1 Day Gorilla Trek Rwanda Safari – Book 1 Day Rwanda Gorilla trekking safari from Kigali at $1895 pp

Overview of 1 Day Gorilla Trek Rwanda Safari

1 Day Gorilla Trek Rwanda Safari is a short tour from Kigali that will take you to the famous Volcanoes National Park for gorilla trekking. This one-day short gorilla tour in Rwanda (1 Day Gorilla Trek Rwanda Safaris) is only best suited for travelers who are already in Rwanda. The quick day gorilla trekking safari also allows travelers with limited time to trek gorillas in Rwanda. The 1 Day Gorilla Trek Rwanda Safari/ 1 Day Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari starts with an early morning pick up from your lodge or hotel from Kigali, and then drive to Volcanoes National Park. The drive from Kigali to Volcanoes National Park is about 2 hours and 20 minutes, via the fastest route.

This 1 day gorilla tour in Rwanda is the cheapest and quickest gorilla trekking tour in Rwanda. One Day Gorilla Trek Safari in Rwanda will allow you to embark on one of the world’s most celebrated safari activity, gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park. 1 Day Gorilla Trek Rwanda Safari is best suited for travelers who are already in Kigali or Rwanda and do not need to fly in the country. Though this 1 Day Gorilla Trek Rwanda Safari may be exhausting, it is worthwhile since you will grab opportunities to encounter the endangered gorillas in their natural habitat in the Virunga. The 1 Day Gorilla Trek Rwanda Safari is one of the best packages for Rwanda in 2024.

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No. of People: Tailored

Availability: All Year Round

Activities: Gorilla Trekking

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Detailed itinerary for 1 Day Gorilla Trek Safari (Quick Day Gorilla Trekking Safari)

This quick Rwanda gorilla safari starts and ends in Kigali, Rwanda’s Capital. Your Driver guide will pick you from your hotel in Kigali at around 4:30 am. You will embark on a transfer to Volcanoes National Park which is about 116 Km from Kigali, and about 2 hours and 20 minute drive. Make sure to have your packed breakfast or if possible have your breakfast before pick up time. Your driver guide will give you all the details of your tour during your transfer and also tips to have a successful trek. You will arrive at Volcanoes National Park headquarters(Visitors Center) where you will join other trekkers. At the headquarters, you will be briefed about the dos and don’ts during the trek.

You will be divided into groups of about 8 members and allocated to various gorilla families. At this time if you have your preferred gorilla family, we recommend that you inform your guide so that he/she can negotiate with the rangers before the allocation is done.

You will then head in the forest to search for the gorillas and depending on the group location, the trek varies in duration. Expect to encounter these gentle giants in the wild and have plenty of opportunities to take photos and record videos. You will spend a full 1 hour in the presence of these primates before you trek back to the visitors center. At the headquarters, you will receive a certificate of Participation and your driver guide will then drive you back to Kigali for a drop-off at your hotel or other preferred point.

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What to Pack for 1 Day Rwanda Gorilla trekking safari

When preparing for a quick 1day gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda, it’s important to pack appropriately for the adventure. We recommend the following items;

Sturdy hiking boots: You’ll be trekking through dense vegetation and rough terrain, so comfortable and supportive footwear is essential.

Lightweight, breathable clothing: Wear long-sleeved shirts and pants to protect against stinging nettles and insects. Quick-drying materials are ideal, as the weather can be unpredictable.

Rain jacket or poncho: Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park, where the gorillas reside, experiences frequent rain showers.

Insect repellent: To ward off mosquitoes and other biting insects.

Hat and sunglasses: To shield your face and eyes from the sun.

Daypack: A small backpack to carry water, snacks, and personal items during the trek.

Water bottle: Stay hydrated with a refillable water bottle.

Snacks: Energy-boosting snacks

Camera: Don’t forget to capture memories of the incredible wildlife and breathtaking landscapes.

 Safari includes – Prices quoted include

Transportation in a 4*4 safari vehicle

Professional Drive-guide

Park fees,

Bottled water

Gorilla permit

All activities included in the itinerary

Tour Excludes – Prices quoted Excludes


Tip for Drivers and Guides

Travel Insurance

Air Tickets

All other personal expenditures

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