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  • Meet the Gorillas in the Volcanoes National Park
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.
  • Meals<\/span><\/li>
  • Bottled water<\/span><\/li>
  • Private safari vehicle<\/span><\/o:p><\/span><\/li>
  • An English speaking guide<\/span><\/o:p><\/span><\/li>
  • Park access fees<\/span><\/li>
  • All activities detailed in\r\nthe Itinerary<\/span><\/li><\/ul>"
  • Visas
  • Tips/Gifts
  • Medical/Travel Insurance
  • Premium Imported Drinks/Liquors
  • Any other Items not on the Inclusions List

What to Expect

This will be an action packed One Day Adventure to the Home of Rwanda’s Gorillas- Volcanoes NP.  You will leave your Hotel in Kigali by 5am and embark on a 2hr Drive to the Park arriving just in Time for Check in and Park De Brief. Assigned a Gorilla Family to Track for the Day and a complimentary Hot cup of Coffee, You will embark into the Jungles of the Oldest Park in Africa in search of these elusive Gentle Giants. Your track will be an exciting journey along forested slopes, entwined vines, bushes and bamboo before you eventually reach the gorillas’ current location. Your guide will point out signs of previous gorilla activity, including dung, nests and chewed bamboo shoots. Once the gorillas have been located, you will be allowed a maximum of one hour with them. Coming face-to-face with a mountain gorilla is a humbling and emotional experience. This is a fantastic and privileged opportunity to get up close and personal with Rwanda’s own ‘Gorillas in the Mist’.

Note: Ritz safaris purchases the permits in advance but is unable to reserve a specific gorilla group as it is for the Park Authorities to decide this!


Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes NP- Gorilla Trekking Experience

Your Guide will pick you up early in the morning from your Hotel in Kigali and by 5am proceed to drive to Volcanoes NP in Northern Rwanda. The Drive takes about 2hrs and you will make it in Time for the Park De Brief after which you will be assigned a Group and Gorilla family to Trekk for the Day after which you will be driven to your starting Point and enter into the Jungle in search of the elusive Gentle Giants. The Trekk takes between 2-6 hours depending on where the Family is feeding from for the Day. You will there after Drive back to Kigali , check in at your Hotel to freshen up before heading to the Airport for your Flight back Home .Gorilla Trekking by far is still every Traveller’s Dream Experience and caps off what must always be an amazing African-Rwandan Adventure .

Drive Time : 3 Hours Including Dr
Meal Plan : Lunch
Activities : Gorilla Trekking + Transfer back to Kigali


Additional Information

1 Day : Duration
8/10 : Physicality
Volcanoes NP- Rwanda : Location
15 : Age
2023 to 2023 Dates