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