The 2 Days Volcanoes National Park Rwanda safari takes you to Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park in northwestern Rwanda bordering Virunga National Park in Democratic Republic of Congo and Mgahinga National Park Uganda. Volcanoes National Park is a haven for the rare and endangered mountain gorilla and golden monkeys. Mgahinga and Virunga are also home to the golden monkeys as well as the endangered gorillas and these can be seen when you travel for a Uganda safari of a Congo safari.
Rwanda safari highlight for the 2 days Volcanoes National Park gorilla safari Rwanda– Short wildlife tour in Rwanda
Day 1: Transfer from the hotel/ airport and transfer to Volcanoes National Park
Day 2: Do a Rwanda gorilla trekking safari in Volcanoes National Park and return to Kigali
Detailed itinerary for your 2 days Volcanoes National Park gorilla safari Rwanda– Short wildlife tour in Rwanda
Day 1 of the 2 days Volcanoes National Park gorilla safari Rwanda– Short wildlife tour in Rwanda
Our driver guide will pick you from the airport or hotel; give you a short safari briefing about your 2 days Volcanoes National Park gorilla safari tour Rwanda. You will then drive through the vibrant capital city of Kigali. This Rwanda city tour will get you learn about its recent history; the survivors and others whose families were murdered in the Rwanda´s genocide in 1994. The memorial sites you will visit are places of dignified remembrance for loved ones lost. After your Rwanda city tour, you will transfer to Volcanoes National Park. You will drive a distance of about 114km in about 2 and a half hours with great views of the mountain terrain famous in Rwanda. Arrive at your hotel, freshen up and have dinner.
If you arrive late at the airport, you may not be able to do a city tour in Kigali because of time.
Day 2 of the 2 days Volcanoes National Park gorilla safari Rwanda– Short wildlife tour in Rwanda: Mountain Gorilla Tracking and transfer back to Kigali
Early in the morning, after very early morning breakfast, you will assemble at Volcanoes National Park headquarters at 8am for a briefing from the park rangers along with your trekking gear, drinking water and packed lunch. You will be briefed about the do’s and the don’ts of the gorilla trekking safari activity in Rwanda before you proceed to the forest to track the gorillas. The gorilla tour in Rwanda takes about 2-8 hours depending on the movement of the apes in their natural wild. You will have a thrilling trek through the refined foothills of the Virunga provides inspiring views in all directions. The forest is alive with the calls of colorful birds and chattering of the rare golden monkey that makes the journey interesting and active. When you meet the gorillas, you will strictly have an hour with them; you will watch the adults feeding their young ones, brushing and resting as the youngsters play from vines in a pleasurably playful display. Retreat from the activity and transfer back to Kigali for your scheduled flight or back to the hotel.
End of your 2 days Volcanoes National Park gorilla safari tour – Short wildlife tour in Rwanda