3 Days Affordable Gorilla Safari in Volcanoes National Park Rwanda

Gorilla trekking tours in Rwanda are less tiring because the distance between Volcanoes National Park

3 Days Affordable Gorilla Safari in Volcanoes National Park Rwanda. Explore mountain gorilla trekking in Rwanda with this affordable and budget 3 days mountain gorilla Safari in Volcanoes Rwanda. This is a short gorilla trekking tour that takes you to encounter the gentle primates and golden monkey tracking at an unbeatable price.
Gorilla trekking tours in Rwanda are less tiring because the distance between Volcanoes National Park and Kigali is shorter if compared to any other gorilla tracking destinations. The park is just 2 hours’ drive from the city center hence making it possible to do short gorilla trekking trips in Rwanda. This 3 days affordable Rwanda gorilla safari mainly highlights an experience with mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National Park.

3 Days Affordable Gorilla Safari in Volcanoes National Park Rwanda Highlight

Day 1: Pick up And Transfer To Volcanoes National Park
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking And Twin Lakes Visit
Day 3: Golden Monkey Tracking And drive To Kigali

Day 1: Pick up And Transfer To Volcanoes National Park

On your arrival, meet and greet our company representative and guide from Kigali international airport for quick briefing and later take a city tour to visit major historical and cultural sites such as visit cultural villages and craft shops, Gisozi Genocide Memorial Monument to pay our tribute to the fallen Rwandans. Have lunch from the historic Hotel Mille Des Collines and later transfer to Musanze amidst the magical views and rolling hills of the country reaching at Volcanoes National Park in the evening. Check in at your booked hotel, relax, take dinner and overnight at your reserved lodge as you prepare yourself for a physically challenging mountain gorilla safari activity the following day.
Accommodation: Kinigi Guest House (Low budget)
Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner

Day 2: Gorilla Tracking And Twin Lakes Visit

On this second day of your 3 Days Affordable Gorilla Safari in Volcanoes National Park Rwanda, you will wake up for an early breakfast and transfer to the park headquarters to catch up with the 30 minutes briefing that normally starts at 7:30. Be informed about the dos and donts of gorilla tracking in Volcanoes national park, divided into groups and get allocated to a particular gorilla family to track. Head into the forests in search for mountain gorillas, a quest that normally lasts for about 2- 8 hours depending on how long you may take to locate them. After locating them, spend a full hour of a close encounter, take photographs and watch them play. After gorilla tracking, return to your lodge for lunch, relax and later drive to visit the twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo then return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation: Kinigi Guest House (Low budget)
Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner

Day 3: Golden Monkey Tracking And drive To Kigali

After a cup of coffee, drive to the park headquarters to catch up with a group and after head into the deep jungles of volcanoes to look for Golden Monkeys. The trail may take up to 5hours based on movement of monkeys that day. You will have a full hour with these primates after spotting them before descending to the starting point. Transfer back to your lodge for lunch and drive back to Kigali International Airport to end your 3 Days Affordable Gorilla Safari in Volcanoes National Park Rwanda

Faqs About Mountain Gorillas

Mountain gorilla trekking is one of the exciting activities many people such as travelers, researchers, students and conservationists get involved in aiming to get information about these mountain gorillas.  There are about 1000 mountain gorillas surviving in this world. Mountain gorillas can be only found in Uganda in Bwindi impenetrable national park and Mgahinga national park, volcanoes national park in Rwanda and Virunga national park in Congo.

What’s the cost of a gorilla permit?

Every country that is Uganda, Rwanda have different costs for gorilla permits. For Uganda, a gorilla permit costs USD 700, Rwanda a gorilla permit goes USD 1500 and USD 450 in the democratic republic of Congo. Every country or destination has its own uniqueness regardless of the variation in prices. The permits of democratic republic of Congo and Rwanda are offered on low prices in low seasons where you find Uganda permits at USD 450 and those of Democratic republic of Uganda at USD 25O and those of Rwanda do not change therefore budget travelers can always take an advantage and trek these gorillas in low seasons.

The best time to trek gorillas.

Mountain gorilla can be trekked any time of the year but since they live in tropical rain forests its better visiting mountain gorillas in dry months of the year. This is because the roads are not slippery making movements easy, these months are June to September and from November to February.

Mountain gorillas can also be seen in the wet months of the year and these are March to May and September to November provided you are strong enough to manage the slippery roads.  These months are called wet months but it does not mean it rains every day.

What are the rules of gorilla trekking?

You are briefed about rules of gorilla trekking before starting the trekking activity. Some of the rules include minimum age of gorilla trekking is 15 years of age, avoid smoking in the jungle, don’t litter anywhere in the forest, keep in the groups while trekking gorillas, keep your voices low, keep 7 meters away when you find gorillas and flash photography is not around when taking pictures to mention but a few.

What is the trekking time for mountain gorillas?

There is no specific time when gorilla trekking begins but it depends on the weather. But the best time to trek gorillas is 7:00 am and can help you find mountain gorillas when they are still in their nests before going out to play and hunt.

Where do mountain gorillas stay?

Having a total number of 1000 mountain gorillas remaining in the whole world, many people wonder where these mountain gorillas live. But mountain gorillas live forested areas, which are Bwindi impenetrable national park and Mgahinga national park in Uganda, Virunga national park in democratic republic of Congo and volcanoes national park in Rwanda.

What is the age limit for gorilla trekkers?

The minimum age of people trekking gorillas is 15 years and those above are all allowed to track

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