Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Parc National des Volcans
We shall meet at your hotel or upon arrival at the airport and depending on your arrival time, we would have a city tour of Kigali to include a visit to the genocide memorial centre at Gisozi as well as the local craft markets and later, drive to Ruhengeri the gorilla tracking capital of Rwanda. This scenic drive will take about 2 and a half hours enjoying the rolling hills and truly evidencing why the country is dubbed the Land of a thousand hills.
Accommodation on Fullboard basis at:
Virunga Lodge/Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge/Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge/Kinigi Guest House
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking in Parc National des Volcans
After breakfast you will report to the park headquarters in Kinigi where your guide will accomplish the necessary formalities for you of allocating you a gorilla family to track. You will meet your ranger guide(s) for a briefing about the gorilla tracking formality and how everything will be conducted from the start to the finish point; also you will be briefed on how you are to conduct yourself in the forest before and after encountering the gorillas. Return afterwards for lunch at your hotel or at Ruhengeri. After lunch, we shall drive back to Kigali, enjoying the beautiful scenery along the way.