1 Day Rwanda Gorilla Tour – Best Short Gorilla Trekking Safari to Volcanoes National Park Rwanda
1 day Rwanda gorilla tour will lead you to Volcanoes National Park in North western Rwanda for gorilla trekking. This is the closest mountain gorilla safari park from the capital or any International airport. It is 2 hour drive from Kigali city to Volcanoes national park. The 1 day Rwanda gorilla tour is designed for travelers with limited time who would wish to encounter the endangered giant primates, mountain gorillas and also to support the conservation efforts in Rwanda.
Highlights for 1 day Rwanda gorilla tour
- Gorilla Trekking Experience
- Beautiful Scenery
Detailed itinerary for 1 day Rwanda gorilla tour
You will be picked up by our guide and drive you to Musanza as you view the beautiful hilly country side. The drive to volcanoes national park is approximately 2-3 hours. Drive to the briefing center for a briefing by the guides about gorilla tracking in Rwanda.
After briefing, you will be allocated the gorilla group to trek and head out for gorilla tracking in the volcanoes national park. The activity may take 1-8 hours depending on the location of the gorillas. On finding the gorillas, you are only given 1 hour in their presence. You are also advised to carry a packed lunch on your trek and enough drinking water. After trekking, set off for your return journey to your hotel or airport.
End of the 1 day Rwanda gorilla tour.
Includes for 1 day Rwanda gorilla tour
- Gorilla permits
- Ground transportation
- English driver guide
Exclude for 1 day Rwanda gorilla tour
- Visa Fees
- Personal Insurance
About Volcanoes National Park
Volcanoes National Park is a national park in northwestern Rwanda. It covers 160 km2 (62 sq mi) of rainforest and includes five of the eight volcanoes in the Virunga Mountains, in particular Karisimbi, Bisoke, Muhabura, Gahinga and Sabinyo. It outskirts Virunga National Park in the democratic Republic of Congo and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda. It is home to the mountain gorilla and the golden monkey, and was the base for the primatologist Dian Fossey.
The recreation center was first gazetted in 1925, as a little territory limited by Karisimbi, Bisoke and Mikeno, expected to shield the gorillas from poachers. It was the absolute first National Park to be made in Africa. Along these lines, in 1929, the outskirts of the recreation center were broadened further into Rwanda and into the Belgian Congo, to shape the Albert National Park, an enormous region of 8090 km2, run by the Belgian pioneer specialists who were accountable for both.
The recreation center later turned into the base for the American naturalist Dian Fossey to do her investigation into the gorillas. She showed up in 1967 and set up the Karisoke Exploration Center among Karisimbi and Visoke. From that point on she invested the greater part of her energy in the recreation center, and is broadly credited with sparing the gorillas from extinction by carrying their situation to the consideration of the global network loonies.
What to carry for your Rwanda gorilla trip
- Hiking Bootss
- A Rain Jacket and sweater
- Headband and Hair Ties
- A hat, Sun glasses and sun screen
- Snacks, Packed lunch and drinking water
- Walking stick
- Camera with strong battery and memory
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